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  1. #101
    Newbie Dingo509's Avatar
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    Jezabel

    Your Current Car:
    1991 Jeep Cherokee

    Color:
    Black w/custom pinstripes by mother nature

    Odometer Reads:
    248,000 still original engine, for now

    Purchase Price:
    $19,000 USD 10 years ago

    Fixed Problems:
    Nothing wrong with it when i bought it, except is was stock and very low.

    Remaining Problems:
    -Leans to the right
    -Destroys steering boxes
    - no Computer

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    The interesting stuff, Self monitoring Air compressor, On-board shower (yes water heater and pump) I'm sure it's not most peoples interest so I'll spare the rest of the details. If anybody wants to know more just ask.

    Future Plans:
    -Obviously a computer
    -Front Coilover Racing Shocks
    -275-300HP 4.6L Stroker Engine

    Why did you buy it?
    Had the necessary potential that i wanted.

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -attracts alot of attention
    -Will go anywhere, as long as it's not too far from a gas station
    -believe or not drive very well on road.

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -attracts alot of attention
    -Very Heavy (close to 6000lbs loaded)
    -Hard to find new places to mount new gear

    Previous and other cars:
    -69 Chevrolet Blazer on 36" tires
    -71 Chevrolet 1/2ton pickup
    -01 Dodge Stratus coupe R/T (should have ever sold it!)
    -99 Chevrolet Tahoe (mine was a POS)

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Another VIRGIN Stratus coupe
    -99-04 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    -Whatever else i can find a way to screw with

    Here She is:
    Progress: Installed and working. Needs some cleanup and trim work done. now for complete integration.
    91 Jeep Cherokee 8" custom lift, 3/4 ton running gear 36" swampers, Snorkel, Onboard air, Onboard Shower. Now with in dash PC!

  2. #102
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    Your Current Car :
    used 2001 mitsubishi eclipse spyder convertible.

    Color:
    silver

    Odometer Reads:
    80,000~

    Fixed Problems:
    Clutch going on on the 1st week of owning it.


    Remaining Problems:
    -some careless ******* opened their door onto my rear quater passenger side... left a nasty little dent.
    - basic maintenance needs completed. (plugs, wires, hoses,)
    - hidden rust developing. (easy to fix if i get to it before next winter)
    - defoggers fell off the read window. wierd...

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -$840 clutch job
    -$600 timing belt change
    - air freshners and such....
    -kenwood 10" sub with built in amp.

    Future Plans:
    - unknown


    Why did you buy it?
    - Always wanted an eclipse.
    - Japanese designed.
    - nice looking.
    - good performance.
    - convertible.
    - mitsubishi.

    What do you like the most about your car?
    - Manual shifting.
    - convertible
    - fast

    What do you dislike about your car?
    - small boot, very small... no very very small. Really.
    - warning lables everywhere. mostly comon scense (all visible ones removed)

    Previous and other cars:
    - 1992 mitsubishi mirage (sold)
    - 1988 chevette (blew its engine)
    - 1988 chevy sprint (turbo) ... awesome performance for such a ****ty car, roled twice... started back up and drove home with a flat roof!! some body work and replaced the axels good to go for two more years untill a fuel problem developed. this car was like a ford fiesta... ugly, economical, but really reliable. my fav at the time.
    - 1992 geo metro LSI convertible (this car sucked ***!! it was the first i had bought with a loan. what a bad experience)
    - 1991 lumina (developed knocking and died later)
    - 1998 Nissan sentra (1 owner, awesome and ever lasting.)
    - 2003 mitsubishi Lance (still have it)
    - 2001 mitsubishi eclipse! ^_^ Finally!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! yataaa!!!


    Possible Future Cars:
    20XX mitsubishi something....
    20XX audi something....

    zzz z z .....
    ~0okami.Digital

  3. #103
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    Your Current Car :
    • 2001 Honda Civic EX Coupe


    Color:
    • Blue


    Odometer Reads:
    • ~75k mi


    Fixed Problems:
    • I blew the alternator on a 2k mi drive with a ton of crap plugged in. That was fun -- $500


    Remaining Problems:
    • Small dent on front of bumper from some idiot backing into me while I was parked
    • Dad burned small hole in apholstery by smoking


    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    • Alternator
    • 2 New Tires
    • Floor Mats
    • Car Washes from the Gas Station


    Future Plans:
    • Another Car Wash...


    Why did you buy it?
    • Japanese
    • 40+ mpg
    • Coupe
    • Only $7500 with a warranty
    • Did I say Japanese? Japanese.
    • Blue


    What do you like the most about your car?
    • Computer
    • The fact that I can drive almost 500 miles on 1 tank of gas!
    • I can see it is blue (I'm red/green colour blind)


    What do you dislike about your car?
    • Parts are rather pricey


    Previous and other cars:
    • 1990 Subaru Legacy: Competely rusted out. Cost less than a grand. But hella fast and AWD. Only got 12mpg though! I put more than $4000 into the car, and when it finally died completely from a blown gasket, I sold it to the junkyard for $110. I got to keep the subaru badge, my radio, and the shifter knob!



    Possible Future Cars:
    • S.M.A.R.T. Car
    • Civic Hybrid
    Fusion Brain Version 6 Released!
    1.9in x 2.9in -- 47mm x 73mm
    30 Digital Outputs -- Directly drive a relay
    15 Analogue Inputs -- Read sensors like temperature, light, distance, acceleration, and more
    Buy now in the MP3Car.com Store

  4. #104
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    Your Current Car :
    2006 Dodge Ram

    Color:
    Metallic black

    Odometer Reads:
    10,400 Miles

    Purchase Price:
    $23,900

    Fixed Problems:
    None so far... (knock on wood!)
    Just oil changes

    Remaining Problems:
    None.

