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Do I have to remove the flex plate/flywheel to disassemble the engine?
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im trying to sell a truck with de-laminating 14in tires
they dont make that size so a set of four new tires is $400
could i buy a set of four used 15in tires on 15in rims for cheaper?
pick n pull tires are $20ea, how much would a ghetto tire shop charge to install, how do i dispose of old tires?
or knock $400 off the price and tell them lets not go on the highway during the test drive....
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>>23250584
post date code
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>>23250593
What's that?
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>>23250594
The DOT registration on the side of the tire
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>>23250605
Pirelli Ice Zero R 205/55/R16

Would this universal alternator work/fit in my car? I just talked to my pops and he said it might be the wrong one but just a guess
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>>23249829
Based
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>>23249815
Yes I know and I filled in my car credentials for it
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Go to rockauto and get the REMY premium remanufactured one for $158.79 not including s/h. And google the 5% discount code. Or just have it rebuilt at a shop for even less.
>remy is good remanufactured quality and you will hate yourself if you cheap out and it breaks again
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>>23249769
How many amps is it rated at?

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I'm prepping to drive across the rocky mountains with my Prado fully loaded with all my belongings. Just did the wheels. What should I do next?
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>>23249847
>will i need 4wd today?
if yes, engage hubs before you set off. you can have them on all the time if you want, many 4x4s doesnt even have locking hubs.
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undercoating is the priority
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>>23249471
Why do you have a photo of Xi Jinping on the side of your car? Are you a commie?
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>>23250628
think it's a wanted poster
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>>23249471
Drain the coolant and fill it with hot water so it doesn’t freeze.

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The re-animated corpse of /CCG/ - Classic Car General

Skinwalker 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.
>Must treat women like shit
>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.
>It's required to use RTV. Ignore the haters.

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>>23248967
>runout
backlash, my bad

Pinion teeth condition, very deeply pitted, however barely broken in. I would expect way more damage considering how badly these bearings were installed.
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>>23225163
>Oof
gb2reddit, this is car board
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>>23249035
you need a new gearset to go with your master overhaul kit. sorry.
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>>23248159
Rust issues? On a bronco? Nonsense!

I got an 88. Kick panels rotted, floor on drivers ide, and two spots in the rear by the tail gait which was also rotted... Also the inner fenders were fucked as well as where they get spot welded.

Over covid I've been slamming away at it though. All fixed just gotta hang the quarters and inner fender wells. I can't wait for it to be over man
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Thoughts on these rims? Nothing fancy, I know

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Are Harleys really that bad? I'm tired of sport bikes and want something different.
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>>23250124
100+hp is pretty easy out of 96 and 103. The 88 takes more work and the 110 is over that from factory. That doesn't include the M8 line and all the potential it has.
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>>23246813
>Indian Scouts
you mean the bike people who secretly wanna ride a harley but don't wanna have their balls broken by their counterculture rice burner friends?
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>>23250353
actually I just got told I have carpal tunnel so wouldn't be a bad idea to do the bars at least
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>>23250370
whp
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>>23250595
Those are typically dyno tuned numbers so yes, whp. Otherwise I'd have said bhp. Those aren't official numbers as HD tends to not put those out.

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I wrecked my SV650 a couple months ago and I want a new bike. Is this a good choice? I want a sportbike that I can take on long trips.
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>>23250413
>implying I'm not riding between shitposting sessions

Hell, half the reason I took a day or two hiatus was because I was ripping up a new local road I found.

I'm just tired of new riders being misinformed and putting the supersports on a pedestal when all experienced riders know they're just not that good for the street and most of the things better about them only matter when trying to race in a very specific rule set. The non-homologated street sport bikes are actually designed for the situations you encounter on the street.
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>>23250333
Nah both are commuter shit and both are slow. Why do you consider faster to be better anyway if you have such a seething hatred for people having fun on their supersports?
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>>23250491
I think I'd be more put off by riding if I jumped on a 600 and had to fight it every step of the way to get it moving with my wrists on fire and my dick turned inside out from the rock hard seat and suspension. I'm not saying other bikes don't have their place, I've said 1000 times a supersport is what you want on the track no question if it's a dedicated track bike, but for a catch-all does-everything-well-bike, the 650 is not just some lame "le beginner bike", it's just a damn good bike. I can't ride anything else without quickly being annoyed by the ergos (supersports or cruisers for opposite reasons), lack of power (actual beginner bikes, though 400~500 can still be fun because they're usually so light and you don't need any reserve when ripping the throttle), too heavy (most non-supersport liter bikes), etc. Like Ryan from Fortnine perfectly put it, it's the Goldilocks engine: just enough power to almost pull the front tire off the ground but not quite so much you have to walk a line between going fast and flipping it, but also dead reliable, economical, and the powerband is so wide you don't have to row the box to keep it moving. It may not be a "passionate" choice as some people like bikes that "scare" them or are just hard parker LARPers that NEED to have the big cc bike or whatever to feel special, but if you just want to ride and want to be able to ride pretty much everywhere doing just about anything, it's the bike to do it with. I think I'd sooner go for a street oriented ADV bike before I'd go into a more purpose-built supersport for street use, there's just too many compromises for advantages that don't exist on the street. I think 650s are just getting that "I hate it because it's too perfect and everyone gets one" problem like the Ninja 400 is in the beginner bike class, but fuck it man, when it's right, it's right, there's really nothing I want more where the tradeoffs wouldn't be enormous.
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>>23250514
Faster accelerating, dumbass, not top speed. Acceleration is fun, top speed runs are dumb and boring.

