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    Top secret prototype spied in testing......

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    Those rims are sick dogg!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by edrex
    Those rims are sick dogg!!
    They da **** innit!
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    Yeah we can see that. It looks good but it missing one thing.
    BIGGER rims.
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    Your current car

    - 1990 Range Rover Vogue

    Color:
    - Trocadero Red

    Current Milage:
    - 10600

    Purchase Price:
    - 2350/$2500

    Fixed Problems:
    - Dipstick leak onto manifold (phooo that stank)
    - Minorly tiny exhaust leak (but damn it annoyed me!)

    Remaining Problems:
    - Alloys need TLC. Minor rust repairs. New tailgate! (any older RR owners know ALL about this)

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    - 15% tint
    - ICE system - Rainbow Audio, JBL, Resonant Engineering, SoundLAB etc

    Future Plans:
    - Stop listing to starboard! (Common problem)
    - Finish up the interior
    - LPG conversion

    Why did you buy it?
    - Beautiful old girl from the front (needs a bit of work mind...but we'll get there)
    - Easily converted into a commercial (stupidly cheap insurance)
    - V8 burble
    - Oh, and the V8
    - Immensely comfortable and quiet on the road
    - Off-road prowess
    - On-road bullying lol!

    What do you like the most about your car?
    - Lots of room for bike
    - It scares boy racers...being twice the size and actually sounding powerful

    What do you dislike about your car?
    - The back end....horrid. And it is prone to rust
    - Listing suspension

    Previous and other cars:
    1990 BMW 520i...sounded nice, in its own way. Some local ******** broke the headgasket and that was that. He drove a Barney-purple Corsa for a time!

    Possible Future Cars:
    80's Bentley Turbo R
    Newer RR
    Skyline GTiR
    M5 twin turbo
    1996 Volvo 850 T5 CD - Eventually I'll start....

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    Your Current Car:
    - Subaru Liberty (Legacy) LX 1991 Series II Sedan

    Color:
    - Silver, (blue interior)

    Current Milage:
    - 200,000 KM

    Purchase Price:
    - $3000(AU)

    Fixed Problems:
    - New suspension
    - New steering
    - Missing interior items
    - Replaced part of transmission mounting
    - Replaced L & R front door pockets and speaker grilles
    - New front brake pads
    - Whole car smelled bad and was filthy - pulled it apart and cleaned (including ventilation system)
    - Dodgy custom parcel shelf used to creak - trimmed it down to size, but still has problems, so needs to be replaced
    - Inadequate audio system wiring!
    - Headlight globes to replace the ones that were double the power rating of what it should be!
    - Fixed non-working horn
    - Front door window used to shudder when closed shut (missing window guides)
    - Probably more that I can't think of now...

    Remaining Problems:
    - Still transmission mount problems - still a little jerky when putting foot on accelerator and taking off
    - Minor chips/dents/scratches
    - Still some creaks, wind noise through door seal(?)
    - Front seats have foam collapsed in some areas, make it less comfortable
    - Engine whine at idle?

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    - Nice matching blue floor mats, custom fit seat covers
    - Steelmate Central locking kit (installed myself - eventually...)
    - Steelmate Alarm/immobiliser (installed myself)
    - Window tinting
    - Response 4x50W RMS amp
    - Response 2x150W RMS amp (yet to install)
    - Response 12" Carbon Fibre Subwoofer 300W RMS (yet to install)
    - 16" WRX wheels (yet to install, about to get tyres)

    Future Plans:
    - Build subwoofer box
    - Put thicker power cable through to boot and distribution block for 2 amps
    - New parcel shelf
    - Response 4x 6.5" Kelvar coaxials 75W RMS to go with new parcel shelf
    - Sound deadening stuff
    - 215/50/R16 tyres very soon
    - Carputer!
    - Repair body...

    Why did you buy it?
    - My dad bought it... I only saw the car myself about 4 weeks after. I would have prefered to pay more first off for a car that had less problems.

    What do you like the most about your car?
    - Style looks good from every angle (unlike some cars)
    - Subaru design & quality
    - Reasonably torquey engine for 2.2L
    - More power than our old Leone I was driving before
    - The back seats are the most comfortable position! (I never get to sit there though...)

