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Forum: Car Talk
04-07-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Yumcha

This is also a good review, but I'm pretty sure...

This is also a good review, but I'm pretty sure West6MT watched it...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-o-IT1OEO0
Forum: Car Talk
04-07-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Costco

Love savagegeese, his reviews are top notch. I...

Love savagegeese, his reviews are top notch. I would not say I am obsessed with ergonomics, but they are very, very important to me. Driving dynamics, I am obsessed with though.

also LMAO @ the...
Forum: Car Talk
04-06-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By nanxun

A good review by savagegeese with lots and lots...

A good review by savagegeese with lots and lots of technical details ... although he may have been "captured" by the promotional message in the process .... still, worth watching IMO ....
...
Forum: Car Talk
04-03-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Costco

I can really relate to your thought process in...

I can really relate to your thought process in many ways, West. You are just much better at articulating it than I could :D
Forum: Car Talk
04-02-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By SamDoe1

You seem like you've really thought this through...

You seem like you've really thought this through and are making the right choice for your specific situation. Props to you for that. :thumbsup:

Looking forward to seeing the new car!
Forum: Car Talk
04-01-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Costco

You are correct, though the latest GTI I've...

You are correct, though the latest GTI I've driven was a Mk 5. It was pretty vanilla. I do want to change that, but I mentioned that once I drive something I really like, it's hard to get it out of...
Forum: Car Talk
04-01-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By 00TL-P3.2

I mean Snowflake White Pearl, but had Soul Red...

I mean Snowflake White Pearl, but had Soul Red Crystal on the mind & mixed the 2.

SWP and SRC look great in the sun, both lose a bit of luster when dirty or with overcast skies.
From the prior...
Forum: Car Talk
03-30-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Costco

Oops on the tangent. I had only seen that...

Oops on the tangent.

I had only seen that blueish looking polymetal gray, I like the way it shifts in different lighting. Probably that in first, soul red second and white third, but all really...
Forum: Car Talk
03-29-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Yumcha

http://www.albimazda.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/0...

http://www.albimazda.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/19_M3Sport_3QF_GT_SnowflakeWhitePearl.jpg
Forum: Car Talk
03-29-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Yumcha

Some food for thought, sir: The interior is where...

Some food for thought, sir: The interior is where you spend most of your time in your new ride. The red is something most of the cars out there do NOT have. It is super sharp. While the white...
Forum: Car Talk
03-29-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Midnight Mystery

Weird how you can't get red on red... :dunno:

Weird how you can't get red on red... :dunno:
Forum: Car Talk
03-29-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By mrmako

Is the red the really nice Mazda Soul Red? That...

Is the red the really nice Mazda Soul Red? That color is fantastic.

White = Meh... Very bland IMO. Only certain cars get away with it and look good.
Forum: Car Talk
03-29-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Yumcha

FWIW, white exteriors are easier to maintain. ...

FWIW, white exteriors are easier to maintain. And you do live in a harsher climate of Canada. :nod:
Forum: Car Talk
03-27-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Yumcha

White with red interior, bud. White cars are...

White with red interior, bud. White cars are IMO, nice. Black wheels with a white exterior is very sharp...I would know. Both the sea cucumber and Owdee are in this color scheme for the winter --...
Forum: Car Talk
03-26-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Costco

Grey and red! The new (?) grey looks really good.

Grey and red! The new (?) grey looks really good.
Forum: Car Talk
03-26-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By 00TL-P3.2

SWP(white) / Red

SWP(white) / Red
Forum: Car Talk
03-26-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By charliemike

Get the red interior! Donít settle and then...

Get the red interior! Donít settle and then regret it. I settled on Blue/Black on my Mustang and always wished I had done Magnetic/Red.
Forum: Car Talk
03-26-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By SamDoe1

Plus the red interior in the Mazda is a really...

Plus the red interior in the Mazda is a really nice brick red and not the in your face firetruck red of Lexus/Toyota.
Forum: Car Talk
03-25-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By wackjum

Red interior. Black is boring now.

Red interior.

Black is boring now.
Forum: Car Talk
03-25-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By SamDoe1

The best way to save gas is to lay off the skinny...

The best way to save gas is to lay off the skinny pedal. That's pretty much it. My 2.0L turbo 4 cylinder gets absolutely dogshit fuel economy if you're liberal with the skinny pedal, I'm talking...
Forum: Car Talk
03-25-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Yumcha

One vote for red interior -- regardless of the...

One vote for red interior -- regardless of the exterior color. :wave:
Forum: Car Talk
03-25-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Midnight Mystery

Unless you're in a bind, how long is a months...

