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Forum: GR86 General Topics 06-10-2020, 11:20 AM
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Posted By daiheadjai
We should stop talking about Mitsubishi in...

We should stop talking about Mitsubishi in Pajero-tive terms.



Ok, that was a stretch. I should GT(f)O
Forum: GR86 General Topics 06-09-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,402
Views: 95,661
Posted By daiheadjai
Diamonds 3, let it be...

Diamonds 3, let it be...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-09-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,067
Posted By daiheadjai
15-20 years sounds plausible. Sometimes the...

15-20 years sounds plausible.
Sometimes the media/Muskists make it seem like the AV revolution is coming within 10 years though.

Side note: I'd love for some tech that can scan a few hundred...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 06-09-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,402
Views: 95,661
Posted By daiheadjai
My wife would say: ...

My wife would say:
https://jrlburke.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/could-should.jpg?w=620
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-09-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,384
Posted By daiheadjai
What about gearing though? I've read that a...

What about gearing though?
I've read that a smaller rolling circumference translates into shorter gearing (aiding acceleration) while a larger circumference translates to taller gearing (better MPG,...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 06-09-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,402
Views: 95,661
Posted By daiheadjai
Would you say that you've had a "total Eclipse of...

Would you say that you've had a "total Eclipse of the heart"?
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-09-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,067
Posted By daiheadjai
As someone who has extensive experience on...

As someone who has extensive experience on Canadian roads (in Canadian weather), do you think that we can expect to see autonomous vehicles rolling down the street in, say, London ONT anytime soon?
...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 05-27-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,402
Views: 95,661
Posted By daiheadjai
It would be amazing if they did that, sorta like...

It would be amazing if they did that, sorta like they did with the original AW11 MR2.
But this being 2020, and all the lawyeristic regulatorism and cost-efficientish stuff that must go on, I'm...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-26-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,595
Posted By daiheadjai
I chuckle at myself when that happens - the very...

I chuckle at myself when that happens - the very occasional stall... Reminds us we're still human!



Honestly, I feel like once you know your clutch enough, that "feature" will actually make...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 05-26-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,402
Views: 95,661
Posted By daiheadjai
Why the heck not? Although I imagine it would...

Why the heck not?
Although I imagine it would command a pretty penny today....

A "lift" mode might be good for clearing those ice chunks in the winter.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-26-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,595
Posted By daiheadjai
Congrats! Once you get about 2 weeks under your...

Congrats! Once you get about 2 weeks under your belt driving manual, you'll pretty much have the hang of it!
When you're at about a month, you'll pretty much have 80-90% of situations under your...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 05-26-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,402
Views: 95,661
Posted By daiheadjai
It's the only way to get some GR86. Hmmm.......

It's the only way to get some GR86.

Hmmm.... Maybe there's an opportunity to partner up with any number of enhancement treatments with a name like that....
Forum: GR86 General Topics 05-26-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,402
Views: 95,661
Posted By daiheadjai
So bring back hydraulics? ...

So bring back hydraulics?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12zAERC0KA0
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 05-12-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By daiheadjai
I just watched the one where they compare the...

I just watched the one where they compare the 911S Carrera against the 718 Cayman S.
Pretty interesting result there too.
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 05-12-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,182
Posted By daiheadjai
I had a Celica GT (with the pedestrian 1ZZ-FE)...

I had a Celica GT (with the pedestrian 1ZZ-FE) before my BRZ and that sounded far better than the stock BRZ. It didn't take me long to start looking for aftermarket exhausts and intakes (the latter...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 05-12-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,182
Posted By daiheadjai
TBF, stock, the engine DOES sound like shit....

TBF, stock, the engine DOES sound like shit....
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 05-12-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By daiheadjai
Agreed - it looks like a technical, tighter track...

Agreed - it looks like a technical, tighter track with fewer places for a car to use high levels of power.
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 05-11-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By daiheadjai
Best Motoring (English subs) - BRZ STi vs Alpine A110

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsrNQ-LJKgc

Looks like the BRZ acquits itself quite well on this circuit, but they definitely love the Alpine.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-26-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,969
Posted By daiheadjai
I always feel like the quoted 6.2 second 0-60 is...

I always feel like the quoted 6.2 second 0-60 is wildly-optimistic.
And I wonder what unspeakable abuse the clutch had to endure for anything close to that...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 03-26-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,106
Posted By daiheadjai
Serious orange peel, you say? Hmm.... this is...

Serious orange peel, you say?
Hmm.... this is more like the real thing than I imagined.

Still, for $14 it better come with more than 200hp, and a better interior.
(am I doing this right?)
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 03-02-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 71,350
Views: 5,308,045
Posted By daiheadjai
I've always dreamed of inventing a miniature,...

I've always dreamed of inventing a miniature, low-powered laser turret of some sort, specifically to target bugs.
Think of all the entertainment to be had if you just parked one outside and watched...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 02-29-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 71,350
Views: 5,308,045
Posted By daiheadjai
That, and take up drinking?

That, and take up drinking?
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 02-29-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 71,350
Views: 5,308,045
Posted By daiheadjai
So what you're saying is, we're boned either way?

So what you're saying is, we're boned either way?
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 02-28-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 71,350
Views: 5,308,045
Posted By daiheadjai
Was hoping to hear your thoughts on this. Great...

Was hoping to hear your thoughts on this.
Great points that I hadn't thought of (re: supporting tools/materials).
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 02-28-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 71,350
Views: 5,308,045
Posted By daiheadjai
Random thought: what with all the supply chain...

Random thought: what with all the supply chain disruptions due to the effects of the coronavirus on China in particular, does this validate the concept of diversification?

I mean, yes there's...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 02-27-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,402
Views: 95,661
Posted By daiheadjai
I'm not sure I'd agree with this. Yes, Toyota...

I'm not sure I'd agree with this.
Yes, Toyota from the 90s through till about the mid-aughts was a bland, soulless company of beancounters making cars, but it's hard to ignore the change in tone...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-25-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,686
Posted By daiheadjai
If they do free shipping to the continental US,...

If they do free shipping to the continental US, then try CBI USA - they have PO boxes, and are located at Niagara Falls.
Costs about $6USD to pick up each package (or each tire).

I've picked up...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-25-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,686
Posted By daiheadjai
Man, that would be so tempting! Unfortunately,...

Man, that would be so tempting!
Unfortunately, I think I'll need to wait a couple more years (wife has a 2nd baby on the way) - once the little ones are able to climb into the backseats themselves,...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-24-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,686
Posted By daiheadjai
Don't be surprised if your wife one day says "I...

Don't be surprised if your wife one day says "I miss the BRZ"
We replaced my BRZ with an Impreza hatch.
Even now, my wife points out that the suspension in the Impreza makes her nauseous (much more...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-28-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,118
Posted By daiheadjai
Make sure you get a good test-drive including...

Make sure you get a good test-drive including running it to redline.
I testdrove a 2003 Matrix XRS (I wanted the 2003 for the higher fuel-cutoff) but the thing felt like it wasn't even capable of...
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