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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-22-2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By tobin
What exactly is 19-stage paint?

What exactly is 19-stage paint?
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 01-13-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
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, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
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, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 641
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, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
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, 12:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,593
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, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
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, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
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, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
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, 06:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,208
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, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 973
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, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
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, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
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, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
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, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
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...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-19-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,724
Posted By tobin
If you haven't already done the valve spring...

If you haven't already done the valve spring recall, just have the dealer replace the clutch and TOB while they're at it to save on labor.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-31-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,547
Posted By tobin
If you replaced one wheel bearing already you...

If you replaced one wheel bearing already you might consider doing the other side. Have you tried the "wheel bearing test" side-to-side movement aka putting load on one side of the car and switching...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 07-29-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By tobin
I'd be interested. You're right, the FB groups...

I'd be interested. You're right, the FB groups are kind of a joke.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 05-07-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By tobin
The one you linked has silver stitches. The...

The one you linked has silver stitches. The version with red stitches is Home TOYOTA PT47818130
OEM NEW Sliding Center Console Armrest w/ Red Stitching 2017 Toyota 86 - Toyota (PT47818130)...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-09-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,230
Posted By tobin
https://youtu.be/lZN5iWQH-Rk (Copied Geex's...

https://youtu.be/lZN5iWQH-Rk

(Copied Geex's video to YouTube for easier viewing)

I finally took my caliper off and inspected my noisy brake which was the passenger front. The pads looked...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 03-04-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,279
Posted By tobin
Interested in wheels, what's your price on those?

Interested in wheels, what's your price on those?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 02-18-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,151
Posted By tobin
I've been very happy with it, and added one to my...

I've been very happy with it, and added one to my '06 Outback as well. It's a great product...just get one!
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 02-07-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,316
Posted By tobin
Glad to hear you got it fixed and can enjoy the...

Glad to hear you got it fixed and can enjoy the car!
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 12-16-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,553
Posted By tobin
Hey Pat - I had a local shop install Lamin-X film...

Hey Pat - I had a local shop install Lamin-X film on mine back when the car was new (2013). I don't have any of those issues with stretch marks or edges coming up. They have held up great and look...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-03-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,745
Posted By tobin
My stock 2013 does it as well.

My stock 2013 does it as well.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-25-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,219
Posted By tobin
Start by reading How to screw up your cars...

Start by reading How to screw up your cars handling and ride - step by step! (https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=67345) by Racecomp Engineering
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-22-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,904
Posted By tobin
Since you have put new wheels on the car, try...

Since you have put new wheels on the car, try putting the old ones back on for a bit and see if that changes anything.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-21-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,347
Posted By tobin
Go to a reputable body shop first and tell them...

Go to a reputable body shop first and tell them what you'd like to accomplish; I'm sure they'll be able to make it happen without you having to dip into your own funds.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-28-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,388
Posted By tobin
Coming out of the little rubber boot in the video...

Coming out of the little rubber boot in the video is a little metal "finger" pushing back and forth on that black lever. The "finger" fits into a little cup area on the lever. Clean that contact...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-27-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 97,432
Posted By tobin
Maybe this time around they can make the brake...

Maybe this time around they can make the brake pads a little easier to check.
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