Username or Email Address
Do you already have an account?
Forgot your password?
  • Log in or Sign up

    VWVortex


    Links back to The Car Lounge (opens in same window)
    Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
    Results 36 to 70 of 106

    Thread: I would get brand "X", but except for...........

    1. Member Ghost85's Avatar
      Join Date
      Aug 11th, 2006
      Location
      Wareham, MA
      Posts
      1,836
      Vehicles
      99 Subaru Impreza OBS, 84 Chevy Monte Carlo
      10-08-2012 07:31 AM #36
      Quote Originally Posted by clarisamin View Post
      I don't think Subaru are for gays. It was indeed a cool one and we have it. Don't think of other people. Think of yourself and enjoy having one.
      It was a joke, he drives a Forester.

      I'd buy an older Honda, but I've sat in a few and just don't fit..
      Current Car: 99' Subaru Impreza Outback Sport
      Project Car: 84' Chevy Monte Carlo
      Past Cars: 84' Buick Regal, 87' Olds' Cutlass Supreme Brougham, 87' Monte Carlo SS, 91' Toyota Corolla

    2. Member
      Join Date
      Sep 24th, 2001
      Location
      Colorado
      Posts
      1,816
      Vehicles
      2011 CC Silverado (Truck Nuts Free)
      10-08-2012 07:53 AM #37
      I would buy a BMW, but I left Philly over a year a go and no longer am I a complete douche bag. Also I don't like tanning.

    3. Member
      Join Date
      Apr 29th, 2007
      Location
      Chicago
      Posts
      1,543
      Vehicles
      2013 Volvo C30 6mt
      10-08-2012 09:43 AM #38
      Quote Originally Posted by dirtyfingers View Post
      Hyundai / Kia: I would have bought one had they offered a spare tire kit option.
      I also want to add:

      Ford: I would have considered a Focus or Fiesta if they offered a three door hatch option.

      Chevrolet: I would have considered a Cruze had they offered a hatch or wagon option.

      Mini: If the reliability didn't suck so bad.

    4. Banned
      Join Date
      Mar 8th, 2011
      Location
      Bellevue Hospital Center
      Posts
      8,720
      10-08-2012 10:09 AM #39
      Quote Originally Posted by 2.0TJett View Post
      Just got to think about $/Quality
      You mean $ = ridiculous maintenance costs and stuff going wrong all the time.

    5. Member Smigelski's Avatar
      Join Date
      Dec 9th, 2008
      Location
      Annapolis, MD
      Posts
      4,267
      Vehicles
      Weekday sports car, weekend sports car, and a suburban homeowner special
      10-08-2012 10:52 AM #40
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      I would get a Subaru but I hear they are only for the gays.
      I have a BRZ and a Miata. Is there anything else I can get to make a trifecta?
      Last edited by Smigelski; 10-08-2012 at 10:59 AM.

    6. Member Fettes Brot's Avatar
      Join Date
      May 25th, 2001
      Location
      Calgary, AB
      Posts
      5,140
      Vehicles
      1998 Volvo V70 T5M, 2013 Honda Odyssey Touring
      10-08-2012 11:00 AM #41
      I would get a Mini if it weren't for this:


      I would get a Subaru if it weren't for this:


      I would get a BMW or an Audi if it weren't for this:
      Volvo Expert/Master Tech

    7. Member redshift's Avatar
      Join Date
      May 22nd, 2002
      Location
      Out in the trees. Suburbia can suck it.
      Posts
      11,155
      Vehicles
      '14 WRX, '07 MX-5, '03 Silverado
      10-08-2012 11:57 AM #42
      Quote Originally Posted by Smigelski View Post
      I have a BRZ and a Miata. Is there anything else I can get to make a trifecta?
      I have a WRX and 2 Miatas. So, yeah.
      1000101010101...001011001...2

    8. Banned seadoo2006's Avatar
      Join Date
      Feb 4th, 2008
      Location
      Mayfield Heights, OH
      Posts
      4,871
      Vehicles
      04 Audi S4 Avant 6MT
      10-08-2012 12:02 PM #43
      I would buy another VAG product, but they don't see TDI + AWD as a viable option for the US Market ...

