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>pushgod engine
>t56 6 speed
>superior holden interior
>10-20k for 05/06 with ls2
why the fuck dont you own a goat?
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I like them but please stop shilling them, haven't you been making threads every week?
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$20,000 gets you a nice ls3 c6 now
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>>22436897
Because a corvette is better in every measurable way.

I do think the Gto is very unique in the us market and will always hold its value, so if you “need” a “backseat”, and prefer the GTO styling over the vette, nothing wrong with that. Under styled muscle cars like the GTO should be more popular
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Fuck off falcunt
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>>22436897
They have a big price premium, they were released here as Holden monaros. I have a 6L Commodore ss that is based on the 6.0L monaros , same breaks, suspension m, engine and rims

It is pretty shit to be honest

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Was the 968 based or a hunk of shit?
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>3.0l i4
>didn't even use the 16V cylinder head
>still made 310hp and 500Nm of torque
Shame they only built 14 of them.
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>>22436923
>literally don't know shit
Is English your first language?
Are you stupid or do you write like a retard on purpose?
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>>22436905
>Porsche badge
that's about it, its like a 1 series BMW, its for fags.
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>>22437029
Sweet comeback, faggot.
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>>22437046
If i wanted my cum back id be scraping it from your moms tongue.

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>Japanese car fuel tank has 16 drawn on it.
>The measurement is in "Imperial Gallons".
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>>22431989
Imperial Gallons is British though.
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>>22432010
>defeating the most powerful empire to ever exist
It really wasn't at the time, and France did most of the work
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>>22435113

yea I'm back
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>>22435188
Nice bait
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>>22437066
Good. Now fuck off

Brehs...
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reminds me of the 2.0 diesel m-sport bmws here in the UK
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>>22435553
masses want a sporty exterior without the sporty performance (and price tag)
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>>22436030
The v6 in the camry puts out 300 horsepower, that's pretty strong
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>>22436036
still slower than a diesel 3.0 BMW with less horsepower
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>>22436030
>the masses want to play pretend with their lives
I fucking hate normies

Did I do good /o/?
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slow night eh? nobody wants to argue with me
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>>22434626
Best shitboxes ever. Fellow canuck. I bought a 2000 5speed coupe for $400 when I was in high school from a drunk that lost his licence.
Sold the nigger tier subs and amp out of it for $300, and sold the nigger wheels on it for another $300. Drove it for 7 years doing absolutely nothing but maintenance. Had over 500k on it when it was too rusty to bother fixing and I scrapped it for $150.
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>>22434633
fpbp once again
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>>22435426
toronto is an sjw dump.
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>>22436025
>somebody paid you $350 to scrap a car for them
nice

Is this a good/reliable car? Thinking of buying one
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>>22433408
>fix it again tony
>reliable
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>>22435023
>>22435141
if you're not poor, why even buy a jeep that isn't a 4x4 off-roader?
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>>22435023
>durr me pay more for jellybean chink eye fake jeep POORFAG COPE
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>>22435023
You have poor taste though.
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>>22433408
I have a 2019 Cherokee and it's a great vehicle. Pleasant to drive around town, but capable enough to still be a good camping vehicle. I have the limited trim with cold weather package.

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>Make appointment online to look at a specific model of a new car
>Email with a guy to confirm a time to go look at it
>Talk to a guy on the phone yesterday about coming to test drive it
>Get there today
>"Oh uh we sold the only one we had last week. But we have the three grand more expensive model with fuck all added features in stock"
I haven't bought from a dealer in years, are they all fucking like this now?
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>>22435040
Nothing is more reliable than a Japanese car.
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>>22433603
>a bunch of fuccbois want it so the value is artificially high therefore the car is good
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>>22435641
I mean, yes?
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>>22425462
This was brilliant. Thank you for this
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>>22428793
>t. seething ricebox chopnigger

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>airflow controls are only available on the infotainment screen
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>>22437000
The problem is that I'm not controlling a spaceship, if I wanna turn off the AC it's extremely clunky to tap a screen 20 times, old school buttons and levers didn't get old or ugly, but for some reason car manufacturers think otherwise.
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>>22437008
Sounds like you should have bought an older car.
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>>22436998
>>22436393
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>>22437008
Putting a button there costs more than slapping a touch screen in there and doing everything in software.
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I agree OP. I don't own a car with touchscreen HVAC controls and I don't plan on buying one. Just wait until this shit is voice controlled, fuck the future.

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What is the most ghetto fix youve done to your car that has held up perfectly?

>rad cap rubber replaced with the rubber from a keyfob cover
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>>22434944
My centercap on one of my wheels kept shaking around and it wouldn't come out with a suction cup. So I took some q tips and gorilla glue and no more annoying shaking.
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>>22434944
Put a metal clamp around the rear muffler, after the stock mount rotted off, making my muffler scrape the floor.

