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Old 06-25-16, 07:34 AM   #616
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all the same car, just different looks. I had the car for 11 years. started as my daily, ended up as my track car.

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my brother and I having some fun
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when I first got her
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I also had 1994 240sx s13 convertible, 1988 rx-7 convertible turbo ii, 1998 Subaru Legacy GT, 1987 oldsmobile cutlass(first car) also 1986 Toyota Corolla Project car that I never finished

and my 2001 Gs300 as it sits now
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Old 06-25-16, 07:39 AM   #617
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My 99 Millennium Silver SC400 which I sold before I got my current Black Onyx 01 GS300. It was in amazing condition for having 130k miles. I miss it

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Some of my other ridez..

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Old 06-25-16, 12:49 PM   #618
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99 w210 e320
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Old 06-25-16, 11:24 PM   #619
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I went from a '94 Volvo 850 Turbo sedan to a 2001 GS430. I loved the Volvo; it was the car I learned to drive on and it was fully loaded, fun, and totally reliable. In 20+ years of ownership it never failed to start or left me stranded. But parts availability became a serious issue, and I found myself getting gouged for parts (eg, $350 for a used headlight for a junkyard). It was hard to let go of; I donated it to NPR, of all places.
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Old 06-27-16, 07:24 PM   #620
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BMW E36 m3 4 door
BMW E46 convertible
GSXR 750

All because of my new born son. Now older.





But he does help me with my Lexus - Starter replacement.


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Old 06-28-16, 11:34 AM   #621
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I'll play lol

2003 G35 Coupe 6mt

To date the best car I've ever owned.. I'll probably never feel the same way about a car again in my lifetime I probably spent the most amount of money on this car in aftermarket mods.

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2007 BMW 335I Manual

I enjoyed this car the most but it was in the shop so much that BMW NA ended up buying it back from me. (lemon law)

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2004 IS300 Sport Design 69k miles when sold totally regret selling her.. the 2gs is similar but is less nimble..

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2010 LS460 (Weekend warrior)

I still own this car but only take her out on the weekends..

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Old 06-28-16, 11:59 AM   #622
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'98 3.2TL before the GS... i gave the TL to my mom when her car died... before the TL i had an '89 Cressida... now we are a Toyota/Lexus family...
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Old 06-29-16, 07:44 PM   #623
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2013 Fiat 500 Sport Turbo...... 38k, when modded, turned a 14.9 @ 93 mph........ Then my kids all grew to over 5 feet tall during the year!!!!
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Old 06-30-16, 09:06 PM   #624
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This one....it's for sale too




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2003 G35 Coupe 6mt

To date the best car I've ever owned.. I'll probably never feel the same way about a car again in my lifetime I probably spent the most amount of money on this car in aftermarket mods.
I know how you feel.
I too had a G35 coupe that I loved.

Sold it before I got married and although my G35 sedan's awesome, it's not the same feeling the coupe had

The GS4 is a nice alternative though

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Old 07-26-16, 11:37 PM   #625
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My 1990 Toyota Camry 2.5L V6 LE White 110000km. I still have it but looking to sell.




And then my current reliable winter beater. 2006 Hyundai Azera 3.8L V6




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Old 07-29-16, 10:56 PM   #626
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An X 1/9

And my previous daily

The daily next to the only photo of my Exxie...covered :/

I work for Toyota and was a factory rep for a few years. So no need for a car then, but I still had a project X 1/9. Sold it in 2011. Can't find any damn photos, but it was red, like this one.
The white car is a Volvo 850R with turbo upgrade and supporting mods. Never dyno'd but 300whp is a guess. For a fwd car, it would hang with some real sports cars.

my fiat was a full mefasquirt turbo project using an uno turbo manifold, mistu eclipse turbo injectors, vw puller and pusher fuel pump. GM crank trigger and ford magnetic pickup (and many other mods) ��Sold it when I lived in MD for pennies on the dollar. ...I can't find any photos anywhere ��

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Old 08-01-16, 03:31 PM   #627
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Traded my 1978 Datsun B210 with 75,000 miles and 28 city MPG for my 2001 Black Cherry GS300.

Here is the Datsun:



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^^if you "traded" i would say you came out on top
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^^if you "traded" i would say you came out on top
Haha, yea, maybe a little.

The GS needed a few sensors (O2 and Oil Control Valve) and has a issue with the 'VSC' and 'VSC OFF' lights (still trying to find the exact pins to bridge to fix it, a lot of conflicting info on here), it had a few leather tears, needed tires and smelled like an ash tray.

Datsun had grip of new and "upgraded" bits.
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