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What kind of radar detector do you use, /o/?
Bootlickers fuck off
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>>21655457
I just recently bought a shitty Whistler one at walmart for like $50. Most of my commute is in the city though. Thing always fucking goes off though but when I cruise by cops sitting in the corner it's always a different frequency like K or KA or some shit. Everything else is X. What the fuck are the frequencies? Do other people's radar detectors throw the detection off? Does K mean "nigger slow the fuck down police are in the area"?
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>>21656015
If you're in a rural area then you don't need a radar detector in the first place. Can't detect a cop if there's no cops to detect.
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>>21656024
Oooh big strong chad over here with his expensive piece of plastic made in China that he bought from a snake oil salesman
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>>21656061
I don’t actually have one yet, I’m just defending the ideology of not being a little submissive bitch.
Maybe you should get rid of your guns too, because people got scared that other people died where guns were not allowed!
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>>21656056
You say that, but I'd rather have some warning for the odd speedtrap.

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Not really satisfied with my car. Not a car guy. Don't want the hassle of buying a new car and doing payments again

How would you guys suggest I fix my car to look better? 2008 Nissan Altima Coupe. Types of mods. Paints jobs. Interior. Radio (headunit) tires, rim's etc.

Can help me out?
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>>21655250
Sell it, buy a mid to late 90s supercharged Buick Regal, slap a high boost pulley and flexfuel kit on, have it tuned, then laugh your ass off as you slap on every brand new mustang and civic driver in your comfy grandpa sleeper.
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I have a 2.5 CVT as my daily. Owned it since new in 2008. 160k so far - I have done 2 CVT fluid changes and the valve cover gasket. Super fucking reliable car.

I have it lowered on Eibach springs and on G35s wheels (two sets of rears for square 19x8.5 wheels).

Makes it look way better. Pic related.
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>>21655250
>Nissan
>Cosmetic mods
>Tinted windows

Is your name Jamal or Carlos?
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>>21655811
>Owned it since new in 2008. 160k so far Super fucking reliable car.
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>>21655811
I see you're a bay area local, hows it going pablo.

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Hello all, I got this car cheap because water froze in the block and it has about a 2" crack at the front of the block below the header. Do you think a decent braze would hold until summer?
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Get a welder and a grinder and just fill it in like it was a flat position weld

Do you have photos of the Crack?
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>>21647986
yes, a braze can join materials together so close to the weld strenght that it might as well be a weld.
You're propably better off engine swapping it since it might've cracked inside as well.
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>>21649456
>Old RadioShack amp
Haven't seen one of those in a while
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>>21653640
brakes work I had to drive the car about 90 seconds to where it could be parked.

>>21653697
>>21653728
I can but until I can clean it up it would not be helpful. Dude tried to grey silicon over it. I have JB weld?

I have another motor that can go in but was really trying to just sell it to get my money back out of it. I would have to fab a carb mount for it and get a carb.
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>>21656129
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_aeA-XFp5Q

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Need your Vin checked?
Anons will check any vin posted here!
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>>21633838
i just saw this now and wew lad, these niggers were asking 4 grand for the fucking thing and when i asked them about its history they said hehe low miles and new paint and were frozen as statues
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>>21655126
I had a dealer legitimately tell me they were jumping the car next to the one I was looking at; that "my car" was fine. They proceeded to jump the car in front of me--2 minutes later they said it had battery issues.

I showed them my OBDII scanner and they flipped. Avoid the center of any town.
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JTDKN3DU1C1557555

Should be a Prius, please <3
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>>21616196
JT753UF1000049804

Should be an LS400 :)
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>>21652260
Nevermind the cobalt. Eww.

What was your first car? Mine was a 1999 Opel Corsa B with 65hp.
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>>21650878
Its an 01 Blazer
God I'm gonna miss it when I get rid of it. But it is time.
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1994 R33 Skyline GTS
2.5 liter non-turbo
RWD

Fantastic driver's car. Out of this world handling. Couldn't ask for more fun for the money. Would buy again.

