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Spun out again at the track today in my miata taking a turn too fast. It was my fault for not braking properly since the speed broke the rear loose far too much than it should have.

What should I upgrade on my stock miata to avoid this or at least to better my handling in general? I need a forgiving car for an idiot driver like me who almost slammed into the guard rail today. I have decent track tires already. It handles great already, but I would like the suspension and handling upgraded now.
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>>18345730
I was expecting a cute twink, desu.
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>>18345618
>Spun out again at the track today in my miata taking a turn too fast.

I had no idea Nakazato owned a Miata at one point. Please tell me it's black.
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>>18345628
>>18345630
>>18345668
>>18345739
perfect drivers club
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>>18345618
Putting shit on your car won't make up for your driving, this is real life anon not forza
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It's the driver that needs an upgrade,not the car.

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just look at this reasonable priced yet still well performing beauty
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>>18344533
Lmao. Just buy a fuckin ls1
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>>18344757
>>18344824
>>18344987

you retards need to learn about power to weight ratios

150 horsepower in a car weighing <1700 pounds is objectively better than some 300 horsepower machine weighing double.
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>>18345942
>what is torque
>what is torque to weight ratio
>what is drag coefficient
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>>18344533
I'm hype as fuck for the development of these engines.
>190hp
>presumably equal torque
>near 40mpg in a 3000lb~ vehicle with top rated crash tests
Its pretty incredible. Shitboxes have truly been elevated to art. I'm really excited to see what they'll be able to do with SCCI in the 2.5L, the new turbo model is already fairly impressive at 250hp and 310ft/lbs.
I have to wonder just how much efficiency they'll be able to extract by 2025 with the far future Skyactiv system.
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>>18345957
Torque is also realistically only a preferable measure of performance for Drag-racing and towing.

drag coefficient is not a problem for any car built after the 2000's

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Toyota General
>FT86 is overpowered edition

>Toyota, Lexus, Scion & Daihatsu questions
>Toyota, Lexus, Scion & Daihatsu blogfagging
>Toyota, Lexus, Scion & Daihatsu memes
>Toyota, Lexus, Scion & Daihatsu pics

>List of Toyota model codes
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Toyota_model_codes

Sister Honda thread
>>>/o/hg

Zeemaps

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>>18343252
>>18344840
Thanks for contributing anon
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Hello kind people of /o/
I just bought a 2001 Solara. It's in great condition. Wondering how I can spruce this up to race it through the mountains like Dagoomee.
P.S. as a newfag why does your collage contain no Camrys?
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do the early Toyota ECTs really have the o/d off light as part of the overdrive switch relay?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fudsUhWAG_o what toyota truck is that
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>>18345962
nvm found it

Alright lads, this is what we're going to do

>What's your favorite car for unlimited money
>Under $2 million
>Under $1 million
>Under $500 grand
>Under $200 grand
>Under $100 grand
>Under $50 grand
>Under $20 grand
>Under $5 grand

>Unlimited money
Koenigsegg Agera
>Under $2 mil

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>>18345543
Thanks!
desu if i could do car buying again i think id go panther body. they look so cozy!
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>>18345158
>>Under $50 grand
>Ford F150 Cummins super duty
>>Under $20 grand
>1986 Buick Grand National
>>Under $10 grand
>1987 Chevy Camaro Iroc Z28
>>Under $5 grand
>1987 Chevy Camaro Iroc Z28
kek at retard amerifat
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>>18345158
>Unlimited money
787b or build my own
>Under 2 mil
Huayra or Zonda don't care which
>Under $1 mil
CTR Yellowbird
>Under $500 grand
Plymouth Superbird
>Under $200 grand
Lamborghini Diablo
>Under $100 grand
S1 Lotus Elise
>Under $50 grand
Escort Cosworth

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>>18345158
Show me a 917 for under $500K and I'll buy it to park next to my 993 RS.
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>>18345182
This works for me as well

this suv is an international treasure.

>pro-tip: impossible to deny
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>milkshaking intensifies
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>>18345331
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>>18345345
>3 side mirrors

what's the point?
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>>18345347
no blind spots, easier to keep track of difficult terrain

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I've got my bike stored for winter but not on stands. How important is it to rotate my tires? And how often? Once a month?

I just moved and have not a lot of spare cash to buy stands, though I'm planning on getting them for next winter once I'm more established here. Would one season of not rotating them make enough of a flat spot to really fuck them?

Thoughts?
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Just put it on anything if you're worried about it: logs, cinder blocks...
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>>18345948
Didn't really consider doing that, seems like it'd be hard to balance, though I suppose it wouldn't be too difficult. Only shitty thing is the bike is wedged between a wall and an AC unit, so there's not a lot of room to work.

Fuck living in an apartment.

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Just picked her up
Did I did good, comrades?

>inb4 7mgte memes
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>>18344097

>demands another man lick his nuts
>calls him a fag
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>>18329407
Nice! Get the heads torqued down and make sure you keep her cool. The 7M does not tolerate overheating.
The c26 can handle a lot more boost than the shoddy factory gauge shows.
Replace the bushing in the shifter, changing gears will feel much better.
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Before anyone asks, yes, I bought it off of a Mexican. Gonna raise it up and get rid of that stupid fucking spoiler and repaint it at some point.

>>18338880
That's a pretty good looking vehicle for 300
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>>18341314
press f to pay respects.

Fuck was this the last pic of her before she got totaled anon?

