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Forum: Car Talk
Today, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

^ New they carried a premium b/c it was a limited...

^ New they carried a premium b/c it was a limited production paint, plus it was a Cobra. They also carry a bit of a premium in the resale market... especially b/c the paint is super expensive now.
Forum: Car Talk
Today, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

Yes. Mystic is the name of that color and it was...

Yes. Mystic is the name of that color and it was on the 1996 Cobra's only. They made 1999 of them (of which only an estimated 1400 to 1500 or so are still on the road). This one is #305 and is...
Forum: Car Talk
Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

I barely clipped one b/c I didn't go on an angle,...

I barely clipped one b/c I didn't go on an angle, but otherwise, all good. The car will see maybe 1000 miles a year... likely less... and is driven to very deliberate locations... so it's not really...
Forum: Car Talk
Yesterday, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

So, here are some pics from 2 weekends ago when...

So, here are some pics from 2 weekends ago when the Mystic Cobra was "debuted" at a local car meet, then another car show later that day. Never got a chance to do the calipers so please excuse my...
Forum: Car Talk
Yesterday, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By juniorbean

So this will not be going anywhere productive......

So this will not be going anywhere productive... so best just to close it.

OP - feel free to repost with more info (year/make/model of your car is a good start) if you'd like relevant answers. ...
Forum: Car Talk
06-13-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

:rofl: It's still tucked in the shop so tough to...

:rofl: It's still tucked in the shop so tough to get a good full shot of it. I should have it finished up tonight... then wash it up tomorrow... and it will be on display at C&H Saturday so I'll...
Forum: Car Talk
06-13-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

They Mystic Cobra is coming along nicely. Few...

They Mystic Cobra is coming along nicely. Few little things left to do tonight and it will be done (for now)...

...
Forum: Ramblings
06-10-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3,430
Views: 131,457
Posted By juniorbean

I didn't get that at all from the firefighter and...

I didn't get that at all from the firefighter and other injured responders. I fully understood it to be they were sealed off b/c of the compromised immune system. I also assumed that the baby got the...
Forum: Southeast
06-10-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17,669
Views: 728,856
Posted By juniorbean

And speaking of Caffeine and Horsepower... June's...

And speaking of Caffeine and Horsepower... June's show is this Saturday! Weather looks great and I'm hoping to have the Cobra with me assuming I get everything done this week...

...
Forum: Southeast
06-10-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17,669
Views: 728,856
Posted By juniorbean

They've always been around. Thing is that now...

They've always been around. Thing is that now they all hang out... so they roll in together at these shows, then they go off for the day to do a cruise or lunch or something together. I know a few...
Forum: Car Talk
06-03-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

Also working on the Mystic Cobra. Got the tires...

Also working on the Mystic Cobra. Got the tires installed on the new wheels! Also about to add some side splitters and a rear diffuser. Picking up high-temp paint for the calipers today as well...
...
Forum: Car Talk
06-03-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

Got the E90 M3 back after some maintenance and...

Got the E90 M3 back after some maintenance and carbon goodies installed. Gave it a fresh wash and wax as well...

...
Forum: Car Talk
05-24-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,462
Posted By juniorbean

That's my thought. The ZR1 wouldn't scare me...

That's my thought. The ZR1 wouldn't scare me much... but even my E46 M3 has like a 5000 redline limit until it warms up, and that car is only 16 years old.

I'm hoping it wasn't a cold start. He...
Forum: Car Talk
05-23-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,462
Posted By juniorbean

Cool car and decent price. I really hope he...

Cool car and decent price.

I really hope he warmed up the car before filming that test drive video. Otherwise, that car was only running for like 5 seconds after he started it before he floored...
Forum: Southeast
05-17-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17,669
Views: 728,856
Posted By juniorbean

Little late on the post but tomorrow is the 3rd...

Little late on the post but tomorrow is the 3rd Saturday of the month... so that just means one thing!! :D

I'll be there with one of the M3s. At this point I have yet to get a call that the E90 is...
Forum: Car Talk
05-16-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

I think they do the little parade lap at the end...

I think they do the little parade lap at the end of the day so it's basically when the rental karts are shutting down for the day.

As for the tires... I'll talk to my guys on Saturday at Caffeine...
Forum: Car Talk
05-16-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

The 28th? Yes, planning to be there. Hoping to...

The 28th? Yes, planning to be there. Hoping to have the tires mounted by then so I can do a quick photo shoot on the track. Although with the amount of traffic they get during the cruise-in I may...
Forum: Ramblings
05-16-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3,430
Views: 131,457
Posted By juniorbean

So I saw that HBO had that and I thought it was...

So I saw that HBO had that and I thought it was one of their docu-series type shows. So I watched the first episode and was like... aww man... this is a drama series.

But holy shit... I got...
Forum: Car Talk
05-16-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

Pardon the dust but I was kinda excited the...

