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    Ok so I jacked this. But I thought it was cool. Pass it on, DON'T **** IT UP! You get one post then you're done!


    Your Current Car :
    1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo

    Color:
    Super Red

    Odometer Reads:
    139,000 Miles

    Purchase Price:
    $2,700

    Fixed Problems:
    Overheating (headgasket, radiator, water pump)
    Rich Condition (Air Flow Meter)

    Remaining Problems:
    Paint is horrible
    Syncros are wearing
    Interior needs work
    Minor T-Top Leak

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -$200 4-Channel Amp
    -$15 Silicone Vacuum Hose Kit
    -(Barter) Blow Off Valve
    -$60 Spark Plug Wires

    Future Plans:
    -New Paint!
    -Intercooler Tubing
    -10" Subwoofers

    Why did you buy it?
    -Good Looking
    -Mechanic's Special
    -Fast
    -Reliable

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -Mid Engine
    -Comfortable
    -Fast
    -Attention Whore
    -Rear Wheel Drive

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -No spot for big subwoofers
    -Cheap, ghetto alarm

    Previous and other cars:
    -1994 Honda Civic Sedan

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Toyota Volta
    -Honda NSX
    -Mazda RX-8
    Audio Rockford Fosgate: 900 Watt 4-channel amp, 501bd Mono amp
    Computer AMD 2400+ XP, 1 GB DDR RAM, Orbit Micro 250W DC-DC PSU

    Head units are for cheaters!
    sure some girls fake orgasms.....but it's guys like me who fake the whole relationship

  • #2
    Your Current Car :
    2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder

    Color:
    Spectra Blue Mica

    Odometer Reads:
    72,000

    Purchase Price:
    $24,000

    Fixed Problems:
    -Blew a shortblock - factory replaced under warranty.

    Remaining Problems:
    -Rattles

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -Too much to list

    Future Plans:
    -Sway bars
    -Chassis bracing.
    -2zz engine swap.

    Why did you buy it?
    -Most fun to drive car I've ever had the pleasure of owning.

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -Drives like its on rails. Goes exactly where you want it to.
    -Mid Engine
    -Rear Wheel Drive
    -Comfortable
    -Carputer!

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -Sucks up all my money.
    -Solid motor mounts make daily-driving a bit rougher.

    Previous and other cars:
    -1996 Honda Civic.
    -1999 Mercedes C230.

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Perhaps a truck to trailer my mr-s to the tracks
    Stealth OEM spyder
    1204 dot net!

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    • #3
      Your Current Car :

      1997 Phase 1 Pugeot 306 1.6

      Color:
      Diablo Red (dark metallic)

      Odometer Reads:
      78,000

      Purchase Price:
      0 (but gave old car to sister)

      Fixed Problems:
      -A/C leak
      - Minor electrical faults (inc. seatbelt pre-tensioners)
      - Car written off and rebuilt with new front suspension

      Remaining Problems:
      -Some small electrical faults (faulty switches mainly)

      What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
      -OEM alloys

      Future Plans:
      -Window tints
      -uprated discs and pads
      -engine rebuild/strengthening and turbo(serioulsy considering it)

      Why did you buy it?
      -Great handling hatchback
      -looked a lot better than my old car
      -PhD meant i didnt have enough money to go for anything else

      What do you like the most about your car?
      -Now i have the tyre selection sorted it doesnt have understeer
      -Aircon is nice
      -Good city car - easy to park
      -Suprises owners of faster cars due to the handling

      What do you dislike about your car?
      -1.6 engine is too slow
      -Bastard to fit a capPC in!

      Previous and other cars:
      -1993 Ford Fiesta
      -1993 Citroen ZX

      Possible Future Cars:
      -2002 Mercedes C200K
      -2002 Audi A4 Avant tdi
      -2000 Pugeot 306 GTi-6

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      • #4
        Your Current Car :
        2003 Toyota Tacoma SR5 Extended Cab

        Color:
        Imperial Jade Mica

        Odometer Reads:
        ~29,000

        Purchase Price:
        $17K

        Fixed Problems:
        None, since I bought it new

        Remaining Problems:
        - Windshield needs replacing (two cracks and a chip)
        - Small dent in fender near the rear bumper

        What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
        CarPC parts!

        Future Plans:
        - Lowering kit
        - New rims & rubber (likely 17" or 18" 5-spoke)
        - Bedliner & hardshell tonneau (or Snugtop)

        Why did you buy it?
        - I like trucks
        - Toyotas are sickeningly reliable
        - My old truck was dying and I needed reliable transportation for work
        - Toyota Motor Credit was the first to offer me financing!

