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anons, i dont know where else to go. Some years ago, my father bought a diesel engine he found and put it on a nissan pick-up he had. He fell in love with the engine because it was very economic, and things were good for a while. then the starter broke down, and we havent been able to find an actual replacement for it. can any of you guys guide me to the right place to look for a starter?
The engine in question is supposedly an old 1983 Ranger engine
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thats another issue, ive found some similar, but the one i have has 12 tooth.
like, i found this one that is very similar earlier, but this one also has 13 tooth and i dont dare buying it and then fucking shit up.
this one may be it. looks very similar to mine
That starter has been out of production long fucking time. it's part number 16799. You'll have to rebuilt it or get it rebuilt.
A machine shop should be able to sort it or point you in the right direction.
When rockauto doesn't have your part you know you're fucked.
16799 is what they have listed so that's atleast a direction.

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ICEfags will defend this
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I don't care about the ev shill.
EVs look gay.
EVs sound gay.
I own 4 cars and each has a 6.NL V8.
Bro, same here! That's why I don't like ICEVs. They look gay, sound gay, and drive gay. I can't believe anyone would prefer them unless they were a shill.
>not paying taxes is le bad
They're paid Arab shills, probably gets paid in imported white women or something.
I shilled my cock into your mom, fag

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Previous thread: >>27495842

>Vendors list with visualization, courtesy of TAIYO
- https://taiyoracingcompany.neocities.org/goodies/clover

>List of Vendors and Social Media
- https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1YycLVHMJjrhZLQNbnHhhf79fbyWQw0HqaChJFQjlZaE/edit#gid=989484789
- https://pastebin.com/AGc66Z8j

>/osg/ FAQ
- https://pastebin.com/vaEgettv

>What is this thread for?
A thread to discuss, post, create, and review anything related to automotive decals and stickers, as well as other general aesthetic modifications (wraps, license plate frames, etc).
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>I wonder how many people I've confused with that one
eh, probably not many, especially if you mentioned where the placement would be. it's still a stack, just like a "shopping list" is still a stack, but the term spine is explicitly up the middle of your rear windshield
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oh yay looking forward to it. Just put the 315s back on the rear and I need some more drip
Yo Taiyo, are there any plans to prune the stores that are dead from CSMP? Like owo, concept100, and imoutodreams seem to be expired, unless you know something about them coming back?
can confirm imoutodreams is likely not going to come back. I just picked up her designs / remaining stock
thanks m8

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>N/A 1.5 longitudinal 4 cylinder mounted in the front
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I wonder what the average euro would do if they got their hands on a typical 'merican V8.
I'm genuinely curious.
I'm not even talking about some Supersnake mustang or Hemi charger.
Just a regular old 5.0L-5.8L shitbox that my generation learned to drive in.
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I had a Trans Am turdgen ages ago, aside for a neat exhaust note, it was an absolute piece of shit.
Tasting the V12 pill was my downfall, no cylinderlet car can really compare
Piece of shit how?
True, but the sbc is *the* moddable engine of all time

>breaks down
Skill issue

>interior isn't nice
Why did you buy a 30 year old budget sports car expecting the interior to be nice?
Coming from an American, the truck V8s aside from the newer ones like the Godzilla etc. are nothing impressive. An old 5.0-5.8 is just a truck engine, hauling is about all it's good for. A ford 300 or a Barra or a GM 4.2 is something I'd like to tinker with though.
Yeah it was slow, but also had more issues than my skills could handle
>Cylinders gull of water every morning due to a cracked head
>L69 with electrical gremlins
>Parts only available through rockauto
Parts availability was what really killed it for me, had to pay import duties and whatnot because you couldn't really get proper parts in yurop.
Also didn't help that I was a dumb kid with a shit job and barely any money.

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watermelon crushing thighs edition

>Motorcycle posts (non gay)
>life's short, you're gonna be dead for a long time
>just buy a bike
>and ride it often
>1000cc or higher and higher
>jk dont start on a liter bike
>or do so we can add you to the RIP list
>don't buy chinese motorcycles
>wear ear plugs
>pass the MSF course


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Please make it as bully hours =24/7
>tranny projection
Tie the rope and kick the stool coward. You won't post your bike because you don't have one.
new bully thread, bike posters beware!
You can't pull the projecting card after you have schizo'd out about trannies for 5 posts because someone doesn't care what clickbait you watched today.

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ive been driving a 100hp 1.5l econobox since november now and ive come to a conclusion: you dont need more than 100hp. Sure it felt slow at first compared to my last car which had 250hp, but after a couple weeks you dont notice it anymore and its actually more fun to rev your car all the way to the redline during normal city driving and not getting ticked or crashing because you went over the speed limit

40mpg is also nice
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Yeah. Since you have an old shitbox, your rusted out frame is crunchy and you will be easily exposed and get crushed lol.
go ahead, you won't because you're a pussy
>Anon tries to determine how much power my car should and should not have.
>its actually more fun to rev your car all the way to the redline during normal city driving and not getting ticked or crashing because you went over the speed limit.
I disagree with you.
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Blocks your path!
while yes, flooring my moms 75hp shitbox all day was fun
I still prefer having power and noise

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post your car, rate others
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10/10 all my frod enjoyers in the chat
Sub 1k rotbox reporting in
Very cool
Don't kid yourself, you're not Europe.
Great color, great car.

One day I'll buy a good E46 for a good-weather fun car, if good ones are still affordable by then.

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Auto loan forgiveness when?
Banks shouldn’t be giving auto loans out to people who can’t afford it.
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Out of my way old son.
How did you take this pic?
Uh my brother did it. And I wasn’t asking him to do it either. I think he held his phone out the window

That bike is unironically still in the shop. Almost done.
Looks good with the ape hangers
This dumb bitch again?

