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Sup, /o/, here's the story.

I'm euroanon, i'm 30, i live in the city, drive daily, got a decent job lately and i plan to upgrade my car.

My first car (current) is a slow shitbox-sedan. I have a family, so i'm okay with sedan body in general, and i hate hatches.

Now i consider three variants on what to do with my carlife, i'll post it ITT, and i'd like to see your opinions after three more posts of mine.
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Anon, i'm really considering this. But living with this. The mechanic /local ourguy who do rx8 for life, and who will rebuild it/ said that in general i should consider new suspension (about 700 euros) and ignition modules, that are no cheap either.
But as far as i can see - it's manageble to live with RX8, it's just a matter of balls.
New Focus. If you are toting your family around, you'll likely want a) safety and b) reliability.
Thank you, the inner voice of logic, for your responce.
From the one point - the thought of nofun eats me alive.
From the other - i can have some fun even in my shitbox so things shouldnt be as bad.
I have a Focus SE, and while I haven't really had any other cars to compare to (aside from an Elantra while in the shop from accident), its still a fairly fun car. I can still hoon it around and put a smile on my face.
If you are that worried about fun, though, might wanna consider an ST.
I'm too poor for an ST, but even given that amount of euros - i'd rather have a Mazda6 new 2,0 base.

Show me a better looking vehicle.

Hard Mode: no snek
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slav/10 you deserve a cheburek
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What's something good to keep in your car to throw on the windshield of people driving like total assholes? Like ones trying to run you off the road for no reason or running lights that have been red for 10 seconds.

Needs to be stable (non-rotting), require no prep other than throwing out the window, and the right density to be able to throw more than a few feet without being so heavy it breaks their windshield and kills them.
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If you just let her in instead of being an ass nobody would have had any problems
This is correct.
If you wanna play cop, go become one.
Lel, why didn't they just speed off as soon as cletus stopped his cucktruck.
fucking yanks

loose coins

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Welcome back to another Night Wave thread.

Previously >>17979098

We'll be meeting up every Saturday for a maintenance/welcome meet.
It's in the testing phase right now, just to see how many people show up and what we can make out of it.

Address: 12121 Katy Fwy, 77079 - Whataburger @ 9PM

Anyone is free to come and go if they so choose.

However for this week Saturday we have something else planned out:

October 21st (Saturday)
Tornado Burger

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this is where manlets become useful
Like a terrier.
I gotta say. The closer I get to the future the more disappointing it appears.
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OwO wats this~?

u guys didnt have gay sex without me did u

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What car will help with the feels?
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a bike
any manual? i doubt that
murican miata with truck engine and bloodlust
yup this will make you happy
The bus I take every day is manual and the driver says it's fun, so...
a lot of the boomers are selling those man, prices dropping ezpz

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Yo. First time making a thread on here, if there's a general I should be in or something, apologies in advance.

Currently looking at cars. Undecided about whether or not to buy. Deadline is 7 AM tomorrow.

>Saw a 2004 Chevy Trailblazer.
>129K mileage, nice modern radio/DVD plaver installed, good room in the back, comes with four snow tires.

>Gas pedal is hard to find and it's awkwardly tucked away in the corner. Worried if this will cause problems when at a green light or when I need to speed out onto the road during heavy traffic.
>Felt awkward in the drivers seat in general.

My dad says I should get it, but when I called my mom, she said no and to keep looking. That's how I feel, too.

Anything I should know about 2004 Trailblazers? Any dirty laundry on them before I slap down $25K?
I've never had an issue with finding the gas pedal on trailblazers/envoys when I bring them into my shop to work on them. I have pretty big steel toe work shoes too.
Yeah, but I did both times. I'm used to driving sedans, but I don't remember having difficulty with putting my foot on the gas pedal. I should have tested it again by forwarding the seat,but I'm a tall guy, so I need to feel comfortable with a lot of leg room.

I'm not too attached to the car, so it won't be a big loss.
Why would you waste 25k on a sub 10k shitbox? Even the SS version isnt worth 20k. Wait here.... Are you an Eurocuck?

Ever wanted to be a luxury redneck? Now you can.


Explain this shit
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If you replace the front fender, quarter panels and interior of a shitty car does it magically start to perform better off road, handle better and go faster?
The mercedes sprinter was also sold as volkswagen and dodge, the mercedes citan is a renault kangoo. In europe they apparently dont care about it, and nissan makes good trucks, so what
But Mercedes commercial vehicles don't have any Luxury aspirations.
Luxury redneck? Isn't that was Utes are for?
No, I'm not an aussie.
I live in Kansas and there are 3 radio stations here, rock, country, and Jesus). Every fucking time I turn the radio on there is a fucking ad about some $60k truck trim package aimed at boomers. "You've worked hard all your life, now show it with the bla blabla edition fucknugget prime!"
The luxury truck is here to stay for the next decade and then will live on as the transportation of many a Mexican roofer with a poorly installed custom sound system.

Alright m8s it's time for a car shootout. 2 cars of close price range and year, the RX-8 and 350z. Which would you rather? Poll here http://www.strawpoll.me/14187878
make your own decisions, fucking retard
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Is just for fun mang, dont have to be mad.
Also nice trips.
probs have the mazda
the 350z is to much of a beaner car desu, and its insanely pigfat
Which would I rather drive or which would I rather own?

