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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-08-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,128
Posted By why?
There are not enough materials to go around...

There are not enough materials to go around unless we start mining asteroids and hit pay dirt on a massive one full of rare earth elements. And let's also be clear, the power grid of absolutely no...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 12-05-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 13,411
Posted By why?
All your ideas are backwards. Coupling insurance...

All your ideas are backwards. Coupling insurance to your job is absolutely a bad thing. However it happened because government thought it would be cool to limit how much someone could earn in the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 11-18-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,796
Posted By why?
Heck i'd be willing to switch out everything,...

Heck i'd be willing to switch out everything, that new interior looks awesome. Engine, wiring harness, ecu, steering wheel etc all into the old car. I highly doubt it would be "worth it," but it...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-18-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 87,038
Posted By why?
I like the interior better, especially the center...

I like the interior better, especially the center console and stack.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-17-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By why?
http://www.rallispec.com/whe_whe_5rcg15.html Says...

http://www.rallispec.com/whe_whe_5rcg15.html Says 7.4 kg which is 16.31 pounds. Not many wheels out there outside of Volk or T66f will be lighter. Hopefully the actual wheels will be a tad lighter...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-17-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 36,388
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Because the piece of garbage Honda Civic Type R...

Because the piece of garbage Honda Civic Type R is selling so poorly even after dealers add $20k to the sticker... oh wait....

They make boatloads of horrible decisions and always have. There is a...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-15-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 36,388
Posted By why?
Basically Toyota built the awd 2 door car that no...

Basically Toyota built the awd 2 door car that no one has seen in the USA since the Mazda 323 GTX or Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX and Toyota USA decided no one in the USA would even think of buying it. I'd...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 11-15-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 22,726
Posted By why?
You are built differently. I am 6'2", I have leg...

You are built differently. I am 6'2", I have leg room issues in almost every car, and the majority of convertibles I have sat in I generally end up looking over the windshield when I am driving. The...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-22-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,183
Posted By why?
So true. Walking through the 'mall' near Fort...

So true. Walking through the 'mall' near Fort Bragg total makes that statement. I didn't even know there were that many stores that sold men's sneakers. The entire thing was a testament to terrible...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-19-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,183
Posted By why?
The middle of the state is far less expensive. I...

The middle of the state is far less expensive. I don't live in the cheapest area, but it is really inexpensive and I am 45 minutes from both Raleigh and Fayetteville.

The mountains are nice but...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-19-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 36,388
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Because 18x9.5 whatever they are almost always...

Because 18x9.5 whatever they are almost always weigh at least 20 pounds.

Lighter wheels are better for everything, accelerating, turning, stopping, etc.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-19-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,183
Posted By why?
It depends. I grew up with a well and a septic...

It depends. I grew up with a well and a septic tank. That's not too big a deal any more with some decent solar panels. As long as it has good internet connections and the ability to grow your own...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-19-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,183
Posted By why?
South Dakota and the Carolinas seem to be the...

South Dakota and the Carolinas seem to be the places lots of people are now trying. I generally don't mind North Carolina too much, but I also don't mind living 45 minutes from civilization.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 10-19-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 22,726
Posted By why?
No. An MR2 might be the only one I would actually...

No. An MR2 might be the only one I would actually consider trying. They can be really fun to drive, but they all seem to be made for short people.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-19-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 36,388
Posted By why?
functionality should be more important to looks...

functionality should be more important to looks too. I'll take lightweight smaller wheels over ginormous boat anchors that everyone loves. Who cares what they look like, they will make everything the...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 10-17-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 22,726
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I don't know how taller people like convertibles....

I don't know how taller people like convertibles. Every one I have ever driven I end up looking over the windshield to see, and I am only 6'2". I have never been comfortable in any convertible.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-17-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,183
Posted By why?
Somewhere with no car inspection, no income tax,...

Somewhere with no car inspection, no income tax, no property taxes and no close neighbors.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-17-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 36,388
Posted By why?
Second car, so the 86 can be a project so I don't...

Second car, so the 86 can be a project so I don't need to worry about daily driving it.



Oh come on, don't you just love the old vintage rally look? How have you not seen that design so much...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-26-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,376
Posted By why?
You've been around this forum long enough to know...

You've been around this forum long enough to know this will last at least 50 pages.

Anyone that has not tried General tires really needs to. I have owned 3 sets of them, 1 winter tire and 2 all...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-26-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 36,388
Posted By why?
If it is reasonably non diluted I might seriously...

If it is reasonably non diluted I might seriously think of buying it as a second car. I just don't trust Toyota USA because I know what their idea of sporty is.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 09-22-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,243
Posted By why?
Definitely get a better car unless you are good...

Definitely get a better car unless you are good enough at mechanicing to do the install yourself and deal with all the other crap that comes with having a highly modified car.

A c8 would be the...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-22-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,376
Posted By why?
I've never had a tire dealer give me a more...

I've never had a tire dealer give me a more negative review of a tire than the one I received when I was thinking about buying a set of those tires. I was literally laughing the guy hated them so...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-22-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 36,388
Posted By why?
and like always Toyota USA will probably take...

and like always Toyota USA will probably take absolutely everything out of it that made it an interesting fun car. There is a reason it takes a direct order from the CEO of Toyota to get the USA any...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-18-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 36,388
Posted By why?
Toyota USA has always been awful. They have...

Toyota USA has always been awful. They have always done everything to keep any of the interesting variants of the cars as far away from the USA as possible. Toyota will probably have to threaten to...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 08-25-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,172
Posted By why?
What's crazy is there are larger asteroids/comets...

What's crazy is there are larger asteroids/comets that have hit the earth. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_impact_craters_on_Earth#Large_unconfirmed_craters


There's at least 8 that left...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 08-21-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,473
Posted By why?
Lucky to live in flat Florida. Only reason I...

Lucky to live in flat Florida. Only reason I would move back.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-16-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,547
Posted By why?
Let's be clear: The guy pushing HKS is an HKS...

Let's be clear: The guy pushing HKS is an HKS fanboy. The entire car has HKS parts. He sells HKS parts. He owns the company he linked too and omitted that fact.



At first he claimed he did...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-15-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By why?
Almost all aftermarket wheels the stock lug nuts...

Almost all aftermarket wheels the stock lug nuts work. Every so often an aftermarket wheel has smaller openings for the lugs, which is annoying. I ran in to this on some used Moteki wheels I bought.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-14-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 847
Posted By why?
First question is always what are you going to be...

First question is always what are you going to be using your car for?


CSG and RCE support our community, so I always suggest checking out their offerings first.
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Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-14-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 304,945
Posted By why?
That 100% depends on your use case. It is always...

That 100% depends on your use case. It is always wise to choose tires first and then go look at wheels. 15 and 16 inch tires are not going to be going away any time soon.
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