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Forum: FR-S & 86 Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 10-05-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 592,145
Posted By obscene_gesture
Correction: I have a blue one, and it's broken. ...

Correction: I have a blue one, and it's broken. I'm using another, not-quite-as-cool Scion keychain now.

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Forum: FR-S & 86 Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 10-05-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 592,145
Posted By obscene_gesture
I used to have a gray version of that keychain...

I used to have a gray version of that keychain that I got at the Scion booth of a car show years ago.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-01-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23,400
Views: 5,885,490
Posted By obscene_gesture
I finally got around to installing a cover for my...

I finally got around to installing a cover for my steering wheel which has been peeling for a few years now. I went with a Loncky cover. It took several hours to sew it on. I didn't do a perfect...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-15-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By obscene_gesture
I don't know anything about the used car market...

I don't know anything about the used car market in Canada, but I'm actually surprised they offered you so little two years ago. I also think $17,000 CAD might be a little low now.

If I wasn't...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-05-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 17,917
Posted By obscene_gesture
My car is paid off, running well, and I like it. ...

My car is paid off, running well, and I like it. That being said, I still intend to get a GR86. The challenge will be justifying not trading in the FR-S when buying the GR86. "Honey, our son's...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-05-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,619
Posted By obscene_gesture
My FR-S came with Turanzas. My understanding at...

My FR-S came with Turanzas. My understanding at the time was that if you lived someplace with cold, snowy winters like I do, you would likely get those over the Michelin summer tires.

I never...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-05-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,853
Posted By obscene_gesture
Also, I don't know if this is relevant, but your...

Also, I don't know if this is relevant, but your coolant reservoir looks like it's really over-filled and isn't using the normal blue coolant.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-05-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,853
Posted By obscene_gesture
Carfax? By the way, do all the belts look ok?

Carfax?

By the way, do all the belts look ok?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-05-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,853
Posted By obscene_gesture
Just spit-balling here, but do you know if it had...

Just spit-balling here, but do you know if it had the valve spring recall done?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-05-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23,400
Views: 5,885,490
Posted By obscene_gesture
This morning, I finished installing the FT-86...

This morning, I finished installing the FT-86 Speedfactory UEL header with the black ceramic coating. So far so good. It's not significantly better but it is definitely noticeable. No codes thrown...
Forum: New England 06-06-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 110,816
Posted By obscene_gesture
Free Stock Parts - Boston Area

I'm giving away the following stock parts from my 2015 FR-S.


Air intake. There's a TRD filter in the airbox. I also have the original paper filter that was barely used.

Headlights.

...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-06-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23,400
Views: 5,885,490
Posted By obscene_gesture
Installed the Slambert Performance Twin Hitch and...

Installed the Slambert Performance Twin Hitch and a Hollywood Racks Trail Rider 2.

I shouldn't count on it, but I hope that the next gen 86 will have the same distance between the two tow points,...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-04-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,270
Posted By obscene_gesture
I changed the oil myself for the first time for...

I changed the oil myself for the first time for my FR-S yesterday, and dropped the drain plug into the drain pan. I fished it out and thought it was weird that I didn't see a washer stuck to it. I...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-22-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,331
Posted By obscene_gesture
I think it will depend on what kind of mods...

I think it will depend on what kind of mods appeal to you. Are you into performance mods, cosmetic mods, sound systems, etc? Something to do with your son?

If you've got a stock '13, you might...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-27-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23,400
Views: 5,885,490
Posted By obscene_gesture
Unless someone's actually used it in the...

Unless someone's actually used it in the headlight that you have, it's a bit hard to tell. Even if a bulb is supposedly an H11 or 9005, LED bulbs often have heatsinks and possibly even fans. This...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-25-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23,400
Views: 5,885,490
Posted By obscene_gesture
Updated from a really old OFT stage 1 tune to...

Updated from a really old OFT stage 1 tune to version 4.03 and then installed the TRD CAI (I had a TRD drop-in before). So yeah, it's pretty hard to tell how each change contributed to performance,...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-24-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23,400
Views: 5,885,490
Posted By obscene_gesture
Updated the taillights on my '15 to the '17+...

Updated the taillights on my '15 to the '17+ OEMs. They look a lot nicer than I expected.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-06-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23,400
Views: 5,885,490
Posted By obscene_gesture
Installed TRD sideskirts today.

Installed TRD sideskirts today.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-16-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,463
Posted By obscene_gesture
This sort of behavior seems to be not completely...

This sort of behavior seems to be not completely uncommon.

https://jalopnik.com/about-that-miata-vandalism-facebook-post-that-has-every-1764091757
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-25-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,208
Posted By obscene_gesture
7% is pretty high to me, but, until recently, I...

7% is pretty high to me, but, until recently, I didn't know that people were getting much higher APRs from subprime loans... ...
Forum: FR-S & 86 Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-19-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,816
Posted By obscene_gesture
The Everyday Driver guys posted a video comparing...

The Everyday Driver guys posted a video comparing their catted UEL + OFT FR-S against a supercharged monogram.

Supercharged vs Tuned - Long Term FRS (GT86) #5 - Everyday Driver - YouTube
Forum: New England 10-16-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,309
Posted By obscene_gesture
Twins at Japanese Day

I took my son and my car to Japanese Day at Larz Anderson in Brookline, MA today. There were quite a few other twins there... far more than last year. Here are some pictures of most of them.
Forum: New England 10-12-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,616
Posted By obscene_gesture
There will be a Cars & Coffee at the Larz...

There will be a Cars & Coffee at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum on Oct. 29.

http://larzanderson.org/events/lawn-events/cnc16/
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-26-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,717
Posted By obscene_gesture
My 3 yr old rides in a toddler car seat at least...

My 3 yr old rides in a toddler car seat at least a few times a month.

I had my 1 yr old ride once in rear-facing car seat, but I don't recommend doing that unless the car seat is easily detachable...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-24-2016, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By obscene_gesture
I'll definitely be replacing two rears then. ...

I'll definitely be replacing two rears then.

I've attached a picture of the tire. The nail's about a half inch from the shoulder, if I understand tire anatomy. I've looked up the Rubber...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-23-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By obscene_gesture
replacing damaged turanza tire

I've got the stock Turanzas with 8k miles on them. A couple of days ago, I discovered that my rear, driver side tire had a screw in the tread. Coincidentally, this was as I was carrying some old...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-03-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,360
Posted By obscene_gesture
confirmed...

http://pressroom.toyota.com/releases/scion+transition+toyota.htm
Forum: FR-S & 86 Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 10-18-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 592,145
Posted By obscene_gesture
I took my FR-S to the Japanese Day event at the...

I took my FR-S to the Japanese Day event at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline, MA. There were a few AE86s, another FR-S with a turbo, and a BRZ with a Perrin intake. There were quite a...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 08-27-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 26,446
Posted By obscene_gesture
No need for a Free Tcoat bumper sticker then? ...

No need for a Free Tcoat bumper sticker then?

Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-19-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,905
Posted By obscene_gesture
I own a gen II and a gen III Prius. Forgetting...

I own a gen II and a gen III Prius. Forgetting I'm not in my FR-S, I'll sometimes try to take a sharp corner in one of them a bit too aggressively, and things get a bit interesting.

Sent from my...
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