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Gravy Power
04-01-2013, 02:22 AM
Curious to know what other KKF's are drvining these days. I'm guessing the spectrum is going to be quite vast. For me, curecntly: 2012 Nissan Altima SL, in jet black. Will post photos later. Carry on!

EdipisReks
04-01-2013, 03:32 AM
charcoal grey 2009 Prius. had a Silver 2000 VW VR6 GTI, before. liked the GTI, love the Prius (though for completely different reasons). couldn't drive the GTI well after i shattered my leg (though i probably could now, 2.5 years on), and i love the gas bills and insurance prices (buying used, and getting a pretty nice deal on a moderately low mileage, high end version, i don't have to worry too much about the long tail of initial cost vs lower operating expense), and the fact that these things are much, much more reliable than the GTI ever was. i'll buy a 911 GT3, some day. with my dodgy leg, i don't mind the change to PDK!

apicius9
04-01-2013, 03:54 AM
2002 Chrysler Sebring convertible. The car has lost most of the paint on hood and trunk from sun damage. All shocks are gone, and it rattles and squeeks enough to make people turn their heads when I drive by. The rear windows don't close anymore and the passenger side window will follow soon. The roof material has separated from the rear window pane and it is raining into the rear storage compartment and the trunk. The roof also does not seal with the driver window anymore and I get whet when I drive in the rain. Of course, the driver seat also gets whet when the rain comes from behind and comes through the open rear window. Because of the always open rear windows and the humid trunk, I knock on the car before I get in at night to give the bugs and whatever else is living in it a fair warning. The front bumper is loose and held on with duct tape because the piece that is supposed to hold it broke off. I have replaced the ignition, the starter, the computer (3 times), and several sensors. It runs on 4 or 5 out of 6 cylinders, that seems to fluctuate. The engine warning light is permanently on but my shop has given up on figuring out why. Right now, a part of the cooling system has come apart, the car looks and sounds like a steam engine if I drive a few miles. I fixed it with epoxy today because I refuse to invest another $ into this car. We'll see tomorrow how it holds up. The car has 30,000 (!) miles on it. 30,000 miles. I have never driven a bigger piece of **** in my life. Only still driving it because being unemployed and having no idea where my next job may be are not a good basis to invest into a new car. If it ever gets to that point, I don't even think I would want to burden any organization with donating the car to them... The only thing it has going for it so far is that it still runs. Kind of. Most of the time.

Stefan

Mike9
04-01-2013, 06:46 AM
'05 Ford Focus ZXW wagon. It replaced my '01 focus wagon last year. I like the '01 more - less cabin noise and the Cosworth designed Z-Tech motor was smoother and more powerful than the Ford Duratec in the '05. The '01 was also more nimble owing to a better suspension setup.

Salty dog
04-01-2013, 06:51 AM
2012 Mazda Speed3. After market intake and a tweak here and there and I'm pushing 300 HP.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f296/sebcat/IMG_7130_zps62fc9a98.jpg

zoze
04-01-2013, 06:59 AM
http://www.bahnbilder.de/bild/deutschland~bahnhoefe-f---k~koln-hbf/638041/s6-koeln-nippes-143-336-6-einfahrt.html

zoze
04-01-2013, 07:00 AM
http://www.bahnbilder.de/bild/deutschland~bahnhoefe-f---k~koln-hbf/638041/s6-koeln-nippes-143-336-6-einfahrt.html

RobinW
04-01-2013, 07:08 AM
http://2011.konaworld.com/bike.cfm?content=dr_fine mostly (sometimes other bikes though)

Without the gears..... Toes gets a little chilly and it's been a long winter. Still ice on the ocean in some places

Dream Burls
04-01-2013, 07:37 AM
2001 BMW 540it wagon. Bought this after a three year lease 9 years ago. My wife said we had to keep it at least 10 years, and we have. About 115,000 miles and it's still going strong. This is a stock picture, mine is a lot more beat up with dings and some missing side trim.
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knyfeknerd
04-01-2013, 07:47 AM
2005 Corolla !!!
I pull lots of chicks in this thing, especially with the child seats in the back. I like to tell everyone that I'll be driving this pimp-ride on my way to the nursing home.
I'll probably be dead before this car is.

Timthebeaver
04-01-2013, 07:53 AM
http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/1133/3547/1600/New%20bikes%20006.jpg

marc4pt0
04-01-2013, 08:08 AM
Used to have the 2004.5 VW gli but traded it in for this 07 after we got married 3 years ago. Wife can't drive stick. But I love this car all the same. Had it "flashed" for an extra 40hp and ironically better gas mileage. It's very quick. And I love the racing style steering wheel w/ the flat bottom and thick notches.

(image scooped off Google search, but it's the exact same as mine)
http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a520/marc4pt0/Untitled10_zps22e96c37.jpg

Chefdog
04-01-2013, 08:31 AM
2012 Hyundai Sonata.
First new car I've bought, and I couldn't really be more satisfied. It's nothing fancy, but it's got the stuff I need, gets over 30mpg, and is quite a good value for a fairly large family sedan.

The car it replaced was a 2005 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 Turbo. That car cost me a fortune in repairs and maintenance, and eventually the engine literally blew up, which led to the Hyundai. But damn was it FAST! It was really fun to take off ramps without ever slowing at all. The AWD and turbo was a blast to drive. Not a great "dad" car though.

Von blewitt
04-01-2013, 09:19 AM
2012 Mazda Speed3. After market intake and a tweak here and there and I'm pushing 300 HP.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f296/sebcat/IMG_7130_zps62fc9a98.jpg

Nice Salty!
I have a 2012 Mazda 6 wagon, not a speed demon like yours, but it holds alot of cargo ( fish boxes, fruit & veg etc) and is built solid!

WildBoar
04-01-2013, 12:04 PM
2004 Volvo S60R. It's a grown-up car my ex-wife pushed me to buy 9 years ago... Just sold my '90 Eagle Talon TSi AWD a few weeks ago; I bought it new and it served as my DD for close to 15 years. Had upgraded suspension, bigger turbo and exhaust, boost controller, etc. I was sad to see it go, but I did not have time the last couple years to keep it on the road legally. My 'fun' car is an '87 911 targa; bought it around 1996. Discovered PCA and drivers ed in the late 1990s. Now I track the car a half dozen weekends a year. It's stock except for suspension. Just converted to antique status and finished with emissions, so I can replace exhaust system, etc. and not have problems keeping it street legal.

Paradox
04-01-2013, 12:25 PM
Got this in Nov. It's awesome!

http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh99/sjw800/P1000173.jpg

http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh99/sjw800/P1000172.jpg

franzb69
04-01-2013, 12:32 PM
sweet car and sweet raised beds as well. =p

Lucretia
04-01-2013, 12:45 PM
1995 Nissan Maxima 5 on the floor.

cookinstuff
04-01-2013, 12:52 PM
Nice rides here, salty my friend has an 06 speed 3 in black, well over 300hp now, it is a fast freaking car. I gave it a drive and it's a sweet little ride. Love the ROCK LOBSTER bike, and the bmw wagon, I'm a sucker for wagons, would love an rs6 avant, but they don't sell them here (like that's really the reason I don't have one). Currently driving a 2005 a4 with a little tweaking, not as fast as that mazda though sadly hehe. Sad to hear about your talon wildboar, my friend has had a couple of those he really loves them, but he goes through cars like he goes through shoes, I think he might have a yellow one in his garage right now. He wasn't too concerned about trying to keep them street legal though.

JohnnyChance
04-01-2013, 01:27 PM
2008 Honda Fit Sport

echerub
04-01-2013, 01:32 PM
*Had* a 2002 Echo w/ manual transmission... until just last Wednesday when it got totalled. Some idiot driver did a very, very badly-timed left turn from the other side and I ended up t-boning it. Everyone's fine, the dumb ass is at fault, but I'm still out my car. Took great care of that car and it was definitely worth more to me than what the insurance company is going to comp me for it.

Don Nguyen
04-01-2013, 01:38 PM
Just a 96 Camry, with a bit over 200k now.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c6/95-96_Toyota_Camry.jpg

Here it is on the dyno:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07CU52B5MXo

Mucho Bocho
04-01-2013, 03:04 PM
Don, WOW. HOLY $HIT, super chaged Camry. Did you have to re-do the suspension to support all that torque. What is the 1/4 speed? 0--60 in ? absolutely crazy man

stevenStefano
04-01-2013, 05:09 PM
07 Ford Fiesta Zetec Climate. Had it about 2 years and I like it a lot. Only a 1.3 engine but it means it's cheap to insure and it's got a ton of equipment, everything I could ever want. Sadly where I live is the most expensive part of the whole UK for car insurance. This ain't mine but it looks exactly the same

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/55200245/4160%20-%20Ford%20Fiesta%20red.JPG

TamanegiKin
04-01-2013, 06:42 PM
Mostly cruisin' around town in some Clarks boots. When I'm feeling fancy I'll pull out the bike.

