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Just realized that the average car on the road in my town seems to be a 2016/2017 model year car or newer, and that my car (2009) is really old compared to 80% of cars I see in traffic.

Not sure why I ever assumed that car is somewhat newish being a 2009 model year car. Maybe it's because I was thinking of 12 years in human terms and not in terms of the age of a car. I'd almost forgotten than 12 years is definitely on the old side for a conventional passenger car, and it's always been this way. It doesn't help that American consumer attitudes towards cars is "but a brand new one every few years kek"
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>>24444489
lots of professional/executive type professionals here, also cleveland clinic and lots of nursing homes probably contribute.
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>>24444742
I was drunk when I made this post, didn't realize I typed professional twice.
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>>24439055
Have you ever been inside new econobox? It’s one of the least appealing, soul-crushing spaces probably known to man.
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>Anon, how old is the average car on the road where you live?

in my medium sized mexican city is like late 90`s to mid 00`s are like 60% then like late 80`s to late 70`s are like 25% old as fuck 10% new ones 5%, in bigger cities you can see more newer cars then when those car get older they move to poorer parts of the country and they are driven until thay fall apart, but Funny thing the muscle cars are now being restored many young people prefeer to restore old muscle cars that buy an entry new car.
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>>24434970
I'm mildly blown away that my 2010 mazda cx7 is now considered old. This has factory Bluetooth and backup cam too.

How can I buy a cool car being Slavic Europoor?

No drugs and no webcam pls
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marry a rich milf
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>>24445632
Where can I find one?
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>>24445465
Get a job and also make sure to commit tax evasion
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>>24445653
moskow
warsaw
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>>24445465
New question, how to find more art like this?

I like it. This along with the Mkiii Supra are always gonna have a special place in my heart
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>>24444913
Ah yeah, it's that or Shin-Etsu, right? I know from doing research on SW20s, which I pretty much have crossed off as a potential fun weekend project because lol engine bay.
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>>24444913
>Also with the T-tops, if you find that they leak a bit in heavy rain, slather the weather stripping in Vaseline.
Where were you 20 years ago?
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>>24444916
Never tried shin estu, but it looks like good shit
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>>24444921
Works wonders man, and it lasts awhile too
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>>24444848
>>24444852
Can confirm, it's nice to have small hands with either Z but the 31 is much more civilized. There's some repairs that can be a bit annoying though. Some I've come across are the ass-backwards placement of the rear washer pump, if you try to install the washer fluid reservoir with the pump installed then it'll break off the plug on the brake booster housing. If your rear washer pump goes out, fit it to the reservoir, install the reservoir, then plug it in.

The second would have to be the alternator, which is seated directly under the passenger side valve cover. It's a pain to remove if you've only got floor jacks since the entire job is under the car. Besides that, if the valve covers ever fail for any reason, your alternator takes a shit after a very oily bath.

>>24444913
I'll admit, I had not heard about this one. I'll have to give that a try, my driver side top just started leaking last night.

>>24444907
The Miata would be easier to work on, but not by a huge margin. As for room, unless you're excessively tall or overweight you'll fit comfortably in a z31.

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This is a subhuman's car.
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>>24445089
You seem jealous of my glorious 1.6l turbo koup. Do I even know you lmao
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>>24445089
seething busrider
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>>24445089
Post your car OP
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>>24445089
>t. subhuman
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Great content OP.

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>Join faceberg group of hybrid/EV owners. Picture of my ct200h gets me in.
>Mostly women and bugmen comparing hypermile peens and sharing dumb """carhax"""
>All the EV posters are extra smug for not using gasoline.
>Post this pic with the tagline "lol"
>Hybrid owners rush in to gas-guilt me so they can virtue signal to the EV posters.
>Call them bigots.
>Don't even specify anything, but the EV posters hop in to waggle their fingers at the hybrid posters.
>Whole page descends into chaos because all the sides are offended.
>Banned a day later.
Remember /o/. This place is shit but most other places are worse.
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>post on bong boomer forum for my specific model of old British car
>forum still uses VBulletin 3 or something, very comfy
>literally the bong version of “THESE DAMN LIBRALS AND THEIR EEE VVVSSS NOW THIS IS A CAR C:\…”
>some nigel actually posts in blue comic sans all caps for every post
>really nice people though, one obscure issue and some 75 year old will send you 10 paragraphs of everything that might be wrong, even ask for your number to call you
>every week one of them will die or have a stroke and their wife will post from their husbands account to inform the group
>makes me terribly sad as they are so nice and all that irreplaceable knowledge being lost
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>>24444861
There are two sides to this coin. Porsche forums for '80s models are absolute shite, because the clueless boomer was able to afford a fucking Porsche in their 20s. It's the same with old Bang Olufsen stereo equipment, just old wrinkly assholes that say to throw money at the problem, or leave it be, "because it was made that way", completely disregarding possible solutions. Fuck I'm mad.

