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Discussion in 'Automotive' started by HadACoolName, Mar 6, 2015.

  1. Ytrewq

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    I'd say the body is in awesome condition, but I come from a place where it rains or snows non-stop during 9 months and rains every second day during the other 3 months and roads are sprayed with salt every day from November to April.
     
  2. Peterbilt

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    While this is true, I've never heard of it being enforced anywhere but southern California. I also don't currently own a vehicle with a cat, or at least not a functional one.

    (Obviously they are only ever driven on closed roads in Mexico)
     
  3. Shotgun Chuck

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    Ah, but now you're using common sense. Common sense and the EPA don't mix well. Try thinking like an out-of-touch, possibly agenda-driven career bureaucrat who just plain doesn't care about the little people, and you'll understand these regulations better.

    To the best of my knowledge, what I said was true. Same type/number and can't replace until the original is dead, also can't kill the original to speed up the process. What that means precisely, in terms of which specific part numbers can be used, I don't know, but the regulation as it is is way too heavy-handed, not to mention unconstitutional.

    That's why I'm starting this. The forum for us to congregate and plan on is still there; I've got one person (whose name I won't reveal as he contacted me through PM) already, let's get this party started.

    Just because it isn't doesn't mean it won't be. In theory, it would only take one political rival, vengeful former associate, or overzealous federal prosecutor to take a build video from YouTube where you talked about your exhaust, and ruin your life with it. When they do start enforcing on a regular basis, everyone will be like "Huh? Where'd that come from? It's just an exhaust, why is this a felony?" We have an opportunity now to fix the problem so that situation can't happen; why wouldn't you want to?
     
  4. Brown_Diplomat

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    It doesn't run, and i got it cleaned.
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  5. SixSixSevenSeven

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  7. Brown_Diplomat

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    Seized engine i assume.
    ₱10,000 is the amount i paid for the Sentra.
     
  8. Potato

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    Engines don't seize very often.
     
  9. HadACoolName

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    So a few months ago some guy sold this really clean Holden converted G8
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    A friend of mine found the car had been riced out & crashed. Tragedy
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  10. SixSixSevenSeven

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    Paid double it's worth then
     
  11. Ytrewq

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    Why, the body panels are in good condition (not sure about underside though). If he parted the body out, he could even get his money back.
     
  12. ManfredE3

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    There's been this strange vehicle around where I live for a couple of years, I was wondering if anyone here has an idea what it could be.

    It's a black H3 hummer with all windows tinted almost opaque black. Dark tinting is illegal here and pretty much only used on serious law enforcement/government official transport vehicles. I've never got as good of look at it as I would like, but I know it has multiple long antennas and at least one small box on it. During the winter months it has snow tracks all around; also illegal. During the Christmas season it has a net of Christmas lights. I rarely see it, once every couple of months. It goes on the main road by my house around 8am (sometimes northbound sometimes southbound) and once around 3pm, I have never seen it on a different road and I think I've only seen it on week days.
     
  13. atv_123

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    It sounds like you already know what it is... it's a black Hummer H3 that sounds like it has been modified by some guy. Tint is illegal, but it depends on the where and what state if anyone will actually do anything about it. Some of my friends run tint so dark that the windows might as well be sunglasses. Interestingly though... you can actually get a prescription from your doctor (dead serious) that allows you to get your windows tinted to help your eyes. Don't know how you go about doing it, but one of my friends mom has that on her car. She has specialty stickers in every corner of the windows, not that a cop would ever see them until they already have you on the side of the road.

    As for the tracks, are they Matt Tracks? If so, Matt Tracks are actually road legal. They are rubber tracks, so they don't damage the road in any way. My guess is it's some guy with a beefed up Hummer and a lot of money if he has Matt Tracks.
     
  14. MrAngry

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    Mercedes released pictures of the brand-new G-Wagen

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    I really like the way they kept a lot of the old design in place, and hope they'll keep the Professional variant in production
     
  15. VeyronEB

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    Land rover could learn a thing or two...
     
  16. MrAngry

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    Yeah, would be awesome if the new Defender followed the exact recipe the G-Wagen does.
     
  17. VeyronEB

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    It would, but from everything I've seen (which is probably in part rumors) it seems like it will be a rebodied platform from the current line, so expect copy paste design and unibody most likely.

    Only turn off on the G-Wagen is the independent suspension, its way better on road but it won't be any better offroad with that but the people who buy these high end models wont offroad the vast majority. Also the 9 speed automatic is also not a thing I'm into but its certainly an option. Am really interested to see how the professional variant looks though.
     
  18. MrAngry

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    As long as the 9-speed doesn't fish for gears (which I don't think the current MB 9-Speeds do) it'll be fine in my book.
     
  19. SixSixSevenSeven

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    Eh, independent isn't really any worse off road either
     
  20. MotherTrucker02

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    Depends on what your definition of off-road is. For small bumps and higher speeds independent is better because all four corners can act, well, independently. For more hardcore stuff though solid axles are usually a lot better at flexing and keeping more tires on the ground.
     
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