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You're driving a Lexus and this shit happens. What do?
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Cuxus are for poorfags
Perfect fat throttle pedal for heel toe
Turn off the engine and let it roll out lmao.
Floor the throttle for a second to unjam it
Put it in neutral and brake

how did cars(especially USDM models) become so fast? I watched a couple of Motorweek reviews last night and every car they brought up could go to 60 in like 7 seconds. I guess this is why burgers complain about the BRZ/GT86 so much? 30 years ago a passanger car would have been considered fast if they could reach 60 mph in under 10 seconds for comparison.

It also feels like displacement is king again since any japanese car(besides an r35) gets shit on by even a basic Mustang GT due to an NA v8 being able to output way more power than even a TT v6. The best exampe of this is the 300ZX vs the 400Z. The 300ZX was one of the fastest cars in its time BTFOing Corvettes and even Ferraris but the new Z car is just unable to do so. Turbos make as much of a difference as it used to. By now that 400Z is underpowered so they will have to make it as cheap as possible as otherwise it just would not be competitive
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>every brz complaint is literally "just get a camaro, even a v6 if you're too fucking poor"
>is this why people don't like the brz?
What's the blue car?
Top Gear is an entertainment show idiot

They admit they dick around, it’s not serious track times.


Rents due cuck
Poltrannie detected

Viper was garbage, deal with it
looks like an m4

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Wagon chads get in here
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Wagons love is always welcome.
Currently in the process of a black interior swap on my touring. Just installed black M3 seats in it. Literally swapped one rail and its good to go
I literally moved my bedroom in mine. Took desks and bedframe apart and my queen mattress could fold in half shoved it all in and was outta there
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Right. Station wagons are one of the best platforms imo. Oh well couple years and ill look into importing an e36 touring. Fucking sexy
Awd, it's draining a bit of my wallet, not fuel efficient but very nice to drive

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Looking at buying a Honda Post here and we'll tell you our elitist opinions

Need help identifying a chassis

Last Thread
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Is 2012 generally a good year for the Accord? I was looking at one with 120k miles as my first manual and I'd like to take it to at least 200k
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Every year is a good year for an Accord, treat it kindly and it will be kind to you in turn
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>tfw 21 car /o/ meet
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should I switch my 04 for a hatch? got a really good one in terms of miles/condition but I can't move up to an SI or RSX yet and I really like the hatch body
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New plan bois. This car will most likely be mine. Just gotta sell my sedan to a friend.

>Belongs to the boss of the car club I hang with
>Fully forged internals B20VTEC turbo EK coupe Si
>Break in miles and final tune done about a month ago

Really all it needs is cosmetic work. Until then I have a fun little sleeper.

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Why haven't (You) learned to weld? If you learned a few skills, you could make mad money and build anything you want. So what's stopping you?
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i have. i made accessories for my motorbike, trailer for it and a tow hitch for my wifes car
I bought a 200 amp stick/tig welder for 200$ used on facebook marketplace. The mosre expensive thing is the argon and regulator. Probably 300 for a small argon tank and fill up then 90 for the regulator. But I don't have a single 220v outlet so I have to use a generator whenever I want to weld
How is harbor freight welding equipment? i want to get into welding but i dont want to spend 5 grand doing it. id like to be able to do little shit on up to being able to do anything for any kind of consumer might need. not looking to go pro.

I was looknig at these particular ones because between the 2 units id get tig/stick arc and mig/flux core arc.

i dont want to waste my money either on something too weak or shitty. will these be able to handle any kind of home/farm/vehicle work i might encounter?


Also i have had it suggested to me that fuck tig mig and flux and get a low end lincoln arc

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I was an aerospace welder.
Went to Boeing for better prospects
Get forced into Boeing Janitorial during Covid
Maybe I should go back to welding
>How is harbor freight welding equipment?
Totally fine
>i want to get into welding but i dont want to spend 5 grand doing it.
Any welder is better than no welder
>id like to be able to do little shit on up to being able to do anything for any kind of consumer might need.
I have their chinkshit mig gun. Works good.
>not looking to go pro.
Too many people make the mistake of thinking they need to be able to weld nuclear pressure vessels to spec. You don't need this. You want to stick two pieces of metal together and have them probably not break. Harbor Freight shit is totally fine for that.

