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Re: BKs New Car

Post by tankinbeans » Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:01 pm

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Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:47 pm
I've honestly thought about just going way old school and getting an old Mustang or something from the 80s-early 00s. Or perhaps a Challenger from like late 2000s. I'd be curious how they were. I'm glad this VW was cheap enough. I'm sure I'll take a bath on it but it's just unbearable. The rev hang makes it pretty much unbearable to drive.
You could probably get a deal on a Focus ST.
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Re: BKs New Car

Post by bk7794 » Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:18 am

tankinbeans wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:01 pm
bk7794 wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:47 pm
I've honestly thought about just going way old school and getting an old Mustang or something from the 80s-early 00s. Or perhaps a Challenger from like late 2000s. I'd be curious how they were. I'm glad this VW was cheap enough. I'm sure I'll take a bath on it but it's just unbearable. The rev hang makes it pretty much unbearable to drive.
You could probably get a deal on a Focus ST.
They're still pushing mid 15s! That's for high mileage as well!
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Re: BKs New Car

Post by tankinbeans » Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:20 am

Crikey! Ewe.
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Re: BKs New Car

Post by potownrob » Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:26 am

bk7794 wrote:
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:18 am
tankinbeans wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:01 pm
bk7794 wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:47 pm
I've honestly thought about just going way old school and getting an old Mustang or something from the 80s-early 00s. Or perhaps a Challenger from like late 2000s. I'd be curious how they were. I'm glad this VW was cheap enough. I'm sure I'll take a bath on it but it's just unbearable. The rev hang makes it pretty much unbearable to drive.
You could probably get a deal on a Focus ST.
They're still pushing mid 15s! That's for high mileage as well!
you can get a 6 year old lexus or acura for that... va va VRROOOOM!!
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Re: BKs New Car

Post by bk7794 » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:52 pm

Did a test dive of a few cars this week. I was blown away with one of them. Probably the best manual I've ever driven since my old Civics. Absolutely no rev hang and its a 2019. A bit small in footprint though.
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Re: BKs New Car

Post by tankinbeans » Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:24 am

bk7794 wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:52 pm
Did a test dive of a few cars this week. I was blown away with one of them. Probably the best manual I've ever driven since my old Civics. Absolutely no rev hang and its a 2019. A bit small in footprint though.
Come on, dish!
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Re: BKs New Car

Post by potownrob » Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:26 am

It’s obviously a miata
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Re: BKs New Car

Post by tankinbeans » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:56 am

potownrob wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:26 am
It’s obviously a miata
I'm vaguely lusty for one, then again I'm also lusty for a manual Challenger. My heart is aflutter for all sorts of the things.
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Re: BKs New Car

Post by bk7794 » Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:53 pm

tankinbeans wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:56 am
potownrob wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:26 am
It’s obviously a miata
I'm vaguely lusty for one, then again I'm also lusty for a manual Challenger. My heart is aflutter for all sorts of the things.
The clutch is insanely heavy in those though. I don't think dailying it would be fun.
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It’s obviously a miata
Ah sooo close. BRZ
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Re: BKs New Car

Post by tankinbeans » Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:15 pm

Driven one, well an FR-S, did like, but not for what they're asking for it. I'd rather just have a 2 seater at that point rather than a pointless backseat which people having legs couldn't use.
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Re: BKs New Car

Post by potownrob » Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:50 am

go for it while you're young; i'd rattle my bones apart trying to daily one of those. :?
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Re: BKs New Car

Post by Rope-Pusher » Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:17 am

tankinbeans wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:15 pm
Driven one, well an FR-S, did like, but not for what they're asking for it. I'd rather just have a 2 seater at that point rather than a pointless backseat which people having legs couldn't use.
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Re: BKs New Car

Post by Rope-Pusher » Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:21 am

tankinbeans wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:56 am
My heart is aflutter for all sorts of the things.
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Re: BKs New Car

Post by watkins » Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:28 pm

bk7794 wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:53 pm
tankinbeans wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:56 am
potownrob wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:26 am
It’s obviously a miata
I'm vaguely lusty for one, then again I'm also lusty for a manual Challenger. My heart is aflutter for all sorts of the things.
The clutch is insanely heavy in those though. I don't think dailying it would be fun.
That is by no means a heavy clutch. If anything its a bit too light. It is responsive at least.

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