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>>24392068
>>24394448
it's just an ad you pair of dickbags.
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>>24392025
>.tr
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>>24392025
And now their most selling models are FWD
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Somewhere West Of Laramie is considered the first car ad to 'sell the sizzle', rather than the product.

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Do white cars turn yellowish after a while?
Or is it just a stock colour?
I see many older car's that look like this:
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>>24393936
>>24393944
Taxis in my country don't have a specific colour
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>>24393913
UV damage from parking outdoors.
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>>24393949
Doesn't matter, the beige Mercedes you see around are old taxis imported from germany. It's one of the ways you can tell you live in a shithole
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>>24393913
It's plaque build up, you need to brush your car 2wice daily or else it'll begin yellowing or worse developing rust.
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>>24394649
I just want you to know I appreciate this post.

Is this the new Grand Marquis?
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>Yea.
niggers really think they’re doing big shit in a front wheel drive Mercedes
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No, Avalon/ES is the ultimate in retireemobiles.
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no its the es and he avalon
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>>24394360
No, I believe that would be the Lexus ES series or the Toyota Avalon.
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My es350 is the ultimate eldery vehicle, potholes don't exist

Based or cringe?
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No. Now this? This is based.
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Elevation Chads.
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>>24395576
god i love me some man tt
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>>24395542
Season pass is 2200€ with unlimited laps.
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>>24395649
To almost anyone who seethes so much at people with disposable income, 2200 yuros is probably a fortune.
>>24395542
Get a real job, loser.

What’s up with the new Tahoe/Suburban/Yukon/Escalade rear independent suspension?? I saw one today and the suspension bits are a few inches off the ground. Looks like junk compared.
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>>24394888
Towing, kinda obvious you would want the handling and capability of a solid rear axle when you buy a TRUCK based SUV??

Not to mention better serviceability, better flexibility when you leave the pavement, able to handle much greater loads both static and dynamic, big aftermarket, better tire wear, less parts to fail and therefore cheaper to own long term, easier to service, and capable of being lifted and off-roaded when needs require such.
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>>24394912
Four wheel independent performs better offroad as well, militaries have been doing it for decades
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>>24394946
4 wheel independent performs better at high speeds off-road, not in cases where load is required, and not in cases where uneven terrain wouldn’t allow a wheel to leave the ground - ie the majority of off-roading for Americans.

Also if we’re talking off-roading, independent suspension (particularly the rear suspension on attached Tahoe) isn’t upgradable like solid axles so many independent systems cannot go bigger than 33s which is quite the hindrance when everyone else is running 37s.
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>>24394912
The new Tahoe has a higher tow rating than the old one
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>>24394946
Holy shit you’re dumb

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Just fell after practicing going knee down on my bike. Messed up my new riding shoes I got yesterday and ripped my pants. :^(
It's my fault for not investing in knee pads though. Good news is I'm all good and I now know why my body wasn't allowing me to turn in just a little harder.
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>>24395150
why the fuck would you practice going knee down in flimsy pants? street rossis are the dumbest niggers on two wheels.
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>>24395375
>why the fuck would you practice going knee down in flimsy pants
How else am I gonna learn if I don't practice? I already admitted my stupidity and knew the risks beforehand. I'm gonna buy some knee pads and new gloves tomorrow though.
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>>24395541
>How else am I gonna learn if I don't practice?
Well there are plenty of ways you can practice knee down first, before going straight for the road and endangering yourself. Pic unrelated
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>>24395150
>knee down without knee sliders
brainlet
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>>24395553
>before going straight for the road and endangering yourself
It happened in a large and empty parking lot.

Why are cars still made of steel rather than aluminum?
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>>24386258
Bullshit, do you not see the wings flapping the entire flight? You really think a little bit of internal pressure (which is actually an equalization pressure anyway) compares to forcefully cycling the wings?
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>>24387854
(You)
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>>24394731
>>24393428
>newfags
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>>24386307
>assmad gm fangirl spotted
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>>24394725
He's right. Constantly pressurizing and depressurizing is why short-haul planes wear out faster then planes that fly long-haul. Also the cracks could be lessened if they strengthen the body but it makes more economical sense not to

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I am considering staging my car
Stage 1 maybe up to 2
2.0 TDI 140HP not that it matters that much but I wanna know if you guys have any experiences with this?
Should I or is it really gonna fuck my ship up?
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>>24395291
>Bruh im staging my dailyyyy and doing some heckin deletes and custom leds.

