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Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 04-15-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,073
Posted By Molez93
OK. I'm convinced my cheap-o tester(s) are likely...

OK. I'm convinced my cheap-o tester(s) are likely worse than simply assessing based on known age, appearance, and brake performance. Ive had enough strange results over the years: better off simply...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-25-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 55,995
Posted By Rach-82
They installed some add-ons before I even had a...

They installed some add-ons before I even had a say in the matter, like the pulsing brake light, and window etching. They knocked those off the bill for me and knocked a little of the MSRP. I added...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-10-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 55,995
Posted By troyguitar
Basically $30k.

Basically $30k.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-07-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 175,699
Posted By Tcoat
You are so busy trying to counter my statements...

You are so busy trying to counter my statements you are not grasping the meaning of them.

First off I am not saying I feel they did anything wrong. I thought that my concern that a Toyota lawyer...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-01-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 22,108
Views: 5,059,364
Posted By humfrz
Heavens NO, we wouldn't want you "overdoing" -...

Heavens NO, we wouldn't want you "overdoing" - :rolleyes:

:D


humfrz
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-05-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 175,699
Posted By humfrz
Welp, my present thinking is that, since I have...

Welp, my present thinking is that, since I have about 25,000 miles on my car, I figure the TOB will give out at about the same time as its due for new spark plugs. So, I may take the car in for the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-03-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 55,995
Posted By Tcoat
Looks like a pearl coat. The colour is a homage...

Looks like a pearl coat. The colour is a homage to not an exact replica. The old green enamel used to fade very quickly so the pearl will look better for longer.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 04-22-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,691
Posted By Dadhawk
Oxyg3n Straight from Rustoleum… ...

Oxyg3n Straight from Rustoleum…

https://www.rustoleum.com/project-catalog/garage/paint-on-car/
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 02-28-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,906
Posted By MuseChaser
Hmmm... your post was today.. and so was this...

Hmmm... your post was today.. and so was this snip from the Best Buy website... ?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-26-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,441
Posted By stevesnj
Sold the car, sad day

This is by far the greatest car I have ever owned. I was heartbroken watching it taken away but glad it was bought by a seemingly appreciative and responsible new owner. I will miss this car. I...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-04-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,837
Posted By Mr.ac
The car is a machine. It doesn't love you, it...

The car is a machine. It doesn't love you, it doesn't hate you. It would do what it's made to do.
I always seriously question the mental health of all those people that name their cars. (That was a...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 10-17-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,595
Posted By nextcar
Backup camera install notes...

Installed my backup camera over the weekend and have some comments/tips that may help others...

1) I bought the harness from autoharnesshouse.com, and Brian was great. They really stand behind...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-15-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22,108
Views: 5,059,364
Posted By Spacemane969
You're not kidding man I was giving it everything...

You're not kidding man I was giving it everything I had trying to make it budge. I know my neighbors thought I was making love to my 86s rear :lol:

Thanks for sharing, it's a curiosity that there...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 07-18-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,529
Posted By Senoko
Try this seller instead. ...

Try this seller instead.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/VALENTI-12-13-14-15-16-SUBARU-BRZ-SCION-FR-S-FRS-GT-86-RCF-LED-TAIL-LIGHT-LAMP/151996754985
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-29-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 59,765
Posted By humfrz
That may come out at their next family reunion...

That may come out at their next family reunion ....... :eyebulge:


humfrz
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-29-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 59,765
Posted By Tcoat
Hey it is Tennessee. Could be your father AND...

Hey it is Tennessee. Could be your father AND uncle!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-21-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By humfrz
THAT'S GOOD! You must have an AT and use...

THAT'S GOOD!

You must have an AT and use cruise control a lot .. ??

Yep, like mentioned above:

* wallet out of back pocket

* proper seat adjustment (no slouching)
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-21-2016, 01:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By MarcFr-s
A very long drive in any seat can have adverse...

A very long drive in any seat can have adverse effects on the lumbar, lower back. Lots of pillows, products out there for extra lower back support. Stopping, walking around, stretching really helps...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-21-2016, 12:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By gravitylover
Since I started my new gig I've been doing back...

Since I started my new gig I've been doing back to back 500 mile days. Not only have I not had any problems some of my earlier age and old injury related aches have subsided considerably. Proper...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-20-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By radroach
On really long trips, the best thing I found to...

On really long trips, the best thing I found to do was to my hotel stops, rest, then hit the gym in between and stretch and do light workouts at night and in the morning. When you're sitting in the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-20-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By FRSapex
Steering wheel

Have you tried adjusting the telescoping steering wheel? Sometimes back issues can be caused by "referred" pain.

I'm just shy of 6'2" 180# and adjust my seat position like I'm in a kart. I like...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-20-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By humfrz
Well, old man, just don't try to drive 800 miles...

Well, old man, just don't try to drive 800 miles at one time ........ :slap:

If you have to ........ the secret is ibuprofen and codeine ....... take two tablets each, every 2 hours, with stool...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-20-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By CSG Mike
Lower back support is more important than...

Lower back support is more important than shoulder support in this regard.

A lot of people think I sit with a gangster lean in the car, but in reality, I'm just setting up the seat to give me the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-20-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By gramicci101
I'm 6'5"/260 lbs, and I have no problem making...

I'm 6'5"/260 lbs, and I have no problem making several thousand mile road trips. When you stop for gas, stretch and walk around for a moment, but otherwise it's fine. Make sure your seat is...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-20-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By g e
Years ago I was a tourist somewhere and it was...

Years ago I was a tourist somewhere and it was advised to be careful of one's belongings due to pickpockets etc. so I put my wallet in my front pocket.

I realized I was much more comfortable when...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-20-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By sheady
I was just on a 2600mi week long roadtrip at the...

I was just on a 2600mi week long roadtrip at the beginning of the month, zero back pain and I have a history of lower back tension. I do go to PT weekly and work my glutes with a lacrosse ball which...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-20-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By humdizzle
seating position is key. Chris Harris...

seating position is key.

Chris Harris (driving god) said that you should be able to rest your wrists comfortably on the top of the wheel. That is proper race car position. I usually recline it a...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-20-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By Tt3Sheppard
The key is make sure you don't have your wallet...

The key is make sure you don't have your wallet in your back pocket and maybe push the seat back a bit for the longer drives. My probably is my foot will usually cramp up because of the racecar...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-20-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By extrashaky
I drive 2000 to 2500 miles per month, about 1200...

I drive 2000 to 2500 miles per month, about 1200 of them in the BRZ and the rest in rental cars. I had a little back stiffness on long drives when I first got the BRZ, but it went away. Part of it...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-20-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,933
Posted By fumanchu1
foam inserts

foam inserts
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