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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-06-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 38,289
Posted By Adam_L
The only "special" that I know of is special...

The only "special" that I know of is special Olympics , special education ... but usually that word is over used, like the word "love"
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-06-2021, 02:13 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 38,289
Posted By Adam_L
If you thought going in buying a BRZ /FR-S, you...

If you thought going in buying a BRZ /FR-S, you could go zero-65 or 70 in 6-7seconds , that info is in the specifications ... simple google search or brochure should say it.

FRS / BRZ / GT86 =....
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 09-05-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 38,289
Posted By Adam_L
Special ? WTF .. that's a lot of special going...

Special ? WTF .. that's a lot of special going on. I'm still trying to find the definition ...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-02-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,686
Posted By Adam_L
After paying gas / insurance / registration,...

After paying gas / insurance / registration, maintenance on just about any car the last 20-30 years, no cars are a "profit" after you go to sell them. Possibly if you pick one up for cheap ... $5k...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-31-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By Adam_L
I recommend either BRZ or FR-S , 2014- 2016 , in...

I recommend either BRZ or FR-S , 2014- 2016 , in the color /transmission you want. After that, looks out for :

*try and get a 1 owner car if possible
* if you can find a RS /monogram '14, or...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-31-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,394
Posted By Adam_L
Very true, but yet people (plural) seem to buy......

Very true, but yet people (plural) seem to buy... buy Tacoma's with 200k+ miles , for $10-14k all day long. Is that right... or wrong??!! Tacoma is like the new gold standard
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-31-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,394
Posted By Adam_L
Used is used, any price is possible, but again...

Used is used, any price is possible, but again you're getting into someone else seat (and you know they farted on that seat at least once) !! Hopefully they maintained properly .. and didn't beat...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-31-2021, 12:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,686
Posted By Adam_L
I wish extra time grew on trees !! I get...

I wish extra time grew on trees !!

I get it, you'll mod for fun. It really doesn't add to the value of the car though , and in most cases when people go to buy a used car, something that looks...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-29-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,686
Posted By Adam_L
I'd recommend keep your '14 , don't mod , you...

I'd recommend keep your '14 , don't mod , you still need money for gas + insurance + registration + maintenance (anything breaks, tires, etc)

Cars... cost money... and continue to cost money...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-24-2021, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 291,646
Posted By Adam_L
If I had $35k or so burning a hole in my pocket...

If I had $35k or so burning a hole in my pocket tomorrow , I'd probably go for a used Cayman S ( 2010-'11) . Not much Toyota /Subaru interests me now a days , on the GT / semi-Sports car front (...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-24-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 291,646
Posted By Adam_L
The front looks fugly The Rear looks Civic /...

The front looks fugly
The Rear looks Civic / Honda inspired

In terms of looks , I wouldn't buy it. Not that looks is everything , but it's an element.
I know about the 2.4L ...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 02-08-2021, 02:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,372
Posted By Adam_L
So as an example , if you drive a vehicle 2k...

So as an example , if you drive a vehicle 2k mlles per year (use synthetic oil , and OE filter) , would you say changing the filter every 2k (so once per year , to help keep the oil as clean as...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-31-2021, 03:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,518
Posted By Adam_L
OK, it's not a sports car , it's a GT car ......

OK, it's not a sports car , it's a GT car ... and probably the best drift car the last 25 years.

There will always be faster , something faster.

As long as you have fun driving it , and it...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-30-2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,518
Posted By Adam_L
Junk ?? Please elaborate ... someone bought your...

Junk ?? Please elaborate ... someone bought your junk (in the trunk).

Creaks will eventually happen, maybe not at 5k miles .... but 50k .... 100k , if you have the car long enough.

All this...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-29-2021, 02:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,726
Posted By Adam_L
If I was to buy a FR-S in 2021, I'd either go...

If I was to buy a FR-S in 2021, I'd either go ;'17-19 MT cleanest you can find...yet don't over spend, correct color ( then do the front bumper swap to Pre-facelift) .

