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I’m 24 and want to buy my first car.
I live in the balkans, but my family is doing well, and I earn more than twice the average wage in the city I’m currently living in.
I work in IT, and currently have €14k saved up, and buy the end of this year I’ll have more than €20k.
Our family has a few shitboxes that we use to commute everyday.
This car that I want to buy for myself won’t really be a daily commuter, more like a weekend/occasional commuter.
From what I understood, the budget for a car should be my wage times 6 (half a year of waging), which is around €9k (~$10600).
Which car would you recommend me to buy?
I’d like an executive sedan, or an SUV, but I’m open to suggestions.
I’d prefer a european car, as parts should be easily and readily available, but I wont say no to a car I like…
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>>24446258
Consider a Volvo with T5 or 2.5T drivetrain, it's really a 2.4 liter engine and makes good torque quickly. Won't get more comfortable seats than that, either.
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>>24446594
>>24446615
that pic you posted… one can dream to own such a beauty
>>24446711
>>24446720
I’m considering these.
Was also thinking about a Superb III in a year when prices will drop a bit and I’ll have a little more cash to spend.
>>24446530
>>24446623
Kek
>>24446528
It’s 10k total, for now
>>24446519
For SUVs I was thinking at mk2 sportage fl or an xtrail. Wish I could afford a nicer Q5
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Uzmi golf dvicu kao i svaka druga seljacina ovdje, boli te kurac
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Any six-cylinder E90 BMW, maybe. Definitely in your price range, very nice to drive and good interior depending on which one you get, and maintenance isn't too expensive or complicated in Europe.
They have 3 liter engines, though. But, shit, if I can afford it without a job, you can afford it for sure.
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I'm in a very similar situation except I would use it to drive at least 30 minutes everyday. R8 my shortlist:

Opel Insignia 2008-13
Saab 9-3 2002-14
Lancia Delta 2008-14
Alfa Romeo 156 Crosswagon Q4

is this some new hipster trend? how the fuck do they keep that clean?
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They park in a garage
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>>24445768
that’s pakiwear look for the stolen children in the back
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>>24445768
They use a washing machine. Something you should try doing
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>>24445768
>how the fuck do they keep that clean?
As long as there isn't a rain, it will be fine with a gentle cycle wash once per month to get rid of atmospheric grime buildup. And an occasional vacuuming to pull out dust that obscures the look. If it were on my SUV, I'd swap it out for the Honda logo cover when the weather is rainy or the roads are muddy, and swap it back once the weather is sunny again.
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>>24446227
>look for the stolen children in the back
pakis are white now?

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>>24445154
>>24445156
wtf?
That car is running times comparable to pic related which is a purpous built drag car?
How?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6vQgRqNmdg

Just a reminder to wear a seatbelt and never do donuts
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>>24445936
t. Subhuman retard
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>>24446640
>hating property rights
>on /o/
Yes, my car is my property, I can part it, I can destroy it, and I can sell it for scrap if I want to. You'd feel the same way if you actually owned a car. Now get out. >>>/n/
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>>24445620
>farmer tills field
>it's as if nothing ever happened
Absolutely stay the fuck off strangers' fields, but it doesn't do any significant damage unless you hit the same spot so much you dig a big dip into the field with your tires. The little ruts disappear in one pass of the disk.
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>>24446640
its amazing how butthurt some people are.
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>>24446640
still not your trucks :^)

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Who keeps making these threads about obscure nissans sold in third world countries?

For the last time, I don’t live in Mexico, and I don’t hate myself enough to drive a Nissan.
Next

I’ll start
>spray tinted tail lights
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>>24446381
I'm seconding that and wanna extend that to wider wheels. You are dealing with more unsprung weight and roll resistance, shittier rain handling and so on for that one occasion where you find yourself in a endurance race. I think people are way underplaying the cons for wide tires and wheels under the wrong assumption, that adding width equals adding grip, which is blatantly wrong.
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>>24446522
>that adding width equals adding grip
the nuance here is sometimes it is done for big brake kits, or to enable you to go wider and softer leading to more grip without sacrificing tire life. But most go to a larger wheel then put the same line of tire they'd have on the stock rims.
As for unsprung weight, I understand the math behind it, have tried some suspension tuning myself, have tried from shops that 'supposedly' know how to do it, but it always felt either worse or no change at all even without bringing in the cost. Only exception to this for me has been swaybars where I can easily feel the difference.
tldr looks mostly, doesn't do much of anything unless track vehicle, and even then you'd sooner be stripping the interior than adding wheels in my opinion.
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>>24443906
take a load of this try hard faggot
post car bread on hood
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>>24446579
You don't have to try and justify it before me, you do you and I don't give a shit, but you sure as hell won't convince me that it's not the most fucking autistic poser shit ever.
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>>24439519
Greetings Patel

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Previous thread: >>24402033

>List of Vendors and Social Media
https://pastebin.com/AGc66Z8j
https://markdownshare.com/view/b5abadcc-c0fb-473e-a34d-f27c0921865d
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1eBPgojI3dQdJ08fImjWWIHOuaEWR3TU0SAeTFxkRtqs/edit#gid=989484789

>/osg/ FAQ
http://pastebin.com/vaEgettv

>What is this thread for?
A thread to discuss, post, create, and review anything related to Automotive Decals and Stickers

>Currently looking for:
Idea Guys (Come up with Sticker Ideas, /o/ club names, etc.)

