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GAS THE BIKES, RACE CAR NOW

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d1e8b2 No.11225[Reply]

Hello everyone, Saab anon here.

I got tired of looking at the brownpills and thought that we should have an active BO. I sent a claim for /o/, and now here I am. the last BO wasn't active since February

I already took the liberty of deleting the brownpills and spoilering some porn, as well as changing the board message. I also made moderation logs completely public because I like transparency.

Some things I would like to do:

>get more banners

>maybe get custom flags - like for automakers, racing teams, etc

>not be a faggot BO

Does anyone else have any suggestions? Post them here for discussion or email me. Post your new banners here as well.

Follow the rules:

http://8ch.net/o/rules.html

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f304b4 No.12467

>>12459

What? Care to elaborate on your extremely vague comment on an out-of-context quote?




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926626 No.11248[Reply]

Post your questions here.

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d0d70b No.12417

My cars master cylinder won't stop fucking leaking. I took off the old cylinder and inspected it and thought it was the issue, so I got a new one. However the new one leaks in EXACTLY the same way. It leaks at the bottom of the plate that bolts up to the brake booster. I'm thinking of putting some sort of gasket there to force it to stop. Does anyone have experience doing something like custom gaskets? Could I just tighten the part down on an o-ring and call it good?

This shit is fucking up my paint and I'm tired of it




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ea175e No.12328[Reply]

Was looking around for a torrent and found this on youtube. Funimation also has Second Stage on their channel, but nothing later than that. Here's the playlist for First Stage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVG7zusJ1t8&list=ELLBPz0QR3ebI

Third, Fifth and Final Stages are readily available on nyaa, but I can't find Fourth Stage anywhere. If anyone has it or knows where to find it, please post it.

I also came across an "Initial D Legend" trilogy, never heard of it but it looks like it was released last year? Also available on nyaa.

Also, here is the complete manga that an anon posted a while ago: https://mega.nz/#F!cQUFHJJa!MFUJaCq-RJ1ry1EAUGOU5w

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5ba3ea No.12388

9anime has it if you want it streamed




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58fe0d No.12542[Reply]

Is the Saturn sedan a good car?

c33d35 No.12544

Define "good"




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758607 No.10418[Reply]

Hey, figured we could have a "spotted" thread. Post pictures that you yourself have taken while out and about.

Pic related, saw a really clean SRT-10 a couple weeks ago that was stopped in front of me at a light.

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cbca73 No.12458

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>>11975

>>11977

>>11987

>>11989

>>11997

>>12075

>implying you don't deserve this when you own a miata

What else do you expect, when you leave unattended what is ultimately considered to be the world's greatest chick magnet, other than the nearest observing women bouncing around on your car seats? If you're looking to swerve them away in disgust, buy a new car.


7975dc No.12462

>>12458

The ND costs at least a 30000 bucks


5465ed No.12463

>>12458

>it's acceptable for people to fuck with your car because you get what I think you deserve for buying what I think is a fuckboy car

Get off my board.

>>12462

A new, base ND is ~$25k. Regardless, I assume he meant buy something else that isn't a Miata.


773445 No.12537

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I saw this today


7c6153 No.12543

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>>12537

>>12537

Last time I was at the Nordschleife there was this Porsche Carrera (full track mode) with a yuge Stahlgewitter sticker in its back window.

This is Stahlgewitter.




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a5ca55 No.12447[Reply]

I'm not putting this in the QTDTOTT because I'm hoping this is going to be a build thread.

Basically, my dad has a 1986 Toyota SR5 Pickup. The engine is shot, so he's thinking about doing a V8 swap.

I know everyone is going to say do a 2JZ swap, but his heart is set on doing a V8 swap.

We have both a Ford 289carbed and 302fuel injected sitting around. Both need to be rebuilt, but the 289 has a C4 attached to it.

I've always been a Fordfag, but I know it's going to be cheaper and easier to go with some variant of an LS or a SBC.

I'm pretty sure the 4x4 faggots out there already have done this swap, so that makes me think an LS1 or LS3 in an old 2wd Toyota should be that much easier.

This truck's work days are done, so throw reliability out the window. Obviously, we aren't going to do an LSX swap because cash.

Thoughts on what chevy is a good one to pull the engine from? Not too worried about wiring since Painless should be able to handle most of the hard parts. I'ts still going to be a bitch getting it wired in the truck.

I'm just going to be the grunt for my dad, since I do all his mechanic stuff. Give me a good reason to steer him in the direction of a 2JZ instead of an LS, and ill do it.

It's got a 5 speed manual BTW.

If this thread gets any interest, I'll post some pics.

