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Cat grenaded at 140K and we plan on replacing it and local exhaust shop offer to slap in a catback for cheap (at this time) since I figured this would be a good time mod/upgrade.
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>>20998839
Chambered muffler and an 18" glasspack. Make sure the muffler doesn't make it sound like a fart can. Flowmasters are nice.
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>>20999082
Sheeit is it gonna sound like ass?
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>>20998839
n1 style catback if possible. straight piped. UEL headers if possible.

I'm gonna buy an MR2 Spyder later on in the summer and I definitely plan on getting a hard top for it. I looked online and the ones that I found that seemed fairly affordable were Duraflex ones, but I am well aware of the garbage build quality. Car forums (besides this one) are really weird to understand for me at least, and many posts on this topic are over a decade old. Does /o/ know any good hard tops out there that are at least decent and won't empty my bank account for a few months? Or should I just deal with the convertible top for a bit more than I want to and buy an OEM top?
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>>20997665
based and gaypilled
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>>20997665
Just save up and get OEM, there’s a ton of additional parts that are covered in the overall purchase like weather stripping, etc. I had mine sitting around for a little bit before I got it, but you get what you pay for.

Also it’s worth the extra for the ‘03 and after, they tend to be better taken care of.
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>>20998063
Dont believe these copy and pasters honestly I owned cars that people say are costly to maintain and it isn't that costly and I'm a poorfag, I think some people just have bad luck more than others with cars
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>>21000758
"this car is a piece of junk, got tons of common problems" is true for every 15 y/o car, it's all luck of the draw when cars get that old, and you never hear of the success stories of someone never having issues, so confirmation bias is a big thing

>t. 996 fag
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>>20997863
Only the SMT gearbox has that issue, the manual versions are fine.

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Definitely my 92 DeVille. There's something about old shitbarges with leather seats and how they smell.
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>>20996988
When I was in highschool I knew a drug dealer who was a few years older and drove a Corolla, he smoked Newport cigarettes and blasted rap all day in it and it smelled like cheap cologne, weed, and Newports. Very comfy to ride around in while he visited trap houses and bought coke from the Asian Crips.
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>>20998432
They're proud of swinging their dicks around in public
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>>20998432
Smart marketing, creating a safe space defense for potentially "mentally ill" customer base
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>>20996988
Saab 900.
They all have the smell and it's great

90' skyline GTR, one owner, clean title 10k miles, asking 35k. Should I jump on this or am I being had? Someone convince me not to dip into money that I told myself I wouldn't touch
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>>21000709
With this level of butthurt over your stupid 90s sportscar I cant help but imagine you look like pic related.
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>>21000717
Man I’ve literally proven to you that you are wrong. You think they aren’t worth what they’re selling for. That’s fine, but you’re wrong. No need to go on a rant about being wrong. Just accept it and move on. This isn’t 2012 anymore.
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They suck. I owned a 32 gts4 and a r33 gtr and they were both overhyped. 33 was the better car because 32s were shit from factory. Buy a mustang gt instead and have more fun with less money and issues. Also a 30 year old car with 10k miles Lmao, if thats legit everything is fucked on it because of age alone. Buy a new mustang.
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>>21000729
You have not
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>>20999563
actually i got it dynoed and it barely made 150kw. turbo kit, rods, pistons, injectors, fuel pump, intercooler and it made 423kw on e85.. all were easy as fuck to install with the engine out of the car. took me and my cousin about 3 days

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will cars really become more like an electronic device rather than a big complicated machine?
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>>20997811
>no air bag
I think I just got some dust in my eye. Dang it.
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the Tesla Sex Appliance (available for preorder, deposit $7000) has ripped elon's dick off and he has bled to death in a horrible lithium battery fire. the ota firmware update will fix this problem.
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>>20997812
Kek
Yea OP is a complete retard
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>>20997870
Yes please give me a car that is more flammable than a gasoline car.
Here take all my money for it and when your at it here is my wife you can fuck in front of me.
t. Telsa Owners
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Cars are an appliance. I wont even blink when they accidentally ship with water temp and soak settings on the PRNDL knob.

I recently got an 07 Matrix of Copart for $1000.

The previous owner did a muffler delete (as well as a cold air intake) and while the car sounds pretty good, Im going to go ahead and weld an aftermarket muffler on.

Any recommendations on mufflers that sound nice and wont break the bank? I’m currently leaning to a glasspack from magnaflow for $34.

Pic related.
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>>21000078
What else was wrong with this piece of shit? Is it just that rear quarter panel pictured?
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>>21000078
It's going to be virtually just as loud with a glass pack, you know.
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>>21000078
No muffler
>wants glass pack
Get a damn walker and shut that chinkmobile the fuck up ya goon

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Just got some 3m tints for the first time. A buddy of mine said to keep the 3m stickers on it so the resale value of the car goes up. Is that true? The dealer told me to take these stickers off with wipes in 3 days it incessant sure
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This is like when people leave all the tags on their baseball hat.
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>>20999228
So you recommend taking them off?
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>>20998917
Bump
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>>20999228
IF YOU REMOVE THE TAG IT LOSES VALUE
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It's just ink not stickers.. alcohol will clean it right off

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>tfw your car is a zoomer
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>>20999595
It really is the worst feel
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What do you call your car that's a zoomber but built on an acient platform.
>built in the 2000s
>platform from the 1980s
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>>21000084
A panther body

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Installed a Magnuson kit, acceleration is much improved.
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Cabe Toyota in Long Beach
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>>20996071
Why? Genuine question.
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Bigger tires + climbing hills at altitude slowed it down. Forced induction has really helped.
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>>20999900
Does it really increase mpg?
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Unfortunately no. I have not noticed a difference.

