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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 08-07-2022, 04:38 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 33,551
Posted By mike2100
Ordered 5/1 Arrived this weekend. Sapphire...

Ordered 5/1
Arrived this weekend.
Sapphire Blue Limited MT
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 07-13-2022, 05:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,443
Posted By mike2100
Yup, and "auto" will automatically set the system...

Yup, and "auto" will automatically set the system to recirc depending on the difference between current temp and your desired temp.

I echo the recommendations to install ceramic tint. It blocks...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-29-2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,413
Posted By mike2100
It's wind resistance more than rpm. Wind...

It's wind resistance more than rpm. Wind resistance increases exponentially with speed.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-15-2022, 05:30 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 52,437
Posted By mike2100
The only thing you have to worry about if you...

The only thing you have to worry about if you adjust the pedal travel downward is if you go too low there's a chance the pedal could be hitting the floor but not disengaging the clutch 100%, which...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-11-2022, 04:17 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 91,970
Posted By mike2100
What about the STI muffler? I really like the...

What about the STI muffler? I really like the tips on that one. Maintains aero. Reports are there's no drone.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-09-2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,991
Posted By mike2100
"hooning"?

"hooning"?
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-05-2022, 04:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,050
Posted By mike2100
Nice looking wheels, what are they? Even if...

Nice looking wheels, what are they?
Even if neither wheel is forged or advertised as light weight, there can be significant weight differences between them. Peruse the tire rack website, which lists...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-04-2022, 04:35 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 122,667
Posted By mike2100
I've been wondering how the Sapphire Blue would...

I've been wondering how the Sapphire Blue would look with the STI aero bits. Looks good!
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-28-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,535
Posted By mike2100
I'm glad I have that to look forward to, with my...

I'm glad I have that to look forward to, with my 23 BRZ on order.
Funny story about buying my first RX-8. I had just graduated from college. For the previous 4 years all I wanted was an STI. It was...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-28-2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,325
Posted By mike2100
If it's that bad I'm sure AWE will make a fix for...

If it's that bad I'm sure AWE will make a fix for it, like they did for the Supra:
https://www.awe-tuning.com/foiler-wind-diffuser-mkv-gr-supra
Forum: Site Announcements / Questions / Issues 05-22-2022, 04:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,819
Posted By mike2100
Seconded Or create a subforum about the new...

Seconded

Or create a subforum about the new BRZ's aluminum knuckles and rear sway bar mounting method, which are really the only functional differences.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-22-2022, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By mike2100
Try changing it from Sirius XM to radio without...

Try changing it from Sirius XM to radio without the phone plugged in. Then turn the car off and back on - if it's still on radio then you know it'll remember the last source you used (without the...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-22-2022, 04:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,555
Posted By mike2100
Sooo myth busted? #closethread ?

Sooo myth busted?
#closethread ?
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-12-2022, 02:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,060
Posted By mike2100
If it's the perfect offset I'm sure they'll go...

If it's the perfect offset I'm sure they'll go into normal production.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-08-2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 168,612
Posted By mike2100
Nice pics! Really makes the red look good. This...

Nice pics! Really makes the red look good. This generation is much more modernized.
That side profile pic does look a bit like the second generation Mitsubishi Eclipse.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-05-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,535
Posted By mike2100
I've had two RX-8s (2004 Sport Manual and 2005 GT...

I've had two RX-8s (2004 Sport Manual and 2005 GT Manual), a 2013 FR-S MT, and a 2018 BRZ MT with PP.

Let me start with the X-factor. The Toyobarus are not really the spiritual successor of the...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-05-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,546
Posted By mike2100
Wow, lots of hurt feelings in here. Both...

Wow, lots of hurt feelings in here. Both generations are great. That we are able to compare the two is a blessing from the car gods.

I've owned a 2013 FR-S and a 2018 BRZ, both awesome cars. I...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-05-2022, 02:15 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,546
Posted By mike2100
I think that's the definition of confirmation...

I think that's the definition of confirmation bias. :)
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-04-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,960
Posted By mike2100
1st gen had the same steel knuckles, which means...

1st gen had the same steel knuckles, which means that Subaru spent R&D money when switching to aluminum (no R&D to re-use the steel knuckle). If aluminum = less steering feel then what would be the...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 04-28-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,904
Posted By mike2100
I have OEM Audio Plus in my 4Runner and I like...

I have OEM Audio Plus in my 4Runner and I like it. It's good for the money - I'd say it's a few notches better than the Harmon Kardon system in my wife's 2018 Outback.
I got the replacement...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 04-28-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 122,667
Posted By mike2100
Thanks all for the info on the red color. I found...

Thanks all for the info on the red color. I found some more pics on the internet, and I can see what you're all talking about.
I think this might be the color I'm going to order. :)
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 04-21-2022, 04:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,835
Posted By mike2100
Looks great! What wheels are those? The car...

Looks great! What wheels are those?
The car looks stock otherwise, is that right?
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 02-19-2022, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By mike2100
I just got an image of a Mario Kart style...

I just got an image of a Mario Kart style powerslide traffic merge in my head.

How do you manage to activate traction control while merging? Not sure it's the traction control system that is...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 02-07-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,594
Posted By mike2100
Those first 3 pics of the car look amazing. WRB...

Those first 3 pics of the car look amazing. WRB is may current favorite color for this car!
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 02-02-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,286
Posted By mike2100
That's assuming the coolant system is becoming...

That's assuming the coolant system is becoming overwhelmed by the added heat coming from the oil.

What is more likely is that coolant temps will remain stable, but there's a thermal transfer...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 01-14-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,356
Posted By mike2100
Yes, in the stock size. They stick like glue...

Yes, in the stock size. They stick like glue compared to the stock tires. For added context I changed to them with only 4K on the stock tires so it’s not like the stockers were worn out. I did two...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 05-26-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,812
Posted By mike2100
FA24 with 240 hp

FA24 with 240 hp
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 08-04-2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 518,993
Posted By mike2100
Those were exciting times :)

Those were exciting times :)
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 07-22-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,410
Posted By mike2100
What are the options here? They weren't very...

What are the options here? They weren't very clear.

1) Drive 2 cars. Girlfriend drives one with the dog. You drive the other.
2) Drive 1 car, ship the other?

You will regret driving 2 cars....
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-21-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,934
Posted By mike2100
That's a retractable hard top. Not rollover...

That's a retractable hard top. Not rollover rated. Looks good though. After I posted I started wondering about the possibility of adding a rollbar to something like that. Or getting the soft top and...
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