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Car Enthusiast Club [Now Motorcycle friendly!] - First thread to 100k! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

26 minutes ago, Drak3 said:

Don't lump me in with them. I'm an enthusiast of mechanic design, be it engines, weaponry, or productive machinery. Not a guy with a wrench that reads the marketing garbage AFE/insert other "enthusiast" brand that can't legally warranty half of their products.

 

I fail to see a correlation between people screeching variations of "forced induction is more efficient!!! Reclaimed energy!!!" and anything I've said.

If you can't be civil. Please leave

 

Edit. That goes for everyone in the thread

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1 hour ago, iDeFecZx said:

Was that a camaro originally?

Yep.

1 hour ago, Strando123 said:

It was a corwette.

That's a late 90's Camaro under all that.;)


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5 hours ago, JoaoPRSousa said:

@RevoltTrain

 

 

True friend tag each other in videos of their favorite cars :D


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On 9/13/2016 at 5:26 PM, vinyldash303 said:

ALSO: @EcoBoost it wound up being a blown fuse. 

 

I fixed my sub today. Can't be happier. There was a 30 amp fuse in there, and I replaced it with a 60 amp fuse and turned the gain down on the amp so I won't hurt anything. And then proceeded to damage my hearing all the way home from Autozone. I had to buy commie alen wrenches to get the fuse holder open.

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Nearly a week has passed since this shot, and I'm slowly beginning to think that this is one of my best "works" this year. (the owner also said its well done)

 

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Also before I forget, this is what the dealer markups look like in Toronto. This NSX, pre-sold at Acura North Toronto, is supposedly specced with an additional $50K CAD in "options"

 

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4 minutes ago, chaozbandit said:

Also before I forget, this is what the dealer markups look like in Toronto. This NSX, pre-sold at Acura North Toronto, is supposedly specced with an additional $50K CAD in "options"

Could've had a V10(R8)!

 


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2 hours ago, bcredeur97 said:

As promised.image.jpeg

wanna do mine next?


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18 minutes ago, warmmilk said:

wanna do mine next?

I would if you lived nearby lol

 

Then of course in typical fashion it started raining on my way home lol

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I I really should go get it "inspected"... 


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2 hours ago, JoaoPRSousa said:

 

:x:x:x:x

 

BTW is that spoiler/lip OEM or aftermarket? Blends in nicely :)

it's OEM btw


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Eessh.. If i was a car my block would've cracked long ago.. Fever sucks. 

 


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2 minutes ago, techswede said:

Eessh.. If i was a car my block would've cracked long ago.. Fever sucks. 

it does. I had fever early this week, felt terrible. Didn't want to do anything


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urgent question -- can you get hub centric rings for wheels at local places? 

 

matt told me he might not make it sunday (but he's gonna try) but if he can't then im gonna put the steelies on and drive to AutoX with them. Trouble is there is no hub centric rings on them so it's gonna vibrate like crazy on the highway (it did on my corolla anyway and im sure on the miata it'll be much worse). So I was wondering if any local places might have them? 


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27 minutes ago, bcredeur97 said:

it does. I had fever early this week, felt terrible. Didn't want to do anything

Still did laundry today. Which is a small victory.. Getting all the towels out of the dryer with a fever was a nightmare though. 

Should probably invest in a dryer that has a cooldown cycle that works

1 minute ago, bcredeur97 said:

If that went straight to a boiler he'd have a baad time. 


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33 minutes ago, bcredeur97 said:

 

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BTW @bcredeur97 is your Miata a 1.6 or a 1.8?


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14 minutes ago, JoaoPRSousa said:

BTW @bcredeur97 is your Miata a 1.6 or a 1.8?

1.8 w/VVT.

 

the 1.6 isn't available in the US since the original (1990) because Americans don't buy sports cars that get decent gas mileage. lol

 

Also with the newer (ND) miata it's the same case, I think they have a 1.5 and 2.0, but all the US gets is the 2.0L


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20 minutes ago, bcredeur97 said:

1.8 w/VVT.

 

the 1.6 isn't available in the US since the original (1990) because Americans don't buy sports cars that get decent gas mileage. lol

 

Also with the newer (ND) miata it's the same case, I think they have a 1.5 and 2.0, but all the US gets is the 2.0L

 

I've driven the 1.5L ND, and I can tell that it is pretty decent. Rev happy, which is always nice, tail happy, which sometimes might not be a good thing, and, according to my brother, the steering is fukin amazing. And you can do 50MPG with it.


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Mom saw a Turbo NA Miata and not only knew it was something I liked but recognized the generation, the type of car, and that it was turbod by the spool. I'm proud


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16 minutes ago, AlwaysFSX said:

#BecauseRacecar

 

>Mercedes

>Racecar

 

I arent think that (I know Mercedes does have cars in the GT3 and in the Blancpain series, but those arent the regular production cars you see around everyday)


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I don't really know what this guy is trying to do, but he is so retarted he makes my brain hurt.

 


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