Zoomer cringe.
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>>24395371
I don't see anything wrong with that?
I am doing that to my daily because I don't ever plan on getting a new one since this one fits all my needs
Might as well make it as good as it can get
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>>24395389
Just keep it to a basic remap mate and make sure your brake and suspension components are in shape. Don't bother upgrading the intercooler or messing with suspension and mounts, stuff like that can drastically alter the car. Keep it to a simple, fairly conservative remap and you'll get good gains.
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>>24395464
Absolutely
I used to be all about the crazy stuff when I first became a driver but now I just wanna be able to overtake as fast as I can haha
Nothing too fancy just like you said
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>>24395206
go for it, go all in, im not joking diesels beg to be tuned just dont use the cheapest kits best if its tuned on rollers.
but keep a savings account for when that high pressure pump fails, its a costly repair and happends just as likely on stock tune.

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/g/ here, recently sold my piece of software to some American haulage company, what colour should I order my I4 M50 in?
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An electric BMW/Merc/Tesla is the ultimate status symbol because not only can you afford a 50k+ it means you also own a home otherwise you wouldn't be able to charge it. When a whore is trying to decide who she will fuck that night the guy in the 4-series or the guy in the luxury electric car most of the time she will pick the guy in the 60k-70k EV. Because not only does he own a nice expensive car he also owns a home. And a nice home in a good expensive area is the biggest status symbol you can get.
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>>24395504
>When a whore is trying to decide who she will fuck that night the guy in the 4-series or the guy in the luxury electric car most of the time she will pick the guy in the 60k-70k EV.
Whores don’t choose you faggot, you buy them. Even then a s class or lc500 will gain more attention than any gay electric go kart
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>>24395504
>he thinks women can tell an electric BMW/Merc from an ICE one
Lul
You absolute basement-dwelling lolijerker.
the only electric car that ((may)) make a slut interested in you is a Tesla model S since everyone knows all Teslas are electric and pricey.
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>>24395518
>LC500
I can't disagree.
>S Class
I mean if you're a nigger they'd probably think you're some sort of rapper.
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>>24395504
LMAO you think chicks know anything about cars other than the badge and how new it looks?

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Rally edition

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>>24385832
I suggest new shocks with sport springs. Cheap coilover sets usually dont last long.
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Twingo was spewing oil into the throttle body through some overflow pipe or whatever so I made an oil catch can to fix it. Also changed sad silicon pipes to very cool blue ones.
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>>24394085
Look at what I had to do on mine.
Plus I am not even sure if the little 'valve' that switches from getting warm air and cool ar works desu.
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Got my wheels back, just gotta get them wrapped in 185/55R14 summer rubber now.
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>>24394254
Nice

Why is the Escalade the ONLY Cadillac anybody actually wants? Everything else from Cadillac is basically just “I couldn’t afford a bmw so I settled for the ats or whatever”


Also the fact that it’s just a rebadged Tahoe is even more hilarious
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america is an obese boomer waddling over to his ugly ass GM/Ford bloat mobile parked outside a shitty stick built mass produced soulless mcmansion in some forgotten part of texas. oxycotin and grease fat runs through his veins as he rages about "that stupid vaccine" and salivates at the thought of biting into factory grown hormone infused "chicken" as he watches Dal'rius Jefferson score the winning touch down before he does a Black Power fist in the end zone
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>>24393743
>wasteful interior space

European paws typed this post
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I work at a cadilliac dealership and escalades are all sold out before they even get onto the lot no matter what trim model otpions etc, XT5's are probably second followed by the XT6 CT's the least popular models for sure however I kind of like them but nothing beats the comfiness of an escalade if you have enough time and money to repair it every month lol
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>>24394995 see >>24395015
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>>24387771

Ask me how I know you’re under 6 feet tall

Could I daily a MR2 SW20 without any problems?
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>>24394874
no
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>>24394874
Yeah why the fuck not?

>>24394885
>is it dead
No retard

The mr2 is just a reverse Celica which is just a sports camry and all of them are reliable commuters.
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>>24394953
>3sgte engine’s turbo usually wants rebuilds at about 70k miles
What the fuck are you retards doing to those poor 3SGTEs that they need rebuilding after 70k miles?
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>>24395345
Hell if I know, I had the 5sfe. I’m just saying what I know and remember from talking with the other members on mr2oc.
Lots of people were running higher boost and aftermarket turbos tho.
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>>24394881
Second this, I bought an s2k and it's ac went out, headgasket went out, and bunch of oil leaks everywhere. Be ready to deal with some dumbass repairs. Buy a 2017 brz and save yourself the headache. Or if you really like the car yolo it. Its now or never before they get priced to oblivion like all the other 90s JDM shitboxes.

