The Car Thread

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by bulb, Sep 21, 2012.

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  1. p0ke

    p0ke 7-string guitard

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    Bit of a followup on this: Well, didn't do anything about the winter tires, and of course, when we woke up today everything was covered in snow :lol: So I quickly threw the tires in the trunk of the car before heading to work and my wife had them swapped before driving to Helsinki. I'm still pretty damned sure all the snow will be gone by next week and the grey autumn will resume though...
     
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    wasn't at all what I was hoping for... I think it looks worse too, and hate the motor. Subaru boxers can F right off. I was hoping for a Toyota power plant... like a downtuned version of the new Yaris GR turbo 3 cylinder or something like that.

    with the price increase it'd be Miata all day every day for me
     
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    Did autocross again today, my 3rd event and the last event of the year. Here's my best run.



    Came in 2nd in Novice class, got beat by a highly modified newer Civic Type R. Definitely not surprised by that :lol:
     
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    Church2224 Guitar Whore

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    I just got my first brand new vehicle- Ford F150 XL Work truck. Not fancy but everything I need for my landscaping business -

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    I want to wait until I see one in person (and drive it) to really judge the car. Definitely excited about the changes on paper; more power, more torque, more linear powerband, and a very minor weight gain. I'm taking buddy ND Miata shopping next weekend but I'm thinking it might be worth waiting a bit to see how the BRZ turns out.

    Even if it's not a better car than the ND I think it's win. The world needs more cheap RWD manual cars.
     
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    I guess regular cab, short box pickups are extinct.
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    In America at least. Unless you go through fleet sales, but they make it such a chore to give them money.
     
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    it might be a sad day coming...

    gonna be moving soon and may have to sell my 95 mkiv supra and one of my 93 fd rx7's
     
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    pic no workie
     
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    took it to streets of willow and it was such a damn treat!!
    touring good.jpeg
     
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    that is nice...

    got some mods planned?
     
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    Might do a center/side bypass exhaust!
     
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    Not really. You can get a good F150 Regular Cab, short bed from Ford in what they call the XL Sport/ STX Trim. Just find a GOOD dealer to get what you want. I got the exact truck I wanted which they had to order, but I ordered it from a smaller locally owned dealer who also took 10k off of MSRP for me.

    You can get exactly what you want, but it is all about the dealer and what they are willing to do for you. Fortunately, I found a smaller dealer who works well with me and gives me good pricing.
     
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    when it comes to car shit, yeah :lol:
     
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    i dont even like Porsches but damn yours is so hot dude!
    Probably the best colour for these cars ive seen.

    My uncle had one in silver and that was nice (and crazy fast) but this colour shits on them in silver
    (think this was his)
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