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Old 01-05-2013, 02:10 PM   #41
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Did you look at the Subie version at all? Any specific details that swayed you towards Toyota vs Subaru?

The car looks sick! Everything I have read and watched says it is a blast to drive. More akin to the japanese sports cars of the mid 90's.
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Subaru added a bunch of things that weren't necessary, like push button start and some other cosmetic thing. Frame, suspension, engine, trans, etc are all the same. The price difference is close to 5 grand also.
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Old 01-05-2013, 02:13 PM   #44
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Niiiiice. Sounds like a blast to drive. How's visibility?
There's one spot that doesn't have exceptional visibility and that is the area to the left rear of the driver. Which in mind is to be expected of a two door car with small windows.

Front visibility is great and so is rear view mirror visibility through the back window.
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Old 01-05-2013, 02:14 PM   #45
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Subaru added a bunch of things that weren't necessary, like push button start and some other cosmetic thing. Frame, suspension, engine, trans, etc are all the same. The price difference is close to 5 grand also.
Sheesh! Didn't realize it was that much of a price difference. I can see why you went with the yota version.
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Old 01-05-2013, 02:21 PM   #46
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The FR-S has everything it needs, and nothing it doesn't need. Its just a simple small easy to operate and fun to drive car.

That corners really really really well
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Old 01-05-2013, 03:48 PM   #47
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I think I might have Mr. Marv make me a sub box too...

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Old 01-05-2013, 07:29 PM   #48
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One incident happened today, air bag light came on in the middle of driving. Shut the car off and restarted, didn't come on again...

Not sure what kinda sensors these things have....maybe it had to get used to my new seat positioning. Which would be cool yet weird.
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Old 01-05-2013, 07:30 PM   #49
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Old 01-05-2013, 07:34 PM   #50
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Also, my thread, my rules. Don't ever tell me to GTFO of my thread.

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Old 01-05-2013, 07:39 PM   #52
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This will probably be the first car I ever buy new if I ever find a job once I graduate. Sub'd for sure
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Love these cars.
Little too much on the body panels but overall looks good.
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Old 01-05-2013, 07:47 PM   #54
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I love mine too. Fun as hell to drive. Perrin over on ft86club.com has the vortech sc they have been tuning and its not to bad. Avo has a decent turbo that I don't think is to expensive and innovate has a twin screw sc coming out soon.

I'm gonna do a intake tune and headers and a catback at some point. I'm prolly gonna go with borla for the exhaust pieces.
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I love mine too. Fun as hell to drive. Perrin over on ft86club.com has the vortech sc they have been tuning and its not to bad. Avo has a decent turbo that I don't think is to expensive and innovate has a twin screw sc coming out soon.

I'm gonna do a intake tune and headers and a catback at some point. I'm prolly gonna go with borla for the exhaust pieces.
Have you done anything to the intake at all? Like change it to the Afe or Greddy?

I haven't looked into Borla for this car yet.

What color is yours?
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Have you done anything to the intake at all? Like change it to the Afe or Greddy?

I haven't looked into Borla for this car yet.
No not yet. Only had it a month. I think I'm gonna do either the afe or maybe the fa20clubs intake. I'm gonna get a tune from them also

I have a ultramarine
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No not yet. Only had it a month. I think I'm gonna do either the afe or maybe the fa20clubs intake. I'm gonna get a tune from them also

I have a ultramarine
PM some info, are you on FT86club?
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Look up borla Uel up on YouTube. It sounds really good
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PM some info, are you on FT86club?
Yeah I'm on their. Same user name as here
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