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What brand of clay bar, buffing compound, and hand wax does /o/ recommend?
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>>27593596
For me, its Mags, all the way down.
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Does any of the plastic trim restoration shit actually work long term?
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>>27596534
If they still make this stuff, its the balls and the tits
Not greasy looking and lasts a really long time
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>>27593596
I like Mr. Sam's stuff.
Mr. Sam is based.
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>>27596534
Mothers Ceramic Trim Restore is the best I've found.

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General useful links from the forums: https://www.jeepforum.com/threads/tj-forum-faq.615132/?post_id=5801939&nested_view=1&sortby=oldest#post-5801939

Torque guide: https://www.extremeterrain.com/tj-wrangler-torque-specs.html

Death Wobble?: https://www.extremeterrain.com/wrangler-jeep-death-wobble.html
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>>27594453
never owned a tj but this is a general jeep thing with almost full part interchangeability
>stock steering is crap, dont try to fix it, its still crap
>go 1ton and you are best of buying the parts, tools and pipe yourself. then you can truly bash it knowing you can make a new set for next weekend because even 1t will fail
>ditch rubber boots on all ball joints and use polyurethane spacers instead, preloaded so its more stable and responsive.
>its stock gm truck parts, requires special taps and a reamer and a industrial standard seamless pipe of a size i dont remember
>best done in a lathe, can be done in a regular garage
>clayton offroad track bar kit with beefy bracket and bigger bolts
>this combination will loose you some steering angle but you are still not on toyota levels and its the cheapest way
to save you from snapping u joints...
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>>27594861
Thanks
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Yj > tj
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>>27594802
Turns out this was the culprit.

Don't come to /o/ for advice go to the wrangler forums.
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>>27597139
No shit king
Asking for technical advice on 4chan is like going to a female therapist with "male problems"

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Reminder not to drink and drive. I got pulled over under the suspicion I left an establishment that serves alcohol. I don't speak legalese so I didn't know how to get out of it. I passed the test but holy fuck you don't think it's gonna happen until it does.
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>>27595742
This is easy if you're a contrarian.
In a society full of drug addicts, there's no better way to counter-signal than being totally sober.
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>>27595742
>reminder TO drink and drive
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Get fucked-up at home and only at home,
It's a rule that pays off in life.
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>another victim
how do we stop this discrimination?
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U can safely drink &drive f its not over xxyy%%.

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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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>>27595915
You don't have to lean and strain your back loading SUVs. Its also easier to load old people and fat people. Cause your not just going to haul kids, you will sometimes take adults around.
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>>27596317
uhhhhm no, sweaty. A used car? Sounds like you're begging for a breakdown. Its not big enough for her and her 3 sons. Also its very low to the ground, thats just begging to get killed if someone hits you. Plus it looks like a dog taking a shit. That lifted suburban with 22" wheels and off road tires is the perfect commuter vehicle. It can fit all the groceries, and carry her sons.

Besides, she works really hard to provide for her sons and deserves something nice. Banks and corporations are just greedy, why can't she just have that stuff for free? Baby daddies don't pay child support so its all on her as a single mother being a fierce bossbabe!
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>>27580452
You’re a midwit. It makes no sense to pay down a 2.5% loan vs doing literally anything else with the money. Even taking the extra money and putting it in a savings account at a garuntee 4.25% would be better.
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>>27596403
>it makes no sense to own your house
>just debt slave with rent to own for 30 years
>just never lose your job and work until your 60, give 300k to jews for free and then you can maybe own your home
No. Own your home as soon as you can and be free. Lose you job? Oh well you own your house maybe work at the local gas station for a while.
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>>27596403
>savings account at a garuntee 4.25%
These high rates only happened recently and will go back down when the fed lowers interest rate, forcing the banks to pull back on their interest rates.
I agree with you though, if you have such a low interest rate on your mortgage, it makes sense to have your money work for you instead of paying down the house (assuming you don't plan on selling early because house mortgage amortization schedules are so fucked and you're mostly paying interest at the start in lieu of buying into your share of the property).
>>27597138
Nah, you're even more retarded. Losing your job doesn't make you lose your investments. If you can't afford to pay off your house, don't buy it. Simple it. (ok, this last comment was tongue-in-cheek, and I'm only half serious).

