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Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 07-07-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,850
Posted By g e
I’m even older than the last time I posted on...

I’m even older than the last time I posted on this thread.

Still loving the BRZ, almost 50k miles on 2013 limited.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-24-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By g e
Actually the rest of the story gets bizarre. ...

Actually the rest of the story gets bizarre.

My mother was having health issues then. I got to her place and a little later has symptoms that presented as heart attack. 9-1-1 and man they got...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-24-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By g e
I was on a 2 lane road in rural Illinois when gas...

I was on a 2 lane road in rural Illinois when gas light came on. It was more like a goat path that had been tarred. Got so low I felt like I was running on fumes and I was thinking I might have to...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-14-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,405
Posted By g e
In Georgia 20mph over the limit puts you in...

In Georgia 20mph over the limit puts you in “Super Speeder” status and it isn’t good. Points, driving school required and a hefty surcharge to the fine. Don’t know the exact particulars.

In...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-02-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,593
Posted By g e
If you have enough money to buy a newer model...

If you have enough money to buy a newer model used car outright....DONT DO IT!

When you get out in the real world and pay rent, utilities and food and school loan, you will discover how difficult...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-01-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,593
Posted By g e
If there are very low interest rates like 0-2% it...

If there are very low interest rates like 0-2% it may be a sharper move financially to get a loan for the car and use that chunk of money to get into the stock market after it craters.

The one...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 03-18-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By g e
Maximum Fahrspass Count me in!

Maximum Fahrspass

Count me in!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-04-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,656
Posted By g e
Return the car and get refund. It will...

Return the car and get refund.

It will always be a burr under your saddle.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 02-27-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,723
Posted By g e
No BRZ/86 in pic Post disqualified

No BRZ/86 in pic

Post disqualified
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-22-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,251
Posted By g e
Two cars will be a financial bomb. Get a quote on...

Two cars will be a financial bomb. Get a quote on insurance - do the math of keeping both cars and whatever other financial goals you have.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-15-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,125
Posted By g e
No, it means you have $3,000 to upgrade the...

No, it means you have $3,000 to upgrade the quality and quantity of beer to drink. Maybe add in some 12-18 year old scotch and a couple cigars.

I can even come up and help you drink it.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 12-13-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,850
Posted By g e
Old driver getting older! Turned 65 earlier...

Old driver getting older!

Turned 65 earlier this month...

Does Subaru or Toyota offer Sr Citizen Discounts?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-13-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,146
Posted By g e
Stories like this almost make we want to trade in...

Stories like this almost make we want to trade in my 2013 brz and get the latest and greatest. Almost.

But I do like the basic steering wheel and rawness if it.

I wonder if all electric is in...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 11-15-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By g e
Pops always seemed to have a car on jack stands...

Pops always seemed to have a car on jack stands in the garage while the “good “ cars were parked outside. Years went by. In winter months my mother would use the car as an extra refrigerator or...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-05-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 56,331
Posted By g e
I remember that one! Perfect storm of too...

I remember that one!

Perfect storm of too many cars on underdeveloped road infrastructure, too many drivers not savvy to winter driving skills, formation of ice under the snow and lots of summer...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-11-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,850
Posted By g e
65 in Dec here. Still reasonably lucid and...

65 in Dec here. Still reasonably lucid and active.

Work from home office. No commute gives me back 2-1/2 hours a day minimum.

Rarely in a bar these days. Better beer and liquor and music at...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 09-30-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,172
Posted By g e
Buy it a drink.

Buy it a drink.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-30-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 32,731
Posted By g e
Mainly.... leave the car alone! No hatch ...

Mainly.... leave the car alone!

No hatch
No shooting brake
No turbo
No Disneyland dashboard
No refinement
No delete options
No targa top
No sunroof
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 09-13-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By g e
The bill for mine, which included TOB, clutch,...

The bill for mine, which included TOB, clutch, flywheel and oil Change was about $1950 less my senior citizen discount.

Interesting addendum to the story. Yesterday I received a box from SOA...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-21-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By g e
I asked about TOB every time I was in for...

I asked about TOB every time I was in for service. My hearing isn’t as good as it once was plus I wasn’t sure what to listen for and this car makes quite a few noises. Service guys never indicated...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-21-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By g e
I have less than 47.000 miles on car. That is an...

I have less than 47.000 miles on car. That is an absurdly short lifespan for a clutch. Perhaps they were embarrassed?
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-21-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By g e
They provided a credit fir part of the repair not...

They provided a credit fir part of the repair not all. No extended warranty. I attribute it to good Karma and being a serial subaru owner.

I use to drive VWs and the service guys and I were on...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-21-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By g e
One other note, over the years in dealing with...

One other note, over the years in dealing with service, customer service, sales and anyone I do business with, treating people respectfully and cheerfully gets me results. The front line people get...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-13-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,460
Posted By g e
In the middle of my drive. 900 miles over two...

In the middle of my drive. 900 miles over two days, first day about 650.

I’ve done some 700 milers before.

Quality of the pavements makes a difference.

First drive with the Michelin Pilot...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-01-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,135
Posted By g e
I got my Limited because of the heated alacantra...

I got my Limited because of the heated alacantra seats, fog lights and better climate system. I thought the dual zone was dumb in a small car but it’s a nicer control unit. Puddle lights were nice...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 07-07-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,408
Posted By g e
My dog loves the back seats!

My dog loves the back seats!
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-27-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,485
Posted By g e
It's just part of an automated marketing...

It's just part of an automated marketing campaign. They have their database of clients and what they bought, it's not a personal outreach. If they get a 2-3% response rate they are considered...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-21-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,011
Posted By g e
I can appreciate that Atlanta traffic is...

I can appreciate that

Atlanta traffic is mind numbing and i had a 25 mile one way commute.

But I still like to work the gears.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-21-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,011
Posted By g e
I had a MK V with Manual. Fun car but, stock vs...

I had a MK V with Manual. Fun car but, stock vs stock, BRZ way funner.
Forum: Forced Induction 05-21-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,682
Posted By g e
More power? Just get one of these instead

More power? Just get one of these instead
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