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What is your opinion on the car in the pic? The Smart Car Fortwo?
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I actually kinda like it purely on the basis of how out of place it is in average american traffic, and being RWD. It's pretty awful otherwise, all the other subcompacts would get you only slightly worse MPG's or in some cases, better MPG's while being much more functional and probably cheaper to service
I enjoy driving mine. It’s actually pretty roomy on the inside. Of all the micro cars it has the highest safety rating. Gas mileage is ok but you can get a 4 door Honda/Toyota with the same mpg or better. But the parking - man oh man - you can park anywhere. I pissed a mall cop off one time by parking next to a motorcycle in 1 spot.

Overall I wouldn’t buy mine again. There are better ones out there but I use mine for marketing and people look at it so it has been worth it.
As someone who owns a 451 and loves it, do not buy this unless you can get a 453. Transmission fucking sucks ass fuck.
>The Smart Car Fortwo?
Good for its home market but not in North America, and even then the Euro market has better superminis. It's just not competitive compared to other small cars, and the US is spacious enough that its small size will never actually be useful on a regular basis.

Subaru SVX, what are it‘s flaws?
I know some anons have SVXs, please help.
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Oh no no I meant
Auto only
My folks got one new in 92 it was still in good shape when I borrowed it for a few weeks in 08 I think it was
It's wide and hugs the road like mad but not as fun as what I usually drive
Very distinctive looking vehicle, even nowadays with those windows, people will ask you what it is
If my old man was alive I'd ask him what all got replaced on it and what maintenance was like, I was too young to care at the time
Bet it's a bitch to find parts for
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>what are it‘s flaws?

Really though, they're showing their age and some parts are getting hard to find, although you can almost always improvise something that works. Try to find one that's already had the transmission replaced or rebuilt because they have a very high failure rate.
Also torquing down the cam sprocket bolts without the proper tool sucks. There was also a FWD trim in later years so be aware of that when buying one.
Transmissions weren't very good for handling the power of the six.

yeah but thats a 20 year old car porblem, not a subaru porblem.


the people who end up with them are too poor or undedicated enough to address its flaw oftentimes.

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is it me or are these things perfect?
>good towing capacity
seems like they'd make a great camper van and ofrroad/hunting vehicle
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>muh safety
You absolute faggots have no fucking idea. I drove one of these for years. I once had unprotected sex with an obese black woman who responded to my craigslist casual encounters ad. I've gotten into to road rage fights with face tattooes mexicans. You zoomer pussies, man the fuck up.
forgot pic
What is this bait even supposed to mean
how are those comparible to Stacey plowing into me with her suburban?
>uhhh so what if it's unsafe im a retard
>w-what about the later models?
It's safe to assume that if GM let the model stay the same for decades, they did not give a shit about safety. GM did not give a shit about crash tests until well into the 2010s, and they usually approach safety by just making the biggest fuckhuge vehicle on the market.

Don't expect great things of GM except for a few superstars.

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At what rpm should I shift?
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You're telling me that you can't feel how a motor rumbles or how it shakes the car? Those are real physical things you can feel. You're some sorta numb fool if you think those don't exist. Go drive something with a manual transmission and you'll understand
99 geo metro here, no tach, my first manual, learned to judge when the shift based off of how fast I'm going combined with engine sound. Usually shifting to 2nd at about 15mph, then to 3rd around 25, which is usually my in town cruising gear. It's a 50hp 3 cylinder, doesn't like being in 1st and 2nd for long.
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Of course there's no feel, they don't make em' how they used ta
>shake the car
you have a shitbox?
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>only real niggas remember when your engines didn't have harmonic balances unless it's some communist shitbox that they force their people to drive better cars or else the get sent to gulags in the 80s.


