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Patches and Stickers for sale here

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1 No. 1 ID: e63b69
Post it if it's yours and gets you from point A to point B!

No post without picture.
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>> No. 2 ID: be4bd8
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>> No. 4 ID: b4c16b
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I like saying my car's manufacturer's name very quickly with a stereotypical japanese accent.
>> No. 92 ID: 85ea02
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damn insurance for keeping me from a decent sportbike -.-
>> No. 193 ID: d418df
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My 72' CB350F, little Jap Sewing Machine... Not big, or fast, but fun as fuck.

Currently being Cafe'd
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'96 Cherokee
>> No. 291 ID: 25c955
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1997 Chevy Tahoe 2dr
5.7L 350ci Vortec V8
>> No. 359 ID: 7416b1
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2002 BMW 330Ci (e46)

H&R Sport lowering springs and shocks
Conforti Shark cold air intake /w ITG filter
Borla Catback
UUC Shortshift Kit
Turner Motorsport ECU reflash

My daily driver. Coming soon: e36 M3 in 328i convertible clothing.
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Not Bob Dole's exactly but same color and year.
15 inch cvr kicker subwoffer in the back with dark blue HID's. Bob Dole really needs to start adding shit to this car. After calculating nine differnt fill ups and writing down the mileage at each fill up Bob Dole's MPG after nine fill ups is about 16mpg.
>> No. 467 ID: 912ccb
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Ye old Jeep Grand Cherokee

Location: Harvest festival @ Chuck's farm Rebersberg PA. Sep. 2011.
>> No. 471 ID: 912ccb
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Not quite as comfortable as my old battlevan (Chevy Astro AWD) which could accomodate a double mattress and 1 ton of firewood but it beats the hell out of sleeping in a damp tent.
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2009 Aprilia RSV1000R Factory. This is before I mounted a set of slip-ons on it.
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pic of old bike pre-crash to satisfy the rules
>> No. 557 ID: aceea0
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Shit, man...I can't even believe I own it sometimes. I feel like I disappoint people when I take my helmet off.

Pic: Bike gets more tips than the local strippers. Sexiness personified.
>> No. 613 ID: 36e642
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like a bawss
>> No. 840 ID: f0153e
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I love me some Cadillac.
>> No. 964 ID: 5346c9
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'87 VAZ 21063
1.3 litre engine, 64 hp
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>> No. 1194 ID: 2464a2
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1977 Toyota Celica ST

Picked it up yesterday.
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mine is almost identicle to this one, minus the red stripe

...aaand with a lot more bugs baked to the front
>> No. 1279 ID: 543920
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Wound up selling the mini, used some of the money for something even more gay.

I regret nothing.
>> No. 1289 ID: 912ccb
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I drove one of those the other day, it was horrible. No actually it wasn't all that bad, it's just so tiny as to be practically useless for anything other than commuting.

I like my Pontiac Sunfire, small, but not tiny, good gas mileage and surprisingly fast too. A very nice daily driver.
>> No. 1297 ID: 32bb6e
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Dude, what happened to your deuce and a half? Or whatever big ass diesel truck that was.

Pic is what barely gets me through the harsh northern Canadian winters.
>> No. 1302 ID: eb1ee5
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Please tell Bob Dole you are going to put a super on that or at least modify it some.

-Pic is what Bob Dole's ex secret service (meet Obama, Bush, Chaney, and many more, he is way too talkative about his work haha) cross the street neighbor has been revving for the past 15 mins. Last year or something his car won best in show at the Carmel Artomobilia in California
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Friendly reminder that in this thread posts without pics of your car will get deleted. :)
>> No. 1402 ID: 8a8090
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'05 RAV4
>> No. 1403 ID: 543920
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Now slightly less depressing.
>> No. 1416 ID: e98b4f
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I'm jelly. Me and my buddy have wanted some little Com-Bloc car for a while.

My Jap car wishes it could be as badass as your Jap car.

Pic related, it's the '91 Terd. She just rolled over 215,000 miles last week and still runs like a top. Aside from the oil burning, that is.
>> No. 1417 ID: e98b4f
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This is why I should never be left alone with a plunger.

Or even have one in my hands.

Or even be within 50 yards of one.
>> No. 1439 ID: e98b4f
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Where I take my name from.

The 1966 International Harvester 1300A.

V-304 engine, Borg Warner T-98 4 speed tranny, 4.33:1 rear end gears.

On the back is the cut apart, in the process of being modified flatbed.
>> No. 1458 ID: 912ccb
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Notice the Sunfire in it's natural habitat.
>> No. 1459 ID: 912ccb
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Observe as it stalks it's prey from on high.
>> No. 1489 ID: 6c4d14
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Well this is my 93 Celica Gt-S post wreck. Im still doing repairs. I cut a telephone pole in half with it. Good times.
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just rolled 178000

it do what it does
>> No. 1643 ID: e22191
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what can I say, I love green
>> No. 1649 ID: ffba8d
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Oh god I'm going to get so much shit for this.
It barely fits in the garage.
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Captcha: Family. beble

>> No. 1651 ID: ffba8d
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>> No. 1653 ID: eed033
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Fuuuuck. How do you like it.

Ive been wanting a sporty/quick car (in comparison to my 1999 chevy blazer, which is almost anything) and the 2012 has finally made me not HATE the new muscle cars.

The 2012 SRT8 charger is on my very short list of cars that tempt me to break my "I would rarely buy new" axiom for cars.

My blazer.
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Doesn't get me from point A to B yet and technically I don't own it. But its in my garage right now and I'm paying for most of the parts.
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Due to the Cavalier shitting the bed, I went out and got this today

'07 Ford Ranger with the 3.0 V6 and only 43k miles on it, not to mention the trio of toolboxes in the bed

Only gripes about it are the fact that its the VERY base model, meaning it doesn't have cruise control or a CD player. All in all, can't complain. Especially since if I hadn't found it, I'd have got an '84 Lincoln instead.
>> No. 1833 ID: 9bacf5
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UPDATE: The RX7 gets from point A to B now and even passed emissions! Lots of exhaust leaks into the cabin but that's okay because state requirement on carbon monoxide is 1.12 ppm at the tail pipe. This car burns hot so it gets .02 ppm at the tail.

Oiled up the transmission properly this time so now it doesn't get hot and sticky. So slick you can't believe and has a really satisfying thunk into each gear. I might have to do a full thread on this thing with all the updates and timeline details. The back story is that this is Sneaky Git's car that he hasn't been able to sell. We walked away with it for 1 grand but didn't even know what shape it was in since he left it with his parents. Didn't know that somebody backed a truck into it. Totaling our expenses we've dropped $2500 into this car and have a ways to go.
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So, I've kinda grown attached to this thing. Attached enough to blow some cash on a new project.

Gentlemen, before you is a Smart car with a blown engine and salvage title I got for $2,000.

That thing on the left? Hyabusa engine.

Started on it a week ago, hopefully done in a few months.
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A friendly reminder that all posts in this thread MUST contain a picture of your vehicle. I would extend this to also mean cars that you at one point owned, or even that someone else owns if you use it primarily. However, if it doesn't have a vehicle, it's getting deleted.

Pic related, I don't have the Accord anymore but I do have the Civic.
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autocross, sgtkashim took some pics with his fancy camera
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>> No. 1938 ID: fb9d80
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Please disregard the bondage pants - I spent two years in Germany and tried to blend with the culture. Also the road apparently dips down a bit... but I'm still a dumbass who shouldn't of fucked with nature.

I got it off the lemon lot from a SERE MSgt(E-7) back in 09 when I got back from Iraq. It still works! In fact I drove it to the meetup this weekend.

Pic taken by a friend - who after I called for help wisely brought his camera.
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Dropping my girlfriend off at discount tire and what do I see?
>> No. 1952 ID: 3d9375
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Yup, a shiny red FD.
>> No. 1953 ID: 3d9375
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Had to park next to it, couldn't help myself.
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New day, new progress.

Installed gauges that reflect the hyabusa engine. Yeah... it's just some old counter top I had laying around that I turned into a frame for the gauges. Still need to shape it and color it.

Thoughts on roll-cages?
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I don't know, an exterior roll cage seems a bit much. I've seen them done to these conversions but I just want something that looks like a normal smart car from the outside.

Speaking of... Out with the old engine today.
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Additionally, my stable currently consists of the Miata
>> No. 2033 ID: 96db86
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The OBS (currently getting a new motor)
>> No. 2034 ID: 96db86
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Aaaaaaaaaaaaand the kwaka
>> No. 2177 ID: 1d712f
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i bet your mower doesnt have a hood ornament
>> No. 2178 ID: 543920
>> No. 2183 ID: 273e44
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Me gusta.

Pic is the bike im going to buy, Yamaha YZF-R6 with a GYTR exhaust
>> No. 2184 ID: 273e44
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heres my 96 lumina post-wreck. Only paid 600 dollars for it, and put 10k miles on it, worth it IMO
>> No. 2185 ID: 273e44
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flipped the car, and walked away without a scratch. Drivers' side door opened, passenger door didnt. pic is of the pole I hit (I hope that it is allowed)
>> No. 2186 ID: 273e44
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forgot to mention, was doing right around 100 when this happened

pic is my current daily driver. '03 dodge caravan SXT
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OMGGGG I got magnetic numbers for my car.