        What do you like the most about your car?
        - The color, which they don't offer on Tacomas anymore

        What do you dislike about your car?
        Nothing

        Previous and other cars:
        1984 Honda Civic
        1985 Renault Le Car
        1987 Honda CRX Si
        1988 Shevy Station Wagon
        1988 Isuzu Pickup
        1994 Ford Rander
        1984 Ford Bronco (loved that beast!)
        198x Renault Something (It was a $300 beater)
        1990 CRX (totalled)
        1992 Toyota Tacoma (also totalled)

        Possible Future Cars:
        New Toyota Tundra
        Harley Softtail Heritage (Oh! That's not a car!)
        Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
        How about the Wiki?



        Under normal circumstances, a signature would go here.

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        • #5
          Your Current Car :
          2005 Mazda3i 4-Door

          Color:
          Strato-blue (purple-y blue)

          Odometer Reads:
          1450

          Purchase Price:
          $12K

          Fixed Problems:
          None

          Remaining Problems:
          -AC diffuser plate install

          What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
          - XM Roady mounting kit
          - PIE Aux-in adapter

          Future Plans:
          - Stubby antenna
          - Dealer power lock and cruise install (if they dont want to rape me on it)
          - Carputer, obviously

          Why did you buy it?
          - Ford employee A-Plan
          - Mazda warranty
          - Gas mileage
          - Previous car blew the trans cooler

          What do you like the most about your car?
          - Color (doesnt show dirt)
          - Gas mileage

          What do you dislike about your car?
          - No power locks or cruise

          Previous and other cars:
          - 1992 Dodge Spirit
          - 2001 Plymouth Neon

          Possible Future Cars:
          - Subaru WRX STi
          - Saturn Vue (depends on if children will be involved at that point)
          MII-12000 / Ampie / Lilliput 7" / BU-355 / PicoPSU / uSDC
          Currently: Enjoying the setup, but always contemplating my next move...

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          • #6
            Your Current Car :
            2005 Scion Xb

            Color:
            Black Cherry Pearl

            Odometer Reads:
            10,800

            Purchase Price:
            $16K

            Fixed Problems:
            None, since I bought it new

            Remaining Problems:
            Need to color sand and buff original paint to lose the factory "orange peel"

            What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
            Carbon Fiber rear wing
            17" tires and wheels
            Interior paint
            lowering springs
            strut tie bar

            Future Plans:
            more carbon fiber

            Why did you buy it?
            Coolest looking car in the world!!!

            What do you like the most about your car?
            The color and the attention we get

            What do you dislike about your car?Nothing

            Previous and other cars:
            2003 Ford Sporttrac
            2003 Ford Windstar
            2002 Ford F150
            88 VW Rabbit
            88 Olds Cutlass
            86 Olds Cutlass
            72 Ford F150

            Possible Future Cars:
            Scion Truck when it comes out

            The Car 2005 Scion xB

            The Truck 2004 GMC Canyon

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            • #7
              Your Current Car:
              1993 Nissan Altima

              Color:
              Grayish Blue Pearl Clearcoat

              Odometer Reads:
              201,000

              Purchase Price:
              $1000

              Fixed Problems:
              - small mechanical issues
              - radiator leak
              - alternator

              Remaining Problems:
              - Noisy lifters
              - Bumper (dent)
              - Front passenger quarter panel

              What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
              - Brembos (drilled / slotted)
              - Raybestos pads
              - Sprint Springs (2" lower)
              - Tokico Struts
              - Short air intake
              - Focuz Strut Bar (front)
              - 12" Image Dyanics
              - Pioneer amp 760watt max
              - Infinity Beta X10 passive x-overs
              - Pioneer 7/8" dome tweeters
              - Niche 17" 2 piece rims
              - Wynstar 195/40/17
              - OEM light spoiler
              - Glow Shift Air/Water/Voltage Gauge
              - NeonEdge 3 gauge pillar pod
              - Hyper reverse indiglow dash gauges
              - Eibach camber kit

              Future Plans:
              - Window tints
              - End links
              - Sway bars
              - Kumho Ecsta 205/50/17
              - Better gauges
              - Black oem carpet
              - Black interior
              - Carbon fiber hood
              - New paint
              - Leather seats
              - Sparco/Momo steering wheel
              - Electronic tranny controller
              - Full engine buildup or Turbonetics/Fmax turbo
              - Body kit (maybe)
              - Pioneer mono amp
              - Hotshot 4-2-1 headers
              - Catback exhaust
              - MSD ignition
              - OEM new parts (for quality and appearence)