Drove around like that for 3 months before I mounted a new exhaust.
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A little piece of plastic broke off of my brake pedal which made the brake lights stay on constantly. I pulled a button off my jacket and taped it on there and it's still doing the job a year later.
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i bought a shitbox with jb welded oil pan.
diy polyurethane engine mount
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>radiator fan shroud held on with zip ties
>various methhead tier exhaust fixes which have already been talked about in this thread by others
>etc

I've been guilty of some ghetto shit but always with systems on the car that won't kill or strand me if they fail

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>Buddy at work, 20 years older, going through a midlife crisis
>Says he wants a toy like my Mustang, wants to buy a new mustang.
>wants to trade in his 2.5L Ford Escape for one
>tell him to get the V8, he agrees
>"Yeah my 04 v6 was slow as fuck." he says
>"Well should I get the automatic or the stick?"
>Either one will be fine, preferably stick, but make sure you get that V8
>"Hell yeah brother"
>Sends me a photo of the receipt for his new mustang
>His wife's name is on it
>he doesnt want to answer me if it's a V6 or not
>run the vin number
>it's a V6
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>>22436405

Exactly. If I'm going to drive a stang, it better have enough horses so that when I floor it it spins out of control.

Seriously though, why are there 1000 videos of Mustangs losing control right after they take off, but hardly any Camaro, Challenger, Corvette, etc.? Is it the car or do Mustangs attract morons at a higher rate than most penis extending vehicles?
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>>22436406
Money no object would be an rs200. Totally impractical but group B made a lasting impression, and what 30+yr old car can do 0-60 in 2.1 seconds? Last time I looked we're talking 200k+
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>>22436641
I like your choice. However if I was picking in a similar pool of cars it would be the 037. Same sort of price as well.
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>>22436654
Never appealed to me. But I'd definitely accept a delta integrale if I ever get offered one for free.
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>>22431805
>what is gearing and revs
Horsepower is horsepower, no matter how you accomplish it.

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RIP clearcoat 2003-2020
well it finally happened, my avalon is now on its way to becoming a shitbox looking corolla any day now
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>>22432709
Buff it out you lazy fucking faggot.
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If it makes you feel better that car is a piece of shit out of the gate.
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>>22436902
I didnt think it was so bad
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>>22432709
Go get it painted man
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>>22434447
Tell that to your mom

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>>22436255
It happens to the best of us
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=phrzll4Us9w
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>>22432827
>that black and yellow guy who keeps getting hit
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>>22436262
>wind resistance still too high vs how fast he can break to slow down
Jesus, I guess you have to be going at a relatively low speed with that braking potential to get it to go down.

Is it just me, or why do I feel these cars will be common in the ghetto in the next few years?
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>>22434820
God I dread moving back there
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>>22434916
Ok, I'm a mechanic and a drive a CR-V and a 200SX, what's your point?
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>>22434820
I do plumbing work out in PG County and see a decent amount of black folk driving Stingers and G70s.
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>>22434929
That Hyundai is not only for blacks my dude
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>>22434935
No one said hyundai are only for black people. =_=

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HVAC Controls in Infotainment

How do we stop Manufacturers from having put HVAC controls inside the infotainment system? What part of HVAC is information or entertainment? It's a vital part of a car interior which needs physical human-machine interaction than taking your eyes of the road to control the temperature. It's beyond stupidity to me and many.

Look at how Acura beautifully integrated HVAC controls into the dash without making it stick out like a sore thumb. I mean who even thought the HVAC is a sore thumb sticking out. Fuck Volvo, Tesla and others who are pedaling this trend. Lexus is also partially known to include some HVAC controls in their infotainment. JUST STOP you fucks. Who the fuck asked?!
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>above 4000lbs "sport" cars

>SUV bullshit
>playing with peoples sense of security, especially women

>fake everything exterior because car now need 4 exhaust to look "normal"

>touch screen for basic controls
>seriously endanger the safety of things like turning on lights just for profit

>big brother and standardization of platforms profits without dropping a single price
>being celebrated for that the new models have become only slightly more expensive

>declare the car more and more a disposable product
>at the same time: release things like this monstrosity and advertise it as the cure

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>>22436393
Honda/Acura are terrible at HVAC controls though. Toyota is the only one left with any sense for it.
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>>22436393
>buying any infotainment system ever when you can get a lower trim and use your smartphone with bluetooth or USB
just think about it.
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>>22436705
>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvEAklsAAts
I hate europeans so goddamn much
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>>22436842
>I hate europeans so goddamn much
then you shouldnt be talking to one

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>mfw watching a video on how an auto trans works
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>>22433738
why do unis start with paper drafting when you can draft with SVG? doing drawings by hand is for texture based arts like oil paints and watercolors not for line drawings...
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>>22433587
If you're talking about a planetary hydraulic type and not a DCT they're pretty fascinating.
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>>22434726
I count at least 16 visible gears.
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>>22435722
those cuts are all for weight reduction and space for coolant/oil to flow; nothing really mechanical about the pattern at all.
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>2020
>Gearboxes


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