She is soooo adorbs now. :3
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No more masking tape or window paint! Just slap on loverly magnetic numbers.
>> No. 2225 ID: 2e55e4
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Tercelicorn, again.

This time resting next to a larger member of it's species...
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Also 4 cylinders of I am disappoint.
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I did some paint work on the Tahoe, No more Chrome grill, and no more primer patches on the drivers door.
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I can almost say I know how it feels, I have 8 cylinders of I am sorely disappoint. 250HP and 15MPG from a fuel injected vortec 350 just seems wrong... If it had, oh, IDK, say 275HP and 350lb/ft with 15MPG, or the same 250HP 335lb/ft and say, 18MPg, thats would be fine.
>> No. 2247 ID: c6ab4c
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Changed out the headlights today. Only one was blown, but I ain't drivin' a car with one wonky headlight. Now the regular headlights are nearly as bright as the high beams. Oil change yesterday, and looks like I need to check out the rear passenger brake pads, too. Never drove a car that didn't have drums in the rear.
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Know that feel bro. My current DD is a 2002 Chrysler Town and Country with a 215 hp 3.8L V6. It was a hand-me-down from the parents after my Dad upgraded to a van with a wheelchair lift. For a long time I kind of resented it as a mode of transportation, but have since come to appreciate its incredible utilitarian value. It'll carry 8 people with all the seats or many many many cubic feet of whatever I need with them removed. The engine, though by no means a performance piece, will still zip me along the highway comfortably and retain enough grunt to allow me to pass other motorists readily.

It's just about to pass 150,000 miles and so far it has been trouble-free. A brake cylinder (I think) failed on I-90 as I was heading into Chicago and there have been a few other little issues over time, but nothing serious so far. It has been running a little rough recently, and a less-than-helpful mechanic told me it is due to misfires at startup. It's due for a service.

On a side note, due to almost a decade of Wisconsin winters and the inevitable coating or road salt that entails it has developed some rust in certain places on the body work, particularly the panels just in front of the rear wheels. Would it make more sense to replace them or try and remove the rust and repair the damage? Pic is not mine, but it makes very little difference.
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>93 Celica GT-S

Bought a "donor" celica. Almost got it finished. Need to cut the quarter panel, cut out the under-quarter panel, then replace it with my donor parts. Then I'll prolly repaint it. Already replaced the hatch.
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00 Trans Am.
Adding parts as I have the money. It's got a MWC 9" rear, MWC torque arm, 3.90 Richmond gears, PST chromoly driveshaft, BMR shock tower brace, UMI subframe connectors, BMR panhard bar, UMI lower control arms and relocation brackets, UMI front and rear sway bars, Eibach front springs, BMR rear springs, Koni shocks, K&N FIPK, Dynatech longtube headers, and Corsa cat-back.

In the garage I have an EPS 226/230 cam, Trick Flow push rods, PAC valve springs, Yella Terra Ultralight rockers, Fast 92mm intake manifold and throttle body, 85mm MAF, Katech timing chain, Katech oil pump, 36lb fuel injectors, and a Yank SS3600 converter. I just need to get unlazy and install the shit and go take it for a tune.
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Sub-frame nearing completion.
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Had a bolt smash through my windscreen today.
Fortunately, I was traveling alone.
Shitty toughened glass is shitty.
>> No. 2506 ID: 0aa47e
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This car is mine. All mine. She is a 2010 cobalt with a 2.2l I4 and 50,693 miles on her. I call her.... Ava.
>> No. 2559 ID: 166e91
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My 2000 oldsmobile gxl. 139k miles, 3.5 v6 in it.

Bought it this tuesday from the original owner. It's my first car.
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Powder coated the sub-frame and installed it to the body.

Only a week or so before this is complete.
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2011 5.0 (:
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Return of Captain_Zeros to Opchan, yadda yadda

This is what I drive.
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more pics of the interceptor
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>> No. 3546 ID: 3a992b
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I'd really like to get the old jap police fairings for mine, they're fucking sweet.
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'89 bronco 2 4x4 5spd and the unkillable 2.9
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That is a neat thing. I like it. Reminds me of the "kwaka" in Mad Max a bit.

Postin' Z's engine bay to stay thread related.
>> No. 5227 ID: 5af5ea
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Had it a little over a month now and I love it. Working on getting the second battery, driving lights, and wiring for the radio fished through and hooked up.
>> No. 5228 ID: 91b525
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My babies, I'm clearly a Dodge person...
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I have big plans for this car...
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I dig all the Mazda love here..

This is my 83 GSL-SE Rx7 with a streetported a12, 3mm iron seals, breathing from a rebuilt carb and farting out of headers and 3inch pipework to a apexI coffee can tip, shit is too loud to drive long trips in and got me pulled over a few times now for that and the flames I can flair out the ass.
I did a major weight reduction to her and gutted the inside fully A/c and all down to 2100 pounds and pushing bout 166RWH with the few mods I had to do and 0 to 60 in under 7 on stock tires.

>>1833 Do share how you fixed the tranny oil up? I can't find a drain plug on my FB to change it.
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I kinda wanna get a widebody kit, some ricer neons and new rims, make this fucker look and sound like no other thing on the road.
>> No. 5370 ID: 3d9375
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Mazda love indeed!
>> No. 5371 ID: 3d9375
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Just under $3,000 delivered (bought it from a guy in Colorado and had it shipped to southeast Texas). This is a vehicle for those that love simplicity; manual tranny, manual windows, manual locks, and manual steering. You heard me, this bad boy came with no power steering from the factory. The car is so light it doesn't really need it. That and it makes the car lighter, removes parasitic loss from the pump, and generally puts as little as possible between you and the road.
>> No. 5388 ID: 89be7c
File 134273441436.jpg - (174.20KB , 640x480 , gutted.jpg )
Shits crazy I'm in south Texass as well Bro!
But I only paid 900 for my 83 and yes the speedo might say 188K but the body and subframe looks clean and everything was rebuilt 20k ago, the owner was some stupid hot girl who had a dad that liked to work on imports and he did most the mods, I still have a few more in mind.
>> No. 5389 ID: 3d9375
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94k original miles on an 86, and it's in pretty good shape. Summer only, 1 owner, I jumped on it. They're just getting too hard to find anymore. 2100lb and 166hp sounds awesome, I bet that thing's a blast.
>> No. 5401 ID: 9739df
File 134275979062.jpg - (801.34KB , 1600x1200 , 120704_047.jpg )
It's the best style of pipe for the fireworks, anything smaller might melt the bumper!
True dat, there getting harder and harder to find and I only came onto mine by sheer luck!
>> No. 5463 ID: af91a7
File 134285621317.jpg - (571.77KB , 1600x1200 , fc1.jpg )
Motherfuckers, now you're making me miss my old FC.
>> No. 5464 ID: af91a7
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87 RX7 with 122k miles, traded in on the cash for clunkers program. I paid $1700 for the car, put $500 into it, and got a trade in value of $5150 toward a new car. Failed smog 3 times.
>> No. 5465 ID: af91a7
File 134285660990.jpg - (51.04KB , 600x450 , fc-rimsblkvgray.jpg )
I got the great idea to paint my rims. It turns out that a can of paint is only good for 2 rims and the store was out of black, so I thought I'd try graphite gray.

I put the two black rims on one side of the car and the two gray rims on the other.

The casual observer would never realize that the rims were mismatched.
>> No. 5466 ID: af91a7
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The paint helped, a lot.
>> No. 5467 ID: af91a7
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I also had a problem with the heater control not working. I determined that the wiring or motor or switch was bad, so I put in a manual work around.
>> No. 5468 ID: af91a7
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I later bought a parts car, an 88 with a blown motor for $300 from a drunk RX7club member.

I ended up selling the blown engine and transmission to some idiot my friend knew for $650.

Still got a transmission, the emissions crap, a full exhaust, 2 Al hoods, the rear subframe with DTSS elim bushings, the full 4pot brake setup, and some blown shocks.

I should probably get rid of that shit at some point.
>> No. 5470 ID: af91a7
File 134285697397.jpg - (351.93KB , 1200x900 , shitpiece1.jpg )
Having a parts car is fucking awesome. "Oh shit I blew a bulb", just get one from the parts car.
>> No. 5471 ID: af91a7
File 134285699036.jpg - (366.82KB , 1600x1200 , fc3.jpg )
I had a lot of fun with the RX7club too.
>> No. 5472 ID: af91a7
  God I miss that sound.
>> No. 5506 ID: 7c573d
File 134295139078.jpg - (211.50KB , 2048x1536 , 2012-03-17 21_42_36.jpg )
in during too many mazdas
>> No. 5543 ID: 73ce06
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Im all about them gas miles... :/ buuuut I enjoy getting to point b and besides, she looks good sitting at the pump :)
>> No. 5553 ID: 1b0f4c
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I did the same shit to my stock rims! made it look alot like my last jap car I had (98 eclips white/black hood and rims) and lucky for me it looked kinda respectable.

is it a 5 speed tranny? how many miles on it?

I'll buy it.
>> No. 5751 ID: 4f4167
File 134371040084.jpg - (219.77KB , 1632x976 , Tahoe Rain.jpg )
Went for a nice Monsoon drive the other day, and decided to take some pictures with the Double rainbow that materialized behind me.
>> No. 5816 ID: 2db875
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>sell beloved mini cooper a few months ago
>owner refuses to remain in contact
>get this link in an email from the owners friend today

I loved that car like a child. Apparently he wrecked it within three days.
>> No. 5819 ID: 912ccb
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Hey Boof, you in Central PA too?