Youth is a mindset, I suppose.

Bob at Camp Chaos Chronicles on youtube is a pretty based boomer though.
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>>24442449

Kek
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>>24444350
I use it to find subjects that are specific and 4chan could not answer or too specific
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>>24442426
>be riceball fit anon
>fellow loob tek has a seemingly cool eb mustang, manual and bigger turbo
>hey fitanon, wanna join this snapchat gc? just some local friends who are also into cars
>uhh ok lol
>gc consists of another eb mustang on reps, shitcanned is200t, stock velosturd, vip inspired ls400 but on konigs?????, corolla with sti wing + underglow + plastidipped stock wheels, v6 fishmaro with altezza tails, bk1 genesis
>conversations are absolutely caveman tier
>genesis: hey bros should i buy these aodhans or esr's lolol
>learn from my mistake and don't buy reps, you can find used real wheels online for similar prices
>genesis: nah bro i don't understand your hate, just because they aren't rea wheels doesn't mean they're trash *buys rent-a-rim nog wheels a week later*
>v6 fishmaro posts on his snap story "big things coming (three devil emojis)", posts new altezza tails and wrecks in a ditch 2 days later
>corolla bro going on about how he wants to supercharge his car despite the cvt, or somehow 2jz swap it
>is200t wants to cut her springs
>constantly try to convince gc to stop doing bottom of the barrel nigger tier shit
>over time realize that despite my superior tastes, i'm definitely associated with these tards

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I'm buying one, fuck you. The 400Z is gonna be ass anyways.
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>>24445516
It's ok, it's not like Toyota owners cared about quality to begin with. They're your typical badgefags, they could put a Toyota Camry badge on a Ford Fusion and they would still buy it.
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>>24438352
it really grew on me but I can't get over the bmw engine
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I wish I could push a button and instantly ban every bench racer on this board permanently.
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>>24442032
Then buy a silvia. What on earth do toyota or subaru have to do with you wanting an ancient nissan? Jesus Christ. Just how poor are you (and I don't mean only in terms of being mentally deficient)?
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>>24438379
While you're growing up, you might as well skip the gooksoi and buy a real sports sedan with the correct amount of cylinders and a proper transmission.

Good god….today at work, an owner of a 2006 Ford Taurus brought their car in for inspection. The rocker panels were completely rotted out. The subframe was so brittle that I could shoot my index finger clean through the metal. Owner insisted I still try to inspect it and I tell them if I put that on the lift, it’s gonna shatter into pieces. He drove off and guess what happened! His car shut off because apparently the rust was so bad he also had ground issues. THAT was what finally convinced him to junk the car.
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>>24443122
Tfw can't use the lift point because it's not there
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>>24443443
No but it's what I'm used to. It's got air bags and shit. How fucked am I if I get in a collision with them?
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>>24443560
Rocker panels keep the car from collapsing on itself. If you were to get into a crash with rotted out rocker panels, basically you’d get squished potentially. Air bags won’t save you in this scenario.
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>>24445041
The frame & body & reinforcements doesn't do that?
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>>24445301
Dude with the shitbox here. Rocker panels *are* the frame reinforcements between the wheel wells.

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Hey, i lurk biz a lot but came over here due to an interest in cars. Why isnt there an ability to just swap entire shells of cars? Kind of like a plug and play with car doors, seats, shell, etc? Like why couldnt i just 3d print a lambo shell and put it over a toyota engine physically? Im not a faggot who cares too much about authenticity so is it doable?
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>>24445361
>and is not considered "safe" to the current standards of automobile collision.
Looks pretty good to me as far as actual impact capability.

Better than only trusting sheet metal to protect you.
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>>24444812
Cars aren't built as "shells". The chassis of the car is the body. Creating a universal standard would be impossible. Within certain manufacturers, it is possible to drop all the suspension/driveline/etc and more or less bolt it up (Subaru chiefly) but that's not normal and even then it's not a straight job.
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>>24445509
"Sheet metal" is folded, stamped, cast etc and reinforced with crossmembers, it's not a beer can.
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>>24445585
I’m quite aware, I’ll still take a thicker steel ladder beam frame supporting a vehicle that also has sheet metal stamped, cast, and reinforced with crossmembers over just the cheaper non frame supported options.
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>>24445447
Yet, here you are, not contributing shit, just like those retards you're bitching about

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>>24445479
hands that are malnourished cuz yuropoor typed this
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>>24443431
substance abuse.
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>>24445564
all the other fags missed it, this is the primary distinction between rednecks or hillbillies and trash. while a redneck might (or socially must) partake in alcohol and tobacco, white trash are usually into harder shit like meth, and it reflects upon them personally.
you can physically tell the difference usually, white trash are fat or pasty from sitting around inside doing drugs all day, with weak, poorly defined muscles, premature aging from drugs, and sunken eyes. the worst will be covered in scabs all over their face and arms. they are very impatient and rude people even though they have nowhere to be and nothing important to do.
rednecks tend to be tanned from working outside, maybe aged a bit from smoking tobacco, but bright eyed, and incredibly patient people. they might not be book smart but they're very intelligent problem solvers in any task.
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>>24445606
This
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>>24445440
Obese retard.

