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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-20-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
I don't deal with the jokers. He tracks, he knows...

I don't deal with the jokers. He tracks, he knows his shit, he can make sure you get the parts you actually need, and he can get them to you at a better price than almost anyone else.

I know it...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-20-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
Kevin Ket, he got you bro.

Kevin Ket, he got you bro.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-20-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 291,113
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
Yeah, not sure why'd you ever use the auto mode. ...

Yeah, not sure why'd you ever use the auto mode.

And I hate that you have to buy a $2k steering wheel from Porsche to have normal paddle shifters. It's why I stopped searching for a 981 S because...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-20-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 17,672
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
Yeah, we've read the quality of the newer smaller...

Yeah, we've read the quality of the newer smaller trailers is absolute crap, so that's kept us from actually making a move.

My dad has always told me in situations like this, "If you don't know...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-19-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 17,672
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
I know, that's what makes it hard. I've been a...

I know, that's what makes it hard. I've been a huge car guy all my life. There are pictures of me wiping down my dad's racecar when I was, 6 maybe?

But I also like all the spare cash vs when I had...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-19-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
Both are knowledgeable enough to be able to ask...

Both are knowledgeable enough to be able to ask you the right questions to get you exactly what you want/need.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-18-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,331
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
Sure you can tell the difference between high...

Sure you can tell the difference between high quality and low quality digital music. But their reaches a point where it's people with money trying to be snobby.

There was a study years ago with...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-18-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 291,113
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
The reason they shift so fast is because of the...

The reason they shift so fast is because of the design. There are two "lay shafts" so the next gear is already dialed up and ready to go. It's just a matter of disengaging one clutch and engaging the...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-18-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
Personally, there are only two vendors I deal...

Personally, there are only two vendors I deal with when it comes to the Twins.

Mike Kang at Counter Space Garage, or Kevin Ket at Atlanta Speed Company.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-18-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 17,672
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
The truth is, I'm having a hard time justifying...

The truth is, I'm having a hard time justifying buying anything at this point. We both work from home, permanently, and it hasn't been a problem just sharing one car.

Hard to justify dropping...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-14-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 291,113
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
Yeah, the DCT in my 135i was awesome when driven...

Yeah, the DCT in my 135i was awesome when driven in anger...........normal day-to-day driving, not so great.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-08-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
I thought I also read the '22 and up would be...

I thought I also read the '22 and up would be able to support 2 sets of sensors for swapping wheels?

Or am I imagining that?
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-07-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 17,672
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
My rational side says that, but I spent the day...

My rational side says that, but I spent the day researching the Supercharged V6 Jaguar F-Type with the 6 spd manual. Only 8 for sale in the entire country according to Autotrader.

It's getting...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-07-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 17,672
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
See this is one of those things, because I'm...

See this is one of those things, because I'm turning into more of miser in my old age (39), a $30k car doesn't really seem affordable to me.

I know there are plenty here who make more, I'll just...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-06-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 17,672
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
It's making it very difficult for me to wait...

It's making it very difficult for me to wait until next year once people can actually get their hands on a Z.

And I am starting to get a little itch to get something since I sold my NC back in...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-06-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
First off, that's horrible like basically every...

First off, that's horrible like basically every widebody kit for this platform.



Like you said, probably a render. But it's not uncommon to see a car with a larger rear rotor that is...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-06-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
More would always be better. But IIRC, you could...

More would always be better. But IIRC, you could stuff 18x10s with 265/35s with unrolled fenders.

Add in a header/E85 tune. Going to be a seriously fun car.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-06-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,584
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
I had the MXP cat-back (not the Comp RS) on my...

I had the MXP cat-back (not the Comp RS) on my '15 BRZ, with the rest of the exhaust stock and it had a pleasant low tone that was quiet at idle/low throttle/cruising, and opened up just enough at...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-06-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,584
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
This is why you don't delete the resonators. So...

This is why you don't delete the resonators. So many cars are ruined by guys removing all cats/resonators and running tiny mufflers because they want it LOUD, regardless of how crappy it sounds.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-06-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
That's one of the things I'm curious about as...

That's one of the things I'm curious about as well. Are we going to be able to fit as much wheel/tire under stock fenders as the 1st Gen.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-05-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
I would always hit up Mike or any of the guys at...

I would always hit up Mike or any of the guys at Counter Space Garage as well. They've always taken good care of me.

And then certain vendors only carry certain products. Like if you want some...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-05-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
Attention exhaust companies. Do a back-to-back,...

Attention exhaust companies. Do a back-to-back, stock vs your exhaust, with the same cold/hot starts, revs, acceleration, recording equipment and placement so we can get a true picture between stock...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-04-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,941
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
Thankfully that wasn't me. The only wreck I've...

Thankfully that wasn't me. The only wreck I've had on track is on two wheels, that one was fairly painful, I was unconscious so long they stopped the session.

I just wanted to share that video as...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-04-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,941
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
Hence our confusion, because a harness bar is the...

Hence our confusion, because a harness bar is the little cheap bar you that typically ties into the bolts of the seatbelts. And provides no roll over protection, it is literally just a bar behind the...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-30-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,941
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
And for those about to say something dumb, it's a...

And for those about to say something dumb, it's a Miata with a hardtop. But the fiberglass hardtops are in no way structural. They are purely aerodynamic when it comes to track work.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-30-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,941
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
A properly designed and installed bolt-in roll...

A properly designed and installed bolt-in roll bar is fine. Here is a perfect example of one, with a car that doesn't even have a roof. This is the same 4-pt bar I used on my track rat Miata.
...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-29-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,941
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
Please don't do a harness and fixed back seat...

Please don't do a harness and fixed back seat without at least a properly designed and installed 4 point roll bar.

Bolt-in is fine assuming it's designed and built well, ties into the correct...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-29-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,140
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/news/grm-first-m...

https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/news/grm-first-mazda-miata-nd2-dyno/

It's not as pronounced, but it's still there. I suspect it's something to do with emissions. You can see on lots of new...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-24-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,289
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
Gotcha, I was specifically just looking for that....

Gotcha, I was specifically just looking for that. Didn't look at too much else.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-23-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By OkieSnuffBox
The FR-S has a ton of aftermarket support when it...

The FR-S has a ton of aftermarket support when it comes to aero stuff as well, especially since they made a whole lot more due to the agreement between Toyota and Subaru.

Give it some time, there...
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