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    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
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    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
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    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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    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)
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    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!! )

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    Your Current Car:
    - 1993 Ford Crown Victoria LX

    Color:
    - Silver

    Odometer Reads:
    - 207,063

    Purchase Price:
    - $10 (i'm not kidding)

    Fixed Problems:
    - Air-bag suspension
    - Heater core
    - Automatic Heat switch
    - Thermostat
    - Water pump
    - Sparkplugs and wires
    - Various switches (window etc.)
    - Upper Heater hose
    - Shock absorbers
    - A/C leak


    Remaining Problems:
    - leaky valve or something, it burns oil when you start it up, but not during normal running


    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    - 2 12" subs + amp
    - new HU
    - switches in Dashboard to turn bass off around the coppers
    - custom pneumaticaly opened and closed trunk


    Future Plans:
    - fix stuff that breaks
    - fiberglass sub enclosure


    Why did you buy it?
    - see : "price"

    What do you like the most about your car?
    - VERY large
    - seats 6
    - V8
    - 40 billion cubic feet of trunk space
    - safe
    - RWD
    - Digital Display

    What do you dislike about your car?
    - 207,XXX miles

    Previous and other cars:
    NONE
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    Your Current Car :
    1994 Nissan Primera P10 eGT

    Color:
    Black

    Odometer Reads:
    90,000 Miles

    Purchase Price:
    Approx $1700

    Fixed Problems:
    electric window fault
    missing trim
    Snapped driveshaft

    Remaining Problems:
    Swirl marks, stone chips and some rust starting
    Worn suspension bushes

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    coilover suspension
    larger Nissan rims
    Nardi steering wheel
    Infiniti badging
    JDM power folding mirrors
    LSD
    Thermoblok spacers
    Scorpion SS exhaust
    SSAutochrome header
    Blitz air filter

    Future Plans:
    Strut braces
    Suspension bushings
    CAI
    tints

    Why did you buy it?
    Practical
    Excellent handling
    Reliability

    What do you like the most about your car?
    Handling
    Looks
    SR20DE

    What do you dislike about your car?
    Cost of running it here in the UK

    Previous and other cars:
    Ford Capri MK2 1.6
    Vauxhall Chevette 1.3
    Vauxhall Nova 1.2
    Ford Escort MK2 1.3
    Austin Montego 2.0i
    Nissan Bluebird 2.0i
    Ford Sierra 2.0i
    Rover Metro 1.1

    Possible Future Cars:

    ??????
    Old setup
    Epia M10k, Cubid 2699R case, 512MB, 40GB 3.5" drive
    New setup
    Optiplex 260SX (2.8GHz P4, 512MB, 30GB, DVD)
    Xenarc 700IDT, USB hub, 802.11g, bluetooth, P2140, P5V

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    Your Current Car :
    1995 Lexus SC300 (Otherwise known as Toyota Soarer in Japan)

    Color:
    Renaissance Red

    Odometer Reads:
    154,000 Miles

    Purchase Price:
    $7,200

    Fixed Problems:
    Timing Belt
    Water Pump
    Bald Tires (thanks to me)
    Alarm
    Missing knob


    Remaining Problems:
    Paint is horrible
    Slow off the line
    Passenger door lock and window regulator
    Damage caused my crown victoria
    Leaking power streering pump
    Yellow headlights
    Ugly 3rd brakelight (working on it)

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -$125 Phoenix Gold Octane-r 500.4
    -$40 Griffin Emblem (JDM)
    -$800 For Gas
    -$450 Clifford Alarm
    -$650 Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-D3s

    Future Plans:
    -Engine upgrade
    -Tranny upgrade
    -Redo interior
    -New speakers/woofer
    -New Paint

    Why did you buy it?
    -Good Looking
    -Safe
    -Reliable
    -Fast on the highway