Or... go '17-'19 BRZ MT...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-16-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,160
Posted By Adam_L
It just came to mind, but it's like your #7 was...

It just came to mind, but it's like your #7 was the middle number, and the 86 protected it : 8 (7) 6 . It's all a play on numbers , and as some would say "everything happens for a reason" , but...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-16-2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,103
Posted By Adam_L
Thanks , my bad... I didn't do the 5-7 second...

Thanks , my bad... I didn't do the 5-7 second button hold down , that did the trick.

I knew it probably wasn't the cars fault , 99% of the time it's operator error!!:bonk::burnrubber::respekt:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-16-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,160
Posted By Adam_L
In many societies / ways of life, the number 7 is...

In many societies / ways of life, the number 7 is considered a lucky number ( the number 8 is similar, not exact , but also has positive connotations).

Glad you survived that knarly accident. ...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-29-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,103
Posted By Adam_L
These are indeed mysteries of Science , and these...

These are indeed mysteries of Science , and these are the days of our lives.

Traction control I've found is nice/best in wet weather , less likely for the rear wheels to slip ... so I'm pretty...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-25-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,114
Posted By Adam_L
Bling... bling. Legendary... huhhhh. A...

Bling... bling.

Legendary... huhhhh. A Hero aint nothing but a sandwich, and a Legend aint nothing but a car !!
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-21-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2,589
Views: 303,799
Posted By Adam_L
Well then, if they go with the 2.4L , if you're...

Well then, if they go with the 2.4L , if you're wanting the automatic.... then the Gen2 gets the bump in performance over Gen1.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-30-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 102,997
Posted By Adam_L
any new 100k mile club owners ? Anyone report...

any new 100k mile club owners ? Anyone report any major issues on there rides, at a certain milage ?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-04-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,220
Posted By Adam_L
Combine that with the coronavirus situation. I...

Combine that with the coronavirus situation. I see way more negatives with Supra , and not enough positives. If I won a unit, I'd probably register it... drive it for 1-2 months , then sell it. ...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-04-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 19,377
Posted By Adam_L
Thanks, The jury is still out how temperature...

Thanks, The jury is still out how temperature really affects coronavirus. We don't know definitively for sure yet. At least that's what I gather from reading that one article , and what others...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-03-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 19,377
Posted By Adam_L
You sound so certain. To me, a "very long...

You sound so certain.

To me, a "very long time" is 5+ years. Once the weather warms up in about 4-6 weeks , things will be moving in the right direction. Viruses thrive in colder temps, die in...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-26-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,987
Posted By Adam_L
Yes, I should have drove it longer then I did. ...

Yes, I should have drove it longer then I did. I learned manual on that car. Like a fool, I got rid of it for a Honda in the mid- '90's !!!! You live and learn.

Where are all the brown / tan...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-25-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,987
Posted By Adam_L
white rice , brown rice ... I usually...

white rice , brown rice ...

I usually like white jdm cars/ trucks , but my first was a metallic brown '79 Celica GT.

Brown rice is more nutritious then white.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-16-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,142
Posted By Adam_L
Keep it all OE , just do a K&N /TRD drop in air...

Keep it all OE , just do a K&N /TRD drop in air filter , use as good of lubricants as you can afford , change engine oil every 5k miles roughly, and put in the highest 91-94 octane fuel as you can!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-16-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,220
Posted By Adam_L
I don't work for Toyota , but I'd speculate to...

I don't work for Toyota , but I'd speculate to say that 80-90% of their time /energy goes to developing "eco" economy cars / hybrids (Prius, etc) that type /flow of vehicle. Which makes sense, as...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-15-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,220
Posted By Adam_L
its really the extra 140 torque you get from the...

its really the extra 140 torque you get from the Supra , over the T86 that matters (not so much HP). Plus an extra 400 lbs in weight ++. Are newer Turbo cars really that maintenance free /...
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