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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Today, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 93,763
Posted By Tcoat
Anybody that doesn't know needs to be taken down...

Anybody that doesn't know needs to be taken down a peg!
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Today, 02:09 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 47,293
Posted By Tcoat
The cost of the base and the cost of a special GR...

The cost of the base and the cost of a special GR will be a meaningless comparison unless all they are doing is slapping an engine in it. If that is the case it will be crap anyway.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Today, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 71,505
Posted By Tcoat
Depends entirely upon the aircraft and how robust...

Depends entirely upon the aircraft and how robust their wing fold mechs are.

Skyraider
https://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NTQxWDE2MDA=/z/pZIAAOxy9dVTlIH8/$_57.JPG

Corsair...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Today, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 805
Posted By Tcoat
If they did it was in reference to something...

If they did it was in reference to something else. Same plant that made the first gen and it made Kei cars for years before that. It is a pretty old facility as far as Japanese ones go.


Yes...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Today, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 805
Posted By Tcoat
Yes the company of many names. North...

Yes the company of many names.

North American manufacturing started to with the Japanese methods back in the mid 90s. They were not quiet fast enough with adopting them though and that resulted...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Today, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 71,505
Posted By Tcoat
The new(ish) slide moulding that they are doing...

The new(ish) slide moulding that they are doing will eventually kill the aftermarket resin market completely since they can now make one plastic piece with as much detail as resin.

I hear you on...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 71,505
Posted By Tcoat
Haven't touched a model all summer. Will be back...

Haven't touched a model all summer. Will be back up and running soon. I did finally get my static grass applicator from China so the base will be next.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 71,505
Posted By Tcoat
[QUOTE=Kiske;3486426]The want for this kit is...

[QUOTE=Kiske;3486426]The want for this kit is real!


Never heard of Minibase before. Apparently they are pretty new.
I have never had any interest in Soviet/Russian aircraft but this review...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By Tcoat
Exclusive from the rest of the Subaru lineup....

Exclusive from the rest of the Subaru lineup. Both Toyota and Subaru like to pretend that the other version doesn't exist so they never compare them officially.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 805
Posted By Tcoat
I had the dubious honour of being a lead in...

I had the dubious honour of being a lead in building a new sub assembly plant from scratch. It was the front and rear suspension modules for a vehicle that nobody on this forum owns. Pretty much 8:24...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Yesterday, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 805
Posted By Tcoat
Yep that would be the small shop process. In...

Yep that would be the small shop process.
In any assembly plant if ere is a hole in the wrong place it is going to involve somebody from quality, engineering , purchasing EHS and manufacturing to...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Yesterday, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 805
Posted By Tcoat
This^ If you watch closely you will see hat the...

This^
If you watch closely you will see hat the rollers are spinning the wheels nit the wheels spinning the rollers. They are checking for sensor operation, alignment and basic operation.



I...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 12-01-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11,895
Views: 2,128,537
Posted By Tcoat
https://thechive.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Sc...

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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-01-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,446
Posted By Tcoat
:search: So which one is right? Both?...

:search:

So which one is right? Both? Neither? Only the ones you want to believe?
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-01-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,446
Posted By Tcoat
Not resentment nor uncertainty. There is zero...

Not resentment nor uncertainty. There is zero doubt that it is faster than the first gen.
All I have tried to say is that it SHOULD be faster than the first gen and in the overall scheme of things...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-01-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,446
Posted By Tcoat
Which is a realistic 40HP driveline loss. So...

Which is a realistic 40HP driveline loss.
So you are saying they under rated one car and over rated the Supra?
Your very example shows my point. A 15HP loss is just not believable unless they...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-01-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Tcoat
After 18 years and 6 cars this is exactly what...

After 18 years and 6 cars this is exactly what killed my love affair with Mitsubishi!
Same car same trim level 4 years apart lost about half of what I liked about the model. Price increased at the...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-01-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 32,923
Posted By Tcoat
Sorry, I need to add some qualifiers to that...

Sorry, I need to add some qualifiers to that statement.
I would buy that new, in LHD, in a heartbeat.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-01-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,883
Posted By Tcoat
I like where it is so I will just never shop for...

I like where it is so I will just never shop for white Toyotas!
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 12-01-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,582
Posted By Tcoat
I have never heard a Subaru sound system yet that...

I have never heard a Subaru sound system yet that was more than just OK. Even the top trim one in My wife's Outback sound hollow and twangy.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-01-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,883
Posted By Tcoat
They could at least put a black line around it.

They could at least put a black line around it.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-01-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,883
Posted By Tcoat
Oh that is totally invisible on my computer!

Oh that is totally invisible on my computer!
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-01-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,446
Posted By Tcoat
I give up. It is the bestest car evers. As good...

I give up.
It is the bestest car evers. As good as a Porsche! Let's ignore that other cars have changed in the interim.
The first gen was crap. Minivans and bicycles beat it every time.
Let's...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-01-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,883
Posted By Tcoat
Oh that has to be an error. There is no way they...

Oh that has to be an error. There is no way they won't have white. It is the best selling colour of any car these days.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-01-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,446
Posted By Tcoat
If under rated is an option then misreported by...

If under rated is an option then misreported by error or deliberation is as well.
There is zero reason why it would be officially under rated. None.
The discrepancy's in the measured drivetrain...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-01-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,446
Posted By Tcoat
What id the dyno readings are falsified?

What id the dyno readings are falsified?
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-01-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,446
Posted By Tcoat
Considering that the expectation of many was 300...

Considering that the expectation of many was 300 and the published numbers is 228 it is indeed minor.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-01-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,446
Posted By Tcoat
If you take the lowest numbers from the old and...

If you take the lowest numbers from the old and the highest of the new it looks great.
I still have a hard time believing a 14HP drivetrain loss on the 22s compared to the alleged 40 to 50HP loss on...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 12-01-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 370
Posted By Tcoat
Easy for me. Same shit different year.

Easy for me.
Same shit different year.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-01-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,446
Posted By Tcoat
You are looking at it in a rational manner. The...

You are looking at it in a rational manner. The first gen were very close to their competitors yet they earned the rep that they were far slower. The fact that they have crept up a tiny amount in the...
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