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      09-05-2012 05:58 PM #106
      Quote Originally Posted by Old Windy View Post
      THIS!!!! Not only I'm crossing my fingers that you buy it, But you will get to have your own reality show based around doing menial daily tasks around town.... That is until you get on behnd the well of the S8 and the show is transformed into 60 minutes of Ronin type car chases.....
      Show ends when you get home from the adventure style drive to the grocery shop, just to bring home a bag of Whiskas Cat food....
      Please send me a treatment or at least a decent script. Storyboards will also be accepted.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Jrod511 View Post
      If I could do one thing with a DeLorean it would be to give Vad's parents a condom.
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      Do you want to be known as the guy who makes worse automotive decisions than VadGTI?

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      09-05-2012 06:01 PM #107
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      At least 3/4-hearted, for Vad's Hollywood Tours of Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams®. Hell, I very nearly traded the S60R for a restored one .


      I'm still thinking about it .
      dont get a shadow2. get an early one with chrome bumpers and picnic tables for the back seat... otherwise... where will your passengers eat their finger food

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      09-05-2012 06:04 PM #108
      The ultimate answer to the question/statement posted in the thread title is:

      Any of them about which he creates a thread in TCL.

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      09-05-2012 06:06 PM #109
      gonna look something like this?

      except with german cars?

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      09-05-2012 06:08 PM #110
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      It's funny you say that. I did drive it and it was a hell of a lot more responsive than the Volvo. Much lighter on its feet than the S60R, even with 3 TCLers + the seller on board. Still, I was ambivalent, since, on paper, the S60R and the S8 are pretty evenly matched, the mileage is similar, the MPG is similar, etc. The Volvo also "looks" newer.

      Then, I spent the better part of an hour watching (listening to?) to S8+exhaust videos on YouTube . I think that sealed it.

      This one was replayed many times:

      I still have the M3 for canyon carving/track/fun stuff. The S8 seems like it would be a decent daily, especially with that noise. GOD THAT NOISE! THAT NOISE!

      (I need a Kleenex)
      My B6 S4 had a no res/crossover Milltek exhaust with Milltek catless downpipes (necked down section removed) plus a K&N panel filter. Again I think that's what sold me.

      It didn't however compare to my LS1 Corvettes with a Corsa pace car and Borla straight pipes.

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      09-05-2012 06:19 PM #111
      Quote Originally Posted by choochoo View Post
      gonna look something like this?

      except with german cars?
      Did I miss another SoCal TCL GTG?
      :gift:

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      09-05-2012 06:26 PM #112
      Quote Originally Posted by BltByKrmn View Post
      Do you still have that crazy van?
      The van is long gone. And sorely missed.

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      09-05-2012 06:28 PM #113
      Quote Originally Posted by choochoo View Post
      gonna look something like this?

      except with german cars?
      I am ashamed to admit that many moons ago I knew at least three of the individuals in that photo from the "drifting" and "canyons" scene. One is currently in prison (maybe out by now) for carjacking a Z06 just to see how one drives.

      Quality people, those.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Jrod511 View Post
      If I could do one thing with a DeLorean it would be to give Vad's parents a condom.
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      Do you want to be known as the guy who makes worse automotive decisions than VadGTI?

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      09-05-2012 06:40 PM #114
      Quote Originally Posted by BltByKrmn View Post
      My B6 S4 had a no res/crossover Milltek exhaust with Milltek catless downpipes (necked down section removed) plus a K&N panel filter. Again I think that's what sold me.

      It didn't however compare to my LS1 Corvettes with a Corsa pace car and Borla straight pipes.
      I wouldn't want to spend the $1400 for the Milltek (assuming the purchase happens). Think something similar can be replicated with a removed resonator and an aftermarket muffler? I saw a video with a Magnaflow but it was too... Well, too "American"-sounding. Not sure what his actual setup was.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Jrod511 View Post
      If I could do one thing with a DeLorean it would be to give Vad's parents a condom.
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      Do you want to be known as the guy who makes worse automotive decisions than VadGTI?

