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    1. Have you run the BFG's? Would they equal good ol'...

      Have you run the BFG's? Would they equal good ol' P6 Pirelli's in performance?

      That 'all-season' rating makes me wonder.
    2. 185-60's.

      185-60's.
    3. 14" tire recommendation for Mk2 on stock alloy wheels?

      I've run out of hoarded P6 Pirelli's. ;)

      ....looking through the options, I'm not seeing anything available new from a premium maker like Pirelli, Michelin, etc., just a lot of asian no-names....
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      With Mk3 struts on my Mk2, I'm running studded...

      With Mk3 struts on my Mk2, I'm running studded 175-80r-14's on the front with only minimal fender rubbing on bumpy turns. They're the largest that'll fit under the struts' lower spring seat without...
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      All you wack bit@hes can s@ck it...

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLGrXGEMOSo :laugh:

      "...couldn't enjoy it any more, Ma."

      Post you favorite 'car conflicted' movie clips, as well!:)
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      Yeah but, you know, spank material is so...

      Yeah but, you know, spank material is so personal.:D
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      Good call; that vs. the Volvo was a no-brainer....

      Good call; that vs. the Volvo was a no-brainer. Welcome to the Terrordome...


      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWTE1Uj9Z8c
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      Fellow 'weight weenie' here. On cars, it's not...

      Fellow 'weight weenie' here. On cars, it's not the rotational weight that matters, it's the 'unsprung'. Makes a huge difference in the ride and suspension function. Just change over from steel...
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      I'm conflicted here. I hate vehicle...

      I'm conflicted here.

      I hate vehicle regulation when it impinges on design, but not on the safe operation of vehicles already on the road.:(

      ....seen too many people driving things that...
    10. I'm familiar with the older ones, which are a...

      I'm familiar with the older ones, which are a great choice, and I usually hate every new vehicle. V6's are ok, but the four's are fantastic, and hold together well. I don't know anyone who got one...
    11. ....you should stop posting so often, then. :D

      ....you should stop posting so often, then. :D
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      Start with the basics; 1. Body on chassis, i.e.,...

      Start with the basics;
      1. Body on chassis, i.e., 'truck-suv'
      2. Unibody w/ AWD; i.e., 'overbuilt car'

      ....anything within those two categories is more alike than not.
    13. Butthurt much? Those are all positive...

      Butthurt much? Those are all positive attributes...;)
    14. Depreciate? Disappoint their owners? Provide...

      Depreciate? Disappoint their owners? Provide teenagers with 'Grandma cars'?
    15. If you do your alignment with the spacers in...

      If you do your alignment with the spacers in place, you can eliminate most of the change in 'feel', but yes, you do put added strain on the bearings. I change between standard steel VW offset (38...
    16. http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l626/benenglis...

      http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l626/benenglishtx/final-sticker_zps1e0e8a55.jpg
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      Target fixation, or......mystery spot! I kid...

      Target fixation, or......mystery spot!

      I kid you not, there was this one corner I used to ride that was a total freak show. Whatever combination of rise, curve, camber, and pavement was going on-...
    18. I'll foul the punchbowl... Noticed the same...

      I'll foul the punchbowl...

      Noticed the same thing as you a few years ago and did the research. Basically, they 'explode' @ 120k, and the parts are not easy to source at a good price. They're based...
    19. Sorry. It's a super, double secret only available...

      Sorry. It's a super, double secret only available to people who's 'Swedish' cars only speak Japanese (or Engrish 'anime speak'). It is fun to see people notice it and do a double take, wondering if...
    20. ...not to forget the obvious; if this is for your...

      ...not to forget the obvious; if this is for your Jeep, you need some variant of this;

      https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/f3/47/6a/f3476a8293650384d21579c2d6b5cc68.jpg

      Had one on my...
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