Page 1 of 12 1234567891011 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 116

Thread: Our Cars

  1. #1
    Top Ramen lgbr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Location
    Spokane, WA, US
    Posts
    973

    Our Cars

    Ok so I jacked this. But I thought it was cool. Pass it on, DON'T **** IT UP! You get one post then you're done!


    Your Current Car :
    1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo

    Color:
    Super Red

    Odometer Reads:
    139,000 Miles

    Purchase Price:
    $2,700

    Fixed Problems:
    Overheating (headgasket, radiator, water pump)
    Rich Condition (Air Flow Meter)

    Remaining Problems:
    Paint is horrible
    Syncros are wearing
    Interior needs work
    Minor T-Top Leak

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -$200 4-Channel Amp
    -$15 Silicone Vacuum Hose Kit
    -(Barter) Blow Off Valve
    -$60 Spark Plug Wires

    Future Plans:
    -New Paint!
    -Intercooler Tubing
    -10" Subwoofers

    Why did you buy it?
    -Good Looking
    -Mechanic's Special
    -Fast
    -Reliable

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -Mid Engine
    -Comfortable
    -Fast
    -Attention Whore
    -Rear Wheel Drive

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -No spot for big subwoofers
    -Cheap, ghetto alarm

    Previous and other cars:
    -1994 Honda Civic Sedan

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Toyota Volta
    -Honda NSX
    -Mazda RX-8
    Audio Rockford Fosgate: 900 Watt 4-channel amp, 501bd Mono amp
    Computer AMD 2400+ XP, 1 GB DDR RAM, Orbit Micro 250W DC-DC PSU

    Head units are for cheaters!
    sure some girls fake orgasms.....but it's guys like me who fake the whole relationship

  2. #2
    Variable Bitrate silencery's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Los Angeles, CA
    Posts
    340
    Your Current Car :
    2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder

    Color:
    Spectra Blue Mica

    Odometer Reads:
    72,000

    Purchase Price:
    $24,000

    Fixed Problems:
    -Blew a shortblock - factory replaced under warranty.

    Remaining Problems:
    -Rattles

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -Too much to list

    Future Plans:
    -Sway bars
    -Chassis bracing.
    -2zz engine swap.

    Why did you buy it?
    -Most fun to drive car I've ever had the pleasure of owning.

    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
    -Comfortable
    -Carputer!

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -Sucks up all my money.
    -Solid motor mounts make daily-driving a bit rougher.

    Previous and other cars:
    -1996 Honda Civic.
    -1999 Mercedes C230.

    Possible Future Cars:
    -Perhaps a truck to trailer my mr-s to the tracks

  3. #3
    MySQL Error Scouse Monkey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Location
    Bristol
    Posts
    9,727
    Your Current Car :

    1997 Phase 1 Pugeot 306 1.6

    Color:
    Diablo Red (dark metallic)

    Odometer Reads:
    78,000

    Purchase Price:
    0 (but gave old car to sister)

    Fixed Problems:
    -A/C leak
    - Minor electrical faults (inc. seatbelt pre-tensioners)
    - Car written off and rebuilt with new front suspension

    Remaining Problems:
    -Some small electrical faults (faulty switches mainly)

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

    Future Plans:
    -Window tints
    -uprated discs and pads
    -engine rebuild/strengthening and turbo(serioulsy considering it)

    Why did you buy it?
    -Great handling hatchback
    -looked a lot better than my old car
    -PhD meant i didnt have enough money to go for anything else

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -Now i have the tyre selection sorted it doesnt have understeer
    -Aircon is nice
    -Good city car - easy to park
    -Suprises owners of faster cars due to the handling

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -1.6 engine is too slow
    -Bastard to fit a capPC in!

