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Forum: General Automotive 11-14-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,469
Views: 494,515
Posted By jcp123
Pontiac GTO, the American Holden.

Pontiac GTO, the American Holden.
Forum: General Automotive 11-14-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 160,808
Posted By jcp123
Elon Musk is still trading on the slavish...

Elon Musk is still trading on the slavish goodwill of his fans. Anyone else would have gone down the toilet a long time ago. Tesla, however, still has time.

Honestly, I in no way believe that cars...
Forum: User's rides 07-10-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,028
Posted By jcp123
On the upside, if you do go looking again, the...

On the upside, if you do go looking again, the sheer number of cheap stick Subie Legacy and Forester wagons is staggering, at least in Texas. Then again, we don't have the salt problems you guys up...
Forum: General Automotive 07-10-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 160,808
Posted By jcp123
Seems like cars are marching towards being...

Seems like cars are marching towards being appliances. Electric power steering, those idiotic iPad screens, the agonizing death of stick, the varying degrees of autonomous driving functions.

Will...
Forum: User's rides 07-10-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,801
Posted By jcp123
Hmm, looks nice enough. Been a while since I've...

Hmm, looks nice enough. Been a while since I've even thought about Ssangyongs.
Forum: Car comparison 07-07-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 85,660
Posted By jcp123
Ferrari 250GTE and the Lincoln Continental Mark...

Ferrari 250GTE and the Lincoln Continental Mark II jump to mind. Also, I think the Miura looks stunning, the Aston DB4/5 and almost everything bodied by Figoni and Falaschi as well.
Forum: User's rides 07-07-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,541
Posted By jcp123
Nope, ended up being a problem child, I dropped...

Nope, ended up being a problem child, I dropped that thing like it was a hot rock. Good thing too, as last time I looked around the scene, the depreciation was awful and all of the SVT-specific...
Forum: User's rides 06-30-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,541
Posted By jcp123
Ah, this pile of bolts. I look back on this...

Ah, this pile of bolts.

I look back on this car and think of it as my favorite mistake.
Forum: User's rides 06-30-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,881
Posted By jcp123
Congrats on the engagement! Don't feel bad,...

Congrats on the engagement!

Don't feel bad, my driveway currently hosts a minivan and a 20 year old Civic.
Forum: Car comparison 06-30-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,025
Posted By jcp123
Right now, it's this: '58 Chevy wagon....

Right now, it's this:

'58 Chevy wagon. Period kustom. 235" six with mild cam, Corvette Blue Flame induction, split manifold with dual Smithy's pipes, three on the tree with B-W overdrive box....
Forum: Miscellaneous 04-17-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 156,973
Posted By jcp123
16 plugs in them Hemis...expensive iridium plugs...

16 plugs in them Hemis...expensive iridium plugs at that. No thanks.

Drove my Dad's pickup again...I like it less and less every time I drive it.
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 04-15-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,080
Posted By jcp123
A shame. I'd love to have one...

A shame. I'd love to have one...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 04-15-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,616
Posted By jcp123
That's the neatest little car I've never heard...

That's the neatest little car I've never heard of...
Forum: Miscellaneous 04-07-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 156,973
Posted By jcp123
I've been driving a bunch of mostly-10-speed,...

I've been driving a bunch of mostly-10-speed, mostly Detroit Diesel Series 60-powered mostly-Freightliners. Truck driving school. Yep, my next vocation. There's a lot to absorb about driving one of...
Forum: Miscellaneous 04-07-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 131,528
Posted By jcp123
So is km/l the preferred method to list fuel...

So is km/l the preferred method to list fuel consumption now?
Forum: General Automotive 04-06-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,964
Posted By jcp123
Agreed on Volvo wagons - bad dudes in dowdy...

Agreed on Volvo wagons - bad dudes in dowdy clothing! For me it's the quintessential sleeper.
Forum: Car comparison 04-06-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 55,654
Posted By jcp123
Colombo V12s are also a go-to for me when I need...

Colombo V12s are also a go-to for me when I need some sonic sex. It's honestly pretty hard to top. But, I do like the flat rumble of a small block Chevy...an engine I'd never own just because it's so...
Forum: Miscellaneous 04-06-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 131,528
Posted By jcp123
Zeroing in on that 5l/100km mark. Last two tanks...

Zeroing in on that 5l/100km mark. Last two tanks were just on either side of that number.
Forum: Miscellaneous 04-06-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,698
Posted By jcp123
I vaguely remember being in our motorhome, if...

I vaguely remember being in our motorhome, if that counts. And the '65 Electra and '64 (I think?) 912 my Dad had as projects he never made any headway on.
Forum: Miscellaneous 04-06-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,285
Posted By jcp123
Oh the boneheaded things I have said here...

Oh the boneheaded things I have said here...
Forum: User's rides 12-24-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 24,940
Posted By jcp123
If I let the battery discharge a little bit, the...

If I let the battery discharge a little bit, the alternator whine makes it sound like I have a turbo...
Forum: Website discussion 12-24-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,453
Posted By jcp123
Ha, I love those die pill ads where they...

Ha, I love those die pill ads where they gratuitously say "if your weight loss is too dramatic, please take half the dose..."

...anyone falling for that? Obviously they are...
Forum: General Automotive 12-24-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 160,808
Posted By jcp123
Luxury I understand. Performance I halfway...

Luxury I understand. Performance I halfway understand. It just...feels weird.
Forum: Classic cars 12-24-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,205
Posted By jcp123
Willys Jeepster, I think...

Willys Jeepster, I think...
Forum: General Automotive 12-24-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 160,808
Posted By jcp123
Outside of the US, manuals are almost a cultural...

Outside of the US, manuals are almost a cultural thing.

But take a look at the high-line cars which are no longer even offering a manual...DSG-type transmissions as well as the ZF 8-speed are...
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