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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Yesterday, 09:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,984
Posted By Ernest72
I donít think itís resentment, itís uncertainty. ...

I donít think itís resentment, itís uncertainty. If you own a Gen 1, you really canít make a decision whether itís worth it through videos, or dyno comparisons, etc.

I wholeheartedly, without a...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Yesterday, 07:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,984
Posted By Ernest72
I’ll wait to test drive one and feel the...

I’ll wait to test drive one and feel the difference. Numbers don’t mean as much for a DD. Still not switching from my 16 at stage 2. But if the new one feels great things could change, ya never know.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-27-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,676
Posted By Ernest72
Certainly saw some people bolted on previous...

Certainly saw some people bolted on previous exhaust and it fit.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-26-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,892
Posted By Ernest72
Never, just wait.

Never, just wait.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-26-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Ernest72
I have sparco terra at 17 in with 225/ 45 conti...

I have sparco terra at 17 in with 225/ 45 conti extreme contact snows on my 04 WRX and it is a blast in the snow. 16 looks more rally and is lighter but I stayed 17 because I had 17 snow tires on a...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-21-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 32,404
Posted By Ernest72
When you work out the kinks, I will be up for the...

When you work out the kinks, I will be up for the swap as well.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 11-21-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 22,291
Posted By Ernest72
What we need is 15 of us at 10k a piece to buy...

What we need is 15 of us at 10k a piece to buy one Gt4RS and share it. We each get it for 3.5 weeks a year.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-21-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,316
Posted By Ernest72
I have the same disease for mountain biking....

I have the same disease for mountain biking. Spend hundreds of dollars to save a half a pound. Meanwhile if I just lost 5 lbs from my belly I would feel better and cheaper too. But like you said it...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-18-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,316
Posted By Ernest72
Still think BBK is mostly bling. Most of the cars...

Still think BBK is mostly bling. Most of the cars spend 90% on the street and 10% on the track. For that little track time you can buy rotors, track pads and fluid and swap them out for pretty cheap....
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-18-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 32,404
Posted By Ernest72
At least these threads are better than the usual....

At least these threads are better than the usual.

Which oil is best
Does this wheel fit
MT is better than AT
Which car is most like the twins
What should I buy a twin, s2000 or Miata
How...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-14-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,491
Posted By Ernest72
Honestly, I heard there were three 100 year olds...

Honestly, I heard there were three 100 year olds that bought 86s which brought the average age up.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-14-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,316
Posted By Ernest72
Main benefit of a BBK besides looks is, the...

Main benefit of a BBK besides looks is, the ability to quickly swap out brake pads from street to track for the casual track guy.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-13-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 32,404
Posted By Ernest72
Looks are so subjective. Everyone hated my...

Looks are so subjective. Everyone hated my blobeye, but now after 18 years more people like it. Subarus are ugly what can you say, the fact that Toyota was involved makes the twins way better...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-12-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By Ernest72
But for NA the cat back rarely offer any benefits...

But for NA the cat back rarely offer any benefits other than sound or looks. So if it fits I am sure it will be just fine.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-12-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,430
Posted By Ernest72
WRX is easier than BRZ. With right tools itís no...

WRX is easier than BRZ. With right tools itís no issue. Even with the custom taped tools I use, it will not fit for the driver side rear on the BRZ. Loosening both engine mounts and jacking up about...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-12-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,491
Posted By Ernest72
I know you are kidding but how does driving...

I know you are kidding but how does driving manual make you good. I guess us AT guys are bad, which is fine. And what if I drive both am I just average or blah.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-11-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,430
Posted By Ernest72
Unless they put a dent in there or an access hole...

Unless they put a dent in there or an access hole I think it will be the same. Only really need the lift for the driver side rear.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-11-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 32,404
Posted By Ernest72
I could be up for that some years from now when...

I could be up for that some years from now when my engine has really high miles.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-11-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 21,821
Posted By Ernest72
I would not go back to that shop. Crazy.

I would not go back to that shop. Crazy.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-11-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 32,404
Posted By Ernest72
I think the new twin is a great option. I would...

I think the new twin is a great option. I would do it if I did not have my 16 BRZ.

The 987.2 would likely need more money into it, to make it what I you want. Itís a good dilemma to have. I...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-10-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 32,404
Posted By Ernest72
I am worried I will feel the same way. So for now...

I am worried I will feel the same way. So for now I save.

Maybe a 987.2 because it’s more raw.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-10-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,491
Posted By Ernest72
Makes sense older goes AT. Too many other things...

Makes sense older goes AT. Too many other things to worry about and shit to do, you just want something easy and mindless.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-09-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,491
Posted By Ernest72
This pretty much explains why there are less...

This pretty much explains why there are less manuals for DD. Traffic, lights and commuting suck and the auto helps a little. Exactly why I got the auto.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-06-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,593
Posted By Ernest72
I agree. Fixing problems that donít exist. Never...

I agree. Fixing problems that donít exist. Never thought about cheapness in a turn signal. My wifeís IS300 is annoying as hell.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-06-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,562
Posted By Ernest72
So poor people can have fun too. All good.

So poor people can have fun too. All good.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 11-05-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,716
Posted By Ernest72
Nothing against fumoto, but never had an issue...

Nothing against fumoto, but never had an issue with an oil pan bolt on numerous cars and 100s of oil changes.

With a fumoto valve you are at risk of a gang of anarchists that go around with a...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-05-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,245
Posted By Ernest72
I think the fuses are lighter as well.

I think the fuses are lighter as well.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-05-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,562
Posted By Ernest72
Remember the price of something is what someone...

Remember the price of something is what someone is willing to pay for it. Let’s see what it goes for. I have seen old porsches on the market for years at crazy prices. Guess what, no one is buying...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-05-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,901
Posted By Ernest72
To be honest a twin is not really a car you get...

To be honest a twin is not really a car you get worrying about depreciation, maintenance costs, running costs etc. you buy it because it’s fun to drive. The fact that it is reliable, with...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-05-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 32,404
Posted By Ernest72
Not trying to censor anything, glad the content...

Not trying to censor anything, glad the content is out there. I think we (me and you) can agree that we (society) over emphasize wealth as a measure of success or happiness. When pretty much every...
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