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User avatar #10837 - chewythewolftwo ONLINE (11 hours ago) [-]
Sleepers Turbo Regal Dyno Yo FireHippie. This is my buddy Nick Sho. he had a Taurus SHO like mine that he used to street race with. Then he got a regal GS, went turbo, and yeeeeeah. 500 ponies. Dude's a bit of a douche but holy fuck his car is fast.
User avatar #10840 to #10837 - firehippie (11 hours ago) [-]
That's your friend? Holy shit. I've seen his videos. Thats one badass car
User avatar #10841 to #10840 - chewythewolftwo ONLINE (11 hours ago) [-]
Yuuuuup, he used to streetrace at my local haunts over the summer. The original "Sleepers" video he made has a few of my friend's cars in it, and soon, I'll be out there hustlin' too lol. In both the Galaxie AND the SHO. And possibly a 302 powered Volvo 240... *cough*
User avatar #10842 to #10841 - firehippie (11 hours ago) [-]
That sleeper video is what got me interested in the supercharged 3800. That's why I bought the park avenue ultra. I haven't done anything to it yet but I'm hoping to eventually. Shit I wish I could have that much fun as you do.
User avatar #10843 to #10842 - chewythewolftwo ONLINE (11 hours ago) [-]
Hah! I didn't know that. My old man found a Park Avenue Ultra for $3900 that he was looking at for my little sister (lolno) and it made me go look at his car again, haha.
Street races on the pike where we hang out are almost dead now though, cops everywhere and we get kicked out of locations a lot, lol. Mostly because antilag civics and RX7's causing hell, lol.
#10832 - AnonsForSure (15 hours ago) [-]
User avatar #10820 - blobboyexiled ONLINE (01/24/2015) [-]
Guys theres a car called a sQuba and YOU CAN DRIVE UNDERWATER
#10828 to #10820 - lotengo ONLINE (16 hours ago) [-]
Talks about something without givin us a pic
Looks nice
User avatar #10831 to #10828 - alicorn (15 hours ago) [-]
>elise based

i need this in my life
User avatar #10807 - nigalthornberry ONLINE (01/23/2015) [-]
What I don't like about this board is how we don't really talk about how to do stuff and what were doing to cars
User avatar #10836 to #10807 - nazo (13 hours ago) [-]
im going to change the batteries of my van
I dont think thats special, except the money its gonna cost me
User avatar #10826 to #10807 - alicorn (17 hours ago) [-]
there's not much one can do with a 14 year old econobox
User avatar #10825 to #10807 - Rei ONLINE (19 hours ago) [-]
I ain't doing shit to my car
User avatar #10823 to #10807 - multiplegermans (20 hours ago) [-]
I post what I'm doing to my car and help troubleshoot/answer questions when I know something about the problem,But if you want a guide on how to do something there's other places to find them.
User avatar #10819 to #10807 - freakyorange (01/24/2015) [-]
I post updates on what I do to my Jeep periodically, but I haven't lately because I haven't done much to it lately, because the only things left require taking apart the entire front end, and I don't have the time for it.
#10815 to #10807 - apurpleliger (01/23/2015) [-]
I do stuff to my GTO like three times a year
User avatar #10808 to #10807 - hourlyb (01/23/2015) [-]
Because 90% of us don't really work on cars. At least not extensively.
I don't even own a car right now. I just love cars. Thats reason enough to go on this board.
#10802 - jewishcommunazi (01/23/2015) [-]
What's that one car you like but everyone else hates? Mine's Fiat Multipla.
#10847 to #10802 - creepydudewatching ONLINE (4 hours ago) [-]
Renault Laguna.. It's kinda my dream car Even above Ferrari this and Bugatti that
User avatar #10849 to #10847 - nazo (3 hours ago) [-]
Fuuuckkk that car is good
User avatar #10850 to #10849 - creepydudewatching ONLINE (3 hours ago) [-]
#10846 to #10802 - Rei ONLINE (5 hours ago) [-]
Ford M8 I guess.
#10829 to #10802 - lotengo ONLINE (16 hours ago) [-]
#10817 to #10802 - apurpleliger (01/23/2015) [-]
Outside of the Honda/JDM culture the EG hatch doesn't seem to be appreciated very much. In my opinion it's one of the best looking 2-door hatches ever made.
User avatar #10838 to #10817 - chewythewolftwo ONLINE (11 hours ago) [-]
Holy fuck agreed.
I want one, or any older early/mid nineties honda coupe, and yeah. I'd want to go huge power, because I'm stupid
#10853 to #10838 - apurpleliger (2 hours ago) [-]
The EG hatch is the only one I really want to have. Preludes can be cool, but FWD is only really acceptable to me if it's a hatch. Coupes and sedans waste the added potential space a FWD setup provides.
#10809 to #10802 - jorgethemaster ONLINE (01/23/2015) [-]
Bugatti Veyron.
User avatar #10812 to #10809 - jewishcommunazi (01/23/2015) [-]
I thought people liked this one too. Let alone the fact that it has about 1000 hp and can go over 400 km/h.
User avatar #10845 to #10812 - Rei ONLINE (5 hours ago) [-]
Ugly, Heavy, and French.
#10816 to #10812 - apurpleliger (01/23/2015) [-]
I don't like that it's made to go super fast but not anything else. The Koenigseggeggisg that competes with it is much more impressive from a performance standpoint in my opinion, both it and the Hennessey Venom, really.
#10844 to #10816 - sylaz (7 hours ago) [-]
Dafuq you on about. The Veyron is a much more impressive piece of kit then both the Koenigsegg and Venom GT.
Just look at the engine which is a Quad turbo W16, compared to the V8s in the Venom and Koenigsegg.. Or the interior which has great seats for touring, hell it even decent trunk for such a car. Also just for the record im not stating that the Koenigsegg and Venom GT arn't impressive, cause they sure as hell are.
#10851 to #10844 - apurpleliger (2 hours ago) [-]
From a comfort standpoint, the Veyron outclasses the other two, no doubt about it. But the only thing it has going for it performance wise is speed, which is what I was talking about, and even then it's numbers aren't that great.