Loved it when I bought it 15 years ago. Love it now ... because I still own it.
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>>21650878
1992 C4 Corvette. Don't be fooled by this nice picture, mine was a piece of shit with oxidized paint and 160k miles. On the bright side it was an LT4 with a six speed so it could be worse.
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1986 Mercedes 300E. Bought it from a poor woman (first mistake) for $800 who had bought the car in California instead of flying back east. I was too eager to get a cheap first car and I halfassed the test drive, and it turned out every system on the car was breaking, broken, or "repaired" in the most nigger-rigged fashion. Also that it actually had about 360K miles instead of the 160K on the dash. Had it for two months and my shopping list of replacement parts went over $2K. Around that time the sunroof broke in the open position and I cut bait on the turd and sold it for $400.

On the plus side, by dumping that car I got a great Miata I drove for three years with zero problems.
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>>21650878
2006 Mazdaspeed6, had 140k miles on it and still ran surprisingly fine. All I really did was get new tires, oil changes, and change the battery once. Fun car to drive.

CCG - /Classic Car General/

Nailhead edition

>Cars are considered "classic" at 25 years old, but a vehicle really needs that certain something to be classic.
>Everybody has their own taste, but some tastes are wrong. If you aren't sure if your car is classic or not, it's not.
>American, European, Japanese, or whatever.
>HOWEVER, your Honda Miata doesn't count as a classic yet. 80s+ Hondas are better suited for their own generals as well. Everything else is fair game.
>Post your classic, your work on it, your hackery, and get advice.
>Any and all discussion about classics welcome, but may not necessarily generate responses; don't get butthurt.
>Period correct performance > cosmetics.
>Metal > plastic.
>Classic shitbox > modern shitbox.
>It's required to use RTV. Ignore the haters.
>JBweld can fix almost anything

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>>21654633
Also here's some cheese
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>>21655030
>>21655083
>>21655129
I just have a water bottle full of gasoline, I dump it in the bowl vent to fill the bowl of the carb then dump a slash down the intake, works great
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>>21655907
That's not your project, is it?
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>>21655940
Car snob detected.
gib munee
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>>21655048
Almost fucking done

Post shitty shit like this..
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>>21655316
Kill it with fireee
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>>21651652
haha your car is obsolete because it doesn't have a tesla tablet
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>>21651501
>kilometers
europeans will love it
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>>21655316
Aesthetics are strong with this one

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Is Buick prevented from making cool cars anymore because of GM policy or because of the soulless corporate types that run it?
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nah, its because Buick is built for the chinks only. the only reason they're even in the states is so they can make a few bucks off the old generation while they're still kicking around
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>>21655750
If you google the corporate GM bullshit that killed the GN in the late 80s and changed Buick's identity it's basically the same. Also: China.

And the fact that in 2019 most Buick buyers are middleaged women with that stupid ass cuv being their best seller.
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Policy at GM was that nothing could beat the Corvette.

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>Hey anon, nice Bentley you got there!
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>Hey anon, nice car! That's one of those eyetalian Alpha Romeros isn't it? How's the reliability on those?
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I don't know how common it is in the US but I swear literally half of these in the UK have been rebadged as "Bentleys" and all the uneducated retards think they actually look like one. It's fucking surreal to me.
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>>21655967
I have never seen a white person driving a 300.
Ever.
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>>21655967
bentley squad reporting

>>21656022
i used to see boomers in them but theyre all in avalons and mercs now
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"a 300 ain't no Bentley nigga"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5Cc75ZOq38

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This is a real luxury car, Americans
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If there is one thing good about EVs is that they do not give an excuse to designers to create these god awful front grilles
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Could i cook a steak on that grill?
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>>21655800
ICE cars dont even need them, grills on cars even a decade ago were not even an 1/8 of this size. It's literally there to appeal to bugmen
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Ah the bi-weekly paid genesis shills are here and that means another thread died for this.

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/o/ I am going on a road trip soon. At one point I'll be going through Utah east to west. What's some of the coolest shit I can do off I70 in Utah?