Jmadams13
04-01-2013, 06:51 PM
http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/1133/3547/1600/New%20bikes%20006.jpg


Sexy. I have a rock lobster touring rig I had built a few years ago. Don't do much touring anymore, so its sitting I'm my parents basement. The fiancé kept getting pissed tripping over it in our townhouse, lol

My current is a 2008 Sury Crosscheck, SS geared for commuter duty. I'll try to get a pic when I get home

SpikeC
04-01-2013, 07:26 PM
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Don Nguyen
04-01-2013, 08:15 PM
Don, WOW. HOLY $HIT, super chaged Camry. Did you have to re-do the suspension to support all that torque. What is the 1/4 speed? 0--60 in ? absolutely crazy man

Haha, sorry, it was April 1. I had to do it. I wish I had that kind of power in my Camry. It does look exactly the same though :)

Montrachet
04-01-2013, 08:23 PM
Volvo S60 T5 2006 on land. Bénéteau S35.5 on water.

brainsausage
04-01-2013, 08:30 PM
In the midst of beautifying/overhauling a '73 Pontiac Ventura. I'll post some pics a couple months from now when the facelift is complete. So many projects, so little time...

RRLOVER
04-01-2013, 08:39 PM
http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t359/mario164/001-126_zps115c3d1c.jpg

Since we have some MB'ers I will post my ride.....My other ride is a 2006 Ridgeline

kalaeb
04-01-2013, 09:36 PM
Trek 2300 carbon fiber frame road bike and a pimped out 1978 CJ-5. The Jeep has taken me to hell and back. (And a little "commuter" car for when I am lazy.)

Jmadams13
04-01-2013, 10:12 PM
My Surly. Yes, the light is duct taped on, lol (this one hasn't been stollen yet, hehe) and yes, two flats. Hit a patch of glass on the way home tonight. She has close to 10k miles on her (frame only) Been across the country twice, and is my daily driver (I'm care lite).

http://i.imgur.com/tROHMmA.jpg

DSChief
04-01-2013, 10:25 PM
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-OrD05tGk92E/SDrYdpJmwMI/AAAAAAAAAC4/EV-QpioH-1M/s640/100_0279.jpg

1984 FXST with some DIY upgrades
107" S&S Super Sidwinder long block
S&S Super "G" carb
Thunder Headers
Rivera Engineering "Pro Clutch"
Spike Hi-Torque starter,
PM 4 piston binders on the front

Johnny.B.Good
04-02-2013, 12:37 AM
2012 Audi A4 Quattro in "Moonlight Blue Metallic."

markenki
04-02-2013, 12:56 AM
2002 Toyota RAV4, silver. Still going strong!

geezr
04-02-2013, 05:51 AM
2004 Forester FXT - no problems, tires made a big difference with this car, and it is quick - which seem to annoy some other people driving their cool cars.

shaneg
04-02-2013, 06:17 AM
2001 BMW 540it wagon
nice, touring 540's are rare, I've got on 00 540i motorsport sedan in imola red 2,

Dream Burls
04-02-2013, 07:50 AM
nice, touring 540's are rare, I've got on 00 540i motorsport sedan in imola red 2,
Nice. It's a great car and the 8 cylinders are nice, except when I fill it up. It's also not so good in the snow, but I put on good snow tires every winter and they help.

Lefty
04-02-2013, 08:28 AM
2006 TDI Jetta, fully loaded, with sexy black leather and nice dark tint. I just changed my glowplugs and cleaned up all the connections inside the engine, and today I'm changing out the oil and filter. This thread's timing is kinda funny/coincidental, since my brain has switched from home reno to car maintenance mode. I thought I was going to have to dump a crap load of money into it, recently, but it turned out to just need an at home tune up.

It has about 235,000km on it now, as a result of my commute for my job, but the Diesel engine is great! I drive this thing a lot and I still love it.

CanadianMan
04-02-2013, 08:56 AM
I got 2000 Honda civic si. I have a wrench attached to my door where my window cranks used to be, and the door frame on the passenger side door is half coming off but still rides great for having over 250,000 km on it. And to top it off my cd player has a touch screen but it broke a couple weeks ago when I was moving stuff in my car.

Mingooch
04-02-2013, 09:10 AM
Just picked up a new 2013 Audi A5 Cabrio in Scuba Blue with a grey interior yesterday.

turbochef422
04-02-2013, 10:03 AM
A 2012 jeep liberty in Black Forest pearl

NO ChoP!
04-02-2013, 11:18 AM
2010 Nissan Maxima SV-Sport
Stillen catback and intake
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Taking down Mustangs all day...

NO ChoP!
04-02-2013, 11:55 AM
Not too fancy...just something to ride the neighborhood trails with the kids...
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GT Outpost

cclin
04-02-2013, 12:03 PM
my first car is Jeep cherokee 4x4>Saab 9000cd>Mercury villager nautica edition>Lexus 400 LS>Bmw 740il, after that... illness hit me hard and I lose ability to driven!! now, my ride is wife's Infiniti M....
http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s482/54cclin/img012_zps4b468f63.jpg
http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s482/54cclin/img015_zps7aaa0fbf.jpg

NO ChoP!
04-02-2013, 12:21 PM
The haulers...
wifeys 07 Honda Odyssey
my ol' 06 Expedition Limited

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The wifeys been pushing for a new ride. She likes the Lexus RX...I'm pushing for something a little less $$, lol.

Gravy Power
04-03-2013, 06:58 AM
Bought this baby used when I was laid off from the healthcare field, losing my company car, as I enrolled in culinary school:

http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii618/Gravy_Power/IMG_0650-1.jpg

Didn't last long, at I got smashed heading to school one day. It was almost a blessing, as every month something new was being diagnosed by the mechanic (local dealer).

http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii618/Gravy_Power/IMG_0868.jpg

So I decided to do what I did with my knives. Go Japanese:

http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii618/Gravy_Power/IMG_0885.jpg

boomchakabowwow
04-03-2013, 12:28 PM
oh!! my cars are like my knives!

vintage german...1981 911SC..porsche. and i drive a very reliable toyota Tacoma as well, just like my beater steel santuku.. weird.

pumbaa
04-03-2013, 04:38 PM
2005 impreza hatch with more mods and stereo equipment then i care to list. over 140db on music, and one of the harshest rides dude to jdm sti springs, 20mm rear sway, and fuzion zri tires.

jayhay
04-03-2013, 05:03 PM
2012 Mazda Speed3. After market intake and a tweak here and there and I'm pushing 300 HP.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f296/sebcat/IMG_7130_zps62fc9a98.jpg

Damn you, Salty! My 2008 speed3 was my baby! Wash, wax and clay bar almost every weekend! Had a modified Mazdaspeed short ram intake on it, and removed the counter weight on the shifter. That thing was just over $400 a month for insurance alone. I was stupid and crazy for paying as much as I did, but I GD loved it! Regrettably I had to sell it back in 2011.

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Now I drive a 2011 Eco Cruze. I grew up in Detroit in the 90's, and grew to dislike the big 3 very much. Real crap cars, so I never thought I'd be driving a GM. When I was shopping for a new car after the Mazda I didn't even consider Chrysler or Gm. The new Focus was nice overall, just not my style. My real complaint was the manual felt way too rubbery and that killed it for me. But then I stopped at a Chevy dealership just for the heck of it. I mean, I'll always drive just about everything in my price range and give 'em a fair shot; except for Chryslers. Low and behold, the Cruze was the best driving car, with the best features and gas millage for under $18k. I mean, I even got 17" chrome wheels and bluetooth!? Now it's over two years old, with 30,000 miles and no problems, just great gas mileage and very pleasant to drive. Oh yeah, I removed the resonator from the intake and hope to flash the computer one day. An extra 35hp and even better mpg's lol. It's a good car.

But I will own another speed3 one day, once I start making money again :)

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cnochef
04-03-2013, 05:09 PM
2000 Mercedes Benz E430 4Matic in gold with black interior. I love it and will likely only buy used Mercedes to drive from now on. It's my third good one.

