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Old 03-28-2013, 07:52 PM   #681  
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yeah..repost.

still waiting on dyno plots
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I was talkin **** about it because I thought it was a eaton fail-charger, twin screw is a different story
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:06 AM   #683  
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Toyota FT-86

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Old 04-04-2013, 08:07 AM   #684  
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I'm impressed that it only gained 13 pounds with a drop top. I wonder how much chassis rigidity they lost though.
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:15 AM   #685  
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it's so ugly; they should call it the Lexus SC 430.
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:30 AM   #686  
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Wow. That car went from way sexier than any miata, to way uglier than any miata.
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:39 AM   #687  
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I think most cars that are not initially designed as convertibles have the problem of getting very ugly when they are converted. Think 350z/370z roadster.
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:46 AM   #688  
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That and I've never been a fan of non-roadster convertibles. I mean why even keep the back seats? It's not like they're usable on a regular GT-86. So lets take MORE legroom away from the too-small seats!
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Old 04-04-2013, 12:14 PM   #689  
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Agreed. I don't like it as a convertible, but I've been debating getting one of the regular ones. I'd probably get the Subaru version though.
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got in one. Do not like
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That and I've never been a fan of non-roadster convertibles. I mean why even keep the back seats? It's not like they're usable on a regular GT-86. So lets take MORE legroom away from the too-small seats!
2 reasons. Insurance and luggage.

A Miata is a pretty crap car for taking the missus on a 1 week road trip. A BRZ is only a kinda crap car for it. She can fit two large buckets of stuff back there.
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And kids: miata is automatically disqualified as a kid hauler. The toyobaru, on the other hand, will still fit a small car seat back there in addition to a passenger
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Love how it's angled to provide lift instead of downforce.
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Love how it's angled to provide lift instead of downforce.
Airflow along a slanted surface does not have to be exactly horizontal...
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That white car is a nice looking Solara.
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Official timing scored it as a 1:21.351.
Roebling Road TTD track record.
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Love how it's angled to provide lift instead of downforce.
Never mind that it's installed backwards
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Roebling Road TTD track record.
Make me wonder how long they'll stay in TTD since the car pictured is mostly stock (BC coilovers and tune).
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omg that spoiler...

mad up-force yo
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