Where do people get this sovereign citizen idea? I feel like im pretty in the know for wacky conspiracies, but i never see people advocating for this, in life or on the internet. Im assuming it has a 0% success rate as well
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>>27596466
This is because of government oppression and weak cucks who go along with it
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>>27596434
Lmao being mature is being docile goycattle. Got it.
>>27596498
>they’ve found some special loophole in some obscure 300 year old law
Wait a minute, that seems to be a pattern in the US mentality. I remember that amidst the protests against the rent hikes during covid, while some renters were trying to organize to negociate, some wannabe-smartasses went around talking about loopholes that made them unable to be evicted.
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>>27596724
Or squatters just taking over random houses in blue cities and making the "owner" cucks pay their utilities or go to jail
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>>27596434
You have no thought process to back this up besides your feelings
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>>27594684
That's some sick airbrush art I tell you hwhat.

Airstream is the only attractive RV brand. This is not a debate.
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oh the truck is to move the trailer and have something reliable to get around in after you drop the trailer but still has the balls to move it

i think getting a driving RV is a mistake, that shit is gonna break down even when you dump money into it

but i would get one as a display item on a permanent property lift it on 10 foot stilts with a rope ladder and swap the 440 into the beater
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>>27596554
You an injun?
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>>27588264
>smol when towing
>stronk at camp
It's nice being able to see over the trailer in the rear view mirror when travelling.
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>>27595645
Is that your trailer and did you pull it with your bike?
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>>27596585
kek maybe an injun at heart

i drove through the res all in northeast arizona and around there not too long ago

goddamn those squaws are living on million dollar view plots of land and they live worse than the dirtiest pajeet street shitters, or I guess about how I'm describing which is a single wide at best and some fucked up 90's gm product

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Things must be getting pretty desperate as the people have decided the future is Hybrid and autonomy, not 'EVS'

"Queenslander Justin Searle lives almost 1,000 kilometres from the nearest service centre, but that did not stop him from buying an electric vehicle (EV).

The outback miner says the decision to ditch the country favourite 4WD surprised his mates.

"There is definitely the perception that EVs don't work in the bush, but if the charging infrastructure is there it really is easy," Mr Searle said."

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2024-04-17/more-ev-drivers-taking-outback-roads-in-queensland/103708306
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>m-muh cult!
>muh subsidies
I paid a luxury tax on my EV lmfao, I bought it because I wanted it. Same reason I bought my V8 truck, I wanted it. It's just that shrimple
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>>27596685
>more fantasy larp
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>this retard again
This is what happens when you don't take your meds
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>>27596361
What do resale values have to do with sales if Norway is 90% EV?
>>27596365
So it's just a money issue. Everyone would switch to EVs if the economics to do so favor it.
>>27596366
Let me know when you come up with a reason Norway is not a valid comparison, besides economics.
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>>27596162
>>27596156
You are talking to people not worth your time, anon.

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what car?
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>>27596916
Honda NSX
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>>27596923
thanks
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>>27596923
what's the deal with hondas attracting social rejects anyway
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>>27597002
no idea, I suppose it's just one of those things

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This is Tatra.
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For me, it's Tatra JK 2500
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>>27594715
honestly this just looks like unfinished aventador relica.
>>27594003
this kinda looks like dollar store countatch.
>>27595441
ooo kino

>>27582261
i guess that makes sense then.
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>>27576687
>>27577169
>>27591336
>>27596638
>Policie
What is that?
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>>27596696
Something that makes the commies seethe

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What would it take for you to buy an EV?
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>>27594884
You're not building shit, you're just LARPing on the internet
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Tesla is strapped for cash right now. That's why their prices dropped trying to rake in some money.
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>>27590945
I’ll buy an EV when the battery pack and electric motors have been replaced with an RB30DET and all the infotainment systems + tracking devices have been entirely removed from the vehicle.
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>>27590945
Small, cheap, fun to drive hatchback with at least 230 mi range.
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I live in an apartment in NYC without a garage, id have nowhere to charge it easily. Would need every street to have chargers available more or less.

>Wheelchair... pull apartd
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>>27596859
I want that '56 Ford.

