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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics Today, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 154,714
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yeah I like them a lot too. They remind me of...

Yeah I like them a lot too. They remind me of s2000 wheels (ap2v1 as my s2000 buddy likes to say), except in gunmetal.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics Today, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 154,714
Posted By DarkSunrise
Such an amazing color! Probably my favorite...

Such an amazing color! Probably my favorite thing about the new car so far.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics Today, 12:15 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 88,382
Posted By DarkSunrise
Out with the old, in with the newÖ

Out with the old, in with the newÖ
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics Today, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 154,714
Posted By DarkSunrise
Well this happened today :)

Well this happened today :)
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-19-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 17,186
Posted By DarkSunrise
I have the Exedy stage 1 lightweight flywheel and...

I have the Exedy stage 1 lightweight flywheel and clutch combo and love it. Pros are the engine free revs much quicker for easier rev matching. In fast up shifts, the clutch grabs immediately which...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-13-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 154,714
Posted By DarkSunrise
Also check your spam. My VON email from Subaru...

Also check your spam. My VON email from Subaru was automatically routed to my gmail spam folder.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-12-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 154,714
Posted By DarkSunrise
Finally got an update from my dealership. ETA of...

Finally got an update from my dealership. ETA of 5/27.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-04-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 154,714
Posted By DarkSunrise
Wow that is a long delivery timeframe. Youíve...

Wow that is a long delivery timeframe. Youíve got a lot of patience! My salesman said heís been seeing a lot of these delivery dates getting stretched recently. I don't mind waiting another few...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-04-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 154,714
Posted By DarkSunrise
Anyone here order in December and still waiting...

Anyone here order in December and still waiting on your VIN? I ordered on December 5 and my build was scheduled to arrive in May but since I don’t even have my VIN, I’m thinking it is probably...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 04-12-2022, 06:17 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 104,969
Posted By DarkSunrise
Pleasantly surprised by your oil temps! What...

Pleasantly surprised by your oil temps!

What was your alignment and how was the carís balance?
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 03-10-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By DarkSunrise
Reminds me a lot of the 1st gen BRZ (when it came...

Reminds me a lot of the 1st gen BRZ (when it came out) vs. NC Miata. Both platforms have gotten significantly quicker but the BRZ still has the edge.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-09-2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 141,415
Posted By DarkSunrise
Iím in a similar situation as you. Just had my...

Iím in a similar situation as you. Just had my second kid and I canít see myself doing more than a handful track days for the next few years. Decided to de-mod my FRS and sell it while the market...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 03-04-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,670
Posted By DarkSunrise
Maybe different butt sensitivities? :)

Maybe different butt sensitivities? :)
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 03-04-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,670
Posted By DarkSunrise
TheTopher (former 1st gen owner) just bought a...

TheTopher (former 1st gen owner) just bought a 2nd gen BRZ and confirmed that the suspension tuning is noticeably softer around town vs. the GR86.

https://youtu.be/3DKyYja2Fc4
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-27-2022, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By DarkSunrise
I once ran into a similar issue on an aftermarket...

I once ran into a similar issue on an aftermarket front pipe to overpipe connection. Even bolted down, that connection never fully sealed until I had a muffler shop extend the front pipe by 1/2". ...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 02-22-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,670
Posted By DarkSunrise
Probably a GR86 specific thing. When C&D had...

Probably a GR86 specific thing. When C&D had both on hand for testing, they noticed the BRZ had noticeably better compliance on the street. I think they actually thought the BRZ suspension was as...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 02-12-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,618
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yeah steady state skidpad doesn't tell the whole...

Yeah steady state skidpad doesn't tell the whole story but it is probably the best indicator of overall tire grip there is, which correlates strongly (again not perfectly) to lap times.

The...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 02-12-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,618
Posted By DarkSunrise
Haha I didn't mean my comment seriously (see the...

Haha I didn't mean my comment seriously (see the smiley), but ok being a bit more serious now. Most of the difference with the TS trim comes down to the MPS4 tires. The TS and the 2022 upper trims...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 02-12-2022, 12:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,618
Posted By DarkSunrise
Meh it's only 2.2 seconds faster than the 2018...

Meh it's only 2.2 seconds faster than the 2018 BRZ TS which has the same MPS4 tires. You don't even need E85, you could close that gap with E60 ;)
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 02-11-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,822
Posted By DarkSunrise
Thanks for the recommendation! Iíll check those...

Thanks for the recommendation! Iíll check those out.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 02-11-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,822
Posted By DarkSunrise
For my canyon tire, I specifically use something...

For my canyon tire, I specifically use something low grip (Federal SS595) to keep some playfulness in the chassis without going too fast. It’s probably a little less grippy than the Primacy even,...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 02-10-2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,375
Posted By DarkSunrise
Is this you MSG? :D

Is this you MSG? :D
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 02-10-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,375
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yeah I see the 2nd gen as being way more...

Yeah I see the 2nd gen as being way more aggressive looking and targeting a younger audience with the fender vents and bumper scoops and the sculpting under the doors. Not that it matters much. 2nd...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 02-09-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,375
Posted By DarkSunrise
Thatís an amazing price with the Toyota employee...

Thatís an amazing price with the Toyota employee discount! Iíd do the same in your shoes. The current used market is what convinced me as well. Iíd debated between white and red back in 2012. ...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 02-09-2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,375
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yeah I've pretty much committed to switching to...

Yeah I've pretty much committed to switching to the new platform. My order should be here in May. Looking forward to it, but also trying to set my expectations realistically. I'll definitely write...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 02-09-2022, 12:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,375
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yeah I get the concern. For guys with 1st gen...

Yeah I get the concern. For guys with 1st gen cars on E85, it's a tough call. Our cars are close to the same speed as a 2nd gen stock. Less power, a bit less weight. The 2nd gen should still be...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-08-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By DarkSunrise
Even my regular one didnít fit. I had to take an...

Even my regular one didnít fit. I had to take an extra socket to a machine shop and have them turn it on a lathe to thin out the wall.

Also if you plan to track it, take appropriate wrenches to...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 02-07-2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,375
Posted By DarkSunrise
Someone posted a track video on FB of a stock...

Someone posted a track video on FB of a stock power 2022 BRZ vs. an E85 1st gen on the front straight of Buttonwillow. The 2022 BRZ is not able to pull away at all. So it doesn't surprise me that a...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-30-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23,715
Views: 6,238,137
Posted By DarkSunrise
Finally washed it! Unfortunately was a machine...

Finally washed it! Unfortunately was a machine wash since my kid loves them (the first the car’s ever seen)but I think it turned out pretty decent. A few marks left (melted rubber streaks from the...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 01-22-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,611
Posted By DarkSunrise
Is the fake sound really different between the...

Is the fake sound really different between the BRZ and GR86?
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