After reading the original post, I had the random thought of "why are all garage door openers mounted in the middle of the ceiling, with some sort of "drive" to lift the door?"

After about 30 seconds of googling, I found the liftmaster — it makes a lot more sense to me, having a side-lifted garage door. Hell, I was… » 2/26/15 7:27pm Today 7:27pm

I feel your pain. I'm looking at replacing the FR-S with a small truck sometime this year, but want 4x4 with a row-your-own gearbox. As fun as the FR-S is, my house is outside city limits on a dirt road that often doesn't get plowed (Sunday night dumped about 2 feet on my road / driveway, and it didn't get plowed… » 2/26/15 2:10pm Today 2:10pm

Most mainstream brands have about 30-40% of their models with a manual. Mazda, Subaru, Jeep, Mitsubishi, and VW offer one on more than half of their line ups. Scion has the most manuals per car line up, with the exception of Lotus's 100% one car line up. Chevrolet has the most models available (7).

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Here in Arizona, you can keep your old plates, and register new cars with them. I can't tell you how many times I've seen old people with a brand new Camry rocking an old 6-digit, stamped (raised letter vs printed) plate that's worn down to unpainted galvanized steel across 90% of the plate. » 2/21/15 7:52pm Saturday 7:52pm

Seeing as I already own an FR-S, I'll take the E30. No sense in owning two 86's.

Disregarding that, I'd probably go FR-S. I love a good E30, but the FR-S works too well as a daily. It's comfortable, relatively quiet while putting around town, gets great gas mileage, and has all the fun creature comforts and toys. » 2/21/15 12:51pm Saturday 12:51pm