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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 109,494
Posted By Tcoat
I know.

I know.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 82,050
Posted By Tcoat
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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 109,494
Posted By Tcoat
Which one is that?

Which one is that?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 325
Posted By Tcoat
Goodbye Reported

Goodbye
Reported
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 221
Posted By Tcoat
The difference is that the cage and the seats are...

The difference is that the cage and the seats are designed specifically to work together in that particular car. They are not some random aftermarket stuff slapped in with fingers crossed.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics Yesterday, 06:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,584
Posted By Tcoat
THANK YOU! There are reasons that even with...

THANK YOU!

There are reasons that even with their very expensive custom built engines professional racing teams have at least one spare ready to go at all times.
You consistently push any machine...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-03-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,584
Posted By Tcoat
Says he has changed it 6 times though.

Says he has changed it 6 times though.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-03-2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 109,494
Posted By Tcoat
95.2% of the Mustangs I see around here are base...

95.2% of the Mustangs I see around here are base models driven by middle aged women that have probably never even seen the speed limit much less go over it. Mind you that also applies to the 86 and...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-03-2022, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Tcoat
Figured but was worth mentioning.

Figured but was worth mentioning.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-03-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 109,494
Posted By Tcoat
Must be a Texas thing? I have taken mine to 5...

Must be a Texas thing? I have taken mine to 5 meets this summer and never had a single negative comment. Most of the cars at the meets are classics, rat rods or the modern high HP muscle cars. It...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-03-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 82,050
Posted By Tcoat
Yep. Although the rated redline usually has a...

Yep. Although the rated redline usually has a significant safety factor built into it over is still over.
The fact that it hit 8300 alone really isn't a death sentence though. It is more how did it...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-03-2022, 01:33 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 82,050
Posted By Tcoat
The "gear" indication is an ECU calculation....

The "gear" indication is an ECU calculation. There are no sensors listed in the parts.

The oil filter probably has nothing to do with the failure but it doesn't matter it is an easy out for them....
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-03-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 82,050
Posted By Tcoat
Ya the terms "recommended" and "must" do not fit...

Ya the terms "recommended" and "must" do not fit well together at all.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-03-2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 109,494
Posted By Tcoat
Thought another brand would be more popular...

Thought another brand would be more popular around San Francisco

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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-03-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 82,050
Posted By Tcoat
It is more than likely that it is corporate...

It is more than likely that it is corporate Toyota that declined the warranty with the info they received. Can't see them reversing that with the nature of the damage and the wrong filter being used....
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-03-2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Tcoat
How did you find them? Did they "find" you? No...

How did you find them? Did they "find" you?
No doubt you understand the hazards but I am going to say it anyway.
Be VERY carful with this purchase.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-03-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 214,379
Posted By Tcoat
OH MY GOD! Did you leave the window open in the...

OH MY GOD! Did you leave the window open in the rain at any point? Under the carpet is probably a couple of inches of mold. It may have evolved into something sentient by now.
...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-03-2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By Tcoat
Make sure that all ECUs and fuse blocks are...

Make sure that all ECUs and fuse blocks are screwed down and firmly in place. We have seen a few cases where these were not in place and grounded during an engine replacement so the car would not...
Forum: AFRICA 10-03-2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Abi
Views: 134
Posted By Tcoat
Specifically A B I

Specifically A B I
Forum: AFRICA 10-02-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Abi
Views: 134
Posted By Tcoat
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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-02-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 416
Posted By Tcoat
Well Norbert wasn’t taken!

Well Norbert wasn’t taken!
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-02-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,584
Posted By Tcoat
And the ever famous internet debate of... Break...

And the ever famous internet debate of...
Break in is for pu55ies!!!!!! My best buddy builds drag bikes and he says that break in instructions are just the companies trying to get people to drive...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-02-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 30,903
Posted By Tcoat
Body wise it looks way WAY better than mot pre...

Body wise it looks way WAY better than mot pre 2010 or so cars that were driven in the winter and above average for any after that date. Except Mazda. Mazdas rotted out fast right up to 2015!
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-02-2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 416
Posted By Tcoat
I just don't understand how they decided to use...

I just don't understand how they decided to use the same name as a company that has been around for 150 years!...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-02-2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 82,050
Posted By Tcoat
They did pay but it covered a fraction of the...

They did pay but it covered a fraction of the costs.
Whole different scenario involving millions of cars that could kill people not a sprinkling of ones that could break down.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-02-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 82,050
Posted By Tcoat
The oil part could be argued. The 0W-20 is...

The oil part could be argued. The 0W-20 is "recommended" not "required" in the owner manual. The manual even says a higher viscosity oil may be needed under certain conditions.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-02-2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 82,050
Posted By Tcoat
So many seem to think that the dealers pay for...

So many seem to think that the dealers pay for warranty work out of their own pocket or something. It is paying and profitable work not charity.
Even the car companies build the warranty costs into...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-02-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 82,050
Posted By Tcoat
That is my bet. This is an outlier to the rest of...

That is my bet. This is an outlier to the rest of the failures and not statistically related to the oil issues.


Nope but doesn't matter. It would likely be enough to deny warranty for pretty...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-02-2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 82,050
Posted By Tcoat
I say legal because the first consult usually is...

I say legal because the first consult usually is free. If they say no hope then no point proceeding. If they say gonna cost as much as the repair to fight no point proceeding. If they say small cost...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-02-2022, 12:26 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 82,050
Posted By Tcoat
I would talk to a lawyer before anything else. ...

I would talk to a lawyer before anything else.
There are two possible scenarios here.

The techs are right and the engine blew due to an over rev and have just done a crappy job of saying what...
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