Ye olde Jeep.
>> No. 5888 ID: df3384
File 134394918077.jpg - (114.87KB , 616x385 , miata b&w .jpg )
another turbo mazda, reporting in
>> No. 6037 ID: 01b9fb
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Don't need no stinkin' turbos.
>> No. 6056 ID: 01b9fb
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I'm quite happy with my 130hp.
>> No. 6066 ID: 8b5dd8
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I'm quite happy with my 175hp.
>> No. 6116 ID: ffba8d
File 134438432419.jpg - (829.80KB , 1728x2592 , IMAG0488.jpg )

I'm ecstatic with my 370hp.
>> No. 6126 ID: ffba8d
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Ugh fuck, somewhere just below 300.

280 I think.
>> No. 6141 ID: 1dccd1
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I'm happy with my 300hp.

(For now.)
>> No. 6142 ID: 1dccd1
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The current 351W is a lot more potent then the barely-running 302 it had.
>> No. 6161 ID: 8b5dd8
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Guys, you need pictures in this thread.
>> No. 6312 ID: e9c210
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I like it!
But us Roto boys don't need silly turbos to run fast, all I have is a streetport and with good tires I'll smoke most street turbos.
>> No. 6314 ID: 609d6f
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Gah, so need to get my 81 RX-7 running. Too many other projects though.
For now, it lurks under a bunch of tarps.

A bad pic of the work truck, when I had to go in for Jury Duty.
>> No. 6344 ID: 2c0ffd
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Posts without pictures make Jedi sad.
>> No. 6345 ID: 8d3bef
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Welp, I got me a motorsickle. 2007 Ninja 250 with alarm, two brothers pipes, and 3800 miles for $2k even. One of my coworkers got it for his wife and she decided she doesn't like motorcycles.
>> No. 6367 ID: 795e65
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My Ford Transit Connect

It's got a manual transmission. Am I master race now?
>> No. 6381 ID: 843198
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My Ratheon M1A1 Abrams AIM

It's got a GE turbine engine, two M240 GPMGs, an M2 HMG, an L/44 120mm smoothbore gun with sabilization, GPS, night vision for the driver, and an automatic six speed transmission.

it's in the back near the treeline
>> No. 6385 ID: 4f4167
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My Father used to work for Raytheon, and I work (security) at Honeywell, who co-developed the Engine....
Pic is of my first car.. God I miss it, and having a Manual Trans....
>> No. 6416 ID: 7981e3
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2002 Caddilac DTS
>> No. 6433 ID: a8afb0
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Nope, FL.

So take a look at this beauty I picked up.

93' VR6 Corrado SLC, kept under cover in a climate controlled shed for 8 years and taken out once a month to keep it running. It has under 30,000 miles and it looks like it's fresh off the showroom floor.

No rust, no paint blemishes, no blemishes in the interior and all mechanical and electronic components work perfectly. Yes, even the fragile active spoiler system.

These babies where track kings back in the day. They kicked the shit out of 944's and Z4's any day of the week.
>> No. 6443 ID: 64a39d
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Ye olde Honda has been retired. This is my new steed.
>> No. 6487 ID: 92af62
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Just picked up a brand new 2012 Mazdaspeed 3. So far my favorite feature is the keyless entry. It comes with key fob thing you just keep in your pocket. To unlock the car, you bring the key fob within 30" of the car and press the little button on the door handle. Get in and push the Engine Start button with the clutch in.

I can see myself getting used to that real fast.
>> No. 6566 ID: 650090
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my new ride, as of yesterday
>> No. 6579 ID: fe2984
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>> No. 6581 ID: eb1ee5
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Caught air in the Impala yesterday, shit was so cash.
>> No. 6587 ID: 4363ae
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The insurance on my Dyna is killing me. I'm trying to sell it just to save the $100 insurance on the damn thing.
$5800 special OpChan price is anyone wants it. {pic much related}
A buddy of mine had a Sportster that he was buying for $90/month. He very FUddish, but a cool guy none-the-less. He was talking about making his own MC, but he was very old school. He's always say, "a real biker would rather push a Harley than ride a rice burner." The thing is though, the Harley he had didn't run. He bought it wish a siezed motor, but it had a brand new motor that just needed to be put on the bike. He never would take the time to do the work, though.
I thought that buying my own bike would get him off his ass, and get his bike fixed. Instead he misses three payments on the bike, and when he decided to start paying for it again he continues paying the $90/mo instead of $270 that was on the statement. He did this for five months, so Harley repossessed his bike. Now he's not pushing anything.


I want to know how those handle. I have a love of small cars. I don't know why since I'm 6'1".
How the fuck do you blow the motor on a Smart car?
>> No. 6588 ID: d71535
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Hey boof, how comes the SmartBusa?

Pictured is the blown 302 I pulled out of my Ranchero so long ago.
>> No. 6606 ID: 912ccb
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Ha! I lol'd, I had two yesterday, they remain tiny and pathetic.
>> No. 6634 ID: a8afb0
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>How the fuck do you blow the motor on a Smart car?
Original owner punctured the radiator and drove it with no coolant.

It runs great. Only down side is all the noise and heat from the engine coming from a foot behind you... In the Florida summer.

They're pretty pathetic until you give them 220 horsepower and shave off about 120lbs.
>> No. 6636 ID: 912ccb
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Indeed, my buddy wants to put the engine from his Suzuki into something small and lightweight, though he's leaning more towards a Go-kart or dune buggy type thing.
>> No. 6663 ID: b722bc
My guess was "original owner tried to keep up with traffic", lololol
>> No. 6665 ID: 65af30
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So, my dad usually works underneath the car while I work above as I can't fit under it. He's left handed, and never noticed this. I crawl under neath and look up to this.

Never use Jim's Transmissions in Manassas off of Euclid Lane. They forgot to install the synchro for 3rd... and put on the fucking bellhousing cover for my clutch. What the fuck.

This is why you do all your own work on your cars. Fuck.
>> No. 6668 ID: 116936
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How the fuck do you forget a synchro!?

Pictured: Oil centrifuge from a big rig, after running Mobil oil through it.
>> No. 6699 ID: b68f06
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My dad and I just picked this up today from my grandparents.

1982 Firebird with the beastly 2.5L I4, only has 17.6K miles on it. It was his during high school/college. My grandparents needed the space in their garage so they let him take it.
>> No. 6716 ID: 3ae347
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1981 CB650C I've gotten in college and have been making it better, faster, stronger ever since
>> No. 6717 ID: 3ae347
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With a 2012 Mazda 3i with the direct injection engine in the background
>> No. 6860 ID: 238df7
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2012 Focus SE. Driving 20 miles each way to school in a truck that got 16mpg got old fast. Now I get 38 on the highway and 28 in the city.
>> No. 6920 ID: be6017
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my fagmobile
>> No. 6926 ID: be62d2
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>> No. 7090 ID: 222df8
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Pic isn't of my car, but it is identical.
>> No. 7166 ID: 4cadab
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>> No. 7467 ID: 80887d
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muh pimpmobile
>> No. 7709 ID: 327238
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>> No. 7714 ID: c52779
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>> No. 7722 ID: d2d645
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02 Tundra... not the biggest ride around, but takes everything I've thrown at it so far.
>> No. 7730 ID: 912ccb
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Drove one of those today, the one in the middle. My car in the BG, the BRZ in the FG has since been wrecked.
>> No. 7761 ID: 327238
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Wat what?
>> No. 7795 ID: 408a86
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What I used to have...
>> No. 7796 ID: 408a86
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What I have now...
>> No. 8063 ID: 74bc7d
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What I used to drive
(okay, I ran out of pictures to post that are of the outside)
>> No. 8064 ID: 74bc7d
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What I drive now
>> No. 8065 ID: 74bc7d
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>> No. 8066 ID: 74bc7d
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2013 Kia Rio LX
1.6L 4 cyl, 6 spd auto
decently peppy, not bad to drive, and it get AMAZING gas mileage.
>> No. 8068 ID: 74bc7d
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>> No. 8339 ID: ae84a7
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I know the "I miss the manual trans" feel bro. Rectified it today though, first new car ever.
>> No. 8341 ID: b6144f
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I jelly, I may trade in my OBS for a WRX in the near future.
>> No. 8498 ID: 74bc7d
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>> No. 8611 ID: 20e052
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>> No. 8699 ID: 1f8daf
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> You need to have a three digit number. It doesn't matter what number it is, you just need to have a number.

Can do!
>> No. 8700 ID: 1f8daf
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>> No. 8729 ID: 327238
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Whats up with the painters tape on the fogs and headlights?

Also, my car, now with 100% more rally stripe
>> No. 8759 ID: 1f8daf
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Because racecar.

And so your headlights don't get fucked up by kicked up debris from other cars' sticky tires.
>> No. 8760 ID: 1f8daf
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You know, I don't recall seeing the photographer out there... but sure as shit, there he is in the video.