              Why did you buy it?
              - Inexpensive
              - Nissan fan
              - Relocated to Atlanta and needed car a.s.a.p.
              - Very reliable

              What do you like the most about your car?
              - Torquey 2.4L engine (Nissan 240 engine)
              - Gas mielage
              - Appearence
              - Low maintence cost
              - Space
              - Not hard to work on
              - In the import tuner hobby not everyone has one
              - Unique styleing for that time ('93)

              What do you dislike about your car?
              - Driver space
              - Turning radius
              - No rear rotors
              - Small aftermarket support

              Previous and other cars:
              - 1983 Chevy Caprice
              - 1985 Cadillac Deville
              - 1986 Mazda 626
              - 1991 Mazda 626
              - 1989 Toyota Corrola
              - 1985 Jeep Cherokee
              - 1987 Honda Accord

              Possible Future Cars:
              - Nissan 350z
              - Nissan 240
              - Nissan Sentra SeR Spec-V
              Osiris Networx

              --Tuning is all about price vs performance. You've got to find your own medium.--

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              • #8
                Your Current Car:
                - 2003 100th anniversary harley davidson F-150

                Color:
                - Black / silver

                Odometer Reads:
                - 15,325

                Purchase Price:
                - way to much

                Fixed Problems:
                - none.

                Remaining Problems:
                - none


                What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
                - airaid cold air intake
                - overdrive pully for supercharger
                - rear spring drop shackles
                - superchips tuner
                - bug shield
                - wind / rain deflectors on windows.


                Future Plans:
                - brembo exhaust
                - larger throttle body


                Why did you buy it?
                - it was what I wanted.

                What do you like the most about your car?
                - It's extremly fast.....430 HP
                - it's very responsive.
                - handles like a sports car.
                - always gets looks.
                - Leather everywhere
                - it's freaking beautiful :d

                What do you dislike about your car?

                - I'll get back to you when I find something.

                Previous and other cars:
                - 00 bmw 323ci sports coupe - still have
                - 98 nissan altima - still have
                - 92 mitsubishi eclipse
                - 78 f-250 4x4 - still have
                - 75 gran torino - starsky and hutch car, sister has it now
                - 89 mazda mx6
                - 78 cougar
                - 73 vega panel truck
                -- many many more-
                2003 100th harley F-150
                PCChips C3 VIA/eden, M1 ATX smart car.
                Here is my project so far: My 100TH Harley-Puter
                Ride safe


                Buy my stuff: Stuff

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                • #9


                  Your Current Car :
                  1971 VW Beetle

                  Color:
                  Blue and White

                  Odometer Reads:
                  50,109 Miles (rolled over numerous times)

                  Purchase Price:
                  $300

                  Fixed Problems:
                  Everything from rubber gaskets to complete body work and interior

                  Remaining Problems:
                  -

                  What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
                  -riveria rims and tires
                  -15 Kickers
                  -500 W AMP
                  -roofrack
                  -CRX seats
                  -Sony Headunit

                  Future Plans:
                  -New Paint! (a must paint job is 15 years old)
                  -

                  Why did you buy it?
                  -It was cheap
                  -It was a VW Beetle

                  What do you like the most about your car?
                  -Spending endless weekends at carshows
                  -The "turning of heads" while driving it
                  -Little kids playing "punch buggy"
                  -Attention Whore

                  What do you dislike about your car?
                  -

                  Previous and other cars:

                  -1976 Chevy Nova (previous)
                  -1984 CRX (previous)
                  -1988 Eclipse (previous)
                  -2005 Jeep Wrangler
                  -2002 Montero Sport

                  Possible Future Cars:
                  -1955-62 VW Beetle
                  -split window bus
                  -21 window bus
                  "Geeks dont need girlfriends we can ping ourselves"

                  Sony Vaio 2Ghz 40G HHD, Routis 2004 GPS, 7" VGA TS Lilliput, BackUp Camera running RoadRunner with Simplistique Skin.

