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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.

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Just now, vetali said:

they're lifetime warranty

I mean I could try, but isn't that voided because salvage?


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Just now, bcredeur97 said:

isn't that voided because salvage?

not sure, we do them all the time on beat up cars that come in for airbags that also have buckle codes. 


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6 minutes ago, vetali said:

not sure, we do them all the time on beat up cars that come in for airbags that also have buckle codes. 

as far as I know for salvage cars you can do recalls, just no warranty claims, those get voided.


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33 minutes ago, bcredeur97 said:

yes

Mines exactly the same, hell if mines not flat it wont retract at all


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22 minutes ago, bcredeur97 said:

as far as I know for salvage cars you can do recalls, just no warranty claims, those get voided.

if not, best bet would be a wrecking yard because new ones are very expensive. 


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If you can get to where you can see the guts of the retractor, and you've cleaned all the gunk out of it, lube the mechanism with a lighter lubricant like WD40 or other penetrating oil first, and if that makes it retract more quickly again, chase that lube with some spray grease and work it in a bit. The light oils will work their way out fairly quickly, but when followed with the heaver spray grease, they'll actually help draw the grease into the mechanism, which will hold up longer.

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Bugatti actually did it? 300 “barrier” broken? 

 


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Did it run out of fuel or was that as long as the tires could last at that speed? Also how long is that straight away!?

 

 

Z3's make the same suction cup popping sounds over smooth tar filled cracks that the Z2's made, but do it more loudly and more easily. Just as hilarious sounding, love it.

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1 hour ago, Bitter said:

Did it run out of fuel or was that as long as the tires could last at that speed? Also how long is that straight away!?

 

 

Z3's make the same suction cup popping sounds over smooth tar filled cracks that the Z2's made, but do it more loudly and more easily. Just as hilarious sounding, love it.

They ran out of straight actually. Andy Wallace who was driving it reckons the car still has more in it


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@Bitter if thats the track I think it is- I think its a 5 mile straight


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3 hours ago, BirdyTheMighty said:

lol, oh wow imagine parking this think in a pitch black carpark. So who wants the blackest car ever made

 

 

Cant see it catching on tbf


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Mystichrome from Ford is stolen from Nissan change my mind. 


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4 minutes ago, veldora said:

Mystichrome from Ford is stolen from Nissan change my mind. 

No. 


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1 minute ago, vinyldash303 said:

No. 

Who did it first tho. 


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46 minutes ago, veldora said:

Who did it first tho. 

Not sure. I’m just happy nissan still makes sports cars


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11 minutes ago, vinyldash303 said:

Not sure. I’m just happy nissan still makes sports cars

they make old new ones, yeah.


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On 8/31/2019 at 1:16 PM, TheLostTroll13 said:

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Best part about this hot rod is it comes with a dog!

 

I'd buy it


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31 minutes ago, vinyldash303 said:

Not sure. I’m just happy nissan still makes sports cars

Yeah? I like the s chassis,and the r32. 

Not so much else from Nissan other than the z series 

Toyota the mk3 was nice looking. 

I'm set on getting a fd in a few years though. 


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26 minutes ago, bcredeur97 said:

they make old new ones, yeah.

Early/mid 2000s sports cars > new sports cars


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I'm glad they finally got their rx7 started. 

Anyone remember the 4 turbo 2JZ with dual throttle bodies? I think the 20b and 26b are more viable though much more expensive options for exotic turbo attachments. 

 


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6 hours ago, vinyldash303 said:

Early/mid 2000s sports cars > new sports cars

Very true. Except the Miata, it’s still cool somehow. But it’s a new car built on early/mid 2000’s ideas (except the design language) which kinda makes it weird in a way


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okay, so looking at some Mazda6 Wagons. How expensive do you think repairing this rust would be? ij3ej9.png

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it's on both rear wheel wells


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4 hours ago, pinksnowbirdie said:

okay, so looking at some Mazda6 Wagons. How expensive do you think repairing this rust would be? ij3ej9.png

 

it's on both rear wheel wells

Quite expensive as the rust doesnt just end there. 


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