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    1. As soon as the Model III hits pre-order, I think...

      As soon as the Model III hits pre-order, I think we will be in. I will sell the GTI and we will have a TDI/electric car fleet.

      After driving a Model S, I'm sold. I just want something with a...
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      Don't forget: -Mercedes -Peugeots...

      Don't forget:

      -Mercedes
      -Peugeots
      -Mitsubushi TD's
      -Escort

      Did the S10 really have a diesel in it at one point?

      There were a lot of diesels in that era. Many of them (Peugeot, VW,...
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      I remember my dad test driving a used big GM...

      I remember my dad test driving a used big GM wagon with the 5.7D when I was a kid.

      He floored it, and it struggled to attain any amount of speed while spewing a cloud of black smoke. I remember...
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      Tell me about it. When I told the PO of my car...

      Tell me about it. When I told the PO of my car that the water pump needed to be replaced, his reply was, "They just told me it was leaking a bit." Uh, no. That means you need to replace it. And also,...
    5. I expect those are Wolfrace wheels, also found on...

      I expect those are Wolfrace wheels, also found on Lotus Esprits of the day.

      Very interesting car, David. I've never heard of it. Thanks once again for sharing!
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      I didn't realize they were that heavy. Wow. I...

      I didn't realize they were that heavy. Wow. I guess all of that bespoke engineering couldn't be counterbalanced by the CF...

      Still a very cool car though. And fantastic to see one put through it's...
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      They do look good with the wider hips. Less soap...

      They do look good with the wider hips. Less soap bubble-y.
    8. David, I like you. I do. But we are going to have...

      David, I like you. I do. But we are going to have to agree to disagree on this. :D

      Last Car2Go I drove had 20k on it. Admittedly those are hard city miles, but what other kind are there for a...
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      Poll: Why not just go FI with your current motor? ...

      Why not just go FI with your current motor?

      That's a robust motor, fits the chassis, and sounds fantastic, and can easily put out much more power.
    10. Cloth FTW.

      Cloth FTW.
    11. I drive them regularly through Car2Go. I love...

      I drive them regularly through Car2Go.

      I love the service, and love that I can park one nearly anywhere.

      I loathe the way they drive.

      There is nothing good about them apart from: 1) The...
    12. Said nobody. Ever. Especially in 3.1L/AT...

      Said nobody. Ever.

      Especially in 3.1L/AT form, which relegates the GTZ designation to little more than a body kit over that horrifically bad interior.
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      Serious question: this is still sold in the US...

      Serious question: this is still sold in the US market?
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      Meh. Unless it's cosmetically pristine? Pass....

      Meh. Unless it's cosmetically pristine? Pass. It's due (or overdue) for a lot of things, starting with that chain tensioner ramp. I'd immediately pull the cam cover and replace that...and while I'm...
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      Any idea why it overheated? I've been told...

      Any idea why it overheated?

      I've been told that the flashing coolant light is referred to as the "Replace Engine Light" by M96 experts.
    16. I didn't realize Durametric works on OBD1 cars....

      I didn't realize Durametric works on OBD1 cars. Interesting. Same version?
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      Agree, there are a LOT of cars broken for parts...

      Agree, there are a LOT of cars broken for parts that provide great upgrades/replacement parts.

      Toughest things to get used are uncracked dashboards, working clocks, mint rear hatches that don't...
    18. Durametric is the watercooled Porsche version of...

      Durametric is the watercooled Porsche version of Ross-Tech software + hardware cable, effectively a reverse-engineered version of the official Porsche diagnostic tool with about 80-85% of the...
    19. There's already a smoking hole in the middle...

      There's already a smoking hole in the middle of--oh **** it, I'm off to Pelican's site now :facepalm:
    20. Wow. What a stunning part of the continent. I'll...

      Wow. What a stunning part of the continent. I'll have to get up there someday. Thank you so much for sharing.
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