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bbeatonVT
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Hello from Virginia

Postby bbeatonVT » Fri May 25, 2012 12:06 am

Hello from Southwest VA!

Found the site a few weeks ago, and have been having a blast reading through the driving tips and conversations. I just picked up my dream car, a 2006 Nissan 350z Track (black) back in March, and have been on cloud 9 with it since! Thanks to this site I quickly got over any lingering red light/stop sign panics, and can focus on just having fun with her. Oh, and yes the z is a her, Zizi actually 8)

Looking forward to contributing!

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potownrob
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Re: Hello from Virginia

Postby potownrob » Fri May 25, 2012 12:25 am

Welcome to the club, BB!! :)
BUT DEM FAHGLEITZ!! :shock:

For Pizza!!!!

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Re: Hello from Virginia

Postby 94Corolla5Speed » Fri May 25, 2012 12:39 am

Welcome! Post some pics of Zizi

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AHTOXA
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Re: Hello from Virginia

Postby AHTOXA » Fri May 25, 2012 1:20 am

Hey there
'16 Ecoboost F150
'12 Suzuki V-Strom 650
'17 Trek Fuel EX8 27.5+
'08 Giant Trance 1 (old school 26'er)

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Squint
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Re: Hello from Virginia

Postby Squint » Fri May 25, 2012 10:10 am

Welcome! I've driven through SW Virginia a few times back when I lived in WV and drove to DC. Some nice winding roads.
'15 Mazda 3 iSport Hatch 6MT
'11 Ford Fiesta Hatchback SE 5MT
'14 Giant Escape City 24MT
'97 Honda Civic EX 4AT - Retired @ 184,001 mi

For Pony!

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Shadow
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Re: Hello from Virginia

Postby Shadow » Fri May 25, 2012 12:29 pm

Welcome. I've always liked the 350Z, especially the Track model with the nice Brembo brake package. Definitely post some pics when you get a chance.
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Re: Hello from Virginia

Postby RITmusic2k » Fri May 25, 2012 12:36 pm

Welcome! We're dead serious about pics. Take them. Now.

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4onthefloor
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Re: Hello from Virginia

Postby 4onthefloor » Fri May 25, 2012 6:23 pm

A buddy of mine recently bought a 350Z, but instead of waiting for a decent standard one, he jumped on an autotragic one. Somehow not the same.
Two pedals, two feet, too easy.

Car: 2007 Impreza 2.5i Special Edition
http://www.standardshift.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=13230

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watkins
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Re: Hello from Virginia

Postby watkins » Fri May 25, 2012 7:03 pm

Welcome!
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bbeatonVT
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Re: Hello from Virginia

Postby bbeatonVT » Fri May 25, 2012 7:26 pm

pics are coming! More pressing is the beautiful 90+ degree weather and 3 day weekend ahead. Blue Ridge Parkway and a few secrets spots are calling my name. Plus the girlfriend is gone for the weekend, so it's special time for Zizi and me! Hope you guys and gals get some full tanks of gas and some time off to play!

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Shadow
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Re: Hello from Virginia

Postby Shadow » Fri May 25, 2012 7:28 pm

bbeatonVT wrote:... Blue Ridge Parkway and a few secrets spots are calling my name....


Sounds like you need to post in this thread:

viewtopic.php?f=7&t=18658
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tankinbeans
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Re: Hello from Virginia

Postby tankinbeans » Sat May 26, 2012 1:13 am

Hallo! Willkommen Sie bei Standardshift. Dies ist ein guter Ort für noobs, wie Sie und ich.

Was für ein Ausgezeichnetes Auto! Sie soll viel Spass machen, wenn Sie sie fahren werden.

Mit Spannung erwarte ich die Bilder.

EDIT: I had to fix it.
Last edited by tankinbeans on Mon May 28, 2012 9:48 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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potownrob
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Re: Hello from Virginia

Postby potownrob » Sat May 26, 2012 2:18 am

bbeatonVT wrote:pics are coming! More pressing is the beautiful 90+ degree weather and 3 day weekend ahead. Blue Ridge Parkway and a few secrets spots are calling my name. Plus the girlfriend is gone for the weekend, so it's special time for Zizi and me! Hope you guys and gals get some full tanks of gas and some time off to play!
hmmmmm...wish we could have a meet somewhere down there. we were planning a NE Tennessee meet but it fell through.
BUT DEM FAHGLEITZ!! :shock:

For Pizza!!!!

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Squint
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Re: Hello from Virginia

Postby Squint » Sat May 26, 2012 11:20 am

tankinbeans wrote:Hallo! Willkommen Sie bei Standardshift. Dies ist ein guter Ort für noobs, wie du und ich.

Was für ein Ausgezeichnetes Auto! Sie soll viel Spass machen, wenn Sie sie fahren werden.

Mit Spannung erwarte ich die Bilder.

Translation from someone who doesn't speak german:
Hi! Welcome to Standardshift. Something-something good for noobs, something.

Something something Auto! Something something, something.

My something something is something.

[/best translator ever] :lol: :lol:

Edit: Maybe I should learn some German. With my German heritage and all...
'15 Mazda 3 iSport Hatch 6MT
'11 Ford Fiesta Hatchback SE 5MT
'14 Giant Escape City 24MT
'97 Honda Civic EX 4AT - Retired @ 184,001 mi

For Pony!

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tankinbeans
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Re: Hello from Virginia

Postby tankinbeans » Sat May 26, 2012 11:34 am

Squint wrote:
tankinbeans wrote:Hallo! Willkommen Sie bei Standardshift. Dies ist ein guter Ort für noobs, wie du und ich.

Was für ein Ausgezeichnetes Auto! Sie soll viel Spass machen, wenn Sie sie fahren werden.

Mit Spannung erwarte ich die Bilder.

Translation from someone who doesn't speak german:
Hi! Welcome to Standardshift. Something-something good for noobs, something.

Something something Auto! Something something, something.

My something something is something.

[/best translator ever] :lol: :lol:

Edit: Maybe I should learn some German. With my German heritage and all...


:mrgreen: :lol: :D 8)

Now that I've reread it I realize I made a grammar fail. I combined both the formal and informal you. :(
17 300S
03 Century
InlinePaul wrote:The driving force of new fangled features to sell more cars [is to] cater to the masses' abject laziness!


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