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      09-05-2012 07:05 PM #115
      Quote Originally Posted by ValveCoverGasket View Post
      dont get a shadow2. get an early one with chrome bumpers and picnic tables for the back seat... otherwise... where will your passengers eat their finger food
      Just buy a new Passat so that they have real leg room in the back seat.
      Lately I have been testing "tip-in events". Just the tip-in. Just to see how it feels. Response time is typically on the order of 2-3 seconds. Sometimes the injection timing is a little off...

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      09-05-2012 07:07 PM #116
      Quote Originally Posted by Jason4 View Post
      Just buy a new Passat so that they have real leg room in the back seat.
      also true. way roomier than any shadow ive sat in. by a huge margin.

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      09-05-2012 07:20 PM #117
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      One is currently in prison (maybe out by now) for carjacking a Z06 just to see how one drives.
      My money is on the fella far right.

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      09-05-2012 07:22 PM #118
      Quote Originally Posted by Lwize View Post
      Did I miss another SoCal TCL GTG?
      No, there is a girl in this photo. Can't possibly be TCL GTG.

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      09-05-2012 07:33 PM #119
      VadGTI for TCLFOTD President!
      Quote Originally Posted by Kyle C
      The world runs on marketing, and in the case of winter tires Subaru has proven beyond a reasonable doubt that any round, rubber-ish object that holds a bit of air and passes as a tire will get you through the snow just fine, but only if it is attached to a vehicle with AWD/4WD.

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      09-05-2012 07:36 PM #120
      Quote Originally Posted by TigerinColorado View Post
      VadGTI for TCLFOTD President!
      I accept!

      Quote Originally Posted by bzcat View Post
      No, there is a girl in this photo. Can't possibly be TCL GTG.
      Truth.

      Quote Originally Posted by hipster. View Post
      My money is on the fella far right.
      Close.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Jrod511 View Post
      If I could do one thing with a DeLorean it would be to give Vad's parents a condom.
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      Do you want to be known as the guy who makes worse automotive decisions than VadGTI?

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      09-05-2012 07:36 PM #121
      Quote Originally Posted by bzcat View Post
      No, there is a girl in this photo. Can't possibly be TCL GTG.
      She looks like she was "hired" for the GTG.
      :gift:

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      09-05-2012 08:10 PM #122
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      At least 3/4-hearted, for Vad's Hollywood Tours of Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams®. Hell, I very nearly traded the S60R for a restored one .

      I'm still thinking about it .
      It's the drunken car shopping. I mean we all want to do this, I know I do, but something always stops me from doing it.
      Touareg Hybrids are pretty nice, and the warm fuzzies I felt while driving the hybrid was actually the fingers of all of the German tax payers trying to reach into my wallet to get their money back. (Brendan@bwalkauto)

      Quote Originally Posted by Wellington P Funk View Post
      Simpleton? I think you've both got me mixed up with someone else.

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      09-05-2012 11:11 PM #123
      Quote Originally Posted by Lwize View Post
      Did I miss another SoCal TCL GTG?
      Not enough moobage.

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      Also, wow, those swede speed guys were dicks. I actually sympathized with vad. It was weird.
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      09-06-2012 12:40 AM #124
      There are other fish in the sea......

      http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv...236803935.html
      how come a transvestite donkey witch is next to you and why is it wearing a dress?

      Say 'what' again. Say 'what' again, I dare you, I double dare you mother****er, say what one more goddamn time!

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      09-06-2012 01:10 AM #125
      Quote Originally Posted by what View Post
      There are other fish in the sea......

      http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv...236803935.html
      2001 S8, 140K miles, clean title and no bumper to repair?
      $6,999 seems reasonable -- about the price of a used 2001 Civic in SoCal...
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      09-06-2012 02:11 AM #126
      Quote Originally Posted by what View Post
      There are other fish in the sea......

      http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv...236803935.html
      I like that it still has the hang tag from the shop it just got back from in the pictures.
      Also, those expire tabs. . . . SMOG?
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      09-06-2012 10:00 AM #127
      Quote Originally Posted by nm+ View Post
      I like that it still has the hang tag from the shop it just got back from in the pictures.
      Also, those expire tabs. . . . SMOG?
      Black on black is a much better color scheme as well

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      09-06-2012 01:22 PM #128
      Quote Originally Posted by nm+ View Post
      I like that it still has the hang tag from the shop it just got back from in the pictures.
      Also, those expire tabs. . . . SMOG?
      Could be just old pictures...

