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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-30-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By daiheadjai
I'm gonna hazard a guess that the transmission...

I'm gonna hazard a guess that the transmission choices of manual or 6AT make driving a pleasure, but leave a chunk of MPG on the table.
Whereas I'm gonna guess that the Lexus has a 10spd auto.

On...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-27-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,505
Posted By daiheadjai
Bingo. Me and the salesperson were complaining...

Bingo. Me and the salesperson were complaining about the new cars while we were enjoying the old one.
I am still absolutely interested in buying a 128i MSport for myself.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-26-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,505
Posted By daiheadjai
You can certainly feel it's a heavier car -...

You can certainly feel it's a heavier car - taller too. Pretty good sightlines/visibility though (lots of glass)
The straight six is lovely to wind out, and is very smooth.
The shifter and clutch...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-25-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,505
Posted By daiheadjai
Haha, I test-drove a 128i M-Sport over the...

Haha, I test-drove a 128i M-Sport over the weekend, and the salesman at the BMW dealer (car guy - had a Z4M, 987 Cayman, and currently a M240i) was lamenting with me about move to big, turbo and...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-25-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By daiheadjai
Too bad you specified shifter knobs.... because...

Too bad you specified shifter knobs.... because I'm sure that the knobs who drive/drove a Gen 1 can fit behind the wheel of a Gen 2 as well.....
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-27-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 55,141
Posted By daiheadjai
I remembered Sanjeev Mehta made that exact point...

I remembered Sanjeev Mehta made that exact point about that A-pillar mess (despite loving the rest of the car).
Plus getting rid of the fake-vent for a real one is always a win.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-27-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By daiheadjai
Anyone know how these things hold up if you're...

Anyone know how these things hold up if you're wearing polarized sunglasses?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 09-24-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,529
Posted By daiheadjai
This whole thread: ...

This whole thread:

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/92/c5/bc/92c5bc895de9c3e7d80dd79b05c3715b--good-humor-meme-maker.jpg

On topic - I live in a condo, so when I had my BRZ, I bought the Mityvac to do...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-24-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,429
Posted By daiheadjai
Not to mention, going BEV-only also means giving...

Not to mention, going BEV-only also means giving up on the developing world.
Between lacking infrastructure and economic ability, BEVs would be a tough sell (to say the least).
A hybrid would at...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-24-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,429
Posted By daiheadjai
I would find it so hilarious if it turned out...

I would find it so hilarious if it turned out BEVs become a dead-end (and the Teslas et al become the proverbial "first mouse") while hydrogen or something else somehow becomes the norm.

Maybe...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-20-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 55,141
Posted By daiheadjai
LOL. I just dropped off my AP1 for paint...

LOL. I just dropped off my AP1 for paint restoration, dent repair and paint protection film - my wife doesn't want me to sell it as it's "our" car, but I'd be lying if I said I didn't feel some...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 07-29-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,892
Posted By daiheadjai
https://i.redd.it/1mqvxu0ogh851.jpg

https://i.redd.it/1mqvxu0ogh851.jpg
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-10-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,549
Posted By daiheadjai
Those hips don't lie

Those hips don't lie
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-10-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,549
Posted By daiheadjai
Are you saying "engine-swapped Cayman"? Because...

Are you saying "engine-swapped Cayman"? Because that's what I'm hearing!
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-09-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,549
Posted By daiheadjai
I'm quite a few dollars away (and probably years...

I'm quite a few dollars away (and probably years too, given the age of the kids) from a 911, but I keep hearing/reading that the gearing is too tall to properly-enjoy the car (e.g. getting to wind it...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 07-02-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,961
Posted By daiheadjai
I might be crazy, but I'd love a mode that...

I might be crazy, but I'd love a mode that reduces (or even removes) the assist (like a custom drive mode or no-assist track mode).
I once accidentally lost power steering (long story/user error)...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 07-01-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,961
Posted By daiheadjai
Finally watched the video: Very interesting to...

Finally watched the video: Very interesting to hear from Gushi that they made the EPS even better, given that was already one of the best things about the current car!

Curious to know how the car...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-30-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,961
Posted By daiheadjai
Always wondered if any of the EverydayDriver...

Always wondered if any of the EverydayDriver folks were on here!
Side note, glad to read your article that Lexus is ditching their silly mouse/trackpad/palmhump interface!
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-26-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By daiheadjai
Hybrid makes more sense for more markets, given...

Hybrid makes more sense for more markets, given the lack of EV infrastructure outside of specific markets. I'll be curious to see how they handle the weight problem
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-11-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 315,536
Posted By daiheadjai
Is that Tsuchiya's AE86?

Is that Tsuchiya's AE86?
Forum: Canada Classifieds 06-08-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By daiheadjai
Gah! Missed that one when scrolling!

Gah! Missed that one when scrolling!
Forum: Canada Classifieds 06-07-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By daiheadjai
Damn - my brother in law bought one last summer...

Damn - my brother in law bought one last summer and it was a pain finding clean ones.
What's the mileage on yours? Might be useful to list the actual number.

GLWS
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-07-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 20,707
Posted By daiheadjai
IIRC, the Toyota-involved FA20s didn't have the...

IIRC, the Toyota-involved FA20s didn't have the same carbon buildup issues as Subaru's own FA20 used in the WRX (not sure if Subaru is still using direct injection without port injection)
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-07-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 20,707
Posted By daiheadjai
I leased my 2013 - it allowed me to have the...

I leased my 2013 - it allowed me to have the flexibility to hand it back if it proved problematic, or to buy it back if I wanted to. That said, you do have to pay for that flexibility (in the form of...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-04-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By daiheadjai
Q: What's the difference between a porcupine and...

Q: What's the difference between a porcupine and a Porsche?

A: With the porcupine, the pricks are on the outside
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-04-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 41,002
Posted By daiheadjai
It sounds much better than the outgoing model.......

It sounds much better than the outgoing model.... Won't be confused for a tractor anymore!
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-19-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 92,156
Posted By daiheadjai
The improved tires (assuming they timed this on a...

The improved tires (assuming they timed this on a car on the PS4s) would help too.
On the 0-60s, even magazines are wildly-inconsistent (some of them allow a few feet rollout before they start the...
Forum: CANADA 05-07-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,009
Posted By daiheadjai
Definitely: COVID19 has done weird things to used...

Definitely: COVID19 has done weird things to used car values.
And the final drive change was definitely noticeable - agreed that the whole package just seems that much more refined.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 05-06-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,749
Posted By daiheadjai
That sucks - hopefully the fact that the shop is...

That sucks - hopefully the fact that the shop is reputable, means they'll have more incentive to make customers whole when they screw up.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 05-05-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,749
Posted By daiheadjai
And you guys have nice driving roads, coastal...

And you guys have nice driving roads, coastal scenery and mountains as well?
Boo-urns.
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