Stumblinman
04-03-2013, 06:43 PM
http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn274/Ekimrots/DSCF0016-1_zps8700fea6.jpg


'79 CJ5 My waggy is still in surgery.

boomchakabowwow
04-04-2013, 11:36 AM
hey, i had a metro gray one. they called it a 2008.5. it was a nice car, but i didnt like it. fast as dickens. (got a speeding ticket right away :()..but i hated the torque steer. i hated the interior, especially the dash. i loved the sound. it was a fun car, but i bought it on a whim. cash money. my wife was pee-oh'd when i announce i was gonna sell it. took a $5k bath. kept the car 8 months. she still brings it up.





Damn you, Salty! My 2008 speed3 was my baby! Wash, wax and clay bar almost every weekend! Had a modified Mazdaspeed short ram intake on it, and removed the counter weight on the shifter. That thing was just over $400 a month for insurance alone. I was stupid and crazy for paying as much as I did, but I GD loved it! Regrettably I had to sell it back in 2011.

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Now I drive a 2011 Eco Cruze. I grew up in Detroit in the 90's, and grew to dislike the big 3 very much. Real crap cars, so I never thought I'd be driving a GM. When I was shopping for a new car after the Mazda I didn't even consider Chrysler or Gm. The new Focus was nice overall, just not my style. My real complaint was the manual felt way too rubbery and that killed it for me. But then I stopped at a Chevy dealership just for the heck of it. I mean, I'll always drive just about everything in my price range and give 'em a fair shot; except for Chryslers. Low and behold, the Cruze was the best driving car, with the best features and gas millage for under $18k. I mean, I even got 17" chrome wheels and bluetooth!? Now it's over two years old, with 30,000 miles and no problems, just great gas mileage and very pleasant to drive. Oh yeah, I removed the resonator from the intake and hope to flash the computer one day. An extra 35hp and even better mpg's lol. It's a good car.

But I will own another speed3 one day, once I start making money again :)

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El Pescador
04-04-2013, 08:35 PM
Saabaru with a Cosworth built short block with a vf48 pushing 400 hp. Total sleeper.

jayhay
04-04-2013, 09:37 PM
Saabaru with a Cosworth built short block with a vf48 pushing 400 hp. Total sleeper.

F'in hot dude.

ecchef
04-04-2013, 10:46 PM
Saabaru with a Cosworth built short block with a vf48 pushing 400 hp. Total sleeper.

Got any pics? :detective:Sounds pretty interesting!

ThEoRy
04-04-2013, 11:29 PM
Just drove home with my new 2007 Dodge Charger RT.

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knyfeknerd
04-04-2013, 11:51 PM
You ditched the Caddy Rick?

mr drinky
04-05-2013, 12:01 AM
In August I traded in my black 2003 Subaru WRX Impreza which was nice and fast and sexy but was also sort of like driving a coffee grinder on the ears. In its place I got a black 2012 Toyota Sienna SE minivan. Yes, a minivan. I must say that it felt nice driving my kids around in a WRX. My 8-year-old even asked me one day: "Can you go 100 miles per hour." I told her, "That's no problem at all." And 5+ seconds later it was done; my family and I had committed a misdemeanor in the state of MN.

Here are my new wheels.

k.

ThEoRy
04-05-2013, 12:01 AM
You ditched the Caddy Rick?

Not by choice, I really loved that car. She was in great shape for her age too. I was recently struck by an ambulance who's driver wasn't paying attention. I was at no fault but the caddy was totaled. I could have fixed her but she'd never be the same again so I decided to take the total damages check and get something newer. I think I did alright.

NO ChoP!
04-05-2013, 10:18 AM
The cops down here all drive black Chargers....

Jmadams13
04-05-2013, 10:26 AM
Here too. So... Your new ride makes me nervous Rick, lol

knyfeknerd
04-05-2013, 10:28 AM
Here too. So... Your new ride makes me nervous Rick, lol
Yeah, but he can't fit anywhere near as many dead bodies in the trunk of that Charger.
There was room for like 20 dead hookers in the trunk of the Caddy.

Dream Burls
04-05-2013, 10:32 AM
[QUOTE=knyfeknerd;
There was room for like 20 dead hookers in the trunk of the Caddy.[/QUOTE]


And you know that how?

ThEoRy
04-05-2013, 11:06 PM
Well, really guys it was about 16 bodies plus the sub woofers. :D The trunk in the charger is no slouch either though...

Lucretia
04-05-2013, 11:41 PM
And you know that how?

The average dead hooker is about the same volume of a jumbo pack of toilet paper. Why do you think reviewers do the toilet paper measurement when they evaluate new cars? It's so they know how many dead hookers it will carry. Q.E.D. :D

marc4pt0
04-06-2013, 12:33 AM
Thought I'd throw my bikes in as well...

http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a520/marc4pt0/20130402_173103_zpsbd56cbd8.jpg

ThEoRy
04-06-2013, 12:46 AM
Oh snap!! Are we throwing up bikes now??!!?

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Dave Martell
04-06-2013, 01:20 AM
In the midst of beautifying/overhauling a '73 Pontiac Ventura. I'll post some pics a couple months from now when the facelift is complete. So many projects, so little time...


Please do post some pictures when you're ready, I'd love to see this.

Dave Martell
04-06-2013, 01:21 AM
http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn274/Ekimrots/DSCF0016-1_zps8700fea6.jpg


'79 CJ5 My waggy is still in surgery.


Nice :)

Notaskinnychef
04-06-2013, 03:30 AM
don't have any pictures handy, but its a 2000 dodge dakota that I bought as a roll over, put in a corvette drivetrain (motor and trans) and a ford explorer 8.8 inch disk rear. here are a few short vids of it, many moons ago:

http://www.streetfire.net/video/first-time-starting-the-lt1-dakota_174486.htm

http://www.streetfire.net/video/pre-startup-in-my-lt1-dakota_173833.htm

My dad and I built it, roof was caved in, no pick up bed post crash, good times :)

Still my DD, gets obscenely bad mileage but its 440 horse so its fun

Dardeau
04-06-2013, 11:16 AM
1996 Lemond Zurich, maybe my favorite steel road frame of all time. Thinking of buying a cross bike soon, I just moved next to a long gravely levee top trail that is just aching for long rides. For the Surly with the flats: New Orleans, due to the tourist drinking/smashing bottles/wrecking cars into unmovable objects problem, also has a big broken glass/flat tire problem. My last daily rider had wider stays than the Lemond and could fit Continental Top Contact 28s. Two years of daily commute and zero flats, and they roll pretty darn fast. The Conti GT4000s I ride now are a little faster, but that first time I got glass in a tire it was like I had forgotten how to change a tire it had been so long.

boomchakabowwow
04-08-2013, 12:56 PM
1996 Lemond Zurich, maybe my favorite steel road frame of all time. Thinking of buying a cross bike soon, I just moved next to a long gravely levee top trail that is just aching for long rides. For the Surly with the flats: New Orleans, due to the tourist drinking/smashing bottles/wrecking cars into unmovable objects problem, also has a big broken glass/flat tire problem. My last daily rider had wider stays than the Lemond and could fit Continental Top Contact 28s. Two years of daily commute and zero flats, and they roll pretty darn fast. The Conti GT4000s I ride now are a little faster, but that first time I got glass in a tire it was like I had forgotten how to change a tire it had been so long.

i ride a Surly Cross-check almost daily. (when i am not jogging or mountain biking). i run 28, conti Gator skinz. i rarely flat, and my trail is filled with goat-head stickers.

i love the feel of my cross check. super comfy, not really aggressive riding position. i feel like i can go forever. i do need a better bike seat..i am liking thinner saddles these days. like the selle italia on my mountain ride.

PierreRodrigue
04-08-2013, 01:41 PM
My personal vehicle is an F150 Lariat, 2008. My work truck is a 2010 F350 Super Duty

Dardeau
04-08-2013, 01:59 PM
I got a selle flite in eBay for something like thirty bucks. It's really comfy.

clayton
04-08-2013, 02:06 PM
boulder allroad.

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6142/6003981472_4e8bcc7211_z.jpg

boomchakabowwow
04-08-2013, 02:28 PM
love the fenders!! still debating if i should put them on my Surly.

Salty dog
04-08-2013, 03:01 PM
Damn you, Salty! My 2008 speed3 was my baby! Wash, wax and clay bar almost every weekend! Had a modified Mazdaspeed short ram intake on it, and removed the counter weight on the shifter. That thing was just over $400 a month for insurance alone. I was stupid and crazy for paying as much as I did, but I GD loved it! Regrettably I had to sell it back in 2011.

