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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 04-05-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 91,000
Posted By Deslock
You can turn on auto-generated translation in...

You can turn on auto-generated translation in settings (sometimes amusingly imperfect, but quite good overall).
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 04-05-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 91,000
Posted By Deslock
Front looks cleaner than BRZ's. Happy with...

Front looks cleaner than BRZ's.

Happy with my MX-5, but if I needed more than two seats again, I'd get an 86.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 02-07-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,125
Posted By Deslock
Yep. Was going by this article...

Yep. Was going by this article (https://www.thedrive.com/news/37656/2022-subaru-brz-finally-more-power-and-a-slick-new-design-but-still-no-turbo), which states:



But the same article also has a...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 02-07-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,125
Posted By Deslock
I agree with his comments about not getting a...

I agree with his comments about not getting a turbo. However, his engine torque / weight comparison raised an eyebrow:



The new BRZ reportedly redlines at 7000 while the ND2 redlines at 7500....
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-21-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 311,754
Posted By Deslock
Stopped by to congratulate Subaru and Toyota for...

Stopped by to congratulate Subaru and Toyota for producing a second generation FT86, and to praise them for moving to a 2.4L without significantly increasing curb weight (it's too bad they couldn't...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 04-06-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 35,845
Posted By Deslock
Old-school member here stopping in after a long...

Old-school member here stopping in after a long absence (http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=111378) to celebrate the 2nd gen FT86 rumors.

Though I switched back to the MX-5 in 2016,...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-07-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,222
Posted By Deslock
Will pop in occasionally. Could've kept the...

Will pop in occasionally.

Could've kept the BRZ and bought an ND, but that didn't make sense for my situation (don't drive much, critters around here nest in stationary cars, have plans for...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-06-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,222
Posted By Deslock
After an amount of time (weeks or months?), it...

After an amount of time (weeks or months?), it should be available. I was pretty psyched to get that plate back in 2012 :D



None yet. Will get an ND Club 6MT, though I'm currently deciding...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 10-05-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,773
Posted By Deslock
It's sold. Thanks everyone, and good luck! ...

It's sold.

Thanks everyone, and good luck!

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2768992
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-05-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,222
Posted By Deslock
BRZ sold, thanks for everything ft86club!

Today, I signed over the title (http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=109547) for my BRZ Limited 6MT. It remains my favorite 4 seater of all time, but after 4 years and 4 months of...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 09-28-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,773
Posted By Deslock
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 08-27-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,773
Posted By Deslock
Also, reduced the price slightly because I got...

Also, reduced the price slightly because I got her assessed and one dealership offered KBB value but wouldn't discount the MX5, while another offered below KBB and discounted the MX5.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 08-27-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,773
Posted By Deslock
Thanks! Yeah, I love this car, and I'm...

Thanks!

Yeah, I love this car, and I'm second guessing selling it... it's sharp, responsive, cheap, efficient, fun, utilitarian (for such a tiny car), and RWD. It's my favorite 4 seater, and my...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 08-14-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,773
Posted By Deslock
Happy Birthday! The wheels are in my garage,...

Happy Birthday!

The wheels are in my garage, but I'll pull them out and snap some photos in the next couple days.

However, I'm not selling them separately until the car sells or I trade it in...
Forum: New England 08-13-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 111,665
Posted By Deslock
BRZ for sale in western MA...

BRZ for sale in western MA http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2728436
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 08-13-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,773
Posted By Deslock
[SOLD] 2013 BRZ Limited 6MT / 28k miles / $17.9k / western Massachusetts

BRZ Limited 6MT for sale with 28k miles. This is the fully loaded model with navigation, heated seats (leather/alcantara), fog lights, smart keyless entry, etc. It also has:

A second set of rims...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 01-21-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,846
Posted By Deslock
TSB thread (and forum):...

TSB thread (and forum): http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=21868

In my case, I've dropped it off at the dealer twice in the last 3.5 years:

Dealer drop-off #1 (after 1 year of...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 01-20-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,846
Posted By Deslock
This is the best 4-seater I've owned. If...

This is the best 4-seater I've owned. If something happened to it, I'd go out and buy another BRZ Limited (though when I no longer need rear seats, I'll be back in a Miata).

I originally went for...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-10-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,912
Posted By Deslock
Enjoy yourself thatfrskid, but use your time and...

Enjoy yourself thatfrskid, but use your time and money wisely. bucko3the7man and others are providing sound advice: driving schools, autox, and track days are more important than mods.

Whatever...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-27-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,562
Posted By Deslock
http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=18...

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=18962

Of note: http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=492390&postcount=5
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-26-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 41,918
Posted By Deslock
According to what's been reported so far: ...

According to what's been reported so far:

VW diesels were tested in 2013, and found to emit up to 40 times as much pollution (well over legal limits) when being driven normally. The resulting...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-26-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,331
Posted By Deslock
Pay the ticket and move on.

Pay the ticket and move on.
Forum: New England 07-26-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 38,500
Posted By Deslock
For anyone who hasn't seen it yet:...

For anyone who hasn't seen it yet: http://oppositelock.kinja.com/brz-vs-brz-1718656322

I drove the track today (at parade lap speeds). It's incredible... the elevation changes make it especially...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 06-06-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 220,019
Posted By Deslock
Responses to each sentence: Miata has...

Responses to each sentence:

Miata has shorter doors.
No.
That didn't bother me.
We have different opinions.


Yep.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 06-05-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 220,019
Posted By Deslock
In my opinion, ~5.8-6.0 sec 0-60, ~2300 pounds,...

In my opinion, ~5.8-6.0 sec 0-60, ~2300 pounds, 27 MPG city EPA, RWD, and full warrantee and MY2016 safety features for $25k is significant.

I'm a fan of the MRS and appreciate its lower weight...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 06-04-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 220,019
Posted By Deslock
Woah... There's no need for all this bickering....

Woah... There's no need for all this bickering. Based on the reviews, the ND is a fantastic update to the Miata (the only other cheap, lightweight, reasonably priced, RWD car available).

Each car...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 06-03-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 220,019
Posted By Deslock
It's just really poorly written. The Mazda is...

It's just really poorly written. The Mazda is the better car yet two of the three editors would buy the BRZ over the Miata? Why? Because it is more practical? Because they prefer the driving...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 06-01-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 220,019
Posted By Deslock
Body roll: That's a Mazda thing... my NB and RX8...

Body roll: That's a Mazda thing... my NB and RX8 had a lot of it too. Made the ride comfortable, and the cars were still formidable handlers (and a blast in the twisties). I personally prefer the...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 06-01-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 220,019
Posted By Deslock
What I posted at miata.net (comparing the new...

What I posted at miata.net (comparing the new Miata to the previous one):


This is HUGE. Basically, Mazda just bitch slapped every other automaker.[/QUOTE]

The FT86 is the best reasonably...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 05-23-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,757
Posted By Deslock
Stupid Coleman doesn't make any short Xtreme coolers

That flat stackable cooler (http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2259765#post2259765) is nifty and cheap, and based on your last reply, it may be suitable for your needs (though you...
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