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Greetings /o/
Do any of you have experience with a product like this? A local oil and lube shop offers to do headlight restoration for $45, and I've seen kits like this for sale for about $30. I don't have any experience doing this myself, but I'd like to give it a try if it's a viable option.
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>>20431455
Oh. A pair of headlamp assemblys for my civic were about $60 on ebay. Even so, better to replace it.
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>>20431461
Dont forget to soak your sandpaper
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>>20431392


Hard to find

It's a secret

Research and try green container turtle wax

Its magic

Trust me
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Depends what you want OP, you want it done right and not fading again? Take it to a detail shop where they can restore them then install a film to go over the headlight to protect.
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>>20431727
I second this, or try Flitz polish and paint restorer and work it on with a polishing pad on a drill

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Anyone tested there 0-60mph speed

Mines is 8.9 seconds seriously thinking of taking mine back.
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>>20431725
oh well that makes sense
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car review sites consistently say something like 4.2 for the car and 6.0 for the truck
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>>20431713
Overtaking at freeway speeds is painful.
But it is indeed a blast.
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>>20431603
>FJ Cruiser
>7 seconds
No it doesn't
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>>20431759
Yeah everyone knew he was lying

I’ll start
>BMW SMG gearboxes
>light weight
>F1 design
>65 ms shift time in highest setting
>form of it still used in BMW most other race cars
>still faster than PDK
>co developed with manual transmission meaning reduced cost of development for manuals, aka, they could exist if SMG has been popular

Boomers raged that their race car transmission wasn’t smooth enough at traffic lights and now BMW won’t even develop a new DCT, manual, or an SMG. Thanks for the torque converters boomers.
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PDK/DCT is good because its not as jerky as SMG's pump at traffic speeds, its just not good on the track only because its heavy, not that it really matters for hpde, and if you want to go the opposite way the DCT thinks you do its not so fast anymore.

Not that its ever as slow as a manual.

Doesn't really matter, because DCT and manuals are dead, and SMG is very dead.

RIP.

All hail slushbox autos.
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>>20431474
You think planetary autos, but with a clutch, like AMG transmissions are gonna get popular?
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>>20431446
I explained it because for a DCTs shift time it matters how you measure it:
>no gear engaged
0 ms
>time after disengaging clutch and before engaging next gear
negative time
>total time the gearbox is doing something
Pretty long, probably half a second or something
>time where two gears are engaged at the same time
VERS short time
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>>20431486
yes, primarily because BMW drivers are becominng normies and normies want to know why their $100k BMW m5 has jerky shifts.

BMWs ZF8 has a torque converter just for launches almost as a response to SMG hate.

I think Gm/Fords 10 speed has like 4 clutches on a planetary gear system?

Again, in todays market normons who have the money want 'sports' cars but not actually sporty cars. Smooth shifts are key. Fast shifts? Why?.

AMG is smooth and slow but who tracks an AMG? I've literally never seen one show up.
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>pretending the SMG was better than a tradition manual
>inb4 "muh fast shiftz"
Faster doesn't mean better

Post em.
https://youtu.be/LvJDentUO3M
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>>20431112
it makes a huge difference if youre on an imperceptible roll too, less to overcome. theres actually the '1 foot rollout' as well to think about when comparing to stock times.

i'd be interested to see these cars from a 50kmh dig or something instead, less variables.

might give it a try, but i guess you need to wear a gopro or something to film it on a stick shift.
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>>20431123
This V8 is running REALLY de-tuned.

If you compare it to >>20430929 and >>20430938
It should be somewhere between these two, but it's slower than the 9-5 which is some 2-2.5 or whatever liter engine.
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>>20430797
You guys are slow as fuck
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>>20431478
>0-100kmh
>camera pans slightly up, fence alongside road is moving at walking speed
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>>20431722
It's just that wagon wheel effect where a fast moving object appears to slow down.

