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Forum: Car Talk
05-08-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

There are a million pathways to success, but...

There are a million pathways to success, but totally agree in the sense effort, hustle and acting on opportunity trumps any degree or certificate you may carry. But I also think one of the important...
Forum: Car Talk
05-07-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

Just sold my OEM 20" wheel/tire set. Only netted...

Just sold my OEM 20" wheel/tire set. Only netted 2 grand after shipping, feel like they were almost a giveaway at the price as the tires alone are worth $300 each. Time to go shopping...
Forum: Car Talk
05-05-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

^^ I can't speak of iforyou, but my story was...

^^ I can't speak of iforyou, but my story was being always the kid hustling because I had no other choice. Was an orphan, then raised in a broken foster family. Not quite trailer park, but perhaps...
Forum: Car Talk
04-29-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

The Honda Civic Type R Is Better Than These 8 More Expensive Performance Cars

https://www.thedrive.com/a-list/27599/the-honda-civic-type-r-is-better-than-these-8-more-expensive-performance-cars


:scrib:
Forum: Car Talk
04-27-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

Word. I miss my R but the CTR is still fun...

Word. I miss my R but the CTR is still fun overall. Can easily imagine myself back in a MK8 R in a couple of years.

Trying to find a manual equipped commuter that is entertaining to drive is...
Forum: Car Talk
04-27-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

Not sure what exactly "normal" p zero's are. My...

Not sure what exactly "normal" p zero's are. My tire rack set: 18x8 OZ Alleggerita HLT with 235/45 ZR-18 Pirelli P Zero Nero GT XL.

I certainly don't pretend to be a wheel/tire expert and the...
Forum: Car Talk
04-25-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

Well, I racked up 600 miles as fast as possible...

Well, I racked up 600 miles as fast as possible and am outta break-in prison. Gotta say, this platform is screaming for SH-AWD. Its frustrating to mash the go pedal only to experience wheel hop on...
Forum: Car Talk
04-24-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

They are. Just happened to take still from video...

They are. Just happened to take still from video when it was being backed up at the dealer and liked the shot.
Forum: Car Talk
04-24-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

Thanks. And no the the spoiler. My preference...

Thanks. And no the the spoiler. My preference is for a clean look. I'd prefer less in the way of ground effects too, but supposedly all everything is functional.

I do miss the under the radar...
Forum: Car Talk
04-24-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

Is this better? I'm not a glamour shot guy. Need...

Is this better? I'm not a glamour shot guy. Need to take it back in for a repaint because my detailer removed some paint along with adhesive when he was debugging. I'll try to take some better pics...
Forum: Car Talk
04-23-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbullet...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/1125x1155/img_5722_fd0824375c625f49ea8723d7ae099611463b3a03.jpg...
Forum: Car Talk
04-19-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

Overlooked the spec sheet, don't really need ACC...

Overlooked the spec sheet, don't really need ACC or LKA, but no blind spot monitors and rear cross traffic monitor is a letdown. Similar to the NSX, the C pillar blind spots are pretty bad.
...
Forum: Car Talk
04-19-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

I wish!!! Had a body guy remove wing, patch...

I wish!!! Had a body guy remove wing, patch holes and repaint for just over a grand. Getting ceramic paint protection now and will get my car back on Sunday.
Forum: Car Talk
04-17-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

:cheers: just joined da club. :eek:...

:cheers: just joined da club.




:eek: I opted for wing delete, will post pics after my black CTR gets carbon paint protection this weekend.
Forum: Car Talk
04-15-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

Other than the atrocious styling, the complete...

Other than the atrocious styling, the complete package of goodies is better IMHO. Plus I want my LED headlights back, don't think the Si has them. From what I've read, the rev hang issue doesn't...
Forum: Car Talk
04-15-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

:rofl: Deeelish! Got the itch for some...

:rofl: Deeelish!


Got the itch for some new wheels and my Golf R is now out of warranty. :run:
Forum: Car Talk
04-13-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fibonacci

NSX might be getting a lil brother...

Soooo, I haven't posted in a while. Have been busy, plus my daily driver has been a '17 Golf R 6MT which I still thoroughly enjoy. But one of the knocks on it for me has always been the sub-par...
01-30-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,285
Posted By Fibonacci

[QUOTE=oonowindoo;16161970]I was like Ok..... ...

[QUOTE=oonowindoo;16161970]I was like Ok.....

Then bimski be like... :tongue:

Then oonowindoo be like :facepalm:

Then bimski be like :piitb:
01-30-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 126,571
Posted By Fibonacci

Thus the adage, you get what you pay for...

Thus the adage, you get what you pay for...
01-30-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 20,148
Posted By Fibonacci

I feel the need to chime in as very satisfied...

