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Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-08-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 24,635
Posted By DandoX
Just an update, post recall a while back. Granted...

Just an update, post recall a while back. Granted haven't put too many miles on her but when I drive her I drive her fairly hard. Still going strong.
Forum: Southern California 05-28-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 27,523
Posted By DandoX
South Orange smog place

Sorry didn't get a chance to check this thread.

The place I went to is called smog simple. The guy actually has a website, the shop is in Mission Viejo next to some dealerships, building directly...
Forum: Southern California 05-10-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 27,523
Posted By DandoX
I just got the old FRS smogged today for the...

I just got the old FRS smogged today for the first time, everything went smoothtly. Car passed, no rollers, no lift. Just popped in the OBDii and blipped the throttle a few times, visual inspection...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-08-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,878
Posted By DandoX
I also have the recall done to mine at about 75k...

I also have the recall done to mine at about 75k and she has been running just fine as well.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-08-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Posted By DandoX
Yeah have been using Michelins for a long time...

Yeah have been using Michelins for a long time then felt like trying something new and tried Pirelli Pzeros which I hated. They had such so much tread life which made it annoying to wait to wear them...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-05-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Posted By DandoX
Yeah I sort of went that way, I did buy the tool....

Yeah I sort of went that way, I did buy the tool. I wanted it for swapping wheels on my cars and to be able to help out friends and family with any TPMS issues. I ended up getting the MX programmable...
Forum: Northern California 03-05-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,285
Posted By DandoX
So a catback like the one from Perrin should be...

So a catback like the one from Perrin should be okay right? (with no other modifications)


Are all of the twins being heavily inspected? Mine has a pretty stock look aside form wheels and the...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 03-03-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 18,621
Posted By DandoX
best looking BRZ was the FRS with the first gen...

best looking BRZ was the FRS with the first gen bumper
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-03-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Posted By DandoX
I'm back! and ready for new wheels

Finally posting again, been away from the forum since my son was born and with everything happening today and a new baby didn't have a chance to get back on here or even drive as much as I would...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 04-01-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 71,833
Posted By DandoX
WHATT?! I don't have cabin fever! DO you? ...

WHATT?! I don't have cabin fever! DO you?
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Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 04-01-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,151
Posted By DandoX
gotta get those jack stands, you really need 4....

gotta get those jack stands, you really need 4. Only two is just ...
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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-30-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,528
Posted By DandoX
That and when your flyin high in the rev range...

That and when your flyin high in the rev range and do a perfect upshift and you hear that braaaaaa bOoooooowwwwww super quickly. Makes me feel like a Driving God!...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-27-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 23,400
Views: 5,883,442
Posted By DandoX
I did a much needed Transmission and diff fluid...

I did a much needed Transmission and diff fluid change. Shes all shifting like butter now...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 03-12-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,086
Posted By DandoX
ahh yeah I have a stainless steel exhaust so...

ahh yeah I have a stainless steel exhaust so maybe mine doesn't get as rust dirty. I found that tub-o-towels does wonders though, i've seen that cut through some serious build up in my engine bay and...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 03-12-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,086
Posted By DandoX
I use spray wax and a shop rag, or windex and a...

I use spray wax and a shop rag, or windex and a shop rag. I mean you dont need to use brake clean or soap unless its super gunked up. I found that you can mostly just wipe it regularly and it cleans...
Forum: Southern California 03-10-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 29,394
Posted By DandoX
https://media3.giphy.com/media/NEvPzZ8bd1V4Y/giphy...

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Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 03-09-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 341,034
Posted By DandoX
This special edition 86 was loved a little too...

This special edition 86 was loved a little too much by this Outback.
https://i.imgur.com/tMQWn7T.jpg
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-09-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,566
Posted By DandoX
I have a stock '13 that uses SoCal Chevron gas at...

I have a stock '13 that uses SoCal Chevron gas at every fill up, I rarely ever hear crickets, and if I do so what. Only been that way for 6 years and 85k. It is just the character of this car.


...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 03-06-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,004
Posted By DandoX
The SI never really appealed to me over twins. I...

The SI never really appealed to me over twins. I ended up just buying a basic Corolla hatch for some fun FWD grocery do it all car/wifes car. FRS is my daily to work/weekend fun car. I have struck a...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 03-05-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,946
Posted By DandoX
Thumbs up When I first saw this thread I was in shock and...

When I first saw this thread I was in shock and wondering if Tcoat is leaving the twin family




...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-04-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,284
Posted By DandoX
I dont get the manual transmission sucks thing...

I dont get the manual transmission sucks thing either, been driving manual in some of the shittest traffic in the US, yeah its not as lazy as being in an AT but to me that lazy AT luxury is just not...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 03-04-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By DandoX
8 hours? Not sure how they figure. I personally...

8 hours? Not sure how they figure. I personally saw Neal at the racers line change my clutch kit in front of me like it was no sweat at all.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhjIXU5GRcc
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 03-04-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By DandoX
Ah I missed that part. Then it seems they are not...

Ah I missed that part. Then it seems they are not really giving any sort of deal for replacing the clutch kit. I would guess around $900 for dealer parts and labor sounds about right. Know they are...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 03-04-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By DandoX
I'm not so sure about the labor amount of cost...

I'm not so sure about the labor amount of cost they added but Exedy OEM Clutch Kit - 2013+ FR-S / BRZ (https://www.ft86speedfactory.com/exedy-oem-clutch-kit-988.html) is the same as the OEM clutch...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 03-03-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,900
Views: 439,871
Posted By DandoX
https://media2.giphy.com/media/B1CBa401k6n72/giphy...

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Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 02-28-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,908
Posted By DandoX
Im in the habit of rev matching 1st and 2nd when...

Im in the habit of rev matching 1st and 2nd when it is cold. I will blip the throttle just go to in first, and if second doesn't go in nicely I'll do the same. Seems to be working for me for years....
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 02-27-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 46,094
Posted By DandoX
I was looking for a while for this post, and I...

I was looking for a while for this post, and I just wanted to throw a new post in here for this thread to get more visibility.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 02-26-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,033
Posted By DandoX
Whichever you decide to do, I say just get 4 of...

Whichever you decide to do, I say just get 4 of the same tires. I just replaced 2 tires last time I had a puncture and the car has felt unbalanced since.
Forum: Audio/Visual, Electronics, Infotainment, NAV 02-26-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By DandoX
here you go dude ...

here you go dude

https://i.imgur.com/rQAif9j.jpg


in chrome, right click the image in imgur. Select copy image location. Then click the image icon above the forum post field and pate what you...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 02-26-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By DandoX
does this happen at different gas stations? I've...

does this happen at different gas stations? I've had an issue similar to that in the past with this car at a certain pump at a certain gas station.
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