Imagine if the GM wankel engine wasn't stillborn and in accordance with GM design concepts and we got:
>A twin rotor Corvette
>All of the rotary H-Bodies (Monza, Starfire, Skyhawk)
>A gm sourced rotary AMC Pacer
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>>20431562
Fucking knockoff trips derailing my rotary meme thread
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>>20431592
stupid fucking newfag
>>20431583
obsessed
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>>20431437
>three rotor trans am
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>>20431437
We would be talking about The AMC Pacer being the first revolutionary Detroit economy car and not the K car
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>>20431437
GM's one redeeming quality is that they make good, reliable performance engines. Why would you want them to ruin that with a wanker engine

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Stop my dumb ass from buying a fucking Chevy.

Budget: 26k, preferably less-- much less honestly
Need: Something fuel efficient that can take 15-20k miles a year for the next decade and not bankrupt me at the gas station. My secondary concern is no CVT or turbo with egregious lag or anything that doesn't handle nicely-- not really interested in something that's fun to drive just something that's not completely uninspiring, I'm going to be spending a lifetime in the damn thing.

I've test driven a 2018 Malibu Hybrid and it's got a pretty nice demeanor, handles nicely and responds quickly to the throttle.

I'm looking to test drive a Camry Hybrid soon, I don't know what to expect but it'd have to be a damn sight better to be worth the amount of money it costs over the Chevy.
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>>20429745
Buy an acura
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>>20429745
Buy a ford
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>>20429745
buy a honda civic. best cars around. not even.memeing
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>>20431658
based
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>>20431658
All of them have cvts
Buy a Mazda 3 or 6 op.

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What are the pros and cons of ecu controlled ignition and distributor controlled ignition?
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>>20430321
I'll one up you there anon.

https://youtu.be/H2Y0exPenP0
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>>20431413
Yeah the modern tune ecu is also an app, gg on reading my post. Now go post onsa in dbt
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>>20430137
Used to be and (?still is?) that the crank sensor in a distributor less ignition dont give a fuck if it is the compression or exhaust stroke and, therefore, fires the plugs after every upstroke.
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ECU, the ability to look at a datalog after a run is invaluable.
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Magneto is a best.

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>post car for sale at $13,000
>market seems to dictate around 14-16k for my similar odometer and quality
>will take anything above $11,000

>9k cash now bro
>8k today
>9k cash, this is the best offer you will get
>9k cash
>swap jetski
>swap shit wrx (x2)
>swap BA falcon (x4)

I finally got an offer of $10,000 (pre inspection) but I really dont want to take it, it's already a pretty reasonable asking price

is this standard affair when selling a car?
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>>20431535
You spoke just fine as you dirty talked when I was secretly using your webcam to record you wanking to porn.
I am ready to send the video to all your family members on Facebook and Twitter unless you kindly read me the codes of activated iTunes cards
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>>20431554
first send bobs and vegane
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>>20430441
>written off
if OP is selling with a roadworthy it wasnt written off unless he found the dodgiest cunt ever to write up the RWC
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>>20431698
actually nah even then it wouldnt be possible to get it passed vicroads
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>>20427289
OP it's pretty dodgy to not disclose in the add, but if you're genuinely going to tell someone that it had a crash then your not a total cunt
if you dont tell them, then yeah, youre a cunt

desu though youre right about the price (provided it didnt have a crash and the gearbox isnt totally fucked)

goodluck selling it over a VE SS though, theyre around the same price

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post cars that should never have been born
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>>20431640
I don't get it. It's just gigantic with no rhyme or reason to it.
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>>20431558
I dunno, the first gen has really grown on me since it came out
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>>20431640
>we need a car with lots of cabin space but a tiny trunk
>the car has to only come in old lady colors and has to be symmetric from the side
>oh we also want it to sort of look like a stretch along all three axes beetle but non proportionally
>I gotchu senpai
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>>20431726
>>20431640
Nissan said their target market for that was middle-aged mothers who'd grown used to SUVs and CUVs and who's kids recently went off to college meaning they didn't have to haul kids around anymore.
And thus that garbage Murano CrossCabriolet was born.
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The E36 compact looked so normal, too...

