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Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Aron9000
So are you just trying to pick fights at cruise...

So are you just trying to pick fights at cruise in night lol . . . .

You'll never hear the end of "why didn't you put a SBC in it? Why didn't you put an LS V8 in it?"(SBC=small block chevy, LS is...
Forum: SC- 1st Gen (1992-2000) 02-24-17, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Aron9000
They're off their gord at that price. Maybe take...

They're off their gord at that price. Maybe take the 1 away at the beginning and that would be a fair price, if it is a super clean, original paint 29k mile car.
Forum: Car Chat 02-23-17, 11:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 582
Posted By Aron9000
So is he still the CEO or chairman of the...

So is he still the CEO or chairman of the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi entity??? From what I've read he stepped out of his role of running Nissan on a day to day basis to concentrate on "the alliance"...
Forum: Car Chat 02-23-17, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By Aron9000
If the 1st gen SC is a "collector's car", the...

If the 1st gen SC is a "collector's car", the price of the car sure doesn't reflect it. I'm sure if they offered the 1JZ-GTE on US spec models those cars would be worth a good bit now days, as all...
Forum: Car Chat 02-23-17, 09:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,657
Posted By Aron9000
I always liked the V12 Vantage. Take the V12...

I always liked the V12 Vantage. Take the V12 from the larger DB9/DBS and cram it in the smaller car that normally has a V8. Plus you could get the V12 Vantage with a manual transmission as well.
Forum: Car Chat 02-23-17, 03:12 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 31,906
Posted By Aron9000
^ Yeah the ecoboost V6 has been out for a while...

^ Yeah the ecoboost V6 has been out for a while now, so should have lots of aftermarket support. I remember guys buying the Ecoboost Ford Flex years ago and with a tune and a couple of other bolt on...
Forum: Car Chat 02-22-17, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Aron9000
Yeah buy OEM Toyota wheels, even if they have a...

Yeah buy OEM Toyota wheels, even if they have a few scuffs on them. You can get wheels refinished for about $100 a pop if they have curb damage. Can't tell the difference.

I hear all kinds of...
Forum: Car Chat 02-21-17, 11:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,898
Posted By Aron9000
^ The frame recall issue was due to rust, not...

^ The frame recall issue was due to rust, not structural integrity. Toyota goofed up big time and let Dana manufacture their frames for the Tacoma(and early Tundras) The frames were junk in northern...
Forum: Car Chat 02-21-17, 09:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,898
Posted By Aron9000
^ The unboxed frame thing isn't a big deal to me,...

^ The unboxed frame thing isn't a big deal to me, medium duty(think Penske box truck, fire truck, bucket truck) and semi trucks have c-channel frames. With the extreme loads these trucks are under,...
Forum: Car Chat 02-21-17, 09:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,657
Posted By Aron9000
With cars of this caliper, the more factory...

With cars of this caliper, the more factory correct and original it is, the more its worth. That's what buyers of classic cars in this price range look for, pedigree.

Also I'd nominate the...
Forum: Car Chat 02-21-17, 09:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,898
Posted By Aron9000
Brother in law bought a new 2016 Tacoma a year...

Brother in law bought a new 2016 Tacoma a year ago, base version, 4 cylinder. Its been flawless the first year he's owned it, has over 15k miles on it now. Dad bought a 2016 Tacoma as well, waited...
Forum: Car Chat 02-21-17, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By Aron9000
Metallurgy and design on engine blocks has...

Metallurgy and design on engine blocks has advanced tremendously over the years, I doubt we'll get back to the bad old days of the Vega(or more recent GM engine disaster, the Northstar V8). Plus I...
Forum: Car Chat 02-21-17, 01:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 752
Posted By Aron9000
You're still violating federal pollution laws by...

You're still violating federal pollution laws by driving around in a car not running right or not running cat converters. Also just because there aren't state inspections doesn't mean you can't be...
Forum: Car Chat 02-21-17, 12:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 537
Posted By Aron9000
Which is the whole point of the Corolla. Basic...

Which is the whole point of the Corolla. Basic transportation from point A to point B that costs as little to own as possible. I'd also argue that more sophisticated cars like the Mazda 3 and Honda...
Forum: Car Chat 02-20-17, 10:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,657
Posted By Aron9000
I hope that's just a photo-shop and somebody...

I hope that's just a photo-shop and somebody didn't deface a classic car that they only made 351 of and are now worth more than $1 million dollars
Forum: Car Chat 02-20-17, 10:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 752
Posted By Aron9000
^hahahahahaa You think people where there are...

^hahahahahaa You think people where there are no state inspections or emissions tests maintain their cars as well as places that do inspections???? I always make the joke that around here in TN...
Forum: Car Chat 02-20-17, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 537
Posted By Aron9000
Toyota has all kinds of different variants of the...

Toyota has all kinds of different variants of the Corolla nameplate sold all over the world, its not the same car in every market. Some of the ways Toyota keeps their cost in line for the Corolla in...
Forum: Car Chat 02-20-17, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By Aron9000
One thing I will give the Cruze the nod for is...

One thing I will give the Cruze the nod for is the availability of a manual transmission on all trim levels. Granted few people will order one, but its nice that if you want leather seats, RS...
Forum: Car Chat 02-20-17, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By Aron9000
Unless they really pile the incentives on, that...

Unless they really pile the incentives on, that is a LOT more $$$$ than the gas version of this car. The LT, automatic, gas powered Cruze sedan, which is pretty well equipped(Premiere is top of the...
Forum: Car Chat 02-20-17, 02:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,410
Posted By Aron9000
^ I agree with "great power comes great...

^ I agree with "great power comes great responsibility" mantra, don't drive like a ****/race on the street. However, I wouldn't just single out fast cars for a source of ire for jackass drivers. A...
Forum: Car Chat 02-20-17, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 752
Posted By Aron9000
I also think some car designers should be taken...

I also think some car designers should be taken out back and shot for how horrible their designs look with a front plate.
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Forum: Car Chat 02-20-17, 02:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,868
Posted By Aron9000
^ Man the Lexus dealers in Nashville look NOTHING...

^ Man the Lexus dealers in Nashville look NOTHING like that Taj Mahal. The one in Cool Springs is the original building from 1990, the waiting area is small(but nice), still has the same polished...
Forum: Car Chat 02-20-17, 02:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 537
Posted By Aron9000
I'd actually argue that it costs more to design a...

I'd actually argue that it costs more to design a smaller car than a larger one. If it doesn't cost more to design a small car, it sure is A LOT more challenging. Keep in mind that you still have...
Forum: Car Chat 02-18-17, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 752
Posted By Aron9000
Are you sure they're set up to take pictures of...

Are you sure they're set up to take pictures of the front plate??? Wouldn't make sense if there are drivers from other states that don't have front plates.
Forum: Car Chat 02-18-17, 12:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,898
Posted By Aron9000
Care to elaborate on the hand built part????? ...

Care to elaborate on the hand built part????? Only things that are "hand built" now days are Rolls Royce, Ferrari, Lambos, etc.
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