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Now I drive a 2011 Eco Cruze. I grew up in Detroit in the 90's, and grew to dislike the big 3 very much. Real crap cars, so I never thought I'd be driving a GM. When I was shopping for a new car after the Mazda I didn't even consider Chrysler or Gm. The new Focus was nice overall, just not my style. My real complaint was the manual felt way too rubbery and that killed it for me. But then I stopped at a Chevy dealership just for the heck of it. I mean, I'll always drive just about everything in my price range and give 'em a fair shot; except for Chryslers. Low and behold, the Cruze was the best driving car, with the best features and gas millage for under $18k. I mean, I even got 17" chrome wheels and bluetooth!? Now it's over two years old, with 30,000 miles and no problems, just great gas mileage and very pleasant to drive. Oh yeah, I removed the resonator from the intake and hope to flash the computer one day. An extra 35hp and even better mpg's lol. It's a good car.

But I will own another speed3 one day, once I start making money again :)

14371

You can imagine what it's like with, ahem............ a REAL crappy driving record. Yet I haven't been in an accident since 1976.

P.S. Knock on wood.

Jmadams13
04-08-2013, 03:03 PM
Yes! I have the SKS longboards from Rivendale bike works, keep them on all year.

I love my Surly. Great feel, and it can go forever. I've risen across the country twice on it. I dd put a LHT fork on though, to give me more front rack options

mhenry
04-08-2013, 03:10 PM
My daily driver is a 97 Honda civic POS, But on weekends it all about my original owner, 48k miles, 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 8. I have had it all these years, and it still impresses me!

boomchakabowwow
04-08-2013, 03:31 PM
i put SKS longboards on my wife's bike..that she has ridden twice :(

speaking of Rivendell, i really really want a decked out Atlantis..man.

clayton
04-08-2013, 04:06 PM
Rivendells are nice. Have a quickbeam which shares duty with the Boulder as a daily rider.

Regarding fenders - I am a believer. Prefer the aluminum honjo fenders over the plastic but they are more labor intense to install. Once on though they are usually hassle free.



http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7153/6402230057_a922454334_z.jpg

Mucho Bocho
04-08-2013, 04:21 PM
Clayton, Love the Brooks saddle. I have about 10K miles on min after fifteen years. I took it off my old 1980's vintage Rossin made of Columbus steel

clayton
04-08-2013, 04:26 PM
Yeah they are great! That being said i feel like quality has gone down with brooks. The one in the picture is from their "select" line when I first put it on. They darken to the color of the regular honey model. The select is supposed to last longer than the standard line. So far it seems true, have logged about 6K on both now (have one on the boulder now too) and they are still good. The previous b.17 standard model lasted 6 months and then it was toast, whereas previously I got easily 3 years out of them.

Jmadams13
04-08-2013, 05:12 PM
I had hanjo fenders on my Rock Lobster touring rig, loved them, but like the plastic more on my Surly, as she takes a beating, and bike theft is a huge issue here. The nicer looking the bike, the more chance something on it going to walk. It's why mine is covered with stickers, all my parts are vintage (work great, but look crappy to the punk ass kids around here) and I keep it dirty. I also haven't replaced my bar tape since 2009, and it shows, hehe


Not that my bike isn't nice, or isn't my baby, but after a grand or so in vintage components, I just don't trust anyone. I'm on light number 3 since Christmas. They always walk. Why I duct taped mine on. Have had it the longest

clayton
04-08-2013, 05:17 PM
Hear you on theft. Luckily I can take mine in at work so there is little risk. If I parked them outside there is no way I'd ride them.

Jmadams13
04-08-2013, 05:18 PM
I agree on brooks. I have a few laying around from different time frames, the recent I ones from the past ten years or so are just not the same. I'm sure it's due to increase in intreast following the fixie trend, and quality suffered due to more demand. It's sad really. I rode a B17 from the early 70's on both my longer tours. It was NOS when I first bought it, an after a few smaller tours leading up to my southern trans, it broke in nicely.

Again, I don't keep it on my commuter due to theft issues.

clayton
04-08-2013, 05:25 PM
yeah it is a bummer. It annoys me that I have to pay more for their select model just to get the quality that their most basic model used be.
They also sold to Selle Royal, which I think had a lot to do with it. We got fancier packaging and free little saddle wrench (if any one wants a spare let me know) and proofhide in return for a downgraded saddle at an increased cost.

The Berthoud leather saddles are amazing btw. Super nice and thick leather. Expensive too though.

Jmadams13
04-08-2013, 05:46 PM
I do have a Cardiff leather I put on from time to time when I hit the road for more than 100 miles or so, not as quality as older Brooks, but on par with the current, at half the price

clayton
04-08-2013, 07:05 PM
Never tried Cardiff. The other more standard saddle that works for me is a selle san marco regal. I use one of the old ti ones on my MTB. Worst idea ever was to try a fizik aliante on a double century. Felt like clouds for the first hour then became an increasing pain in a$$

Mucho Bocho
04-09-2013, 04:41 PM
Yea I heard that the Brooks saddles are being manufactured in CHINA. I've had mine maybe 15 years now and all that needs to be done it to oild the saddle top and bottom twice a year.

JohnnyChance
04-09-2013, 05:38 PM
The Berthoud leather saddles are amazing btw. Super nice and thick leather. Expensive too though.

Oh man those "cork" Berthoud saddles look great.

I guess next we need to start a Cycling thread before we completely hijack and piss off the lazy polluters.

clayton
04-09-2013, 05:44 PM
Yeah, we probably should start another thread, although I drive too ;-).

And yes, the berthoud are fantastic. Some retro-grouches grumble over the plastic frame parts, but I have found them to make zero difference. Not sure how the cork holds up, but my black one did fade some over time.

boomchakabowwow
04-09-2013, 07:40 PM
allow me to get this back on track..my two cars. (wife's car not represented)

"Betty Whitey" and "AG"

http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y482/boomchakabowwow/IMG_2931_zpsd2c29982.jpg
http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y482/boomchakabowwow/DSC_0019_zps65cca65f.jpg

boomchakabowwow
04-09-2013, 07:40 PM
hey! you can see my Mazdaspeed3 in the background!! hahahah

WildBoar
04-09-2013, 08:00 PM
Running 15 inch wheels? What widths? (looks like 7/8s)

boomchakabowwow
04-09-2013, 08:08 PM
no..these are 16"..7 and 8's.

i had a set of 15" and like a fool, i sold them.

swarfrat
04-10-2013, 12:54 AM
Yea I heard that the Brooks saddles are being manufactured in CHINA. ....
If they have it's a very recent development.

This episode of How It's Made was done not too long ago.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amEkSZ9j8Ck

Wouldn't be a bit surprised if many components, like the springs and such, are made in the far east.

Zwiefel
04-10-2013, 01:15 AM
1997 Jeep Wrangler, "heater and a key" model...no carpet, no AC, no stereo, no backseat...my very favorite vehicle ever.

2006 Jeep Commander...really the wife's car...meh.

2008 Mazda MX-5 Crusing Edition....can't believe how much I love driving this thing...I don't even like cars but this thing puts a smile on my face every time I get in it.

2008.5 Nissan Titan. never thought I'd own a truck, much less like it...this think rides like a car and is full of ammenities...plus it can pull my 5-ton RV :)

ejd53
04-12-2013, 01:00 PM
2002 Lexus ES300. 173K and still rides great.

Troy G
04-23-2013, 02:56 PM
2007 Toyota Tundra I bought when our first child was born. 2013 Toyota Venza when our second child was born. Before that an 89 GMC half ton that I am still driving, a 90 Z-24 Cavalier (my first vehicle), and my wife drove a 96 Sunfire that I just had to retire due to being too expensive to fix and keep on the road.

apicius9
04-23-2013, 03:29 PM
Well, my piece of **** finally died, head gasket blown.

Stefan

Jmadams13
04-23-2013, 04:27 PM
Just ordered myself a Surly Moonlander frame. It's time I try the fat tire thing. I'm be doing a build thread over at MTBR.com (same user name) as I get parts and clean up the contact points on the frame for you bike nerds to enjoy. Going to be slow moving/build as a date with a judge yesterday is going to dig into my bank account for a while...

Troy G
04-23-2013, 05:10 PM
Well, my piece of **** finally died, head gasket blown.

Stefan

I hear you, sir. That was the demise of my 90 Z-24 Cavalier and the 96 Sunfire.

