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I hear talk about bulletproof engines, but who makes the most bulletproof transmissions, for manual and automatic respectively?
Can a transmission even last as long as an engine, given proper maintenance is done at regular intervals?
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>>23466063
My 2018 Accord does
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>>23466051
>shit.
>Do manuals just have the traditional drain and fill plugs?
Some only have fill plugs, you must remove transmission to drain or suck it out like a cheap whore
>It should if it has a dipstick, right?
Manuals don’t have them, dipstick.
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>>23465889
GM's THM350/400, and 4L80e are strong Autos, and the NV3500 is a decent Manual.
Ford had the C3 Transmission and I think that was a tougher one.
Dodge doesn't really do strong Autos but it shared the NV4500 with GM and those are pretty much bombproof with maintenance and a lack of dry asphalt 4WD clutch dumping.

The 4L60e gets a bad rap because owners with a 5.3 Silverado will drive like they're racing a road course with a 24 foot camper and no auxiliary tranny cooler and then leave the already cooked tranny fluid in there past the maintenance interval.

Just follow the maintenance schedules and don't beat on it. That's the general rule of thumb.
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>>23466089
Every car I've had so far has been manual and had a dipstick for the gear oil. Why wouldn't it?
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>>23465889
What’s the tranny they put in those late 2010s v6 accords? Idk if those are “bulletproof” but they feel so god damn good.

/CCG/ - Classic Car General

Rust 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.
>US, Euro, Jap, or whatever.
>HOWEVER, your Honda Miata doesn't count. 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.
>JBweld and RTV can fix anything
>If you see rust there is more.

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>>23468013
REEEEEEEEEEEEEE NOT KLASSIK
throw a turbo on it and let it rip,
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>>23468018
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>>23468012
It still has the Fiat 2.0L DOHC it came with and it's not seized or burnt to shit so the team and I are gonna try and save it. It'd be a shame to throw away the winningest engine in rally history.
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>>23468019
Its over 25 years old, and its Japanese counterpart was featured in a popular TV show. Its classic now.

Also, VRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRMMMMMMM *shift* *shift * *SCCRRRRRRRRRRREEEEEEEEEEEEEE*** *shift* *shift* RRRRRRRRRMMMMRRRRRMRRMRRRRRRRRRRRRRRMMMMMMMM
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>>23468035
make it the winningest engine in lemons history then

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Am I the only one that finds motorbikes made in the last 5 years ugly?

I'm the only one out of my friends and just wanted to see if anyone else feels the same
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>>23467743
>>23467637
Almost forgot the honda cb350, I love the design of this thing.
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>>23467637
Not to mention, try googling how to do a valve clearance check on either one of those plastic nightmares.

At least third worlders appreciate the value of a simple engine that you can maintain yourself.
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>>23467743
>>23467770
>muh soul
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>>23467637
>Am I the only one
stopped reading here. Probably not. There's like 7 billion people on the world.
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Chadfe wins again

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Why are new Audi/bmw/mb cars so goddamn ugly? Are there really people who unironically go into a dealership and pay for these cartoonish cars?
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>>23467582
>bmw and audi have been horrible since 2004
Shit taste
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>>23467503
theyre not being contested, people mindlessly buy them for the badge and shut up about it
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>>23467516
wow that last sentence was the most soulless thing ive ever read
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>>23467733
hes right slavshitter, german cars are garbage
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>>23467536
the fatass kidney grille looks alright when its tucked further into the bumper-grille it seems, the new 3 series proportions look slightly off. perhaps it's the chrome being too thick.