      The other S8 Vad went to look at needed smog too so that's not different. The non-broken bumper is worth $1,500 more though.

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      09-06-2012 01:28 PM #129
      Quote Originally Posted by bzcat View Post
      Could be just old pictures...

      The other S8 Vad went to look at needed smog too so that's not different. The non-broken bumper is worth $1,500 more though.
      But no rebuilt transmission and no mention of t-belt .

      Black interior looks 100x better, though.
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      If I could do one thing with a DeLorean it would be to give Vad's parents a condom.
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      09-06-2012 02:48 PM #130
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      But no rebuilt transmission and no mention of t-belt .

      Black interior looks 100x better, though.
      Set up an appt and we will look at it this weekend since it is in the 818. Maybe after I act as a taxi service to get your ass to Fontana to drive Porsches.
      how come a transvestite donkey witch is next to you and why is it wearing a dress?

      Say 'what' again. Say 'what' again, I dare you, I double dare you mother****er, say what one more goddamn time!

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      09-06-2012 02:50 PM #131
      Quote Originally Posted by what View Post
      Set up an appt and we will look at it this weekend since it is in the 818. Maybe after I act as a taxi service to get your ass to Fontana to drive Porsches.
      I hope you're being compensated nicely for your services

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      09-06-2012 02:51 PM #132
      Quote Originally Posted by Lwize View Post
      2001 S8, 140K miles, clean title and no bumper to repair?
      $6,999 seems reasonable -- about the price of a used 2001 Civic in SoCal...
      What's a 2006 Civic with 115k that needs a new hood worth? I may have one that I would like to replace with an S8.
      how come a transvestite donkey witch is next to you and why is it wearing a dress?

      Say 'what' again. Say 'what' again, I dare you, I double dare you mother****er, say what one more goddamn time!

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      09-06-2012 02:57 PM #133
      Quote Originally Posted by choochoo View Post
      I hope you're being compensated nicely for your services
      One McMuffin, egg only.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Jrod511 View Post
      If I could do one thing with a DeLorean it would be to give Vad's parents a condom.
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      09-06-2012 02:58 PM #134
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      One McMuffin, egg only.
      Two McMuffins with egg and cheese only plus a McCafe Beverage of my choice and lunch, or I leave you in Fontana.
      how come a transvestite donkey witch is next to you and why is it wearing a dress?

      Say 'what' again. Say 'what' again, I dare you, I double dare you mother****er, say what one more goddamn time!

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      09-06-2012 03:01 PM #135
      Without the ham or bacon, its not really a McMuffin, now is it?

      Seems many of you live in a dreamworld of magic...
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      09-06-2012 03:04 PM #136
      Quote Originally Posted by Lwize View Post
      Without the ham or bacon, its not really a McMuffin, now is it?

      Seems many of you live in a dreamworld of magic...
      It's what ever the **** I want to call it, got it?!

      In that case, we are stopping at Tommys and I'll have two of their egg and cheese sandwiches with pickles and tomato and the starbucks venti $5 "coffee drink" of my choice and lunch.

      Larry isn't helping you Vad.
      how come a transvestite donkey witch is next to you and why is it wearing a dress?

      Say 'what' again. Say 'what' again, I dare you, I double dare you mother****er, say what one more goddamn time!

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      09-06-2012 03:13 PM #137
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      But no rebuilt transmission and no mention of t-belt .

      Black interior looks 100x better, though.
      They don't get to 140k miles without a transmission rebuilt or 2 so I think that goes without saying.

      Black on black is much better.

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      09-06-2012 03:14 PM #138
      Quote Originally Posted by what View Post
      Larry isn't helping you Vad.
      Did you think this thread was about helping Vad?

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      09-06-2012 03:18 PM #139
      There's a difference between helping Vad and enabling Vad.
      I'm here to help...

      That Tommy's sandwich sounds good. But for the real deal, you have to procure it from the original hut at Beverly & Rampart. Otherwise, it's just a sandwich.
      :gift:

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      09-06-2012 03:42 PM #140
      Holy crap, that Swedespeed thread is a disaster. Solid moderating job done in that thread.

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