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Old 10-04-2017, 11:11 AM   #17481
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Pretty good point. The only people in here that were active are all in the chat group.

I didn't even know we had a chat group. Lol. Unless it's this. Hahaha. I know on FB, some people start the group chat things. I got put into a couple of those and I just turn off my alerts to them.
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Cars & Coffee this Saturday. Looks to be perfect weather. Who's going?
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Cars & Coffee this Saturday. Looks to be perfect weather. Who's going?
Ugh....not me Plus I don't feel like my car is worthy to be out at a meet yet. Hahaha. It's just a "me" thing. Lol.
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Old 10-06-2017, 09:30 AM   #17484
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It's possible I could show up at cars and coffee.
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In which car though???
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He'll prob pull up on a bicycle.

Eric always tryna keep shit interesting...
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Ugh....not me Plus I don't feel like my car is worthy to be out at a meet yet. Hahaha. It's just a "me" thing. Lol.
Just go to check it out... no need to display a vehicle


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I'll be at the track tonight, so if it ends up being a late night, I may sleep in. If not I may take the FJ out...
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Old 10-09-2017, 11:55 AM   #17488
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I rolled through in the jeep just as most of the cars were executing a mass exodus around 9:40am. Saw Evan on tyvola. Went to the airport overlook afterwards and watching some planes take off. Saw there is a new control tower under construction a new terminal as well. Then went to the outlet mall and saw there is a badass wendys over there and a smithfields chicken and bbq is being built. CLT is looking good!
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Old 10-09-2017, 11:57 AM   #17489
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Oh and at cars and coffee there is a dilapidated road at the bottom of the parking lot and we drove the jeep down it. Was awesome lol!
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Old 10-17-2017, 08:41 AM   #17490
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Disappointed there is no picture of the jeep on the dilapidated road or you trying to rock crawl on the pieces of crushed concrete in the parking lot.

Hoping to make December cars and coffee. Will be at the Cornelius on in Nov.
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^ When is the one in The Corn?
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Got up with Calvin today and shot his Tacoma.





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Great pics man! Nice truck too. That blue man....OMG
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Old 11-14-2017, 12:22 AM   #17495
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That truck looks really good. Nice photos!
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The one in the Corn is the second Saturday of the month.
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Great shots of the truck. Wish one of them though was it driving up that pile of rock.
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Charlotte area recommendations

Hey my fellow Acura enthusiasts. I bought a 3G TL-S MT a couple months ago and I love it. But there are a lot of little things that id like to do to to customize and personalize it.
Problem is I am not very handy or mechanically inclined, I don't have much tools and don't really have a suitable place to do much mods, and with my new job i travel out of state a lot.

So I am looking for a good shop recommendation to help with everything from little customization's to mechanical work. I'd really appreciate any recommendations you guys have. I'm also open to working with anybody here who may not have an official shop or isn't a mechanic by trade but has experience working on TLs.

Also for some reason my inbox is always full here so if anybody would rather speak to me directly my number is 704-751-6151 and my email is [email protected]

Thanks!
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Old 11-20-2017, 03:34 PM   #17499
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Welcome! That's a rare combination. What color did you get?
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Welcome! That's a rare combination. What color did you get?
Iím not sure what the official color is called but itís Black. Iím getting my calipers custom painted red at Dirty South Customs on Wilkinson Blvd tomorrow morning. Wish me luck
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Old 11-30-2017, 12:14 PM   #17501
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Hey South Charlotte peeps!

Starting up a little cars and coffee type of meet in Weddington for 2018. Shooting for March as the first event and we are leaning towards the 3rd Saturday of the month as the event dates. We are working with Poppyseed's Bagels at their new Weddington locatoin which is right off of Providence Road an easy 4 miles or so south of 485. We already have had conversations with several well-known vendors so we're hoping to finalize their support. Poppyseed's is already on board, so check out the Facebook page and follow along as we will post more info once we have it.

https://www.facebook.com/caffeineandhorsepower/
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Hey South Charlotte peeps!