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Apparently this is boring and nothing special? Well shit 6ltr forged incoming non special snowflake! Redline til it dies edition do I go the lq4 or ly6? Can't seem to find a gen iv block or engine cheap (au) wouldn't mind some input
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>>23466189
>5.7s for days
Yeah, I found a 6 liter. Probably has a 4L80 too. Express vans are a good place to look for them since boiracers don't think to. I'll see if it's still there.
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>>23466270
Auctions here in aus are stupid expensive as well the fees are insane
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Yeah honestly it was 6k+ in parts alone to make my own ly6 I might just go this route

>This is a all new parts 403ci stroker sort engine built for boost.
>
>Do you have a turbo or supercharged ls build on your mind? This one if for you.. The alloy blocks are good, but when it comes to high cylinder pressure that boost makes you start to lose reliability, Time to go to the ly6 iron block. this is what you need if you are going for 1000hp at the wheels
>If you want to upgrade any items in this combo please feel free to ask for a quote,
>
>Parts
>
>• Brand new Gm ly6 iron block
>
>• NVE forged 4 inch crank (24 or 58 tooth)
>
>• Forged pistons CP Bullet (dish top)can build any compression ratio you like.
>

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>>23466287
That’s why you need to come to America, you’re government is literally trying to cuck you
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>>23467440
Hopefully you don’t have to pay out the ass to get it shipped to Queensland or wherever you’re from. That short block will be strong enough for what you’re wanting, just reuse whatever parts are still salvageable from the last engine. That 114 lsa cam would be perfect for a centrifugal supercharger

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sam>sem edition

>Motorcycle Silly Questions & Unhelpful Answers
>Motorcycle Tips & Tricks
>Motorcycle Gear & Accessories
>Motorcycle Pics & Webms
>Motorcycle boipucci rating

Make Frens!:
(New map! Email dbtmap3@gmail.com with pic of bike (hosted) and location to be added):
>https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?hl=en&mid=1oTvWWrLIUa0wWsds9QQdGmsYzFVYnyxs&ll=10.205727254849933%2C0&z=2

Useful sites for scrubs:
>https://www.motocap.com.au/
>https://crash.org.au/ratings.php

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Imagine dying because some shitty japscrap brake pad fell apart
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>>23467983
As long as I die riding I don't care all that much what causes it
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AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
The whole front fell off my bike
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>>23467983
that doesn't look up to spec.
Don't be a cheap cunt and change your pads on time.
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>>23468028
I dunno. I run them down to the wear markers, there's usually about 10% left at that point.

I think that's pretty standard practice for brakes

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Sexiest cars I routinely see on the road. I want to buy one, particularly in Lightning Blue.
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>>23451224
>>23453636
I like this look better
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>>23466523
ijdmtoy, comes with 2 different length screws & some people were getting holes in their bumper because they were too long. I reused the factory ones & no problems
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>>23460000
I think it depends on the color, I really don't like the 2018+ in red/grey but Lightning blue and that competition orange looks great imo. Really wish they brought grabber blue back though
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>>23467946
that's why you get it in Black which pretty much hides most of the body lines on any car
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>>23467990
kona blue was my first choice, but got shadow black instead

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Posting some bat finds.
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>>23467612
corvette
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>>23461906
Can people unmolest a Mercedes?
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>>23462523
>city econobox
108HP w/ 735kg / 1620lbs
same 0-100km/h / 0-60mph as the same year Golf II GTI G60
that's like saying that a current year Civic Type R is an econobox. It is not. Yes it has the CITY branding and small size, but no. It's a hot hatch.
Why the price is so high? Because it's rare making it basically a collectors car
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>>23461906
dont like the wheels and grill, but if the hood is actual wood (it isnt) it would be an absolute flex
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>>23459795
>those prices
what in the absolute fuck br/o/s, i just want to own a funny smol jap box without paying the price of a brand new car for it

