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If you live in the US, this chart is your best place to start looking. International posters outside the US may have region specific options not shown here!
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Need a VIN checked? Search the catalog (https://boards.4chan.org/o/catalog) for an existing VIN check thread before making your own.

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Best cars you can buy in 2020
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>>22013506
t. Toyota internet defense force
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>>22012474
a 15 year old car
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>>22014052
Like you can buy Tesla 3 for that kind of money instead of push rodded leaf sprung sports car.
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>>22013698
>holy busrider
>owns 3 cars
Impressive projection

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OH MY FUcKING GOD WHAT WERE THEY THINKING
https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/future-cars/a31002833/honda-acura-nsx-type-r-not-happening/
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>>22016142
What the fuck can they even do for a type R?
the racing version of the NSX uses a 4 pot turbo with no hybrid shit
no way any one would be willing to pay MORE than the V6TT Hybrid for that
Plus the 2020 racing version is basically a Civic Type R with a NSX body (FWD 4pot turbo)
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>>22016542
>What the fuck can they even do for a type R?
carbon fiber body like the GTR N-attack and cranking up the boost. why do you think they're at a road block when tuners have gotten more out of the car with just a chip tune.
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why would they taint the R name with some american fat piece of shit?
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>>22016550
>700HP NSX
would it sell if we had this from the get go instead of the meh 550hp?
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>>22016552
>550hp
>meh

what the fuck do you drive?

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Alright whats under the hood /o/
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not my pic but behold the superior vtec engine
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>>22015472
Under the HOOD.
You don't store a spare under the hood
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>>22015463
Based and boomer pilled.
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>>22016515
Some cars do, there isn't realy a better place for one in my car.
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>>22008079
about 150 ponies, debt, and regret

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Post the biggest jokes of the car industry. I'll start.
>hardtops
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>>22011816
It’s better in person, but I think you are correct.
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>>22015278
Original competition 40 had a 289, just like the GT350
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>>22015277
No that is peak motoring
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>>22014599
I'm glad they exist, for the same reason that I'm glad trannies kill themselves and potheads can't get jobs. It makes the contrast between cars that matter so much sweeter, since they are SO SHIT
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>>22016340
>potheads can't get jobs
i'm not a pothead but i used to smoke every now and then years ago, you'd be surprised how many people actually smoke. Theres a good chance that someone in your family who is successful and has a great career smokes pot very frequently

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Do you ever pass on the right side? For instance
>two lane highway, speed limit 65
>you're traveling at a crisp 75
>bethany is traveling in the passing lane at 70
>the right lane is wide open, she's not passing anybody

Do you pass?

HARD MODE: If there's a cop 800 feet behind you, do you pass?
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Where I'm from the cop would fly past us both at 100mph.
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What kind of drone is so hung up about arbitrary rules like this that they'd sit behind some retard for miles solely because "DURRR NEVER PASS ON RITE!!"? What do you do, just sit in the left lane in a giant line of a million cars with the other lanes totally empty? And what if someone comes along in the right lane just minding his own business doing the speed limit? Does he have to slam on the brakes to match the idiot's speed?
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>>22016538
So I have no obligation to check if the lane is clear when changing lanes to the right? That'll save me some time.
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>>22016530
it’s this thing called “safety” unlike you, I’d like to not have my car in a hundred pieces down the highway cause some Bethany came out of nowhere and merged into me in her giant pink Chrysler Aspen daddy bought her.

Twingo thread?
Twingo thread!
Post, talk Twingo.

Previous thread: >>21853736
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>>22014216
Y-yes...
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>>22014246
Based
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You walk in road
You listen motor
After comes twingo
He toot and ask go in
You go in twingo
You know happy now
Good day
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>>22016227
Yes