The Veyron SS only holds 1.00 g on the skidpad, while the Koenigsegg Agera R holds 1.6 g and the 1:one holds 2.00 g, double what the best Veyron can do.

The normal Veyron pushes 1000hp out of that 8.0L W16 that weighs approximately 400kg, or 1200hp out of the SS which has approximately the same engine weight. Top speed of 270mph.
The Agera R pushes the same hp out of a 5.0L V8 that weighs only 200kg. Top speed around 270mph.
The Venom GT pushes 1250hp out of a 7.0L V8. I can't find the weight of this engine. Top speed 266mph.

The Veyron has a unique engine setup, but Koenigsegg and Hennessey are able to get similar or better power and speed out of less complex, smaller, and lighter engines. So to that extent the Veyron is not very impressive from a performance standpoint, in my opinion.
#10852 to #10851 - apurpleliger (2 hours ago) [-]
*it's numbers aren't that great compared to it's competition
User avatar #10813 to #10812 - jorgethemaster ONLINE (01/23/2015) [-]
People don't like the way it looks. /: I don't know why, it looks nice to me.
User avatar #10835 to #10813 - nazo (13 hours ago) [-]
that front could look better
User avatar #10833 to #10813 - alicorn (15 hours ago) [-]
it's the front that looks awful, give it a facelift and it's 10 times better
User avatar #10814 to #10813 - jewishcommunazi (01/23/2015) [-]
I like how it looks too.
#10804 to #10802 - sylaz (01/23/2015) [-]
BMW E65 7 series, or E60 5 series.
Granted they arn't as hated as Multipla..
User avatar #10805 to #10804 - jewishcommunazi (01/23/2015) [-]
I always thought people liked the E60 more than I did. And I don't dislike it.
#10806 to #10805 - sylaz (01/23/2015) [-]
Mostly i think that's cause of the badge.
#10796 - lotengo ONLINE (01/23/2015) [-]
I was just about to complain on /cars/ that i havent spotted anything better than a Lexus NX this year.
But i figured i would go to the supermarket first.
In that 10 minute bikeride i spotted a CLS V8 compressor, a Masserati GranTurismo and topped that off with a Jaguar from the 80's. dont know the type or year but it looked like pic
User avatar #10810 to #10796 - jorgethemaster ONLINE (01/23/2015) [-]
Ayy I saw 2 GranTurismo's today.
User avatar #10830 to #10810 - lotengo ONLINE (16 hours ago) [-]
You probably live in a big city or a very wealthy area.
In a smaller city like mine its rare
User avatar #10848 to #10830 - jorgethemaster ONLINE (4 hours ago) [-]
I live in Toronto, so yeah both of those things. :­P
User avatar #10799 to #10796 - nazo (01/23/2015) [-]
there are like 3 jaguars like that in my town
whats the deal with hem
User avatar #10824 to #10799 - lotengo ONLINE (20 hours ago) [-]
i dont see em alot
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User avatar #10788 to #10787 - shedinja (01/23/2015) [-]
Wrong board my bad
#10782 - hardcorefap (01/23/2015) [-]
Any BRZ or FRS owners in here? In about a year I'll have 20k to play with and I'm considering one. Thoughts? Opinions?
#10818 to #10782 - apurpleliger (01/23/2015) [-]
They're great cars from what I've read, but definitely look into testing out the performance capabilities because a lot of people seem to find it's power a little lacking
#10797 to #10782 - anonymous (01/23/2015) [-]
Since it's extremely popular it is almost guaranteed to get an even bigger aftermarket in the near future so if you plan to modify your car this one definitely has a lot of options.
Unfortunately I've never driven one so I can't provide any info on how it drives but I checked one out that was standing at a Toyota dealers room and the seating position is very nice even if you're on the taller side (I'm 6ft 4" / 194cm)
Maybe just some general advice to buying a car is to do the math beforehand. Calculate if you can pay taxes/insurance/gas/whatever else you need out of your own pocket and if you'll be able to afford repairs if something breaks Check with FRS/BRZ/GT86 forums to find out what are known weak spots
But no matter what car you end up choosing have fun.
User avatar #10798 to #10797 - charac (01/23/2015) [-]
Forgot to log in
User avatar #10790 to #10782 - the one and only ONLINE (01/23/2015) [-]
I imagine a nice daily car. though it's up to you and what fits your needs.