You can go sit in your corner and seethe and have an inferiority complex, but I'm not budging an inch on the FACT that the 650 twin is a damn good engine and the Ninja 650 is a damn good bike and far better for street riding than a SS 600 and in terms of not just being a bucking bronco it's better than a liter peter, too.
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>>23250542
No doubt people that have no motorsport or motorcycle experience and hop on a 600 are going to suffer and ride like shit. It really is a passion choice to ride them.
They're good bikes and you're right about everything. It's funny though how the middleweight class for non superbikes is the most well-rounded where as the 600 class is the complete opposite and getting a 1000 is typically the better choice of the two

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>pre-2000
>no hairdresser cars
>we like trucks!
>we like Lexus!
Previous thread hit bump limit >>23186043
Post pics and discuss Yotas you own(ed) or wish you owned
Ask for technical advice, but please include year, make, model, chassis code, where you are in the world generally speaking etc
Complain about rust, teach newbs how to wrench, laugh at muh truck engine, and bask in the general greatness that is old school Toyota
We have a sister thread! /lg/ - Lexus General >>23225030
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>>23250191
I see them regularly go for $10k+
$12k is a little on the more expensive side but if it's nice I'd say it's worth it.
Some even sell in the $15-20k range.
Maybe you can talk him down a little bit or just sell the wheels and seats to make some money back.
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>>23250027
Can you find anything with the same lug pattern that can fit on it? I mean it’s toyota I’m sure it shares a disk with at least one other model
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>>23250027
I found a bunch, what year are you looking for etc
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>>23250276
Yeah hell he can keep that stuff, I’ll see what I can do

Real hyped to even find one
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>>23250610
Dude the seats are probably worth a pretty penny, get it all if it's included in the price

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I Pour used oil in my toilet and flush it every 3000 miles
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>>23244861
Based
Gotta get them units somehow
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>>23244861
How do you stop your own tires from getting flats?
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>>23250081
Because they run them all over before he leaves for the day
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>>23245237
BURN RUBBER 4 JESUS BROTHER
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>>23247162
Just turn the car upside down and pour it in through the drain hole.

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I found a clean one and I'm really tempting to jump on it. Please tell me why I should or should not buy it.
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2016 F10 owner here, reliable and comfy
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>>23250210
which one? the diesel i6's seem really fucking good. the s63, particularly before the most recent technical update, was hot fucking garbage. consider watching savagegeese's video on the f10 m5 for the interior and shit
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Great engines except the N63 or S63, where all the early ones guzzled oil and blew up. My personal favorites are the diesels.

Hydraulic steering M-Sports are better to drive than the E60, EPS ones are not.
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>>23250583
OP here, V8 turbo design on these is retarded. Thank you for your input. The car i found is 2016 535.
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OP here
>>23250216
I don’t mind the soft ride.
>>23250309
The one i found is 2016 as well anon
>>23250315
535 anon

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What exactly caused this?

Only the most delusional idiots couldn't see Tesla won around the launch of the model 3 but this was years ago, what has caused the recent increase?
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>>23249926
Hamburg to Nuremberg distance is only 600 km. Thats 1 stop charge in between for Tesla. Maybe 2 for competitors. Between LA to New York is 4500 km. That's ~15 stops atleast with 300 km drive per charge.
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>>23250033
>But poor people have smartphones and 60” flatscreen TVs.
Both of which now cost a fraction of what they did ten years ago even adjusted for inflation. Same is true for electric cars. Model 3 is less than half the cost of what the Roadster was for the same battery size.
Model 2 (or whatever Tesla call it) won't be as massive a price drop, but it will continue the downward trend of battery size relative to the price of the car.
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>>23250063
https://abetterrouteplanner.com/?plan_uuid=9848b731-e024-4ae1-b3db-e702e3f809a7

So you're fairly close with your estimate at least for normal highway speeds. Though given that trip most people are likely to fly, or spend more than one night in a hotel where they can get topped up. Most driving even in the US is less than 50 miles a day on average, and the outliers where people drive farther are still often within the daily range of even a 300 mile EV especially given charging stops for meals.
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>>23250120
State to state driving also exists. Seattle to LA is thousand miles or 1800 km. It's much more common travel in the us. Range anxiety is real for non tesla evs, even tesla cars have some range anxiety in common state to state travels.
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>>23250308
https://abetterrouteplanner.com/?plan_uuid=adbb56c3-f8fe-4a20-be7c-c62bca42930a

Even that is 18 hours of driving with two hours of charging. Most people given a drive that long even in a gas car are going to be stopped longer than that anyway. Especially if they make it two days of nine hours each day, which if you stop at a place with an L2 charger you can use reduces the time you need to spend fast charging.