Why do people ride my ass when I drive exactly the speed limit in the middle lane? Are they not worried all I have to do is slightly push on my brakes and they will get a higher insurance premium for causing an accident?
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>>24395219
It doesn't wreck cars by itself but if you have shit already wrong with it like a bad alignment, shitty tires, a shitty exhaust, or bad fluids blasting 80+mph for hours at a time will definitely fuck your car up. Poorfags are usually too overworked and busy to get their shit checked out or fixed and end up wrecking their car because they didn't know what was wrong with it or how close it was to breaking. Doesn't help that some car owners are just hilariously oblivious. Knew a guy that was new to driving that had a horrible alignment that needed to be fixed and was told a bad alignment wears down tires faster. His tires were old so he decided to just keep driving with the bad alignment because he assumed "wear tires down faster" meant it'd wear the tires evenly and not just a specific spot of the tire and he was told they realign cars when installing new tires. Fast forward a few months, his tires explode while he's driving 80mph on the highway with bald spots the size of basket balls. Guy genuinely thought that his tires would just wear evenly from the bad alignment.
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>>24395162
>>24395192
Just stop speeding, it's that simple
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>>24395340
You're not a cop, stop trying to act like one.

It's people like you who initially cause stop-go traffic btw. There's no reason why a freeway would ever be stopped if people actually knew how to drive. It might slow down to 25-35mph during busy times, but there's no reason why it should ever completely stop apart from accidents blocking lanes or something.
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>>24395214
Those dipshits are driving UNDER the speed limit.
"driving like a retard" pretty much requires driving at least 20 over- and that's not even a guarantee you're driving like a retard, depending on conditions. I'd sooner call driving 55 in a 60 in normal conditions "driving like a retard" than most average people speeding. Studies show people drive safely on their own- 'safely' often being a tad over the posted speed limit [in the US, because we're retards with our roads and make them wide as fuck which psychologically encourages higher speeds].
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>>24395340
Why don't you just take the bus if you got enough free time to go the speed limit?

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Is it easier or harder for hobby mechanics to work on diesels vs gasoline?
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>>24395193
Yes. Diesels are a lot dirtier to work on than petrols.
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>>24395221
This sort of.

Modern diesels have a ton of emissions bullshit that likes to cause issues, but gasonline engines to as well. They’re also normally turbocharged so that leads to a lot more piping and such under the hood.

A modern diesel is probably about the same as a modern turbocharged direct injected engine, but there’s a learning curve because they operate a little differently.
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>>24394988
Much much harder, mostly due to the high pressure diesel pump. Getting air out of the lines is a nightmare and they won't run properly if something is just a little bit off. Gas Cara just need spark. So much easier. I am replacing the injection pump in my TD land cruiser right now cause I can't figure out what's wrong with mine. The pump is like $1000 and you have to pull the radiator, fan, and t-belt to install it, then spend 5 days bleeding air out of the fuel lines. I love the way diesel engines sound and the torquey feeling of driving them though.
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>>24394988
The main thing is that you can´t half-ass diesels. On gasoline engine you can get away with small corner cutting, not on diesel.
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>>24394988
easily harder on diesel.
there's less stuff on the engine and the engines are simpler, but everything is built tighter and more precise because of the high pressures in the fuel system and general high compression nature of diesel engines.
So you have to really know what you are doing working on diesels, but they are typically very reliable and you don't have to get your hands dirty nearly as often as gasoline car owners.

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Classic Car General - /ccg/

Monday Edition

>For Classics made before '85 although exceptions are made for cars with a body style that started before '85
>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.
>US, Euro, Jap, or whatever.
>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.
>JBweld and RTV can fix anything
>If you see rust there is more.
>Rust and bodywork are the most difficult thing to repair.

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>>24394352
Wait you could do that? Literally just tske their clothes?
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>>24394678
If a family would bring in two suits; they'd often ask me to just "get rid of" the second one. I have quite a few nice, designer jackets from the '70s and '80s.

It would also give me an insight into who had passed and would be having sales where I could pick up a new pair of pants.

The most extreme example was the lady who I bought the old Dodge truck from; I got her late husband's Vietnam field jacket and a pair of boots he hated because they were brown. For what it's worth, she offered them to me. Though, it was still a little bit odd driving a dead man's truck while wearing his jacket and boots.
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>>24394696
Is it really that much of a job for freaks?
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>>24394802
It takes a weird person. Normally not a goth; they wash out when actually dealing with the dead, but the autistic kid who hates talking to people and always seems stiff/wooden. The normal response is "I can see that" when one of us becomes an undertaker.
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>>24395087
Interesting. I suppose that comes with most professions. Left over items that are just going to the trash anyway. I picked up a brush bar for my crown vic and a truck box for my dad that way.

Definitely would be an odd thing to be wearing a dead man's clothes and driving his truck at the same time. Not sure how I'd feel about that.




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