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Everyone online gets such a massive erection over the diesel kawasakis that the USMC used. In fact, its performance is no better than a current model honda cb350:
>top speed about 90 mph
>90-110 mpg
Except the cb350 doesn't need an injection pump, is lighter, makes less smog, and doesn't rely on water cooling.
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>makes less smog
I didn't know anywhere from 10-15 times the smog emissions meant "less". Neat. Glad I learned something today.
filters fail
Fuel filters fail by clogging up, not but suddenly letting sand into the fuel system.
Fuel filters fail. Dirt can get in on a filter change. Filters also wont filter out contaminants like water or gasoline.
.... and your fucking grand idea of having an engine run on used engine oil is going to reduce that's lifespan to all of about 1 month. "Yeah let's feed our pump and injectors fine metallic particles suspended in carbon laden oil. What could go wrong?"

Nissan knows that the GTR, being faster than all American sports cars is not very popular in the states, however with this new McDonald's edition, Nissan hopes to make the GTR as popular as the Corvette and Mustang!
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aren't the japs the ones who wanted him removed. were they the criminals.
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>gorge my self on burgers
>get in my McDonalds Mobile
>arrive at my McManson
>decide i want to play video games while driving my mobility scooter to the door
>turn on my new KFC console
>start playing fast food simulator

sounds fucking awesome
0-60 time set to be measured in duration of x amount of big macs microwaved
This is obviously a cheap joke to make fun of americans and the GTR being faster than the corvette

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Post your favorite concepts or 2020+ Model Year cars that remind you of what you thought a "futuristic" car would look like in the future when you were growing up.
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Love it or hate it really makes me think of what a "supercar" will look like in a few decades will look like. The current supercars already look futuristic enough as is, which makes me wonder what we are going to see in the future.
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I hate it, but I would have no choice but to kneel if Lambo started building and selling them.
that is fuck ugly.
this I like.
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a piece of shit cell phone on wheels isn't a car

Aftermarket armrest edition
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I was talking about the one for the ND in particular
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I personally think TE37 look to stocky (the spokes in particular) for the type of car the Miata is. I think thin spoked wheels look great on it hence my affinity towards the stock BBS wheels, the ZE40s and even the stock Mazda wheels. But if you like TE37s that's great too bud
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>tfw you get shipping info from a .pl web address

The name is gay. The functions is gay, might as well wear a hat with the top down.
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>everyone posting NDs

Curse my shithole fate, i just want a modern car with AC!

Questions That Don't Deserve Their Own Thread

I'm working on my 2000 Nissan Sentra and it just will not start. I had it in the shop four days ago, and verified that it has air and spark. However, I have found something off. My fuel injectors work for the first two cranks of my starter, and then shut off. I am looking through all of the electronics and can't find anything wrong. Already replaced the camshaft sensor. Please help I'm losing my mind
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22 minutes doesn't sound bad at all, my daily commute to university is about an hour and a half each way driving... now that gets old real quick
Ahaha i have actually been walking 1hr 30min one way to work because i didn’t drive and i hate the bus (full of crazy people)

I saw a bunch of articles saying driving 20 min to work is stressful and i thought maybe it has to do with car fumes or something about sitting that long?? I’m probably kind of dumb but i just never really drove except a few short stints

Damn thats a long commute!

Ok thanks guys, I’m gonna get the apartment of my dreams then. and avoid paying out the ass just to be downtown where my work is
>downtown where my work is
i hope youve considered rush hour traffic and parking into your commute time.
No worries I have considered it, my work will be downtown in texas (can you even really call it downtown) i mean there’s no way it’s gonna be worse than san francisco where i currently live
alright, sounds good.

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Forgotten classics thread.

They may not be high powered or very glamorous, but they sure got a lot of nostalgia.
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That's a sonett II. Still very rare and very cool but not nearly as rare as the Sonett I (Only 2 exist in the US and funnily enough one of the two is owned by GM).
The car on the right looks like a Wartburg.
>Yugos were god awful even when new.
So was the Chevette, but people get their dicks so goddamn hard over the nostalgia. The Chevette and Yugo are literally the same car. Same power, same build quality, same cheapness, pretty much everything is the same.
My great aunt had an aerostar when she lived in new hampshire, when it died my dad found her a new one and we drove it up from Florida. Then my dad got one and ended up giving it to her after driving it for a while because she moved to Florida and her second one died. Good vans.
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I saw a 356 in traffic a couple months ago, then my dad saw it at a mechanic.

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