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Car Enthusiast Club [Now Motorcycle friendly!] - First thread to 150k! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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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

1 minute ago, MEC-777 said:

It's weaker. Thinner cylinder liners and block. The B18 LS block can take more.... abuse. :P 

ok makes sense 

needs a turbo :ph34r:

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2 minutes ago, PandaCopyRight said:

ok makes sense 

needs a turbo :ph34r:

Lol, it's already nearly the fastest car on the grid as it was. But yes, it could use a turbo as well. ;)

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10 minutes ago, MEC-777 said:

Lol, it's already nearly the fastest car on the grid as it was. But yes, it could use a turbo as well. ;)

doesnt need a big turbo ... just a small one... about 10psi :ph34r:

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1 hour ago, PandaCopyRight said:

doesnt need a big turbo ... just a small one... about 10psi :ph34r:

This is chump car so they’d probably be penalized for the cost lol

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1 hour ago, bcredeur97 said:

This is chump car so they’d probably be penalized for the cost lol

Nooooo... Just take one from someone else and its free ;)

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Ok here's a bike Q

I'm getting a Gilera DNA 50 and actually for free!

But as all free things,there's a twist.The bike has Swiss paperwork(you know what I mean by paperwork)and I'm in Bosnia so the thing has to go through the customs process before I can give it Bosnian registrations.Now I'm wondering how much that's gonna cost me.I've seen the numbers,15% customs 17% tax but I have no idea what they're going to estimate the value of the bike to so O don't know how much it's going to cost.And there's the fact that thr bike has been sitting without being turned on for about 6yrs...so that has to get fixed too!

Also I have to get it a new exhaust(stock exhausts suckkk)so any tips on that?Brand,price range for good sound and decent performance...

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I hadn't planned on being back at the track so soon, but this changes things.

 

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6 hours ago, bcredeur97 said:

This is chump car so they’d probably be penalized for the cost lol

ask @RevoltTrain for one :ph34r:

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5 minutes ago, AlwaysFSX said:

75% chance it's a good one.

i thought its more of a 25% chance of getting a good one o.O

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On 7/13/2018 at 6:56 PM, MEC-777 said:

This is our Honda Civic chump car walking a BMW up the Mosport straight. ;) (and passing another car into the 2nd last corner).

 

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4 hours ago, PandaCopyRight said:

i thought its more of a 25% chance of getting a good one o.O

Either or, it's not me wanting to buy a turbo right now.

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14 minutes ago, AlwaysFSX said:

Either or, it's not me wanting to buy a turbo right now.

dont you have two turbos already? 

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1 minute ago, bcredeur97 said:

dont you have two turbos already? 

Why not three? 

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29 minutes ago, RorzNZ said:

Why not three? 

why not nine?

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Went to Cars and Coffee this morning, ended up getting rained out but snagged a few quick pics beforehand, was a lot more I wanted to take photos of 

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If anyone still wants some Goodwood content this guy has a pretty eclectic selection of cars from the event. Good to see some of the obscure older ones get a moment in the spotlight. 

 

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3 hours ago, bcredeur97 said:

why not nine?

 

57 minutes ago, AlwaysFSX said:

yes

ew odd numbers

Better go with ten

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21 minutes ago, RorzNZ said:

 

Better go with ten

More turbo is best turbo

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2 hours ago, Bananasplit_00 said:

More turbo is best turbo

no thanks

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23 minutes ago, AlwaysFSX said:

no thanks

all the turbo

Needs money for car parts :P

 

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6 hours ago, bcredeur97 said:

why not nine?

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