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Forum: Car Chat 09-09-14, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By jimster716
All these cars at HQ - New LFA Due Diligence?

In the past few weeks there have been a few cars of note at Toyota headquarters all with manufacturer or distributor plates.

1. Nissan GT-R: Tennessee manufacturer plate
2. Aston Martin Vantage...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 10-28-13, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,247
Posted By jimster716
had2t04 is right. It was a blue GS-F with double...

had2t04 is right. It was a blue GS-F with double stacked exhaust and the camouflaged RC-F. I saw these too this morning driving inside TMS USA. I believe it's the same pair that were spied in Japan....
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 10-08-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,505
Posted By jimster716
Nothing, just a different manufacturer.

Nothing, just a different manufacturer.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 10-08-13, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,339
Posted By jimster716
They look real. Most fakes have the full reverse...

They look real. Most fakes have the full reverse lip instead of the stepped lip. One thing to make sure, look behind the face to see the face bolts and nuts to make sure it's a true 3-piece wheel....
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 09-30-13, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,328
Posted By jimster716
I got popped on Sunday morning doing 80 in a 65...

I got popped on Sunday morning doing 80 in a 65 on the 10 fwy. After he gave me the ticket he was back on the onramp with his radar gun out...end of month, needs to catch up.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 09-28-13, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,505
Posted By jimster716
Updated with pics after lowering.

Updated with pics after lowering.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 09-25-13, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By jimster716
Looks good. I would lower it as well though the...

Looks good. I would lower it as well though the aggressive rear width could be problematic. By going with the 245 fronts with the wider 295 rears (as opposed to the 275s that would be the...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 09-16-13, 10:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,582
Posted By jimster716
Although it's been probably 5 years since I last...

Although it's been probably 5 years since I last did it, I put a few seasons in SCCA Solo2 autox and that experience definitely helped (personally, I think even getting a drivers license should...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 09-16-13, 10:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,582
Posted By jimster716
Definitely lowering it. Waiting for springs from...

Definitely lowering it. Waiting for springs from Japan for test fitment...taking a while, long enough I'm considering getting other springs in the meantime. Yeah, my buddy got screwed...he took a...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 09-16-13, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,582
Posted By jimster716
That was me. I had no intention of being in the...

That was me. I had no intention of being in the show area, the workers just guided me from entrance to the spot assuming I had RSVP'd to be in the show (got a free tee out of it LOL). Had fun on the...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 09-12-13, 10:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,328
Posted By jimster716
Not yet, waiting for the springs but I've had...

Not yet, waiting for the springs but I've had stepped lip Works before on other cars (I'm a creature of habit) and they always make the wheel look a bit smaller but I prefer the stepped lip over the...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 09-12-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,328
Posted By jimster716
I think it looks great. I have Work 20" Gnosis...

I think it looks great. I have Work 20" Gnosis wheels and with the stepped lip. I almost think I should've gone with 21" instead because the stepped lip makes the wheel look smaller under body....
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 08-30-13, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,006
Posted By jimster716
Are you putting these on a Mustang or Chevelle?...

Are you putting these on a Mustang or Chevelle? This is a very domestic classic design. I like the design but I think musclecar more than import.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 08-25-13, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,505
Posted By jimster716
Thanks. No idea on the weights. There's a...

Thanks.

No idea on the weights. There's a penalty I imagine going with 20's and plus sizing on the tires. But I certainly don't feel anything that would say it's noticeable. For this type of car,...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 08-24-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,505
Posted By jimster716
Good catch. I work at TMS USA but I also like the...

Good catch. I work at TMS USA but I also like the irony of putting that frame on. :D
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 08-24-13, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,505
Posted By jimster716
Nebula Gray w/ 20" Work Gnosis CV201 **Update: Lowered**

**Updated 9/28/13**

Lowered on RSR Super Down springs. Still waiting for test springs from another company in Japan but couldn't stand the 4x4 look.

Work Gnosis CV201
20x9 F +34 R-Disk...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 08-07-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,076
Posted By jimster716
I took mine in too last weekend. The service...

I took mine in too last weekend. The service advisor said that F Sports have been coming in with noises and they isolated it to the brake pads. They are aware of the issue but there has been no fix...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 07-20-13, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,427
Posted By jimster716
LMAO ok that was funny.

LMAO ok that was funny.
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 07-16-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,993
Posted By jimster716
No, my paint isn't matte but I guess they're well...

No, my paint isn't matte but I guess they're well known for high quality products for matte finishes. I was wondering if this expertise and quality went into standard car care products as well as...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 07-12-13, 01:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,227
Posted By jimster716
With all due respect, I question the validity of...

With all due respect, I question the validity of this thread justifying your plans going from a GS to an FR-S. It's comparing apples to oranges. If this was about going from a GS to a 5-Series or an...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 07-12-13, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,993
Posted By jimster716
Question Anybody use Dr. Beasley's car care products?

I tried a search but found nothing relevant.

I know they're pretty well known for products specific to matte paint finishes but wondering if anyone has used the Dr. Beasley's line of wash/wax...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 07-10-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By jimster716
It's not that 5-series and GS350 were that close...

It's not that 5-series and GS350 were that close in performance...I personally prefer the way BMW's drive (something about steering feel and response that no one seems to be able to match) but...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 07-09-13, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By jimster716
My First Impressions of F Sport Ownership

I've had my F Sport for a couple of weeks now but only in the past couple of days have I played with Sport, Sport+ modes and with the Manual paddle shifters.

The tranny isn't some raced out dual...
Forum: Suspension 07-01-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 45,678
Posted By jimster716
Looks good! Stock height is definitely on the...

Looks good! Stock height is definitely on the high side, birds could nest in there. Much improved.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-29-13, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By jimster716
As a little side note, I've always loved Work...

As a little side note, I've always loved Work Wheels, high quality and just look badass. Can't go wrong with Work.

Here is my '03 350Z (sold) with the Work Meister S-1 3-Piece wheels. ...
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