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Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-04-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By extrashaky
Speaking of the dire need for adult literacy...

Speaking of the dire need for adult literacy programs:



I said the opposite of that.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-03-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By extrashaky
Off the bridges and on "dry" land, it's not...

Off the bridges and on "dry" land, it's not unusual for the shoulder to look like this:

https://cbsnews1.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/2016/03/15/e6d2b488-3e24-4350-aadb-857bc668ad0f/i-10texas.jpg

And...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-03-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By extrashaky
I run the Mississippi bridges as well. ...

I run the Mississippi bridges as well.
...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-03-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By extrashaky
I get to run this one frequently also....

I get to run this one frequently also. Pontchartrain Causeway. 24 miles. Average speed, about 80 mph.

http://blog.directauto.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/AdobeStock_18287005-scaled.jpeg
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-03-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By extrashaky
18.2 miles. More than 1000 collisions since 2014....

18.2 miles. More than 1000 collisions since 2014. At least 15 deaths.

"Derpie derp derp it's your own fault if you don't use a donut correctly."

Go stand out there and change a tire inches from...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-03-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By extrashaky
No, it has nothing to do with any of that. You'd...

No, it has nothing to do with any of that. You'd die because you didn't bother reading the dangerous situation I described that I'd like to avoid, and you'd get your head splattered all over the road...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-01-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By extrashaky
Until you die because of it.

Until you die because of it.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-01-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By extrashaky
The current Corvette has 19" and 20" rims and...

The current Corvette has 19" and 20" rims and uses runflats.



Which is why I was asking for direct experience with this platform. What's the actual difference? Does anybody actually know?...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-01-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By extrashaky
Not that I need to justify my question, but for...

Not that I need to justify my question, but for additional context:

I recently had a low tire on a very long bridge through the swamp, where it would have been extremely dangerous to pull over and...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-29-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By extrashaky
I don't know why I bothered.

I don't know why I bothered.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-29-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By extrashaky
So you have specific experience with runflats on...

So you have specific experience with runflats on your 86? Please tell me more about that.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-29-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By extrashaky
Runflats

Has anyone here actually installed runflats on your 86 or BRZ and have experience with them on this platform?

Pros?

Cons?

How do the stiffer sidewalls handle rough roads and potholes?
...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-18-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By extrashaky
Did you try searching the salvage yards on...

Did you try searching the salvage yards on Car-Part.com?

https://www.car-part.com/

The US yards usually want too much for parts, but I have found a few things on there for other vehicles that I...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-04-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,128
Posted By extrashaky
https://i.imgur.com/J6jLf8z.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/J6jLf8z.jpg
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-04-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,128
Posted By extrashaky
Ew. Why do people want to make this car look...

Ew.

Why do people want to make this car look like an econobox?
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-04-2021, 01:49 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 39,987
Posted By extrashaky
It conjures images of liquid antacid bottles.

It conjures images of liquid antacid bottles.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-12-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,528
Posted By extrashaky
I have black McGard spline drive nuts on mine....

I have black McGard spline drive nuts on mine. They don't draw attention at all but do exactly what they're supposed to do, provide a solid connection to the socket. No complaints at all here.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 07-23-2021, 02:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,269
Posted By extrashaky
Back in the day when I drove British sports cars,...

Back in the day when I drove British sports cars, we always kept spare belts, plugs, points, a carburetor balancer, a jug of coolant and at least a quart of oil in the trunk, along with a full tool...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 07-20-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,269
Posted By extrashaky
Nah, you have to bring your own. The...

Nah, you have to bring your own.



The thread title did say "essentials."
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 07-19-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,269
Posted By extrashaky
Being a Hilton Diamond Member usually takes care...

Being a Hilton Diamond Member usually takes care of that. It's only failed me one time, so I just napped for four hours in the car and hit the road again.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 07-19-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,269
Posted By extrashaky
Always in my car, in no particular order of...

Always in my car, in no particular order of importance:

Leatherman Raptor Shears (soon to be mounted in the door pocket so I can find them upside down)
Tire gauge
Bottled water
Caffeine mints...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-26-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,735
Posted By extrashaky
Ours were a yellow Midget and a puke MGB. I think...

Ours were a yellow Midget and a puke MGB. I think the official color of the MGB was limeflower, which appeared green to some people and beige to others. It was a truly terrible option.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-25-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,735
Posted By extrashaky
Next in popularity after green was yellow, but...

Next in popularity after green was yellow, but there were also blue, red and brown ones. My first car was a jasmine TR6. They went through multiple shades of yellow through the years that got...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-25-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,735
Posted By extrashaky
The 400z had to have a yellow option because it's...

The 400z had to have a yellow option because it's a throwback to the 200-series Z cars from the '70s, and that pale yellow was one of the basic colors back then. From what I've seen so far, Nissan...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-25-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,735
Posted By extrashaky
That red looks good, but I think I'm still...

That red looks good, but I think I'm still holding out for a Series.Red special edition.



I like a yellow sports car, but strangely, yellow cars don't sell that well. The manufacturers don't...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-03-2021, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,421
Posted By extrashaky
Well what did he expect in the trunk, a Trunk...

Well what did he expect in the trunk, a Trunk Monkey?
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-02-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 34,914
Posted By extrashaky
I'm sure it will make a huge difference when the...

I'm sure it will make a huge difference when the BRZ is roaring around the track at 197 MPH like the Porsche.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 04-07-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 34,914
Posted By extrashaky
I fucking hate that wing. Hopefully someone at...

I fucking hate that wing. Hopefully someone at Subaru with some taste will design an understated alternative. They got it right with both prior versions, so I don't understand why they had to make...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 03-31-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,396
Posted By extrashaky
The most important part of a break in is varying...

The most important part of a break in is varying the load on the powertrain. Definitely do not use the cruise control on the return drive, and vary your speed frequently even if it annoys traffic...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 03-31-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 35,597
Posted By extrashaky
So basically if you try to make a current 86...

So basically if you try to make a current 86 resemble an old 86, you get a 1980s Supra.
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