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any subtle 4chan stickers
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>>24446753
I'm hoping that's the joke, that the ticker is making fun of him...but Poe's Law concerns me...
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>>24446749
I would blame moeblob shows, but that wouldn't stop their downward spiral to insanity.

>>24446764
https://stickywhitestuff.bigcartel.com/product/if-only-you-knew
https://desuprint.moe/product/clown-world/
https://nezumiracing.bigcartel.com/product/no-gf
https://www.oworacingco.com/product/o-badge-of-shame
Found a few, I know there's more to be found.
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>>24446796
sorry, meant for >>24446759
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>>24446759
the first taiyo slaps had some 4chan references
not stickers, slaps tho

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ITT: car designs ahead of their time
>unveiled in 1995
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>>24444980
>>24445231
>>24445266
It looks like a literal pig
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>>24445223
It looks like something Razer, or Gillette would design, same goes for the current Civic and every other Lexus. Interior is nice though.
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>>24445198
That’s why they killed Saab. Was way ahead everyone else in the market
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>>24434727
Yeah a gay car before being gay was hip

I don't get it
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>people complain all cars look the same
>mfg does something a little different
>I don't get it
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>>24446828
They all do that
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LED headlights are quite complicated
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>>24446797

it's a headlight. when you turn the car on, light emits from that
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It's just the mark of Zorro.
He was in the cubicle when that was modeled in CAD.

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Unironically, I want to start reading more about cars: different models by year, why some are historical while others aren't, etc. Any suggestions? Coming as an F1 fan if it matters
new
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just find a car you like and research the piss out of it. I know someone who did that with z31 300zx, and I did it with XV10 Camrys, and a few other vehicles

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Post your favourite Citroëns if so. mine's the Citroën C4 from 2004.
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>>24445534
? of all the interesting cars citroen has made you chose a fucking c4. I understand you probably have/had one, but that is as boring as it gets.
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>>24445640
I know, but I can't opinate on cars I've never driven
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>>24445640
if I had to choose one of the cars I did never drive, I'll probably choose a DS or ID. they look so futuristic!!
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>>24445534
their current lineup is utter shit
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>>24445534
I actually just recently bought a 2005 C4 Coupe.
French cars have a terrible reputation in my country, so the second hand market is 50/50 "should just be written off" and "enthusiast owned vehicle which is cheaper than all contemporary vehicles due to the reputation it doesn't really deserve"

It's not very exciting, but I like it.

>google rusty lexus
>barely anything
>google rusty mercedes / bmw / audi
>1 zillion images
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>>24445693
>cherry picking this hard

There are way more rusty is200/300’s than mercedes EQS.
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>>24445703
Probably not actually kek
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Someone google rusty Mazda, some of the most cursed car images ever laid eyes upon by man
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>>24445607
They did and they were terrible
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WetM88kOkAM
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>google melting dashboards
>literally all search results are toyota/lexus

What did they mean by this

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>check catalogs and see no s2k breads
Lets fix that let's talk about the greatest roadster ever made better than any other car /o/ shills. How are you s2k bros doing?
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>>24443605
With that logic Chevy Chevettes will be collectors items and not pieces of shit because it wad the first time GM tried to do something different...
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>>24439791
I really want one, but I'm not about to pay brand new toyobaru prices for one. I looked for one for the better part of six months, ended up buying a 9th gen SI and a cbr600rr for less than the cost of one.
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>>24439791
overrated, the car
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>>24445743
Adding to this, I found Elise's for about the same/marginally more than the s2k's.
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>>24445764
Stop using the price as an argument when /o/ says $30K 80s MR2s are justified with sub 100 hp because "muh lore"

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Why do Americans call their utes "Trucks?
Are they poofta faggots who want to play pretend truck driver without getting a truck license?
Their "Trucks" are not trucks, pic related is a truck.
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>>24445277
This is good cause for breaking the principal defense act between America and Australia.
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>>24445045
If you weren't an idiot then you'd know a "truck" is any vehicle designed to transport cargo or passengers. Legally speaking, everything except motorcycles and roadsters are trucks.
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>>24445217
That's the same word though just spelled differently because it's a different language. We don't call them a different word.
Japanese invented sushi, we call it sushi, we just don't write it as 寿司
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Truck is short for 'pickup truck', you drooling retard
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>>24445244
>kenworth
>Australian

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You must post ITT if you have an EV or PHEV.

Pic semi-related: 2013 Chevrolet Volt. Not mine but looks just like it.
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>>24442069
>Doug demuro

Go back
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I have a M3LR, and I love driving it, but all the stories about houses burning down because of overnight charging catching EVs on fire makes me scared as hell.
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>>24442320
Chances are he's driven more cars than you.
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>>24442507
I thought that was just the Bolt and Kona EV with LG batteries?
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