I very much want a new car. I drive a 15 year old crown vic. I want something with more modern features. Also, I started a work from home job last year, and as a result, I rarely drive as much as I used to. I drive somewhere between 500 and 600 miles a month. 90% of trips within a couple miles of my apartment. Longest I normally drive is the 15 or 20 miles up to my parents house once or twice a week.

I don't have a garage and I park on the street outside my apartment. At first I was thinking of getting a higher performance car with a nice v8 or turbo v6, because that would be fun, I wouldn't be putting tons of miles on it. But I realized with the kind of driving I do, I might not even get that much use out of it. Then I started thinking about maybe getting a hybrid for max efficiency, but all the ones I could get seem to be slow and boring to drive.

And so I started thinking about an EV again, particularly a Tesla. Looks like I could get a dual motor awd long range model or even the model 3 performance for around 25k or less, which is the upper end of my budget. As much as I wasn't planning on getting one, it might actually make the most sense for me. I couldn't charge at home, but there's a supercharger 5 miles away and a free municipal charger (lower wattage) at the grocery store a half mile from my apartment. Was also thinking about doing uber for a year or so just to pay it off quick. Anyone here ever done that?

Should I seriously consider a Tesla or is there a better car for my needs that's under 25k?
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That is because they are in china.
>t. Never gone from 0-60 in 1.9 seconds
What's it like being poor?
Teslas shills really out here thinking Teslas have better everything than the BMW electric lineup, Mustang Mach-E, or even an Ioniq 5/6. They don't live in the real world.
Do you drag race your cars often?
>I want something with more modern features
Literally nobody says this unless they've been buck broken by marketing, and they usually mean carplay/android auto.

>Okay. What kind of "car guy" are you?

What's your response?
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Classic bongs
>Literally at a dive bar
Yuck, don't you have some heroine to shoot up and a smoky whore wife to swing with?
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I just like the existence of the fast thing with some styling to give it character and help it stand out from the others. I don’t want the engine to be tiny, but the internal workings are more secondary.
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Better be packing heat, squid boy

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>ages like wine
Since when did Americans like v6s now
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Nowadays most new "enthusiast" cars come with custom soundtracks in the form of fake exhaust noises played by the interior speakers.
It's very sad.
because chrysler’s V8s at the time were so dogshit slow that a built V6 was a better option than the boat anchor 4.7 or 5.9. you couldn’t put a Viper V10 in it, because it would be too expensive

remember the hemi wouldnt come out until 2004, and plymouth was long gone by then

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The ultimate universal car. If you want just one car that can do it all, and if you can afford it, it's the one you should get.
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Why you hating on v6 cayennes? Diesel was based option until it got shitcanned because of the busted vw emissions scam.
>22inch basketball rimz
No thanks.
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over .9g on 500tw all season tires and tows 7700
don't they have a larger new 3 row coming out soon?
I'm not specifically hating on v6 cayennes. The Cayenne S has been a V6 since 2014.

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/QTDDTOT/ Questions That Don’t Deserve Their Own Thread
Weekend edition
>ITT there are no stupid questions.
I'll start, how does one get the best deal from Tesla?
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My dealer put a tracker in my truck and charged me $1000 for it even though I paid cash. I couldn't complain because it was still a really good deal either way
how do i find sand tires for my yaris? i know how to look up my own tire spec but i can't seem to put the right keywords to find sand tires in that size
This is your chance to make bank
I double clutch down into first in that situation
I understand the basics of synchros and how transmissions work, I just haven't had the chance to take apart a manual transmission to 100% understand how synchros work. Dogbox gear sets cost thousands but they're easier to manufacture than all the synchronizer shit. With manual transmissions basically becoming an enthusiasts option I'm surprised the automakers haven't maximized profits by offering dogbox manuals and charging a couple hundred more.

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You guys think I'll regret going from a Lexus SUV to a BRZ as a single 30something year old male for my only car?
I've driven only boring cars my entire life and want something fun.
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Acquire one of the last 5k-10k Civic Si of any year you can get your hands on still and have fun playing the K20/K24 game until the stock of those runs dry too.
Best case scenario for the BRZ is giving it the motor it needed in the first place so unless if you absolutely need a RWD sports car take the fun wheel drive pill.
miata is always the answer
Having had an RSX-S and an NA miata, I've got to tell you that even K-series Hondas suck ass to drive compared to small RWDs. There is nothing fun about FWD other than WOT runs, and open-diff FWD sucks at those too.
Do it, and buy a cheap old beater pickup for when you have to haul something that won’t fit in the BRZ.
Also as others have stated, look at Mustangs. Contrary to weeb belief, they can turn (with a few simple mods), have plenty of power, and have a tremendous aftermarket. Just adding some chassis bracing and IRS lockout to an S550 Mustang makes it a much better driving car for cheap.
Also ignore fags trying to tell you BRZs are only for kids, that HP doesn’t matter, that you shouldn’t be having fun in your car etc. They’re just miserable and want to share
>le fwd isn't throttle adjustable meme
Just lift off you pussy

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Redpill me on break disk.
They say replace it every 25,000-30,000 miles. But like, why? they wear so what? They still work as intended dont they?
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I'd say rule of thumb about 40k miles. Rears can be less depending on stability and traction control use, if fitted
Yes. Micrometer might be better. Avoid any lip on inner or outer edges. You'll probably have to remove a caliper or the rear dust shield to get access, depending on the particular assembly design and construction
This. Resurface them. Also rotors don't warp, they develop hard spots from overheating by not downshifting and riding the breaks.
good to know, thanks, I'll czech em when I rotate tires in 5k miles. I do a lot of highway driving and otherwise basically coast to a stop every time, so probably still good for a while, I only just replaced my front pads at 50k miles.
when they warp or start to groove

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