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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 08-31-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 25,945
Posted By AnalogMan
That is a very, very strange thing for the...

That is a very, very strange thing for the designers of a supposedly 'driver's' sports car to be proud of.

I can only imagine the surrealistic meetings that must have taken place in Japan where...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 08-31-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 25,945
Posted By AnalogMan
Is there a separate, dedicated speaker for the...

Is there a separate, dedicated speaker for the ‘engine sound’? I would assume it’s just piped in through the regular audio speakers, as I think it is on BMW’s.

A separate speaker would take only...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 08-31-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 25,945
Posted By AnalogMan
I hope there's a way to disable that, either a...

I hope there's a way to disable that, either a factory setting, or aftermarket hack.

As silly as it might sound, that would be a deal-breaker for me. I just couldn't live with myself, every time...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 08-31-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 25,945
Posted By AnalogMan
These might already be posted elsewhere (I...

These might already be posted elsewhere (I couldn't find them), these are the first drive reviews I've seen on the second-generation BRZ (as opposed to all the reviews of the 86 hat have been out for...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 08-30-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 75,079
Posted By AnalogMan
Effectiveness of masks in reducing infection ...

Effectiveness of masks in reducing infection

To post some information on another what I'm sure will be completely non-controversial topic... masks. I recently did a literature review for another...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 08-30-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 75,079
Posted By AnalogMan
The nature of scientific research is to ask...

The nature of scientific research is to ask questions, pose a hypothesis, design an experiment, conduct the experiment, analyze the results in a rigorous statistical manner, and then accept and learn...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 08-30-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 75,079
Posted By AnalogMan
[QUOTE=Irace86.2.0;3461296]Butler County judge...

[QUOTE=Irace86.2.0;3461296]Butler County judge orders West Chester Hospital to treat COVID-19 patient with ivermectin, despite CDC warnings



Holy sh!t!!!!

:confused0068:

I didn't know a...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 08-30-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 75,079
Posted By AnalogMan
You're correct that medRxiv is a pre-print...

You're correct that medRxiv is a pre-print server. Once in a while, a submitted paper will be withdrawn because subsequent experimental data will show a different outcome than preliminary results....
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 08-30-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 75,079
Posted By AnalogMan
Or, another possible explanation might be that...

Or, another possible explanation might be that some doctors will prescribe anything for money or give patients whatever they want, medically justified or not (but of course that never happens, and...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 08-30-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 75,079
Posted By AnalogMan
In an epidemiology newsletter (Your Local...

In an epidemiology newsletter (Your Local Epidemiologist, by Katelyn Jetelina) this morning, two astonishing graphs were included - the first showing the increase in ivermectin prescriptions in the...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-19-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 386,464
Posted By AnalogMan
Where did you get the red engine stop/start...

Where did you get the red engine stop/start button?

Thanks!
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 08-19-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 75,079
Posted By AnalogMan
CDC studies showing decline in vaccine...

CDC studies showing decline in vaccine effectiveness

Yesterday the CDC released the results of three clinical studies in their weekly Morbidity and Mortality Report which show declining...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 08-19-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 75,079
Posted By AnalogMan
Booster shot of Pfizer vaccine improves immunity ...

Booster shot of Pfizer vaccine improves immunity

Recent clinical data from Israel (which is doing some of the best, cutting-edge, and fastest emerging research in the world on COVID):
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 08-18-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,027
Posted By AnalogMan
I was thinking that supply constraints would lead...

I was thinking that supply constraints would lead to more rapacious dealer ADM's. I doubt the manufacturers would raise prices at their levels. But with other cars on the market right now, ADM's are...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 08-18-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,027
Posted By AnalogMan
Another factor is the pandemic-related supply...

Another factor is the pandemic-related supply chain disruptions affecting all cars. Supplies of all cars are dramatically reduced compared to typical levels. Most dealers have almost no new cars to...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 08-18-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 75,079
Posted By AnalogMan
Some additional recent developments on the...

Some additional recent developments on the COVID/pandemic/vaccine front:

Clinical data from the Mayo Clinic confirm Israeli data on declining vaccine effectiveness against the Delta variant

A...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 08-18-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,027
Posted By AnalogMan
The latest photos of the Z look better to me than...

The latest photos of the Z look better to me than it initially did. The styling seems more subtle, curvaceous, sinuous, and in general, very appealing. It has a timeless aspect to it, less contrived...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 08-18-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 55,162
Posted By AnalogMan
I just saw that the fuel mileage rating for the...

I just saw that the fuel mileage rating for the new car is 20/27 mpg? Really???

Few people will buy the car based on how economical it is, but that seems pretty poor for the displacement and power...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 08-18-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 55,162
Posted By AnalogMan
Of course this is an enthusiast's forum so we're...

Of course this is an enthusiast's forum so we're all feverish with passion about the new BRZ/86, but it's great to see such interest and excitement over a new sports car. It's a dying segment and...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 08-05-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 75,079
Posted By AnalogMan
Except that the immunity from having COVID is...

Except that the immunity from having COVID is less durable and lasts for a shorter length of time than from vaccines, and is even less protective against the Delta variant.

Plus thereís the...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 08-05-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 75,079
Posted By AnalogMan
COVID Developments and News

The previous "Vacci-nation' thread was, understandably and reasonably, closed because it became a cesspool of political mud-slinging. That's a shame.

This is a car forum, not FaceBook. We all...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 08-05-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,367
Posted By AnalogMan
To my (admittedly aging and deteriorating) ears,...

To my (admittedly aging and deteriorating) ears, the new car sounds 'better' (purely subjective, personal opinion). Less agricultural, a bit more guttural, more befitting of a 'sports car'.

But...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-24-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 101,335
Posted By AnalogMan
I don't know... I'll have to see the new Z in...

I don't know... I'll have to see the new Z in person, but I think I like the looks of the outgoing 370Z better. The new Z is cleaner and perhaps more 'refined' looking, but the styling of the 370Z...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 07-24-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 18,113
Posted By AnalogMan
All the news, images, and videos are very...

All the news, images, and videos are very interesting and great fun to see. But I want to both see reviews from auto journalists, and most of all, see and drive one for myself.

Until then, it's...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-18-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3,595
Views: 215,139
Posted By AnalogMan
First, no vaccine is 100% effective, including...

First, no vaccine is 100% effective, including the current COVID vaccines. From all the clinical studies that have been done, the effectiveness of the mRNA vaccines against the Delta variant seems to...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 07-18-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 21,563
Posted By AnalogMan
To each his own, but, no, the duckbill doesn't...

To each his own, but, no, the duckbill doesn't look good. It's still a goiter, a tumorous growth where there shouldn't be one.

The more pics I see, the more I'm starting to go back to my original...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 07-14-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,817
Posted By AnalogMan
That's the only bottom line that matters,...

That's the only bottom line that matters, literally and figuratively. Car manufacturers don't care about 'opinions'. They care about sales.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-14-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,595
Views: 215,139
Posted By AnalogMan
It doesn't matter what anyone thinks or believes...

It doesn't matter what anyone thinks or believes about the coronavirus. The virus will have the last word.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 07-13-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 41,525
Posted By AnalogMan
I didnít forget it. I just donít count it because...

I didnít forget it. I just donít count it because itís only available with an automatic transmission.

Iím hopelessly old-skool. If itís not a manual transmission, itís not a *true* sports car.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 07-13-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 41,525
Posted By AnalogMan
:thumbsup: Absolutely! We should be...

:thumbsup:

Absolutely!

We should be thrilled that there will be two sports cars (three if you count the Miata) available to pick from. In a time when interest in sports cars is dwindling, and...
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