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PBE Shield Stickers and Deagle Boltface Patches On Sale Now!

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Post it if it's yours and gets you from point A to point B!

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>> No. 18789 ID: 1e7cc7
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Cruze is the cornerstone of Chevrolet’s North American small-car lineup, which is attracting a greater share of the market and more young, first-time customers to Chevy showrooms. Cruze is also Chevrolet’s best-selling car around the world, with more than 2.5 million sold globally since its launch in mid-2010.

“These new customers are discovering the fun, value and durability Chevy stands for,” said Paul Edwards, U.S. vice president, Chevrolet Marketing. “In fact, Chevrolet is second among buyers under 25, as the brand continues to grow share in the small-car segments.”

Collectively the lineup in America – including Spark, Spark EV, Sonic, Cruze and Volt – saw a 15.4-percent increase in overall sales in the first quarter of 2014. Since Cruze’s launch about four years ago, and the additions of the Spark and Sonic, Chevrolet’s overall share of the small-, compact- and mini-car segments has more than tripled – up 221 percent – with nearly half of the customers new to Chevrolet.

“The diversity of Chevrolet’s small-car lineups, from the efficiency of the Cruze clean diesel and the pure electric performance of the Spark EV, offers a driving solution for everyone,” said Edwards. “With Cruze sales up 17 percent in the first quarter of 2014, the updated styling and greater connectivity of the 2015 Cruze will accelerate Chevy’s small-car momentum when it goes on sale this fall.”
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Back to the Volkswagen XL1 (VW 1-Litre) two-person limited production diesel-powered plug-in hybrid:
In February 2013, Volkswagen announced that it expected the XL1 to achieve a fuel economy of 0.9 l/100 km (260 mpg-US; 310 mpg-imp) and emissions of 21 g/km of CO2. The test cycle allows for a re-charge of the battery every 75 km (47 mi) which results in a high mpg value. Using diesel alone the car is capable of up to 2.0 l/100 km (120 mpg-US; 140 mpg-imp). As with the 2011 concept XL1, it is powered by an 800 cm3 two-cylinder diesel engine with 35 kW (48 PS; 47 bhp) and a 20 kW (27 PS; 27 bhp) electric motor, delivering power to the rear wheels through a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox. The drag coefficient has increased slightly from 0.186 to 0.189. The production version is expected to deliver an all-electric range of 50 km (31 mi).

Production and sales - Production began by mid 2013 and it will be limited to 250 units. A total of 50 units had been built by early September 2013, and the remaining 200 XL1s are scheduled to be built in the second quarter of 2014. Pricing starts at €111,000 (~ US$146,000). The XL1 will be available in Europe only. Retail deliveries began in Germany in June 2014.

Of the 250 units to be produced, 200 will be sold to retail customers. Volkswagen opened a registration process for interested customers that closed on October 18, 2013. Because more than 200 potential buyers registered, a draw will be conducted to select the customers with a purchase option for the available cars. They will be offered a purchase contract and after the payment of a €20,000 (~ US$27,000) deposit, the purchase agreement for a XL1 will be binding. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_1-litre_car
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Production version of the Volkswagen XL1 exhibited at the Geneva Motor Show 2013.
>> No. 18792 ID: 1e7cc7
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Sure, US$146,000 for a weak econo-box hybrid is crazy-expensive, but it is a very limited production version of an experimental car that gets 260 mpg.

I would be interested in an electric commuter car, but they are expensive. A 46 mpg turbo diesel like the Chevy Cruze for $18,570 ($304/mo lease) sounds much better. Cruze prices begin at $16,995, but the 2.0TD starts at $26,485 and comes with a high level of standard equipment. http://www.caranddriver.com/chevrolet/cruze
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>> No. 18847 ID: daceca
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Guess the year
>> No. 18848 ID: daceca
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My 1999 Ford Ranger, my baby, I got her with around 45k miles.
>> No. 18917 ID: f9bd30
Oh god, my original car is still on here
>> No. 18935 ID: c4277d
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Oh hey, I just realized, I havent posted this here yet...
Got a project car back in late march. its a 1988 Nissan 300ZX. Sadly, its N/A, and not the turbo, but it should be a fun project/weekend driver.
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Operation Mommywagon is showing promise.
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I need to get some bolt ons and a tune done :(
>> No. 19431 ID: f9bd30
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2003 BMW 330xi
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I bought something similar about four months ago. Makes you want to yell "OI CUNTS!" and other 'Strayan things every time you start it up.
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My commuter.

