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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-18-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By Blighty
What Facebook group is this? Just want to check...

What Facebook group is this? Just want to check it out.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-17-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By Blighty
Yes, I think the engine oil plug is also, but...

Yes, I think the engine oil plug is also, but that was squeaky clean.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-16-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By Blighty
For anyone thats interested - there is quite a...

For anyone thats interested - there is quite a bit of metal in the transmission oil at 2k miles. Glad to get it changed early.

https://i.imgur.com/fB3hia2.png
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-12-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,610
Posted By Blighty
There isn't a law that can target the sale of...

There isn't a law that can target the sale of tuning devices, you as the owner off a vehicle can still be done at any moment by failing to pass emissions though.

Again, its not like the US - the...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-12-2022, 02:47 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,610
Posted By Blighty
Like I said, its not the same. In...

Like I said, its not the same.

In Australia the 'Product' is explicitly defined.

https://www.awe.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/pes-products-covered-new-emissions-standards.pdf

You...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-09-2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,610
Posted By Blighty
Australia doesn't have your clean air act - an...

Australia doesn't have your clean air act - an ultra open ended and powerful piece of legislation that little baby is.

So nothing has changed legally for the US, its just that the EPA have decided...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-09-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,610
Posted By Blighty
So explain what's changed exactly. How are...

So explain what's changed exactly.

How are Cobb liable for a person using a racing tune off the racetrack?

I mean, I'd really like to know that its just not some muppet board of directors with...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-08-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,610
Posted By Blighty
They just killed there business. Congrats to...

They just killed there business. Congrats to them.

I mean hasn't tuning always been officially a motorsports only thing really (without carb certification that is), and the liability of it is on...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-08-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By Blighty
Yeah sorry I can't help you with BMW engine...

Yeah sorry I can't help you with BMW engine issues - though I will say that often these types of issues are related to poor maintenance and lack of care for a vehicle rather than 'all BMW engines...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-08-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,796
Posted By Blighty
I think you might of meant to quote ...

I think you might of meant to quote Sasquachulator.

But yeah I mean more than just aircraft and automobiles, industry and grids can use back-up hydrogen power generators that are clean and...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-07-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 86,113
Posted By Blighty
Yes sir.

Yes sir.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-07-2022, 05:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 929
Posted By Blighty
Yep, and we can bet this gen will not be any...

Yep, and we can bet this gen will not be any different. People will go FI and break it no doubt.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-06-2022, 10:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,796
Posted By Blighty
Hydrogen makes sense for a lot of reasons. Its...

Hydrogen makes sense for a lot of reasons. Its biggest knock is that it is less energy efficient because it takes a lot of energy to create. The question is how difficult will it be to create clean...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-06-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By Blighty
Do you have a budget? Yeah I agree there are a...

Do you have a budget? Yeah I agree there are a few BMWs that might fit your requirements, depending on the $
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-06-2022, 04:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By Blighty
If I had to always take kids around and drive a...

If I had to always take kids around and drive a lot and wanted something fun and cheap I'd buy a Ford Fiesta ST, the one with 4 doors of course. If its about the kids and you want fun, then don't...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-05-2022, 11:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,156
Posted By Blighty
I don't want to diss people colour choices,...

I don't want to diss people colour choices, particularly unique ones. But yeah in low light scenarios the brown was really bad imo.

On a sunny day it looked very nice though, and certainly I...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-05-2022, 11:21 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 86,113
Posted By Blighty
Melbourne

Melbourne
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-05-2022, 11:13 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 86,113
Posted By Blighty
Basically its the JDM spec. Not sure why its...

Basically its the JDM spec. Not sure why its different, but we usually get the JDM model.

Our GR86 hasn't been released yet (later this year) but rumours are that we will be getting the red...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-05-2022, 11:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,057
Posted By Blighty
Hard to tell, the seats have just always been so...

Hard to tell, the seats have just always been so sensational.

One thing I will say is that I have probably put on a few kg since 2012, and the new car feels like they have made an allowance for...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-05-2022, 10:18 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 86,113
Posted By Blighty
Never actually posted my car - WR Blue, took her...

Never actually posted my car - WR Blue, took her straight to get gtechiqu ultra when I drove her off the lot in march.

https://i.imgur.com/AHNjRzf.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/1Os36pr.png...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-05-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,057
Posted By Blighty
We were fortunate in the initial specs in...

We were fortunate in the initial specs in australia. We got all the nice bits on the top 86 spec (called the 86 GTS).

This was what my cockpit looked like (2012), which I think still holds up...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-05-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,057
Posted By Blighty
The only thing I miss from my first gen is the...

The only thing I miss from my first gen is the lack of any buttons on my steering wheel.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-04-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,796
Posted By Blighty
Yep. Pretty much.

Yep. Pretty much.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-03-2022, 09:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,796
Posted By Blighty
Well looking at the current price of anything...

Well looking at the current price of anything tells you very little, looking at the price change through changes to supply and demand over time tells you much more.

On top of that the...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-03-2022, 02:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,796
Posted By Blighty
Hmm. Oil supply and demand is fickle...

Hmm. Oil supply and demand is fickle (particularly when you have market manipulation with opec), but we know that when demand plummeted during covid the prices went down.

No-one might be selling...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 04-28-2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By Blighty
The sounds its making is like when you pour sand...

The sounds its making is like when you pour sand onto the floor. Its more prominent under 2.5k revs. Sometimes its not there, but most of the times it is. I've also noted its very very slightly...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 04-28-2022, 01:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By Blighty
I get that. I didn't say I was going to do it...

I get that. I didn't say I was going to do it myself. I'm getting a transmission specialist mechanic to change it and take a sample. There is no legal basis for a certified mechanic not to be able...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 04-28-2022, 12:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By Blighty
If anyone has changed the manual transmission oil after break in, what was it like?

I'm curious because I am hearing a lot more noise from the transmission in this car than I did back when I broke in my OG 86.

I'm at about 2500km right now and just picked up the (stupidly...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 04-21-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,156
Posted By Blighty
Yeah not sure if the 0 makes any difference. ...

Yeah not sure if the 0 makes any difference.

I think, with the gloss black wheels and door mirrors, it might look nice on the GR86. I think it will make it pop and be better suited to our coupes...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 04-21-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,156
Posted By Blighty
Its the new 2022 WRX orange. Look at the...

Its the new 2022 WRX orange.

Look at the positive side of it, no-one is buying the new WRX, so its going to be a rare hue ;)
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