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Forum: GR86 General Topics 11-19-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 188,384
Posted By Th3rdSun
Regardless,like I said before,October is less...

Regardless,like I said before,October is less that a year away,so it's really not that big of a deal,imo.
Forum: GR86 General Topics 11-19-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 188,384
Posted By Th3rdSun
Oh,you know it was to reduce cost. I agree,wider...

Oh,you know it was to reduce cost. I agree,wider tires just look better,but the added advantage in this case is that they are also better for performance.

Personally,I'd rather they add a couple...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 11-19-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 188,384
Posted By Th3rdSun
Why would anyone jump on that? If I'm not...

Why would anyone jump on that? If I'm not mistaken,most car models are released in October. That's less than a year away,so I really don't see what the problem is.

Now if it were to release in...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 11-19-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 188,384
Posted By Th3rdSun
I think the only exterior element of the car that...

I think the only exterior element of the car that I do like is the built in trunk lip. Other than that,I'm not a fan.

I mentioned the exact same thing about swapping motors. Some people like the...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 11-19-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 188,384
Posted By Th3rdSun
Even with sub 200hp to the wheels,it's still easy...

Even with sub 200hp to the wheels,it's still easy to whip the tail out. Once you put on 225 or wider,you'll notice a significant difference in grip. I know first hand,because that's exactly what I...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 11-18-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 188,384
Posted By Th3rdSun
Yeah,but they are still only as wide as a 10...

Yeah,but they are still only as wide as a 10 speed bike tire.
Forum: GR86 General Topics 11-18-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 188,384
Posted By Th3rdSun
Not a fan of the exterior of this car. While the...

Not a fan of the exterior of this car. While the first gen and refresh look pretty distinct,this looks like a mashup of a the original,plus two other cars. I see Acura in the back and Cayman in the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-30-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22,608
Views: 5,241,130
Posted By Th3rdSun
I have this set up as well. I really like that...

I have this set up as well. I really like that it's not too loud and obnoxious. The weigh savings is pretty substantial too,compared to stock.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-27-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 449
Posted By Th3rdSun
I'm far from a fitment guru,but I was going to...

I'm far from a fitment guru,but I was going to mention that it 18x9.5 wheels seems a bit excessive for these cars.
Forum: Exterior Parts (Aero, Lighting, Etc.) 10-26-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Th3rdSun
I know you said it's never been used,but did you...

I know you said it's never been used,but did you happen to check the fitment? would be really interested if the fitment is good.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-16-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22,608
Views: 5,241,130
Posted By Th3rdSun
Why does anyone want anything? Honestly,it...

Why does anyone want anything?

Honestly,it would be purely for cosmetic purposes. Having the ability to easily swap out different types of lips could be interesting for some people.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-16-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 22,608
Views: 5,241,130
Posted By Th3rdSun
It almost looks like those plugs are part of some...

It almost looks like those plugs are part of some sort of detachable magnetic spoiler system. it would kinda be cool if someone actually made something like that,with rare earth magnets.Six of those...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-14-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,116
Posted By Th3rdSun
Yeah,I can't hear your point either.:bonk:

Yeah,I can't hear your point either.:bonk:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-12-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By Th3rdSun
I guess the only real question is how are they to...

I guess the only real question is how are they to work with if you do have to file a claim?

I will say,that price would be great for me,because that's about $40 cheaper than I pay for half a year.
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 10-09-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,035
Posted By Th3rdSun
One of my first cosmetic mods was to ditch the...

One of my first cosmetic mods was to ditch the OEM tail lights as well. They,along with the stock wheels,look terrible. I've had Valenti tails for about three years now,and one of them just started...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-09-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 786,123
Posted By Th3rdSun
How am I seemingly the only person that doesn't...

How am I seemingly the only person that doesn't have a problem with this? I change my wheels at least twice per year,switching from summer to winter wheels,and the only thing that's ever happened is...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 09-25-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,353
Posted By Th3rdSun
Adjust the nut behind the steering wheel. ...

Adjust the nut behind the steering wheel.
Remove the Johnson rod.
Buy another car that's faster.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 09-16-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,756
Posted By Th3rdSun
Or you could just wait for the new 400Z. Might...

Or you could just wait for the new 400Z. Might end up being better than both options.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-01-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By Th3rdSun
Not a fan of those headlights.Other than that,it...

Not a fan of those headlights.Other than that,it looks pretty cool,and having a FI option always seems like a good idea.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-01-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,505
Posted By Th3rdSun
Funny thing is the same manufacturer says you...

Funny thing is the same manufacturer says you only need to change your oil every 7500 miles,yet there are those that still do the old 3k oil change. If you track your car,then I could understand...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 08-19-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By Th3rdSun
Sorry you got burned. This is why I posted a long...

Sorry you got burned. This is why I posted a long story about my unfortunate experience. Lucky for me,the seller was ultra cool. He didn't deliberately try to sell me a married tablet. We've deduced...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 08-18-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By Th3rdSun
I just did the math,and for me,it pretty much...

I just did the math,and for me,it pretty much comes out to $518.13,and that included all the shipping and sales tax. If I bought it new,it would probably be around $555,with taxes and shipping. While...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-14-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,801
Posted By Th3rdSun
Damn! That's no miles! You must only drive on the...

Damn! That's no miles! You must only drive on the weekends or live really close to work.

I have the same year and I'm about to flip 68k. I have a 25-ish mile round trip work commute.I'm about to...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-07-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By Th3rdSun
Any pics of them on the car?

Any pics of them on the car?
Forum: Want-To-Buy Requests 08-03-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By Th3rdSun
Why is this in the "Want To Buy" section when...

Why is this in the "Want To Buy" section when it's already in the "Engine..." section,which is used to sell items?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-01-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,880
Posted By Th3rdSun
I saw Matt Farrah on Joe Rogan and he said...

I saw Matt Farrah on Joe Rogan and he said something that made more sense than anything that I had previously heard,regarding dual clutch. He said that after a car has around 500 hp,then it becomes...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-31-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,880
Posted By Th3rdSun
Just in case anyone doesn't know what I mean,I...

Just in case anyone doesn't know what I mean,I was referring to most "sports" cars getting rid of the third pedal in favor of paddle shifters. Most of those cars come with auto rev matching,which is...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-31-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,880
Posted By Th3rdSun
LOL,not anymore!

LOL,not anymore!
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 07-29-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By Th3rdSun
Exactly! I just went through a situation earlier...

Exactly! I just went through a situation earlier this month with a V2. You can read about it here.


https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=141451


The seller was really cool about...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-29-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,880
Posted By Th3rdSun
Pretty sure that's not a stock feature. I have a...

Pretty sure that's not a stock feature. I have a 2013 as well,but it's NA. I heel-toe downshift and throttle blip all the time,and I can tell you,there is no auto rev matching.


As others have...
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