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*blocks your path*
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Happened to me and here was my destination
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>>18345691
Tell my self "no ball!" And slam on the gas.
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Meanwhile...
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>Tfw the train starts to slow down
>You can see the end of the train coming, but it's still slowing down
>It stops with one car remaining on the crossing
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>>18345691
waits patiently cause I have seen this movie before

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What's the quirkiest car you ever been in? Bonus points for details to why.
>Be me
>In uncle's VW Santana (don't worry, you shouldn't know what it is)
>Faglord runs across road
>Blow shocks.jpg
>Front end dives harder than the Titanic falling off a plane
>No seatbelt
>Hit head on glove box
>Always wear seat belt from that day on
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i can imagine OP means 'peculiar' when he says 'quirky' bu i think demuro would have a fun time in the GT500 i got to ride around dallas in. big motor, modern-ish suspension, great interior, etc.
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>>18344402
Scaring me about buying a manual V70R right now
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My stepdads friend owned a Kübelwagen. We'd visit his place in London and he
Would take us out. It was very loud.
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>>18345503
Oh man and I didn't even get into cost of ownership. It can get nasty, with routine stuff like replacing the shocks running at $400-$700 per corner for parts alone, to horrible shit like the clutch blowing due to the slave cylinder dying (I think it's $3K unless you do your own labor), the AWD system grenading ($3K-$5K), and the paper thin engine cylinder walls cracking (dunno what the costs are but the solution is to put the 2.3 or 2.4l engine in and boost the fuck out of it). I averaged around 16mpg on mine once it started being a DD, although towards the end my MAF sensor was going bad and making me run rich.

The V70R is something of a classic, though, and if you get an 06-07 (don't touch the 04-05 because stuff like the AWD system was a much bigger problem in those years), keep it to highway duty, and understand what the costs are, it's a great car.
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Volt, because of this control panel.

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Previous Thread >>18322957

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>>18345864
Nah not at all, goes in and out riding the threads fine. I thought the plastic bit on the clamp that the screw sits in might have broken and been pressed through, but it's fine too.
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>>18345878
>>18345878
>>18345878
new
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>>18345614
>official ae86 content

>dlc
Is this one of those games where you have to buy all the DLC a server has enabled if you want to play on that server?
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>>18345933
Correct!
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>>18345834
The mounting bolt's thread is probably worn out.

Why do Americans feel that they need huge ass trucks when one of these would suit most of their needs
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Who would be the main drivers of utes if they were sold in America?

Mexicans?
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>>18345657
straight lpg injected style or blow through ?>>18345706
guys a mong i got 240rwkw out of a stock ls1
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>>18344489
>diesel power
>ford ranger
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>>18345788
>Americans are so bad at cornering they need tracks to make sure their goods arrive

Sad!
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>>18345827
LOL

Help me out /o/

>Want a sporty conpact

Should it be a new wrx(non sti) with limited trim

Or a low milage (less than 20k on the clock)? used Golf R?

2016 Rs tend to run less than a new WRX although they are much more rare to find. Also both will be manual.
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What year is the WRX?
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>>18344576
New so 2018
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Assuming you're paying for the price of a base model WRX limited, with no added options, your budget is about 30k. So what we're comparing is probably a 2016/17 Golf R vs 2018 WRX limited with no options.

What you'll get on the Golf R which you won't get on the WRX:
>Premium sound system - Fender 9 speaker 400 watt amp with an unintrusive subwoofer in the trunk
>Leather bucket seats
>Selectable chassis and suspension settings (Comfort, Normal, Race)
>Active safety features (front and rear parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring, lane keep)

The Golf R is also a much less flashy car and has the practicality of a hatchback. The Golf also weighs about 100-200 pounds less and gets slightly better gas mileage. Besides for the sound system, you cannot get any of those features even if the WRX limited was optioned out.

The WRX has all-time AWD which is superior to the R's AWD which doesn't use the rear wheels until they're needed. The WRX has a bigger aftermarket but both cars are very easy to tune and can get huge power out. The WRX also has much cheaper repair and maintenance bills. It is also much more flashy and aggressive if that's your thing.
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>>18344509
>>18344791
The GTi/R is cheaper to self wrench
apr tune/other sets both in the 280-360 bhp range for less then 700

the wrx will suffer more maintenance at 45k+ millage and cost much more to increase bhp compared to either GTi/R

WRX has way better handling/awd system
ride is worse however

WRX for track use Golf for daily car thats fun

The Golf will also have more features just about any way you slice it

Golf is better on insurance as well WRX is "flagged" model and suffers from more speeding tickets
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>>18344509
Does it have to be only those 2 cars? There are significantly better cars out there for the money.

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What would your result be?
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>>18344752
>>18344742
get help. it's not easy but it's the best way.
getting a gf won't fix your problems, you'll just bring her down with you
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>>18343217
Zero (or close to) right now, but that's only because I'm sick right now. I normally start drinking by 1 or 2.
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>>18343217
cum in my mouth
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Probs a billion parts per million. Fukken smokebier
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0 all year
100 at Christmas.
I always end up having to shouuuffferr my family home but they can eat shit if they think that's stopping me from getting drunk on Christmas

im looking to downsize from my 1980s dodge pickup to something more reliable and better on gas, my budget is around 5000 give or take but i can also repair stuff on my own. what does /o/ think of this mini? https://www.kijiji.ca/v-cars-trucks/edmonton/nissan-pick-up-truck/1319238450?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true
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>>18343208
The transmission will go out on this truck soon after you buy it. Opt for a manual if you can.

T. Former nissan d21 owner

The shit you see at Walmart. Someone name this colour?
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>>18345480
is that a baja subi mockup?
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>>18345184
Midnight Watermelon
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>>18345184
How come you so at Walmart and doesn't it "colour"? Asking for a friend..
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>>18345480
it's a cuck
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>>18345505
Winner!



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