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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-22-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,162
Posted By Bristecom
I think what he meant was when the final edition...

I think what he meant was when the final edition (revision) run starts in like 4 years from now, which will last until the end of the 2020's before they change to EV or something for the 2030's.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-21-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,162
Posted By Bristecom
Same. I'll wait to see what the "performance"...

Same. I'll wait to see what the "performance" version looks like and may upgrade eventually. I'm fine with my 2017 PP for a while.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-21-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,583
Posted By Bristecom
Could very well be. Commiefornia supposedly just...

Could very well be. Commiefornia supposedly just passed a law that will ban the sale of new cars with combustion engines sometime in 2030 and idiotically Japan seems to be go along with it so we may...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-16-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 342,807
Posted By Bristecom
Yes, we are still in the first world... for now....

Yes, we are still in the first world... for now. I have a designer's mind so I always think about ways to make things better. We could just walk to work every day on our bare feet but it's not about...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-14-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 342,807
Posted By Bristecom
Yes, all good points. However, the downside of...

Yes, all good points. However, the downside of such vents is they are typically more likely to break and are harder to clean, and being plastic also usually means they're more likely to corrode down...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-19-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 342,807
Posted By Bristecom
Somewhere I recall them mentioning it was totally...

Somewhere I recall them mentioning it was totally revised. But I don't know exactly what that means. I highly doubt it will be much different from the outgoing model - just tweaked to better suit the...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-19-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 342,807
Posted By Bristecom
OK, my thoughts on the new model: First of...

OK, my thoughts on the new model:

First of all, a 2.4L NA was what I was calling for from the very start! It's the engine that I thought the car should have had, and the engine I expected them to...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-05-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 81,331
Posted By Bristecom
Looks very much like a Lexus or Hyundai Genesis...

Looks very much like a Lexus or Hyundai Genesis Coupe now. Not sure how I feel about it compared to the current model yet. I'll consider buying one if they actually upgrade it with an STI turbo model...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 08-13-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 68,404
Posted By Bristecom
Those cars still have scoops but they're just...

Those cars still have scoops but they're just integrated into the front air dam and run under the hood. On a car like this with a low hood, I would think it'd still need an opening unless they raise...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 08-13-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 68,404
Posted By Bristecom
Yes, those are definitely Michelin Pilot Sport 4S...

Yes, those are definitely Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires. And they appear to be 225/40/18, which will enhance the comfort/stability over bumps and give it more grip while still being agile. With the...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 04-05-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 36,734
Posted By Bristecom
Obviously the 2.0L was decided due to tax reasons...

Obviously the 2.0L was decided due to tax reasons in some countries and also slightly lower costs in achieving a higher redline and the lack of a multi-stage intake also lowers cost and complexity a...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 04-05-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 36,734
Posted By Bristecom
I've been sayin' all along... they should have...

I've been sayin' all along... they should have used a 2.4L! The Boxer type engines are not penalized by more displacement so unlike inline 4 cylinder engines, they do not need to add a balance shaft....
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-27-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,858
Posted By Bristecom
I also had this happen on mine after a lot of...

I also had this happen on mine after a lot of highway driving on a very rainy and cooler (50ish degrees) night. I'd say it's either the pads not breaking through the wet surface well enough or not...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-23-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By Bristecom
I think mine feel the same way mistople. It's not...

I think mine feel the same way mistople. It's not abnormal. In fact, even the Evo X Brembo brakes felt kind of like that. It's almost a sticky feeling. I ordered some Endless pads and fluid so we'll...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-22-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,724
Posted By Bristecom
I think it only flexes with certain forces. The...

I think it only flexes with certain forces. The STI endurance racing team has used them for years and a lot of people have reported positive results so apparently it works. I'm more curious about the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-22-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,724
Posted By Bristecom
I'm curious about this as well. I think the ones...

I'm curious about this as well. I think the ones reporting understeer had also changed the roll bar too so it was most likely that which was causing it. I'm also curious about the difference between...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 02-11-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,323
Posted By Bristecom
Yeah, that app is so worthless it's practically a...

Yeah, that app is so worthless it's practically a scam. I can't believe they actually charge money for it. And they haven't bothered updating/fixing it at all.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-13-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,495
Posted By Bristecom
I have one and heard it from day one. I know...

I have one and heard it from day one. I know where it is. It's the stupid plastic dash rattling against the plastic of the infotainment system. If I push on it, it stops. I might try realigning it or...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-18-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,923
Posted By Bristecom
Sounds pretty normal... performance brake pads...

Sounds pretty normal... performance brake pads can squeal a bit and rotors do get a light layer of rust. If you don't want these things, you can replace the pads with some designed for quietness and...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-12-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,266
Posted By Bristecom
Opti-coat... I can't wait to get it on there but...

Opti-coat... I can't wait to get it on there but I've been so busy with work and stuff lately.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-11-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,266
Posted By Bristecom
I told you... it was only a matter of when not...

I told you... it was only a matter of when not if. :D
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-11-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,266
Posted By Bristecom
When it comes time to upgrade, I may try some...

When it comes time to upgrade, I may try some Endless brake pads. But these stock pads feel really good so far.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-11-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,266
Posted By Bristecom
I'm 99% sure that's the size/offset. I'll be...

I'm 99% sure that's the size/offset. I'll be taking the wheels off to do some coating soon so I'll let you know the details. I'm curious if they are Enkei MAT wheels. I'm pretty sure they are. The...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-08-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,266
Posted By Bristecom
Only a thousand or so. Well worth it IMO if you...

Only a thousand or so. Well worth it IMO if you can still manage to get one.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-07-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,266
Posted By Bristecom
Bristecom's 2017 Subaru BRZ Performance Package

Well, after 5 years of waiting I've finally got myself one! As some of you may know, I held out on the Scion FR-S mostly due to limited options and uncertainties about the power being sufficient for...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 01-07-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 170,070
Posted By Bristecom
Yep, they are definitely gunmetal wheels. I...

Yep, they are definitely gunmetal wheels. I wasn't sure which I would like more but now I'm certain I like the gunmetal. They have a unique color tone and look so much better in person. The whole car...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 01-07-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 170,070
Posted By Bristecom
Well boys, my PP has arrived! I'm about to go...

Well boys, my PP has arrived! I'm about to go pick it up! I'll take pictures. The salesman showed me a pic and yeah, the wheels actually looked Gunmetal but they still had the shipping covers on and...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 01-05-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,874
Posted By Bristecom
Can someone upload a video of how this works?...

Can someone upload a video of how this works? Nobody has put one up on YouTube at all!
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 12-06-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 35,174
Posted By Bristecom
My friend still has one that was never maintained...

My friend still has one that was never maintained outside of occasional oil changes. I was shocked that it was still running well for how many miles of neglect it had.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 12-04-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,252
Posted By Bristecom
Yeah, well I'm only 29 myself but I definitely...

Yeah, well I'm only 29 myself but I definitely see it. This is a very entitled and lazy generation and it doesn't look like it will get better anytime soon. I don't have high hopes for the future...
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