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    Do Tie-downs count??
    I-pod jack/recharge kit??

    Future Plans:
    -Carputer
    -Sound system
    -Body kit
    -Black powder coated Rims
    -smoke out lights
    -Tounea Cover
    -Tint job
    -Exhaust/Intake
    -Chiped Ignition

    Why did you buy it?
    -HEMI, What more do i need to say?

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -HEMI
    -Lots of room in quad cab
    -metalic Black paint
    -Lots of room for custumizing

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -16-17 MPG

    Previous and other cars:
    -1999 Mustang GT

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Mustang Cobra (03-04, GT-500?)
    -65-69 Mustang
    Progress:

    Planning [XXXXXXXXX-] - 90%

    Building [XX--------] - 20%

  5. #105
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2k1Toaster View Post
    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    • Car Washes from the Gas Station


    Future Plans:
    • Another Car Wash...
    Installed
    Asus A7N8X-VM - AMD Mobile Athlon 2400
    512 Ram - 60GB HD - Opus 150w
    Lilliput 7" - Rikaline 6010
    [00000000000001100010-] 98% Completed

    Check Out My Install!!!

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    Thumbs up

    I've just made a blog for my car, the new Skoda Octavia VRS. The tuning begins next week so please stay tuned. http://www.auto-pedia.com/auto_blog_...id=7&blog_id=6
    I recommend using blogs for car presentation.

  7. #107
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    Your Current Car :
    -1993 GMC Suburban 1500

    Color:
    -green and grey

    Odometer Reads:
    -289k

    Purchase Price:
    -$2,900

    Fixed Problems:
    -Water pump, battery, tires

    Remaining Problems:
    -body is ugly
    -needs dual exhuast
    -blown ring & pinion gear in rear end
    -shocks
    -front end work

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -Alpine CD/mp3
    -VentShade rain guards
    -wig-wag controller for front lights
    -rear cargo lights
    -and more i cant think of at the moment

    Future Plans:
    -junk yard most likely

    Why did you buy it?
    -wanted a 4x4
    -wanted a full size SUV
    -wanted a powerful V8
    -i love suburbans


    What do you like the most about your car?
    -i can fit more girls than all my idiot friends with hyundai's and honda's who claim they are chick magnets.
    -very powerful, beats riceburners without problem.
    -rips a wheelie
    -did i mention spacious?

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -its old and falling apart from many years of abuse
    -alot of people are compelled to hit it with their doors in parking lots or back into it.

    Previous and other cars:
    -1992 Chevy Lumina (ew)

    Possible Future Cars:
    -2002 Dodge Ram 1500 (hemi)
    -1997-1999 Chevy Suburban 1500
    -Caprice sedan with LT1 engine

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    Your Current Car :
    2004 Dodge SRT-4

    Color:
    Black

    Odometer Reads:
    30,000 miles

    Purchase Price:
    $24k

    Fixed Problems:
    None

    Remaining Problems:
    None

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    Mopar Stage 1 lowering springs
    Mopar Stage 1 PCM
    19" Exel DL-46 rims
    K&N Typhoon CAI
    JMB Hard pressure pipes/ HKS SSQV BOV


    Future Plans:
    3" downpipe + Exhaust
    Stage 2 wastegate
    Fuel rail line


    Why did you buy it?
    -Good cheap power

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -Turbocharger
    -The sounds: snaps gurgle pops from exhaust, blow off valve
    -Viper Seats

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -FWD
    -Clumsy neon interior


    other cars:
    -1991 Chevrolet Beretta
    -2006 Kawasaki 650R


    Possible Future Cars:
    -IS430 coupe (If it comes out)
    2001 Kawasaki ZX6R **SOLD**
    2006 Kawasaki 650R
    2004 Dodge SRT-4

  9. #109
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    Your Current Car :
    2003 Vibe GT

    Color:
    Neptune

    Odometer Reads:
    73,000 Miles

    Purchase Price:
    $20,600 ($21,500 before I talked him into taking some off the top)
    0% finance also!

    Fixed Problems:
    Nothing. It's a Toyota!

    Remaining Problems:
    Nothing. It's a Toyota!

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    CAI, Catback, ACT clutch (Modding just started!)

    Future Plans:
    Tein Stech,Turbo,18" rims,Tint, CarPC, etc.

    Why did you buy it?
    Looks, Engine(VVTL-i), space.

    What do you like the most about your car?
    Engine-VVTl-i kicks ***!, 6-speed, reliability, etc

    What do you dislike about your car?
    Too high (Solved when I lower it), fuel economy.

    Previous and other cars:
    1993 Grand Am-still own(Show car). Love this thing. Check link below.
    1986 Cavalier RS
    1977 Chevette

    Possible Future Cars:
    Cant afford it, but would love to have a Mitsu Evo.
    Mike

    My Rides:
    '03 Vibe GT!

    My AED GA!

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    Your Current Car :
    2002 Acura RSX

    Color:
    Silver

    Odometer Reads:
    31,027 miles

    Purchase Price:
    $12,500

    Fixed Problems:
    N/A
    Remaining Problems:
    N/A

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carpc)
    Nothing lol


    Future Plans:
    Finish CarPC

    Why did you buy it?
    Liked the look
    Wanted manual transmission
    It was a good deal

    What do you like the most about your car?
    Manual Transmission
    Hatchback
    Interior (Red lights, A/C vents)

    What do you dislike about your car?
    The plastic piece in the back between the 2 rear passengers is annoying

    other cars:
    N/A

    Possible Future Cars:
    Maybe a ZX-14?

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