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Forum: GS - Second Generation Yesterday, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 253
Posted By Aron9000
I don't know what the bottom end of the used car...

I don't know what the bottom end of the used car market is like where you live, but if that Lexus runs/drives great and the leather isn't all ripped up, that's a $3000-3500 car around where I live,...
Forum: LS430 Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 333
Posted By Aron9000
If you start looking at 10+ year old used cars...

If you start looking at 10+ year old used cars with some miles on them, I'd say over half of them have had some sort of accident damage. Most of them its usually a parking lot scrape or something...
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 244
Posted By Aron9000
Unless you live in an urban environment where you...

Unless you live in an urban environment where you literally cannot park two cars, anybody can own a 2nd car/beater. Granted it might be a piece of junk, but my $600 Toyota truck has served me well...
Forum: SC 400/300 03-29-15, 12:50 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 69,697
Posted By Aron9000
Well my car is a 1992 SC300, 5 speed with 85k...

Well my car is a 1992 SC300, 5 speed with 85k miles, pearl white with tan leather. Its been maintained to the t, always garage kept, just a lovely car. Its not a #1 show car, but for a 23 year old...
Forum: Car Chat 03-29-15, 12:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 456
Posted By Aron9000
I had a 1991 Cadillac Brougham and a 1995...

I had a 1991 Cadillac Brougham and a 1995 Cadillac Fleetwood that had glass housings for the headlights.

I must say it was nice that neither of these cars suffered from the dreaded...
Forum: SC400 / 300 Classifieds 03-29-15, 12:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 872
Posted By Aron9000
I could have SWORE I posted #2 or #3 in this...

I could have SWORE I posted #2 or #3 in this thread.

Anyways, if you still have it and if it isn't cracked, the center dash vent. Shipped to 37214

Also if you have the little chrome part that...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 03-28-15, 11:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By Aron9000
^This. I'd look over all the wiring in the...

^This. I'd look over all the wiring in the engine bay very carefully. This is a repair you can do yourself very easily IMO.

BUT BEFORE YOU START IT AGAIN, PLEASE TAKE APART THE AIR FILTER...
Forum: Car Chat 03-28-15, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By Aron9000
^ You forgot to mention the "give it hell test" ...

^ You forgot to mention the "give it hell test" IE put your foot down, make sure the tranmission properly kicks down a gear and that the engine pulls without hesitation or weird noises all the way...
Forum: Car Chat 03-28-15, 08:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 955
Posted By Aron9000
Mercedes is making AN OBSCENE profit charging...

Mercedes is making AN OBSCENE profit charging 220k for the "65" series AMG cars. This twin turbo V12 engine has been out for 10 years now. As others have said, the "65" series cars are 100k than...
Forum: Car Chat 03-28-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,262
Posted By Aron9000
As much as a love Top Gear and watching Jeremy...

As much as a love Top Gear and watching Jeremy Clarkson, I do have to hand it to the BBC for sticking by their ethics and firing him, no matter the $$$$ it may have cost them.

As a side note, I...
Forum: SC 400/300 03-24-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By Aron9000
NICE!!!!!! Were you able to use the stock...

NICE!!!!!!

Were you able to use the stock wiring up to the bulbs, so all the mods are in the housing???
Forum: SC 400/300 03-24-15, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Aron9000
So yesterday I picked the wheel up from Discount...

So yesterday I picked the wheel up from Discount Tire. They had their mobile wheel repair guy come by and refinish it. Turns out it wasn't bent, which is what I thought.

Finish looks factory...
Forum: Car Chat 03-20-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,988
Posted By Aron9000
Hopefully its better than the past 3.6 V6 in the...

Hopefully its better than the past 3.6 V6 in the CTS. That had similar horsepower numbers to the turbo six in the BMW, but the acceleration numbers and seat of the pants feel have the BMW being WAY...
Forum: Car Chat 03-15-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,261
Posted By Aron9000
All the guys at the emissions testing places in...

All the guys at the emissions testing places in TN are ex-cons making $10 an hour. All they do is take your $$$$, plug in a scan tool(or tailpiper sniffer on pre 1996 cars) and look under the car...
Forum: SC 400/300 03-12-15, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Aron9000
Damn pothole, need advice on repairing/replacing wheel.

Hit a really bad pothole yesterday, destroyed the tire and left a nasty mark on the wheel. Wheel DOES NOT LOOK bent, but who knows if its out of round unless you have the right equipment to check. ...
Forum: SC 400/300 03-12-15, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By Aron9000
Best I've done is 23mpg highway, its a stock 1992...

Best I've done is 23mpg highway, its a stock 1992 SC300/5 speed with 18" wheels. Mixed driving is usually 17-20.
Forum: Car Chat 03-11-15, 09:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 711
Posted By Aron9000
They would've sold the same number of trucks if...

They would've sold the same number of trucks if they called it a Dodge, a Ram, or a Dodge Ram. Still the same great truck and no need for a name change.

Ask a guy what sort of truck he drives...
Forum: Car Chat 03-11-15, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 711
Posted By Aron9000
Wow that is so ugly. I know Dodge is...

Wow that is so ugly.

I know Dodge is trying to get away from the current "gunsight" grill they've had on all their cars for the past 10-20 years now, look at the 2015 Charger as an example,...
Forum: Car Chat 03-06-15, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,223
Posted By Aron9000
That is part of the reason. If a problem has two...

That is part of the reason. If a problem has two solutions, a simple, durable, simpler part vs a more expensive, more complex, more failure prone part that does a "slightly" better job, they'll...
Forum: Car Chat 03-06-15, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By Aron9000
I'm betting if they do have an SUV, it'll be...

I'm betting if they do have an SUV, it'll be something like the old "TC by Maserati" of the 80's. IE a Jeep Cherokee with a Lotus badge.

They don't have the cash or know how to properly do an...
Forum: SC 400/300 02-28-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Aron9000
Window tint on white SC

So I've decided I need to tint the windows on my 1992 SC300. Job has changed, so its not going to be a parking garage all day like the past few summers.

Main thing is I want to keep the...
Forum: Car Chat 02-28-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,675
Posted By Aron9000
All its missing is the gulliwing doors lol.

All its missing is the gulliwing doors lol.
Forum: Car Chat 02-27-15, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 811
Posted By Aron9000
Are you going to have to modify the body to get...

Are you going to have to modify the body to get it to fit on the modified frame with the new suspension mounting points?
Forum: Car Chat 02-27-15, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By Aron9000
My point was price comparison, 10-15 years ago a...

My point was price comparison, 10-15 years ago a base Mustang was not the same price as a loaded Fusion. A base Mustang was the same price as a basic Festiva, Escort, Focus, etc

Although if Ford...
Forum: Car Chat 02-26-15, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By Aron9000
$35k is a lot of coin for a Mustang, especially...

$35k is a lot of coin for a Mustang, especially one without a V8.

I remember back about 15 years ago, you could buy a base V6 Mustang for the same price as a base model Focus or Escort. And...
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