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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,208
Posted By gravitylover
I got the service reminder from CarFax a few days...

I got the service reminder from CarFax a few days ago and one of the top things on the list is the trade in value, mine is up $3k since the beginning of last summer. 13 with 138k on it, same mileage...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-11-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By gravitylover
Thanks. I got lucky and my motor started to quit...

Thanks. I got lucky and my motor started to quit about 15 miles from home and I managed to limp it to my driveway. I got some great looks, the sound was "impressive", and the smoke trail was really...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-09-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By gravitylover
How much are those IAG blocks and what did it end...

How much are those IAG blocks and what did it end up costing after all was said and done?
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 04-05-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 116,078
Posted By gravitylover
Email sent

Email sent
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 03-27-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,041
Posted By gravitylover
I have a 1.25" receiver and transport 2 bikes on...

I have a 1.25" receiver and transport 2 bikes on a hitch rack all the time. My e-bikes are not lightweights and I've never had a problem. I have at least 40k miles with bikes on the back of the car....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-08-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,419
Posted By gravitylover
In some states you'd get dinged pretty good on...

In some states you'd get dinged pretty good on insurance rates for a two seater. The shorter wheelbase on a car this light would probably make the ride suck for a daily driver. I agree with the F...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-07-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By gravitylover
I'm going to go against what the others have...

I'm going to go against what the others have said. I know changes have been made over the years but I really disliked my first year Limited model. The drivers seat sucked, maybe it just didn't fit me...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 03-02-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,204
Posted By gravitylover
Yeah it's just about impossible to find a good...

Yeah it's just about impossible to find a good 13-16 motor. I finally found a good one recently after looking since August :eyebulge: but couldn't put together the money quickly enough. My car has...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 02-10-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,519
Posted By gravitylover
Are you trying to tell us that we need new nuts? ...

Are you trying to tell us that we need new nuts?

Sometimes yes, sometimes no. If it's a stretch bolt situation I will and crush washers always get replaced but many other applications a bit of...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 02-07-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,908
Posted By gravitylover
^^ That's pretty funny I just want to say...

^^ That's pretty funny

I just want to say that we have a great little community here. In the space of the last 30 hours I've heard from two people with an engine available locally. Thanks folks!
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 02-06-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 116,078
Posted By gravitylover
Text incoming

Text incoming
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-06-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By gravitylover
Jag 4.2SC?

Has anyone anywhere in the world swapped a Jag 4.2 Supercharged motor into an 86? My FA20 blew last summer and the car has become a great looking planter in my driveway now. I recently picked up an...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 02-06-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,977
Posted By gravitylover
No don't mistake the tone, we're actually really...

No don't mistake the tone, we're actually really appreciating and enjoying this. Shopping with other people's wallets is fun :) There's always going to be a few in any community that let their own...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 02-06-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,977
Posted By gravitylover
Turning the BRZ into a rally car is something...

Turning the BRZ into a rally car is something that has been high on my want to do list if I had spare cash to work with. There are 2" lift kits and with a supercharger for real low end grunt the car...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 02-05-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,977
Posted By gravitylover
Well there ya go OP, you're getting the Yaris...

Well there ya go OP, you're getting the Yaris that we can't get. You're going to do it for us as much as yourself :) Remember to take pictures for us haha.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 02-05-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,977
Posted By gravitylover
I was thinking that opens him up to the Yaris...

I was thinking that opens him up to the Yaris that we can't get here. I also think a Jag Sportbrake would be a good choice.
Forum: GR86 General Topics 01-27-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,313
Posted By gravitylover
My industry is just plain sold out of stuff for...

My industry is just plain sold out of stuff for this year already. If you didn't place orders last year you will probably be fkd by June this year.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-27-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 153,916
Posted By gravitylover
mmich101 Welcome to my world. My car has been...

mmich101 Welcome to my world. My car has been sitting in the driveway since the same thing happened last August. A couple of times I got close to finding a used engine worth buying but each time...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-19-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 153,916
Posted By gravitylover
What did that cost?

What did that cost?
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 01-15-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 116,078
Posted By gravitylover
If you want another to make it 4 I think I have 2...

If you want another to make it 4 I think I have 2 out in the shed you're welcome to. I'm about 50 miles north of midtown NYC, about 20 minutes from Danbury CT. Come and get 'em.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-13-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 833
Posted By gravitylover
Could somebody have backed into the car when it...

Could somebody have backed into the car when it was parked somewhere or maybe someone leaned on it.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-11-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By gravitylover
Mine was done at Curry Subaru in Cortland Manor...

Mine was done at Curry Subaru in Cortland Manor NY. They also refused to discuss the situation with me because it happened 13 months after the work was done AND they told me that they would not honor...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-10-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By gravitylover
Sux but it's true. My car has been sitting in the...

Sux but it's true. My car has been sitting in the driveway since August when the motor grenaded due to the recall work.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-06-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 232,069
Posted By gravitylover
Safe assumption new gaskets or sealant are needed?

Safe assumption new gaskets or sealant are needed?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-05-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 232,069
Posted By gravitylover
Answer took too long and the motor is already...

Answer took too long and the motor is already sold :(

I should know for the future though, can an auto motor be used easily in a manual car? It looks like the biggest issue is they use different...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-04-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 232,069
Posted By gravitylover
That last one didn't happen for a few reasons but...

That last one didn't happen for a few reasons but one just popped up close to home that isn't hammered or unnecessarily expensive. I know there's a difference between manual and auto blocks, can I...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-04-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 153,916
Posted By gravitylover
Well, that new dealer earned your business going...

Well, that new dealer earned your business going forward didn't they.

It's actually quite likely smaller bits of broken up sealant blocked a passage somewhere causing the starvation to that...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-03-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 153,916
Posted By gravitylover
Lucky you getting a new long block and for being...

Lucky you getting a new long block and for being made whole. That new dealer sounds like the kind of place you want to be going back to... I'm curious, which dealer here in NY screwed yours up?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-01-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,815
Posted By gravitylover
Yup me too and after it was fired the bullet went...

Yup me too and after it was fired the bullet went straight to plugging up some oil passages and wrecking my engine.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-29-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By gravitylover
I've been pulled over in CT for having a rack and...

I've been pulled over in CT for having a rack and again for having bikes on a rack. Both times the officer made me remove it, when I had bikes on the rack it meant sending my friend home with my car...
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