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                  • #10
                    My Car - RIP

                    Your Current Car :
                    -2000 Nissan 200SX s14a

                    Color:
                    -Flame Red

                    Odometer Reads:
                    -53,000 Miles

                    Purchase Price:
                    -6500

                    Fixed Problems:
                    -NONE

                    Remaining Problems:
                    -Its a bit bent now

                    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
                    -1 grade cooler Platinum Spark Plugs for more boost ,
                    -Stainless Exhaust
                    -Induction kit
                    -Boost Gauge
                    -New Brake Disks
                    -A Service
                    -Strut brace
                    -HID Headlamps

                    Future Plans:

                    -7.5x18" alloys
                    -FM Intercooler
                    -TEIN Adjustable suspension
                    -More Boost
                    -Bigger Fuel Pump
                    -SXOC ECU Chip
                    -Amp, 4x upgraded custom fit speakers & 10" Subwoofer

                    Why did you buy it?
                    -Very Good Looking
                    -Very Very Fast
                    -Very Very Very Reliable
                    -RWD

                    What do you like the most about your car?
                    -Looks
                    -RWD & Turbo
                    -Comfortable & Well equiped
                    -Very Fast
                    -And again its Rear Wheel Drive Good for drifting Not good when you can't drift

                    What do you dislike about your car?
                    -A bit of an annonymous brand
                    -Small (Dia 16") Narrow (6.5") Alloy wheels
                    -Interior like a posh taxi
                    -The FCUK'ing big dent in the side and the twisted shell

                    Previous and other cars:
                    -1995 Rover 820 Vitesse - Tuned ~250bhp
                    -1996 Peugeot 306
                    -1993 Peugeot 205
                    -1987 Austin Metro


                    Possible Future Cars:
                    -Nissan 200sx (I need another one quick)
                    -Alfa GTV 3.2
                    -Subaru Impreze Turbo STI
                    -Seat Leon Cupra R
                    ??? And a few others, not sure what to go with when my insurance cheque comes ???
                    My Nissan 200SX @ Silverstone
                    NOW SADLY WRITTEN OFF!

                    My Car's spec list + pics

                    Stealth CarPC fab'ing...

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                    • #11

                      Your Current Car :
                      2001 VW Beetle

                      Color:
                      Silver

                      Odometer Reads:
                      ~29,000

                      Purchase Price:
                      $15,500

                      Fixed Problems:
                      Sunroof came off track (covered by warranty)

                      Remaining Problems:
                      It's not a 350z

                      What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
                      -Rear spoiler
                      -Sony Headunit

                      Future Plans:
                      When engine dies, look into converting it to electric

                      Why did you buy it?
                      Wife wouldn't let me buy a 300zx or a 350z

                      What do you like the most about your car?
                      -My kids playing "punch buggy"
                      -Enormous sunroof creates great wind tunnel effect cleaning car
                      of debris at highway speeds
                      -Excellent gas mileage (30 mpg)
                      -It's wierd

                      What do you dislike about your car?
                      -Practically non-existent trunk
                      -Anemic performance. Should have got the turbo

                      Previous and other cars:
                      -1980 Dodge Omni 024
                      -1986 Dodge Shelby Charger
                      -1991 Nissan 240SX

                      Possible Future Cars:
                      -Dream car: 350z
                      -Car my wife will actually let me have: Corolla
                      Originally posted by ghettocruzer
                      I was gung ho on building a PC [until] just recently. However, between my new phone having internet and GPS and all...and this kit...Im starting to have trouble justfiying it haha.
                      Want to:
                      -Find out about the new iBug iPad install?
                      -Find out about carPC's in just 5 minutes? View the Car PC 101 video

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                      • #12

                        Your Current Car :
                        2005 Nissan Altima

                        Color:
                        Mystic Emerald (Dark Blue)

                        Odometer Reads:
                        13,000

                        Purchase Price:
                        $17,500 (new)

                        Fixed Problems:
                        N/A

                        Remaining Problems:
                        No carPC yet

                        What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
                        19" Rims
                        Lowering Springs
                        Window Tint
                        Active Tuning Grounding Kit

                        Future Plans:
                        finish carPC
                        Cold Air Intake, Upgraded Exhaust

                        Why did you buy it?
                        Great deal and better gas milage then my 14mpg Durango

                        What do you like the most about your car?
                        EVERYTHING!!

                        What do you dislike about your car?
                        NOTHING!!

                        Previous and other cars:
                        -1991 Honda Civic (bought from parents as first car)
                        -1999 Nissan Frontier 4x4 V6
                        -2000 Honda Civic
                        -2000 Honda CRV
                        -2002 Honda Accord
                        -2003 Dodge Durango

                        Possible Future Cars:
                        Keeping my car for a long time. Will decide what to get later when I see whats out...
                        Spent so far: $1,755
                        Check Out My Work Log for Specs/Pics
                        CarPC Progress[!!!!!!!!!!!!!!].....Installation[---------+].....Pastrami Progress[!!!!!!!!!!!!!!]
                        Don't mess with Texas.
                        It's not nice to pick on retards!