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b9b2c0 No.12534

>>12532

I would think that depends on what you are doing. Maybe for drifting you would want it to be easy to fling around, but not for autocross or time attack. In the case of a road car or general purpose fun car it seems to me that it would be best to have it as balanced as possible.


3c517f No.12535

>>12534

Ok, maybe not for autocross. But for road use, being able to very quickly throw the tail's saved me from a few accidents.


06713a No.12536

I prefer having a light tail. That way if you notice some understeer (i do not have power steering), you pull the handbrake and powerslide the corner avoiding accident.


3c517f No.12539

>>12536

One time my tie rods were so bent I had almost no left turn ability and had to use the accelerator to turn. I think the only reason I didn't die is because my truck had big cylinders and almost no weight on the drive axle.


b9b2c0 No.12540

>>12535

>>12536

You can also achieve a similar result regardless of your weight distribution, by giving a lot of throttle and more turn. Both methods only work if you know how to drift. If you don't, you risk spinning out and making any potential accident worse.

It seems to me that both methods of drifting would also not work very well if your car had traction control. You'd probably lose the drift after a couple seconds and then get launched into a tree, or something to that effect.




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1abeac No.12522[Reply]

Right off the bat, he is not /ourguy/ as he is a self proclaimed ricer faggot.

7a4acd No.12526

>>12522

literally who


a7da4f No.12538

OP here, disregard that, i suck cocks. They took down the notice after only one day the heartless fucks.

Some 8ch mod apparently went to the hospital for organ failure and they made a get well soon thread on his personal board which was like /civicrturbo/ or some shit, it was gay as fuck so i mad this thread to laugh. shit was NOT cash


7a4acd No.12541

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>>12538

And you didn't link to the thread, the board, or anything else to give us context. You're a massive faggot.




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2bbea4 No.12469[Reply]

Can someone explain the shift in car manufacturing from the more geometric and metal design to the more curved and plastic design? The material is probably just a cost thing, but most cars now-a-days pretty much all look like shit and look the same. I'm interested in how and why this shift occurred. I might be biased but newer cars look uninspired and samey.

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e2cd67 No.12498

>>12474

>>12477

The Suburban, and the few other cars like it, have and always will be exceptionally large cars.

The 50s are significant because cars got progressively smaller and more conservative looking through the 60s and 70s, until most people were driving mid-size or compact cars like they are today. Most cars now are bigger and heavier because they have to be able to fit all the required safety tech and meet pedestrian and crash safety regulations.


04ec40 No.12504

>>12498

that's an Escalade but ok, I agree with that.


e2cd67 No.12507

>>12504

Oops, I thought it was a Chevy badge from the thumbnail… They are the same platform anyway.


9fe583 No.12510

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Short Answer: Government mandates

Long Answer: Between pedestrian crash standards and CAFE, manufactures have been bent over a barrel and fucked hard, no lube or condoms. In a effort to meet these ludicrous demands manufactures have to meet the best possible engineered solution for MPG and hitting some fuck who think he can dance in the street.

So to answer your question as to where car design has gone? Out the fucking window, that's where.


d7f774 No.12533

>>12510

Pedestrian safety should have been the other way around where pedestrians are given or mandated to wear safety gear in case of vehicular accident.

Think of all the tax revenue and fines that could be had!




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fb16ca No.5473[Reply]

Doing my plugs and wires soon. I've got pre-gapped Bosch Iridium spark plugs, and the gap on the box is the correct gap for my engine. I'd like to just put them in as-is without messing with the gap, since the electrode is so easy to damage, and because I'm pretty sure I've screwed up a couple iridium plugs before by gapping them. The thing is, 90% of "pre-gapped" plugs I've checked in the past were set at the wrong gap (and were not even consistent in how far off they were).

So which is riskier? Messing with the gap to make sure it's right, or leaving them alone and potentially using the wrong gap?

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02d6ef No.12524

>>12519

I would probably go for the Miata because they are easier to work on afaik. If you look at Mighty Car Mods' S2000 build videos, there are a lot of weird things on that car.

As for whether you should go NA or NB, it depends on what you are looking for. The NA had basically no power anything (windows, steering, etc) so it could be considered a purer experience. The NB has more power options, more electronics (loses points in my book) but a little more power, as well as the benefit of being a second generation car. I've heard it feels more refined.

S2000 is more expensive because

>it was more expensive new and has held it's value well

>Honda didn't make as many as Mazda made Miatas

>They aren't as old and generally have lower miles than Miatas

>less depreciation due to being newer

If you can, I would test drive both and see which you like more.