what is /o/'s thought on Kia stinger 3.3?
should i go for it?
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>>22016523
>Find me a chart from CR where GM is unanimously above the Koreans
you've already shown that CR un trustworthy so why do i need to prove anything.
Doesn't mean anything
like consumer reports as a whole
>Sorry faggot, I'd take the opinion over someone shilling gookshit over the charts i post that shows american brands above the very gookshit id die for
the ironing
>One brand being ranked above the Koreans a couple times doesn't make it representative of GM products having good quality
no it makes it a representative of cucksumer reports being a joke.
>American brands tend to be middling at best and outright bottom-tier at worst.
Ford and Dodge are both major american brands and you've just shown them rated above your korean ones. why are you so dead set on defending cucksumer report as the end all be all for anything? at least my chart has no korean cars on it.
>explain why Buick, supposedly the most reliable GM brand according to CR, isn't on it.
because cucksumer report is shit, you are defending them not me.
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>>22016526
they're still selling the exact same cars retard, their brand rankings dropping only shows how inconsistent cucksumer reports is.
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>>22016531
>they're still selling the exact same cars retard
No they're not retard, they ditched Opel and so anything with the GM badge on it isn't a simple carryover from Opel, but a brand new Chevy-derived piece of shit.
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>>22016533
>they ditched opel so the platforms their cars used changed overnight
are you really this fucking daft?
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>>22016529
>you've already shown that CR un trustworthy
How so? They've been pretty consistently showing that GM ranks in the bottom half year after year, while the Koreans tend to be at the top.
>accusing the former GM CEO of being a gookshill
kek, stupendous amounts of cope
>Ford
Once in 2011
>Dodge
Once in 2019, still below Hyundai and Genesis
Other than that, they've been consistently in the bottom tier for the past decade.
>cucksumer report is shit
Kek, I've posted several reliability assessments that aren't CR and they all still rank GM as being bottom-tier trash. The only counter you have is a one-year assessment of cars people drove over 200k miles in that one year, from the same site that declared Korean cars as lasting longer than burgershit >>22016355

You're almost as hopeless as GM itself.

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Winter forever, fuck summer edition

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>>22016326
he's a bit of a cunt so don't take him too seriously but he does make a lot of valid points
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>>22016390
On your swingarm there's a sticker
It lists the appropriate chain slack and tyre pressure
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Riding to work is much better for my mental health
>don't have to force myself into a cramped train that's always late
>not surrounded by literal subhumans and retards
>less likely to get sick because every 3rd person coughs like a maniac in public
>save up to 45 minutes of commuting time
>don't have to see pretty girls that remind me of my inceldom
>if there's a traffic jam I can just ride in between the cars
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>>22016390

It depends on the tire, but for everyday street riding most people about 90 percent of the tires rating into them. Just about every tire has it's maximum PSI labeled somewhere on the sidewall.
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I don't get how normies don't want a bike
Bikes are the best! The fucking best!!

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Fess up anons, what are some of your most shameful Auto related moments. Tell us your sins so that they can be lifted from you. Whether it be wrench related, got smoked by what you thought was a slow ride, or did something retarded in front of a cop, let's hear it.
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I drive a rebadged mk4 gold dieselmeme and i enjoy it. Its not fast but the "chiptune" meme keeps me entertained.
When do i go to the gallows?
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>>22016121
could be shrapnel in your gearbox fucking with the syncros, I've had that exact problem before
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>>22016195
I hope not, I think I just listen to music too loud and the car is to quiet plus work boots which gives me nothing but muscle memory to work with. I’m confident I’m just a scrub.
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Went to pass a car over double yellows and near hit a car in the oncoming lane.Happened years ago but I still think about it occasionally and fell like a massive faggot.
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>>22016508
sounds like a major crash

https://twitter.com/CNBC/status/1229900670972628993
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What is Gates' taste in motorcycles though?
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>>22015459
>Every time Musk has a win streak, he gets retarded, does stupid shit, the stock tanks, then he gets serious again, goes on a winning streak, etc.

That's what arrogance is, you bust your ass when you perceive you're behind, and then act like a douche when you are ahead.
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>>22015868
exactly, one of us.
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>>22015832
>xi jinping
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>>22011059
>reputable sports car manufacturer with half a century of sports car production experience and racing pedigree
>new experimental basedboy techie gadget
it's a no brainer

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Will solid state batteries be a game changer for electric cars in the future? By that I mean will they be better than the lithium ion batteries that are currently powering most if not all our electric cars?
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>>22012613
Future? Rare earth element consumption for electronics is going to peak before oil.
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>>22015795
Switched reluctance motors, such as Tesla is using, don't require rare earth elements.
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>>22012613
Sure, if they can figure out the mass production part.
>>22015795
This is actually a more serious problem. We need to get off this rock ASAP.
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>>22012613
lmao EVs are fucking garbage and will remain garbage no matter how much money you throw at them.
enjoy the battery fire.
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>>22012613
Nope. Solid state batteries will be a game changer for electric planes. Battery tech is already close enough to being good, solid state will certainly push it well above the threshold for worry, but it wont be a game changer. It will however be a gamechanger for electric planes that need that breakthrough.

It won't happen for another 5-10 years though. The real change happening this year or next year is dry electrode manufacturing process that will further increase battery life cycle and reduce cost to manufacture for Tesla.