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my dad hit a deer with his car yesterday morning and i fixed it before sundown
he drove my car today and hit another deer and i just finished fixing that
i am supremely based
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>>20999744
yeah both died
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>>20999728
Screw the bull bar, you need a Pontiac with a peripheral bumper
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>>20999728
my deer hit a car with his dad yesterday sundown and i fixed it before morning
he drove my deer today and hit another dad and i just finished fixing that
i am supremely gay
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>>20999780
based and fucking redpilled
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>>20999744
>>20999745
if he didn't bring either of them home he's a faggot
thank god my state passed a law removing the fine for doing that

What's your favorite LOOKING engine? Does not have to be a performer, but would appreciate excluding all the ones with a giant plastic cover.
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>>20979704
This thing has nitrous

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6KWsIFqoso
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>>20981424
>>20981423
Nigga, they use gold on purpose
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>>20999163
HEH HEH HEH - NICE SEWING MACHINE, SON
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>>20999536
>god that fraction is pretentious
it's a german car - the cringe is strong
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>>20981138
the surge tank is the best part about the car

Should I attempt to fix this myself or bring it to the mechanic? I dont mind trying to fix it myself but I am wary of draining fuel before removing the fuel tank. I live in the city so not a lot of space to work with. Also I'm not sure of the problem yet but i figure it's the fuel tank or the pipe I between. What should i do?
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>>20997991
The filler is usually on the side of the tank or on the back of it, aimed slightly upward. I would assume it's the filler especially since you have a leak when filling.
>Idk how heavy it would be to remove or if I'd have to drain it first
Just drive around and run it down as low as you can. An empty gas tank for a little topaz is probably not even 20 lbs.

Check the filler tube first though.
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>>20998071
Ok cool, that makes sense thanks for the advice. Do you think I could access it from the trunk too? Maybe drill a hole hole ok access the clamp for the filler hose? Assuming that's the issue.
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>>20998220
maybe yes maybe no, I don't know where the filler pipe actually runs on a tempo (topaz?). at most lift the carpet up on the side where the filler hole is and see, but don't drill holes, otherwise, you might have to take the inner fender on that sides wheel out and it might be behind there
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Just replaced the rubber seal for the filler neck on my foxbody. The filler neck is the pipe that you put the gas nozzle into while fueling. It extends from your fuel door to the tank. Get under the car and check to see where the leak is coming from. It should look wet or dirty. 30 year old rubber likes to crack and split so that may be the cause.
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You must be the only one in your whole town that drives a Mercury Topaz coupe.

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explain this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GArPkgdH0sg
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>>20997983
If the first thing you mention when criticizing a car is the quality of the screens, that's when you reach peak onions
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>>20997898
too bad about the shitty 1.6 i4 and FWD like all of their cars, making it as boring as any bottom of the barrel econobox
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>>20997999
nice trips
I was comparing the first edition to the 5 series because that base model has cloth seats
>>20998000
>these digits yet such dogshit opinions
>quality of the screens
>wanting screen bleed when comfy cruising at night
> peak onions
>expecting something from a product that claims to be premium is bad
Poojot is going to get absolutely btfo when they enter the burgerclap market and they get surprised when burgers actually expect premium shit if they're sold a premium product
I bet you think blue filters on phones are useless too. If you look at pics that aren't doctored PR pics you'll see the screens have quite bad light bleed
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>>20998051
Indeed, blue filters on anything are nigger tier
>hurr bad color accuracy good
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>>20997311
Only /wsg/ and /gif/ have sounds due to retards ruining everything.

BRZ vs. Miata

first, let me say that the BRZ has no stigma where i live. they are virtually non existant. i've seen only one or two in the last few years. i'm no t concerned about the miata being a "hairdresser's car". i'm not concerned about the 0-60 time of either one. i just want a lightweight RWD coupe with a manual transmission and both of these are the same price for a used 2018 model with ~10k miles at $24k.

which would you choose and why. no i don't want a mustang. no i don't want a camaro.
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>>20999642
Honestly yes. I'm going Maita. It's got some great aftermarket it and more in development for some modest power gains, the community is far more knlodgeable, it's got the retractable hardtop, it's got the true two seater experience. I can sacrifice the practicality since I'll be hanging onto my BMW.
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>>20999642
here
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>>20995738
what i want to know is why dont they offer the eternal blue mica with the nappa leather!?!? easily would be the best color combo.
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>>20997861
It literally isnt.

There hasn't been a successor to the s2000 because no one has made anything similar. The Miata has always been designed with a balanced idea in mind.
The s2000 was designed primarily with focus on the engine alone.
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this thread needs a serving of rice

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I finally hit 6 figures in my savings account, the big $100,000, that's right.

Is it time for me to finally have some fun? Was thinking I get a used Saturn SL2.

Can I afford it? I've been stressing picking up this hobby for a long time, the majestic SL2 is my dream but if it isn't time then it isn't time. Am I blinded by love? Should I keep saving?
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>>20999453
I would unironically build a SC1 racecar
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Based and patrician taste OP, don't listen to fags that yell that the car is cheap or whatever
If it's your dream car money shouldn't matter at all
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>>20999453
Jokes on you nigger I actually like talking about Saturns. They're great fuckin cars
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I prefer the SL1 with an auto for bombing around town.
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OP hope you can afford the model with the automatic seat belts. My grandma saved her whole life for that car and after my grandpa died she could finally afford it. Never have to buckle up again. What a time to be alive.


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