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Yesterday, 03:52 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,049
Posted By SamDoe1

Welp, the value of the other car just went...

Welp, the value of the other car just went through the roof.
Yesterday, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By SamDoe1

I didn't get one. :( Called up CVK and he...

I didn't get one. :(

Called up CVK and he said "sorry brosef, all sold out. Last one went 5 minutes ago"

Dammit.
Forum: Car Talk
03-18-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By SamDoe1

That is absolutely epic. Love the green paint...

That is absolutely epic. Love the green paint too.
Forum: Car Talk
03-18-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19,499
Views: 672,591
Posted By SamDoe1

Words to live by.

Words to live by.
Forum: Ramblings
03-17-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,407
Posted By SamDoe1

I forgot about this thread. Long overdue update,...

I forgot about this thread. Long overdue update, I did exactly this. My Oakley Half Wires eventually bent out of shape and don't fit anymore. Oakley said it would be $80 to fix them so I moved on....
Forum: Car Talk
03-17-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 780
Posted By SamDoe1

Huh? It's not at all annoying me. Why is it...

Huh? It's not at all annoying me. Why is it that my opinion carries less weight than yours? That seems pretty bizarre. Anyway, just because I disagree with your assessment doesn't mean I don't...
Forum: Car Talk
03-17-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19,499
Views: 672,591
Posted By SamDoe1

This. Every time I see some POS low rent...

This.

Every time I see some POS low rent Nissan or, god forbid, a Mitsubishi I always wonder what drove someone to spend their hard earned money on that vs something like a Civic, Corolla, or...
Forum: Car Talk
03-17-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,004
Posted By SamDoe1

He's probably sold it for a Volvo by now.

He's probably sold it for a Volvo by now.
Forum: Car Talk
03-17-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 780
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
03-16-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 780
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
03-15-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,303
Posted By SamDoe1

Curious to know where this one goes in terms of...

Curious to know where this one goes in terms of price since it's pretty close to what I have.



Your wife and daughter spent your S2000 fund shopping? That's one hell of a trip...
Forum: Car Talk
03-15-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 780
Posted By SamDoe1

I'd get the AWD one but don't skip the winter...

I'd get the AWD one but don't skip the winter tires even though have AWD. The Mazda system is the same as just about all of the AWD systems out there in that it's disengaged most of the time to save...
03-15-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 601
Posted By SamDoe1

Looks like a cut rate Porsche Macan that probably...

Looks like a cut rate Porsche Macan that probably won't handle as well. That said, I like it and the price seems to be (surprisingly) quite good for what it is. I'd buy a Performance AWD model for...
Forum: Car Talk
03-15-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,001
Posted By SamDoe1

We bought a Subaru for exactly this reason. My...

We bought a Subaru for exactly this reason. My wife doesn't like to switch out cars unless there's a compelling reason to do so and having a dead reliable car with good resale value was high on her...
Forum: Car Talk
03-13-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 32,764
Posted By SamDoe1

Know why? The spoiler. :ninja: ...

Know why?

The spoiler.

:ninja:

Awesome pics Tyler, did you DIY these or get them done?
Forum: Car Talk
03-13-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12,331
Views: 558,723
Posted By SamDoe1

Red wheels would get old really fast. I'd go...

Red wheels would get old really fast. I'd go either back to OEM or a little darker, gunmetal type color. Either that or black but definitely not red.
Forum: Car Talk
03-13-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 35,814
Posted By SamDoe1

I just found this out through some research but...

I just found this out through some research but please note the VW 18" Pretoria wheels are 18x7.5, the 19's are 19x8 so they are wider.
Forum: Car Talk
03-13-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 35,814
Posted By SamDoe1

That's actually not a bad idea. Maybe I'll do...

That's actually not a bad idea. Maybe I'll do that too once my 19" tires wear out...
Forum: Car Talk
03-13-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 35,814
Posted By SamDoe1

Why do you want 18's? You can get those for...

Why do you want 18's? You can get those for about 50% of the cost of the 19's straight from VW...
Forum: Car Talk
03-13-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 35,814
Posted By SamDoe1

I heard back from ECS, these are gravity cast and...