Jmadams13
04-23-2013, 05:40 PM
My first car was a 90 z24. I killed the tranny though. High school drivers, lol

clayton
04-23-2013, 06:58 PM
Just ordered myself a Surly Moonlander frame. It's time I try the fat tire thing. I'm be doing a build thread over at MTBR.com (same user name) as I get parts and clean up the contact points on the frame for you bike nerds to enjoy. Going to be slow moving/build as a date with a judge yesterday is going to dig into my bank account for a while...

That should be amazing. My friend rode one the other day and has been talking about incessantly.

Jmadams13
04-23-2013, 08:29 PM
I've rode one of the prototype pugsleys at intebike a ways ago, and was fun. we don't get a lot of snow here, and I'm hours from the beach, but it should still be fun for bombing around the trails when it gets muddy. I'm going to get some fat slicks for it for those times I wanna look like an ******* riding it around town. My buddy Devin ride one around southern Cali touring up and and down the coast for two years on one. The Moonlander looks like all the pug bugs have been worked out.

Cadillac J
04-23-2013, 08:48 PM
Low and behold, the Cruze was the best driving car, with the best features and gas millage for under $18k. I mean, I even got 17" chrome wheels and bluetooth!? Now it's over two years old, with 30,000 miles and no problems, just great gas mileage and very pleasant to drive.

Everyone I know who has a Cruze (4 people) absolutely LOVE theirs. My dad bought a Silverado 3500 diesel when he retired, but he got divorced soon after and was stuck with it for his daily driver...so he wanted a compact car as an alternative. He has a Cruze LTZ and averages 34-35 mpg...it looks great -- just wish he got the RS package too, as the fogs and fascia changes really set it off. Best looking car in the segment in my opinion.

I just put 60,000 miles on my '09 CTS last week...bout time to either sell her and get an ATS 3.6L, or hold of for the all-new 2014 CTS twin-turbo V6 later this year (pretty much what I've been asking for since the first gen CTS -- something to slot between the V series, and this will do nicely at 420-hp with 430 lb-ft of torque mated to an 8-speed transmission).

http://i37.tinypic.com/2l9rvag.jpg

Troy G
04-23-2013, 08:53 PM
My Z-24 Cavalier was my first vehicle and I paid 8000.00 cash for it in my grade 12 year. Work for two summers before that to buy it. I put an IASCA grade car stereo in the thing that cost more than the car. Man was I dumb. Should have used all that money to buy a high end home stereo system and today it would likely be worth something and I would still have.

It was always nice to get the revs up and squawk the tires in first and second. I would still be driving that car had the cooling system not failed, likely a head gasket issue among other things. Ah the memories.


My first car was a 90 z24. I killed the tranny though. High school drivers, lol

Troy G
04-23-2013, 08:55 PM
Everyone I know who has a Cruze (4 people) absolutely LOVE theirs.

I was looking at a Cruze for a vehicle to commute with. Just about bought a Malibu in 2009.

Nice red Sunfire in the background.

snowbrother
04-27-2013, 01:23 AM
2012 Honda Fit Sport in purple. You'd be surprised at how much you can fit in this little thing. The only thing I hate about it is the tires... Nobody keeps them in stock and they are extremely overpriced, a big pain when it comes time to replace them.

Kyle
04-27-2013, 04:04 PM
2013 Honda Accord EX-L sedan.

WildBoar
04-27-2013, 04:56 PM
2012 Honda Fit Sport in purple. You'd be surprised at how much you can fit in this little thing. The only thing I hate about it is the tires... Nobody keeps them in stock and they are extremely overpriced, a big pain when it comes time to replace them.Look on Tire Rack to see what is available. Then call Frank at Alban Tire in Newington; they can order you just about anything and have it within a day or two. Their pricing is usually very good. Also, although Silver Spring is a hike for you, Radial Tire is tops. Long, long lines form early though. Most times I order new tires from Tire Rack and have them sent to a nearby shop, where I go to get them mounted. Tire Van is also a good option.

Troy G
04-28-2013, 12:19 AM
2012 Honda Fit Sport in purple. You'd be surprised at how much you can fit in this little thing. The only thing I hate about it is the tires... Nobody keeps them in stock and they are extremely overpriced, a big pain when it comes time to replace them.

What are you getting for MPG with the Honda?

snowbrother
04-28-2013, 12:38 AM
I average about 35 mpg, I can hit 45-ish if I really pay attention when I am driving.

Thank you for the tire tips. I'll check those places out since I need to replace them soon.

zitangy
04-28-2013, 02:20 AM
[QUOTE=boomchakabowwow;197461]allow me to get this back on track..my two cars. (wife's car not represented)

"Betty Whitey" and "AG"

http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y482/boomchakabowwow/IMG_2931_zpsd2c29982.jpg


Interesting.. Duck tail spoilers are the legacy 70s era. The 911 E or T series wld have chrome parts on the bumpers . Whale Tail spoliers are the legacy of the 80s. Cant remember when they did away with the front quarter windows....

rgds
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SameGuy
04-28-2013, 02:52 AM
Still having a blast in my 2006 smart fortwo pulse cabrio. It's even smaller than the current smart fortwo that's been available in the States since 2008, and has a tiny (799 cc) common-rail turbo diesel engine. In stock form it makes 40 bhp and 65 lb·ft torque, but a couple of years ago I remapped the ECU to bump it to a scorching 54 hp and 85 lb·ft that's good for 95 mph (on a closed course, obviously... ;)). If this little fuel miser weren't available in a cabrio (soft-top) I doubt I'd have bought one, but with a lifetime 53 mpg (combined), an open roof and a ton of character it's just a cool little car.

We test-drove the new electric version (also a cabrio) last week and are sold on it; now we just need to figure out where the money will come from.

WildBoar
04-28-2013, 04:58 PM
[QUOTE=boomchakabowwow;197461]

Interesting.. Duck tail spoilers are the legacy 70s era. The 911 E or T series wld have chrome parts on the bumpers . Whale Tail spoliers are the legacy of the 80s. Cant remember when they did away with the front quarter windows....The ducktail is better at reducing uplift then the whale tail, plus it's a bit lighter. The ducktail is a popular 'backdate' for 80s-vintage 911s that get tracked.

boomchakabowwow
04-29-2013, 11:57 AM
correct.

i put the ducktail on for trackdays. currently, i am running the stock lid. my trackdays are behind me now :(

xdrewsiferx
05-07-2013, 08:38 PM
Bike: Swobo frame, Thompson steam/seat post, Chris King everything orange, Crank Bro's peddles, Surley Mr. Whurly Crank, lots of $$$ parts.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/15453_208865715571_2297627_n.jpg

Daily Driver: 2008 Mazda 3
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v206/XdrewsiferX/IMG_2004_re.jpg


Special Driver: 1966 GT289 Mustang that my father and I built. We pulled the original block out dropped a 302 Aluminum block in board it out to 308. Dropped a 5speed Hurst tranny in 9" rear end. She is putting down 475bhp and 420tq at the wheels not the crank. Top speed 157mph (or I should say fastest we have taken her). She was built to race and is based off of the old CanAm era race cars. And more is done to the suspention then I could ever type out. She can run turns faster then most modern cars in her class.

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/943676_10151673017490572_644121836_n.jpg

GlassEye
05-08-2013, 01:12 AM
2005 MkIV GTI 1.8t
This is an older photo, it is embarrassingly dirty right now.
http://i821.photobucket.com/albums/zz133/glasseye72/KKF/DSC_0001_zps4962a004.jpg (http://s821.photobucket.com/user/glasseye72/media/KKF/DSC_0001_zps4962a004.jpg.html)
And a Trek 2.1 for the bike, stock except for Node 2 computer system and Schwalbe Ultremo ZX tires.

xdrewsiferx
06-21-2013, 08:40 PM
https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/1010929_10151782495495572_812714863_n.jpg

Traded in the Mazda for a Subi last monday :D

easy13
06-24-2013, 09:16 PM
Iron Horse - http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m8gdgtlFXL1qetik7o1_1280.jpg

NO ChoP!
06-24-2013, 09:37 PM
Just picked up a new ride for the wife;

2014 Kia Sorento titanium silver (not exactly the Lexus RX350 she likes, but I payed cash, so we have zero payments for it!)

She misses her minivan functionality, though...