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Title

I'll start: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4lMwvX41uAQ
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>>20429585
Mentally ill.
>>20429593
It comes on the classic hits stations frequently enough to not worry. Not the best thing to listen to but better than OP or the guy below you so far.
>>20429604
NIGGERED
>>20430342
NPC
>>20430413
Homosexual
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAs9HZC9c7Y
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Static X - The Only
Halo - Warthog Run
and most Eurobeat that's been memed to hell and back
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>>20430413
god dam normiecore flakes
sick of those glassy eyed wii me avatard fuckers
.ps not even mad
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Literally says on the website:
>It does not make you cool playing these tracks in your 'banging' sound system in your car really fucking loud at night.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-TabrdWvgo

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Post ur snowy bois
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blue one is mine. had to be towed back home by the hilux like a sled
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Wish it snowed here more. :(
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>>20430417
I didnt even know they made the 300zxs in green, tf? It looks really good
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Do you let girls drive your car?
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No
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I fucking beat women
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>at least my girlfriend's sperm is still active
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why do you actually care who people have sex with? human beings are so fucking stupid it's unbelievable
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>>20431612
MtF + FtM

>people were saying these were gonna be well above MSRP due to dealer inflation like the Civic Type R
>dealers selling them for UNDER MSRP because, low and behold, you never pay full price for a Hyundai

At 24-25k (which is what these are going out the door for) these things are impressive. There's literally no other hot hatch for the price that beats these things.
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>>20431621
Made in Korea

Tech is all German

Wtf is wrong with you

Toyota or Lexus

Kys
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>>20431621
>people were saying these were gonna be well above MSRP due to dealer inflation
Stupid people say stupid stuff

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What do you think about the Opel Manta?
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>>20431117
Tell the story
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>>20430984
ded
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>>20431178
Okay, so most people know that Keyboard Cat is old VHS footage of Fatso the Cat created by a guy named Charlie Schmidt. What that footage was originally used for was the intro to a skit comedy show that Schmidt and his friend Gerry Cook pitched to Comedy Central back in the 90s called Earl's TV Repair (with music by Fatso the Cat).
https://youtu.be/FxC1jtiAQmc
Charlie and Gerry met working at a TV prop & effects studio in Spokane, WA in the 80s. They did motion control photography for commercials, channel bumps, etc. Gerry did the old pinball machine Monday Night Football opening. If you watched American TV in the 80s-90s you've seen something they did. On their off time, they made an independent short film called Only a Buck, in which Charlie played this awkward guy who would come up with all these weird inventions, basically he was playing Gerry. His character drove a beat up blue Manta that was, you guessed it, actually Gerry's Manta (and still his favorite car to date). After they finished it, they rigged up a box van as a camper (picture related) and toured around the country.
https://youtu.be/1sJKf11hT-U
While they were in Los Angeles trying to line up press spots, they were in a traffic jam and spotted Rob Reiner a few cars over, so Gerry shouted "Hey, Meathead!" at him to which he tried to ignore, but Gerry is not to be denied and this lead to a cross traffic shouting match with Rob Reiner.
I know this because I used to work for Gerry. After he got out of TV he ran a small photo studio doing motion control product photography and I was his post-production supervisor for a while.
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>>20431170
The h-body has no European dna besides its pininferina design concept
>TheChevrolet Monzais asubcompact, four-passenger automobile produced byChevroletfor the 1975–1981model years. The Monza is based on theChevrolet Vega, sharing itswheelbase, width and 140-CID (2,300 cc)inline-fourengine. The 1975 Monza 2+2 was designed to accommodate the GM-Wankelrotary engine, but due to mediocre fuel-economy and emissions-compliance issues the engine was cancelled, and a fuel-efficient, 4.3-liter & 5.7-liter V8 engine option was substituted (Wikipedia)

So much for the American education system failing me on late 70s sport compacts, why bring up such Reddit European condescending shit anyway?
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>>20431314
That's a epic story man!
The more you know.

Thanks for sharing it!

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Bedford Rascal
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>>20430351
Needs red mudflaps and outboard lights
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bedforded and rascalpilled
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Can you japcrap do this dindt thibks so1
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>>20431710
>Needs a dolly and ramps to get a fridge onto a ute
That's just embarrassing.
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>>20431710
I saw this porno, its "8 men 1 fridge", right? Also my fucking Cavalier can move a fridge if it can fit through the hatch, and so far at least two have.


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