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  1. #51
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    Your Current Car :
    -2006 Toyota Camry Solara

    Color:
    -Lunar Mist metallic

    Odometer Reads:
    -6,700 Miles

    Purchase Price:
    -$23,000

    Fixed Problems:
    -Suspension woes

    Remaining Problems:
    -Shifter not going into gear sometimes
    -Car still pulling to one side
    -Carpet separating from the center console

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

    Future Plans:
    -Total it for a newer, better, AMERICAN Car

    Why did you buy it?
    -5 Speed
    -Gas Milage (or so I thought)

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -Blingin' 17 rims
    -Chix love it

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -Payments
    -"What do you mean nothing is wrong but you fixed it?!!?!?"
    ^^^ ******* dealerships

    Previous and other cars:
    -1980 Monte Carlo Landau
    -1999 Monte Carlo Z34

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Mazdaspeed 6
    -Subaru WRX STi
    -Pontiac GTO
    -2006+ Monte Carlo SS
    -1995-1999 or 2000+ Monte Carlo Z34/SS for a beater

  2. #52
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    Your Current Car :
    2001 Beetle GLX 1.8T

    Color:
    batik Blue

    Odometer Reads:
    47000

    Purchase Price:
    16,500

    Fixed Problems:
    MAF

    Remaining Problems:
    lower valence wont stay in

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    4.3 diode
    3inch DP
    MBC
    Custom Intake
    Full custom 3 inch exhaust
    Autometer Boost gauge


    Future Plans:
    Tuning, tuning , tuning

    Why did you buy it?
    I have no clue

    What do you like the most about your car?
    stable

    What do you dislike about your car?
    APH engine

    Previous and other cars:
    -95 honda del sol

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Benz
    -BMW

  3. #53
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    Your Current Car :
    2002 Seat Ibiza 1.4

    Color:
    Technic Grey

    Odometer Reads:
    16,500ish miles

    Purchase Price:
    6000

    Fixed Problems:
    none apart from sqeakey brakes

    Remaining Problems:
    N/A

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    new window wipers! lol


    Future Plans:
    Tuning, tuning , tuning

    Why did you buy it?
    erm 'cos i liked it

    What do you like the most about your car?
    VW stability with a nicer shell

    What do you dislike about your car?
    stereo setup

    Previous and other cars:
    -1995 Ford Fiesta 1.1

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Nissan 350z
    -Mercedes SLK
    -Lexus Soarer (yeh right! Boris )
    CarPC status: iPod, 3,456,217 songs so **** you

  4. #54
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    Your Current Car :
    1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8 Turbo

    Color:
    Royal Green (metalic)

    Odometer Reads:
    112,800

    Purchase Price:
    $4,995

    Fixed Problems:
    Lower Controll arms on both sides,
    Crossbar assembly
    CV-Boot

    Remaining Problems:
    Needs four diskbrakes, and brakepads before the winter
    anothe CV-Boot needs replacing, maybe a CV shaft too...
    MAF sensor
    Full tuneup with O2 sensors

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    18" Arelli Czar wheel, and a new set of Falken Ziex ZE-512's
    Had an Alpine CDA-9807 Headunit
    Kenwood 1000W Amp
    Two 8" Kicker's in a big box( huge bass. Ask Turbocad6... he knows hehe... )
    K&N Airfilter

    Future Plans:
    Engine Chip (maybe)
    Tint
    Alarm

    Why did you buy it?
    Looks
    Reliability - i thought... But it's not the same Passat as in Europe, Where i had one, and was really loving it...
    Drive/Performance - I love how this car handles...
    Hella Projector Headlamps. Makes a Huge difference.

    What do you like the most about your car?
    Manual
    Turbo. I love the acceleration. Not huge factor, but it's quick...
    Color, looks with the Chrome wheels is a killer.

    What do you dislike about your car?
    Frickin headache to fix.

    Previous and other cars:
    1992 Mazda MPV (family car)
    1989 Ford Taurus (first own car)
    1992 Ford taurus
    1998 Dodge Grand Caravan

    Possible Future Cars:
    2006 Passat
    2001 Sebring convertible (for the wife)
    2000+ VW Beetle (for the wife)

    Dream Cars:
    2005 Range Rover HSE
    Any Mercedes G-class (for the wife)
    Aston Martin Vanquish (to commute to work)

  5. #55
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    Your Current Car:
    1998 Volvo V40 1.9TD (2nd hand from may this year)

    Color:
    Silvergrey

    Odometer Reads:
    125000km

    Purchase Price:
    7500 with 85000km on the odometer

    Fixed Problems:
    Four new brake disks and brake pads
    Electrical fault in the towbar cabling

    Remaining Problems:
    Probably going to need a new battery before winter arrives
    Crack in rear bumper
    Left rearview mirror heating broken

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    Nothing big as far as I can remember

    Future Plans:
    Drive the car trough the car-wash
    Install new windshield sprayheads
    Finally install my carPC

    Why did you buy it?
    Previous car broke (ran badly into a curbstone in an evasion manouvre), needed a new one. Had to be another Volvo and a preferrably a break version. Found this one cheap and it was exactly what I wanted.

