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don't be a faggot

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324f87  No.11248[Reply]

Post your questions here.

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b481f8  No.16883

Decent cars in the UK that aren't completely gimped by insurance? Looking for something fun to drive as a daily but everything that isn't a cuckbox costs a shitload to insure. Budget around £15k




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0644fc  No.12688[Reply]

We mostly talk about cars. Motorcycles are welcome too. The only rules are:

1. Don't be a faggot.

2. Spoiler NSFW content and assume spoilers are NSFW.

Questions? Suggestions? Comments? Post them here or send me an email at SAABotage@8chan.co.

Post new banners here as well.

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9c5b6f  No.15831

>>15585

>>15582

Live with your poor choices.

>>15588

Repair thread is this way >>11248




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ad70ba  No.16789[Reply]

6'3" 240lb manboy leaves girl stranded with dead battery because he says he does not know how to remove a car battery. Troll him here facebook.com/JPress101?lst=100009907068034%3A675491282%3A1535321102

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2e7b20  No.16794

not your personal army faget


c192cf  No.16796

>>16789

nope/10


c5cb15  No.16849

>6'3'' 240lb grown man who could whoop your ass up and down the street goes his own way and allows a strong independent woeman to handle her own problems


abc8f4  No.16893

>>16791

My car is over 20 and the damn battery is under a bunch of shit to get to. It's such a pain in the ass whenever I needed to replace it. Also what would him taking the battery out do if they don't have a second one? He'd still need a new one. Unless they had one already. Lastly why should we care? Half the people I meet are ignorant to anything past filling the car up with gas.


a3c01e  No.16911

What's the story, and why did he/you think it was the battery?




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9a45d8  No.16879[Reply]

After the year 2000 or so, I don't think there have been any cars, particularly daily drivers, that people could genuinely consider as 'classic' once they turn 20 or so. For context, a 20 year old car now includes the likes of the Audi TT and Nissan Skyline R34. And besides, sports cars don't count since they're automatically classics the second they're discontinued.

I would like to be proven wrong. Are there any "everyday" cars made since 2000 that have a 'classic' appeal to them?

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57d5b1  No.16906

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Considering just how common this thing is on the streets, this may be a contender.


12ba7c  No.16907

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I got multiple ideas while answering this thread.

Consider:

8th gen Civic, that design will make it somewhat collectible

Toyota IQ: this small shit is too peculiar to be forgotten

Renault Vel Satis: that fucking retarded design

Renault Avantime: that retarded design for a crossover - coupe - van shit that sold less than 9000 units which already has a fanbase


b9404f  No.16908

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>>16904

My reasoning was that Skoda have made better cars in recent years and that their most memorable post-2000 design is the Yeti (seeing as the Fabia is pre-2000, and the Octavia/Superb are both boring). The EA888 petrol engine seems to be the most desirable version of the Yeti seeing as how the 1.8L is just a destroked 2.0L. You could swap the crankshaft and then start chasing the 300hp model that was in the Mk7 Golf/Seat Leon.

>>16906

>The Mk6 Golf

ok, but the Mk5 is still post-2000 and it had a V6

>>16907

>the "launched at the 2001 Geneva Motor Show to replace the already discontinued Safrane, it was previously revealed as a concept car in 1998" Renault Vel Satis

>The "was first shown in February 1999" Avantime

Millennials can't even lay claims to two of these four ugly and slow cars. They really have nothing.


23fa63  No.16909

>>16908

>concept cars are from 1998 so it can't be a 2000's car

Bro if you only wanna complain at least do it right. A concept car isn't the car itself and the question was about post 2000 cars. These have begun production after 2000.


b9404f  No.16910

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>>16909

>Uncooked bread isn't the loaf itself

>Unborn baby isn't the baby itself

>Unripe fruit isn't the fruit itself

I could go into an explanation of how OP used the phrase "made" rather than "produced" and explain the differences but the thing is… I'm just here to affirm that millennial car design is terrible.

The worst part is, it's not even the millennial generation's fault. If you're designing a car *for* the year 2000 you'd had to have been at least about 20 years old. Which means the designers who produced utter shit were born by 1980 or perhaps earlier. Who entered high school after around 12 years, so around 1992 or earlier (when the rot really had to have sunk itself in).

If everything good was basically already designed by the 1970's, then it would mean that the last generation to receive a good education did so while enduring the aftermath of a major war.

That gives you an idea of how bad things are now.




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f2b8e3  No.16653[Reply]

which one would you pick, I just got my drivers-licence and want to buy a reliable occasion.

I know the jag isn't as reliable as the others but I think it's pretty.

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7aabc6  No.16860

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>>16852

The early model Q45s from the early 90s didn't have a front grille as a weird experimental design. You'd be hard pressed to find one with under 100k miles though.


44a59c  No.16862

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>>16860

If you are a sucker for grillless car designs that you can actually find and afford, the VW Passat B3 is the car for you


4550ac  No.16863

>>16862

Where the fuck are you supposed to find those in working order


3828c5  No.16864

>>16862

In Yurop, of course.

