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    1. Excellent.... for me at least I've been trying...

      Excellent.... for me at least

      I've been trying to pick up an off-lease A6 for the past 6 months but prices are outrageous.

      And nope I don't care that my 10+ year "trade in" also takes a hit as...
    2. Thread: Beach and Rust

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      Seattle isn't like what they are describing....

      Seattle isn't like what they are describing. Seattle is on Puget sound with a much less salt content than the ocean. Even with all the rain and the slightly salty Puget Sound we don't have rust...
    3. In my personal opinion, I would be open to paying...

      In my personal opinion, I would be open to paying more in gas taxes IF the money was used to actually fix problems and reduce congestion. Instead traffic only gets worse and the money they do spend...
    4. This. Here's a quick 30 second google search...

      This. Here's a quick 30 second google search graph. But you will see that the amount of the cost directly tied to the gasoline is relatively similar around the world. It is mainly the tax that...
    5. Agree 100%. I work at a company that supplies...

      Agree 100%.

      I work at a company that supplies government.... oh my god the waste I see on a daily basis is RIDICULOUS. Yet they can't figure out how to cut waste.... oh I don't know, maybe fire...
    6. Yes because the fuel tax is a flat fee instead of...

      Yes because the fuel tax is a flat fee instead of a percent - as the price goes up the tax does not. Also cars have become more fuel efficient (many as a result of government mandate). Combining the...
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      Poll: For some reason I absolutely HATE the Miura's...

      For some reason I absolutely HATE the Miura's looks.

      Daytona for me
      http://newartcars.com/data_images/models/ferrari-daytona/ferrari-daytona-05.jpg
    8. 2 of my favorites ...

      2 of my favorites

      http://bringatrailer.com/wp-content/plugins/PostviaEmail/images/1977_Euro_model_308GT4_For_Sale_Front_resize.jpg...
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      That was my point. Thanks for reinforcing it. ...

      That was my point. Thanks for reinforcing it.

      It is hard to tell year. They are legos so it is very easy to swap out parts with newer vehicles. It is hard to spot the newer parts because they...
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      Not BS. Have you been around one or sat in one? ...

      Not BS. Have you been around one or sat in one?


      They all rust after a couple years in the UK. Take a 1988 and give it a paint job and sit it next to a 1998 and you won't be able to tell the...
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      Um... you have seen a Defender right? You...

      Um... you have seen a Defender right?

      You realize that they changed VERY little in over 30 years

      An average Land Rover enthusiast even has a hard time ID'ing the year of a defender.
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      It is not exactly that simple. Yes totally legal...

      It is not exactly that simple. Yes totally legal to import after 25 years IF the vehicle is 100% original. I mean engine/tranny/frame/doors, etc. 100%.

      Now the problem is, these cars are like...
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      So dumb. Customs get the opportunity to...

      So dumb.

      Customs get the opportunity to inspect EVERY vehicle imported into this country. If they failed to do their work correctly and allowed the importation of a vehicle that was not in...
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      Nope nope nope. It needs to be in front of me to...

      Nope nope nope. It needs to be in front of me to buy it. If you wanted it in a more natural eye-line, it can be at the same level but actually in front of the driver. I can't stand it in the prius or...
    15. Mostly these Disco II's If you own a disco II...

      Mostly these Disco II's

      If you own a disco II it isn't IF they will blow the gasket it is WHEN. Sort of like Subaru ownership :laugh:


      Honestly if it were me, go get the latest Disco I you can...
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      Looks like a real CT disco (or someone did a...

      Looks like a real CT disco (or someone did a great job, IE internal roll cage). Anyone know the history on it?
    17. And there's your answer :D

      And there's your answer :D
    18. Why do you believe the 968 is the better choice...

      Why do you believe the 968 is the better choice over a Boxster S?
    19. Interesting that it is a 2 stroke - although it...

      Interesting that it is a 2 stroke - although it would have to be as there wouldn't be any way to get it to do another stroke without a "bang" on the opposite end.... hum.....
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      Buy a 90's Toyota pickup with the 22RE (4...

      Buy a 90's Toyota pickup with the 22RE (4 cylinder) and 5 speed.

      Won't be fast, but it will be the ultimate in reliability.
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