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Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 07-26-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By tobin
Great price, clean car; won't last long. GLWS

Great price, clean car; won't last long. GLWS
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 05-23-2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 677
Posted By tobin
This post reminded me of this Nissan Sentra...

This post reminded me of this Nissan Sentra project (https://nerocam.com/scc_tap.asp).
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-13-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8,142
Views: 1,742,514
Posted By tobin
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 05-11-2022, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By tobin
Thank you so much! I opened the top and found the...

Thank you so much! I opened the top and found the loose stud unattached to anything. I put it back in place and added a few drops of super glue to keep it in place (added a few drops to the front...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 05-10-2022, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By tobin
JDM armrest hinge keeps popping out?

Hello - I just bought a brand new Toyota armrest to replace my 8 year old broken one. Installation was a breeze since the holes were already drilled for the old armrest. I have noticed over the past...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-10-2022, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By tobin
If the bumper and headlights are already done, I...

If the bumper and headlights are already done, I would just leave it alone. The bumper is most prone to chips. I have very few chips on my hood or fenders. When driving on the highway, give extra...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-06-2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By tobin
Welcome

Welcome
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 04-29-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By tobin
The TRD spoiler will cover the holes (I have one...

The TRD spoiler will cover the holes (I have one on my '13 limited). Any knock-off, as long as it's made to the same dimensions as the TRD part (or even close enough) will do the same. Hope that...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-10-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By tobin
Try to meet up with another BRZ driver close to...

Try to meet up with another BRZ driver close to you with a stock setup, and see if they will swap keys for a half hour or so. See what you like and dislike about the stock setup. That might be a good...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 03-29-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By tobin
Because people are impatient.

Because people are impatient.
Forum: Forced Induction 03-20-2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By tobin
Could always do new engine mounts

Could always do new engine mounts
Forum: Interior Parts (Incl. Lighting) 03-19-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By tobin
Broken JDM Toyota armrest $70 shipped OBO

This has been in my car since 2014 or so. The hinge recently broke off so I bought a brand new one. The base is cracked in one spot as shown. One of the hinge pieces on the lid broke off. There is a...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 03-02-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,679
Posted By tobin
Wait 'til your first rain storm!

Wait 'til your first rain storm!
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 02-21-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By tobin
Mobil 1 0w20 from Walmart...don't overthink it.

Mobil 1 0w20 from Walmart...don't overthink it.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 02-13-2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By tobin
Subaru should provide something like this: ...

Subaru should provide something like this:

http://www.canyonero.com/files/1644761165.jpg
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-22-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,987
Posted By tobin
What exactly is 19-stage paint?

What exactly is 19-stage paint?
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 01-13-2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 951
Posted By tobin
I had great luck with The Camera Source via...

I had great luck with The Camera Source via Amazon. I purchased this one over 5 years ago and it hasn't given me any problems.
...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 01-06-2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By tobin
FWIW... if you can't sell on here, you'll get...

FWIW... if you can't sell on here, you'll get your asking price at the scrap yard.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-17-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,070
Posted By tobin
Maybe try driving the car for a bit, get the...

Maybe try driving the car for a bit, get the parts nice and hot, and try again (carefully). Good luck.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-01-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By tobin
My 2013 has that feature as well. Learn to live...

My 2013 has that feature as well. Learn to live with it. The car makes different rattles and noises at different temperatures. For example I get the dash rattle only between about 55-75* F. Below or...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-22-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,511
Posted By tobin
You could always go crazy and use a block heater...

You could always go crazy and use a block heater or similar to warm the transmission before driving. When cold, I find the 1-2 shift is easier if you slowly raise the revs to about 3200 in first...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-27-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By tobin
Just a follow up for those with the same problem....

Just a follow up for those with the same problem. It was indeed the clutch safety switch. Thanks to all who commented on my post. I used the below video as a guide. I replaced the UPPER switch ...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-25-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By tobin
Thank you both! That sounds exactly like my...

Thank you both! That sounds exactly like my issue. From what I gather, I will need to replace the top switch (closest to the steering wheel) as the lower switch (closer to the floorboard) is for the...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-25-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By tobin
Intermittent no-crank/no-start 2013 BRZ Limited

Hello FT86Club,

I have owned my '13 BRZ Limited since new, it has roughly 50k, a brand new battery, and is otherwise stock. I am experiencing an intermittent no start issue. It happens about once...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 12-27-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,605
Posted By tobin
Option C: wait for the STI version (and continue...

Option C: wait for the STI version (and continue enjoying my '13 in the meantime)
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-14-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By tobin
Hello and welcome to the forum. I'm a CT resident...

Hello and welcome to the forum. I'm a CT resident also. I have an 06 Outback and my 13 BRZ that I've owned since new. I drive the BRZ all winter on Blizzak WS80 unless there is very heavy snow.

If...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-29-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By tobin
The rear pads are original, and I only took them...

The rear pads are original, and I only took them off briefly to inspect.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-28-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By tobin
No, I never use the parking brake to sop. I will...

No, I never use the parking brake to sop. I will give your suggestion a shot. Yes the brake fluid is flushed regularly. Thank you!
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-27-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By tobin
Rear brake scraping noise (Please help!)

Hi FT86 Friends - I'm in need of some help here on my 2013 BRZ. I bought the car new and it currently has about 45k on it. I'm getting a speed-dependent scraping noise coming from the rear wheels...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-19-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By tobin
I'm in CT and have 215 PS4S on stock everything;...

I'm in CT and have 215 PS4S on stock everything; you're welcome to drive my car if you'd like, to see if you prefer the skinnier width. I upgraded from the Primacies last spring and am in love with...
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