      /if they did, well ...


    9. Member clutchrider's Avatar
      Join Date
      Dec 10th, 2010
      Location
      Connecticut
      Posts
      4,587
      Vehicles
      2012 GLI
      10-08-2012 01:24 PM #44
      I'd get a Nissan Maxima, except the CVT is a complete joke and the car needs a 6MT and DSG type options.

      I'd would get an Acura, if their design language didn't suck so much.

    10. Member Tiny Voices's Avatar
      Join Date
      Apr 25th, 2011
      Location
      Ellicott City, MD
      Posts
      983
      Vehicles
      04 G35 coupe 6MT
      10-08-2012 01:37 PM #45
      I would buy another Volkswagen but there aren't anymore coilpacks left for replacement on this planet because my mk4 used them all.

      I would also buy a FC rx7 but apex seals scare me.
      8v Society #372

    11. Member carlos_miami's Avatar
      Join Date
      Mar 5th, 2004
      Location
      Miami / Santo Domingo
      Posts
      1,435
      Vehicles
      W210 E55 , R53 S
      10-08-2012 01:38 PM #46
      Obligatory "I would get an AMG Benz, but no manual."

    12. Member Smigelski's Avatar
      Join Date
      Dec 9th, 2008
      Location
      Annapolis, MD
      Posts
      4,267
      Vehicles
      Weekday sports car, weekend sports car, and a suburban homeowner special
      10-08-2012 01:45 PM #47
      Quote Originally Posted by carlos_miami View Post
      Obligatory "I would get an AMG Benz, but no manual."
      There are a bunch of cars I wouldn't mid having except for the lack of a manual transmission.

    13. Member 03GTI4Me's Avatar
      Join Date
      Feb 24th, 2003
      Location
      NorCal
      Posts
      2,015
      Vehicles
      Jetta GLI; Acura RDX
      10-08-2012 01:48 PM #48
      I would buy a Mercedes C Class but they don't offer the sexy things in manual anymore..

      That, and the fact that the 2002 C320 my parents had spent a week in the shop every 5,000 miles and every electrical component on that vehicle failed and required a home refinance to fund the repair.

    14. 10-08-2012 01:51 PM #49
      Quote Originally Posted by 2.0TJett View Post
      There's a lot of people on this car lounge that like hyundai damn ugly cars and every time i get in one it feels like its ready to fall apart same thing with toyota,honda,kia and as i would like to think Subaru is better there just not. Id just buy 4MATIC C-Class and call it a day..
      I think proper sentence structure is a pre-requisite for a Benz, unless it's a 1988 190e and you wear the hood ornament around your neck.

      Sorry.

    15. Member BRZ's Avatar
      Join Date
      Mar 7th, 2005
      Location
      SWO
      Posts
      2,719
      Vehicles
      '05 330cic ZHP
      10-08-2012 01:55 PM #50
      Quote Originally Posted by carlos_miami View Post
      Obligatory "I would get an AMG Benz, but no manual."
      Quote Originally Posted by Smigelski View Post
      There are a bunch of cars I wouldn't mid having except for the lack of a manual transmission.
      Click on this thread expecting 50% of the post to be: "I would get model X, but it isn't offered in manual."

    16. Member Pool Runner's Avatar
      Join Date
      Aug 16th, 2009
      Location
      Nor Cal
      Posts
      3,350
      Vehicles
      '13 Outback 2.5i Limited SAP, '13 Ford F-150, Screw, FX4, EcoBoost
      10-08-2012 04:49 PM #51
      Quote Originally Posted by randy View Post
      OP here. I disagree, while Subaru made it a bit better, this post was started because I just came back from the Subie dealer and felt this way.
      Driving a modern Subaru is like driving a Sherman Tank with a plexi glass body. The underpinnings, drive-train, motor etc.. is all Rock Solid. It's the body and interior that still feels like it was made by Fisher Price.

      The good news is that Subaru tech is still light years behind the rest of the industry save for Mitsu, Suzuki and Subaru's new "Eye Sight" system. This means there is less gadgetry to go wrong down the road. And because the interiors are mostly hard-plastic they resist the abuse my two small boys throw at them daily.