    Previous and other cars:
    -1993 Ford Fiesta
    -1993 Citroen ZX

    Possible Future Cars:
    -2002 Mercedes C200K
    -2002 Audi A4 Avant tdi
    -2000 Pugeot 306 GTi-6

  4. #4
    Neither darque nor pervert DarquePervert's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    Elsewhere
    Posts
    13,948
    Your Current Car :
    2003 Toyota Tacoma SR5 Extended Cab

    Color:
    Imperial Jade Mica

    Odometer Reads:
    ~29,000

    Purchase Price:
    $17K

    Fixed Problems:
    None, since I bought it new

    Remaining Problems:
    - Windshield needs replacing (two cracks and a chip)
    - Small dent in fender near the rear bumper

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    CarPC parts!

    Future Plans:
    - Lowering kit
    - New rims & rubber (likely 17" or 18" 5-spoke)
    - Bedliner & hardshell tonneau (or Snugtop)

    Why did you buy it?
    - I like trucks
    - Toyotas are sickeningly reliable
    - My old truck was dying and I needed reliable transportation for work
    - Toyota Motor Credit was the first to offer me financing!

    What do you like the most about your car?
    - The color, which they don't offer on Tacomas anymore

    What do you dislike about your car?
    Nothing

    Previous and other cars:
    1984 Honda Civic
    1985 Renault Le Car
    1987 Honda CRX Si
    1988 Shevy Station Wagon
    1988 Isuzu Pickup
    1994 Ford Rander
    1984 Ford Bronco (loved that beast!)
    198x Renault Something (It was a $300 beater)
    1990 CRX (totalled)
    1992 Toyota Tacoma (also totalled)

    Possible Future Cars:
    New Toyota Tundra
    Harley Softtail Heritage (Oh! That's not a car!)
    Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
    How about the Wiki?



    Under normal circumstances, a signature would go here.

  5. #5
    Variable Bitrate
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    311
    Your Current Car :
    2005 Mazda3i 4-Door

    Color:
    Strato-blue (purple-y blue)

    Odometer Reads:
    1450

    Purchase Price:
    $12K

    Fixed Problems:
    None

    Remaining Problems:
    -AC diffuser plate install

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    - XM Roady mounting kit
    - PIE Aux-in adapter

    Future Plans:
    - Stubby antenna
    - Dealer power lock and cruise install (if they dont want to rape me on it)
    - Carputer, obviously

    Why did you buy it?
    - Ford employee A-Plan
    - Mazda warranty
    - Gas mileage
    - Previous car blew the trans cooler

    What do you like the most about your car?
    - Color (doesnt show dirt)
    - Gas mileage

    What do you dislike about your car?
    - No power locks or cruise

    Previous and other cars:
    - 1992 Dodge Spirit
    - 2001 Plymouth Neon

    Possible Future Cars:
    - Subaru WRX STi
    - Saturn Vue (depends on if children will be involved at that point)

  6. #6
    Maximum Bitrate fixerofallthing's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    Lawrenceville GA
    Posts
    769
    Your Current Car :
    2005 Scion Xb

    Color:
    Black Cherry Pearl

    Odometer Reads:
    10,800

    Purchase Price:
    $16K

    Fixed Problems:
    None, since I bought it new

    Remaining Problems:
    Need to color sand and buff original paint to lose the factory "orange peel"

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    Carbon Fiber rear wing
    17" tires and wheels
    Interior paint
    lowering springs
    strut tie bar

    Future Plans:
    more carbon fiber

    Why did you buy it?
    Coolest looking car in the world!!!

    What do you like the most about your car?
    The color and the attention we get

    What do you dislike about your car?Nothing

    Previous and other cars:
    2003 Ford Sporttrac
    2003 Ford Windstar
    2002 Ford F150
    88 VW Rabbit
    88 Olds Cutlass
    86 Olds Cutlass
    72 Ford F150

    Possible Future Cars:
    Scion Truck when it comes out

    The Car 2005 Scion xB

    The Truck 2004 GMC Canyon

  7. #7
    Variable Bitrate Osiris's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    Atlanta (kennesaw) GA
    Posts
    318
    Your Current Car:
    1993 Nissan Altima

