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  1. BRZ-123

    MartinT's BRZ

    Great news and glad its nothing serious. Did the exhaust crack due to additional load the SC is putting or due to an impact with a foreign object? Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Identification request - what component is this?

    Any chance it can be your reverse parking sensor connector? Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  3. How did it go Gavin? Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  4. Gavin -Sorry to hear. I know you are out of warranty but try reaching out to Kesler in the other forum as he is a Toyota employee and check if you can get a shared contribution / goodwill gesture from Toyota as you dont expect it to go at such low mileage. Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  5. Like Nigel says below, the difference comes in labour costs. To get any aftermarket parts fitter the labour cost is between 80 to 100 £/ hr here Vs 60 to 80 £ up north. I had this argument with my subaru dealer that up north servicing is cheaper and he said think about our cost of the garage and the labour rates we have to pay. So be fair to us and dont ask us to price match like toyota can do via their fixed price servicing. Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    MartinT's BRZ

    Good luck. Hopefully nothing serious. Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Insurance Renawal Time

    I use chris knott and would be happy to recommend them. Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    MartinT's BRZ

    Clearly my excel table is all muddled up when I look at it via tapatalk.@steeps , you and me will be the last three eyeing for the last cossie SC before stocks run out. [emoji6][emoji6] Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    MartinT's BRZ

    All go and no show, describes it well ? We are a hot hatch country, sleeper cars have always been our thing. Now that its early in the new year and i am a bit motivated to give you some numbers but have not included Focus RS, which will be a good competitor to Golf R Statistic Cosworth SC manual Harrop SC manual Golf R Auto Power (BHP) 290 300 296 Torque (LbFt) 243 240 (approx) 280 Weight 1300 (approx) 1300 (approx) 1611 0-62 mph 5.0 ? 4.6 30-70 mph ? ? 4.3 Collected from these sources https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-review/volkswagen/golf-r https://www.carmagazine.co.uk/car-reviews/toyota/cosworth-toyota-gt86-2015-review/ https://www.carthrottle.com/post/this-300bhp-supercharged-toyota-gt86-is-a-brilliantly-subtle-sleeper/
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    MartinT's BRZ

    It is significantly heavier than our cars too. I think in 4th you would've had him. And most golf Rs are DSG so all they do is boot the throttle and the gearbox down shifts Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    BBK a good idea?

    Why dont you try to get a similar quote from your nearest Subaru dealer for a full set replacement and check if it comes any cheaper as they use it on other cars. I suspect it's a rarely replaced part and toyota GB are asking for the part from IM and applying a mark up. Worth double checking just to be sure. Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    ECUTEK map switching

    I have not tried the exact same scenario as you but if on the move, I want to change from map 1 to 2 or any for that matter, it is instantaneous and the car restarts from that map. Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    is it OK to switch engine treatment?

    i feel tempted to reply to this just on the basis of how this conversation is developing. If oil additives really made a difference to the driving conditions a car is supposed to be driven in, a manufacturer in their R&D would've recommended it, like they do recommend premium fuel. No one spends more on R& D than these car manufacturers themselves and anything benefiting and worth copying will be copied by all Lubricant majors ( in their own proprietary form) for a fatter profit margin but they do not which suggests that its benefits are not proven. @MartinT Usage of something over a long time proves that it does not potentially do damage to cars engine but does not prove that it benefits in a measurable way unless you have some measured stats. Did you do an oil analysis showing something valuable? None of the Subaru engines have gone kaput due to the quality of (or lack of quality) engine oil used which highlights something otherwise forums will be abuzz with failures due to oil quality. I changed my oil in 10K miles/1yr and was told there is enough life left in the oil for another 5K, which is worth noting. OilAnalysis.docx
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    Deacons '86

    Nice one. What's the final drive number like 4.37? Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  15. There is a GT86 being broken on the FB page. You might be able to get the look and cool packs , if needed for a good price. Worth trying. Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk