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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 12-27-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,317
Posted By mycrors7
I believe there were something like 11k GR86 sold...

I believe there were something like 11k GR86 sold so far in 2022 vs about 4k BRZ

Donít quote me on those numbers, but overall even for the first Gen, there were far more Toyota branded units...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-27-2022, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 130,237
Posted By mycrors7
From what ive seen since this fiasco has...

From what ive seen since this fiasco has started... we still dont have solid evidence that the oil pan rtv is the main cause of engine failure.

We can complain all we want, but Subaru(and Toyota)...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 12-27-2022, 12:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By mycrors7
baby update right in time for one year of...

baby update right in time for one year of ownership!

ive been recovering from surgery since thanksgiving so i havent been able to drive the brz at all. it sucks.. but ive had A LOT of time to...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-20-2022, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By mycrors7
You'll need to shave down your brake pads to get...

You'll need to shave down your brake pads to get it to work.
The main issue is that the Legacy rotors are thicker than the 5x100 rotors

The legacy calipers should retain the stock braking bias....
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 12-20-2022, 01:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,317
Posted By mycrors7
Ordering will likely open up around January or...

Ordering will likely open up around January or February for 2024 models. Some dealers will take down your info, put it on a list, and place an order as soon as ordering opens. The dealer I got my car...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-19-2022, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By mycrors7
i do have a friend on the east coast who has had...

i do have a friend on the east coast who has had premature wearing with the PBM hubs and is currently having wear issues with his t-demand hubs after putting around 40k miles on em. Though he does...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-17-2022, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By mycrors7
the company making the hubs for PBM stopped...

the company making the hubs for PBM stopped making them(they went under around COVID times) and they haven't found a manufacturer since.(i spoke to PBM recently about this) I'd assume the same for...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-14-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,890
Posted By mycrors7
the internet has bamboozled me once more!

the internet has bamboozled me once more!
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-02-2022, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 130,237
Posted By mycrors7
even with the rev limiter disabled, the car's...

even with the rev limiter disabled, the car's electronic speed limiter is set to 140mph by Subaru/Toyota, which means the car, in bone stock form, is more than capable of hitting those speeds without...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-30-2022, 12:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,264
Posted By mycrors7
cant speak for modern radios, but ive had...

cant speak for modern radios, but ive had japan-specific radios from the early to mid 2000s(and even older) before and can confirm they wont pick up a bit majority of US stations.. you may be lucky...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-28-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 130,237
Posted By mycrors7
i can first hand tell you pcar dealerships are...

i can first hand tell you pcar dealerships are far worse, a brand new m96(for a 2001 carrera) will cost you $30k to order at a dealership... thats for the motor alone, not including any labor.

...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-27-2022, 02:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,388
Posted By mycrors7
consider that youtube is full of 13 year old kids...

consider that youtube is full of 13 year old kids that think the 2jz is the best engine ever made and think the r34 gtr is the god of all cars...

its likely full of dumb useless comments saying...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-26-2022, 04:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,066
Posted By mycrors7
im not even surprised.. it's coming from a...

im not even surprised.. it's coming from a company that survives off of engine bay aesthetic mods that do nothing but add weight...

sure there may be a few good performance oriented items in their...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-22-2022, 02:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,918
Posted By mycrors7
Iíll take that over a nutsert/rivnut that will...

Iíll take that over a nutsert/rivnut that will corrode overtime and also rip your bumper in half if the lip gets caught
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-21-2022, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,264
Posted By mycrors7
looks like a Carrozzeria(Pioneer) radio that is...

looks like a Carrozzeria(Pioneer) radio that is an option

JDM spec brz does not come with a factory radio. Radios are all optional add ons and upgrades for the japanese model brz

im sure...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-18-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,259
Posted By mycrors7
youre definitely correct. im sure there will...

youre definitely correct.

im sure there will be a few who are paranoid that will go through with modifying their original oil pan to make an access hole. I cant see myself doing that.

i also...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-18-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,259
Posted By mycrors7
while i do agree with you, having the access...

while i do agree with you,

having the access hole there will allow for future long term maintenance when stuff has to get taken apart and put back together.. everyone makes mistakes; humans and...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-17-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,259
Posted By mycrors7
You can save yourself a headache and just drill...

You can save yourself a headache and just drill an access hole right under the pickup, weld on a bung and place a second drain plug there.

Pull the oil pan once. Seal it up, and check it every oil...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-17-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,259
Posted By mycrors7
Hasn’t it been concluded that the rtv is not only...

Hasn’t it been concluded that the rtv is not only from the oil pan, but from the timing chain cover?

I’d imagine far more rtv coming from the timing chain cover than the oil pan
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-16-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,650
Posted By mycrors7
unfortunely not. im still trying to get it, but...

unfortunely not. im still trying to get it, but Subaru has it set up in a way where they are sending dealer service departments encrypted and locked USB sticks that have the update on it.

It's too...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-16-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,388
Posted By mycrors7
Best entry level, affordable sports car? Sure,...

Best entry level, affordable sports car? Sure, with the ND coming a very close second
Best for under $100k? EXTREMELY far from it
Supra, M2CS, M4, Camaro SS1LE, Mustang GT, Cayman GTS and the...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-15-2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,650
Posted By mycrors7
Subaru Orange Coast although i will make...

Subaru Orange Coast

although i will make clear that they dealer DID offer to fix their mistakes and the service advisor did everything in his power to make things right. I genuinely appreciate the...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-15-2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By mycrors7
to be fair my daily is automatic LOL

to be fair my daily is automatic LOL
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-15-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,918
Posted By mycrors7
If you nail turn 9 at Big Willow perfectly, your...

If you nail turn 9 at Big Willow perfectly, your exit speeds should be close to, if not just past 100mph followed by a downhill straight. You can get close to 130-135 on stock powerÖ however, youíre...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 09-15-2022, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By mycrors7
ive never held a 949 spacer in my hand, but i can...

ive never held a 949 spacer in my hand, but i can safely say the quality, fit and finish on the Neoplot spacer is VERY high... but it does come with a price(almost double that of the 949 spacer)

I...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-15-2022, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By mycrors7
heel toe generally is easier to master on track...

heel toe generally is easier to master on track where you are hard on the brakes and the pedal is near in-line with the gas pedal.

no real reason to be heel-toe downshifting while driving...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-15-2022, 04:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,918
Posted By mycrors7
you were going beyond the allowed speed limit on...

you were going beyond the allowed speed limit on public roads when this happened.. definitely not covered by the dealer from that alone

if it was on track.. well.. it happened on a private road...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 09-13-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By mycrors7
definitely noticeable. audio is a lot more crisp...

definitely noticeable. audio is a lot more crisp and clear in all ranges. It's A LOT more noticeable at higher volumes. the speakers dont break up at higher volume levels anymore.

when the weather...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-13-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,650
Posted By mycrors7
took my car into a trusted(or so i thought?)...

took my car into a trusted(or so i thought?) dealer today for an oil change and the radio update.

they managed to mess up both somehow.. but since this thread pertains to the update:

the tech...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-09-2022, 02:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,515
Posted By mycrors7
ill be taking my car to subaru for service this...

ill be taking my car to subaru for service this week and will mention the update to the service advisor to see how it goes.
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