>>12523 is right to a point. It depends on how many mods you want to/are willing to do. Chris Harris thinks the Miata is a good roadster, not a good sports car. The S2000 is probably a bit sportier if only for it's increased power. Again, I would try to test drive both and see which you like more.


7d271a No.12527

>>12523

I guess "sports car" was the wrong word to use.

>>12524

If the s2000 takes too much know how then maybe I'll think twice. I'm pretty new at this. I can do basic repairs.

>As for whether you should go NA or NB

I like the NAs more. I just like the s2000 a lot. I've been told both here and offline that the MX5 is a really easy car to learn stick on . No idea how easy or hard the Honda is to learn.

I want a fun convertible and these are the only 2 cars that really catch my eye. My buddy has the 350Z roadster and it's okay. I like older Z's more and it's better as a hardtop.


02d6ef No.12528

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>>12527

It doesn't necessarily take more knowhow, but there are some weird/annoying things. Granted, you are less likely to run into them if you don't do a lot of mods. Embed related if you want to sit through 20 minutes. Miatas can be fixed with swear words, though.

>learning manual

The S2000 engine has basically no torque so you shouldn't have too much trouble in that regard. I've never driven one so I can't speak for how the controls feel. This should be obvious but it would be wise to learn how to drive it before you ask for a test drive.

Something else I didn't think of earlier is that because the S2000 is newer it will also have more electronics, so it will likely be a bit harder to work with than an NA Miata (older and it was very basic mechanics for its time afaik). The fact that MCM can work on it, seemingly without much electronic trouble, means it's probably not that hard.

Basically you are likely to be at least slightly more annoyed by working on the S2000 than you will working on the Miata. Engineering Explained has an S2000 as well and has done a few videos about it if you want to check those out.


7d271a No.12529

>>12528

I've watched him before. I might give those vids a go.


02d6ef No.12531

>>12529

They've also done a couple Miatas so check those out too. Mostly relevant if you are going to mod it though.




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2d6376 No.6018[Reply]

self-explaintory

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bb6db6 No.12191

>>10281

>>10282

Reminds me of the loli van. You know the one.


f61283 No.12217

>>6378

Furries wonder why they're laughed at.


27d06f No.12243

>>6239

Snazzy


a09ea8 No.12516

>>12191

I don't.


b24045 No.12530

>>6239

>a nice car perfectly good stock

>red candy paint

>throwing some 22s" on there

>shitty chrome plating

I hate everything about niggers.




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338b2d No.8642[Reply]

>Be 2015

>Be Toyota

>Kill Scion due to paternal evolutionary convergence and shift in youth culture

>Researches new approach to win over today's youth with updated and assimilated flagship car.

>"Hmm"

>"What are these may-mays the kids speak of?"

1 month later

>"So which meme should we facelift OUR, totally NOT Subaru's GT86

to resemble???"

>???

>"I got it!"

Fast forward to March 2016

> "HEY YOUNG SPORTS ENTHUSIASTS"

>"HEARD YOU LIEK MUDKIPS"

Reception at New York Auto Show

FRS Fans: ==JUST==

Toyota: That's the spirit :^) . We'll base the 2nd gen 86 off that one XD.

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d047e2 No.12235

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>>12198

It's not even that a front end is pointy (certainly doesn't help but) it's the fact that even the lightest current production car is still 800+ kg, and the slowest it's most likely to be going is 30 Km/h fucking hurts. Rough math and being generous with the amount of car to person contact is still more then enough to break a femur. Now it shouldn't break your femur cause you'll move away from the impact so the impact is lessened but, best case scenario is going to be a bad time.

>>12205

What's always struck me as odd is that we have safety standards for shit for some thing that's only going to happen once or twice during a persons life. I know it's a daily multiple occasion event, but for the average person it's going to be a fluke, and will either take place when they're going so slow they could have survived it in a soapbox or a person was driving in a manner that was totally illegal.

And hitting anyone with a car gains at least assault with a weapon, if not a myriad of other infractions.

It's all about preparing to do something illegal (which could also be used for as an argument against high horsepower but, if the Japs have taught us anything, no one cares about frivolities like horsepower caps).

If anything governments should put out a PSA on HOW to get hit by a car, cause it's not that hard actually. Jump and aim for the windshield if there's no getting out of the way, or try rolling off the side. It's not gonna be great either way but should keep you from getting sucked under the car and is more pushing you over the car rather then onto the ground.

>>12231

For faulty electronics I'd say track down a wiring guide and locate your grounds. If they're corroded or clearly not conducting properly, give them a clean and that should help with weird electrical problems. If the ground is fine but the issue persists then I'd say change the lighPost too long. Click here to view the full text.