Tesla really has solved long distance driving at least as long as you're not talking cannonball times that can beat ICE. The weakness really is less cross country driving, and more getting around within a region on a day trip. I live in the midwest and its easier for me to plan a trip to California than it is for me to plan a trip to the little town where my wife's parents live.

There is one other exception to that which is peak demand times, and Tesla has worked on some solutions for that like mobile Superchargers, but other brands are way behind on that.

Are electric cars still a meme?
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if you live on an island, they're great.
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>>23246876
Lies. the plug locks when you lock the doors.
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>>23246876
No you didn't you lying fuck the car locks the charger in place until it's done charging, but keep LARPing you internet tough guy I'm sure someone will believe your drivel
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>>23247066
Just make sure you put an “eat the rich” sticker on it. People below the poverty line can’t afford EVs. The true car of the proletariat is the rusty ancient shitbox.
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>>23246508
Yes, they will continue to be a meme until they can either make batteries that have longer range, charge faster, and don't undo all environmental advantages of electric.
The electric motor will still be the future, not so much the battery.

Why do some countries drive on the left and some countries drive on the right? For those of you who have driven both, do you have a preference?
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>>23245323
Do some right hand drive cars have their manual transmission reversed so the first gear is pull in and up?
Do they have reversed radio controls so the volume knob is closer to the driver?
Do they have reversed wipers?
Is the turn signal stalk on the right side of the wheel?
Is the hood/bonnet opener lever at the driver's side?
Do the backseats split at the other side when folding?
I kinda wanna know.
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>>23249152
JDM cars have wipers and lights opposite of LHD cars. For the same model if you get a UK market RHD Japanese car the wipers and light controls will be the same as LHD cars you find in the us and Europe. Here in RHD Cyprus there are uk market and a ton of JDM shitboxes so you have to be mindful with rentals/unfamiliar cars as the lights and wiper controls vary a lot. The gas cap and hood lever are always mirrored from LHD.

Shifting and clutch are the same direction, no mirroring there. Seats are the same. They often have market specific radios and infotainment, so I'm not sure.
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>>23245323
I like LHD for auto and manual. I like Rhd for column shifters.
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>>23249152
Stalks are reversed on RHD to LHD. Everything else is almost the same, cars with more driver focused dashes like Supra for example will face towards driver position. For JDM front seats if you want them to be in your LHD car, you essentially have to swap the seat rails so your seat controls are not hitting the center console. Transmissions are identical except for ones on automatic that have buttons on the sides. Wipers are the same, hoods the same,

>t. Accidentally bought a JDM stalk and now my wipers are my high beams
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>>23249530
>>23249551
Interesting. You have sated my curiosity. Thanks.

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>>23248286
Praise thy bondo
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What kind of retard shifts lanes during a turn? And fucking 3 lanes at that
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>>23247503
>gapped

Call me when a WRX gaps a Camry.
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>>23250458
benchracers should have their families executed in front of them
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>>23250510
You're in denial.

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I own an electric car. BMW i3. Want to know what its ACTUALLY like to live with one? AMA and I'll give you the real world answers shills wont.
Or let the thread die, whatevs.
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>>23250173
did they try to at least make the interior like other bmws?
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>>23250211
Its more "look at how trendy I am" but it's nice. I got the wood dash. The seats are fantastic. The idrive and radio are bmw for sure. Doors are nice but made of leather and recycled materials woven together. Clam doors are nice too if you need the little bit of extra room.
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Can you put motorcycle tires on it?
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>>23250232
Probably. Would handle like shit though.
>175/55/20
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>>23250173
we had 2 at work, used it a few times. pretty nice for what it is. i only have one question: how can you live with the seats? last trip i had in one i barely made it home and had to take 2 days sick leave because my back got fucked up again. the lumbar support is completely wrong and makes people with existing back problems get worse. im not the only one at work who couldnt drive them.

I am thinking about buying a ram classic, what do you guys think?
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>>23250372
Ain't talker about yer cocker, for the record I like those trucks too. Good platform for u-turning and t-boning
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>>23250377
The Sierra is the patricians choice
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>>23250358
not a bad choice, the new DT rams have blown the fuck out of the competition in pretty much every way, I'd go with with the new style
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>>23250361
kek
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/hankhill/




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