Because Infiniti did not start selling cars in Yurop until they had those stupid SUVs. Anything before them is unobtainium.


a825e4  No.16899

>>16653

get a corolla and seat covers that you can put some coke in and gain road experience while making thousands of $$$ on the side




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3a78c1  No.8705[Reply]

Anyone got some /o/ webms? Starting with a good one.

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f64695  No.16507

>>16498

>>16499

Is that the 24 hours of Spa? Damn thanks anon.


6286b7  No.16508

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>>16507

it is

Here's the source video I'm using

That channel has the whole race in parts too

and they're currently streaming the british GT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45YAV0SDWmo


b4a0f3  No.16873

>>10448

thats not Savannah, thats central Australia.


b49aab  No.16878

>>16873

Do you think you're funny?


ddae0e  No.16891

File: a1d02dbbcbd9bed⋯.mp4 (1.26 MB, 854x480, 427:240, Driving while Russian.mp4)




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98325c  No.16886[Reply]

Is it better to be born light or overcome your weight through great effort?

6e3ae1  No.16887

>>16886

The latter. Now go, run some laps, fatty.


4920c5  No.16889

Anon I can't see the car there's some fat bitch in the way


1f24e2  No.16890

the former

less stress on brakes and easier to manage weight transfer




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74ceb7  No.16837[Reply]

What footwear, preferably trainers, do you fags wear to drive in?

I've heard that Vans and Janoskis are pretty good to drive in as they have solid soles but what are some others?

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1d4d5b  No.16866

>>16865

Either you're doing it wrong, either you've been using it in very dense traffic.


6f22f0  No.16867

>>16865

How heavy is your clutch? But yeah, does not sound like you use your leg correctly.


7ca2b0  No.16870

>>16866

>>16867

I suppose it's kinda heavy? It's a Jeep and I don't thing I been using it wrong. Though it's the ankle that I sprained it before and still hurts.


d4e5ad  No.16871

>>16870

It's the injury then. But feel free to elaborate in your pedaling habits. When starting i use my whole leg, then rest my heel on the floor and use clutch only with the front part fo my feet. And when not intending to shift, i lay it flat on the floor, not on the sloped part next to pedals where it's supposed to go.


7ca2b0  No.16884

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Should I stick with a soft hardtop Suzuki I have but its going to have a 1.6 sidekick engine, ~95hp? or go buy a right had drive, better body, less mileage original JDM import with 50~ horsepower? I don't get it cause one site says the samurai with the 1.3 normal engine has 60hp while the 1.3 turbo Japanese import has 50hp?

The pros of the "project" I have are listed…

>1.6 sidekick HP, good popular engine, more HP and still good MPG

>Parts are USA and its reliable

>I have all the parts I can take to a mechanic so they can install it

>Car needs to be painted, the body is in okay condition. Allows for removal of the hard-soft top so I can make it open body.

>I'll get to choose the new color I want, OD green or maybe Coyote brown

Cons..

<Will probably cost more with the paint job.

<The body is in okayish condition

<Nothing will be done since it was my dads project but since he hasnt touched it for 10+ years, he clearly wont finish it in the next year.

<Cost more just to get it running and ready.

The pros for the JDM I saw on craigslist…

>The body is in good-great condition

>60k miles on it

>1.3 Turbo so it should be better than a stock and probably gets better mileage

>Already in working condition and can start on the upgrades such as a lift, tires etc.

>JDM right had drive

>Real hard top and looks a lot better than what hardtop removable one I have.

Cons..

<Dont know if the seller still has it but its likely…

<Seller is asking for $5200

<I dont have the cash on hand so the seller might not have it by the end of the year when I could potentially have the money.

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9b6daa  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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973efe  No.16876

>>16875

The Suzuki, for two reasons.

>That old AMC 2.5 is AIDSI had a 1998 Dodge Dakota with a fuel-injected version and it was an absolute turd

>Jeeps are only good if you shovel money at them


1193cf  No.16877

>>16876

I was leaning the suzuki too. Thought it doesnt have much after market parts and some of the bigger stuff are kinda pricy, just their bumpers though. Everyhting else seemed okay price if there was any.


bda229  No.16888

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>>16872

Is topcuck even on still? I heard Matt Leblanc was leaving and Evens was done too. Is it just the stig standing there for a few minutes before laps in the latest cars Would be a major improvement by any strech

Also whens then next season of the Grand Tour supposed to start? I also heard that they were going to stop pretty soon.


7c9366  No.16892

Is de-monopolising car inspection business from national service to certified repair shops an improvement or a bad idea?


f3e36e  No.16905

>>7266

>Generally speaking, you mounted a FWD engine transverse because it saves space, but as a result, this means there is going to be an intermediate shaft on one of the axles.

>As a result, the torque being applied to one side is going to be greater than the other, resulting in torque steer.

