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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics Yesterday, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By fredzy
Yeah this. As OP says, seems better when shifting...

Yeah this. As OP says, seems better when shifting to neutral, (I guess) pausing, then to second. That's because engine speed (*edit* and transmission speed, once in neutral) had more time to drop...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-01-2022, 12:24 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 12,378
Posted By fredzy
Haymakers!

Haymakers!
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 09-30-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 12,378
Posted By fredzy
Yes optimum tire temps are probably within first...

Yes optimum tire temps are probably within first 2.5 to 6 mins of hotlapping, depending on the track etc. I think time of day does matter too, surface temps will be hotter in mid day sun, probably...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-30-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 41,180
Posted By fredzy
Probably the last thing Iíll do to the car for...

Probably the last thing Iíll do to the car for foreseeable future. Got the Borla catback despite the ďdogshitĒ warnings. I got bit by that a little though.. the tips donít protrude evenly and I canít...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 09-30-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 12,378
Posted By fredzy
I couldnít let yaís whoop me that bad! I did a...

I couldnít let yaís whoop me that bad! I did a good 8-10 laps and could only get to .405
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 09-29-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 12,378
Posted By fredzy
Whew. Hoping to get a little time tonight to try...

Whew. Hoping to get a little time tonight to try to punch back at y'all but there is a long list of real-world car crap I need to do.. let's see..
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-29-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,198
Views: 414,060
Posted By fredzy
wow that's bracing is a nice bonus. Definitely...

wow that's bracing is a nice bonus. Definitely not an optional accessory? Like those wheels.. I had never heard of them before you mentioned. Then again, I never gave the Supra a closer look until...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-28-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 129,131
Posted By fredzy
I hope your dealer is still actually trying. Is...

I hope your dealer is still actually trying. Is your deal with them for MSRP? Have they sold any other 86's with markup?

Agreement made in Dec with my original dealer was MSRP, before they had a...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-28-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 82,703
Posted By fredzy
Really sorry to hear, dreamwonder. If there's a...

Really sorry to hear, dreamwonder. If there's a chance the data on overrev was bogus I would do all I could to fight that. Maybe have a second dealer look at it, if that's a thing that can be done...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-28-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 485
Posted By fredzy
wow. Just wow at that pic. It could only be...

wow. Just wow at that pic. It could only be better if they grafted that bumper onto an E65.

I'm withholding final judgement on the new M2 until I see it in a proper color, like baby girl pajama...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-28-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 485
Posted By fredzy
Yeah I like it. The color they chose there...

Yeah I like it. The color they chose there highlights the non-traditional trim and really makes it look weird.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-28-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,180
Posted By fredzy
Ah, these little kids are making fun of me eh?...

Ah, these little kids are making fun of me eh? Well jokes on them because we're making LITTLE-ER kids who will make fun of THEM for being old soon.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 09-27-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 12,378
Posted By fredzy
Nice! I did about 9 laps and lap 5 or so was my...

Nice! I did about 9 laps and lap 5 or so was my fastest by a wide margin.. and I couldn't figure out what I did. Aside from stay in 4th gear on the first turn (which I subsequently always did.) I...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-27-2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 129,131
Posted By fredzy
There was a point in the summer where I...

There was a point in the summer where I considered taking something besides my ideal spec. Figured I could enjoy it then sell it and easily break even once the real deal came. I'm glad I waited, that...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-27-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 18,471
Posted By fredzy
1) Sadly I agree, though I think they're...

1) Sadly I agree, though I think they're recovering a little. I wish I had more time in the day to read The Autopian. It's the distilled essence of what made Jalopnik a good thing back in the day....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-27-2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3,198
Views: 414,060
Posted By fredzy
I haven't seen a single MT Supra in dealer...

I haven't seen a single MT Supra in dealer allocations, and I looked around at a lot of dealer inventories. Hopefully they'll ramp up? I mean they have to know that's what most people will be after....
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-27-2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,349
Posted By fredzy
Another Everyday Driver GR86 video. For those...

Another Everyday Driver GR86 video. For those suffering a wait for the GR86, don't watch it.

https://youtu.be/jOhed7JBgiM

Just posting this next video because it's funny. With the weather going...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-26-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 485
Posted By fredzy
At first glance it's nuts, but then I like it....

At first glance it's nuts, but then I like it. Kinda reminds me of some LM-spec or IMSA version of a normal car. It's clean and simple compared to most "sporty" stuff these days.
...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 09-26-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 12,378
Posted By fredzy
I went ahead and put some laps in yesterday just...

I went ahead and put some laps in yesterday just in case.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 09-24-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 12,378
Posted By fredzy
https://youtu.be/_asNhzXq72w Yeah couldn’t...

https://youtu.be/_asNhzXq72w

Yeah couldn’t remember if it was Friday or Saturday that it ended. (Yesterday felt like Thursday to me all day too.) The n-ring time I did way before the cutoff I...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 09-24-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 12,378
Posted By fredzy
I was gonna put some laps in last night but was...

I was gonna put some laps in last night but was gassed, fell asleep. Does today still count?
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-23-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 96,154
Posted By fredzy
First part of the title is a big eye roller, but...

First part of the title is a big eye roller, but it's a good video with lots of very interesting info. Lots of things that aren't the usual marketing taglines, things even I've never really heard...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-22-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 41,180
Posted By fredzy
I installed these door edge guards as...

I installed these door edge guards as anti-wind-buffeting things the other day. I completely forgot I had them until it suddenly hit me that wind was a-buffeting and I reached for the rear window...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-22-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,002
Posted By fredzy
OMG the price! I installed the $10 amazon door...

OMG the price! I installed the $10 amazon door protectors (you even get two sets :)) and they worked for the 50-80mph whomping. I didn't go any faster with windows down so far so can't say if they're...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-19-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 129,131
Posted By fredzy
I'm finally done. Deposits at 4 different dealers...

I'm finally done. Deposits at 4 different dealers variously over 9 months and ultimately I got it by random calling. Not my perfect MSRP-only deal I held out for.. I end up with a $1500 extended...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 09-19-2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 12,378
Posted By fredzy
Same here, clueless as to fastest way around. I...

Same here, clueless as to fastest way around. I remember struggling a bit with the circuit experience. All the more reason to dig into it! One thing that's nice is you can rack up a ton of laps fast....
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 09-18-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 12,378
Posted By fredzy
Yeah, bean shaped

Yeah, bean shaped
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 09-18-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 12,378
Posted By fredzy
Thanks! Broad bean for race 7 lol

Thanks! Broad bean for race 7 lol
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-18-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,180
Posted By fredzy
Didnít watch the video but these are my thoughts...

Didnít watch the video but these are my thoughts exactly on the twins. Thereís literally no other sports car Iím interested in between it and a 911 GT3
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-14-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 18,471
Posted By fredzy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgAhcyG936U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgAhcyG936U
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