What's the speed limit out there? Can I go 120 in the desert without worrying about cops?
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>>21655810
police state considers going 20 over the speed limit a crime akin to assault, and plenty of cops wanting to flex their badges
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>>21655810
Some people takes risks and some don't. Most of the people that consider cars appliances don't go 120 MPH. Or if the person isn't into speed and just cares about MPG. Not everyone likes the same thing. Yes, I've driven fast like most of /o/, but it's so much better to drive fast on a track. There's no holding back on a track but on public roads you have to have some restraint.
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>>21655863

For me, it's 5 MPH below the speed limit. Gotta save fuel.
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>>21655810
no teenager these days drives anything fast, they’d rather spend the money on an expensive new econobox
t. only senior at my school who has a car above 400bhp
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Its easier to speed in city highways than out in the middle of nowhere. You've been watching too many movies.

When surrounded by infrastructure and walls there are only so many places a cop can come from, if you also check your rearview you can ensure 100% detection of cops. In the middle of nowhere they could be anywhere, even miles and miles away. x100 if there is trees

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WHAT WERE THEY THINKING
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>>21656047
remember those reflective strips? like on a bike with the amber reflectors? that's why, now they don't need to do those anymore with these ugly fucking tail lamps and headlamps. fucking car makers just try to skimp out on everything these days
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but it got rid of the side reflective bits, not the back
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>>21656058

Based Chrysler, bucking the trend
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>>21656069
>someone scrapes your rear bumper
>car constantly bitches about blown bulb
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i can't believe we had steel bumpers on navigators f150s expeditions like less than 20 years ago

Will you buy the mid-engined Veloster?


https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-shows/los-angeles-auto-show/a29860138/hyundai-mid-engine-sports-car-production/
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>>21655953
Well, considering your last car was the last gen - a lot.
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>>21651255
So they're actually building it? Rad.
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>>21655961
could you explain the differences thanks

i deliver food for a living and would make serious considerstions towards an upgraded whip
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>>21651660
Hyundais are proudly made in Alabama
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>>21655970
i guess its supposed to be like a cayman killer or something

What’s really the worst thing about the 240sx? I’m picking it up tomorrow and it’s only a “point a-point b” type of car for me. I’ll probably never go above 85mph and my work is only a 4 minute drive. What are some common problems with this car?
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>>21648757
60k a year.
>OK Boomer
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>>21650521
it's a made up story you autistic brainlet
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>>21643845
porcelli?
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>>21643841
They might be japanese but theyre kinda built like a chevy in the sense that all of the seals fail around 200k miles. One anon mentioned the fender harness, which is important if youre looking at a car that's been lowered. But on a stock s chassis you want to look at:

Solder joints in the window motor relay box often fail but are easily fixed, same for the wiper motor timer and TCU.

KAs all lose their timing chain guides

SRs eat their lifters

CA18s are really stout desu, just make sure the timing belt has been serviced or is at least in good condition

The rubber fuel lines like to crack at the fuel tank and at the motor

Vert s13s were built like shit and have lots of bare steel that eventually rusts away


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Hello /o/

Today marks the end of my w124 Mercedes experience.

Yesterday i changed the glowplugs and it took me over 7 hours, but my efforts were futile.
My mechanic just called me as he took the car in for the yearly check today, the repairs because of rust, broken bearings, broken steering, wheels and much more are too expensive, and i will sell the car for parts.

my Mercedes was with me for nearly exactly 4 years, i travelled all across europe with it and added about 100000 kilometers to the 300000 which were already on the tach.

I will now post pictures of him as a last tribute, only if people are interested of course.
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>>21654567
There was a anon here who said his dad's V8 Touareg has 600k miles. I've seen Phaetons well north of 200k.
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>>21654388
>>21654399
>being this insecure
>actually having to project and prove something on an anonymous site where nobody knows who you are or cares
Holy fuck if some all-knowing being descended and told me I was going to turn into you, I'd hang myself so fast the rope would get neck burn.

Do you eat bananas with a knife and fork, just in case someone thinks you secretly inhale cock?
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>>21649324
>>21654424
Also tried my look with the first one. I hope I'll be able to do so many pictures with my funbox one day too.
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>>21654121
lovely car and beautiful thread anon i'm glad it gave you so many memories

t. fellow w124 owner


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