    What do you dislike about your car?
    - Subaru parts are expen$ive for a low income student
    - Transmission mounting problem can get annoying
    - Imperfect body

    Previous and other cars:
    - 1987 Subaru Leone Sedan (parents)

    Possible Future Cars:
    - Subaru Liberty 2nd generation or 1st gen RS Turbo
    - 1988/89 Porsche 944 Turbo
    - 2004 Honda Accord Euro
    - 2005 Holden Monaro 6L GEN4 (someone else can pay for petrol )

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    Your Current Car :
    2005 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Limited

    Color:
    Obsideon Black Pearl

    Odometer Reads:
    ~25,000

    Purchase Price:
    29,100(out-the-door)

    Fixed Problems:
    Cracked windshield
    Headlight bulbs/Hi's replaced

    Remaining Problems:
    Carpet hook busted off

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    Front & Rear STi Spoiler
    Smoked Tail lights

    Future Plans:
    - Front/Rear sways
    - Full Coilover
    - Speed Star Professor 1 black/polished lip 18's
    - Tints

    Why did you buy it?
    - AWD
    - Zero to 60 in 5.3
    - Lots of modding capabilities
    - Its perty...

    What do you like the most about your car?
    - The way that it looks

    What do you dislike about your car?
    That i don't have another to play with.

    Previous and other cars:
    1995 Nissan Pathfinder
    1991 Honda Accord
    1985 VW Jetta GL

    Possible Future Cars:
    M3/5 depending on my success in life
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    Progress:99% not 100% because theres always something to do...
    Centrafuse on XP (lited)
    EN15000
    120GB 2.5" SATA HD
    1GB DDR2 Ram
    M2-ATX PS
    Slot-Load DVD
    BU-353 GPS w/Mappoint 2k6
    DWW-700M

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    Your Current Car :
    2003 Monte Carlo SS + Sport Appearance + Premium Audio

    Color:
    Red (working on some stripes), GFX are kinda silver

    Odometer Reads:
    Just under 30k

    Purchase Price:
    $21k with a 6 year amazing warranty through Heritage. Gift from parents and grandparents for graduation and getting my Eagle for BSA, also grandma thinks its a tradition now for grandparents in our family to buy cars for their grandkids when they go to college since my mom's grandma did lol. Hopefully I can get out of that tradition somehow. + Needed new car, Camry was dying.

    Fixed Problems:
    -Ummm the seatbelt cover wasn't popped in and I popped it in.. =P
    -Some minor paint chips

    Remaining Problems:
    -Some paint issues thats about it

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -So far, nothing. Working on window tint this week hopefully

    Future Plans:
    -Window tints
    -Deck
    -Paint/vinyl strips, repaint GFX
    -Sub
    -Carputer
    -Amp/cabin spks

    Why did you buy it?
    -Wanted an American car
    -Good price for the car (was about to buy an '04 LS for 1k less haha same miles)
    -It all around kickss complete ***
    -Coupe, yet backseat more comfortable than my old 4 door camry

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -The double takes your forced to make when u see it, its so rare and unique
    -It handles and powers well
    -It kicks ***
    -VERY comfortable AND sporty

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -Automatic Transmission with no manual option to drop in
    -Not a big fan of the red color but it works (yellow would be pimp)
    -It attracts unwanted police attention

    Previous and other cars:
    -1993 Toyota Camry

    Possible Future Cars:
    -If I'm poor: monte carlos (note when I say poor I mean not rich)
    -Chevy Avalanche (was my first choice car but too expensive)
    -Chevy Corvette

    Im a chevy man If im extremly rich, it will just be several corvettes

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    Your Current Car:
    - Buick 1988 LeSabre Estate Wagon

    Color:

    - Woodgrain with blue

    Current Mileage:
    - 127,000 mi

    Purchase Price:

    - Around $300 cash, helped remodeled a friends basement for the rest

    Fixed Problems:

    - Bad mercury switch
    - Automatic shocks had a shorted connection
    - Got the head unit working

    Remaining Problems:
    - You can pull they key out of it while it's runnig, and it still works

    What have you bought for it?
    (exclude carputer)
    - Steam cleaner
    - Lots of various little things

    Future Plans:

    - Put in an Alpine 12" sub
    - Figure out how to wire the sub to the head unit :P

    Why did you buy it?
    - Neighbor had it and I know he has taken great care of it

    What do you like the most about your car?
    - Good condition
    - You can fit 10 people in it
    - You can show off your parellel parking skills with it

    What do you dislike about your car?

    - Its huge!
    - 10mpg

    Possible Future Cars:
    - Subaru Outback
    - Old Honda Civic
    Progress:
    [■■■■■■■■] 100%
    Mitsubishi 3000GT car computer
    Previous budget Honda carputer

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