(Mods feel free to delete if not RACECAR enough.)
>> No. 8766 ID: 327238
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ahh, Ok, that makes sense.

also, have an album of pictures. One pic attached to comply with thread rules
>> No. 9297 ID: 327238
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Retrofitted some fx-r projectors into the old housings
>> No. 9298 ID: b92db6
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It's not a 350z, but at least it's not the 50 thousand civics out there...
>> No. 9374 ID: 80eaa5
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Mah babby
>> No. 9375 ID: 80eaa5
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My daily
>> No. 9376 ID: 80eaa5
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Thinking of trading this in for an FRS though.
>> No. 9687 ID: aaff85
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Here's my '84 F250. Has a 351w and rides on 37's. She's got a 5 inch suspinsion lift and a 2 inch body, and has like 54k miles.

...and gets like 5 to the gallon. And yeah, she had her share of chips in the paint(And I know exactly where ever single one of those fuckers are), the radio is cracked, has a small crack in the dash, the seat is tore a bit in one spot. One light is kinda fuckered up but won't be hard to fix, left turn signal won't lock and there's a rust bubble behind the drivers side rear tire..

I guess I'm trying to sell it. I don't really want to, but I can't aford to drive it anymore so I hardly ever do. I have no idea what to get after I sell this.
>> No. 9786 ID: fdbe8d
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I now own three vehicles... and the largest one is a miata
>> No. 9787 ID: fdbe8d
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2008 Swiss Hutless chassis with a World Formula (200cc 4-stroke) engine. It seemed like the best place to start since it's slower than the 2-strokes and shifters and the most popular at the club level. The chassis can also support the 2-strokes and shifter engines too for when I get comfortable and want to go faster.
>> No. 9788 ID: fdbe8d
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Even WF is pretty fucken scary though...
>> No. 10075 ID: 8cf271
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Where you are, probably. Where I am, fuck no. I covered it in the thread when I bought it. $7000 08 Honda Shadow, $2300 for complete coverage. $4000 02 Triumph Sprint, $9000+ for liability only.

Ontario, Canada = 800% markup on insurance for anything resembling "sport" 500CC and up, 1996 and newer. The only exception to the rule are Katanas for some reason, but there's a specific provision that lets them add the 800% AT WILL if they feel it's "sport" enough.

It's fucking bullshit, but in a few years I'll probably pick up a used Ninja 400.
>> No. 10126 ID: 6efaef
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Friendly reminders, posts need pics in this thread
>> No. 10133 ID: 00a4ed
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Oh, well that case...
>> No. 10279 ID: 55ebd8
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The Jeep, freshly washed. It does not look nearly this clean right now. This picture does not show my winch but gives a good general impression.
>> No. 10287 ID: 327238
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Im jelly. 6 speed?

Here, have a pic of my headlight output for thread rules. By the way, they arent nearly as blue as pictured. They are pure white. 6400 lumens of win
>> No. 10296 ID: 55ebd8
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It's a 5 speed with the AX-15 transmission. Basically bulletproof.

However, don't get too jelly. JEEP = Just Empty Every Pocket. If you're not upgrading, you're fixing, both of which cost money.

Pic related. Surprisingly, despite the color that is somehow power steering fluid. Got a nice leak from the gearbox visiting my parents - 220 miles from home. All is now well.
>> No. 10310 ID: 7f58f1
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Some synthetic ps fluid is green. DON'T mix it with the red stuff.
>> No. 10319 ID: becd79
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'09 Golf Plus 1.4
It's my first car
>> No. 10350 ID: ffba8d
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>not a Hemi

What the fuck bro?

Pic to post.
took a half tank to get from Lower Indiana all the way to Atlanta, GA.

>> No. 10540 ID: 7dbc77
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Please excuse the cell phone picture quality, but this is my $500 1983 Blazer.
>> No. 10599 ID: 084692
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'13 tacoma TRD sport
>> No. 10850 ID: ed312b
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'01 BMW 330i
>> No. 11264 ID: cfe713
File 136364002326.jpg - (221.57KB , 1280x960 , b2-2.jpg )
Fits the criteria.

...and beats almost all forms of public transport, except the metro. Please excuse the nigger-rigged rear light.
>> No. 11265 ID: 578ff0
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Nothing fancy, but she's mine.
I let it warm up and cleaned the ice off after I took the picture.

Now if we could just get some half decent weather...
>> No. 11268 ID: 29932a
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Minimalist, and properly modernized.
looks liek it handles great with the short rake and tight clearance on the rear. Must accelerate nice.
What frame is that?
Is it friction shift?

I use to have a 1979 filletbrazed trek with similar geometry, it was pretty much the best bike ever, my current bike is allright for off the rack.
>> No. 11271 ID: cfe713
File 136372554942.jpg - (164.20KB , 943x609 , bc-01.jpg )
This used to be a Bianchi Caurus 840, bought used for the equivalent of $150 two years ago. Frame, seat, drivetrain and derailleurs are still the original, the rest had to be replaced over time. Shifting's indexed.

Accelerated WTAF-like before I wrecked it in a quite embarrassing and costly way last summer. Only got the funds for repairs, paintjob, &c now. Rode it back from the mechanic three days ago, that was pure bliss. Can't wait for winter to finish the encore so I could ride again.

(I actually realized /pt/'s existence today.)
>> No. 11454 ID: ffba8d
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From the few pics I snapped for IHC.

I can hear it now.
"Sugar you should ask a lady before you take her top off."
>> No. 11705 ID: 0dff06
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View from the driver's seat.
>> No. 11729 ID: 1130dd
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old car that i miss :(
>> No. 11746 ID: d444df
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Newest acquisition.

1984 VW Rabbit, 1.6l diesel.

Oh god I forgot how fucking slow they are.
>> No. 11749 ID: 35ab83
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Oh god, when you get this, and how much did you pay, if you dont mind my asking? I can never seem to find decently priced cars down here in Tucson. All the prices are jacked sky high anymore. I wanna drive it...
Have some 2013 Kia Rio 1.6L GDI, because I can.
>> No. 11782 ID: d444df
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Yesterday, and $700

The thing smokes, and has a miss at idle. (If you know anything about diesels, this is really really bad)

I think the injectors are worn the fuck out, since the car has only ~272,000 miles on it. But, hey, I didn't have to trailer it home.

Here's the engine compartment. That's a 1600cc, 52 horse diesel. FIFTY TWO horses of slow.
>> No. 11787 ID: c52779
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is that an NA diesel?
>> No. 11803 ID: d444df
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I plan to put a teeny little snailcharger on it, but that's down the road a ways.
>> No. 11963 ID: 2921dd
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I think I need a bigger car. Fuck, I was burning up.
>> No. 11964 ID: 6efaef
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Same car as always, just felt like posting it.
>> No. 12023 ID: e57de6
File 136623072560.jpg - (253.64KB , 1280x1024 , Fozzie Sterile.jpg )
I miss my Impreza.
>> No. 12392 ID: 1455b2
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I've posted "Bettie" a few times before. I've "almost" grown out of bragging about her whenever humanly possible. "Almost."

I want to see pictures of Bat Guano's Cadillac
>> No. 12404 ID: 263d6c
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No such photo exists.
It was a light blue 1953 Cadillac Fleetwood 4-door hardtop sedan.
>> No. 12405 ID: 263d6c
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The torpedoes work well against road deer.
>> No. 12423 ID: ffd9a5
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>> No. 12427 ID: a53fd2
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Talon master race.
>> No. 12430 ID: 1455b2
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"Was?" Did you sell it?
>> No. 12439 ID: 263d6c
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It was my first car, purchased back by me in 1985.
The rear leaf springs broke, punching a hole in the fuel tank, the rear left tire, and severing the brake line. Sold it to a mechanic friend and bought a gray 1973 VW Thing with a torn convertible top.

The Volkswagen Type 181 was a two-wheel drive, four-door, convertible, off-road, military vehicle manufactured by Volkswagen from 1968 to 1983. Originally developed for the German Army, the Type 181 was also sold to the public, as the Kurierwagen in Germany, the Trekker in the United Kingdom, the Thing in the United States (1973-1974), and the Safari in Mexico. Civilian sales ended after model year 1980.

It has been called by Dr. Ferdinand Porsche "Possibly the queerest automobile that I have ever laid eyes on".

Manufactured in Wolfsburg, Germany (1968–1974), Hannover, Germany (1974–1983), Puebla, Mexico (1970–1980), and Jakarta, Indonesia (1973–1980), the Type 181 shared its mechanicals with Volkswagen's Type 1 (Beetle); its platform with the pre-1968 Volkswagen Microbus [2]; and its concept with the company's Kübelwagen, which had been used by the German military during World War II.
>> No. 12440 ID: 263d6c
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The Volkswagen Type 181 is a small military vehicle originally built for the West-German Bundeswehr by Volkswagen. It was built from 1969 to 1983 in Germany and later Mexico, and sold as VW Kurierwagen, VW Trekker, VW Thing and VW Safari.
>> No. 12441 ID: 263d6c
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Not to be confused with the VW Kübelwagen (Type 82).
>> No. 12442 ID: 263d6c
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The Thing was a fun VW Beetle with a crude, corrugated steel body.
>> No. 12517 ID: 728aae
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Muh bike~
>> No. 12518 ID: 728aae
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muh car~
>> No. 12519 ID: f8ece4
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This is my old Flatbed, next to my Ranchero after I finished my front end.
>> No. 12520 ID: f8ece4
File 136788381989.jpg - (737.95KB , 2288x1712 , Bed.jpg )
This is the bed of said pickup. It was a 1968 Ford F-100 with a four-barrel 360 V8 and automatic transmission.