User avatar #10789 to #10782 - Rei ONLINE (01/23/2015) [-]
If you can't get the Toyota Version sure.
#10784 to #10782 - sylaz (01/23/2015) [-]
Don't get one, there's a whole fuckload of other great cars at that price(used that is).
User avatar #10785 to #10784 - hardcorefap (01/23/2015) [-]
name a few of your favorite? I'm trying to get a good idea of whats out there
#10786 to #10785 - sylaz (01/23/2015) [-]
BMW E46 328i, Lexus IS300, Mercedes E500,SL500,VW phaeton,
BMW 540i, MazdaSpeed 6,Lexus LS430. Just to name a few

The Lexus's are reliable as fuck, same goes for the Phaeton and MazdaSpeed6.
The rest will be expensive on maintance, but if you willing to learn to do stuff yourself. Then they are fairly cheap
#10800 to #10786 - anonymous (01/23/2015) [-]
>second hand BMWs over a first hand subaru
#10803 to #10800 - sylaz (01/23/2015) [-]
>Not knowing about deprecation.
>Not knowing about the huge community and DIY guides.
>Not knowing that brand isn't everyting.
User avatar #10783 to #10782 - shedinja (01/23/2015) [-]
It's a nice rear wheel drive coupe, but they aren't very fast
#10780 - thumbsalad (01/23/2015) [-]
Today was a good day.
User avatar #10839 to #10780 - chewythewolftwo ONLINE (11 hours ago) [-]
Top Speed Labs GTR Tuned by Cobb Tuning E85 Dyno Gentlement, meet my mutual friend Mike's 630 horsepower GTR from TopSpeed Labs up here in CT. Shit's mental.
#10854 to #10839 - kaceyjones ONLINE (1 hour ago) [-]
God damn that thing sounds pissed off once he got on it
#10822 to #10780 - kaceyjones ONLINE (23 hours ago) [-]
I've only seen one of these bad boys in my town and was sad to realize an old ass man drives it like.. well an old man. I had to take a pic when I saw it though
User avatar #10811 to #10780 - jorgethemaster ONLINE (01/23/2015) [-]
User avatar #10775 - hourlyb (01/23/2015) [-]
Does anybody here have any suggestions for a PC racing wheel?
I'm looking at either the Logitech G27, or waiting a while and getting the Thrustmaster T500RS or the TX.
User avatar #10801 to #10775 - nazo (01/23/2015) [-]
I have a GT Force Pro

