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Pic related title means
>Foolproof Tip To park the car, even Women can do it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xifvTCfvaS4

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Gentlemen, a short view back to the past. Thirty years ago, Niki Lauda told us ‘take a monkey, place him into the cockpit and he is able to drive the car.’ Thirty years later, Sebastian told us ‘I had to start my car like a computer, it’s very complicated.’ And Nico Rosberg said that during the race – I don’t remember what race - he pressed the wrong button on the wheel. Question for you both: is Formula One driving today too complicated with twenty and more buttons on the wheel, are you too much under effort, under pressure? What are your wishes for the future concerning the technical programme during the race? Less buttons, more? Or less and more communication with your engineers?
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>>22616792
yeah but they drive basic bitch shitboxes on steroids, not cool cars
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>>22616846
>old car good, new car bad
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>>22616870
yes.
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>>22616870
>sedan
cool
>crap back
gay as fuck
simple as
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>>22613891
>Niki Lauda told us 'take a monkey, place him into the cockpit and he is able to drive the car.'
He was right.

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What weird quirks and cool features does your shitbox have?
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Lets make this better, OP.
GUESS the car based on the quirks and the features. (You think too small!)

>Thermostat-style AC
>Seat Memory
>Heated Seats
>Door relocks after five minutes if unlocked and the car is off
>Trunk button lockout in the glove compartment for some reason
>plastic cover over the cabin air filter. You either cut through it or... remove the entire dash. I cut through it.
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>Asymmetrical side mirrors
>One windshield-wiper instead of two
>Small useless sun-visor on top of the rear view mirror
>When you open the door there is a "fasten your seat-belt light" that flashes few times.
>Car has 4 air-vents 2 in the middle and one on each side, cool air only comes from the middle ones and hot air only on the side ones
>There is a button to lower the headrests of rear seats (For what purpose?)
>There is a "missing" tail light bulb in the passenger's side
>You can open the hood all the way up but only if you fuck around with small thinges requiring you to walk around the other side of the car at least once to get both of them in the open position
>Pneumatic central locking system that is guaranteed to fuck up sometimes.
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>>22617952
My jeep can break ground straps at random forcing all the current in the vehicle through the shitty little copper braid that's for radio noise supression and get it glowing red hot
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double sided speedometer
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>>22617981
Prius

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What percentage of /o/ can actually drive a manual car?
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Me. But lm not an american'tdrive.
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does motorcycle count?
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>>22611835
If you've been trying to learn to drive a manual for two years, can't do it and want to know why: It's because you're stupid. A man has to know his limits.

>>22612028
Long haul in MT is virtually no different than AT. It's short but heavy commute traffic that makes the difference.
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>>22611502
i can, just dont own one
that will change soon tho
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>>22611625
I learned in a car with a fucked up master clutch cylinder, had like 3 cm of play on the clutch. You'll be fine.

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Is it true that nokian has the best winter tires?
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>>22614809
that's a cute car, anon, ngl
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>>22617330
>Winter tires
>Summer tires

Want to know how i know you drive a black frs
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>>22617515
And you'd be wrong. Just like you were about the treads. Batting 2 for 0 - try another swing.
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>>22611337
I put studded nokians on my Challenger and went from whiteknuckling neighborhood grocery trips in Edmonton to drive-by dabbing on no-studs stranded in ice rink intersections.

The wheel noise is fucking deafening though.
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>>22612893
When sideroads look like this on your morning commute you kinda need snow tires

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Thoughts on the Toyota Solara? I'm thinking about getting one for a daily driver. Is $7K for a clean, boomer owned late model with 100K miles a good price?
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>>22614927
get a volvo C70 anon
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>fwd
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>>22617912
Can't find one in manual ._.
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>>22614927
Only if it's V6
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>>22614927
i love the clean look of these. if it's a stick go for it.

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Good fucking luck.
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LFA
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You're a Communist heathen if you hate this thing.
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fiat uno turbo because thats a car only used in my country
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These cars are a rarity: after four years, production was terminated due to the 2008 economic downturn. How can you hate a summertime convertible as sleek as this?
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>>22616665
>not the OG

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What's the most pussy that you can get for under $20k?
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>>22610553
>>dog food will cost you 20k alone assuming it lives 15 years
lol wtf, i spend less than half of that on my food, are you retarded
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>>22614070
Everyone with a soul loves dogs, especially german shepherds
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>>22607532
Most girls will fuck you if you offer $500 strait cash
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>>22607535
Right? Just rape them
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>>22609187
Dogs are filthy, they eat their own shit and their owners will let them lick their mouths
When dogs lick your face theyre trying to induce vomit, which they eat by the way (their own vomit)

