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how much money do I need to make cars a hobby?
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Fast may be fun, but fun doesn't always have to mean fast. Good handling can be just as fun.
i dont know where you live but 4AGE corollas in the United States are expensive for what they are but its understandable because they are hard to come by.
How much would I be looking to spend on an MR2 mk1 yearly if I were keeping it stock? How much for a Miata?
i've been gathering parts for my build for a year, and it's not even that crazy a build. i don't know how some people do it, i make pretty good money.
3k for a miata insurance and some gas

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Aight boys and girls - why should or should I not purchase this newly painted Corolla?

Automagic, 4A-C engine, "new" tires, new lower intake gaskets, new carb, new belts, new fuel filter, new paint, and inspected.
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56K miles

It is autotragic. A 4A-GE with a 6 speed transmission from Japan runs around $2k. I wouldn't do this unless I really didn't want to work on the 4A-C anymore though.
Accident free

Means they have a friend who helped them fix it themselves. Inspect the fuck out of it.
Go for it, it's a rare little shitbox, and finding one that clean is even more rare, even if it doesn't have the 4age. If you do buy it though please promise me you'll keep it clean and stock. There's really no reason to beat on it..
you can get a beams 3sge with a 6 speed trans off of ebay from jdmnewyork for a grand plus shipping. would be a better swap than a 4age desu.
Ok, so the car guy in me says buy it. It's quirky and in great condition for the age. It is not a fast car, but who cares. Please keep it stock and take it out for nice easy drives.

I haven't seen one that looks this good since the 90's and none at all in the last 10 years.

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>Hey /o/ so i need your help if youre from California. So my car's registration expired on 12/16/17 and i plan of getting it junked since i crashed it badly. I havent paid for the renewal or PNO (planned non operational) yet because im confused on how to do so. Do i pay for both the renewal and pno fees since its been 65 days late? On the notice i got, it said to check for pno (which i did) and to fill the bottom portion but theres none.
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I've seen cars with less.
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Gonna need some chromosomes
I know I'm super late but her instagram is lizzy finesse op is a super faggot

Cheap (<5k) Jap cars to dd that have good handling without mods (a little is fine). Doesn't have to go fast, don't care if it's rwd or fwd, 80's - late 00', gimme some suggestions
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i managed to talk a used car dealer into lowering his sticker price by 23%, and i got him to put a 30-day warranty on the car even though he didn't have to.

so i'm buying a car this week

how do i give her a good wax without spending more than $20? also the headlights are a bit foggy. are there any headlight polishing kits that aren't complete shit?
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this has to be bait. no one should be buying a shitbox from a dealer.
For waxing, just get an $8 bottle of california gold and $3 microfiber pack from autozone
For headlights just grab a small bottle of polish while you're there and use the microfibers you used for waxing, then seal it with that same wax
Total cost'll be around $15 not counting whatever you use to wash the car
> he said as his headlight plastic disintegrate slowly
Have fun having the car break down after you get out of the gate then speding 80% of its price on repairs idiot
Buy a can of mothers pure carnuba wax for $19

Family man with 2 kids here. Been debating between the Atlas and the Ascent. Test drove the Atlas. Liked it. Waiting for opportunity to test drive Ascent. What you guys recommend?
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Get an Outback, nigga. You get your family car, a half wagon, and can participate in /org/ autism if you so choose.
Wouldn't touch a Subaru with a 3 foot pole, let alone a VeeDoubleU
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Don't get cucked by fwd platforms for awd. Get a real utility vehicle for the family...a suburban!
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X3 on suburban

Alright first time post here.
Is pic related a good buy?
I've seen for sale the past few weeks on the commute back from work

How hard would it be to remove the spoiler without fucking up the paint?

