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Old 04-15-2019, 02:12 PM
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I agree with you 1000% percent.

Which is why it only makes sense to just buy the GT350 since it was never facelifted.
Not to mention a glorious flat-plane crank V8....
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Old 04-15-2019, 02:49 PM
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Facelift looks bad.
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Old 04-15-2019, 03:08 PM
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Gross..
Oil consumption on the GT350 crazy.. hard pass
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Old 04-15-2019, 03:09 PM
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^ Yet.
Probably be like the Raptor & carry on the prior face for a year or two. Or the GT350 gets dropped rather than the new face
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Old 04-15-2019, 03:21 PM
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Gross..
Oil consumption on the GT350 crazy.. hard pass
You the type of guy who thinks a Focus SE is "fun".

Fuck oil burning, open the exhaust valves and turn money into noise.
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Old 04-16-2019, 09:52 AM
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I must be the only person on the planet that does not like the refreshed Mustang front end? The pre-MMC looks way better
I'm with you on this. The new front end is kinda derpy looking.
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Old 04-17-2019, 02:35 PM
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Originally Posted by SamDoe1 View Post
You the type of guy who thinks a Focus SE is "fun".

Fuck oil burning, open the exhaust valves and turn money into noise.

I burn more money in my whip than you'll do in a lifetime in your basic bitch Golf
Bye felicia



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Old 04-17-2019, 03:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Majofo View Post
I burn more money in my whip than you'll do in a lifetime in your basic bitch Golf
Bye felicia



For those of you wondering, there is a literal money fire in the back of Maj's car.

FFS, fix your TPMS
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Old 04-17-2019, 03:31 PM
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Pffft... 20 PSI or die
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Old 04-17-2019, 04:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Majofo View Post
I burn more money in my whip than you'll do in a lifetime in your basic bitch Golf
Bye felicia
Not sure that's something to be gloating about lol.

That said, if you drive the Golf hard, it'll do like 10-12mpg. If you cruise for a long time, it does 32-35mpg. I'd call that winning.

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Pffft... 20 PSI or die
So...you're choosing die then?
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Old 04-17-2019, 04:36 PM
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Originally Posted by SamDoe1 View Post

..if you drive the Golf hard, it'll do like 10-12mpg...
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Old 04-17-2019, 04:37 PM
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Originally Posted by SamDoe1 View Post
So...you're choosing die then?
No, I'm choosing 20 PSI, I thought I made this abundantly clear
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Old 04-17-2019, 04:39 PM
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I run my tires at 48 psi. So cosmically, it balances.

Life maintained
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Old 04-17-2019, 04:42 PM
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48 up front, 20 in the rear, 5 in the face, 10 in the ass
cul0 fucks
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Old 04-17-2019, 05:19 PM
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Good grief, Maj, my M5 would be down around 10-12 around town, and that's a thirsty NA V10. Are you just running WOT from gas station to gas station?
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Old 04-17-2019, 05:33 PM
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I live my life a quarter mile at a time

My brodie was visiting
I'm on E and I filled up the night before


That's why at a quarter tank the V won't give you range
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Old 04-17-2019, 05:33 PM
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Smiles per gallon
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Old 04-17-2019, 06:10 PM
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Good grief, Maj, my M5 would be down around 10-12 around town, and that's a thirsty NA V10. Are you just running WOT from gas station to gas station?
Btw.. I still love the e60 M5 and my feed always shows new content on it. They're pretty much all vids of cautionary tales.


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Old 04-17-2019, 06:14 PM
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My fave was one guy who did a swap on a bricked M5
It sounds simple, his journey was not
I think he settled somewhere around 15k after everything
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Old 04-17-2019, 06:20 PM
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Here's the update vid

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Old 04-17-2019, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Majofo View Post
My fave was one guy who did a swap on a bricked M5
It sounds simple, his journey was not
I think he settled somewhere around 15k after everything
Uggh. Great car when it's running. But, SO MANY scary stories!
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Old 04-17-2019, 06:34 PM
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That's why you're our hero T
You lived to tell the tale!
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Old 04-17-2019, 06:36 PM
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If the V engine bricks
I just go pick up another one for 1k + HF engine picker
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Old 04-17-2019, 10:42 PM
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I think E60 M5/M6 probably is the best sounding BMW ever. Especially with aftermarket exhaust...
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Old 04-17-2019, 10:52 PM
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I think E60 M5/M6 probably is the best sounding BMW ever. Especially with aftermarket exhaust...
Absolutely agree
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Old 04-18-2019, 09:27 AM
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I think E60 M5/M6 probably is the best sounding BMW ever. Especially with aftermarket exhaust...
Agreed. Unfortunately it sits silent most of the time because it's broken.
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Old 04-18-2019, 09:41 AM
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If the V engine bricks
I just go pick up another one for 1k + HF engine picker
I got two pinchers to help.
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Old 04-18-2019, 11:49 AM
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I'll throw in two pinche gueys

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Old 04-18-2019, 01:31 PM
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Jajajajajajaja
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Old 04-18-2019, 03:53 PM
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Agreed. Unfortunately it sits silent most of the time because it's broken.
That is why when you see one, it breaks your neck. Per Acura's logic, Exclusivity FTW.
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Old 04-23-2019, 04:25 PM
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Anyone have experience with the Dunlop Dirrezza Ziii? Almost about to pull the trigger on a set but curious if anyone has any first hand experience with them.
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Old 04-23-2019, 04:37 PM
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I waas rockin' the star specs way back when....the way i see it, a different version, or 3.0, there would be improvements in tire tech. namely the rubber compound and tread blocks
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Old 04-24-2019, 04:35 PM
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Speaking of tires, as I'm getting ready to put my summer set on, I'm in need of new summer tires as the PSS are getting low. I'm looking to get the new Pilot Sport 4S in 245/40/R18. Looks like they are $222 each on both Discount Tire and Tire Rack.
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Old 04-24-2019, 04:52 PM
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Speaking of tires, as I'm getting ready to put my summer set on, I'm in need of new summer tires as the PSS are getting low. I'm looking to get the new Pilot Sport 4S in 245/40/R18. Looks like they are $222 each on both Discount Tire and Tire Rack.
I've had the Pilot Sport 4S on my car for five months. They're nice tires.
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Old 04-29-2019, 09:56 AM
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So I'm finally moving on from the Blackfire Wet Diamond paint sealant I've used for years. What's the new best one to use? I have a silver car and two dark(ish) blue ones.
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Old 05-14-2019, 04:28 PM
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Back at my old building now. Seems like the guy who daily'd the 570 now dailies a 600LT.

Must be nice /mizouse
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Old 05-15-2019, 01:12 PM
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So I'm finally moving on from the Blackfire Wet Diamond paint sealant I've used for years. What's the new best one to use? I have a silver car and two dark(ish) blue ones.
Man, BFWD used to be the go-to here for years. Have you looked at some consumer-grade ceramic coatings?
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Man, BFWD used to be the go-to here for years. Have you looked at some consumer-grade ceramic coatings?
I know! It was (is?) awesome and a great finish, just curious what the go to is these days.

I've looked into them but not ready to take that plunge yet. If I'm going to do the ceramic coating, I'd get it professionally done. No need to have me F it up.
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Ceramic coating is bullshit
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:14 AM
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Ceramic coating is bullshit
Cost wise, I think the professional coatings are bullshit. Most professionals charge around $1300 to do it. They say it lasts 5-7 years, but I have a hard time believing that. Also, you should use a specific soap to maintain the ceramic coat. With that said, the consumer line is a bit more worth while in my opinion. If you're comfortable polishing a car, then you should have no problem applying the coating. Something like CQuartz UK is around $100 to coat a car. Theoretically, CQuartz says the coating is good for 2 years, which is less then the pro line, but its also costs $1200 (on average) less. You can recoat with the consumer line every year for 10 years and still pay less then the pro coating that - theoretically - lasts 7 years.

I've had my car coated for 13 months with the consumer line product. I wash it using their soap, which is around $27 for a bottle. I use a 1:9 soap:water mixture and it lasts me around 15 washes. I've not recoated the car in that time at all, but water still beads like it did early on, and - most importantly in my opinion - the car is way easier to clean as the dirt and grime just rinses off the paint. It's amazing on wheels as well, since brake dust just wipes off.

The biggest misunderstanding I see on forums is that people think ceramic coating will protect from scratches and rock chips. Get PPF if you're looking for that level of protection. Think of ceramic coating as harder clear coat.
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