Drop in motor and trans

>starts on first try
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>>22615546
>supposed to be interference
Yeah, my dodge 4.7 was supposed to be interference too, it isn't. Had to argue with the machine shop when I was having my head's decked, spec says no more than two thou which is fucking retarded.
>Chrysler
>do not believe his lies
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>>22615949
soon to be 0.3 liters bigger and have carbie(s)
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>>22615960
nah I pulled it to change the clutch and upgrade
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>motor knocking
>rebuild bottom end with new crank and conrod bearings
>anus clenched with the force of 1000 first nights in prison on start up
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>>22615153
>drop in motor and trans
>starts first try
>throws timing chain 40 miles later
Fuck me, I knew the crank was a piece of shit but hoped I could get another month out of it

hey /o/, just got myself a nice new ecoshit mustang, what do I do with it first
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>>22616947
should have been named the ecoCOPE instead fukkin poorfags
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>>22617497
lmao this
only braindead subhumans drive non v8 rustangs
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>>22612354
Now imagine a supercharger on an engine with half the displacement.
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>>22614009
Does the thought of it make you seethe so hard you bring it up randomly?
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>>22617497
>>22617545
V6 Mustangs have always been fun to drive :)

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You guys change your own oil...right?
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>>22615822
>crank engine while adding oil
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>>22612580
How low is your car that you need ramps to change your oil?
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>>22613647
This. Plus, the mechanic buys his oil in bulk. By the time I pay for my own, it isn't worth jacking up my car to change my oil. I've done it, but after thinking about it a bit; quickly found it pointless
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>>22615708
I just leave my car at the dealership and go to work since the dealership is downtown relatively close to my office. Saves me at least $18 in parking.
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>>22617847
First decent answer I have seen in an oil thread. But you still face the monkey problem.

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>tfw have to wait until August 15th to even SCHEDULE my behind the wheel license test for a Class C driver's license.
Any other DMV's fucked around the country? This one is in CA

what's the point of 3/8 ratchets?
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>>22616176
>he didnt use impact sockets for his wrenches, especially higher torque applications

lol noooob
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>>22612888
Its the normalfag filter to waste the money of sôicucks who think theyre only gonna need one drive size to do everything but really its too big for small shit where you need 1/4 drive and too flimsy for normal shit that needs 1/2 inch
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>>22612888
Opening transmission and differential fill plugs, apparently.
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>>22616969
>he doesn't use standard sockets on his impact because fuck it
fag
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>>22612888
>what's the point of 3/8 ratchets?
To drive 3/8 sockets.
You stupid or something?

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Hi guys!! If you had to make a choice between '01 prelude with a lot of aftermarket parts and 300,000km mileage for $ 4000 and a new lada for $10000 then what would you choose if you were in my place?
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>>22617109
lada?
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>>22617248
I mean you buy the lada. why would you buy that prelude for over $2000k in any currency
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>>22617252
Because if you are a car enthusiast it's always
old jdm > new shitbox
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old shitbox vs new shitbox
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>>22617269
old lada shitbox

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I want an oldschool Japanese turbodiesel 4x4 for offroading + camping in. Should I get a 1992 Mitsubishi Delica L300 (next pic) with a 2.6L intercooled 4D56 or a 1991 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado (pic related) with a 2.4L non-intercooled 2L-T (to which I will probably have to add an intercooler)? I will also be driving in the winter, so in both cases I'd need to worry about a block heater and something to protect against rust. I think I can get such a Delica for around $5-7k and the Cruiser for around $6-8k.
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>>22616996
Yeah the point I was getting at is 1HZ's can't reliably make enough power to bother their cranks for the same reason L's don't, ~22:1 with weak pistons mean even making 50% more than standard which is barely more than a 1HD they're well on their way to blowby town. Having said that, sure you can shock a 1HZ crank to death within the first few days of operation before the pistons give up with a tard tune.
I remember the 1HD's as factory built had shit bearings and lots of people got them changed under warranty but they're generally ok once theyve got aftermarket bearings and the FT never really suffered the same problem despite making more power. DESU I can't even remember the last time I dynoed a 1HD-T or FT which had less than 400k on the clock, people that own them have a lot of love for them.
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>>22616996
I am from russia so the mileage is not very relevant here as people always mess with odometers. A friend had his kzn185 Surf with real 100k km mileage and drove for 6 or 7 years and somewhere at 250 - 300k the turbine gave up and shitted up everything with oil. And i know damn well he babied his car. Overall buying used 1kz from the man you don't know is a big gamble with chances not looking good.
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>>22617001
Same engine yes, same tune, no. The Prado's on average make about 40nm more on the dyno but with not a lot more peak power so they end up with a pretty humpy torque curve.
Same deal with the 1KD, same turbo even but they're rated at least 50nm higher depending on the year and the VNT stop position on the turbo is tighter.
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>>22617017
>Yeah the point I was getting at is 1HZ's can't reliably make enough power to bother their cranks
Yeah, that's fair enough. Combustion temperature usually gets in the way before combustion pressure to be an issue.
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>>22616445
Isn't that an HZJ77 though? I thought the 3.0 litre Prado would have the same headlights as the 2.4 litre Prado??


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