It weighed 5000lbs sitting still, got less than 7mpg, went through a starter every month, went through two axles in the eight months I drove it, and burned out a radio.

I miss that pickup.
>> No. 12521 ID: f8ece4
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This is the rig before I cut off the cheesy-ass grille guard, mounted a CB antenna, and painted the grille.
>> No. 12522 ID: f8ece4
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This is the woman's 2006 Mazda 3, just after we bought it four years ago. It's been a fantastic little car, and we've put over 40,000 miles on it.
>> No. 12542 ID: b2e8ce
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Because Cherrocar.
>> No. 12546 ID: 4f5c16
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I spy a NYS License plate. Where are you located OPERATOR?
>> No. 12554 ID: 9da7bd
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I got a Goat.
>> No. 12679 ID: abf330
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2013 altima
Already nicknamed by the local OPERATORS as the Altimate jew
>> No. 12710 ID: 9b5ec0
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It was 90 degrees out today, so I've taken the first ride of this season.
Over the winter, there's been a fair amount of engine work done, mainly combining the best parts of an '82 and an '81 engine into the one that you see here (an '81.5?) to great success! After today's ride I feel that some fuel mixture tune-up is due, but other then that, I'm ready for the summer!
>> No. 12768 ID: 820b29
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>It was 90 degrees out today, so I've taken the first ride of this season.

Not riding all year around? Pffft.


>Over the winter, there's been a fair amount of engine work done, mainly combining the best parts of an '82 and an '81 engine into the one that you see here (an '81.5?) to great success! After today's ride I feel that some fuel mixture tune-up is due, but other then that, I'm ready for the summer!

Good to hear. Always nice to see such project come to a good end.

That said, dat single caliper front brake. Oh dear lord. Do not want. :s
>> No. 12938 ID: 6b1618
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Finally got the slushbox on the Mastodon overhauled.
>> No. 13002 ID: f8ece4
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Found a pic of my shitbox.
>> No. 13053 ID: 0519ea
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>> No. 13054 ID: 0519ea
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oops wrong pic
>> No. 13058 ID: a56026
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Get back to work on HL3 Gaben.
>> No. 13060 ID: 1a422f
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With my first child on the way I needed to upgrade to something more safe and reliable.

2013 Tacoma 4x4
Magnetic Grey Metallic
Double Cab / Short-Bed
TRD Off-Road
Towing Package
EnTune Package

Drove it off the lot with 13 miles on it, my first new vehicle.
>> No. 13063 ID: 993a52
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I fucking came. nice truck.
>> No. 13268 ID: 4f5c16
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Aveo, now with 200% more low
>> No. 13346 ID: d85e37
File 137488693286.jpg - (86.04KB , 648x486 , cambird1.jpg )
Guess What I'm doing this weekend?????
>> No. 13347 ID: d85e37
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11.50's on pump gas
>> No. 13352 ID: 54d0e2
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Deployment present to myself. 1968 Chevrolet C20 327,TH400. Currently getting new brakes,tires and a much needed tune up. Got her for $1500 after my father let me know about her being for sale. Plan to keep her stock minus a few thing such as new dual exhaust,headers and maybe a new paint job, minimal rust in a few areas. I have wanted another one of these as I had one growing up that was my grandpas but sadly she got sold to help pay for my sisters medical bills.
>> No. 13354 ID: 1b2edb
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The new steed.

It eez brootaly effeeshunt
>> No. 13378 ID: c17aca
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Oh lawdy.

I always pegged you for a beemer hater cuz of your love for italians.

Welcome to the family. I rode a S1000RR once & I've got to say, it was ballin'. But if I bought one, I'd likely have killed myself commuting.

(old bike cuz no post without pic etc)
>> No. 13467 ID: 4e55e7
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oh yea?
>> No. 13468 ID: 4e55e7
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I've had multiple posts deleted. I don't get this whiny. I can save my post to a notepad and post it again with a picture of arnold schwarzenegger photoshopped onto it's face if it'll make you happy.
>> No. 13473 ID: 6efaef
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No posts without pictures.
>> No. 13474 ID: 6efaef
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we offroad nao.

Ok fine so maybe it's more like... we seasonally maintained gravel road that takes moderate inclines nao.
>> No. 13520 ID: d2b288
File 137617260338.jpg - (11.03KB , 344x167 , Jeep liberty.jpg )
Got this 5 days ago, and I don't want to bother taking a picture. Loving it so far.
>> No. 13545 ID: 9b5ec0
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>dat single caliper front brake
That's why I've got 2! In all honesty, you don't know the half of it - the amount of following distance I keep is probably enough to land a Cessna =)

That's a nice starship you have there! I've never ridden a sport bike - how far could you go on yours? I'm imagining the angle at which you'd be riding on that tiny seat (or humping the gas tank more likely) and it seems like it would limit you to short cruises around town, lest your back starts to feel like it's made of glass shards...
>> No. 13581 ID: dc6e7c
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I did 300 mile days on my Aprilia, the BMW is more comfortable.

My legs get cramped if anything. Only problem solving that on the Aprilia was an utter lack of available adjustable rearsets. Only Satos and those were out of my price range.

The RSV4 and S1000RR have many more options in that regard.

The Aprilia had a better seat though. I've not had the chance to do more than 100 miles on my BMW thus far. Work and the run-in limiter have made it an absolute bore. Can't wait for payday next to take it the local stealership for first service.

They probably won't see me again for anything but warranty work after that. 300 dollars for a fucking oil change and to take the limiter off. Rubbish.
>> No. 13654 ID: 44f559
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>> No. 13689 ID: e3f733
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Gets me around, and does what I need it to do.
>> No. 13731 ID: 5c0e1d
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My giant wagon. I love this car so much
>> No. 13790 ID: f6ab6d
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Including the camaro in the back, this is half the fleet.
>> No. 13839 ID: 4f5c16
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>pnp hids
Do you enjoy blinding everyone?

Pic taken of my cars rearview mirror
>> No. 13840 ID: 4f5c16
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Didn't realize how blurry that was. That is the center high rearview though. Here have the side rearview
>> No. 13841 ID: 44f559
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>> No. 13994 ID: 12fa69
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Just got it this Saturday, 67 4 speed Straight 6. I'll be pulling I6 and get a 302 or something bigger, along with all the shit needed to run the V8.
>> No. 14019 ID: f8ece4
File 137935434784.jpg - (116.74KB , 565x423 , GT390.jpg )
Someone either put a '68 grille in it, or cut the bars off. The I-6 can be a fun engine. There are quite a few performance parts for the old inlines, mainly from those crazy Aussies.

Picture is my dad's '67 GT 390. It's been rebuilt by us after sitting for twenty years.
>> No. 14020 ID: f8ece4
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390's are a tight fit in a Mustang. If we ever have to change the plugs on this bitch, we'll damn near have to pull the motor out to do it.

For ease of maintenance, I recommend staying with a small-block. Late-model roller motors make great drivers, especially if fuel-injected. 289/302s fit nicely, though the increased deck height of the 351W makes it a tight fit under the hood.
>> No. 14253 ID: 0bfdfb
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Delivered this morning. Have been riding around my neighborhood all day in preparation for my endorsement exam. Name is Peregrine.
>> No. 14342 ID: 0bfdfb
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$2,900 delivered. I was looking for a BMW G650 GS (shown here), but I didn't have the credit for a new one, and the used ones were outrageously overpriced (as in, asking 2013 sticker for an '09, if you can believe that).

Mind you, the dealership I got it from was asking $3,600 for the damn thing, and that didn't seem unusual from what I'd seen, so you'll probably have some haggling to do if you want the sort of price I got.
>> No. 14381 ID: d444df
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The Japanese word "hayabusa" translated into English means "peregrine"

I had a giggle when I saw the pics on facespace.

Anyways, to keep my post un-deleted, here's stupid sexy Rabbit, all jacked up in the front because there's no engine to weigh it down.

Unrelated, I learned to drive in that orange Loadstar.
>> No. 14382 ID: d444df
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Look at all that room between the tire and fender. This is giving me ideas...
>> No. 14385 ID: 7fcde8
File 138138351524.jpg - (75.80KB , 480x320 , Splash Screen.jpg )

Modular helmets are handy. Especially if you want to be able to drink/eat without having to doff helmet on a long ride with little to no traffic, or even just at a stoplight to get a sip of something. Also makes it much easier to communicate when you're stopping, but not long enough to merit the bother of derigging the whole kaboodle.

Eventually I'll be wiring my nug-guard with a boom mic and stereo earpieces. Tie it into the VX-7 and a MP3 player with an on-bar TX/splitter/volume box. Tada, enroute comms that will work better than any of the bluetooth ones.. and compatible with the comms in the trucks, if I'm riding point for the wife in the truck.

Best part about bikes and riding: it's highly individual. Do what you want, it's not like you need to conform to anything.
>> No. 14425 ID: 2c803c
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Friendly reminder that posts without a pic of a vehicle you own or once owned, or components thereof will be baleeted.
>> No. 14535 ID: 730165
File 138247208368.jpg - (1.21MB , 3264x1840 , IMAG1183.jpg )
The zook. Purchased last night.
>> No. 14537 ID: f04994
File 138251683834.jpg - (1.06MB , 3264x1840 , my bimmer.jpg )
Arrow gave me a slip-on exhaust to have my bike in the AIM Expo in Orlando this past weekend. Here's a picture.

Aside from the slip-on, newest mod is a 16 tooth front sprocket.

