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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics Yesterday, 11:43 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 17,569
Posted By Pete
Not exaggerating, I must have watched that video...

Not exaggerating, I must have watched that video around 10 times now. lol

The lighting and scenery is just gorgeous. Matt usually shoots early and I think this is right after dawn, and you can...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 17,569
Posted By Pete
It is surprising to me that it seems like they...

It is surprising to me that it seems like they really settled on that silver color for the press cars and promo videos, because *in my opinion* that is the ugliest and most boring color this car...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-21-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,183
Posted By Pete
You are right on both counts. The Topher sold his...

You are right on both counts. The Topher sold his BRZ a while ago, and this link is NOT his channel.

https://www.youtube.com/c/TheTopher

There is a link to the right channel.
...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-19-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,969
Posted By Pete
Still 6.7 million little plastic clips holding...

Still 6.7 million little plastic clips holding the bumper on. I could absolutely see myself doing this exact mod though, the stock horn is the worst.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-18-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 18,561
Posted By Pete
Yes. That would be the best solution. They...

Yes. That would be the best solution.

They do keep saying that they like the sound of it though, so I'm going to give it a shot before I decide if I want to have it disabled or not.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-18-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 18,561
Posted By Pete
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFinNXwzRro&ab_cha...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFinNXwzRro&ab_channel=TheSmokingTire
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-18-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,324
Posted By Pete
Yeah, same. I'm only 41 so I haven't had an 8...

Yeah, same. I'm only 41 so I haven't had an 8 track car, but all the others. Spotify is so convenient and good enough that it has become my default.

All I was saying is that there is a trade...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-14-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,174
Posted By Pete
Lol, I thought the same thing when I watched...

Lol, I thought the same thing when I watched that. She doesn't even look uncomfortable. Back in 2013 my 6 year old niece said she was squished back there behind my 6' brother haha.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-14-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,324
Posted By Pete
Not everyone can tell the difference or cares. ...

Not everyone can tell the difference or cares. Some people can and do.



That is true for 1 CD, but 'very easily' is definitely subjective. How many CD's are we talking about here? A 300 CD...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-14-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,324
Posted By Pete
I found the difference very noticeable even on...

I found the difference very noticeable even on the first gen FRS audio system. The quality of the source file matters.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-14-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,324
Posted By Pete
Personally I have been worn down and I mostly use...

Personally I have been worn down and I mostly use Spotify nowadays just for convenience, but something important has been lost since the days of CDs.

Audio quality. CDs have a bit rate of 1411...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-13-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 18,561
Posted By Pete
Now today I've been checking TST page every few...

Now today I've been checking TST page every few minutes, It's been 2 weeks dammit!

:bellyroll:
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-08-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,932
Posted By Pete
I think you might be right on that point, but...

I think you might be right on that point, but according to Matt Farah the differences are extremely subtle. He flat out said he could not tell you any differences between the two if you asked him.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-08-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,932
Posted By Pete
Fair enough. :thumbsup: It sounds to me...

Fair enough. :thumbsup:

It sounds to me like rushing air suddenly gets louder than the induction & exhaust noise.

I had this whole line of thought about how in today's market more people would...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-08-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,932
Posted By Pete
I'm not saying it WAS a turbo, just that the...

I'm not saying it WAS a turbo, just that the sound clip they used SOUNDS like one. It stood out to me because I know it's not a turbocharged car.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-08-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,932
Posted By Pete
At 5:45, tell me that doesn't sound like a turbo.

At 5:45, tell me that doesn't sound like a turbo.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-01-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 18,561
Posted By Pete
On the podcast yesterday he mentioned that the...

On the podcast yesterday he mentioned that the BRZ video would be up in a couple of weeks. I don't know what the time requirements are for making and editing a video, but it seems like a long time...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-28-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 17,650
Posted By Pete
Yeah, I'd prefer the old style handle as well. I...

Yeah, I'd prefer the old style handle as well. I wonder if this is one of those small things they did to try to bring the cog lower? If so, I'd still prefer the old style handle.

While we are...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-28-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 32,500
Posted By Pete
LOL, I'm telling them you said that!

LOL, I'm telling them you said that!
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-28-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 32,500
Posted By Pete
Totally valid point of view, and the boot was...

Totally valid point of view, and the boot was tricky. I'd bet the dealer will be glad to add it to your build.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-28-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 32,500
Posted By Pete
FWIW installing a short throw shifter yourself is...

FWIW installing a short throw shifter yourself is a really easy mod if you are comfortable doing work on your own car.

I am not a talented mechanic but I was able to install short throw shifters...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-28-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 18,561
Posted By Pete
Absolutely. I think that's what Matt thought as...

Absolutely. I think that's what Matt thought as well, that's why he immediately said the bit about the driving skills of the person in the M2.

I think the takeaway here is that it's impressive...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-28-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 18,561
Posted By Pete
That's the dyno they refer to when they are...

That's the dyno they refer to when they are talking about it. They don't seem surprised and speculate that the published numbers are a 'worst case scenario' output.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-28-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 18,561
Posted By Pete
In the patreon video TheSmokingTire just put up...

In the patreon video TheSmokingTire just put up he talks about the BRZ they are reviewing. He says it is basically identical to the GR86, he couldn't even tell you any differences between the two.
...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-26-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,174
Posted By Pete
If you can find a good quality first gen for 1/3...

If you can find a good quality first gen for 1/3 the price (under 10k?) then hell yeah that's an incredible value! They are still great cars. It is also possible to find a good one that already has...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-23-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 32,500
Posted By Pete
https://media1.giphy.com/media/vyTnNTrs3wqQ0UIvwE/...

https://media1.giphy.com/media/vyTnNTrs3wqQ0UIvwE/giphy.gif
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-22-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 43,514
Posted By Pete
I hadn't seen this one before today. Looks like a...

I hadn't seen this one before today. Looks like a good time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XdjrUiaBL4&ab_channel=TheAwesomer
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-22-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,291
Posted By Pete
One thing you might try is getting a price from...

One thing you might try is getting a price from CarMax for your trade in before you talk to the dealer about it. In Houston there are 2 places that will buy your car outright, CarMax and Texas...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-22-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 32,500
Posted By Pete
Just got my VON from the dealer, ETA is still...

Just got my VON from the dealer, ETA is still November.

No email from Subaru, I suppose I can call them if I get antsy.

Can't wait! Last time I was looking forward to a car this much was when...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-21-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 18,561
Posted By Pete
I did not know that, thanks for the info.

I did not know that, thanks for the info.
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