    17. Member Pool Runner's Avatar
      Join Date
      Aug 16th, 2009
      Location
      Nor Cal
      Posts
      3,350
      Vehicles
      '13 Outback 2.5i Limited SAP, '13 Ford F-150, Screw, FX4, EcoBoost
      10-08-2012 04:57 PM #52
      Quote Originally Posted by BRZ View Post
      Click on this thread expecting 50% of the post to be: "I would get model X, but it isn't offered in manual."
      Or how about I would buy brand X, but they don't offer; 5-door wagon thingy, with mad stance, diesel-hybrid, 10-speed "Manual" 70 mpg (Because 25 mpg is killing me on my 2.5 mile commute) 7-pass seating be able to handle HPDE's and Auto-X weekends, 50/50 weight distribution, less than 2500 lbs, Camcord reliability, Lexus service dept, Tacoma resale value etc... and on and on…

    18. Senior Member Hostile's Avatar
      Join Date
      May 29th, 2002
      Location
      NoVA
      Posts
      28,681
      Vehicles
      '15 STi & '13 GTI
      10-08-2012 05:00 PM #53
      Quote Originally Posted by randy View Post
      OP here. I disagree, while Subaru made it a bit better, this post was started because I just came back from the Subie dealer and felt this way.
      Funny, because the doors on my '12 Outback have a nice and solid feel to them when opened and closed.

    19. 10-08-2012 05:22 PM #54
      I would buy a Cadillac, but they all look the same.

    20. Member Yo Teach's Avatar
      Join Date
      Aug 24th, 2010
      Location
      Maumee, OH
      Posts
      3,080
      10-08-2012 05:24 PM #55
      I would get a Subaru Forester, but they still have 4-speed automatics and manuals are harder to find than dodos.
      2007 Mazda 3 s Grand Touring

    21. 10-08-2012 05:43 PM #56
      I would love an older merc or BMW if they weren't so rare in upstate ny lol rust

      Sent from my PC36100 using Tapatalk 2

    22. Member TM87's Avatar
      Join Date
      Dec 30th, 2008
      Location
      Windsor CT
      Posts
      11,142
      Vehicles
      VW
      10-08-2012 05:59 PM #57
      Quote Originally Posted by C4 A6 View Post
      You mean $ = ridiculous maintenance costs and stuff going wrong all the time.
      Do you get notification on your phone when somebody mentions VW/Audi??
      "Your pants too tight,your wheels too bright"

    23. Member Ross1013's Avatar
      Join Date
      May 25th, 2012
      Location
      NoVA
      Posts
      6,656
      Vehicles
      2009 Si sedan and 2012 Crosstour 4WD
      10-08-2012 07:23 PM #58
      Porsche, but can't afford to fix it.
      BMW, but can't afford to fix it.
      Audi, but can't afford to fix it.
      Subaru, but 4AT and longevity issues.

    24. Member
      Join Date
      Jun 2nd, 2012
      Posts
      157
      Vehicles
      07 vw passat wolfsburg 08 vw jetta wolfsburg
      10-08-2012 07:24 PM #59
      Quote Originally Posted by Turq View Post
      I'd consider a German car, but people like 2.0TJett buy them.


      Thank you for not buying one!

    25. Banned Chris Stack's Avatar
      Join Date
      May 27th, 2008
      Location
      'Murica. F yeah.
      Posts
      11,644
      Vehicles
      Hondas, regular and extra-pricey
      10-08-2012 07:26 PM #60
      Quote Originally Posted by 2.0TJett View Post
      Thank you for not buying one!
      Your signature made me laugh out loud. The VW in my house is 3rd of three for "fun to drive."

    26. Member Nubbin's Avatar
      Join Date
      Mar 17th, 2007
      Location
      Holmdel, NJ
      Posts
      3,793
      Vehicles
      1999 Nissan Quest GLE, 2009 Nissan GT-R
      10-08-2012 07:30 PM #61
      I would get Ferrari, but they are more than I can afford, pal.
      Free 1SICKLEX

    27. Member
      Join Date
      Jun 2nd, 2012
      Posts
      157
      Vehicles
      07 vw passat wolfsburg 08 vw jetta wolfsburg
      10-08-2012 07:39 PM #62
      Quote Originally Posted by Chris Stack View Post
      Your signature made me laugh out loud. The VW in my house is 3rd of three for "fun to drive."