72d91d No.12236

>>12235

>PSA on HOW to get hit by a car,

Never thought of that. Though I imagine it's about as likely to be implemented as the things I suggested. Idiots refuse to accept any responsibility for their own safety - another reason we have all these regulations.


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>>12205

I was referring to the 86, which IMO isn't bubbly at all, and despite all the "wah wah we'll never get something like the supra again because pedestrian safety" moaning, is as pointy as a MKIV and perhaps even less pedestrian safe because it's smaller and it'll topple anything it hits even harder.


72d91d No.12271

>>12256

I was reinforcing your point. If you get hit by a car, the smoothness of the bodywork doesn't matter. You will be injured if the car is moving at more than walking pace.

Pedestrian safety standards aren't the only thing fucking up cars, either. Crash safety probably does more to inhibit the driving experience. The measures I mentioned to reduce pedestrian impacts would also reduce vehicle impacts. Basically all of our automotive related problems, except for emissions, are caused by shitty drivers.


2ccee5 No.12515

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>>10948

>you will live to see people hacking ECUs and (illegally) building their own mad-max tier cars from scratch with 30 year old tech from blueprints bought off the black market as nothing unusual

Feels /cyber/ian man.




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827bf7 No.5809[Reply]

Let's give /ybt/ a shot at superior chan.

Starting off with my new shitbike.

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bebe05 No.12323

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>>12172

That being said, pic related is a bike too.


fffc27 No.12412

What's a cheap moto? Talking like the kind that are really real cheap and I can easily mess with fixing. I know ninjas are plentiful but I'm not really looking for a sportbike.

It can be a small bike, too. I'm not planning on going 70 on the parkway right out of my 15 hour msf classes.


171b95 No.12431

>>12412

I don't know where you live, but in the US, anything under 700cc is acceptable.

My first bike was a 1979 Yamaha XS650 that was a HUUUGE piece of shit. I learned a lot from that bike. Like how to set valves, clean engine sludge, troubleshoot wiring harnesses, troubleshoot charging systems, fix ancient disintegrating fuse blocks, steering head bearings….

the list goes on forever.

Pre1980's bikes are usually points-based ignition and simple carburetors.

late 80's-90's bikes typically are hard to find parts for anymore.

Stick to something with a cult following and you'll be fine. Such as the CX500/xs650/cb750.

If you're looking for something smaller for whatever reason, get a honda rebel 250 and modify it to be less dike-bike, or find a wrecked ninja 250 at auction for pennies and throw $20 on it.


972eb1 No.12434

>>12431

>late 80's-90's bikes typically are hard to find parts for anymore.

Why?


588b98 No.12513

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>>12431

>Pre-1980s bikes are usually points-based ignition and simple carburetors.

No-wheels fag here, I've got a long time rider and mechanic friend hyping me up to buy a| bike and go traveling and Korean/Chinese bikes that use that system are my first -and probably only- choice; besides the Suzuki DR650.

He tells me how in his travels to bike events he has seen many a great ride stranded while cheap air-cooled knockoffs are easily repairable almost anywhere. It's the only choice because this is a socialist shithole where finding parts is an exercise in frustration and having your ride be too good or too shabby can get you killed for it.




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00502f No.12449[Reply]

What was your first car, /o/? And what do you think a good one would be?

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f3812e No.12499

>>12489

There are roughly 10% sedans on the Euro market sold each year. If you really enjoy cars, you won't get the sedan but the convertible/coupe or the collectible in Europe. Sedans are seen as company cars or daddies cars round here.


13fe37 No.12500

>>12499

Umm, i would like some source for that claim. Though yeah, currectly sedan market is not like it was before the SUV craze began.

Very popular dad car to buy after giving the hatchback away to kid is Audi A6 or better. At least where i live. V6 engine, good looks, durable, and you can tell the wife it can still fit everyone inside.


f3812e No.12501

>>12500

I'll find you a source when I get home

Here, to buy an A6 with the V6 means you're really wealthy. People at the bottom line never get over hatchbacks (or Dacia) or used rides. A 60k€ ride isn't for everyone if you take into account the insurance that goes with it.

Take it from me, my father had sedans since he worked as an architect, but he could never afford better than an Audi Q5.


80f210 No.12505

>>12500

>>12501

http://www.jato.com/usa/suv-takes-over-as-the-best-selling-segment-in-europe-for-the-first-time/

here you go, mate. I wasn't far from the truth, here they say approximately 12% to sedans, including mid size, large size and luxury sedans.


80f210 No.12506

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>>12500

>>12501

>>12505

Triple posting for the sake of it




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b04b7a No.12011[Reply]

Post what you listen to in the car.

