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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-03-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,068
Posted By Quentin
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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-06-2022, 11:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,156
Posted By Quentin
It would be really stupid to take a brand new car...

It would be really stupid to take a brand new car and hack it up. Sounds like you don’t really like the twins (either gen) that much anyway. Get something else that you won’t have to extensively...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 04-24-2022, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 112,823
Posted By Quentin
Fuck’s sake, why is everyone’s first thought a...

Fuck’s sake, why is everyone’s first thought a conspiracy theory? Sales numbers impact CAFE, the AT gets far better numbers on the EPA cycle, Toyota wants to get a particular ratio for that piece of...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 04-24-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,748
Posted By Quentin
The Drive article on Q1 2022 GR86 Sales

There are already mechanisms in place to keep the cost low on infrequently driven cars. Classic tags, weekend driver insurance plans. It wonít literally be consuming fuel as it slumbers in the garage...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 04-24-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,748
Posted By Quentin
The worst thing about horses is that they need...

The worst thing about horses is that they need repairs, fuel, and tires, so to speak, even if you arenít ďdrivingĒ them. My parents havenít ridden theirs in 5+ years. The horses just stand out in the...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 01-25-2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 84,522
Posted By Quentin
Any good reason to stick with 1st Gen?

Youíve made this type comment a number of times. You arenít being silenced or prevented from having an opinion unless moderators here have been deleting your posts or restricting your ability to...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-17-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,067
Posted By Quentin
Toyotaís WV plant lines off a transmission every...

Toyotaís WV plant lines off a transmission every 25 seconds.

https://pressroom.toyota.com/in-a-flash-toyota-west-virginia-cranks-out-engines-and-transmissions-in-seconds/

Funny enough, a fair...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-14-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 36,900
Posted By Quentin
My Corolla HB is blue flame and I love the color....

My Corolla HB is blue flame and I love the color. It pops even when dirty. If I got another 86, it would be Neptune.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-22-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 66,622
Posted By Quentin
All but guaranteed that weíll get that color on a...

All but guaranteed that weíll get that color on a special edition. Iím glad that a proper orange is likely displacing Hot Lava in the palette. Never cared for that bronze tone.


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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-12-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,122
Posted By Quentin
Yup. These engines are pretty simple and it...

Yup. These engines are pretty simple and it really isnít rocket science putting them together. The industry generally uses similar techniques for engine assembly.


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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-05-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 84,522
Posted By Quentin
Any good reason to stick with 1st Gen?

If you are literally looking at a net worth of more than $1M, as you said, a ton of (especially older) people that are middle/upper middle class home owners will break that threshold. Iím not sure...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-05-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 84,522
Posted By Quentin
Self-made only means they didnít directly inherit...

Self-made only means they didnít directly inherit from their parents. Jeff Bezos would be considered self madeÖ but his parents invested $250k of their life savings for the initial start up capital....
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-28-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,122
Posted By Quentin
The bronze forged wheels look really nice. ...

The bronze forged wheels look really nice.


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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-23-2021, 12:20 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 84,522
Posted By Quentin
Giving your kids the ability to focus on their...

Giving your kids the ability to focus on their education and the opportunity to make good decisions is an enormous leg up over forcing them to bootstrap every aspect. My parents helped pay for...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 08-29-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 27,794
Posted By Quentin
All modern Toyota engines have a formed in place...

All modern Toyota engines have a formed in place gasket (FIPG or sealant as you call it) on the timing chain cover(s) where they mate to the block. The ones I’ve been elbows deep on tend to use an...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 08-18-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 66,622
Posted By Quentin
D4S Raven DAR Neptune DCK Track BRed G1U...

D4S Raven
DAR Neptune
DCK Track BRed
G1U Steel
K1X Halo
P8Y Pavement
WCH Trueno Blue

Old codes:
M7Y Ablaze
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 07-15-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 27,571
Posted By Quentin
Pretty common for model years in Japan to not...

Pretty common for model years in Japan to not line up with US market.


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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 07-08-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 119,143
Posted By Quentin
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Presents World Debut of the New JDM GR 86 (Second Gen 86)!

Looks like the transmission gear ratios and final drive match the Ď13-16 BRZ/FR-S. Thanks for that info, GT sport. That means we still have a 2-3 shift to get to 60, but it also means that the...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 07-04-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 27,571
Posted By Quentin
Photos & Videos: 2022 Toyota GR 86 spotted in the wild

A lot of spoilers are held on with 3M type tape these daysÖ especially a lip spoiler like that where there is a lot of surface to stick adhesive on. Itís a lot cheaper to do it that way than to make...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-20-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 396,451
Posted By Quentin
The Levorg is kinda underwhelming, IMO. The 1.8T...

The Levorg is kinda underwhelming, IMO. The 1.8T is tuned for fuel efficiency rather than fun, it generally lacks the sports wagon proportions (tall and narrow body). The CVT is the final nail in the...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-23-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 119,143
Posted By Quentin
It looks like a stanced gen 2 with a lip kit and...

It looks like a stanced gen 2 with a lip kit and wing to me.


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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-22-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 66,622
Posted By Quentin
Toyota has offered Super White and Blizzard Pearl...

Toyota has offered Super White and Blizzard Pearl on the same vehicles in the past, but I donít think Iíve ever seen Subaru do the same. Iíd be shocked if we get 2 whites. Not to say they couldnít; I...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-12-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 396,451
Posted By Quentin
When did we get to the point that a redesign...

When did we get to the point that a redesign required shitcanning the platform? And more specifically, what should they have changed in the platform that they didnít change?

Double wishbone up...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-10-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 66,622
Posted By Quentin
That was in my head when I posted. Sent...

That was in my head when I posted.


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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-09-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 66,622
Posted By Quentin
Thunder. That was a killer color. Sent...

Thunder. That was a killer color.


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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-09-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 396,451
Posted By Quentin
And the BRZ was like 5k of those 700k in the US....

And the BRZ was like 5k of those 700k in the US. The BRZ is dross here in the US market for Subaru.

Note that I specifically said the twins. Since the cars are not differentiated in basic spec,...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-09-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 396,451
Posted By Quentin
I didnít know the gap was so small. I always...

I didnít know the gap was so small. I always figured it was more considering how much it was discussed.




The BRZ and 86 have had numerous press events in Japan while the US got 1 event. At...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-08-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 396,451
Posted By Quentin
Yup, they are all over the place in Japan. I...

Yup, they are all over the place in Japan. I think that is what most people forget about the twins. They are a sports coupe designed for Japan. Iím curious how the displacement bump - and the...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-03-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 396,451
Posted By Quentin
The BRZ is coming in a Premium and Limited trim....

The BRZ is coming in a Premium and Limited trim. Thatís already been announced.


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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 04-25-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 119,143
Posted By Quentin
I thought the video was great. It showed all...

I thought the video was great. It showed all those details that I normally don’t see until I can get up close and personal with a car. I especially liked the view down onto the trunk lid. Where the...
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