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Hello /o/ brethren.
Recently, I have been doing an in depth field investigation into the source of the Hyundai shilling.
Risking life and limb, I traveled 8000 km and am currently reporting live from the scene of central Korea.

What I have discovered during the course of my investigation may shock you:
>99% of Korean IPs I have tried have been range banned.

Based on this evidence, it is my belief that the N shilling originates outside of Korea, that it is actually a false flag operation hosted by Japanese motor makers to try to muddy the waters.
Furthermore, I believe new-moot, being the Patriarchal Jap that he is is complicit with this conspiracy, range banning all of Korea to keep them silent against this operation.
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>>24445567
>reporting live from the scene of central Korea
You're in the DMZ?!
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>>24445567
>>24445588
Somebody post the pic.
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>>24445567
>shill nonsense
In the off chance that you're the hot sister of that tubby dictator, post pics.
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>>24445573
Nah I'm actually here, no VPNs used. Tried a few different hard lines, and cycled mobile IPs for a while too, all banned.
I had to give moot $20 just to post my field report

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is downshifting a few times before a red light a bad idea? I like to hear my engine but don't wanna break something. Started driving manual a couple months ago
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>>24434841
There are going to be a lot of people who can't rev match who say it damages your clutch and gear box.
Anyone who has raced a manual car is fairly well practiced in down shifting.
I heel toe basically every stop light and corner I come across.
Am I perfect? no.
Is it about saving brake pads? no
It keeps me in a gear in the power band so I can effectively control the car if the need arises.
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>>24445390

hm. ive rarely thought about it but i think a habit ive picked up is to just begin to brake, gradually applying more pressure the closer i get to needing to stop

the clutch only comes down either through looking at the rev counter and clutch fully depressed when its close to idling or, if i cant really glance at it and need more focus on the road, by listening to the engine when its close to chugging/idling through brake pressure alone

emergency stops i got taught you just brake hard first to kill the speed and get the clutch down after, think in the uk thats what they assess if you have to do an emergency stop on your driving test (or did, i think they may have actually removed that part of the test altogether in a revamp)
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>>24445429
I don't even think about it anymore.
I rev match kick the throttle and downshift to lights.
It starts with trying it once, and once you get it, it becomes the new habit.
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>>24445463
It's a lot of fun learning the nuances of each car.
My CRX, Camaro, RX8 and NASCAR all drive completely differently.
Rotating mass, transmissions, drive configurations, etc
If you aren't having fun, just get an automatic :P
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>>24436413
the 2nd part is how my driving instructor taught me tho

what are some of the least ugly crossovers?
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>>24438206
None of those things are mutually exclusive to crossovers. Now fuck off
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>>24438235
>Q3 is a crossover but Q7 isn't because some arbitrary engine orientation
Lucky for Subaru Forester I guess
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I unironically think Macans are pretty handsome cars
>simple, curvy shape, not overstyled
>no angery heaadlights, no oversized fake grille
>not fuckhueg
>rear end is an hommage to the 928, but with subtle hips
>handles pretty well for what it is, too
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Unironically love the front fascia of the Tucson
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>crossover
>not ugly
choose one
>t.crossover owner and lovet

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Is the Italian tune up legit?? aka 10 for 10, 10 seconds of 10000rpm(bikes)
Will it clear out my valves on a GDI engine? What RPM?
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>>24445274
>Is the Italian tune up legit?
Watch Vice Grip Garage and it'll answer your question
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>>24445546
that's not how thermodynamics work retard
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>>24445555
>lean injun
>big hot
>hardy go melty

How not? Lern2metals kiddo
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>>24445274
it's legit in that you should rev out your engine from time to time yeah. it help clears out gunk buildup. I don't know about the 10 seconds thing exactly, but going all the way to redline from time to time is definitely a good thing to do.
my mom has a diesel she only drives short trips and never revs over like 1800rpm, and she gets problems because of this.
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It's used to blow out carbon deposits from old sports car engines that were grannied their whole life, despite being engineered to be pushed to the limit.

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>>24444356
probably reversed out of a spot and hit another car which was also either parking or coming out of a parking spot? Therefore the blame is shared equally and the car both hit and was hit?
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>>24445184
Saved for later use thanks anon
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>>24445184
there it is

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I get mixed results when I do a blind search online. Could someone who knows more about computers tell me the one or one of the ones that will work? Thank you.




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