16340

pumbaa
06-24-2013, 11:00 PM
2013 dodge journey for the youngin come in a couple of months. traded in the subaru it was time for it to go.
https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/q71/942164_724280012065_880778589_n.jpg

WildBoar
06-24-2013, 11:48 PM
I feel your pain. We were looking at compact SUVs over the weekend. So far Mazda CX-5 is in the lead, followed by Toyota RAV-4 and Honda CR-V is a distant third (no acceleration, transmission clunky and slow). Thankfully this is for the wife so my cars are unaffected!

NO ChoP!
06-25-2013, 09:13 AM
Wildboar. We were torn between the cx-9, the new Pathfinder and the Kia, unbelievably. Price and options were the final decision...

Check out the Kia Sportage; new design, turbo, totally loaded runs under 30k....they also have good rebates; we got a $1000 and a $500.

SpikeC
06-25-2013, 06:25 PM
My bro-in-law just got an Audi SUV, the thing is a wifi hot spot!

Gator
07-04-2013, 02:48 PM
Tesla Model S. Picked up mid Jun. I love it. Fantastic drive: smooth, silent, accelerates like a rocket.

http://zknives.com/images/car/teslams/t_teslams60kw17.jpg (http://zknives.com/cpg14/displayimage.php?album=152&pid=2233)

I've chosen 60Kw option + tech option gives gps, and few other goodies, but I never thought car with 3g connection could be so useful, even though I am a gadgethead.
Plenty of charge for my daily trips, charges at night on schedule.

17" display is definitely a very good idea:
http://zknives.com/images/car/teslams/t_teslams60kw05.jpg (http://zknives.com/cpg14/displayimage.php?album=152&pid=2231)

Driving with one pedal(regenerative breaking) - strange at first, but very convenient once you get it. Especially in traffic. Let go off the accelerator, engine goes into generator mode, car slows down and charges at the same time. IMHO super cool and super efficient :)

One other thing I really like it this:
http://zknives.com/images/car/teslams/t_teslams60kw04.jpg (http://zknives.com/cpg14/displayimage.php?album=152&pid=2232)
There is NOTHING under the hood except for the windshield wiper fluid tank cap. And yeah, trunk is also empty and huge, little use for me, but it did fit Corsair Obsidian 800D case easily :)
The fact that I don't have front half of the car filled with hot mechanical, moving parts ready to break, tear and overheat, requiring constant maintenance is a huge plus. Last time on my old BMW fan belt broke, which in turn broke piece of the far, which in turn broke everything around it and got stuck in the radiator... Screw all that.
And I don't have to go to gas station which somehow was always interfering with my schedules.
I no longer have to change oil either :) I did that myself for all the cars I've owned, can't say I enjoyed that though.

I do have some complaints about software in the car, like media player missing playlists and GPS lacking favorite places, but considering that software is already 4.5 version, hopes are high they will add missing features.

RRLOVER
07-04-2013, 06:03 PM
Gator.....that Tesla is BAD A$$$

boomchakabowwow
07-04-2013, 10:16 PM
Driving with one pedal(regenerative breaking) - strange at first, but very convenient once you get it. Especially in traffic. Let go off the accelerator, engine goes into generator mode, car slows down and charges at the same time. IMHO super cool and super efficient :)




will this affect how you drive any other car..like in a panic situation?

ChuckTheButcher
07-05-2013, 01:31 AM
2012 Mustang v6 with procharger supercharger 480 hp.

WildBoar
07-05-2013, 02:47 PM
2012 Mustang v6 with procharger supercharger 480 hp.You make trips to Capital Raceway?

Gator
07-05-2013, 06:53 PM
Gator.....that Tesla is BAD A$$$
That she is :)


will this affect how you drive any other car..like in a panic situation?
Not really. I still drive old BMW once a week or so, didn't notice any changes in my behavior.

jayhay
07-07-2013, 05:56 PM
will this affect how you drive any other car..like in a panic situation?

It comes with a normal brake pedal too.

Gator
07-07-2013, 09:24 PM
I think he meant getting used to regenerative breaking too much, and not using brake pedal when necessary in panic situation..

boomchakabowwow
07-07-2013, 10:26 PM
I think he meant getting used to regenerative breaking too much, and not using brake pedal when necessary in panic situation..

yes, this^^ thanks.

tripleq
07-07-2013, 11:02 PM
Man. I miss the ride I had before getting married and buying a 120 lb mastiff. Toyota Matrix for me now. I've driven the heck out of that care and it has never quit. Toyota is the most reliable brand I've ever drven.

mr drinky
07-07-2013, 11:26 PM
That Tesla made me crap my pants.

k.

tripleq
07-07-2013, 11:30 PM
That Tesla made me crap my pants.

k.

Wow. Simultaneous poopgasms.

Crothcipt
07-08-2013, 12:41 AM
Its good to see the Tesla is finally coming down in price. At this rate I think I can afford one in about another 20 years.

Excellent choice to give everyone here a poopgasm.

pumbaa
07-08-2013, 08:57 PM
Gator that Tesla is SICK, I got to drive the Fiskar Karma and wow the torque out of those electric cars is INSANE!

Gator
07-09-2013, 12:57 AM
Yup, torque is very high, and pretty much instant for all practical purposes. And it's all beautifully simple :) Too bad Karma was a bust.
I wouldn't mind if my Tesla was a bit smaller tho :) Still having tough times getting used to its size after driving BMW 3 series for so long.

pumbaa
07-09-2013, 05:28 PM
Yup, torque is very high, and pretty much instant for all practical purposes. And it's all beautifully simple :) Too bad Karma was a bust.
I wouldn't mind if my Tesla was a bit smaller tho :) Still having tough times getting used to its size after driving BMW 3 series for so long.

Yeah I heard about Fiskar going bust, and I am also having to get used to the size going from a subaru impreza to the suv is taking a while.

Vic Cardenas
07-09-2013, 07:34 PM
'91 Acura Legend coupe w/ a large modification list.
210,000 miles and still normally aspirated on original 3.2L engine. Soon I'll be putting in a 3.5 liter and retiring her to only DD duty.

http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa166/viccardenas/NALM2010/DSCF0173sigscalesharp.jpg (http://s196.photobucket.com/user/viccardenas/media/NALM2010/DSCF0173sigscalesharp.jpg.html)

http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa166/viccardenas/NALM2010/IMG_1540.jpg (http://s196.photobucket.com/user/viccardenas/media/NALM2010/IMG_1540.jpg.html)

http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa166/viccardenas/5960053662_e7afbe5c33_b_zpsd824ba29.jpg (http://s196.photobucket.com/user/viccardenas/media/5960053662_e7afbe5c33_b_zpsd824ba29.jpg.html)

http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa166/viccardenas/5960053656_6f2e91fea2_b_zpsc365cf27.jpg (http://s196.photobucket.com/user/viccardenas/media/5960053656_6f2e91fea2_b_zpsc365cf27.jpg.html)

http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa166/viccardenas/NALM2010/DSG_2292edit-1.jpg (http://s196.photobucket.com/user/viccardenas/media/NALM2010/DSG_2292edit-1.jpg.html)

http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa166/viccardenas/NALM2010/IMG_1560.jpg (http://s196.photobucket.com/user/viccardenas/media/NALM2010/IMG_1560.jpg.html)

http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa166/viccardenas/DSCF0189_zps4c538109.jpg (http://s196.photobucket.com/user/viccardenas/media/DSCF0189_zps4c538109.jpg.html)

Salty dog
07-09-2013, 10:29 PM
update:

http://i1036.photobucket.com/albums/a442/Saltys_knives/2-2.jpg (http://s1036.photobucket.com/user/Saltys_knives/media/2-2.jpg.html)

http://i1036.photobucket.com/albums/a442/Saltys_knives/3.jpg (http://s1036.photobucket.com/user/Saltys_knives/media/3.jpg.html)

jayhay
07-09-2013, 10:48 PM
update:

http://i1036.photobucket.com/albums/a442/Saltys_knives/2-2.jpg (http://s1036.photobucket.com/user/Saltys_knives/media/2-2.jpg.html)

http://i1036.photobucket.com/albums/a442/Saltys_knives/3.jpg (http://s1036.photobucket.com/user/Saltys_knives/media/3.jpg.html)

Man, you make me jealous. I want my speed3 back, badly. Nice ride :thumbsup:

NO ChoP!
07-09-2013, 11:02 PM
Looking good Scott! You need some tint....

Amon-Rukh
07-10-2013, 12:21 AM
Porsche cayman s for me... Yeah, no. Just a Hyundai elantra for this grad student.

@gator: that Tesla is hawt!

