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  1. #21
    Constant Bitrate ATXaccord05's Avatar
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    Your Current Car :
    1998 Honda Accord EX Coupe

    Color:
    San Marino Red

    Odometer Reads:
    101,000 Miles

    Purchase Price:
    $8,000

    Fixed Problems:
    Wreck (front bumper, fenders, hood, headlights)
    Air Restriction (installed AEM CAI)
    HU selectively played CDs (new headunit)

    Remaining Problems:
    faulty check engine light (sensor problem)
    seat belt sensor
    needs a more powerfull j32a engine with comptech s/c

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -500/1 alpine accuclass-D amp
    -2 10" JL W3v2 subs
    -WO210RW3v2 sub enclosure
    -Alpine 9853 deck
    -CL type S gated shifter assembly with stock TL leather shift knob
    -TYC projector headlights
    -ViS Invader CF hood
    -2002 Coupe front bumper
    -AEM CAI
    -alpine type s 6x9's
    -alpine type r component 6.5 and dome tweeters

    Future Plans:
    -cl type s j32a engine with comptech s/c, tranny, ecu
    -full black leather interior


    Why did you buy it?
    -Gorgeous
    -Great deal
    -Fast
    -Reliable

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -Suspension
    -Comfortable
    -Fast
    -Gorgeous
    -Front Wheel Drive

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -nothing

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Turbo Hayabusa
    -Honda NSX
    -Accord Coupe



  2. #22
    Variable Bitrate mutilator's Avatar
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    Your Current Car :
    -2003 Mini Cooper S Schnitzer

    Color:

    -Red/black

    Odometer Reads:
    -23,000 Miles

    Purchase Price:
    -18k

    Fixed Problems:

    -front window seal was coming out
    -paint chipping on rear arches
    -wheels refurbed

    Remaining Problems:

    -Pretty sure its got standard ecu map. getting remap to 245bhp ish.

    Future Plans:

    -Remap
    -Carpc
    -Strut brace

    Why did you buy it?

    -just love the way it drives
    -handling
    -and i test drove a Cooper S works, and this was there.


    What do you like the most about your car?

    -looks good
    -fast
    -fast
    -i just love minis

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -painted arches chip easily

    Previous and other cars:

    -1996 Citreon saxo 1.1
    -1997 Renault megane 1.6
    -2003 mini cooper
    -2005 mini cooper convertable
    -older susuki SJ410 (offroad )
    -1977 Lancia Beta Spyder (restoring)

    Possible Future Cars:

    -Supra
    -who knows.

    cheers rusty :P

  3. #23
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    Your Current Car :
    1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL

    Color:
    Gold ? Silver ? looks different in different light

    Odometer Reads:
    110,000 Miles

    Purchase Price:
    $2900

    Fixed Problems:
    shocks and struts - bad roads

    Remaining Problems:
    check engine light - EGR valve needs cleaning
    Paint chips and some rust starting
    ABS check light - from the shocks and struts replacement

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    JVC KD-G300 - head unit
    Deep Sub box
    Crunch V-Drive 2600 amp
    2 AudioBahn AW1251T subs
    PowerAmper 1 farad cap

    Future Plans:
    New paint job
    Window Tint

    Why did you buy it?
    -handling
    -CHEAP
    -Just a nice car
    -Looked clean
    -Runs good

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -looks good
    -Feels Good
    -Still has power

    What do you dislike about your car?
    Speaker Placement

    Previous and other cars:
    -1980 Toyota Corolla Station Wagon - school bus yellow
    -1985 Chevy Astro Van
    -1985 Chevy truck
    -1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass

    Possible Future Cars:
    Oldsmobile Alero
    Chevy Malibu
    Chevy Impala

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    Your Current Car :
    1995 Mercedes-Benz C 280

    Color:
    Arctic White

    Odometer Reads:
    90,000

    Purchase Price:
    $18,000 (CPO)

    Fixed Problems:
    -Shocks
    -Tranny replaced entirely before I got it
    -Mass Air Sensor
    -Tires twice since I've had it
    -Transmission vaccum valve (adjusted twice, then replaced)
    -Door strap broke and bent rails window rides on, $400
    -Broken Headlight

    Remaining Problems:
    -Thank God nothing and I hope nothing before it's sold next Saturday.

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -Coin Tray (to replace annoying tape holder)
    -Bilstein Sport Shocks
    -Various Chrome Accessories for the rims (chrome star cap and bolt covers)
    -215/60R-15 Michelin Pilot Rubber

    Future Plans:
    -Goes buh-bye next Saturday to Carmax. Getting my sister's 99 C 280 Sport.

    Why did you buy it?
    -After many years of earning my father and mother's respect and trust, it was handed to me two years ago.