Starting up a little cars and coffee type of meet in Weddington for 2018. Shooting for March as the first event and we are leaning towards the 3rd Saturday of the month as the event dates. We are working with Poppyseed's Bagels at their new Weddington locatoin which is right off of Providence Road an easy 4 miles or so south of 485. We already have had conversations with several well-known vendors so we're hoping to finalize their support. Poppyseed's is already on board, so check out the Facebook page and follow along as we will post more info once we have it.

https://www.facebook.com/caffeineandhorsepower/

My neighbor across the street is the DM of that papas pizza right there. Will try and make it out.
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Sounds like a plan. Let me know!
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Old 12-20-2017, 01:39 PM   #17506
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Oh sweet! Like the Facebook page as we'll be posting the events and info there once everything is fully sorted. We already have buy-in from Poppyseed's and they got approval from the landlord (who actually lives in my neighborhood), so we have the big items checked off

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Hey!! Like that FB page as that is where the updates will be. I'll post here as things get closer as well, but the FB page will be updated more often since I don't want to spam this thread with updates
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Oh sweet! Like the Facebook page as we'll be posting the events and info there once everything is fully sorted. We already have buy-in from Poppyseed's and they got approval from the landlord (who actually lives in my neighborhood), so we have the big items checked off

Hey!! Like that FB page as that is where the updates will be. I'll post here as things get closer as well, but the FB page will be updated more often since I don't want to spam this thread with updates
Hey guys just wondering how I can be added to the Charlotte FB page, Iím already a member of the Charlotte Motorists Club group but would like to join something more Acura related with my Ď09 Tl.
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^ Not sure if you were asking me since you quoted me... but I'm not 100% sure myself since I've never gotten an invite or added

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Hey South Charlotte peeps!

Starting up a little cars and coffee type of meet in Weddington for 2018. Shooting for March as the first event and we are leaning towards the 3rd Saturday of the month as the event dates. We are working with Poppyseed's Bagels at their new Weddington locatoin which is right off of Providence Road an easy 4 miles or so south of 485. We already have had conversations with several well-known vendors so we're hoping to finalize their support. Poppyseed's is already on board, so check out the Facebook page and follow along as we will post more info once we have it.

https://www.facebook.com/caffeineandhorsepower/
FYI, first event is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, March 17th from 7am to 10am. Our FB page will have more info as it gets closer, but looks like that's were we are heading with it...
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namaste, charlotte fam! it's been quite a while since i posted here ... guess that happens when you no longer live in charlotte. actually, i've lived in 3 different states since i left nc haha. in any case, i FINALLY bought a car that i can be proud of. 2018 toyota 4runner sr5 premium in white. upgraded the audio and added sunroof. also threw on the black trd wheels for a nice contrast! i got it well below msrp because the gm is my pop's friend. it should arrive the 2nd week of feb, therefore this post is useless without pics lol

in other news, i'm 100% healed from my broken back. living in the flatlands of the midwest has actually aided my recovery because i can't climb as frequently, nor car i put myself in as many precarious situations. cycling takes up most of my personal time these days (ride ~175/wk). and i'm still modding! trying to work out a sponsorship with moots (world class titanium frames). once the refresh build is complete i'll post pics. this darn bike costs as much to modify as my old tsx and s2k ... it's now insured to $16,500 YIKES. a pic of the old build (and my back-from-injury story) can be found towards the bottom of this page: http://moots.com/bike/vamoots-disc-rsl/

wishing you all a fab 2018 and i'll see you the weekend before halloween

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Glad you're doing ok. But dag. Those are $9k+ bikes!
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not the way i've done it up. full dura ace di2, enve wheels, one-off/custom frame finish, chris king goodies and more
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Long time no see!

I love the newer 4Runners. Congrats!
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^ soon enough ... i'm trying to be patient! seriously though we are long over due ... caloric intake extravaganza when i'm in town next
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I love the newer 4Runners. Congrats!
lol, they love you too! and, for what it's worth, your s2k makes me miss my s2k. #thievessuck
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What's up guys, its been a while but I'm back! Just picked up my 4th CL Type-S with a CT supercharger. Big plans for this build! Will post pictures here shortly when I'm home.
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