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                        • #13


                          Your Current Car :
                          2003 Ford Mustang GT

                          Color:
                          Dark Shadow Grey

                          Odometer Reads:
                          26,000

                          Purchase Price:
                          New - I forget, somewhere around $21k

                          Fixed Problems:
                          New driver-side door, new driver-side rear quarter panel due to accident.

                          Remaining Problems:
                          Bodyshop created the following issues:
                          - cut in driver-side inside door panel
                          - driver-side c-pillar paintjob flaking
                          - cut in rear window moulding
                          - ruined rear window tint
                          - cut in passenger-side speaker cover

                          What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
                          Mach 1 Chin Spoiler
                          Mach 1 Grill Delete
                          Clear Fog Lamps
                          MRT B-Wing Rear Spoiler
                          Vogtland Sport Springs (lowered 1.5”)
                          1.25” Wheel Spacers
                          Pro 5.0 Shifter
                          K&N Air Filter
                          Painted Sideview Mirrors
                          Ventshade Rain Guards
                          Visus Louvers
                          Borla Stinger catback
                          Bilstein shocks
                          A set of Blizzak WS-50s for the winter season

                          Future Plans:
                          3.73 Gears
                          Underdrive Pulleys
                          Bullitt-style deep dish wheels
                          (performance mods after warranty expires)

                          Why did you buy it?
                          Missed V8 RWD, American

                          What do you like the most about your car?
                          V8, RWD, styling

                          What do you dislike about your car?
                          sloppy handling, improved a little after lowering

                          Previous and other cars:
                          2002 VW Jetta 1.8T (because of defects)
                          2000 VW Jetta VR6
                          1996 Chevy Impala SS
                          1992 VW Jetta GL
                          1986 Plymouth Reliant K Wagon

                          Possible Future Cars:
                          Mercedes Benz SL-65 AMG, Dodge Viper R/T
                          Realistically: not looking

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                          • #14
                            Your Current Car :
                            2003 Nissan Xterra SE Supercharged

                            Color:
                            Super black

                            Odometer Reads:
                            30,000 Miles

                            Purchase Price:
                            $21,000 (new)

                            Fixed Problems:
                            Two recalls from the factory

                            Remaining Problems:
                            None

                            What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
                            -$350 seat covers (wet suit type)
                            -$270 snorkle system (haven't install it yet)

                            Future Plans:
                            -Bad *** Off-roading tires (to use when off-roading only)
                            -Calmini winch bumper
                            -Nismo R-tune cold air intake
                            -Tow package

                            Why did you buy it?
                            -I always like it
                            -Fast (for an SUV)
                            -Reliable
                            -Step bars
                            -Sunroof
                            -Premium stereo

                            What do you like the most about your car?
                            -The sound of the SC when it goes on

                            What do you dislike about your car?
                            -No third row seats
                            -Factory alarm

                            Previous and other cars:
                            -Geo storm (blew engine)

                            Possible Future Cars:
                            -Nissan 350Z
                            -VW new beetle (my Gf love it)
                            RexBruMet Skin for FrodoPlayer

                            Nissan Aux-in MOD


                            Originally posted by bgoodman
                            We're an international forum, post in whatever langauge you like.

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                            • #15


                              Your Current Car :
                              1993 Mercury Sable GS 3.8L V6

                              Color:
                              Used to be Puke Green, now Metalic Blue

                              Odometer Reads:
                              118,000 (Although it got a new engine and Transmission 3 years ago)
                              Real milage: ~30,000

                              Purchase Price:
                              $0.00 (Hand-me-down from my older bro, to my older sis, to me)

                              Fixed Problems:
                              Engine replacement @ 88,000 Miles
                              Transmission replacement @ 90,000
                              Little things here and there.

                              Remaining Problems:
                              The Car
                              It kills amps, subs, and receivers. (Probably bad stock wire)

                              What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
                              Magnaflow exaust (Hence the 160HP)
                              Stereo systems galore
                              Bulldog alarm system

                              Future Plans:
                              Dump it in a ditch

                              Why did you buy it?
                              I didn't buy it. Never would have!!

                              What do you like the most about your car?
                              Nothing at all!!

                              What do you dislike about your car?
                              The whole thing.
                              Not worth the metal it was built with
                              Slow *** POS

                              Previous and other cars:
                              1985 Ford Clubwagon (Desiel) Still runs great
                              1990 Honda Civic
                              1995 Ford Windstar
                              1999 Pontiac Montana

                              Possible Future Cars:
                              '98-'02 Honda Accord EX (V6)?
                              95-96 BMW M3
                              '03 Nissan Sentra SER Spec-V
                              '95-'98 Lexus SC300 (Only to make 01331 happy!! )
                              Post # 3000

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