The bike is now even angrier than it already was.

Next up is either a K-tech rear shock or an Arrow comp full system.

I have until tax return time to figure it out.
>> No. 14554 ID: f04994
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Just went on a group ride for the first time since installing the front sprocket.

FUCKING BONKERS. Why, yes, I'd love to float the front wheel down an entire straight from 1st to 4th gear. Yes, I'd like to drive out of a corner in a sideways wheelie before I've picked the bike up.

Track day soon, stalkers...
>> No. 14563 ID: d444df
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Welp, in the 30,000 miles I've put on this piece of shit, I've had to:

Replace the radiator (blew up on me 1/2 mile from home. $120 new)

Replace the alternator ($150 rebuilt)

Replace the water pump ($30 new)

Replace the thermostat ($12)

Put on 4 new tires ($240 mounted, balanced and installed)

Replace the starter ($40 rebuilt)

Replace the donut spare with a full size pick-n-pull special rim ($65 with new tire)

And go through about 4 sets of spark plugs because they keep fouling from oil

Despite all that, it's never failed to start each and every morning, and never left me on the side of the road.

And even with all that, I still have less than $1200 in the car, including purchase price.

10 out of 10 would shitcar again
>> No. 14564 ID: d444df
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And yes, i am this much of a faggot.
>> No. 14571 ID: 963c4b
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>> No. 14572 ID: 963c4b
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>> No. 14573 ID: 963c4b
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>> No. 14574 ID: 963c4b
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Phased Plasma Rifle in a 40 Watt range.
>> No. 14575 ID: 963c4b
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>> No. 14581 ID: 263d6c
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Been driving a 1999 Saturn SL1 4-door sedan since 1999.
Asked for no power nothing; no power doors, windows, steering, no extras, and no air conditioning. I live in Colorado and summers do not get bad, so I wanted to save on costs and gas mileage.

The 99 Saturn has proven herself to be a good car. Coming up to 150,000 miles with no problems, so far.
A simple 1.9L 4 cylinder engine, 5-speed manual transmission. Still gets more than 30 miles to the gallon.

This is not my car, but very similar.
>> No. 14582 ID: 263d6c
File 138305367652.jpg - (108.64KB , 1024x768 , car, Saturn SL1 2001 2.jpg )
Light, basic car with a plastic body.
Plastic body panels and bumper easy to replace when I hit a suicidal deer who ran across the freeway at night.

Best thing, I bought this $10,000 car with a nearly interest-free .9% financing and paid 'er off.
>> No. 14583 ID: 263d6c
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Was thinking of getting a new car in case this one conks out.

Any recommendation for a good economical car for driving around town and 15-mile trips to work?

Was considering the new super fuel efficiency turbo diesels, such as the 2013 or 2014 Chevrolet Cruze. Don't want an electric car, since the expensive batteries degrade and would have to be replaced after 5 years or so.
>> No. 14585 ID: 263d6c
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Chevrolet Cruze 2014 2.0 Turbo Diesel 42-46 MPG highway.
Costs around $17,000.
Good idea or totally stupid?

>> No. 14586 ID: 263d6c
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>> No. 14601 ID: 993a52
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the cruze isn't worth it in diesel. that 17k is the starting price for the gasoline base model, not the diesel. the diesel is about 3k more for a more loaded package, and about 7 more MSRP from base 6MT model, which is all that's really needed in a car like the cruze. the only thing I can imagine adding is the cruse control.

with the additional cost of diesel and the lack of significant return (38 regular vs 42 eco vs 46 diesel), it would take 1,290,000 miles in order to make up your 3k investment on the diesel cruze over base given a 35 cent premium for diesel gasoline, and $30 DEF fillups every 10k after the first free fillups up to 20k miles from Chevy.
If you got the eco, by that 1.3 million miles you would have saved 7,000 dosh.

I had it all in a quick spreadsheet but I removed excel. But I warn you, look up the numbers and see what you can get. But given that in certain areas, diesel is 75 cents more a gallon, and incentives are hard to get due to the cruze's demand, I doubt it.

It is worthy to say that the Cruze is still a very nice car.

Alternatively, the new Corolla looks fantastic. good styling and a (finally) new 6-speed manual base. mite b cool
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oh, and I forgot to mention, it is worth it to note that the 1.whatever tarbo motor in the Cruze Eco might get 42 MPG, but also means that you might have to floor it at every light to get some power. it's truely gutless until it revs, which could be a bit of a problem. Numbers-wise it looks fine, but a common theme in these 3000 pounds econoboxes is that these tiny turbocharged motors require too much effort to move them around, making it feel awkward in traffic and dropping your economy.

but that's for you to test drive.
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Guess I'll just repair anything that breaks on my old Saturn.
Just keep bringing her in for 3000 mile oil changes and tune-ups.
Once a year, I add a quart of Slick-50 Recharged High Mileage Engine Treatment oil additive. A friend had an late-70s (1979?) Chevy Nova and he added a quart of Slick-50 and it probably saved his engine. He saw his engine temperature was a little higher than usual so he checked the oil level at his next fill-up at a gas station. He had NO oil in the engine at all. But the engine was not smoking hot or demonstrating anything else obviously bad. Filled up the engine with oil and topped-off the transmission fluid and back on the road.
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A good rule of thumb is that diesel fuel costs 20% more per gallon, because the fuel companies started charging by the BTU about 7 or 8 years ago.

Have some shitcar in front of the United Verde mine, Jerome AZ.
>> No. 14609 ID: 263d6c
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Is THAT why diesel costs more than unleaded?
I always wondered why diesel is so expensive when it is much lower on the refinement scale than unleaded (one step above asphalt, really).

Why Diesel Fuel Costs More Than Unleaded Gas
Diesel fuel frequently costs more than unleaded gasoline, due to variable supply and demand, seasonal and global market changes and higher taxes. The price you pay depends on many costs along the way from the refinery to the pump. The opposite was true until about 2004, when global demand and higher production costs in the United States combined to drive the price up, federal energy statistics show.
Diesel Facts
Despite the higher cost at fill up, you will get further for your dollar using diesel fuel than standard unleaded gasoline. Diesel offers up to 35 percent higher fuel efficiency, and diesel engines do not wear out as quickly as gas engines, the CarsDirect website points out. Diesel falls into the same category--distillate fuels--as heating oil, and refiners produce the two together. This connects the two prices, often with seasonal highs and lows, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Gasoline Facts
Gasoline engines cost less than diesel engines, and gasoline offers more horsepower than diesel. Unleaded gasoline passes more state emission standards because it burns much more cleanly than diesel, along with costing less at the pump, according to CarsDirect.

Market Factors and Taxes
The amount you pay for a gallon of diesel depends on the refinery’s cost for the crude oil and for refining it; intermediary costs like advertising and moving the fuel; fuel station costs and profits; and state and federal taxes, the Energy Information Administration notes. These costs shift considerably with time and location in the country. The fuel station’s location and the way the owner approaches business can also affect how much a gallon of diesel costs. The federal and state governments also take a cut, with U.S. excise taxes on diesel running about 6 cents higher per gallon than on unleaded gasoline by 2010, according to "Consumer Reports."

Supply and Demand
Supply and demand play a major role in the price of diesel, which depends on how much crude oil gets produced and consumed around the world. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries--OPEC--commands significant authority over the price because it can set a production ceiling, having control over about 40 percent of all the crude oil in the world, according to the Energy Information Administration. Diesel prices skyrocketed in the summer of 2008, as the worldwide recession began and supplies became tight, "Consumer Reports" notes.

International Effects
The United States and Europe take different approaches to fueling their vehicles, which affects the cost of diesel fuel. Other countries use more diesel than unleaded gasoline, with just more than half of new cars and light trucks sold in Europe having diesel engines by 2010, according to the Energy Information Administration. This drives up the demand for diesel fuel, as does heavier use of the fuel in China and South America for electrical power. http://www.ehow.com/about_6688123_diesel-fuel-costs-unleaded-gas.html
- Volkswagen Lupo 3L - a special-edition made with the intent of being the world's first car in series production consuming as little as 3 litres of fuel per 100 kilometres (78 miles per US gallon or 94 miles per Imperial gallon). Uses a 1.2 litre three-cylinder diesel engine with turbocharger and direct injection (61 hp, 140 Nm).
>> No. 14610 ID: d444df
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Would you start a fucking thread already?

You're shitting up the "cars you own" thread with cars you don't own. Besides, I'm running out of shit to post.

Don't ask about this pic. It's shitcar related, that's all I'm going to say.
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Jeezus don't yell at him he'll go all skynet on us.
>> No. 14619 ID: 263d6c
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Look, I cannot be held to some rational "keep the thread on point" standard.