This w124 seems like a good deal but idk if it has been added or if it’s og and it bothers me
kill yourself
great job bumping this right before it was about to fall off the board.
fucking idiot.
Definitely aftermarket, but as far as wings go, it is at least subtle. Open the trunk and see if there are any exposed bolts.
Extremely easy

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>Namefags Shitpost Eternal

Previous Pred: >>18640744

>44 tonnes of salty anon busriders
>34 wheels sneaking through dindu territory
>Sign that lease and I'll put up a M4M ad with your name, number and truck into on Craigslist
>CDL How Do? Primely can teach you, but I don't recommend it
>Swift: Best Screaming At A Hapless Cashier About The Price Of Buffalo Chicken Tenders

/tfg/ Discord: https://discord.gg/ejeVX36

>Truckerfag is cruising for she boys again
>EF ate spoiled tots from Dennys and passed away
>Pepsi brought both his ladies fine Black Magic chocolates and roadside flowers

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When exactly did this happen anon? You seem to have no grasp on reality
>”dubby poo poo”

Why do I find this story so believable
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I wonder (((who))) could be behind this post
Because you have an everfleeting grasp on reality.

Primey pls go

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>lives in Europe
>isn't running LPG yet to get American-tier fuel costs.

Whats it like to literally burn your money away?
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And you stop living in the early 2000s
the lpg was dangerously slow and underpowered
the diesel was reasonable
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>buy v8
>run it on LPG

How can this get any better?
But E85 is the E85 of europe
Where are you from that you dont have it?
>tfw go to Iceland
>rent a brand new 0 miles turbodiesel X5 for cheap because the car I requested before I landed wasn't available and I had 3 other people with me
Ended up paying 180 USD every day to fill that bitch up

Way to ruin that sexy front with that shitty side design...
>headlights climbing up the guards/bonnet
Pick one
There's nothing sexy about the 7th gen Accord idiot.

Even a fucking Maxima from the same year was sexier.
looks fine to me
Honda design peaked with the 5 gen prelude (ignoring the NSX).

Hey /o/, I'll be buying an 2003 323ci soon and I'm unsure about how fucked I'll be in terms of repairs. Has anyone here owned one before? It seems the water pump hasn't been changed and that's supposedly a common issue with these cars. Anyone have any experience? Sorry for blogpost but I'm a little worried.
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Get the big engine faggot
As much as I'd like to pretend I didn't make a mistake, you're absolutely right. It's a 325, my bad.
Meant for
Get a mechanic to check it out so you know what exactly needs to be repaired.
I don't know how different the M54 is to the M52 in the e36 but changing the water pump is very easy. Parts are cheap too if you look online.
i wouldnt buy at over 100k with no maintenance records. with maintenance records for cooling system, or head gasket id still buy up to 175k. i love these cars. so nice to daily, just a little sporty. prefer my 4 door but ci is cool too

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>revs at you
good shit
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Revs back with supercharged straight pipe 454 monster roar
>saab wheels

good taste
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Super aero wheels are the shit.

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Hi all, I need a little help if you guys can. I have a 2004 automatic Honda Civic coupe. I've had it for about two years now. About a month or two back it started chugging when I try to start it, but when I try again it starts like normal.

At first it was maybe once a week but now it's happening at least twice per day and sometimes I have to try 3 or 4 times before it starts.

A few days ago the check engine light came on and the check from autozone came back with some thermostat code and misfire in #1 coil. Thing is almost a year ago the same #1 coil was bad and I replaced it.

Anybody know what it could be? Any help would be greatly appreciated as I don't know much about cars.
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If you're losing fuel pressure you probably have a leak. The faster the pressure leaks down the bigger the leak. It could be a fuel line or an injector leaking into the combustion chamber. You could get an oil analysis to check for fuel dilution.
I'm boned. Thanks for the help guys, but my mechanic just checked it out. Says it's a blown head gasket and the only fix is a new engine. He says it's not even worth it since it'll cost around 2k. Sucks
Part out the car and find a new Civic, and comb over prior service records better. Check that oil changes were routinely done, etc. Shit happens.
It doesn't cost 2k to replace a head gasket but I doubt that's even the problem. Check for oil in the coolant. Has it been overheating? It's worth fixing.
Hasn't overheated at all. My mechanic asked the same thing and seemed surprised when I told him it's never overheated. Don't really know how to check for oil in the coolant. I do trust my mechanic pretty well though. He said the engine needs to be replaced because of a busted head gasket.

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88 Dakota 3.9. Started having problem with radiator something I've never seen doesn't leak at idle, but when revving the whole radiator expands but doesn't leak then when I shut it off it leaks any ideas I can figure anything out. I'm obviously gonna have to get a new one can't afford it right now. Just wondering if it's gonna have long term effects if I don't replace it now

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