      S2000's are fun to drive but on the other hand its a death trap above 50 mph.. Acura TSX they just don't thrill me, they feel like honda accord. Just my thoughts. More than happy to make you laugh though!

    28. Banned Chris Stack's Avatar
      Join Date
      May 27th, 2008
      Location
      'Murica. F yeah.
      Posts
      11,644
      Vehicles
      Hondas, regular and extra-pricey
      10-08-2012 07:42 PM #63
      Quote Originally Posted by 2.0TJett View Post
      S2000's are fun to drive but on the other hand its a death trap above 50 mph.. Acura TSX they just don't thrill me, they feel like honda accord. Just my thoughts. More than happy to make you laugh though!
      Death trap over 50?

      Third choice is MkV2.5L Jetta. So yeah.

    29. 10-08-2012 07:43 PM #64
      Quote Originally Posted by 2.0TJett View Post
      S2000's are fun to drive but on the other hand its a death trap above 50 mph.. Acura TSX they just don't thrill me, they feel like honda accord. Just my thoughts
      Is that you, Petey boy?

    30. Member
      Join Date
      Jun 2nd, 2012
      Posts
      157
      Vehicles
      07 vw passat wolfsburg 08 vw jetta wolfsburg
      10-08-2012 07:43 PM #65
      Quote Originally Posted by Chris Stack View Post
      Death trap over 50?

      Third choice is MkV2.5L Jetta. So yeah.
      Point Made

    31. Member MAGICGTI's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jul 2nd, 2003
      Location
      Crosstour Central, VA
      Posts
      4,518
      10-08-2012 07:43 PM #66
      I would buy a Ford (Focus ST) but worried about not only reliability but Ford's response to issues. Wasn't reassured with the Mustang manual trans issues and Ford's response.
      2011 328xiT/6 - 1999 M3/2/5 - 2000 323iT/5

    32. Banned
      Join Date
      Mar 8th, 2011
      Location
      Bellevue Hospital Center
      Posts
      8,720
      10-08-2012 07:56 PM #67
      Quote Originally Posted by TM87 View Post
      Do you get notification on your phone when somebody mentions VW/Audi??
      No, my gaydar is just that good.

      And if you actually read the post I was quoting, you'd realize that neither VW or Audi was mentioned--it was actually MB. Moron

    33. Member GruuvenNorth's Avatar
      Join Date
      Dec 13th, 2006
      Location
      Ontario, Canada
      Posts
      3,423
      Vehicles
      MK1 Rabbit, 8 Civic
      10-08-2012 07:59 PM #68
      I would buy a new VAG product if it didn't come with that God awful 2.5L oversized gas guzzling pig of an engine, and overpriced diesel.
      Easy like Sunday Morning.

    34. Member Smigelski's Avatar
      Join Date
      Dec 9th, 2008
      Location
      Annapolis, MD
      Posts
      4,267
      Vehicles
      Weekday sports car, weekend sports car, and a suburban homeowner special
      10-08-2012 08:11 PM #69
      Quote Originally Posted by Chris Stack View Post
      Your signature made me laugh out loud. The VW in my house is 3rd of three for "fun to drive."
      If you find a curve and floor it, the understeer trying to taking you straight off road would be 'exciting'.

      And this comes from the previous owner of a 2.0T Sportwagen and a TDI '10 Golf.

    35. Member macosxuser's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jul 25th, 2007
      Location
      Socal
      Posts
      1,767
      Vehicles
      GTi 1.8T, Ford SD 6.0L, Honda NC700, Honda NT650
      10-08-2012 08:44 PM #70
      I'd buy a Kia Forte Koup, but it's a Kia.
      Quote Originally Posted by sandrunner View Post
      Every time I paint a motorcycle, I take it out in the grass and gently set it down on its side after reassembly but prior to the first ride. It breaks the magnetic attraction between fresh paint and the ground.

    Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts
    •