I feel the need to chime in as very satisfied owner of a 6MT Golf R. Do I wish it were snickety~snick like an old school Honda manual? Sure. But coming from a mediocre ZF 9AT, I am thrilled to row...
01-28-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 126,571
Posted By Fibonacci

Was able to check it out at NAIAS last week and...

Was able to check it out at NAIAS last week and Acura has hit a home run here. It looks very CX5~ish and I think the Mazda CUV has the best looking interior/exterior of the midsize CUV set, BUT it...
01-16-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 126,571
Posted By Fibonacci

Does anyone with Apple Play or AA use stock nav's...

Does anyone with Apple Play or AA use stock nav's anymore?

RDX looks like an improvement both inside and out to me. Brakes appear undersized though and if I'm nitpicking, the brake lights look too...
01-16-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,143
Posted By Fibonacci

She's in hibernation on an I.V. drip...

She's in hibernation on an I.V. drip...
01-13-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,143
Posted By Fibonacci

:boogie:

:boogie:
01-13-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 115,528
Posted By Fibonacci

^^ :werd: VW very strange in holding off the...

^^ :werd: VW very strange in holding off the mild refresh stateside. Rumor has it that the MK8 might bring back the V6 in the R.
12-04-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,855
Views: 219,768
Posted By Fibonacci

kraken!

kraken!
11-08-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 91,557
Posted By Fibonacci

I bought a '17 last Christmas, came fully loaded...

I bought a '17 last Christmas, came fully loaded with DCC, but the strange thing is mine didn't include park pilot or lane keep assist, which the later 17's had as standard. I've put just over 15k...
11-07-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 48,140
Posted By Fibonacci

Meh, exterior looks like a Nissan and the...

Meh, exterior looks like a Nissan and the interior is just...oversssssstyled.

If I'm shopping luxobarge, I'm going S or Panamera.
11-07-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 91,557
Posted By Fibonacci

<<----- hoons the crap out of his Golf R 6MT...

<<----- hoons the crap out of his Golf R 6MT daily.
10-23-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 42,989
Posted By Fibonacci

Subtle exterior changes and interior was fine...

Subtle exterior changes and interior was fine before, but even better now. I dig it.
09-18-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,557
Posted By Fibonacci

What exactly was revised? :scratch:

What exactly was revised? :scratch:
09-11-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 240,529
Posted By Fibonacci

Can't believe yummy cakes hasn't posted the 911...

Can't believe yummy cakes hasn't posted the 911 GT3 "Touring" package yet. I can't hit the like button hard enough and if I had room in my garage... :ponder:
08-16-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5,149
Views: 330,782
Posted By Fibonacci

Caught my first glimpse of the new G80 Sport on...

Caught my first glimpse of the new G80 Sport on the way to work the other day and had to do a double take.

Wowzer, can't believe how far Hyundai has come in the design department...
...
08-13-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5,149
Views: 330,782
Posted By Fibonacci

Well it is Acura's flagship, their largest sedan...

Well it is Acura's flagship, their largest sedan and to my eyes looks marginally better. Bypassing the crappy ZF 9AT is nothing but win. The dinner plate logo doesn't bother me, Benz does the same...
08-07-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,777
Posted By Fibonacci

I think HMC tried that experiment already with...

I think HMC tried that experiment already with the CRZ and hopefully learned their lesson. A lot of goodwill built up in the Prelude name. Bring it back with a car that deserves the badge. With a...
08-07-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 466,889
Posted By Fibonacci

Need to get a professional camera, my iPhone pics...

Need to get a professional camera, my iPhone pics are not ideal. I put the caliper badges back on as it looked too plain without them. Was thinking about getting Honda badges but realized going JDM...
08-07-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 466,889
Posted By Fibonacci

Indeed, several national insurance companies will...

Indeed, several national insurance companies will not insure any vehicle valued over $150k, which was a bit of a surprise to me, including my previous carrier. I was expecting a competitive quote...
07-23-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 354,989
Posted By Fibonacci

I recall how much grief my 4G TL power plenum...

I recall how much grief my 4G TL power plenum received, but it feels as if Honda doubled down on ugly.

The corporate stylists just can't admit beaks don't really work as a styling highpoint. ...
07-23-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 466,889
Posted By Fibonacci

Another week of curing for Ceramic Pro, then will...

Another week of curing for Ceramic Pro, then will be adding some mileage. I already know what the NSX is capable of after spanking on the track for 4 hours in Ohio.

Time to see how much fun it...
07-23-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Fibonacci

At the obvious risk of R&P thread derail... ...

At the obvious risk of R&P thread derail...

Putting the pedal to the metal: Subsidies to China?s auto-parts industry from 2001 to 2011 | Economic Policy Institute...
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