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Forum: Car Talk
06-17-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 37,059
Posted By SHYUperman

Went camping over Father's Day weekend, did some...

Went camping over Father's Day weekend, did some hiking at Seneca Rocks in WV.

https://i.imgur.com/rnlMcYh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/aJMwvQ7.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/Nzm3ZRY.jpg

My rear...
Forum: Car Talk
06-17-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By cM3go

My F10 BMW 535i xDrive needed a new valve cover gasket...

So I went ahead a upgraded the car entirely! Picked up a G01 Phytonic Blue BMW X3 M40i with Cognac Vernasca Leather. For an SUV, this thing MOVES! And helps me deal with Chicago potholes.
...
Forum: Car Talk
06-14-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By rockstar143

Because what are the odds of a field goat or...

Because what are the odds of a field goat or tractor plowing into you? He's low risk!

A night out on the town, you say? That's what I'm talking about
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngCyAUZkASo
Forum: Car Talk
06-13-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By rockstar143

Mine is a 2004 that lived almost it's entire life...

Mine is a 2004 that lived almost it's entire life through Maryland winters...although looks like they cared for it and prepped it for winter.
little bullshit here and there but everything is cheap...
Forum: Car Talk
06-13-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By CCColtsicehockey

Indeed they are. We have had a 2003 Tahoe in the...

Indeed they are. We have had a 2003 Tahoe in the family since new. Currently has 223k miles on it and going strong. Looks a bit rough but runs great. 2008 Suburban with 160k miles on it doing...
Forum: Car Talk
06-13-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By rockstar143

Tahoe is the shit... seriously... tanks! and...

Tahoe is the shit...
seriously...
tanks! and mean as fk blacked out
Forum: Car Talk
06-13-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By CCColtsicehockey

Cayenne GTS with the v8 are awesome. Would...

Cayenne GTS with the v8 are awesome. Would definitely be a fun ride. Not exactly the tanks the Tahoe is though.
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By rockstar143

What years? There are some years I don't...

What years?
There are some years I don't like...like the 2007.
What about the fact that you'd be able to share lugnuts with your V?
You could claim to be a GM household.
I can't believe I'm...
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By rockstar143

Okay, I know you said no to the Yukon/Tahoe but...

Okay, I know you said no to the Yukon/Tahoe but try to convince her, man...
especially a bit newer one with the good fuel economy...they are tanks...they go forever, they drive
over anything. They...
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By Aman

That is not bad at all! Maybe I should consider...

That is not bad at all! Maybe I should consider moving to Oakville...
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By 00TL-P3.2

Sounds about as easy as getting my wife to drive...

Sounds about as easy as getting my wife to drive a wagon.



:what: Not too bad, my C300 is $148/mo with a clean record.
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By 00TL-P3.2

:ponder: Was the LR Defender sold in CA? Or was...

:ponder: Was the LR Defender sold in CA? Or was it black-balled from all NAm?
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By Aman

If a Ford Edge is gonna struggle on some logging...

If a Ford Edge is gonna struggle on some logging roads, so will a Cayenne and half the suggestions in this thread. :2cents: I think the sport and luxury requirements are gonna suffer a bit.

Jeep...
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
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, 09:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By Aman

$4000 da fuq. That's a supercharger for some cars.

$4000 da fuq. That's a supercharger for some cars.
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
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
06-12-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By 00TL-P3.2

Knocks off the Lux part, but something like an...

Knocks off the Lux part, but something like an Explorer/Edge Sport as an option?
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 16,101
Posted By 00TL-P3.2

Mats look good, but seem more in place on...

Mats look good, but seem more in place on something like a GTI, IMO.
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By rockstar143

fuck that shit

fuck
that
shit
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By rockstar143

if you were any good at plotting your route and...

if you were any good at plotting your route and planning when you leave your house you can probably get where you need to without brakes.
:tomato:
that's just parts, huh?
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By rockstar143

Cancun? sail out of Port Everglades!

Cancun?
sail out of Port Everglades!
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By rockstar143

His is newish...it's been good, from what I...

His is newish...it's been good, from what I gather. He loves it.
I keep trying to convince him to have him give my mom that, sell her CRV and get a 911 turbah! :tomato:
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By rockstar143

as usual, fucking dealers list all dicktronic...

as usual, fucking dealers list all dicktronic transmissions as manual
but this one is...
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By rockstar143

Yeah, my Mom's guy has a Cayenne...not even a...

Yeah, my Mom's guy has a Cayenne...not even a high level one, but it is so nicely put together.
I guess if you're gonna go German, it's the way.
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By rockstar143

I actually wanted to go test drive one of those...

I actually wanted to go test drive one of those porsche 6mt suv when I was researching as well...
I didn't though cause I would have been tempted and you know I'm a moron.
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By Yumcha

Yessir. Still have the Sea Cucumber...still...

Yessir. Still have the Sea Cucumber...still going strong. Sure, it's a bit thirsty but otherwise, issue-free. There are a couple of us on AZ that own the FX50 and the only caveat is to really...
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By thoiboi

Yumcha don't you still have your FX?

Yumcha don't you still have your FX?
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By 00TL-P3.2

I'd have an FX50 over an Armada or QX80 :ugh: ...

I'd have an FX50 over an Armada or QX80 :ugh:

One of the mgrs here is on her 2nd trouble free Jeep GC.
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By Aman

Infiniti FX50 is a dark horse option that's...

Infiniti FX50 is a dark horse option that's pretty close to most of your wants. Older body style but I still kinda like them.

It's gonna be tough to hit the nail on all of those things dude, but...
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
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, 02:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By CCColtsicehockey

What about Audi SQ5? I have seen a few in the mid...

What about Audi SQ5? I have seen a few in the mid to high 20s as of late. With a pulley upgrade they can make close to Gen 2 CTS-V 0-60 times with the AWD.

Edit: Ignore my suggestion cause just...
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By 00TL-P3.2

:werd: Hadn't realized how much they held...

:werd:
Hadn't realized how much they held value.
A couple local 13s for $60k
An 07 for $43k
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By rockstar143

wait, SHE wants a 6mt? or do you want her to...

wait, SHE wants a 6mt?
or do you want her to want a 6mt.
That'll land you in owning a car that doesn't fit the bill for her and having to get another pretty soon after.
As me how I know......
06-11-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By oraclem20

IIRC it's either no difference, or 1mm on the...

IIRC it's either no difference, or 1mm on the exhaust valves. Some difference yes, however the main difference in the heads is the volume on the exhaust side of the heads and the quality of finished...
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By justnspace

you modify cars anyway!! lol

you modify cars anyway!! lol
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By SamDoe1

Definitely not for $25k

Definitely not for $25k
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By 00TL-P3.2

Go for the rare bird non-AMG G-Wagen. G550 or...

Go for the rare bird non-AMG G-Wagen. G550 or G500 should be attainable, and a G550 still gets the 4.0V8TT in the later models.

Edit, looks like 2018+ gets the TT V8, pre-2018 is still the N/A 5.0...
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By 00TL-P3.2

Never done the AMG GLA, but was not a huge fan of...

Never done the AMG GLA, but was not a huge fan of the mid-tier GLA250 I had for a loaner. The GLC is a much better SUV. Apart fro mthe towing & off-road parts :tomato: a GLC43 could fit the bill, or...
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
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...
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,377
Posted By justnspace

dont discredit the Macan S. I know as...

dont discredit the Macan S.

I know as enthusiasts we want the top trim....but to save coin, the S is plenty...(plus, you can tune to hit GTS numbers)
and yeah, that's the only thing the macan is...
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