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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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15 minutes ago, bcredeur97 said:

more like the rivalry group

To be fair, after my experience with my sisters FIAT, I'm not sure it even counts as ridicule since it's factual.  


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38 minutes ago, Real_PhillBert said:

To be fair, after my experience with my sisters FIAT, I'm not sure it even counts as ridicule since it's factual.  

well making fun of something in public even if true is ridicule. try calling a pregnant woman fat in public and talking your way out of it stating 'its factual :D'


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1 hour ago, bcredeur97 said:

more like the rivalry group

Neverrr, what makes you say that


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6 minutes ago, cluelessgenius said:

well making fun of something in public even if true is ridicule. try calling a pregnant woman fat in public and talking your way out of it stating 'its factual :D'

some people are quite blunt with their opinions :D 

and now that you say it ... would be interesting to see someone do it xD 

@terrytek where you at? :P 


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5 minutes ago, cluelessgenius said:

well making fun of something in public even if true is ridicule. try calling a pregnant woman fat in public and talking your way out of it stating 'its factual :D'

says the guy from Germany

 

(I really don't know if it's true but people say Germans can be very blunt that it comes off as rude to some other people)


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14 hours ago, Cereal5 said:

*dark Kermit meme* do it

If i had the money i;d buy it ... and it would not be the manual gearbox one :P 

13 hours ago, warmmilk said:

haha.. yeah, I miss it...

why did you get rid of it? 


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12 minutes ago, cluelessgenius said:

well making fun of something in public even if true is ridicule. try calling a pregnant woman fat in public and talking your way out of it stating 'its factual :D'

So someone comes in here asking for an opinion on something we arent allowed to slate it for being shit, even if it is?


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7 minutes ago, PandaCopyRight said:

 

@terrytek where you at? :P 

Please dont summon IT


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2 minutes ago, iDeFecZx said:

Please dont summon IT

IT is here. whatcha need?


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3 minutes ago, bcredeur97 said:

IT is here. whatcha need?

Ur not it


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2 minutes ago, iDeFecZx said:

Ur not it

but I work in IT

 

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:P

 


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8 minutes ago, bcredeur97 said:

IT is here. whatcha need?

I need an IT guy who know the difference between is head and his asshole... 


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23 minutes ago, PandaCopyRight said:

some people are quite blunt with their opinions :D 

and now that you say it ... would be interesting to see someone do it xD 

@terrytek where you at? :P 

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17 minutes ago, bcredeur97 said:

says the guy from Germany

 

(I really don't know if it's true but people say Germans can be very blunt that it comes off as rude to some other people)

stereotyping from the american *sigh* how predictable :D

 

no but seriously i wouldnt know

1. im born in russia

2. grew up in germany sure but in a russian family with according values

3. again i live here so i wouldnt know if other people around the world are more subtile than germans

 

what i do know is that most people (no matter where theyre from) dont have any manners anymore.

 

p.s.: i get the whole hazzing part where its a guy thing to ridule each other, i have enough of that at work. but on the internet its ver hard to determine how something is meant by the author. 


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18 minutes ago, iDeFecZx said:

So someone comes in here asking for an opinion on something we arent allowed to slate it for being shit, even if it is?

i asked for hands on experience. there was nothing of that. 

@Real_PhillBert also had nothing good to say but thats totally fine since he gave me insight into his experience.

calling it a boat anker while maybe funny doesnt give me any useful information


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31 minutes ago, cluelessgenius said:

well making fun of something in public even if true is ridicule. try calling a pregnant woman fat in public and talking your way out of it stating 'its factual :D'

Well , except this not being a pregnant woman , rather a car .

 

Which , being a Fiat is really hit and miss . I know of 6 that were in my local area , now there is none . Just before the last one got sold , i asked the owner for his opinions . Only thing he said is that he invested half the cars MSRP into fixing and servicing it , because new issues kept coming .

 

Agreed , "boat anchor" might be a bit blunt , but , i wouldnt worry too much about it . 


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3 minutes ago, cluelessgenius said:

i asked for hands on experience. there was nothing of that. 

@Real_PhillBert also had nothing good to say but thats totally fine since he gave me insight into his experience.

calling it a boat anker while maybe funny doesnt give me any useful information

Alright heres my experience

Interiors are cheap plastic and age badly and rattle

Engines are the usual italian hit and miss situation. Some have been fine, some have had turbo issues, internals melting etc.

Brake servos are a known failure point and do result in total brake failure.

Gearboxes are chocolate.

Pretty poor on fuel for a small car.

 

They look alright and sound decent but thats about it


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1 minute ago, Mr.Dingle said:

Well , except this not being a pregnant woman , rather a car .

 

Which , being a Fiat is really hit and miss . I know of 6 that were in my local area , now there is none . Just before the last one got sold , i asked the owner for his opinions . Only thing he said is that he invested half the cars MSRP into fixing and servicing it , because new issues kept coming .

 

Agreed , "boat anchor" might be a bit blunt , but , i wouldnt worry too much about it . 

its not a car its my potential choice of car to own thats being made fun of but im starting to sound like a bitch i  really dont care about the hazzing its the emptiness in usefull information in that answer that gets me.

 

interesting on the fiat thing though, might i ask where you from?


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2 minutes ago, iDeFecZx said:

Alright heres my experience

Interiors are cheap plastic and age badly and rattle

Engines are the usual italian hit and miss situation. Some have been fine, some have had turbo issues, internals melting etc.

Brake servos are a known failure point and do result in total brake failure.

Gearboxes are chocolate.

Pretty poor on fuel for a small car.

 

They look alright and sound decent but thats about it

hmmm im curious what are you comparing it to though?


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1 minute ago, cluelessgenius said:

its not a car its my potential choice of car to own thats being made fun of but im starting to sound like a bitch i  really dont care about the hazzing its the emptiness in usefull information in that answer that gets me.

 

interesting on the fiat thing though, might i ask where you from?

Croatia.

 

Looks and opinions are subjective , but if i was you , id look at something else . Or if you are into retro stuff , then might aswell get the OG 500. 


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1 minute ago, cluelessgenius said:

hmmm im curious what are you comparing it to though?

In what regards

A quick google also shows the suffer the same problems as regular 500s

Door handles break and fall off, rear shocks are lucky to last 30k miles, electrical faults are common and anything meant to have oil go through it will always start leaking


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5 hours ago, cluelessgenius said:

really? i thought this was an enthusiast club where we can appreciate all types of cars and tastes. do we really need to step down to ridicule?

Exceptions are made for Fiat. 


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Just now, vetali said:

Exceptions are made for Fiat. 

Fix it again tomorrow


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1 minute ago, Mr.Dingle said:

Croatia.

 

Looks and opinions are subjective , but if i was you , id look at something else . Or if you are into retro stuff , then might aswell get the OG 500. 

well the thing i theres not much in that class. what would you suggest for small car around the 150 - 200 hp mark. theres really not much. 


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4 minutes ago, iDeFecZx said:

A quick google

"hands-on"


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