I need to get different panniers and bust a little rust.
>> No. 19544 ID: 70a76b
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1985 M1028, since removed the stupid cap on the bed and rescued it from California
>> No. 19587 ID: c4277d
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Sexy, I've always wanted an M1009 CUCV, but havent had the cash/luck to find a decent one.
Old picture of my '88 300ZX to keep the MODS happy
>> No. 19908 ID: c4277d
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Got a new project for $500.
already had offers on the car for well above that, but Im gonna fix it up a bit and sell it on, hopefully for a decent profit.
1980 Chevrolet El Camino
a previous owner swapped in a 350 and a Turbo 350 trans in it with a B&M floor shifter. Got it with a dented front fender, and with starter issues, either the starter isn't bolted on all the way, its missing shims, or its the wrong starter, because its rubbing the flywheel, and wont start the car.
Should be fun!
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Guess I should update this thing too....
IHC helped me out, and we got the Timing belt, water pump, thermostat, distributor cap, distributor rotor, spark plugs, and plug wires all changed. I cleaned up the interior a bit, changed most of the interior bulbs over to LED, because most of them were out, and I'm too lazy to tear apart the digital dash.
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digital climate control is neato.
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Also, refurbishing a set of factory alloy wheels I got for $50.
Painting them up like 88-89 Turbo wheels, should looke pretty awesome on the car.
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Detailed image, not bad for a $7 can of paint.
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Finally XD
>> No. 20514 ID: 634497
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I've put over 800 km on her in fourteen days. Her name, BTW, is Corvus.
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Yield to Tonnage. Newton's laws trump all.
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One of the few things that still induces a bit of puckering when I ride is conducting my routine mirror check / crazy Ivan and seeing a tractor-trailer directly behind me. The mental image I get is that of drop-kicking a bunny into a wood chipper.

>no post without picture
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Got my muffler replaced today
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It'll take me over a football field to stop at highway speed and 80k gross weight.....

I'm not worried about bikes though, unless you hit debris in front of me. It's oblivious car drivers.
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>It'll take me over a football field to stop at highway speed and 80k gross weight.....
>I'm not worried about bikes though, unless you hit debris in front of me.

That's kind of what I'm talking about, though. The thought that always crosses my mind is basically "What happens if I lay it down with this guy <30 M behind me?"

And yeah, that's rhetorical; I pretty well know what would happen.

>It's oblivious car drivers.

Jesus, don't even get me started, bro.
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This was way before I started trippin, but last week I made my last payment, and I still love this car.
Jesus fucking Christ Boof, if I had access to this kind of hardware, my friggin head would explode. Congrats on the Ferrari! Its so pretty!
>> No. 21417 ID: 76ac9a
IHC and Cable hooked me up with a '91 Geo Metro.

I love it.
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Oops, forgot pic
>> No. 21486 ID: c5dfe3
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If you are going to buy a car from a dealer, then go to multiple dealers in the same day and play them off of each other for the best deal.
Remember that dealerships tack on $500 or more as a special rip-off fee, so their hurt feelings and indignant protestations of "I thought we had a deal" should mean nothing to you.
I was looking for a cheap, domestic compact commuter to replace my 1999 Saturn SL sedan. I bought that Saturn new and it has served me very well, but at 172,000 miles, it's just showing its age and things are breaking down. Searching around for used car deals on various places like the newspaper and online sources like Craig's List and TrueCar, I selected the Chevy Sonic as the one I wanted (as Saturn is no longer in business at GM after the 2008 auto industry catastrophe). The Sonic is like a more compact version of the Chevy Malibu, cheap features (hard plastic interior, 15" steel wheels, roll-up manual windows, few frills) but a solid drivetrain. Not as dinky as the Chevy Spark (98 horsepower, 31 city / 41 highway MPG, $13,000). I was considering getting a vehicle with all wheel drive to better handle the icy winter Colorado roads, but cars like the Chevy Trax and Ford Escape were a bit too expensive for me ($21,000 to $24,000).
I was first going to get a Sonic that was only a few years old. You can find some good deals on 2013 & 2014 models under 40,000 miles, around $7000 or so and I had that much cash on hand to buy them outright. Looking further, I found 2015 Sonics with very low miles (around 5000 miles) for around $10,000. I wanted to trade in my Saturn on the purchase, but the Chevy dealer said it was only worth $200. I told them the new tires and battery was worth far more than that. The dealer's 5000-mile 2015 Sonic was tempting, but I drove off to another Chevy dealer to see what they offered. They would give me $1500 for my Saturn, but their selection of used cars was limited. They said I could buy a new 2017 Sonic for $14,000 after the trade-in, discounts and rebates. I called the first dealership and told them that and they said they could sell me a 2017 Sonic for $13,750. The second dealer said they would match that, so I went with them.
This is an example of getting sucked in incrementally. I first wanted a slightly used car for $7,000, but liked the recent low-mileage ones for $10,000 but concluded that I could just buy a new one for $14,000. Double what I wanted to spend, but I get the full warranty.
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Sold the El Camino, made out okay too.