Synthwave is best drivewave imo. I'll post some.

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3dfdbd No.12392

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easy mode


0550d9 No.12397

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>>12390

Yes I'm a gigantic faggot, please rape my face. For long drives I listen to embed related, daily driving it's whatever is on my ipod.


378c12 No.12401

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>>12390

I was gonna let this thread fall off the catalog but now I may as well post this. Lazerhawk's latest album.


3301a0 No.12439

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Warning: do not drive a Maverick ML8 with this song playing late at night.

Trust me, DO NOT DO EET!


9b244e No.12502

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>>12011

While rolling through the hood.




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cde4a9 No.10365[Reply]

I heard you guys are fags that don't own cars, post your pictures and prove me wrong.

Pictures of work being done are better

Pic related, taking all front panels off for painting and redoing weatherstripping

New front bumper cover is ASAP

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b6954a No.12452

>>12445

>I tend to dislike modern cars because of the overabundance of electronic and computer integration

I'm with you there.

>I want at least 20/25 city/highway, it has to be functional

Was about to suggest a Saab 900. If it runs well to begin with then they are very reliable. Some parts are more expensive though, and hard to find due to obvious reasons. Some things are shared with the GM2900 platform, USDM models based on which include the Saturn SL1. Saab replaced over 60% of the parts though.

I've been trying to think of something with similar qualities (gargantuan trunk, two doors, sporty-ish, preferably turbo) and the only thing I can think of that comes close is the AE86, which is even rarer than a 900 - at least where I live. The second generation Hyundai Accent has a similar body style, similarly sized trunk (I think), and is reliable as fuck, but it's Korean and they didn't know the meaning of "sports car" in 1999.

I think the next closest thing would be an Integra/RSX or some such sporty liftback. Not as much trunk space though. I'll need something when my 900 conks out in 150k miles and all the parts are gone so I'll keep looking…

>if I'm secure enough in my masculinity to drive a 2 seat european car

It's Japanese. If you aren't secure enough to drive a Miata then you are a closet homo. They are cheap, reliable, and fun as hell. Nothing else matters.


8efd9e No.12470

>>12452

Funny you mention it. I first found out about the 900 like a month ago and fell in love with it. They seem to go for a little much for what they are at least around here because SAAB guys are apparently second only to Mopar guys in autism and endless money to throw at things. They're also a little bit older than whats ideal for me right now. Again if I was just commuting and not driving for work it would be one thing, but I really can't justify a project car as a daily driver especially given my lack of car repair skills/

I'll check out the integra. Only thing I ever really haul is some long gun cases to the range and 2x4s for projects. I miss my pickup, but not everyone asking me to help them move shit


b6954a No.12471

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>>12470

I should note that I'm referring to the NG900 (1994-2002), not the C900 (1979?-1993). A C900 would be more of a project because the chances of finding one in close to good working condition aren't as high. The NG900 is technically a 9-3 after 1998, but the two are basically the same - you can take pretty much any 1st generation 9-3 part and put it on an NG900.

>SAAB guys are apparently second only to Mopar guys in autism and endless money to throw at things.

Unsurprising.

>little bit older than whats ideal for me right now.

2002 isn't very old, but I didn't mention that before.

A last generation Celica would be similarly sized to an Integra/RSX, though I doubt the driving experience would be very similar. I've never driven either but I've not heard great things about the Celica. I would look for an Integra/RSX and look at Celicas if you can't find one of those. You could also do your own research on Celicas and see if they are any good.


8efd9e No.12490

>>12471

I'm still not really sure what I like in a car beyond looks and sound. My ranger and cavalier were both loyal and reliable to me. Truck was great for curbhopping during parking wars at college and general hazards of Massachusetts roads. Cavalier was the perfect beater econobox for an early 20s dumbass


b6954a No.12497

File: 57bca1e6ba3bbe5⋯.jpg (80.11 KB, 750x560, 75:56, d21.jpg)

File: d487c53ffaefeaf⋯.jpg (77.28 KB, 800x530, 80:53, hilux.jpg)

>>12490

If you liked both of those for those reasons, combine them and get a Hardbody or an older Toyota pickup. First generation Pathfinder and 4Runner are the same thing but with full roofs and back seats.

Also, after watching Celica videos for longer than I'd like to admit, it looks like that would be a good buy as well. I'd strongly suggest getting the GTS if you go that route.

I think I already said that pretty much anything Japanese will be reliable, and a lot of things are fun. If you don't know what you want, look around for things you like the look of and research to see if it's worth having. I don't know what else to tell you.




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