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yeah its gorgeous. i prefer light cars like miata/crx/mr2 because they are a little more fun to drive but Z31/Z32s seem like they would be pretty comfy and aesthetic cars to cruise around in
the entire car is smaller. The 2+2 looks like a boat IRL while the 2+0 looks waaay smaller IRL.
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trash car, too hard to work on with my fat arms and I can barely fit underneath it I when its on jack stands. avoid at all costs
Utter pos. Would never buy or own

Get a jap import 2+2 tt instead

>better weight distribution
>more even cylinder performance
>more displacement
>fastest stock Nissan motor in the quarter
>better forum support
>US based aftermarket

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Twin Turbos are usually too expensive for what they offer. Cool looking cars though. Too bad most of them have t-tops. Those are the worst part of 80's and 90's sports cars.

For a decent turbo, you're looking at clean US E36 M3 money, and the m3 is a lot better handling car, no t-tops, less divisive styling...

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>awful metal noise coming from back brake drums
>take car into shop
>workmanship is twice the cost of needed parts
>take the car out
>noise is still there

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why are pre-2000 volvos so fucking cheap? (in yurop at least)

I want to buy one but I don't know if they're ticking time bombs. red-pill me on them
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Even Ford Volvos?
I've read the thread but still have a question for all those knowledgeable.
I almost exclusively like cheap, unique "shitboxes" that may be most peoples idea of a beater, that will run all the way through the apocalypse. Volvos have always appealed to me immensely but I've never bought one because I'm not sure how good of an idea a cheap volvo is. All I want to avoid like the plague with any car is having to tear down engine or transmission due to catastrophic failure. Nearly anything else is okay for me.
Are Volvos for me /o/? Asking about any model from the 70s through 90s.
yes. they're just as expensive and even less reliable.
Red block manual.
Non interference, so if your tbelt an heros you just put a new one on.
B230FT is the motor you want
Make sure you check the steering for play, new steering racks can be expensive. Make sure you have a long drive and get it warm, then work through the gears to see if there's any fuckery from the synchros. You should also work through the gears when the car is cold and not started. The m90 box is very hardy, but the weak point is the third gear synchromesh. People generally don't understand that you don't slap your hand on it and just push down on the lever like the back of your girlfriend's head when she sucks you off. That's the sole weak spot. If you get problems with getting third gear into the slot, you might be looking at either a rebuild or a new gearbox. Also ask when the oil got changed in the diff and gearbox, check the spark leads for integrity. Plenty of volvos still have the factory ones on and you'll want to change them out asap.
Try and listen if there's any rumbling from the driveshaft, that might mean it needs to get new u-joints or the rubber spacers got worn. (I can't remember what they're called in english.) Other than that, it's pretty much the same as with buying any other old car.

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Sup, going to buy an EVO 8 2003 for 21k that's heavily modified, however, everything is re built on 3-4k miles. I was wondering, how much could I flip this for?
Kelford 272 cams, spring and retainers
Block - wiseco pistons , turbo tuff Manley rods
Acl Racing bearings
All new gaskets water pump and timing belt
Fp red turbo
Aem tru boost and aem wideband
1200cc injectors
255 fuel pump
Tranny has brand new 1 and 3 gear, carbon synchros
competition stage 2 clutch.
around 490 whp.
Also, clean title.
Fuck, as well as fresh EVO red paint, with a wrap currently on it.
6k for this
do I pull the trigger

>let's make the worlds fastest FWD car
>with the track performance of a Cayman
>but with the practicality of an SUV
>and it'll have a surprisingly comfortable ride
>the performance, the steering, the seats, the fuel economy, the build quality, it'll all be fantastic for the price
>and then
Fuck you, Honda
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>not getting the Golf R instead
There's always some fag willing to defend fake vents
No, the vast majority of people, including people who would actually be able to afford one think it looks retarded
oh my god pls gib
getting a shitty german poverty brand from a sketchy company that makes huge lies about pollution of cars and their performance
wew, sure thing.

new to buying my own cars, very close to buying subaru impreza 2017 (4x4 5-door)
what do you think?
also how does it compare to the new mazda 3?
A brand-new Mazda 3 is like right around the corner.
Maybe if the Mazda was offered in awd. To some of us it’s just not worth it
just test drived the subaru, feels much heavier than i thought, hard wheel and not good acceleration... bad gear shifting (automatic CVT, probably a nice car in manual)
right, but what does it mean for me if i plan on holding it for a long time? im not gonna be switching to a new car every 3-4 years so should i still care about the value loss?

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Škoda is better than other Volkswagens.
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>not using said incident to fuel your revenge montage
Glad multiculturalism is working out for you guys.
You did not get a factory new Leon in sport trim at base price for EUR20k as was the original goalpost, bucko.

If we start talking about special offers and buying up outgoing models (like you can do with the Focus now, and get warehouse models from 30% less than they were just a year ago), we'll arrive at rather interesting prices.