its like the G27 but without a clutch and the gear shifter is rally like and not in H, pretty good if you dont want to spend too much money
User avatar #10777 to #10775 - alicorn (01/23/2015) [-]
I've heard the logitech wheels are okay
User avatar #10778 to #10777 - hourlyb (01/23/2015) [-]
Yeah. I've heard the wheel is good, but the h-shifter is weak.
I'm probably gonna buy a G27 and get a thrustmaster H-shifter.
#10773 - anonymous (01/23/2015) [-]
id flip on my fedora and use it as my car if i could afford it.
#10779 to #10773 - apurpleliger (01/23/2015) [-]
I'd be willing to trade the turret for some doors though
#10772 - reginleif (01/23/2015) [-]
User avatar #10774 to #10772 - freakyorange (01/23/2015) [-]
Good car, good vocaloid, bad when mixed.
User avatar #10759 - magnuskasparov (01/22/2015) [-]
What's a good website to learn about cars, mainly maintenance and diagnosing problems. I was also wondering if there are any sites like courseera that offer courses for people who want to learn to be a mechanic.
User avatar #10821 to #10759 - joshkroger (01/24/2015) [-]
Seeing is learning
Doing is understanding
User avatar #10761 to #10759 - magnuskasparov (01/22/2015) [-]
ok for people looking for the same thing I found this site and it's great. Contains a lot of info and sections about a car and even some driving tips in case you have forgotten or are not familiar with such as driving in snow.
#10758 - dhremdt (01/22/2015) [-]
BMW e30
User avatar #10771 to #10758 - freakyorange (01/23/2015) [-]
I never liked this generation. I know a lot of people would disagree with me, but they're just too boxy.
#10791 to #10771 - sylaz (01/23/2015) [-]
After you driven one, i can assure you that everything is going to make sense ^^
User avatar #10764 to #10758 - charac (01/22/2015) [-]
I want those wheels. A lot.
#10763 to #10758 - sylaz (01/22/2015) [-]
And then you just find the worst ones out there..
User avatar #10742 - cyclonezero (01/22/2015) [-]
Volvo Trucks - The Epic Split feat. Van Damme (Live Test 6)
#10738 - highkey (01/22/2015) [-]
Oh my god.
FJ has a car board.
Im never leaving
#10755 to #10738 - Rei ONLINE (01/22/2015) [-]
User avatar #10747 to #10738 - jorgethemaster ONLINE (01/22/2015) [-]
#10740 to #10738 - highkey (01/22/2015) [-]
What everyone's favorite car? You can probably tell what mine is
#10770 to #10740 - freakyorange (01/22/2015) [-]
Agera R. It's a tie between this and a Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SV
User avatar #10781 to #10762 - malkovo (01/23/2015) [-]
i fucking love that car! 67?
User avatar #10792 to #10781 - firehippie (01/23/2015) [-]
nope. close it's a 66
User avatar #10793 to #10792 - malkovo (01/23/2015) [-]
practically the same, i really want to own one sometime, but i live in norway so i have my doubts
#10794 to #10793 - firehippie (01/23/2015) [-]
don't feel bad. they are hard to find even here in the u.s. not as common as the chevy chevelle or the pontiac gto. it's hard to find the base model let alone the top model

< here is the 67. pretty similar
User avatar #10795 to #10794 - malkovo (01/23/2015) [-]
i may take a trip to the us sometime in the future, loook for one, i won't really care if it's roughed up, as long as the frame isn't fucked, btu it's probably my favorite car i abslutely love the good old american cars
User avatar #10748 to #10740 - the one and only ONLINE (01/22/2015) [-]
JDM cars for me.
User avatar #10745 to #10740 - cyclonezero (01/22/2015) [-]
>not ZR1
#10746 to #10745 - highkey (01/22/2015) [-]
me with bae (z06) z06>zr1
User avatar #10776 to #10746 - alicorn (01/23/2015) [-]
that grand sport tho
#10741 to #10740 - lastone (01/22/2015) [-]
dis one i mostly like the old ones but the new anes are pretty kick ass[spoiler] [/spoiler]
User avatar #10744 to #10741 - highkey (01/22/2015) [-]
oh man, fast backs are my fetish.
heres a picture I took at my town's cars and coffee imgur.com/FqmQauT
#10730 - backwoodsexplain (01/22/2015) [-]
dug my truck out of the ditch thismorning, popped a 10 ply tire and destroyed the entire front end.
i need a hug
User avatar #10743 to #10730 - cyclonezero (01/22/2015) [-]
dat plate on the front tho
#10769 to #10743 - backwoodsexplain (01/22/2015) [-]
solid 1/4 inch steel, at least it made it
User avatar #10733 to #10730 - nigalthornberry ONLINE (01/22/2015) [-]
Is that what it was in?
#10736 to #10733 - backwoodsexplain (01/22/2015) [-]
well ya see that tree about a hundred yards back? i started sliding there at about 35, and when i cut the wheels, an metric shitton of black ice was like "nah bitch, this way" so i hit the hill. drove it up out, thats when i saw the tire. god forbid we miss the only tree on the hillside, no, gotta get it too.
User avatar #10714 - bananaforlife (01/21/2015) [-]
I'm starting to look into getting my first car, do any of you have any experience with subaru impreza's?
User avatar #10765 to #10714 - hourlyb (01/22/2015) [-]
My mom bought a Subaru Legacy in 1997. It lasted 17 years.
They are tanks, trust me. Only thing that broke on it was the clutch, and that was after 140K miles of hard work. pulling a camper for about 20K of that
User avatar #10739 to #10714 - highkey (01/22/2015) [-]
Awesome. Basically what apurpleliger said.
If you have 10k, you should get a hawkeye or bugeye wrx depending on your budget and such.
If you're not looking for a fun fast car and looking into something more practical, an outback is a nice car.
#10727 to #10714 - apurpleliger (01/22/2015) [-]
Subaru in general is a terrific brand as far as quality goes. A normal Impreza that isn't a WRX is going to possibly be a little slow depending on your definition of slow and what year you get, but it's still going to be a great first car as it is capable, controllable, and fast enough to get you places. The only real issue with them is that, being AWD, they consume more gas than an equivalent FWD or RWD would. With the WRX you're looking at a huge insurance premium, though, as they tend to be driven by younger drivers who go fast and crash a lot.

