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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-30-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,178
Posted By troyguitar
This is pretty much dead on. I had an 04 Z06 for...

This is pretty much dead on. I had an 04 Z06 for 4 years and it is a great car but it will need a lot of little things to actually be reliable if you drive it hard.

Seating, cooling, and braking...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-30-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 16,647
Posted By troyguitar
I just bought my 2020. It won't be paid off until...

I just bought my 2020. It won't be paid off until 2025... so I'm waiting at least that long.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-13-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,271
Posted By troyguitar
First mod I did was the MTEC clutch spring. Big...

First mod I did was the MTEC clutch spring. Big help at least on my 2020.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-14-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,210
Posted By troyguitar
No clue on headers, but you'll feel the annoyance...

No clue on headers, but you'll feel the annoyance of stopping for fuel more often and with fewer stopping options if you go E85.
Forum: GR86 General Topics 03-11-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 68,157
Posted By troyguitar
YES. The car would be so much better with an...

YES.

The car would be so much better with an 80s-style hatch.
Forum: GR86 General Topics 02-01-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 192,875
Posted By troyguitar
People claim to like sporty stuff but what...

People claim to like sporty stuff but what actually sells is trucks. Big things with lots of torque.

People claim to like shifting for themselves but they buy things that are so torquey that no...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-13-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,998
Posted By troyguitar
It would be amazing if companies still made small...

It would be amazing if companies still made small RWD coupes. The 86 is about the only one left.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-12-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,998
Posted By troyguitar
Every car is "lazy" when you are cruising at...

Every car is "lazy" when you are cruising at constant speed in a straight line for hours on end. No one is using 6th for acceleration in an 86 unless they're too lazy to shift - in which case YOU...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 01-09-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 192,875
Posted By troyguitar
Considering how most people treat these cars, and...

Considering how most people treat these cars, and the significant number of little updates that can't reasonably be retrofitted, I see a lot of value in buying new. The cars haven't depreciated that...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-02-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 62,636
Posted By troyguitar
Resale value: Zero. ...

Resale value: Zero.

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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-24-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,304
Posted By troyguitar
They've been too fast for a long time. At least...

They've been too fast for a long time. At least up here in NY state there are cops everywhere and their sole purpose in life is to hand out speeding tickets to fund NYC. Forget about the $300k price...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-11-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 62,636
Posted By troyguitar
Basically $30k.

Basically $30k.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-07-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 62,636
Posted By troyguitar
So it begins. ...

So it begins.

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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-02-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,842
Posted By troyguitar
I moved up north and didn't want to watch it get...

I moved up north and didn't want to watch it get destroyed by salt, scraping the ground in our new terrible driveway, or deal with the likely frequent flooding issues from storing a rotary outside in...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-29-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 62,636
Posted By troyguitar
Well I liked the green too much to buy a subaru...

Well I liked the green too much to buy a subaru instead. First new car purchase and the most expensive one I've ever bought by far... It doesn't quite feel real yet.

These things are the best new...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-27-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 62,636
Posted By troyguitar
Moving up here was the big change. It's the first...

Moving up here was the big change. It's the first time I've not had a garage and, between that and the climate, I decided to try giving up on cars. Before this year the car progression included GTI,...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-27-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 62,636
Posted By troyguitar
I'm sadly in NY state now, land of eternal winter...

I'm sadly in NY state now, land of eternal winter but 20 minutes from Watkins Glen. Guess I need to update my profile.
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