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So I'm pretty dead set on getting a 2013/2014 Genesis Coupe and unsure of which trim I should get.

There's two Rspecs near me, one with the 2.0t and one with the 3.8, both manual. I've heard that the 2.0t is underpowered but I plan on modding eventually, so wouldn't it be a better idea to go with a car that had a factory turbo?
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First owner is 10y/100k, 2nd owner is 5y/60k or some shit.

Idk. I like the chassis and interior, that's why I want it
If you *really* and *truly* plan on adding power, then yes, the 2.0t is probably the better route. Otherwise, go with the 3.8.

I like my 2014 3.8.
stock 2.0t = ~240 whp

intake + catless exhaust + sfr 1.5 = ~300 whp (the difference this makes over stock is insane)

evo turbo + Evo manifold + injectors + custom tune/haltech = ~400-500 whp

trans and blocks have been taken to 500 hp reliably without upgrading the internals and over 600 with a built and stroked engine

t. 14 2.0 rspec owner
>Lambda V6 is nice
>makes 350 horsepower yet is slower than a 300 hp mustang V6

The engine is shit on power delivery along with being coarse and unrefined. Have you driven a 3.8 genesis? A 370z and mustang make it feel like trash.

The issue with the car is that on paper, it looks great
>limited slip diff
>6 speed manual
>350 hp V6
>3500 lbs
>Brembo brakes front/rear
However, none of it adds up in reality. You get a half baked car reminiscent of 2000s Hyundai
>240 whp stock
youre funny

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why are car related instagrams so cancerous?
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t. Fatty
manlet methhead wearing girl shoes with no socks.

Holy fuck that's gay.
He doesn't have the frame for giant legs, not even HGH would help. The only thing he could really do is shoot synthol straight into them, but no one other than autistic miscers or people from /fit/ would care about his legs.
Because instagram is cancerous in general
Spoken like a true shut in neet

Are jap cars actually more reliable than American/Euro car brands, or have the masses fallen for jap propaganda?
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My dad worked in a UAW plant growing up and he'd always talk about the garbage they'd pump out. He worked on diesel engines and they would have ridiculous failures out in the field due to retarded workers and incompetent quality control.

Their Japanese competitors would build better machines that were cheaper, but the American brand stayed afloat thanks to large government contracts. Since then my dad's retired and they've moved all the plants down to Mexico. They make even shittier products now, but the CEO still gets the contracts and now gets to use Mexican slave labor. The price of the machines is still the same.
This. We're living in the Korean Age now. Hyundai, Kia, and whatnot.
You meant Koran, HA!
So are you going to ignore the demise of Mitsubishi and nissan, and the major recalls of Toyota, Takata airbags and Kobe steel?
I see so many people with Kia's now it's ridiculous.

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>drive down local downhill
>this motherfucker overtakes you
What would you do?
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>early death
TOPKEK, my cardiovascular system is so fit, I might even survive untill 2100
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>be professional motorcycle racer and hobby cyclist
>peak physical and mental condition
>heart of a horse, legs of a kangaroo, reflexes of a fly
>die crossing the road in an accident that would have kind of jostled but not injured a car driver

True story.
>be pantani
>crash into car during race at full speed
>head on colision
>btfo tour de france and win as a climber
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Beat his ass because only trash people ride road bikes.

Mtb or bust shitbags.
It is like you want to be slow...

Today I noticed a problem with my car, it’s my first car; a 2010 Renault Clio Extreme.

When I reach about 15mph, the car begins to make a thudding sound that increases in speed and rhythm the quicker I accelerate. When going around 50mph it’s no longer a thud, it’s a vibration.

It doesn’t do this when breaking.

The thudding/shaking is less noticible when accelerating

It is only when I let go of all the pedals it becomes very noticible

It’s a manual car

It appears to be from the front end, my friends think it’s the left wheel, I think it’s the right.

There is no steering problems, besides the steering feelings fairly loose/easy to turn when not moving. (The wheels do all move accordingly though and are very responsive)

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or reverse, for that matter
It's just your Renault doing the Renault.
No I’m not a car enthusiast, that’s why I’m here. But I am a 4chan enthusiast so I thought someone here might be able to help
I haven’t reversed fast enough to hear it, I have to reach about 15mph before I hear anything noticible, but I will give that a try
The sound goes away when I break and back to complete silence. Also the sound dies down when I accelerate aggressively, it’s only when I release all pedals I can hear the noise in true form

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Opposite here. I drive a lot faster in work truck with huge windows and lots of mirrors than i do in a chevy cruz. I feel so timid in the cruze because i cant see anything
Not kidding.
The less people have to take ownership for in driving a car, like checking blind spots, indicating and feeling uneasy when pulling out at intersections blindly, the safer and more confident they feel.
Why do you think bike riders relish the fact that they have zero blind spots and can see everything?
Where's that drawing of Clarkson talking about how the outside world is cold and scary and the inside of the car is warm and safe like a womb?
I did 110 mph in a kei-siezed econobox, went faster than 928bro on the downhill and went crazy on Teide up and downhill in a similar econobox.

Both cars had verry good visibility.

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In a life or death situation

Could you drive one of these?
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Learn to float the gears. I was able to drive my car home when my clutch master cylinder blew out so the pedal did nothing.
Yes? What's the point of this question?

Stop and go traffic? I guess its worse in American but idk.
whats the fourth pedal for?
For reporting OP.

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