>Usually when they mount of a FWD cars engine longitudinally it's because they want the transmission to be mounted more centrally, to make the torque steer less prevalent.

Torque steer is when the steering joints different from the wheel center thus when one wheel loses traction the other will tug more and turn around the joint. Like a lever actuated by tire grip.

Driveshaft length and mass do play a role but it's not the reason for torque steer.




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f05047  No.15370[Reply]

>parents get you a car

>it's fwd

>fuck my life

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b24063  No.16724

>>15370

Do you live in the north where the roads gets icy every year? FWD handles a lot better on ice, they're probably concerned for your safety. But all you think about is yourself. Kys


5f7aac  No.16784

>>15370

>not knowing that fwd cars dominate amateur rally

Find yourself a dirt road and snap oversteer into a tree teach yourself the scandinavian flick.


71c679  No.16816

File: be50132d3e6c5c8⋯.jpg (2.22 MB, 4096x2750, 2048:1375, FD3S vs. DC2.jpg)

FWD can be fun too OP


9c8a4a  No.16821

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9b2cd5  No.16869

>>15370

lmao your parents are huge fags for even considering fwd.




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5bf20a  No.16717[Reply]

/r9k/ keeps deleting my posts, raid them

176686  No.16719

>The failures of the failures of the internet rejected OP

What a fucking cocksucker.


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f844c9  No.16733

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No


9ca494  No.16868

File: cf2535154869dd9⋯.jpg (41.96 KB, 640x640, 1:1, MrCleanKidnapper.jpg)

I once posted a thread there and it got deleted immediately, I guess I was too Chad for them.




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008daa  No.16739[Reply]

I bought a stock NA8 Miata at the start of this month. its my first stick car. i've more or less mastered stick and am smooth almost everywhere except for below

>shift into first and pull away

>~3k rpm floor it

>reach ~6500 rpm and shift into second

>let off clutch like usual

>jerky and not smooth at all

this doesn't happen at any other time when shifting. what am i doing wrong? when i accelerate from 0-60+ my shifts from 2-3 and 3-4 are smooth but not 1-2.

help

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008daa  No.16746

>>16739

i went and practiced a bit today. i just wasn't getting on the gas fast enough after fully engaging the clutch so there was a bit of engine braking in there which made it feel jerky. thanks though anons


32ea54  No.16747

>>16743

It only happens at high revs, so I just shift more carefully in 2-3 when I feel like driving like discount Takumi.


a15b57  No.16752

>>16746

or you could… y'know, revmatch into second and have no hick-ups at all. I usualy revmatch my Mazda 323f all the way to 3rd, then use clutch to get to 4th and 5th. (synchro on 4th is broken somehow, i hate grinding gears)


f7ae75  No.16783

>>16739

Be gentle between 1 and 2. Wait a little longer than usual(~0.5s) after pushing the clutch in, and don't force the stick into gear. The 1-2 shift has the highest amount of mechanical stress involved, especially under hard acceleration, and going easy with it will go a long way to preserving your gearbox.

t. drives a Subaru 5MT


fc5fa1  No.16835

>>16739

Lift the clutch as slowly as you would when starting from a standstill when shifting between 1st and 2nd, that should sort the jerkyness.

The higher gears are easier to shift into as

A. the car is moving faster and

B. the size difference isn't as large




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65b4c7  No.13681[Reply]

What does /o/ think about the mx-5, both old and new?

I ask cause I'm thinking of getting one second hand and want to know whether I should go for a newer varient or the MK1. I also have no real knowledge on cars.

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0c14e4  No.16192

File: 9ad1d0cc1c2518a⋯.jpg (42.79 KB, 419x594, 419:594, boltman.jpg)

>>16081

2nd image reminds me of Boltman


b1c1cb  No.16202

>>16081

Next time at least put some bait on the hook


abca66  No.16726

>>14849

Whoever leaves their miata in the snow like that is a fucking monster


f4b8d5  No.16742

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>>16726

nice I can post these again.


584ad2  No.16834

>>16742

you appear to be missing a panel on your lights old chap




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df4e0b  No.6089[Reply]

Shitty deals! Cars that breakdown! horrific customs!

http://grandrapids.craigslist.org/cto/5204065707.html

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7f499e  No.16829

>>16828

For you


133aa3  No.16830

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>>16819

>Antigue


42f0f5  No.16831

>>16819

>fuel:gas

Natural Gas is the future of car fuel.


141d27  No.16832

>>6089

I have an Auto /mini/ board at /mini if anyone wants to have fun


4b0255  No.16833

>>16831

Based Burger probably did not bother to write gasoline… But yea, gas is one of fuels of the future. What a shame it's cheap, so no big jews companies will invest in it.




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30511f  No.13438[Reply]

Post some good videos, channels whatever. Some glorious 4age itb sound

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6a0921  No.16802

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9eefd1  No.16813

>>16802

impressive!


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31ab81  No.16823

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Kei car trackday


e2d7e4  No.16825

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