    What do you like the most about your car?
    It's a Volvo - most reliant car ever
    It's a break - loads of trunkspace
    It's a big-*** car compared to those Renault Clio's, Peugeot 206's and Ford Focus'es

    What do you dislike about your car?
    It's a bit noisy on the Belgian highways compared to more recent cars - but that's normal offcourse. Other than that, not much...

    Previous and other cars:
    1995 Volvo 440 - had it two years without any problems or broken things

    Possible Future Cars:
    Volvo V50 2.0D

    Dream Cars:
    Volvo V70 D5
    The new Volvo C70 T5
    Full option offcourse

  6. #56
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    Here's some pics of my Jeep from a few posts back... I just cleaned it with some nXt Tech Wax from Meguiars, and some nXt Insane Shine on the tires.



    Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo
    Kenwood X790 x/ iP500 Ipod Interface
    Elemental Designs 13Kv.2 D2
    CDT ES-620 (omg yayay!!!1)
    NINe.2X, NINe.2

  7. #57
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    reviving thread.. would like to see some more posts in here..

  8. #58
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    Your Current Car:
    1992 240sx coupe

    Color:
    Black

    Odometer Reads:
    134000

    Purchase Price:
    $200 dollars(with no engine or transmission)

    Fixed Problems:
    Well i bought a jdm engine and trans!

    Remaining Problems:
    Needs a paint job and brakes(goin with cross drilled rotors)

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    Front mount intercooler,seats,jvc dvd deck, 6.5" indash screen,amp and subs,17" rims, lowered 2",

    Future Plans:
    either bodykit, silvia, or skyline front end conversion,

    Why did you buy it?
    Got a good deal and i wanted a fast, good gas economy car with low mileage.

    What do you like the most about your car?
    bein a sleeper, Spankin little hondas,
    RWD!!

    What do you dislike about your car?
    hmm the paint is chippin off and dented fenders

    Previous and other cars:
    89' 240sx

    Possible Future Cars:
    Evo, crx, skyline(R32)

    Dream Cars:
    skyline(R34), nsx, supra 3rd gen, or a 79' firebird

  9. #59
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    Your Current Car :

    2003 Acura 3.2TL Type S

    Color:
    Aegean Blue Pearl

    Odometer Reads:
    37,000

    Purchase Price:
    25k

    Fixed Problems:
    -Rippled paint on window trim (warranty)

    Remaining Problems:
    -none

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

    Why did you buy it?
    -260 HP
    -Love the interior
    -I dig the whole Acura thing

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -6 second 0-60 time

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -Plain styling

    Previous:
    -'86 VW Scirocco 8v
    -'87 VW Scirocco 16V (Neuspeed)
    -'93 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
    -'96 Audi A4 2.8 Quattro
    -'01 Chevy Cavalier Z24

    Other Cars:
    -'99 Toyota Camry LE V6
    -'99 Honda Shadow Spirit 1100 (motorcycle)

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Too far away to think about
    '03 Acura 3.2TL Type S
    '04 Buick Rainier, factory nav
    '99 Honda Shadow 1100

    -8" Lilliput TS, laptop, (too) large inverter, and I'm nowhere near putting them anywhere.

    For Sale!

  10. #60
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    Your Current Car :

    1971 Pontiac T-37

    Color:
    White and rust

    Odometer Reads:
    It's about to lap back over to 0, but the engine and tranny have about 30k

    Purchase Price:
    2k

    Fixed Problems:
    Welded the leaks in the radiator, put in a stereo

    Remaining Problems:
    Mechanically? Steering column, resovoir leaks, needs new shocks all around. I also need tires... and weatherstripping

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    Stereo
    Headliner
    Leather racing bucket seats
    Carpet
    Spray paint
    Steering wheel

    Why did you buy it?
    over 300hp
    cheap with new major parts
    ez to work on
    thought i could do something I couldn't

    What do you like the most about your car?
    The sound it makes when I pass someone with a spoiler.
    And fishtailing getting on the highway

    What do you dislike about your car?
    The dirt, the rust, the 1 inch thick oil sludge all over the undercarriage, the dent in the side, it leans to the left cus of a blown strut, steering column bolt is stripped so its jerry rigged at the moment.

    Previous:
    2003 Mazda Protege
    1984 Chevy S-10
    1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS
    1993 Saturn SC2
    1989 Mazda 929
    1991 Ford Explorer
    1998 toyota celica

    The protege was by far the favorite.

    Other Cars:
    1998 toyota celica

    Possible Future Cars:
    My dream car is a 1976 Dodge G van, shorty with bubble windows, 4x4 converion with a V6 Cummins Turbo diesel and a waterbed in the back. But anythign that will fit a drumset in the back is the next vehicle.

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