If you compare cars bought at standard price in a single country, VAG is always more expensive for an equivalent engine choice than the competition, and is known to be less reliable and have more manufacturing defects. Here in Austria, you won't even get a baseline Octavia for 20k. I'm aware that Eastern Europe has lower prices, but to put it lightly, the market there is not as demanding, and you can gut the trim to lower the price for those weaker markets. Even then, the absolute price levels will fluctuate, but the VAG will always be relatively more expensive for the same size, displacement, and trim. And it will be a VAG product - although Suzuki Swifts and used VAGs are notoriously popular in Hungary for whatever reason, even if their owners confess to their shitboxes having embarrassing faults.
Ahaha, I bought the car with 3km on the clock in 2016, so stick your outgoing model argument up your ass. Yes, an FR showroom model with added 18inch rims, paint, winter and sound pack, full LED lights, so all in all at least 3K worth of extras on the house. All that with an engine option not even available in Austria (1.8TSI). Even with €1400 NoVa, it was well under the price of what I would have to pay here, yes, Im also in Austria. So keep crying, bitch nigga. If you dont buy a fully loaded showroom model, and are actually waiting half a year to overpay, you are shooting yourself in the foot.
>how come skoda are literally vag but are superior in terms of reliablity according to multiple surveys? i thought all vag things are based on the base engines and parts?
People buy VWs and don't service them and romp on them all day long.
Similarly, Lexus cars are reliable because owners take them to get serviced at the dealership when the light comes on. The average buyer of more mainstream brands doesn't.

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Hi /o/ what's your thoughts on these? Are dodge vipers a meme? I'm thinking about buying one cuz they got those cool side exhausts
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They are super nice, but drive like the semi supercar it is and won't be as comfortable to normies because of that. Also, if you don't know how to really drive you'll kill yourself from not knowing how to tame the snek
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Snek cool.
>Are dodge vipers a meme?
It did 7:01 on the Nurburgring in two attempts with two different drivers. Try to find a car that can put down a better laptime while retaining these features
>three pedals and a number stick
>european badging
>protip: you cant
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its alright

Opinion on the XRT Coupe.
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Can't say I know what it would cost to import one. May need to find a good home for my Scorpion soon as I've been gifted a '75 Toyota Crown from my late dad so depending on how the chassis rust inspection goes, I may need to choose which one to build and sell the other...
I don't really have the money to import one right now. I have 4k saved up, the conquest has been broken for a while, and I'll be starting college in August. Kinda want to fix the Conquest and sell it and get something cool, like a ST165 or a GVR4. I do like driving the Conquest, fun car.
Good choices, I'd go with the celica if I could find a good one. Keep the Conquest if possible, a classic car has a special feel to it
Just want a project with more of an aftermarket and parts available.
Mmmm I feel you, helps to enjoy fabrication when building a rarer vehicle. If my future ideas are anything to go by, hopefully I'll be fabricating custom stuff for my Honda ct110 "Posty bike" within a few months! :D

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>whatever is the most realistic
There is a lot of opinions about this, just like mine or anybody else's.
I only go for sims that allow for the most pristine wallrides.
Don't buy a piece of shit wheel. Get a T300.
Are you sure the cars in AC and real life were set up the same? Most road cars are set up to be on the understeery side out of the factory because it's more predictable so I'd be surprised if they didn't feel a bit heavy.

Can somebody explain what the point of SUVs are? The majority of them literally look like sedans that have been stretched upwards in autoCAD and don't really provide much advantages over a sedan besides height.
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Once I sort out the top end on it, have to do the valve cover gaskets, and I'll probably put my headers on and ported intake manifold while I got it all apart, but it's a riot in the twisties. The Mazda V6 open headers sounds like an old 60's Grand Prix car.

Pic related was after 3 days of owning it and all the shit I had to fix on it, timing belt, water pump, AC lines, I will never buy another white car ever again, it's a good thing I'm painting this one when I'm done.
We should just have concrete barriers on every undivided highway. They have the highest rate of deaths in front crashes.
We could put concrete barriers between the cars, too, so they don't rear end each other.
so a worse minivan then
Exactly. Not everyone wants something as big as a minivan but something more practical than a regular hatchback, wagon, or sedan.

What does /o/ think about the Kia Optima
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Well, that's just prime
>What does /o/ think about the Kia
i don't
More reliable than Mazda
>asking 4chan

Who cares lol if you like go for it. no one gives a shit
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Hey /o/ this is my first post here

I don't really know anything about cars and I'm getting my first one soon, is this a good choice?

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cvts are better in every way
>crossover abomination
Lmao, have fun paying the price of the car to replace the transmission when it burns up to pieces, which it will.
fuck off with your shit bait
Maybe in year 2025 they will be.
you could get a way better deal on a lancer or honda shitbox
or heck a lot of lexuses are cheapish

what's the best car color?
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shart beige
>Okay Henry Ford.
Haha, thanks for getting the reference.
Imo it looks a little lighter
Poopy brown does have a rich, comfy aesthetic to it.

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You can have any car you want, and it will never break down. However you have to drive it for the rest of your life and you will never be able to have another car.

What car do you choose?
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In the wife's car.
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oh man
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A Porsche Tiger.
tfw will probably never own original m3.
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if you insist

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