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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Today, 03:01 AM
Replies: 11,999
Views: 2,173,058
Posted By Tcoat
Pretty sure that is the sign just this side of...

Pretty sure that is the sign just this side of the Detroit/Windsor border. I have driven past it several hundred times.

140 wouldn't really be that great a deal since at that speed they also take...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Today, 02:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By Tcoat
To be clear the old guy means the picture that I...

To be clear the old guy means the picture that I have not the car. The car no doubt became soup cans many decades ago.

Some day the picture will turn up.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Yesterday, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 353,439
Posted By Tcoat
My local Subaru dealership OWNER told me about...

My local Subaru dealership OWNER told me about the turbo convertible BRZ that was coming out in 2018. He went into great detail about how he was shown it at an owner's conference and it was a...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics Yesterday, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Tcoat
Wondered if that would be an issue when I saw the...

Wondered if that would be an issue when I saw the first pictures come out. Not a lot to get ahold of there. No doubt the after market will come to your rescue before too long.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 29,373
Posted By Tcoat
There is something around 150,000 miles of track...

There is something around 150,000 miles of track still in use in the US. Just the line loss alone would be massive. Then the maintenance on that much power supply in remote areas. Maybe a dual system...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By Tcoat
Operative word there was "should"! 2022...

Operative word there was "should"!

2022 marks my 30th anniversary of working in management for Tier One automotive parts manufacturers. I hear things so when I give my theories they are at least...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Yesterday, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By Tcoat
Subaru is one of the only manufacturers that has...

Subaru is one of the only manufacturers that has not yet said they would have another shut down.
So far.
As of today.
So you should be good at this point.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 29,373
Posted By Tcoat
I know two railway "engineers". Trains are...

I know two railway "engineers". Trains are currently about 95% automated. There are one or two people aboard just in case something goes wrong but they have almost zero control during regular...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Yesterday, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By Tcoat
There was a brief period when you couldn't get an...

There was a brief period when you couldn't get an 86 after Scion shut down. I still believe it was a sudden decision that took them by surprise a bit and they had to order enough Toyota badging and...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Yesterday, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By Tcoat
https://c.tenor.com/zS-_ClFHMBgAAAAC/you-dont-have...

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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 01-20-2022, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tcoat
And for most of the world no 2012 one either. Yes...

And for most of the world no 2012 one either. Yes some appeared in 2012 but they were all considered 2013.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-20-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,618
Posted By Tcoat
True. I will change my wording. They are...

True. I will change my wording.
They are running out of design cues that include pleasing angles...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-20-2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 15,489
Posted By Tcoat
Well that is a given that just goes without...

Well that is a given that just goes without saying.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-20-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By Tcoat
OK Bot/Spammer.

OK Bot/Spammer.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-20-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 15,489
Posted By Tcoat
Well as long as it doesn't feel cheap and like it...

Well as long as it doesn't feel cheap and like it will fall off in your hand when you use it.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 01-20-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tcoat
TRD used to be the actual racing division and...

TRD used to be the actual racing division and then they started watering it down to a badge for a trim level. Now it is pretty much just trucks and SUVs that use it.

GR (Gazoo Racing) took over as...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-20-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 15,489
Posted By Tcoat
The big question is... How does the turn signal...

The big question is...
How does the turn signal stalk feel?
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 01-19-2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 82,954
Views: 8,569,557
Posted By Tcoat
I read that totally wrong. ...

I read that totally wrong.

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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 01-19-2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 82,954
Views: 8,569,557
Posted By Tcoat
Oh sure like you know sarcasm.

Oh sure like you know sarcasm.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-19-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,243
Posted By Tcoat
I don't think many actually do have problems with...

I don't think many actually do have problems with dealers on this. But when they do they make sure everybody knows it!
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-19-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,618
Posted By Tcoat
They are running out of design cues so everything...

They are running out of design cues so everything pretty much will remind people of something at this point. They are only so many angles to go around.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-19-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,243
Posted By Tcoat
Yes. For the same reason it would be a bad idea...

Yes. For the same reason it would be a bad idea to hold up the same receipt for each change! If you have reached a point in a dispute where you need proof you better make sure you have been honest...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 01-19-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11,999
Views: 2,173,058
Posted By Tcoat
https://media4.giphy.com/media/TFAUdVcCDZASk/giphy...

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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-19-2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,618
Posted By Tcoat
Ya but that GT3 should sell for $50K TOPS or they...

Ya but that GT3 should sell for $50K TOPS or they are dumb. There is such huge demand for this car that if they don't build 200,000 units a year they are fools.
Oh and they better make sure they...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 01-19-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,443
Posted By Tcoat
Ceramic coating does nothing at all to prevent...

Ceramic coating does nothing at all to prevent chips. It doesn't claim to. All it does is fill the almost microscopic spaces between the paint molecules to give a super slick surface. It does not add...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-19-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,243
Posted By Tcoat
This^ To document it you can take it a step...

This^

To document it you can take it a step further and take a picture of the receipt beside the odometer to show the mileage. This will give you time stamped documentation.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 01-19-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 82,050
Posted By Tcoat
https://cdn.substack.com/image/fetch/f_auto,q_auto...

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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 01-19-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,443
Posted By Tcoat
Not weak either really. Just hard. ...

Not weak either really. Just hard.

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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-19-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 472
Posted By Tcoat
RON vs MON ratings. We use an average of the two...

RON vs MON ratings. We use an average of the two numbers whereas they just use the RON.
Take about 5 octane off any European (used in Dubai), Aussie or Japanese numbers .


Still stuck on what...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 01-19-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,443
Posted By Tcoat
I have said this many times and will repeat it...

I have said this many times and will repeat it every time this comes up!
The paint on these cars is not "soft". It is actually too hard. Softer paint is more elastic and absorbs more of the impact....
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