Pardon the dust but I was kinda excited the wheels arrived so I snapped a quick pic. I know it's just a box... full reveal once I get the tires mounted and pop them on the car. She's coming together...
Forum: Car Talk
05-16-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 791
Posted By juniorbean

Bombshell science :rofl: More like fake news. ...

Bombshell science :rofl: More like fake news.

A quick 30-second internet search yields multiple results showing Newstarget/Natural News listed as a known "fake news" website. I mean having points...
Forum: Car Talk
05-15-2019, 03:46 PM
Forum: Car Talk
05-15-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,462
Posted By juniorbean

Agreed... but the problem is most buyers don't...

Agreed... but the problem is most buyers don't have common sense when it comes to a branded title and assume the worst... even with documentation. I had a car with a clean title but a minor fender...
Forum: Car Talk
05-15-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,462
Posted By juniorbean

Had my eye on this for a bit. Sold for $27k, but...

Had my eye on this for a bit. Sold for $27k, but even at that price I couldn't get over the branded title...

Modified 2008 BMW 535xi Wagon 6-Speed...
05-15-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By juniorbean

Welcome! You'll definitely get better responses...

Welcome! You'll definitely get better responses in the TLX section of the site, so we'll move this there for you so you can connect with other TLX owners...
Forum: Car Talk
05-06-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

I mean seriously?! :snicker: Just got the...

I mean seriously?! :snicker:

Just got the email that the wheels are finished and will be shipped tomorrow... so once I get tires for those and ready to mount them, I'm leaning towards a deep...
Forum: Car Talk
04-24-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By juniorbean

I've had great luck on Facebook Marketplace...

I've had great luck on Facebook Marketplace combined with local FB groups. Honestly haven't sold anything on CL in ages...
Forum: Car Talk
04-23-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,462
Posted By juniorbean

Got close to $70k. Closed at $67k...

Got close to $70k. Closed at $67k...
Forum: Southeast
04-19-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17,669
Views: 728,856
Posted By juniorbean

Looks like the rain should move out tonight so...

Looks like the rain should move out tonight so should be good to go in the AM!
Forum: Ramblings
04-18-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,359
Posted By juniorbean

Took my niece to see it last week. Enjoyable and...

Took my niece to see it last week. Enjoyable and definitely good for some laughs.
Forum: Car Talk
04-18-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,462
Posted By juniorbean

Agreed. I kick myself for not pulling the trigger...

Agreed. I kick myself for not pulling the trigger on these when they were upper $40k to low $50k a few years back. Prices have done nothing but rise on them since...
Forum: Ramblings
04-15-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,203
Posted By juniorbean

Same. Was there in late summer 2017 and didn't go...

Same. Was there in late summer 2017 and didn't go in. Just hung out in the park out front until after sunset and even that was amazing. Horrible to see this happening... :(

Also, since this is...
Forum: Ramblings
04-15-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By juniorbean

Had to double-check my browser address to make...

Had to double-check my browser address to make sure I wasn't on Reddit :chuckle:
Forum: Southeast
04-15-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,049
Posted By juniorbean

Think I'm just going to go ahead and lock this...

Think I'm just going to go ahead and lock this since people keep replying without noticing it's from 2012...
Forum: Southeast
04-15-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17,669
Views: 728,856
Posted By juniorbean

It's that time of month again! And no, not time...

It's that time of month again! And no, not time for Aunt Flo... but Caffeine and Horsepower time!!

Unfortunately, I will not be at this event as I have a race at GoPro Motorplex Saturday, but we...
Forum: Car Talk
04-12-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 174,629
Posted By juniorbean

:eek: Luckily it wasn't anything major. Almost...

:eek: Luckily it wasn't anything major. Almost everyone drops their first bike somehow and at some point. Happy to hear it was something very minor.


Yeah, they are a lot of fun. I've...
Forum: Car Talk
04-11-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 174,629
Posted By juniorbean

^ do it!!!!

^ do it!!!!
Forum: Car Talk
04-03-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 14,900
Posted By juniorbean

I've always loved the S4. Good buy! Glad...

I've always loved the S4. Good buy!

Glad to see German-zine going strong in Car Talk!! :chuckle:
Forum: Car Talk
04-02-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

Rotor upgrade will have to wait but yeah,...

Rotor upgrade will have to wait but yeah, definitely getting rid of that yellow. Not sure why the previous owner did that since nothing on the car is yellow :chuckle:

Also may or may not be...
Forum: Car Talk
04-02-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

Wonder what's going on here... ...

Wonder what's going on here...



https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/800x480/cobra_tire_change_smer_93d399b36c6d41819dd386234881fc398b47d142.jpg
Forum: Car Talk
04-02-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 136,176
Posted By juniorbean

I know. That's one of the reasons why we all own...

I know. That's one of the reasons why we all own them :chuckle:
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