    Color:
    Grayish Blue Pearl Clearcoat

    Odometer Reads:
    201,000

    Purchase Price:
    $1000

    Fixed Problems:
    - small mechanical issues
    - radiator leak
    - alternator

    Remaining Problems:
    - Noisy lifters
    - Bumper (dent)
    - Front passenger quarter panel

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    - Brembos (drilled / slotted)
    - Raybestos pads
    - Sprint Springs (2" lower)
    - Tokico Struts
    - Short air intake
    - Focuz Strut Bar (front)
    - 12" Image Dyanics
    - Pioneer amp 760watt max
    - Infinity Beta X10 passive x-overs
    - Pioneer 7/8" dome tweeters
    - Niche 17" 2 piece rims
    - Wynstar 195/40/17
    - OEM light spoiler
    - Glow Shift Air/Water/Voltage Gauge
    - NeonEdge 3 gauge pillar pod
    - Hyper reverse indiglow dash gauges
    - Eibach camber kit

    Future Plans:
    - Window tints
    - End links
    - Sway bars
    - Kumho Ecsta 205/50/17
    - Better gauges
    - Black oem carpet
    - Black interior
    - Carbon fiber hood
    - New paint
    - Leather seats
    - Sparco/Momo steering wheel
    - Electronic tranny controller
    - Full engine buildup or Turbonetics/Fmax turbo
    - Body kit (maybe)
    - Pioneer mono amp
    - Hotshot 4-2-1 headers
    - Catback exhaust
    - MSD ignition
    - OEM new parts (for quality and appearence)

    Why did you buy it?
    - Inexpensive
    - Nissan fan
    - Relocated to Atlanta and needed car a.s.a.p.
    - Very reliable

    What do you like the most about your car?
    - Torquey 2.4L engine (Nissan 240 engine)
    - Gas mielage
    - Appearence
    - Low maintence cost
    - Space
    - Not hard to work on
    - In the import tuner hobby not everyone has one
    - Unique styleing for that time ('93)

    What do you dislike about your car?
    - Driver space
    - Turning radius
    - No rear rotors
    - Small aftermarket support

    Previous and other cars:
    - 1983 Chevy Caprice
    - 1985 Cadillac Deville
    - 1986 Mazda 626
    - 1991 Mazda 626
    - 1989 Toyota Corrola
    - 1985 Jeep Cherokee
    - 1987 Honda Accord

    Possible Future Cars:
    - Nissan 350z
    - Nissan 240
    - Nissan Sentra SeR Spec-V
    Osiris Networx

    --Tuning is all about price vs performance. You've got to find your own medium.--

  8. #8
    Constant Bitrate BADDERICK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Las Vegas
    Posts
    143
    Your Current Car:
    - 2003 100th anniversary harley davidson F-150

    Color:
    - Black / silver

    Odometer Reads:
    - 15,325

    Purchase Price:
    - way to much

    Fixed Problems:
    - none.

    Remaining Problems:
    - none


    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    - airaid cold air intake
    - overdrive pully for supercharger
    - rear spring drop shackles
    - superchips tuner
    - bug shield
    - wind / rain deflectors on windows.


    Future Plans:
    - brembo exhaust
    - larger throttle body


    Why did you buy it?
    - it was what I wanted.

    What do you like the most about your car?
    - It's extremly fast.....430 HP
    - it's very responsive.
    - handles like a sports car.
    - always gets looks.
    - Leather everywhere
    - it's freaking beautiful :d

    What do you dislike about your car?

    - I'll get back to you when I find something.