Unless you're in a bind, how long is a months wait to get exactly what you want...


Sure, it would be nice to have the car in next to no time, but in four weeks, you'll say to yourself, I could...
Forum: Car Talk
03-25-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 975
Posted By Costco

BMW and electronics, whodathunkit.

BMW and electronics, whodathunkit.
Forum: Car Talk
03-20-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By horseshoez

Agreed. We ordered ours late March of 2016 for a...

Agreed. We ordered ours late March of 2016 for a May delivery, then "Mother Nature" happened (see link below); we ended up finally taking delivery in July. We don't regret the decision one bit.

...
Forum: Car Talk
03-20-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By nanxun

+1 What he said, esp. since you're buying...

+1

What he said, esp. since you're buying new ....
Forum: Car Talk
03-20-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By SamDoe1

Get what you want, don't be impatient to get...

Get what you want, don't be impatient to get something you'll regret or not like as much.
Forum: Car Talk
03-19-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By nanxun

What Do You Want to Know About the All-Wheel...

What Do You Want to Know About the All-Wheel Drive 2019 Mazda 3? (https://jalopnik.com/what-do-you-want-to-know-about-the-all-wheel-drive-2019-1833403496)
Forum: Car Talk
03-18-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By 00TL-P3.2

Looking forward to seeing more of these on the...

Looking forward to seeing more of these on the road, hoping the 5-door looks better in person than in photos.
As far as AWD vs FWD, I live in Houston, so FWD would likely be sufficient for me, but...
Forum: Car Talk
03-17-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By horseshoez

And don't forget, the Mazda3 GT is a heck of a...

And don't forget, the Mazda3 GT is a heck of a lot more fun to drive compared to the CX-5.
Forum: Car Talk
03-17-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Yumcha

Okay...then, for sure, this warrants the extra...

Okay...then, for sure, this warrants the extra bit of $$ for the AWD drive-train sir. Speaking of the CX-3, have you considered the hot hatch? It's got a touch more clearance but is fantastically...
Forum: Car Talk
03-17-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By SamDoe1

1.) My comment on the Golf was why I bought the...

1.) My comment on the Golf was why I bought the car over the GTI. My other comments, that you immediately glossed over, were about the F30 BMW which is a DIRECT comparison of AWD to RWD in an...
Forum: Car Talk
03-17-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By wackjum

Thank you for acknowledging that the underlying...

Thank you for acknowledging that the underlying principals are valid. Now we're just arguing about degrees. The effects of AWD vs FWD are more apparent with more power, but are present to some degree...
Forum: Car Talk
03-17-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By Yumcha

I'm a big fan of the Mazda3...think they look...

I'm a big fan of the Mazda3...think they look great and from my time of owning one, pretty fun. What did put me off was the rust problem of the 2nd gen. but it looks to be resolved now.

My Mom...
Forum: Car Talk
03-16-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By GBraidi88

i luv using my bro's wrx during hurricane season...

i luv using my bro's wrx during hurricane season just plows right through the rain, plus the windows are huge compared to most cars

isnt the mazda system a on-demand one like many out there, so...
Forum: Car Talk
03-16-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By horseshoez

You're missing on a couple of key points here: ...

You're missing on a couple of key points here:

We're talking about a Mazda3, not a Golf R; I maintain for that car the benefit in wet will be marginal (unless of course you're driving like an...
Forum: Car Talk
03-16-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By SamDoe1

Initial cost is one thing but the weight...

Initial cost is one thing but the weight penalties are typically negligible these days since AWD systems are popular on damn near every car. For example, the weight penalty for xdrive in a F30 3...
Forum: Car Talk
03-16-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By wackjum

I have to disagree here. Even my mom, who has...

I have to disagree here. Even my mom, who has zero interest in cars, remarked that the Rav4 AWD I gave her a more planted feeling to the road. The jump from FWD to AWD is noticeable. The change from...
Forum: Car Talk
03-16-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By horseshoez

Extra initial cost, extra weight and mechanical...

Extra initial cost, extra weight and mechanical drag resulting in lower fuel economy, considerable extra costs when it comes time for a new clutch (neither my wife or I have ever bothered to learn...
Forum: Car Talk
03-16-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By horseshoez

Hmmm, it would be a question for me. I live in...

Hmmm, it would be a question for me. I live in an area which frequently sees over 120" of snow in a good winter (this one, not so much), and quite honestly, I cannot see the benefits of AWD...
Forum: Car Talk
03-16-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,639
Posted By wackjum

The AWD systems do differ from application to...

The AWD systems do differ from application to application, and there are definitely tiers of capability among the manufacturers.

But I think virtually every system now is electronically controlled...
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