Which configuration of pickup do you think is better for a half ton that does mostly highway driving and that can tow a single car trailer
I'm looking at 2011-2013 F150s with the 6.2L and some 2015-2017s with the 5.0L. All of them are obviously used with anywhere between 120-150k miles. The newer ones are lighter, and they're both equally about as quick. The 6.2L makes more power and torque but it's offset by the weight, and mpgs are pretty much the same, the 5.0L might get 1-2mpg more. I feel like getting up into these higher mileage ones though, the 6.2L will last longer because 1 it's an overbuilt super duty engine crammed into a half ton, and 2 the people who opted for the more expensive engine option are more likely to have taken better care of it. I see a bunch of 6.2Ls on autotrader with over 200,000 miles, and the trucks I'm looking at, despite being high milers, are the cleanest available. I'd rather spend 20k on a truck that will last 5 or 10 years than 10k on a beater with years of neglect and abuse behind it.
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>>23465676
Bruh you don’t tow shit if you did you’d get a F250
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>>23465642
Extended cabs are an upgrade over a single cab but they're still shit if you plan on carrying people in the back.
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>>23466274
A modern half ton can easily tow as much as an old F250, probably more
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>>23466274
I do tow just not much or often. No enough or often enough to need a superduty. I mean, I'd like to have one for sure but they just cost too much. $20k gets you a very good condition lariat, and a same mileage f250 costs 10k more for a XL.
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>>23466279
Yeah but it's perfect for my girlfriend up front and dog in the back.

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>Type R
or
>Veloster N
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>>23467900
Based
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>>23467799
Fiesta ST
500 Abarth
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>>23467900
nice try kid, now fuck off, this is a discussion for adults
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>>23467980
that's a really good one
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>>23467961
>Fiesta ST
that's heavier
>500 Abarth
It's called Abarth 595, and yes, this one is actually lighter (also quite a bit slower)

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rs_I01noNPM
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>>23467808
I'm from /g/. Who is this and why does he act like Joe Pesci's autistic cousin?
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>>23467827
Some retarded boomer who gives terrible advice to millions of people who don't know better
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>>23467808
The king of /o/

Our leader

whose idea was it to look at the RX7 FD and think to themselves "let's completely disregard the fact that we created the best looking car ever made and make its successor an ugly piece of shit"
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>>23466839
So it failed as a car. Thanks for verifying that.
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>>23466849
It didn't really fail in sales, 60k+ units in 2004.
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why do people hate on rx8?i find it a pretty cool car in general.not better than the 7s but in a vacuum its not bad at all.i quite like the bodywork too and the chassis is proven.an sr20/k20/f20 would elevate the car many times tho
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>>23467919
because the engines shat themselves and were woefully underpowered. No amount of amazing chassis makes up for an engine that shits itself or can barely move the thing along. Unless babied, they shit themselves. So like was pointed out earlier, they completely failed as a car. And the idiot thinking selling 60k units in a year means a car is a success... Lada or some no name chink brand has probably sold twice as many units in a year. Doesn't mean the car is good.
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>>23466820

Apologize
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>>23467819
>>23467797
Don't hate it, but don't really love it either
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>>23467797
factory silver steelies are very basted
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>>23467797
That's just sad
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Imagine it driving off. Barbie's dream car with an ecobewst 4pot sounding like wet farts. jesus tapdancing christ
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>/o/ when it sees a jimny "OMG JAPAN SO KEWL ITA SO SMALL AND SLOW SO QUIRKY"
>/o/ when it sees a Bronco "WTF ITS AN UNDERPOWERED SHITBOX GIRL CAR ITS TOO SMOL"

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I see /o/ quickly forgot about this tremendous failure after hyping it up as not only America's first hypercar, but "DA FASTEST CAR IN DA WURLD", then it got exposed by autists who did it for Koenigsegg for free, then after one hell of a damage control episode it did a second run but SURPRISE - the engine "overheated" and it was only able to go slower than a Veyron from 2005.

What happened? Jerod's checks start to bounce? There's been a startling amount of silence since mid-November.
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Face it
Bait posters should be shot
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>>23467117
A little birdie in the car collector world tells me one of these is going to hit the market this year.
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>>23464847
Real Answer

It was the Konig-fags that vetted this car as a fraud in the first place do to some ridiculous autism, and nobody really cared.
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>>23464139
It's crystal clear what happened. They tried to cheat and they got caught. Not much more to say I guess.
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>>23467199
koenigsegg gemera doesn't have a camshaft

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show me cooler car keys than pic related
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>>23464563
>>23464567
>another boomer vs zoomer thread
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>>23464563
>forget to plug your key in when you get home from work
>battery dies
>can't drive car
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>>23467338
Might actually make you look like a faggot tho
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>>23467387
truth
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