    Previous and other cars:
    - 00 bmw 323ci sports coupe - still have
    - 98 nissan altima - still have
    - 92 mitsubishi eclipse
    - 78 f-250 4x4 - still have
    - 75 gran torino - starsky and hutch car, sister has it now
    - 89 mazda mx6
    - 78 cougar
    - 73 vega panel truck
    -- many many more-
    2003 100th harley F-150
    PCChips C3 VIA/eden, M1 ATX smart car.
    Here is my project so far: My 100TH Harley-Puter
    Ride safe


    Buy my stuff: Stuff

  9. #9
    "Speaker of the Truth" veedubya's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Posts
    265


    Your Current Car :
    1971 VW Beetle

    Color:
    Blue and White

    Odometer Reads:
    50,109 Miles (rolled over numerous times)

    Purchase Price:
    $300

    Fixed Problems:
    Everything from rubber gaskets to complete body work and interior

    Remaining Problems:
    -

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -riveria rims and tires
    -15 Kickers
    -500 W AMP
    -roofrack
    -CRX seats
    -Sony Headunit

    Future Plans:
    -New Paint! (a must paint job is 15 years old)
    -

    Why did you buy it?
    -It was cheap
    -It was a VW Beetle

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -Spending endless weekends at carshows
    -The "turning of heads" while driving it
    -Little kids playing "punch buggy"
    -Attention Whore

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -

    Previous and other cars:

    -1976 Chevy Nova (previous)
    -1984 CRX (previous)
    -1988 Eclipse (previous)
    -2005 Jeep Wrangler
    -2002 Montero Sport

    Possible Future Cars:
    -1955-62 VW Beetle
    -split window bus
    -21 window bus
    "Geeks dont need girlfriends we can ping ourselves"

    Sony Vaio 2Ghz 40G HHD, Routis 2004 GPS, 7" VGA TS Lilliput, BackUp Camera running RoadRunner with Simplistique Skin.

  10. #10
    FLAC ShawJohn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    On the edge!
    Posts
    1,790

    My Car - RIP

    Your Current Car :
    -2000 Nissan 200SX s14a

    Color:
    -Flame Red

    Odometer Reads:
    -53,000 Miles

    Purchase Price:
    -6500

    Fixed Problems:
    -NONE

    Remaining Problems:
    -Its a bit bent now

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    -1 grade cooler Platinum Spark Plugs for more boost ,
    -Stainless Exhaust
    -Induction kit
    -Boost Gauge
    -New Brake Disks
    -A Service
    -Strut brace
    -HID Headlamps

    Future Plans:

    -7.5x18" alloys
    -FM Intercooler
    -TEIN Adjustable suspension
    -More Boost
    -Bigger Fuel Pump
    -SXOC ECU Chip
    -Amp, 4x upgraded custom fit speakers & 10" Subwoofer

    Why did you buy it?
    -Very Good Looking
    -Very Very Fast
    -Very Very Very Reliable
    -RWD

    What do you like the most about your car?
    -Looks
    -RWD & Turbo
    -Comfortable & Well equiped
    -Very Fast
    -And again its Rear Wheel Drive Good for drifting Not good when you can't drift

    What do you dislike about your car?
    -A bit of an annonymous brand
    -Small (Dia 16") Narrow (6.5") Alloy wheels
    -Interior like a posh taxi
    -The FCUK'ing big dent in the side and the twisted shell

    Previous and other cars:
    -1995 Rover 820 Vitesse - Tuned ~250bhp
    -1996 Peugeot 306
    -1993 Peugeot 205
    -1987 Austin Metro


    Possible Future Cars:
    -Nissan 200sx (I need another one quick)
    -Alfa GTV 3.2
    -Subaru Impreze Turbo STI
    -Seat Leon Cupra R
    ??? And a few others, not sure what to go with when my insurance cheque comes ???

Page 1 of 12 1234567891011 ... LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 19
    Last Post: 10-26-2005, 11:53 PM
  2. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-23-2004, 11:23 AM
  3. Carputer Randomally Freezes When Car's in Motion
    By meetmandeep in forum General Hardware Discussion
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 10-05-2004, 12:21 PM
  4. URGENT - DVLA/Govt. trying to legislate against moddified cars...
    By LeoTheHamster in forum General Hardware Discussion
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 07-13-2004, 02:55 PM
  5. A dearth of good entry American cars?
    By MP3DUB in forum Off Topic
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 02-27-2003, 10:41 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •