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06-13-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By SamDoe1

I look forward to being able to buy one of this...

I look forward to being able to buy one of this for a pittance in 10 years!
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,249
Posted By SamDoe1

Looked on Tire Rack that you can get Stop Tech...

Looked on Tire Rack that you can get Stop Tech brake rotors for a 2008 Cayenne Turbo for ~$170ea. $4k must be for OE rotors installed at whatever ludicrous labor rate that a Porsche dealer charges.
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,249
Posted By SamDoe1

$4k for brake rotors? Good lord. Is that just...

$4k for brake rotors? Good lord. Is that just parts or installed?

I'm sure there are some aftermarket options that are quite a lot cheaper though.
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,249
Posted By SamDoe1

They, like Jeeps and most "off roaders", tend to...

They, like Jeeps and most "off roaders", tend to hold their value alarmingly well. Not really sure why but here we are. My guess is it's because they sell a lifestyle more so than a vehicle. Most...
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,249
Posted By SamDoe1

Definitely not for $25k

Definitely not for $25k
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,249
Posted By SamDoe1

The GLA AMG won't do many of the things on your...

The GLA AMG won't do many of the things on your list regardless of price. To be honest, the only one I can think of that'll do all those things AND be luxury is a G Wagen but that will be a lot more...
06-06-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 51,945
Posted By SamDoe1

orly? I also do med device but in R&D. ...

orly? I also do med device but in R&D.



I think the issue is what you're defining as quality should include reliability in the definition. "Quality" is an arbitrary definition of a product. ...
05-31-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By SamDoe1

I respect the machine but it's not really a...

I respect the machine but it's not really a pretty car...
05-29-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 51,945
Posted By SamDoe1

What about getting a Toyota with BMW quality? ...

What about getting a Toyota with BMW quality? Because that's what you're actually getting.

Also, no they won't be cross shopped much but at a similar price point I know where my money is going.
Forum: Car Talk
05-28-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,284
Posted By SamDoe1

Judging by his dream cars, I'm sure his dream is...

Judging by his dream cars, I'm sure his dream is to have halogen reflectors.
Forum: Car Talk
05-25-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,284
Posted By SamDoe1

We had a 7G Accord EX-L V6 with nav for many...

We had a 7G Accord EX-L V6 with nav for many years. It was solidly ok to drive and incredibly reliable. The only concern I had was with the transmission.
05-24-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 51,945
Posted By SamDoe1

You should go drive some of the more modern...

You should go drive some of the more modern muscle cars, they aren't the drag strip queens that they used to be.

Also, for the $55k to get a Supra you could get a GT350. Just saying.
05-20-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By SamDoe1

They are all hand built one off designs so yes. ...

They are all hand built one off designs so yes. All of the other GT's around use some semblance of a high production volume vehicles.

Example:
Bentley - VW/Audi parts
Rolls - BMW parts
Aston -...
05-19-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12,053
Views: 682,112
Posted By SamDoe1

Roll the windows down in the GT350. It's good...

Roll the windows down in the GT350. It's good enough.
Forum: Car Talk
05-19-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,098
Posted By SamDoe1

Dayum, some high mileage cars on here. I'm about...

Dayum, some high mileage cars on here. I'm about to join the club here soon too. The Golf will hit 10k in about 2 months from now and the S2000 will likely hit 50k this year!
Forum: Car Talk
05-18-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,350
Posted By SamDoe1

I like the new Accord a lot. It's a great car,...

I like the new Accord a lot. It's a great car, nothing wrong with it at all. Only reason I didn't buy one is because I wanted something a little hotter than what it gave me. Other than that, it's...
Forum: Car Talk
05-17-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,487
Posted By SamDoe1

I agree but at this point all of them are...

I agree but at this point all of them are unobtainium. Might as well settle for a SLS AMG. Coupe of course, because doors.
Forum: Car Talk
05-16-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,487
Posted By SamDoe1

NSX you say? How about these apples: ...

NSX you say? How about these apples:

https://cdn.bringatrailer.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1956_mercedes-benz_300sl_gullwing_coupe_155666140389cc14862cExterior-6-940x627.jpg
...
Forum: Car Talk
05-16-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5,488
Views: 325,642
Posted By SamDoe1

$3k plus tax and shipping can get me a lot of...

$3k plus tax and shipping can get me a lot of other things...
05-16-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 91,370
Posted By SamDoe1

I just got back from Germany and the amount of...

I just got back from Germany and the amount of forbidden fruit I saw made me super sad. This is the sort of wagon I can seriously get behind and would work awesome as a daily. Far better than an...
Forum: Car Talk
05-03-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 13,691
Posted By SamDoe1

Porsche launched their Turbo S PDK something like...

Porsche launched their Turbo S PDK something like 90 consecutive times and it showed no adverse wear because wet clutch transmission.
Forum: Car Talk
05-03-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 13,691
Posted By SamDoe1

You have wet clutch DSG right? If so, launch...

You have wet clutch DSG right? If so, launch away, you won't burn out clutch packs because they are cooled by the DSG fluid.

Unless you're launching multiple times a day every day.
Forum: Car Talk
05-01-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 13,691
Posted By SamDoe1

J's thread order: Buy car (best car evah!!!)...

J's thread order:

Buy car (best car evah!!!) -> wash/wax -> pics on grass/freeway -> wheels -> drop -> pics on grass/freeway -> tired of car -> sell car -> repeat
Forum: Car Talk
04-30-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 13,691
Posted By SamDoe1

Fuck it, go with something crazy like lime green.

Fuck it, go with something crazy like lime green.
Forum: Car Talk
04-30-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5,488
Views: 325,642
Posted By SamDoe1

VWV but these weren't posted in the classifieds,...

VWV but these weren't posted in the classifieds, I hit someone up that made an offhand comment that they were selling.

The ones posted in classifieds are insane in price. I'm not paying $2k for a...
Forum: Car Talk
04-30-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5,488
Views: 325,642
Posted By SamDoe1

That mother fucker... :rant: I do have a...

That mother fucker... :rant:

I do have a line on a set of black OE Pretorias, we'll see how it goes.
Forum: Car Talk
04-29-2019, 02:04 PM
Forum: Car Talk
04-29-2019, 01:17 PM
Forum: Car Talk
04-29-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 9,069
Posted By SamDoe1

Golf 1.4T S to Golf R conversion is complete!...

Golf 1.4T S to Golf R conversion is complete! Back to summer mode now. Now this thing just needs a good bath and it'll be ready to play hard.
...
Forum: Car Talk
04-29-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 13,691
Posted By SamDoe1

This is going to prompt another post in the...

This is going to prompt another post in the General talk thread...I won't hijack here.
Forum: Car Talk
04-28-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 13,691
Posted By SamDoe1

In driving both, you won't notice a difference in...

In driving both, you won't notice a difference in day to day driving. The big difference is that the Torsen systems are mechanically driven whereas the Haldex is electronically driven. The older...
Forum: Car Talk
04-26-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 38,635
Posted By SamDoe1

Sweet results! You better sell those Pretorias...

Sweet results! You better sell those Pretorias to me before all that power blows them up... :ninja:
Forum: Car Talk
04-26-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 13,691
Posted By SamDoe1

Remember when J gave me crap for buying the DSG? ...

Remember when J gave me crap for buying the DSG? Pepperidge farms remembers.
04-26-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By SamDoe1

Put gas in the tank? That's historically how...

Put gas in the tank? That's historically how I've always dismissed low fuel warnings.
Forum: Car Talk
04-24-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12,404
Views: 572,890
Posted By SamDoe1

The all blue one is exactly that, all blue. The...

The all blue one is exactly that, all blue. The one Ken has is the best one.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/1024x768/64838331_686795792a2d715433d1079f8e4018707357c23a.jpg...
Forum: Car Talk
04-21-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,560
Posted By SamDoe1

The pop out camera is quite possibly my favorite...

The pop out camera is quite possibly my favorite feature of the Golf. :rofl:

Congrats on the new ride!
Forum: Car Talk
04-20-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12,404
Views: 572,890
Posted By SamDoe1

A week ago today we had 10" of snow, today it's...

A week ago today we had 10" of snow, today it's 75 and sunshine here in MN so it's time for this pretty lady to make her spring debut!
...
Forum: Car Talk
04-15-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19,673
Views: 690,267
Posted By SamDoe1

You the type of guy who thinks a Focus SE is...

You the type of guy who thinks a Focus SE is "fun".

Fuck oil burning, open the exhaust valves and turn money into noise.
Forum: Car Talk
04-03-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 13,691
Posted By SamDoe1

Ok now I also want a supercharged car... Turbo...

Ok now I also want a supercharged car... Turbo whistle is cool but super charger whine is best.
Forum: Car Talk
04-03-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5,488
Views: 325,642
Posted By SamDoe1

Hory sheet! Here's mine: Mod List 1.)...

Hory sheet!

Here's mine:
Mod List
1.) shitty base model golf wheels with blizzak tires (temporary mod, will swap back to summers once they get the pot holes under control)
2.) Costco gas
...
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