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Forum: GR86 General Topics Today, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 67,297
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 Yesterday, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,076
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 Yesterday, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 67,297
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 Yesterday, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,076
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 Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 67,297
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 Yesterday, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 67,297
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: 200
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: 68
Views: 2,414
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: 68
Views: 2,414
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: 200
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: 200
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: 1,804
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: 6,227
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: 70,345
Views: 5,132,085
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: 70,345
Views: 5,132,085
Posted By daiheadjai
That, and take up drinking?

That, and take up drinking?
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 02-29-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 70,345
Views: 5,132,085
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: 70,345
Views: 5,132,085
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: 70,345
Views: 5,132,085
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: 1,120
Views: 67,297
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: 3,429
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: 3,429
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: 3,429
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: 4,698
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...
Forum: CANADA 09-06-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7,285
Views: 1,194,398
Posted By daiheadjai
White FRS with Rota Torques and Ferrari 458...

White FRS with Rota Torques and Ferrari 458 taillights at the T&T plaza (Steeles/Warden) on Labour Day Monday ~7pm.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-08-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,998
Posted By daiheadjai
That kinda makes sense..... And I'm kinda...

That kinda makes sense.....
And I'm kinda digging this....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-05-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,998
Posted By daiheadjai
You could set it on fire. Oh wait, you want...

You could set it on fire.

Oh wait, you want "Char Ed", not "Charred"....

Side note: I guess the colour scheme would be too garish, but it'd be nice to have an Amuro edition of something.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-27-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,998
Posted By daiheadjai
Are there any shifter bushings or short shifter...

Are there any shifter bushings or short shifter kits out there for the iM?
I put one in my 2008 Honda Fit (which already had a pretty decent stock shifter for an econobox) and it feels far better. I...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-08-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,222
Posted By daiheadjai
Honestly, I was surprised by how positive their...

Honestly, I was surprised by how positive their response to the Corolla was.
I had been worried that it was going to be another case of Toyota talking big about being more...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 02-12-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,535
Posted By daiheadjai
I'm really enjoying my 2008 Honda Fit 5spd. ...

I'm really enjoying my 2008 Honda Fit 5spd.
Great shifter for an econobox, as well as surprisingly-good handling.
With the 5-speed, keeping up/ahead of traffic is a breeze. You can also put on...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-12-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 146,587
Posted By daiheadjai
I actually feel like it's a lot harder to add...

I actually feel like it's a lot harder to add stuff that doesn't ruin the overall looks of the car. For a useful example of what not to do, try any 90s/00s Veilside kits.

The door garnish is the...
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