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Was doing a bit of research and was pretty surprised to learn how well these cars handle. Toyota should've used this as the basis for the new poopra. nissan should've used this as the basis for the new Z.

imagine an alternate reality where we have new Poopras and Nissan Zs on the same chassis as the Camaro, but with engines and styling from Toyota and Nissan.
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>>27595226
>he needs 10k worth of optional extras still be shit
let me know when a stock poopra does anything other than be a waste of money. seriously, how does toyota fuck this up? they basically got someone else to do the whole car for them, and they just slapped their badge on it. even Honda with the new NSX deserves more respect than Toyota.
>Gotta be honest chief, I'm really not seeing it
well now you are. pic related is your original ecoboost mustang you compared.
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>>27595234
Are you pretending to be retarded? Its the motor trend figure 8. Every fast car does it in under 30 seconds. 0.9 seconds faster is a very significant amount. 0.9 separates a viper acr from an audi rs3 limo on the figure 8
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>>27595324
So you cherry picked a track that the car you like is better at? What happens if you compare the v6 mustang to the v6 ct5, or the v8 ct5 to the v8 mustang?
I'm not a racing aficionado, I normally just look at the nurburgring lap times because that track looks most similar to the roads of where I live.
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>>27594891
>Using the v6 for comparison
>3.6NA (probably with a stick) designed for trucks is only 1 second behind a BMW built 3.0 I6T paired with a ZF8
>1lt Camaro V6 could be had for ~30k just 3 years ago, 1le option was another 5k
>base 3.0 Supra is well over 50k
>1SS is cheaper than base 2.0

GM let their bean counters decide that the tires the 6th gen debuted with were good enough and never updated them. Tires have come a long way since then.
All seasons like the Pilot sport 4s or DWS06+ can match the grip of the stock summer-only Eagle F1s.
You don't need the 1le pack, just better tires to get a 12 second even with a manual.

I test drove a lot of cars before deciding on my Camaro. Supra felt great but way to expensive for what it offers. Type R felt like shit. VB WRX was an underwhelming improvement to my VA WRX. Gr86 made me feel like a boyracer. Chally 392 felt like a tank, I don't like how the Coyote makes power.

I do want to see the "lt1" larper post his copes again.
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>>27596750
based camaro chad.

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Why are car prices so retarded in Europe? I've read a lot of excuses about regulations, mandatory features and taxes, but compare the same exact car:

Suzuki Swift in Japan: 1.72M JPY = 10400€
Suzuki Swift in Spain: 18800€
(source: https://www.suzuki.co.jp/car/swift/ and https://auto.suzuki.es/precios)

Even the most basic shitboxes now cost almost 20k, meanwhile in the rest of the world they sell for regular prices. Why?
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>>27594231
Comparable/worse European-made cars like Dacia or Skoda also have similar prices.
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European “safety” and emissions mandates are driving prices through the roof. All those fancy nannying “aids” like automatic braking and DPFs make cars much more expensive than they otherwise would be.

The WEF/UN socialist technocrats, backed by the EU want the end of private motorised transport. Soon they will also come for bicycles and there is already talk of requiring bikes to be registered baka
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Import+tax
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Not my problem really. The previous owners have already paid these and the repairs. I just drive repaired cars. Good as new.
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>>27593546
your neet ass would just be thrown in a slave labor camp, you wouldn't be coasting on autism bucks.

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quick, the yuropoors are asleep. Post murican cars
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>>27596544
People already trade Ferraris for corvettes.
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>>27596768
>according to some guy with a vested interest in selling Corvettes
Fake bullshit, then.
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>>27596789
>copes immediately
kek
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>>27596768
>8 years ago
>according to someone working for GM
>>27596816
>14 years ago
>a lone retard american

not gonna cut it buddy
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>>27596832
>european cars were shit and being traded for american cars, but that was years ago,
>european engineering has caught up now and that doesn't happen i swear.
KEK!

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would the 2jz be better as a 3,5 liter I7?
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Yes and even better as a 4 litre straight 8
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>>27596270
>>27596278
Unfortunately not , do you know why no one does inline-12 for example ?

In a production automobile, an inline 12 is a sketchy proposition. The crankshaft, which must be roughly twice as long as its V12 counterpart, wants to wind and unwind like a big rubber band, producing tremendous torsional vibrations, and bow and whip in the middle like a jump rope. To counter these forces, the crank must be extremely stiff and heavy, while the cylinder block must be extremely robust as well to contain all these unwanted motions, and also to withstand all the twisting and bending forces of the chassis.

It’s not the most attractive or efficient package, to say the least.
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>>27596739
It could be argued that putting two identical inline-sixes back-to-back and taking power off a central flywheel could create a working inline-12 with minimal crankshaft torsional flex an a redline higher than 3000
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>>27596747
Or putting 2 inline 6s side by side tilted at a 60-180° angle and sharing a common crankshaft would allow for better packaging
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REDLINE NEED FOR STREET RACING
REDLINE NEED FOR STREET RACING
REDLINE NEED FOR STREET RACING
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCFHt-BeN98


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