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -Rear Wheel Drive
    -4 Wheel Independent Suspension
    -looks good (from most angles)
    -still drives like brand new
    -handling
    -it's an old school Mercedes, but not TOO old school
    -still SITS at 130 MPH like it's nothing
    -This one and the one I'm getting both say Daimler-Benz AG under the hood NOT Daimler-Chrylser
    -fog lights built into regular head light housing

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -Bose system is the worst Bose sytem I've ever heard.
    -Too expensive to rip the damn thing out and start over.
    -Repair bills will give you a coronary. Oil changes too.
    -Mercedes-Benz Service is the worst I've ever seen.
    -Acceleration sucks. Took a full year to learn how to drive it.
    -Vaccum controlled transmission
    -front end isn't agressive enough

    Previous and other cars:
    - 1993 Black as Hell Nissan Maxima SE 5 Spd Manual
    - 1995 White 2-Door GMC YUKON 4X4 (NOT Z-71)

    Possible Future Cars:
    1999 Brilliant Silver Mercedes-Benz C 280 Sport (This one's a definite)
    BMW 330i
    Lexus IS 300/350
    Infiniti G35
    Audi S4

  5. #25
    Variable Bitrate
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    Your Current Car :
    2005 Chevrolet Impala

    Color:
    Black

    Odometer Reads:
    5,717 Miles

    Purchase Price:
    Approx $22,000

    Fixed Problems:
    None so far...(knocks on wood)

    Remaining Problems:
    See Above...

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    Llumar 5% Tint All Around, 37% covering the entire front windshield
    Headunit: Alpine CDA-9830
    Amplifiers: MRV-F345, MRD-M301
    Sound Deadening: B-Quiet Ultimate 150 sq. feet

    Future Plans:
    Black rims
    Interior Switch to Leather (black or grey)

    Why did you buy it?
    4 Door
    Black
    Decent Gas Mileage
    Like the Body Styling

    What do you like the most about your car?
    Handling

    What do you dislike about your car?
    Black is so hard to keep clean, but damn it look good when it is clean

    Previous and other cars:
    2005 Chevy Equinox
    2005 Chevy Malibu
    2002 Pontiac Grand Am
    1999 GMC Sonoma
    1998 Toyota Camry
    1996 Saturn SL2
    1995 Chevy Corsica

    Possible Future Cars:
    Chevy Tahoe, GMC Yukon
    2005 Black Chevy Impala
    Current Status: Installed in Vehicle/Testing 75%

  6. #26
    Maximum Bitrate mushin's Avatar
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    You make it easy for me, silencery

    Your Current Car :
    2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder

    Color:
    Silver

    Odometer Reads:
    13,700

    Purchase Price:
    $22,000

    Fixed Problems:
    None

    Remaining Problems:
    -Rattles

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -TRD short shifter
    -JDM badge

    Future Plans:
    -Exhaust
    -Strut tower bars
    -Morph into android form for battle

    Why did you buy it?
    -Most fun to drive car I've ever had the pleasure of owning.
    -Top down driving
    -Aren't a zillion on the road (Miata)

    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
    -Covertable

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -Solid motor mounts make daily-driving a bit rougher.

    Previous and other cars:
    -1986 Buick Century
    -1989 Honda Accord
    -1991 Honda Civic (current winter beater)

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Honda NSX (somewhat attainable dream car)

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    Your Current Car:
    1999 Pontiac Sunfire

    Color:
    Not just red, but Bright red.

    Odometer Reads:
    Numbers, duh

    Purchase Price:
    Forget; Think there was a 5 and a few ones and zeros.

    Fixed Problems:
    Idiots keep hitting me

    Remaining Problems:
    None... that I know about

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    Gas
    Oil
    Brake Pads
    Coolant
    Washer Fluid
    Window Blades
    Tires - Replaced twice
    Light Bulbs

    Future Plans:
    Drive it to work, maybe the store.
    Wash it, maybe wax if it is not too hot.

    Why did you buy it?
    Needed a car; Idiot T-Boned my old car.

    What do you like the most about your car?
    It goes VRROOMMM...

    What do you dislike about your car?
    Doesn't go VRROOMMM that fast.
    People keep hitting me.

    Previous and other cars:
    1992 Sunbird - Insurance Totaled

    Possible Future Cars:
    Maybe a Lexus because 0l33l says they are the best.

    ODYSSEY

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    Your Current Car :
    -Spagmobile Pesto Spec, 4.0 V10 crimefighting penile machine y'all

    Color:
    -Bolognese Red
    -odd specks of bird **** *grr*

    Odometer Reads:
    -2,508,969 miles - still going strong fooze

    Purchase Price:
    -Too much for you, fool

    Fixed Problems:
    -Had to get British aerospace to refurb the titanium alloys after I kerbed them smoking the batmobile at a set of traffic lights

    Remaining Problems:
    -I got 99 problems, but the mutha****in' Spagmobile ain't one

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -Fuzzy dice - they da **** yo

    Future Plans:
    -Wanna upgrade to the Spagplane yo

    Why did you buy it?
    -Cuz it's a full-on muthafukkin' poontang magnet, that's why fools. When dem *****es see da Spagmobile rollin' on twen'y fo's, them be gettin' a serious wide-on....