I heard back from ECS, these are gravity cast and weigh 28lbs...that's terrible. The OE Prets weigh 21lbs-22lbs.
Forum: Car Talk
03-12-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 35,814
Posted By SamDoe1

Hellz yeah! I already did the IS38 swap when I...

Hellz yeah! I already did the IS38 swap when I dropped in the 2.0T from the Golf R. So far the only part that hasn't been converted over are the wheels. Wheels are for losers.
03-12-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,640
Posted By SamDoe1

That sounds like an incredibly expensive tire to...

That sounds like an incredibly expensive tire to replace.
Forum: Car Talk
03-12-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 35,814
Posted By SamDoe1

Nah, it's a base model 1.4T with a Golf R body...

Nah, it's a base model 1.4T with a Golf R body kit, badging, interior, drivetrain, and engine.
Forum: Car Talk
03-12-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 35,814
Posted By SamDoe1

I think PB had his GTI before I got my base model...

I think PB had his GTI before I got my base model Golf and civicdrivr (need new name) got his R...
03-11-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 40,945
Posted By SamDoe1

$30k for a Hyundai Elantra? :rofl:

$30k for a Hyundai Elantra? :rofl:
Forum: Car Talk
03-11-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,303
Posted By SamDoe1

$34.50 and you pay a shipping fee of $21k.

$34.50 and you pay a shipping fee of $21k.
Forum: Car Talk
03-11-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,697
Views: 172,267
Posted By SamDoe1

I'm just going to leave this here... ...

I'm just going to leave this here...
...
Forum: Car Talk
03-11-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,303
Posted By SamDoe1

Or...you know...a well cared for S2000 in the 50k...

Or...you know...a well cared for S2000 in the 50k mile range that gets parked for the winter and is about to go back on the market in a couple months...

:ninja:
Forum: Car Talk
03-11-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 35,814
Posted By SamDoe1

I'll email them and see if I can get more specs...

I'll email them and see if I can get more specs on weight and durability. That price is definitely right though...
03-08-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 112,938
Posted By SamDoe1

Like the look from the back, the front looks kind...

Like the look from the back, the front looks kind of droopy. Interested to see what the inside looks like.
Forum: Car Talk
03-08-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5,264
Views: 312,482
Posted By SamDoe1

It's literally the worst part of this car. Even...

It's literally the worst part of this car. Even if the turbo took a giant dump, it would pale in comparison to the volume knob issue.

If you can punch out more of those vinyl sticker things to...
Forum: Car Talk
03-08-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,303
Posted By SamDoe1

Sold for $72k. While that's certainly a unique...

Sold for $72k. While that's certainly a unique car, I'd rather just buy a CPO M5 or a new M3 for that kind of coin...
Forum: Car Talk
03-08-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 8,789
Posted By SamDoe1

I took the same tactic as well. "Yes honey, it's...

I took the same tactic as well. "Yes honey, it's an economy hatchback that gets good* fuel economy and is practical**, I'm not seeing why you'd be opposed to that?"

*When compared to a Yukon,...
03-07-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,775
Posted By SamDoe1

That thing looks awkwardly tall...wonder what the...

That thing looks awkwardly tall...wonder what the price is without such an insane lift?
03-07-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,094
Posted By SamDoe1

That e-boxer badge is cool AF.

That e-boxer badge is cool AF.
Forum: Car Talk
03-07-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5,264
Views: 312,482
Posted By SamDoe1

That motherfucking volume knob is the bane of my...

That motherfucking volume knob is the bane of my existence. I haven't touched it in literally months just so that it stays in the OCD state. I've told my wife she's not allowed to touch it.

It...
Forum: Car Talk
03-07-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 8,789
Posted By SamDoe1

The V60 is available with the T8 hybrid...

The V60 is available with the T8 hybrid system...if you live outside of the US.
Forum: Car Talk
03-07-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 35,814
Posted By SamDoe1

I've been following VW Vortex, will start...

I've been following VW Vortex, will start following this one too.
Forum: Car Talk
03-06-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3,850
Views: 244,359
Posted By SamDoe1

Look at that droopy ass. Your car definitely...

Look at that droopy ass. Your car definitely doesn't lift anymore.

:ninja:
Forum: Car Talk
03-05-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 35,814
Posted By SamDoe1

Next time you see a set for under $1k, PM me...

Next time you see a set for under $1k, PM me please.
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