If you can find a decent one in your price range I'd say definitely look into it.
#10716 to #10714 - Rei ONLINE (01/21/2015) [-]
Subaru is a decent build, the impreza is gonna be a bit thirsty.
User avatar #10749 to #10716 - the one and only ONLINE (01/22/2015) [-]
I thought only first gen wrx were fuel guzzlers?
User avatar #10750 to #10749 - Rei ONLINE (01/22/2015) [-]
User avatar #10751 to #10750 - the one and only ONLINE (01/22/2015) [-]
I gotta say, I aint surprise, those things have a lot of litre for a small engine, I mean pop the hood on one, it's got parts just overwhelming it, but I heard 2 to current gen have been better on fuel.
User avatar #10752 to #10751 - Rei ONLINE (01/22/2015) [-]
Better but still pretty shit
User avatar #10753 to #10752 - the one and only ONLINE (01/22/2015) [-]
I think Mitsubishi and Subaru agreed that for their lan-evo and sti model to only reach up to 280 bhp as well. which they both did withing there 2nd gen.
User avatar #10715 to #10714 - shedinja (01/21/2015) [-]
If you get an impreza shoot for the base model, do not get an wrx as your first car those things love trees and fences
User avatar #10722 to #10715 - bananaforlife (01/22/2015) [-]
What exactly causes that? Also do you know if it handles well in the snow?
User avatar #10729 to #10722 - jorgethemaster ONLINE (01/22/2015) [-]
All Subies kick snows ass.
User avatar #10723 to #10722 - freakyorange (01/22/2015) [-]
Usually the cause is the driver overestimating what it can do with no real experience. They're very capable cars, but only in the hands of a pro. Imprezas do handle well in the snow. They're built as consumer-grade rally cars.
User avatar #10724 to #10723 - bananaforlife (01/22/2015) [-]
I'm looking for a used car (around $5k) thats a little sporty but reliable and something I can work on and customize myself, any suggestions?
User avatar #10725 to #10724 - freakyorange (01/22/2015) [-]
RX8. I say this assuming you have the money to do the work you want. RX8s can be really fun but also really expensive, depending on what you do, however, they're not good in snow because they're RWD.

It's hard to find anything FWD or 4WD that is sporty for under $5k.
User avatar #10726 to #10725 - bananaforlife (01/22/2015) [-]
Do you have any recommendations for a good start out car, if we are to ignore the previous criteria? Something cheap but dependable that would handle well in winter? It doesn't necessarily have to look sporty, I've just always been a fan of cars and would like something that looks alright.
User avatar #10728 to #10726 - freakyorange (01/22/2015) [-]
I'd say a late 90s to early 2000s honda. They run forever and are pretty dependable. If you don't like that, I would say a ford focus (the newer the better, the old ones are pretty ugly), if you're not worried about gas mileage, I would say a 90s-early 2000s jeep wrangler or cherokee. jeeps can be difficult to work on if they're old, because jeep has this bad tendency to over-tighten everything, making them hard to work on, but if you wouldn't be modifying it, it wouldn't be an issue. I would recommend the cherokee over the wrangler, but that's my personal taste.

If you want fuel economy, I would say basically any common midrange sedan. There's no perfect car because everyone has their own taste.
User avatar #10732 to #10728 - bananaforlife (01/22/2015) [-]
thanks for your help, I'll do some more research
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