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Looking for something that can get alot of power. Something like pic related. American preferably.
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>>22015715
Thought about a monte carlo
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>>22015834
>The downside is the block is pretty weak, and has the tendency to split in half if you make too much power.

A misconception.
It's not the block splits because 'its weak', its the crankshaft that is the cause.

Ford lightened the cranks and blocks.
Biggest issue is the crankshafts lost their middle counterweights when Ford started changing the 302 to be lighter.
302 has a 28oz imbalance
5.0 has a 50oz imbalance
So although the cranks are lighter, which allows the engine to rev a bit quicker, the external imbalance is now greater.
What this does with a cast/nodular crank is it is not that stiff, and will start to whip.
Take a rope or chain and the faster you spin it around the greater the middle of the chain and ends of the chain pull away from the centerline of rotation.
Same thing with the crank.
This pulls on the mains of the block, since the block is just grey cast iron it is not made to flex at all, it is just a casing for the internal components.

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>>22015834
>swap them out for aftermarket T5's
I've dealt with a few of the 'aftermarket' T5 upgrades, they are all pretty brutal and don't actually last any longer. One trans in particular actually blew up after a weekend at the track, it was supposed to be able to withstand 400HP, it was used behind a 330HP engine. It didn't make it through Saturday before it shit the bed.

Third gear power shift problem is because the shafts deflect from each other and third gear is in the middle of the cluster, more power/rpm the gears climb each other and then the teeth strip off third.
This is why you never power shift third in a stock T5. Still wouldn't do it in a properly built T5.

This is compounded by the counter shaft clusters rear bearing is retained by a stamped sheetmetal plate. It deflects and allows excessive movement of the geartrain which allows for third gear failure.
Using https://www.5speeds.com/cart/index.php?route=product/product&path=75_18_68&product_id=61
Takes care of that slop, and now your only real problem is actually from too much power through the box and not simply a design flaw.
Using the 2.95 1st gearset is the most durable, using a 4banger gear ratios will strip and be over geared for most applications anyway.
The best Ford T5Z was rated for 330lb/ft, but with simply replacing the above bearing retainer and making sure clearances are proper(blueprinting), the T5 can take 350HP with spirited driving.

Most T5s I've seen blown up are guys who G.I.Joe Kung-Fu grip the shifter all the time and tend to birds nest the clutch anyway.
Course they always blame the T5 as being the weak point and not themselves.
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>>22015834
The Mustang T5 is actually a lot stronger than the Camaro T5, FYI. It's a "World Class" T5 instead of regular. Still not SUPER strong, but better than the GM version.
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Meh, all that Amerilard shit has been superseded by the influx of Japanese/Yuropoor cars in the 00s.

Buy a E90 335i for 4k, spend a grand fixing the inherent issues with the engines, and you've got a sub 5 second car.

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Can someone check this VIN for me?
Would really appreciate it.
Trying to get it before the next cars and coffee
1FA6P8CF4H5275427
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4T1BF28B83U298573 Thank you!
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>>22015018
>4T1BF28B83U298573
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2MEFM75V57X639089
Please and thank you VinChad
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>>22010569
nah it's still going, 2018 registration and it's probably being used as a drift car or some shit

I was owner #8 I think, had it for two years with the rebuilt

is that the lowest autocheck score you've seen yet? lmao

thank you man!
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Any chance I could get this ran, please and thankyou VIN dude.

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Why are turbos so expensive? I don't mean turbocharging your car. I mean the turbo itself. Shit's like 1 to 2 thousand. It's just a big chunk of metal. Shouldn't that shit be the price of an alternator or something
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>>22002600
>Le big chunk of metal
Take a machining class or something and learn about how difficult it is to shape metal into a weird ass turbine tube shape with very low tolerances.
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>>22016098
Do tolerances in metal machining work differently in Australia? Is it like how your toilets spin backwards? (wrong) I'm just trying to understand your dumbass perspective
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>>22016185
As a matter of fact machining has a different engineering affect depending on what part of the world you do it in. America in winter will make a different metallurgical strength than Australia in summer because of environmental factors, and on average this is why no one wants parts from China there is something really wrong with their weather which produces a hideos affect on metalworking and engineering in general

But I digress, you're an idiot and a larp, I'm right you're wrong stop replying.
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>>22002664
yes good
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>>22016198
>machining has a different engineering affect depending on what part of the world you do it in
>due to the weather
>I'm right you're wrong
/o/ never ceases to amaze.


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