- Honda CB750 1980 Custom motorcycle.
I had a very similar 1978 CB750. A good bike, but I did not like the bulky fairing and the bike was a bit heavy for my tastes. I previously drove a light and nimble 250 Honda, but the crappy rubber drive belts kept breaking (and they cost a lot).
>> No. 14620 ID: 263d6c
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Later, I bought a 2002 BMW F650GS motorcycle and was very happy with it.
A single liquid-cooled cylinder, chain drive, low and light-weight (compared to their 1100 and 1200 road cruisers). Nimble and reliable. And I even took it off-road.
>> No. 14696 ID: 99555b
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG. Black Opal Metallic.
>> No. 14697 ID: 99555b
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V8 Kompressor refers to the 5.5L (~332 ci) supercharged V8, known as the M113k that came in many AMG "55" series cars from 2003 until 2007 when it was replaced with the naturally aspirated 6.3L V8 (M156). The M113k puts out near-as-makes-no-difference 500HP and 520 lb ft of torque. 0-60 in about 4-4.3 seconds. It's a beast for sure. The best part is that unless you are dealing with a real car guy, they don't really know what you are capable of. People are pretty shocked that a 3rd gear roll in a 3800LB sedan will still keep them held into their air-conditioned massaging seats.
>> No. 14859 ID: 76b15d
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Just picked this up today. '12 Lancer GT.
>> No. 14974 ID: e365e5
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I picked this up early this year.

2011 Lancer Sportback RalliArt, is actually a damn rare car, not a whole lot of sportbacks out there, even less RA versions.

Essentially, it's a regular lancer, with the Evo X's engine, the Evo X MR's trans(with weaker clutches D:), and the rest of the drive train is basically from an Evo IX...it's just detuned to all hell and back, barely putting out 215hp, but it is AWD...so it's 215 awhp. Turbo is tiny compared to the Evo X's turbo, but I really couldn't pass the deal up, 20K for a fun little turbo awd car with less than 13k miles on it? Of course I jumped on it.
>> No. 14986 ID: 99555b
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you know AWD driveline loss is more like 20% right?

my beast a little dirty from the surprise rain storm.

puts a smile on my face every time i walk out and see her =)
>> No. 15087 ID: f3235a
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Bought this on Saturday, been wanting an LBZ Duramax for a while now. It's got 265 tires on it now that are worthless for anything but pavement, I am going to put some 285/70R17s on it since it's already leveled and use that opportunity to get some tires with better off road capabilities.
>> No. 15324 ID: 970006
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Found a pretty killer deal on a ZR1, guy wants to sell it ASAP to get on the waiting list first for a new C7 Z06.

I'm tempted, it's got under 100 miles.
>> No. 15325 ID: 970006
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Apart from that, here's a few studio shots of the smart car.
>> No. 15326 ID: 970006
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>> No. 15650 ID: ebc6e6
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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trail Hawk edition. What you see below the doors is not plastic moulding but tubed steel rocksliders. 3mm skid plates, adjustable suspension, 5.7l engine, got-tier traction control(quadra-drive 2) and a near 24.5 gallon gas tank make this a workhorse in disguise.
I must say that this Jeep has surprised me in many ways. I have owned XJ cherokees, A YJ, and TJ rubicon and a Liberty. This has been my favorite so far.
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Dont have any pictures because it is a more recent acquisition.
>> No. 16267 ID: 0a2b37
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Ford Ranger, 5 speed, 4x4.

Might put an OM-617 in it eventually.
>> No. 16319 ID: 22504e
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Lookie wat I just got. Pic is the seller's, but the car is now mine.
>> No. 16324 ID: be0c5c
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Now for sale, see /trade/.
>> No. 16329 ID: 15ddbd
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Nothing compares to an XR650L for operating in varied environments. Bike has been to most states in the Western US, through the worst conditions it could be subjected to, and still manages to be my DD. Coming up on 15k miles. Time for another valve adjustment, and probably a close look at the clutch. I estimate it'll need a top end around 20.
>> No. 16330 ID: 15ddbd
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And when I feel like a more relaxed ride, '84 380SL. It's certainly been a project since I bought it, and still has a few kinks to work out, but I love this car.
>> No. 16386 ID: 50fdb2
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2003 Toyota Tacoma SR5
>2.4L i4
>5 Spd Manual
>Bigger 225/70/15 tires as opposed to the standard 205s
>236k on the clock, hope to make it to 500k before I begin to consider a new DD
>Avg Combined MPG 25
>AVG fun mode MPG 20
Just replaced, Pads, rotors and the Front Right Caliper as the piston got stuck, me and my buddies tried everything before taking it to a shop and replacing it. And not a week before someone broke the rear window to get a few packs of smokes a phone charger and a pack of water bottles.
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Finally got my ass in gear and replaced the head gaskets, installed head studs, and swapped out the intake manifold on my Ranchero. Pic is the finished product.
>> No. 16564 ID: f1fced
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Made this post two years ago. She is currently gone due to lack of funds and the shame of keeping her caged up like an animal. She needs wide open space to roam damnit!

Anywho, new baby in the works. '61 Falcon gasser, 360 s/b Dodge bored and stroked to 415, A727 reverse valve body, magnesium quick change rear end 4.28 rear gear. (Sorry, only pic I have so far)
>> No. 16591 ID: eec7d0
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Why the fuck did you build a mopar drivetrain for a Ford? Why not start with a dart or something?
>> No. 16592 ID: f1fced
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Drivetrain was originally built whilst in this

1969 Plymouth fury II 2 door with the rare inverted rear window option. When we got her she had sat in KS for so long we couldn't undo all the cancer it had collected from years of humidity and rainstorms spent in the open (I couldnt do THAT much bodywork at the time :/). Sadly we couldn't fix her but someone else could do her justice so we traded rolling chassis for rolling chassis. She's happy and healthy now, and I have a new gasser project that I;ve always wanted.
>> No. 16593 ID: 846e32
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I needed a A to B car so I found this car on craiglist.
1978 Mercedes 240D
-160k miles on her
- no recent maintenance in past year

So I bought it. No blow by on the basic test and she accelerates like a non turbo inline 4 diesel should( 0-60 in ehhhhhhhhhhhhh almost there)

Only a few dings and a bit of rust on her but for $1200 in the area I live in its a great buy.
>> No. 16594 ID: 846e32
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Merging and dealing with hills is a pain when you cannot shift....
>> No. 16605 ID: 21f04c
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Since my commute has significantly changed, I'm switching from motorcycle to car. It just takes too long to suit up for the motorcycle. By the time I've properly suited up and when arrived switched into work clothes, I've already covered the commute by car.

I'm keeping my beemer, but now it has another germanbro to contend with: Audi TT Quattro.

I was a bit skeptical about the benefits of haldex 4WD (front wheel biased 4wd that dynamically sends power to the rear when needed, such as under acceleration or when loosing grip), but it rained like fuck today so I tested it out with brand new tires etc. It most certainly did help more admirably.

The engine is pretty modest (and silent) when driving around casually, but when you put your foot into it, it's amazing fun. Not quite as amazing as the beemer, of course, but well, that's to be expected.
>> No. 16656 ID: d444df
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Help me, /o/, I think I have a problem.
>> No. 16939 ID: 6bbcf0
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2011 G25x.
>> No. 17067 ID: 3d83f1
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my nigga...

2007 BMW F650GS with Givi Trekker cases (not shown), BMW System topcase and a few other goodies. Recently converted the headlight to a 5000K LED system, remarkable performance.
>> No. 17097 ID: 79ac5e
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I'm pretty sure there aren't many of these in civilian hands at the moment...
2012 Caprice PPV 9C1 package. I knew more about the car than the salesman.
>> No. 17204 ID: 7fcde8
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2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon...
>> No. 17295 ID: 4c768d
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Got my first car today, 97 Subaru Wagon with 138k miles, only thing wrong was the new tires needed to be rebalanced.
>> No. 17309 ID: f0fce7
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The Raider is the most operator of all vehicles
>> No. 17360 ID: a5dca8
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Nice! 5 speed?

Here's mine, not EXACTLY the one I wanted, but I'll settle.
>> No. 17361 ID: ae74f3
Automatic, has a 2.2 engine also which I guess is better than the 2.5
>> No. 17366 ID: 8aa99e
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Toyota Pickup
4-s manual
174k miles

Whats its value?
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>> No. 17466 ID: be0c5c
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Too bad I won't be able to play with it until January.
>> No. 17559 ID: 754bbb
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(gb2 /dbt/)
>> No. 17671 ID: ab2cfb
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1985 240GD
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Back from the dead.

>those rims tho
>> No. 17724 ID: 51be42
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Modded my KIA guiz, am I cool yet? Hurr durr
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different rim but same matte black wrap
>>not prode and joy
>>day to day beater
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> barely after midnight

> ice on terd

Pls hlp
>> No. 17917 ID: e365e5
  A little late night, no traffic around fun.

Filmed in Mexico.

My car is the one being recorded, slowly beaten, and then winning because I let out last lol
>> No. 18062 ID: 970006
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Deal of the fucking century.

Found a 79' diesel rabbit with ~2,000 miles on the engine. Owned by a single 93 year old women it's whole life as a tow behind car for her camper. It's been in climate controlled storage ever since.

100% fucking perfect. $3500.
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Interior just as flawless as the outside.
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58 miles per gallon.

Too bad it's only good for ~40 horsepower. Can't make it up a hill unless the A/C is off.
>> No. 18065 ID: faf5b0
Wow, unreal.