Bought a 2001 Saturn SC2 from Copart for $450, plus auction and broker fees, after registration and emissions testing, still out less than $1000. Got a running, driving, 5 speed DOHC car, with under 100k miles. Needs a few things, the drains for the sun roof are clogged, and so it leaks a bit, the front PS CV axle and/or wheel bearing is bad, and it needed a tune up(spark plugs, plug wires, oil change, air filter, and serpentine belt), but that was done within the first week.
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Not mine, but does anyone know what model is this? It has a ford oval.
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Looks like a late-'80s Ford Festiva.
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Thought we had a bike thread somewhere.

The steel seat frame (the steel that you lock the seat post onto) on my seat failes yesterday, and I tried to cannibalize the frame from a cheap seat I had lying around. Been at it for an hour with a bench vise and elbow grease but couldn't get all three points of the seat frame into place.

Google has been usurped (though it's squarely Google's fault) by SEO / marketing lenses, and did not find any help there. Is this doable?

Pic related
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Sold the Saturn for $2300, made off pretty well IMHO.
Bought a 2006 Dodge Dakota as a new Daily for me, and gave my 2013 Kia Rio to my Wife to replace her 1994 Mercury Villager that's getting long in years, and miles. The Dakota was completely stock, 4x4, 4.7L V8. since buying it, I've installed a lift, 2" in front, 1.5" rear, to level it out, installed new strut assemblies in front, new shocks in rear, new tires, all new brakes, basically all the regular maintenance/safety items.
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Somewhere between point A and point B I started hydroplaning and hit a tree. Get my rental next week and then have about two weeks to find a new car

Thinking miata, a foxbody, or a K-frame like the Daytona or Shelby Charger. It doesn't have to be cool, I just have to think it's cool. Also good on gas and and smallish preferably. Any words of advice? 8chan /o/ is slower than strip club. Hoping I'm not breaking the rules by posting here but I'm kinda desperate.

Also I don't know anything about car repairs, I want this car to be a crash course that doesn't break the bank
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Start a new thread and we can have a chat.

Have an 'offroad' Terd so's I'm not breaking the thread rules.
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I brought a 2003 206 GTI. Fun little thing, it goes alright.
>> No. 21713 ID: 785a00
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my 05 z1000
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subaru in its natural habitat
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Not a picture of mine, or even the color, but I'm in a 2015 Forester Limited I bought for a song from my father in law because my mother in law decided she didn't like it and wanted an Outback. I'm very interested in putting a modest couple-inch lift, bigger tires, skid plates and knobbier tires and stuff on it just to be weird. Doing a swap for an XT engine would be the cool, money-doesn't-matter thing to do but even if I could justify it, I'm still under warranty.
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holy fuck I was a ricer to the max 5 years ago
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Ended up trading in the Rio for a 2015 Kia Optima Hybrid...
better MPG's, more room, better looking, all around better car, IMHO.
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Car #3
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Holy shit, I never posted about my GMC C2500... well, I sold this already, but I owned it for a good 6mo-1yr.
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sold that, to fund this
2000 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71
factory everything, all options, and about 60k miles less than the GMC had(180k compated to 241k)
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