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -Roomy
    -Feels like a tank
    -Seats 4
    -Looks good
    -Lots of supra parts interchaingable
    -Rear Wheel Drive

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -Trunk space
    -Rattleing rear deck... i'm gonna redo it
    -Dent magnet

    Previous and other cars:
    -1998 Nissan Sentra GXE - Grandma's
    -2002 Nissan Sentra GXE - Mom's

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Raped Mazda Miata
    -BMW... still haven't decided yet... pre OBDII

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    Your Current Car :
    2002 Lexus IS300 (Toyota Altezza in Japan)

    Color:
    Intenza Blue Pearl

    Odometer Reads:
    41,000 Miles

    Purchase Price:
    $33,000 OTD

    Fixed Problems:
    - Repainted, replaced windows, pulled dents from baseball bat vandalism
    - Repainted, pulled dents from a stupid goddamn flying ladder on the freeway

    Remaining Problems:
    - Repaint panel after body shop screwed up repaint
    - Retint the back after tint shop screwed it up
    - Fix front bumper scratches from SF people who can't parallel park
    - Fix back bumper from stupid valet parking

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    - $4400 For Gas (yes, I kept records)
    - $100 alarm upgrade
    - Tint
    - Caliper Paint
    - $400 tires

    Future Plans:
    - Lower it
    - front lip
    - fix rock chips
    - sand out orange peel
    - polish out swirls
    - braided brake lines
    - better tires

    Why did you buy it?
    - Lexus quality
    - 2JZ Inline-6
    - Awesome handling
    - Rear Wheel Drive

    What do you like the most about your car?
    - Lexus quality
    - 2JZ Inline-6
    - Awesome handling
    - Rear Wheel Drive

    What do you dislike about your car?
    - Gas guzzler
    - Rock chip magnet
    - door ding magnet
    - stray shopping cart magnet
    - bird bomb magnet

    Previous and other cars:
    - 1991 Toyota Camry LE

    Possible Future Cars:
    - Aston Martin DB9 (a man can dream...)
    - Honda CBR600RR (whenever I get back on a bike)
    - whatever Gen2 IS300 hybrid coupe that Lexus produces

    -psyrex

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    Your Current Car :
    1996 Landrover Defender CSW 300 Tdi

    Color:
    Green

    Odometer Reads:
    121,000 Miles

    Purchase Price:
    £8,200

    Fixed Problems:
    Wobbly wiper switch stalk

    Remaining Problems:
    Leaky fuel tank (developed recently) EDIT:Now fixed
    Minor oil leak (engine)


    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -Personalised number plate
    -Infinity speakers
    -Radio aerial
    -Blue LED instrument bulbs
    -New battery
    -Assorted service items

    Future Plans:
    -Fit galvanised fuel tank EDIT:Now fitted
    -Fuel pump modification
    -33x12.50 R16 BF Goodrich Mud Terrains
    -Amp and replacement speakers
    -Chequer plate for sills, wing tops and rear quarters
    -Electric windows
    -Central locking
    -Upgrade chip

    Why did you buy it?
    -Cos I like 'em
    -Best 4WD anywhere
    -Reliability
    -Goes like stink
    -Handles well
    -Holds its value
    -Uses other vehicles as crumple zones

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -Looks good
    -Proven heritage
    -Higher driving position
    -Tows anything (including my boat)
    -No-one argues with me on the road
    -Won't get stuck, anywhere!
    -Goes well for a diesel

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -Aluminium panels get dinged too easily

    Previous and other cars:
    -1974 Yamaha FS1E
    -1977 Yamaha XS250
    -1981 Yamaha RD350LC
    -1972 Ford Cortina 1600L
    -1977 Ford Capri MkII 2.0S JPS
    -1982 Toyota Hilux 4WD
    -1984 Range Rover Vogue
    -1990 Landrover 90 2.5 petrol

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Landrover Discovery 3 TD5
    -Range Rover (new shape) or Range Rover Sport
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