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -It's a full-on poontang magnet

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -It's a full-on poontang magnet

    Previous and other cars:
    -They be all poontang magnets yo

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Mo' poontang magnets yo
    In da club....

    ALIZEE WANTS YOU.....

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  9. #29
    Low Bitrate homchz's Avatar
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    Your Current Car:
    1988 Toyota Land Cruiser

    Color:
    White

    Current Milage:
    134,000

    Purchase Price:
    $1K

    Fixed Problems:
    Nothing as of yet

    Remaining Problems:
    Need to have some rust repaired, and emergency brake

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    Nothing

    Future Plans:
    Suspension Lift
    Reinforced Front and Rear Bumpers

    Why did you buy it?
    Price, and I have a think for Land Cruisers

    What do you like the most about your car?

    It's a Land Cruiser

    What do you dislike about your car?
    Gas Mileage

    Previous and other cars:
    1985 Nissan 2WD Pick-Up
    1984 Nissan 4WD Pick-Up
    2000 Saturn Coupe
    1966 Toyota Land Cruiser Had to sell
    2001 Nissan Sentra SE
    2003 Nissan Sentra 1.8S
    1989 Jeep Cherokee
    2004 Nissan Sentra Spec V

    Possible Future Cars:
    Only Dream Cars
    Joshua Jones - New Folk Singer Songwriter & Web Site Design (Yep, that's what it says)
    Plans:
    Micro ATX MB, 1.6 Ghz AMD AthlonXP-M, 512MB RAM, 20G 2.5" HD, Thinline DVD, 10" Touchscreen Display (Front)
    Web Log

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    Your Current Car:
    - 2003 Volvo S60

    - 1988 Renault Master - BaiseMobile (ShagWagon)

    Color:
    - Black

    - Silver/Black

    Current Milage:
    - 85.000 KM

    - 250.000 KM

    Purchase Price:
    - 40.000

    - 750

    Fixed Problems:
    - Torn my rubber (suspension back)
    Broke intercooler (hitting a BMW, ha!)
    Tighten exhaust nuts

    - Torn a lot of rubbers (morning-after pill I have aboard)
    Front bearings replaced
    Brakepads replaced, front disks too
    4 new tires
    Front right suspension replaced
    Lots of LPG-parts replaced
    Switch for emergency indicators (are they called that?)
    Rust everywhere a bit

    Remaining Problems:
    - Need to get the wheels refurbished

    - Needs a lot of pimpin' and a lot of small repairs, mostly electrical and the back doors (they rattle!)

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    - Chiptuning to 198HP / 395Nm
    19" heico-sportiv wheels
    Blaupunkt, Pioneer and JVC amps
    Green neon illumination in trunk
    Pioneer sub

    - Complete interior redo in the back (for euhm.. sleeping etc.)
    Blue neon illumination in the back
    Vinyl floor, tissue walls, insulation... table, bed etc..

    Future Plans:
    - Suspension from Koni
    Bigger brakes (for looks)
    Little back spoiler
    Body kit

    - Finish up the interior (lots of work still)
    Will get the volvo radio and amp, another amp for dual 15" subs
    Install my infinity kappa's
    Bullbar + lights + winch (maybe)
    Lots of other plans...

    Why did you buy it?
    - A lot of car for the price
    Luxury
    Beautifull
    Economic (6l diesel for 100Km average!!!)

    - My mom had problems with it so I bought it off of her
    Economic - LPG is really cheap and ecological
    It's BIIIIG

    What do you like the most about your car?
    - Looks, luxury and power

    - Pimpability and rooooom

    What do you dislike about your car?
    - Not much space, a bit heavy

    - No powersteering

    Previous and other cars:
    Opel Omega 2.0i '89 with 280.000KM, still beat those bloody golf TDI's
    VW Golf 2 1600 D - Can't break that car, it just keeps going with my ex!
    Renault Espace 2000 2.0 LPG - with custom purple leather!!!
    Audi A4 TDI wagon - nice, but didn't drive that one very long
    Renault Scenic RX4 - 1.9 DCi, I liked it very much, not enough power though

    Possible Future Cars:
    Volvo V70
    BMW 530 Wagon
    BMW Z3M
    BMW Z1
    Porsche 911
    Porsche 928 GTS

    Still got 60.000KM to go before I'll sell my volvo I think... lots of time to think

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