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Old 04-11-2017, 09:37 AM   #15
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I would be asking why 2016 had gps and 2017 has removed it!
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Old 04-11-2017, 10:09 AM   #16
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Well i know i wud b in the minority, but i hate any kind of spoiler. It literally IS a spoiler... of the car.
So maybe better to let ppl who want it buy it as an extra.

PS. I hate the front end on the new 86 but the brz looks awesome (almost Porsche like). That is why i went for thr brz.

PPS. The full size spare is ridiculous the way it ruins the boot area. I had them throw in a free space saver spare and made a new boot carpet to cover it.

Now my brz is perfect!
PPPS: bought a spare set of stock rims and tyres for $300 AUD , cheaper than I could ever do normally for a new set of tyres!

Put a full size spare in the boot with a matching boot cover, don't lose any more space bar 20mm height. Have a full sized spare if I need it..


Agree, spoilers are up to the buyer but don't do it for me, I prefer the naked look as with my 300zx.

Meh up to your own preferences all good..
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Old 05-21-2017, 12:58 PM   #17
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Well i know i wud b in the minority, but i hate any kind of spoiler. It literally IS a spoiler... of the car.
So maybe better to let ppl who want it buy it as an extra.
Agree 100%. Especially if it doesn't actually add any aero benefit. With sportscars function = beauty. If its a time attack weapon with a wing, totally different.
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Old 05-21-2017, 09:30 PM   #18
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Back in 2012/2013 the toyota had the option of the big aero kit spoiler but the subaru did not.I assume that the toyota had the relevant government approval and due to the low number of brz in australia subaru didn't bother.
In 2017 history repeats itself with the same issue!
It is just how things roll , with our australian "nanny" government.
The suzuki jimny is a low volume 4wd that also faces the "nanny".
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I can't imagine there would be any approval required (although it honestly would not surprise me). Australia is not the right country for car enthusiasts (EH Holden Show 'n' Shine at the local cricket oval excepted)

To be honest I think that Toyota and Subaru market their product to different groups. I don't see many BRZ with styling mods, but I do see lots of 86s with them. Subaru might just have known that their market might not want big wings.

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I can't imagine there would be any approval required (although it honestly would not surprise me). Australia is not the right country for car enthusiasts (EH Holden Show 'n' Shine at the local cricket oval excepted)

To be honest I think that the BRZ crew have a different mentality. I once heard it said with respect to the Toyota that the BRZ was "a little less 'baseball cap' and bit more 'string back gloves'. I don't see many BRZ with styling mods, but I do see lots of 86s with them. Subaru might just have known that their market doesn't want big wings.

Is this the wing to which you refer?

Yes!
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As I thought. Surely Subaru owners are too sophisticated to be seen with such a grotesque accessory
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