Mrmnms
07-10-2013, 12:24 PM
1688816889 I drive my wife's car to work when allowed. We live it up on the weekends with the pink beauty. Nice not to have to step over it when I'm going from my bench sander to my stone set up.

WildBoar
07-10-2013, 02:29 PM
'91 Acura Legend coupe w/ a large modification list.
210,000 miles and still normally aspirated on original 3.2L engine. Soon I'll be putting in a 3.5 liter and retiring her to only DD duty.
Beautiful setting for a track. Until I saw the Miller sign I thought it might be Leguna Seca. What are you getting for a new track car?

Salty dog
07-13-2013, 08:39 PM
I was actually able to di it myself. Except I miffed the battery cables/box, five minute fix tomorrow. Corksport Stage II intake. It gets new springs on Monday.

http://i1036.photobucket.com/albums/a442/Saltys_knives/IMG_0236.jpg (http://s1036.photobucket.com/user/Saltys_knives/media/IMG_0236.jpg.html)

xdrewsiferx
07-13-2013, 08:40 PM
So awesome!

Vic Cardenas
07-15-2013, 05:10 PM
Beautiful setting for a track. Until I saw the Miller sign I thought it might be Leguna Seca. What are you getting for a new track car?

Not sure. If I can find another nice legend coupe chassis with low miles, I'd do everything I've done to this car, but add a 3.5 w/a turbo setup and cage it. Wider wheels and better coilovers would help, though. It's so cheap to modify these cars. The problem is, almost everything is custom. I've already helped build a set of twin turbo manifolds for a legend. I could just copy them. My good friend tunes the stock ECU on these cars too! He's pushing almost 500 hp on his. I'd like to do something like his car but cut the weight out like my current car is. So, basically a light weight-high(er) horsepower legend coupe has been my goal.

But...I've also thought about a 350z, s2000 or NSX.

xdrewsiferx
07-18-2013, 05:14 PM
Got the stang outta the shop this week.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RVCZeC4T7Q

geezr
07-19-2013, 05:16 AM
This is on the list:
http://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/honda-fire-spitting-lawnmower-speeds-130-mph-145902373.html

TamanegiKin
07-19-2013, 05:48 AM
Throwback, this was my ride from '07 through '10.
http://i.imgur.com/915u3Ae.jpg

Mucho Bocho
07-19-2013, 09:03 AM
Wicked, My bud just picked up some new Campy wheels that are tubeless. No Tubular. Not Clincher. Low dish rims with asym. spoking. Sick


Throwback, this was my ride from '07 through '10.
http://i.imgur.com/915u3Ae.jpg

SpikeC
07-19-2013, 04:41 PM
Whoa, tubeless??? How cool is that?

TamanegiKin
07-19-2013, 05:43 PM
Wicked, My bud just picked up some new Campy wheels that are tubeless. No Tubular. Not Clincher. Low dish rims with asym. spoking. Sick

Now that sounds awesome! I bet they weigh nothing and the ride quality must be nice.

Mrmnms
07-22-2013, 02:28 PM
1720617207Try again .I drive my wife's car to work when allowed. We live it up on the weekends with the pink beauty. Nice not to have to step over it when I'm going from my bench sander to my stone set up.

Salty dog
07-26-2013, 12:12 PM
New springs are in. Dropped about an inch.

Tinted very rear side windows. Added some red accents.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f296/sebcat/7_zps8349304d.jpg (http://s49.photobucket.com/user/sebcat/media/7_zps8349304d.jpg.html)

xdrewsiferx
07-26-2013, 01:09 PM
What are your lugnuts made from?

RRLOVER
07-26-2013, 09:47 PM
http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t359/mario164/001_zpse52ba731.jpg (http://s515.photobucket.com/user/mario164/media/001_zpse52ba731.jpg.html)



My "back-up" ride from the '80s.......had to go old school my last few rides

smilesenpai
08-05-2013, 05:01 PM
Honda Today (50cc scooter) with taxi stickers on it.

xdrewsiferx
08-13-2013, 08:39 PM
https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/965780_10151905877105572_1558577312_o.jpg

Well that just happened :(

$1000 carburetor that is now toast.

That being said I just sent it off to DaVinchi Carbs to get reworked, I bought a MSD distributor, and an Edlebrok water pump.

CrisAnderson27
08-15-2013, 04:03 AM
http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m587/CrisAnderson27/20130621_053710_1.jpg
^^^ 2006 Triumph Daytona 675 is my year round daily ride.

When I've got to cage it, I take my 03 2WD F150. Its a fun ride...when the 4.2 V6 let go, I swapped in a 6.0 LS we had laying around :).

http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m587/CrisAnderson27/IMG_20130224_193006.jpg

And no, the hood's not a different color lol, that's muddy water. My vehicles get used!

:)

CrisAnderson27
08-15-2013, 12:02 PM
Special Driver: 1966 GT289 Mustang that my father and I built. We pulled the original block out dropped a 302 Aluminum block in board it out to 308. Dropped a 5speed Hurst tranny in 9" rear end. She is putting down 475bhp and 420tq at the wheels not the crank. Top speed 157mph (or I should say fastest we have taken her). She was built to race and is based off of the old CanAm era race cars. And more is done to the suspention then I could ever type out. She can run turns faster then most modern cars in her class.

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/943676_10151673017490572_644121836_n.jpg

Nice Mustang! Just out of curiosity, what kind of compression and heads are you running on that alloy 302 block? I owned a racing engine business for a number of years here in Phoenix...and SBF's were my engine of choice :).

I can talk cars and knives 24/7/365, lol.

xdrewsiferx
08-15-2013, 04:16 PM
13-1

The heads are also aluminum I will need to check the make but I will get back to you.

CrisAnderson27
08-15-2013, 04:29 PM
13-1

The heads are also aluminum I will need to check the make but I will get back to you.

Very nice! No pump gas in that thing, lol.

On the heads, we worked exclusively with Canfield, and later TrickFlow when Canfield closed their doors. I'm not much of a fan of stock valve placement heads like AFR and Edelbrock...and the Renegade Trickflow stuff is incredible. The AFR's etc can be made to work well enough, but the inherent gains from the TFS stuff is well worth taking advantage of.

bahamaroot
08-15-2013, 04:49 PM
http://i39.tinypic.com/2v2zl6p.jpg

:D

xdrewsiferx
08-15-2013, 06:16 PM
Very nice! No pump gas in that thing, lol.

On the heads, we worked exclusively with Canfield, and later TrickFlow when Canfield closed their doors. I'm not much of a fan of stock valve placement heads like AFR and Edelbrock...and the Renegade Trickflow stuff is incredible. The AFR's etc can be made to work well enough, but the inherent gains from the TFS stuff is well worth taking advantage of.

The heads were chosen by my father and hence why I cant recall the make but I really want to say that Holman Moody had something to do with it but I might be completely wrong.

I will let you know when I track down the notes :)

Baby Huey
08-19-2013, 08:30 AM
I know I am new here, just thought I would post up.

http://i973.photobucket.com/albums/ae217/baby2huey3/20130409_150930_zpsc6a0e55a.jpg (http://s973.photobucket.com/user/baby2huey3/media/20130409_150930_zpsc6a0e55a.jpg.html)

Then my more economical ride.

http://i973.photobucket.com/albums/ae217/baby2huey3/IMAG0127-2.jpg (http://s973.photobucket.com/user/baby2huey3/media/IMAG0127-2.jpg.html)

AFKitchenknivesguy
10-13-2013, 05:02 PM
Sold my truck two years ago, and couldn't stand not having a truck anymore, so...

http://i559.photobucket.com/albums/ss35/jherm77/photo1_zps9444210f.jpg

http://i559.photobucket.com/albums/ss35/jherm77/photo2_zpsd6dc9fc6.jpg

marc4pt0
10-13-2013, 06:16 PM
Traded in the VW for our new family "wagon". I freaking love this thing.
This pic was taken the other night out back of my restaurant. Couldn't resist


http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a520/marc4pt0/Subaru/Untitled7_zpsab23413b.jpg

marc4pt0
10-13-2013, 06:32 PM
Oh heck, one more pic


http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a520/marc4pt0/Subaru/Untitled8_zps886d545b.jpg

mc2442
10-13-2013, 07:45 PM
I work for Hyundai/Kia, so that is my universe.

Currently a Sonata turbo, although switching out for an Azera in the next month or so. Late next year will switch out for a Genesis, once it is refreshed.

chuck239
10-22-2013, 02:02 AM
Here is a photo of my 1951 ford custom deluxe.... Not my daily driver but sure is my baby.