It's basically brand new.
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Want another one? It could be yours for $1500.
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As I said, had to wait until January.
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I finally traded up from >>10550 to a 2007 1500
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Got to work yesterday and said "holy shit look at those quints"
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This is my Ford Fusion diesel.
>> No. 18785 ID: 1e7cc7
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Reading about high fuel economy cars, hybrids and electric vehicles, ultra-high economy turbo diesel cars surprisingly stood out. Back in the 1980s, European diesel cars like the Mercedes Benz, BMW & Volkswagen were sold in the USA, but did not catch on as they were smelly and loud. A few years ago, I read about little diesel subcompacts in Europe that had unbelievable gas mileage, such as the VW Lupo 3L, rated at 78 miles per gallon! The Lupo 3L was a special-edition made with the intent of being the world's first car in series production consuming as little as 3 litres of fuel per 100 kilometres (78 miles per US gallon or 94 miles per Imperial gallon). During the period of series production of the Lupo 3L (1999-2006), Volkswagen also presented the 1L Concept, a prototype made with the objective of proving the capability of producing a roadworthy vehicle consuming only 1 litre of fuel per 100 kilometres (235 miles per US gallon). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_Lupo

Currently the #1 most fuel-efficient car in the US is the Chevrolet Cruze 2.0L Diesel 6AT – at 46 mpg.
Perched all alone at the top of our list, the Cruze goes from acceptable economy car to mpg hero once a diesel is under the hood. Thus equipped, you can expect to go 700 miles or more on the highway with prudent driving habits. Try to engage in anything resembling spirited driving, however, and you’ll be thwarted by a recalcitrant transmission and a basic lack of communication between you and the car. Still, unless you go hybrid, plug-in, or EV, you’re not going to top this Chevy for mileage bragging rights. http://blog.caranddriver.com/the-10-most-fuel-efficient-gas-and-diesel-cars-for-sale-today/
>> No. 18786 ID: 1e7cc7
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2014 Cruze Diesel - The Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet’s best-selling passenger car around the world, provides the amenities, quietness, safety features, infotainment and roominess expected of a larger, more expensive sedan, but with the efficiency and value of a compact car.

For the 2014 model year, Chevrolet builds on Cruze’s value with an all-new, 2.0L clean turbo-diesel-powered model that achieves an EPA-estimated 46 mpg hwy – better than any non-hybrid or gasoline passenger car in America. The Cruze Diesel can travel 717 miles on a single tank – or about 10 hours of highway driving.

The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel will be available in certain markets in early summer and nationwide and in Canada in late summer.

GM produces about a half-million small displacement diesel engines each year, and four out of 10 Cruze models sold in Europe feature a diesel engine.

“We harnessed generations of diesel expertise here and in Europe to adapt our world-class global engine for the North American market,” said Gary Altman, chief engineer, Chevrolet Cruze Diesel. “Chevrolet is redefining the meaning of great fuel economy with this car.”

With a starting price of $25,695, including an $810 destination charge, the Chevrolet Cruze Diesel is a better value than a similarly equipped Volkswagen Jetta TDI automatic (42 mpg hwy). Compared with Jetta, Cruze Diesel offers more standard equipment including the Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system, larger 17-inch alloy wheels, leather-appointed seating, a longer five-year 100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty, and a two-year maintenance plan that includes oil changes, tire rotation and diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) top-offs.

Cruze Diesel also beats its rivals in performance, with a segment-leading, SAE-certified 151 horsepower (113 kW) and 264 lb.-ft. of torque (358 Nm), and can go from 0-60 in about 8.6 seconds. Its advanced 2.0L turbo-diesel engine produces at least 250 lb.-ft. of torque (339 Nm) between 1,750 and 3,000 rpm and has an overboost feature capable of increasing torque to an estimated 280 lb.-ft. (380 Nm) for short bursts of stronger acceleration when needed, such as merging onto a busy freeway.

Cruze Diesel is powered by the cleanest diesel engine produced by General Motors. It meets tough North American diesel emission standards and generates 90 percent less Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) and particulate emissions compared to previous-generation diesels.

Overall, the Chevrolet Cruze model has helped Chevrolet grow its share of the rising global small car market. Chevrolet has sold more than 2 million Cruzes around the world, and has the second highest share of buyers under age 25. In addition to the all-new Cruze Diesel, Cruze is available in LS, 1LT, 2LT, LTZ and Eco models. http://www.caricos.com/cars/c/chevrolet/2014_chevrolet_cruze_diesel/
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Cruze features Chevrolet’s global signature face – a two-tier grille with the gold bowtie logo. An arching roofline connects a steeply raked windshield and fast-sloping rear pillars that provide a sporty, coupe-like proportion.

Prominent headlamp housings wrap around the corners and sweep upward into the fenders and hood. The short rear deck is typically found on sport coupes. Wheels are planted at the corners with minimal front and rear overhangs, which make the car appear longer.

Inside, the twin-cockpit motif is matched with high-quality interior materials and exceptional assembly tolerances. Grained, soft-touch components and low-gloss trim panels convey a level of quality uncommon in the segment.

The instrument panel features richly detailed instruments backlit with light-emitting diode (LED) technology. The integrated center stack houses the infotainment display, climate controls and radio controls, and blends harmoniously with the instrument panel.

The interior pillar and other moldings are color and grain-matched to the headliner, while the seat inserts are color-matched to the instrument panel accent trim, giving the cabin the detailed appearance of a larger, more upscale sedan.

New exterior colors for 2014 include Red Hot, Rainforest Green Metallic, Tungsten Metallic and Blue Ray Metallic.
>> No. 18788 ID: 1e7cc7
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2015 Chevrolet Cruze - Chevrolet announced today the 2015 Cruze will debut at the New York International Auto Show with revised exterior styling, enhanced interior convenience and greater connectivity – including new Text Message Alerts, Apple Siri integration and OnStar 4G LTE with available Wi-Fi hotspot.

The new exterior styling cues are inspired by the all-new Impala and restyled 2014 Malibu, while more intuitive controls update the interior. New voice-controlled features enhance safety when responding to text messages in the vehicle.

“We’ve simply made a great, versatile car even better,” said Steve Majoros, Chevrolet director of passenger car and crossover marketing. “Chevrolet continues to design, build and sell the most compelling small cars in its history and the 2015 Cruze offers more of the features, connectivity and efficiency that are important to today’s customers.”

The Cruze’s facelift for 2015 refreshes the appearance for LS, LT, RS and LTZ models. A prominent dual-port front fascia takes styling cues from Impala and Malibu, contributing a more cohesive look across Chevrolet’s sedan range – including LED daytime running lamps on LT and LTZ trims. They complement the Cruze’s swept-back headlamps, for a sportier presence. Several new exterior and interior colors will also be offered for 2015.

Updates on the interior enhance convenience:

Revised cupholders make it easier to insert and remove cups
Trunk release relocated to the center console
Door lock switches relocated from the center console to the front doors.
In addition to LS, LT, RS and LTZ models, the 2015 Cruze lineup includes Cruze Eco (EPA-rated 42 mpg highway) and Cruze Diesel (EPA 46 mpg highway), the most efficient non-hybrid passenger car in America. That’s about 10 percent greater efficiency than the Volkswagen Jetta TDI. The Cruze also delivers more horsepower (151 hp) and torque (264 lb-ft), than the Jetta TDI (140 hp / 236 lb-ft). Cruze Diesel’s driving range is up to 717 miles per tank.

Cruze offers more standard safety features than any other car in its class, including 2014 models of the Ford Focus and Toyota Corolla. Cruze has 10 standard air bags – including side-impact and knee air bags for front passengers – and offers side blind zone alert, rear cross traffic alert, rear park assist and a rearview camera.

“Cruze remains a strong entry in the compact segment, with features that continue to bring new customers to Chevrolet,” said Majoros. “Along with Spark, Spark EV, Sonic and Volt, Chevy’s lineup of efficient, technologically advanced small cars is one of the industry’s most compelling.” http://www.caricos.com/cars/c/chevrolet/2015_chevrolet_cruze/
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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.”
>> No. 18790 ID: 1e7cc7
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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
>> No. 19508 ID: 794d7b
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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
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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.
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my 05 z1000
>> No. 21736 ID: 13f512
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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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Hard to believe this thread is still here (OP posted in 2012, so that's been SEVEN YEARS! Is this a record?). I posted >>18752 in 2015, but the time has come to replace the old Fusion, which was falling to bits. So, meet my new car. It's a Peugeot 3008 1.6 turbodiesel. Bigger, quieter and more comfortable than the Fusion, but still silver and still 2WD.
I was considering a Rav4 or Vitara and then I saw how much it would cost to insure. Yikes! So for now, I've settled for an ugly crossover.
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Brought it home after an eternity of working maybe a couple of hours a year on it.
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I got this thing running pretty quickly despite the wait on parts, but getting it to run as it should was a pain, it still had all of its original parts (yes, even points/condenser/tires/brake shoes/...) and was never maintained in all those decades.
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New ride.
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Been a long time since I've been around, but...still got the old girl!
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She's had some rough times, but she's been good to me and she'll be paid off this year.
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And I even got her a little brother a little over a year ago.
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Bringing back a dead thread
Traded in the daily driver, and got a new 2020 Kia Niro Plug in hybrid. The EV range is exactly the same as my daily commute, so its pretty much perfect, since I can plug it in in the parking lot at work to charge, and drive for free. Bonus, no range anxiety for longer trips.
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Also, took the Tahoe off-road with a friend and his Wrangler Rubicon with a coilover lift. Tahoe now has a 3" block/torsion key lift and stock size wheels and tires, it used to have a larger wheel diameter, but very similar rolling diameter tire. The transfer case and front diff make noise, but not enough to notice if you drive it hard enough... haha
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Wades watter better than an old Grand Cherokee too, right after this my jeep buddy winched out a grand that had hydro locked his 4.0L in these puddles.
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