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  1. Thanks bingoking and ads_green, that is exactly the information I need. Now I can plan some west coast and Vancouver Island drives. Can hardly wait to go for a spin
  2. What is the recommended break-in procedure for an Evora? I am planning the best way to pick up car and get first service, as our home is about 1,000 km from the dealer by the shortest route. We are thinking to tour around Vancouver for a few days racking up the kilometres, get the first service then head home. Thanks in advance.
  3. Is there anyway to display the track the unit has followed since new? In other words all of the route's the car has driven? It would be great to be able to download the GPS and post tracklogs on Google Earth.
  4. Roundabouts + weight balance + road camber = my guess
  5. As I sit here contemplating the best route to take driving our new Evora from Vancouver to Calgary, I notice that there is no obvious discussion nor even topic on great drives. This strikes me as a major oversight. Perhaps I am just missing it. Regardless, I think we should share epic routes so that all can enjoy.
  6. I was born in 1961 at 61 Malmesbury Road, Whitmore Park, Coventry (I should get an S1 E-Type). The address of the first house my wife and I owned was 161 Shawfield Bay SW, Calgary, Alberta. My employee number at a previous place of work was F61. Why the preamble, you may ask? The VIN of our Evora is: SCCLMDTU7AHB11611 Ever see the movie 23? Perhaps it's all in my mind, but I prefer to believe in karma. LE 2+2 Carbon Grey Charcoal interior Tech Pack Sport Pack Sport Gearbox Premium Pack SCCLMDTU7AHB11611 - Mike Fretwell, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  7. Toyota Racing Development(TRD) has a habit making superchargers for aftermarket blot on, plus they occasionally slap together a special blown edition of an otherwise pedestrian car. On a whim the other day I Googled "TRD 2GR-FE Supercharger" and after a little poking around came up with the TRD Aurion. The TRD Aurion is basically a Camry with a Eaton TVS supercharger bolted on top of the 2GR-FE. It was touted as the worlds first supercharged and fastest front wheel drive when introduced into the Australian market in 2007. It was subsequently pulled from the market in 2009, probably due to an extremely tough market - hopefully not a sticky throttle. Sooo...this begs the questions: Does Eaton and/or Toyota have a bunch of otherwise unusable TVS blower's sitting in a warehouse somewhere? Would they blot on to the 2GR-FE that's in an Evora? Just how much trouble (fun) could you get into if you put to the test? Are there any courageous (nutcase) Aussies willing to void their warranty by trying it out? How much would a kit cost? and Can we get them in North America? Considering that an Evora weighs in at around 1350kg and is a true sports car, and the TRD Aurion is a glorified family sedan, weighing almost 300kg more, the performance gains for an Evora should be awesome, and the Evora would displace all contenders. It appears to me that Eaton may have a ready made market for these superchargers as after market kits. Wikipedia TRD Aurion Queensland highway patrol deputizes the TRD Aurion Hell, Toyota's service plans even cover the TRD Aurion, so maybe warranty would not be an issue. Sign me up
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