-Chuck

19593

quantumcloud509
10-22-2013, 02:20 AM
1959819597


My truck and my bike. Voila!

V1P
10-27-2013, 12:34 PM
Even though I'm not into classic cars but I can always appreciate ones that are done up nicely. Here's photos from a fellow jet black car owner.

http://i474.photobucket.com/albums/rr106/B_390_LU/IMG_0392eLarge.jpg

http://i474.photobucket.com/albums/rr106/B_390_LU/IMG_0395eLarge.jpg



Here is a photo of my 1951 ford custom deluxe.... Not my daily driver but sure is my baby.

-Chuck

19593

erikz
10-27-2013, 04:12 PM
I own a 2006 Mitsubishi Colt:

http://www.autoweek.nl/images/myauto/480/27956-1.jpg

Car isnt mine, but same color and specs. My alloys are a bit different.

I own a small car because cars are really, really expensive in the Netherlands, besides GST (21%) we also have a special tax on cars, called BPM (Belasting op Personenauto's en Motorrijwielen), or "Car, Truck and Motor tax", which is about 40% of the catalog prize. All in all, we pay about 61% more then the advertised catalog prize. My car had a catalog value of about 10k Euro, and it ended up costing me 15k+ euro. Total ripoff. Importing doesnt help, theyll levy all the taxes when you apply for license plates because you're trying to evade the BPM and GST.

SpikeC
10-27-2013, 09:29 PM
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc274/spikethebike/image-12.jpg (http://s216.photobucket.com/user/spikethebike/media/image-12.jpg.html)

After trading my BMW for a Ducati monster that was hit and ruined and replaced with another, this came into my sights.
I could not resist!

NO ChoP!
10-27-2013, 09:40 PM
Spike, didn't know you had it in ya! Cool style!

Fran Rendina
10-27-2013, 11:14 PM
Hi all I like to call her daisy. She is a 2008 vw Beatle convertible, it is babied and pampered makes me feel like a young kid when I drive her.

ecchef
10-28-2013, 12:08 AM
19726

stevenStefano
12-26-2013, 05:13 PM
Got this a couple of weeks ago. A 2011 Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/55200245/SKODA.jpg

Farrant
12-26-2013, 08:14 PM
Here's mine;

http://i.imgur.com/auxyMlL.jpg

And loaded up with my knife box;

http://i.imgur.com/88nJ4kY.jpg

crunchy
12-27-2013, 02:58 AM
2001 Cherokee 60th anniversary edition
http://i41.tinypic.com/k9hzky.jpg

RGNY
12-27-2013, 03:43 PM
'11 Subaru Forester, but mainly a 2012 All City Nature Boy bicycle until snow buildup pushes me off the shoulder.

Birnando
12-27-2013, 05:30 PM
I'm a proper tree-hugger, and loves my 2012 Prius.
Traded it for a 2009 Prius 2 years ago.
Before that Mercedes was my thing, had 11 in total if memory serves me right.
As I'm getting older I'm thinking that going back to Benz is the right move...

scott6452
12-27-2013, 06:32 PM
BMW 130i for the daily grind

http://s14.postimg.org/ql00ewp75/IMG_0554_800x600.jpg

And Triumph Street Triple R for weekend blasts

http://s14.postimg.org/7st78fz4h/IMG_0928_800x600.jpg

JHunter
12-30-2013, 05:16 PM
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/Fk4Wxgs2U5dBnFtxOMncLvxqTw7qdlHNKeH3nWovUfU=w216-h162-p-no single and fixed :doublethumbsup:

RGNY
12-30-2013, 07:05 PM
GT frame?

JHunter
12-30-2013, 07:43 PM
GT frame?
no from red2bikes actually made by Yeah

RGNY
12-30-2013, 09:51 PM
Cool.

Lexington Jim
12-30-2013, 11:59 PM
1999 Chevy Astro all wheel drive.

When my youngest kid leaves the nest I will get my 95 Honda Accord back. :D

Sam Cro
01-01-2014, 08:23 AM
Here is my Humble Lil Red !

http://imgur.com/ZlCqEe7

Sam

marc4pt0
01-01-2014, 10:57 AM
That's a beautiful job on the Mustang! Very sharp

Sam Cro
01-01-2014, 12:37 PM
Thank You Marc.

keithsaltydog
01-05-2014, 10:10 PM
Thank You Marc.

Nice Pony Sam,you must have put some coin into that ride

Chef Andy
01-05-2014, 10:24 PM
My ride is public transportation hah, I choose not to have a car. Too expensive anyways.

Sam Cro
01-05-2014, 10:40 PM
Nice Pony Sam,you must have put some coin into that ride



not to bad / much I did a bit to her lil bit that is .<Grins>

ChuckTheButcher
01-27-2014, 11:42 AM
These aren't mine. My father just got them at Barrett Jackson but you can bet you ass I will drive them. '32 ford roadster hot rod and a '53 Buick skylark. That's not my pops in the ford. Don't know who that dude is.
2190121901

kodo
01-28-2014, 02:49 AM
06 RSX http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y224/feyda/rsx3.jpg (http://s6.photobucket.com/user/feyda/media/rsx3.jpg.html)

ecchef
01-28-2014, 03:28 AM
Liking the Buick, Chuck. :thumbsup:

mt_mac
01-28-2014, 04:46 AM
2012 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab had to have something to pull the boat to the ocean up here in Alaska

xdrewsiferx
02-07-2014, 02:29 PM
Chuck that is awesome!

Ask your father if he remembers this car selling at Barrett Jackson in 2009 I think it was. If I remember right it sold for $1,700,000.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/t31/53770_10151612033410572_50582617_o.jpg

That is my father driving the car it was a 1924 Delage Torpedo GL that he fully restored and it went to win best of class at Pebble Beach.

CB1968
02-07-2014, 08:19 PM
2012 De Rosa Protos

http://i897.photobucket.com/albums/ac177/davidfanning/de_rosa_protos-1024x682_zps34621b24.jpg (http://s897.photobucket.com/user/davidfanning/media/de_rosa_protos-1024x682_zps34621b24.jpg.html)

CoqaVin
02-07-2014, 08:22 PM
kind of wish I did not have a car

panda
02-08-2014, 06:46 AM
http://i.huffpost.com/gen/922402/thumbs/o-MONKEYS-RIDE-DOGS-570.jpg?6

ecchef
02-08-2014, 07:53 AM
Panda...what the hell is that!?:tease:

panda
02-08-2014, 08:02 AM
k9 vehicle

ecchef
02-08-2014, 09:56 AM
That's the angriest monkey I've ever seen.

gavination
02-08-2014, 03:31 PM
That's the angriest monkey I've ever seen.

Well... he *is* strapped in what looks like a straight jacket to the back of a dog chasing a goat...

I'm sure he'd rather be this guy: http://youtube.com/watch?v=Y6fug4pzU4Q

:lol:

gunnerjohn
02-09-2014, 01:39 AM
2007 Chevy 2500HD Duramax Crew Cab in black. Sporting the wonderful studded snow tires right now and we need them lately.

EdipisReks
07-18-2014, 01:32 AM
http://i.imgur.com/bIr5RnF.jpg

Just got it yesterday: 2011 GTI (nav/sunroof) in Tornado Red. Sure is a lot sportier than the (now my wife's) Prius. Also, in a nod to the 2000 VR6 GTI I used to own, a button quit working the day after I bought it, even though it only has 28k miles on it. It's the three door version, with DSG (I can't row my own too well, these days, due to the leg with the titanium rod and 12 bolts and the screwed up ankle and knee).

Matus
07-18-2014, 05:05 AM
After 10 years with 1.6i Skoda Octavia we got Subaru Outback 2.0D CVT last autumn. I really enjoy driving it even if unpaved roads are scarce in Germany :)

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3784/10931328084_0a3c720aaf_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hDXUZS)

AFKitchenknivesguy
07-24-2014, 12:31 AM
http://i559.photobucket.com/albums/ss35/jherm77/20140703_124225_zpsc319bfc0.jpg

http://i559.photobucket.com/albums/ss35/jherm77/20140703_124115_zpsd27e40cb.jpg

http://i559.photobucket.com/albums/ss35/jherm77/20140723_183641_zpsc889f8d8.jpg

http://i559.photobucket.com/albums/ss35/jherm77/20140723_183632_zps3aca259b.jpg

ecchef
07-24-2014, 03:24 AM
Nice, Jason! Looking into picking up an old VFR 400 just for screwing around on weekends.