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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-05-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By Re_Invention
Space... 3 doors... Space... 3 doors.. :bonk: ...

Space... 3 doors... Space... 3 doors.. :bonk:

I have a '13 GTI 5 door, love it. Easy to grab stuff, put stuff in, move stuff around. Have never been in the Civic but put miles on an RSX type S....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-04-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 937
Posted By Re_Invention
Well according to the WTAC 2015 rule book - open...

Well according to the WTAC 2015 rule book - open wheel, kit, and clubman vehicles are not allowed, so there's that.

Sideways, I'm going to offer some unsolicited advice.

There is no "we" or...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-03-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 937
Posted By Re_Invention
I agree - Radical, Ultima and Ariel Atom come to...

I agree - Radical, Ultima and Ariel Atom come to mind for comparable money.

Sideways makes a point - I suppose there is something [cool???] about having an outdated Honda do Gran Turismo lap...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-28-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,069
Posted By Re_Invention
How'd you like Thermal Raceway? I didn't realize...

How'd you like Thermal Raceway? I didn't realize they already opened. Looks like a nice place to be.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-26-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,069
Posted By Re_Invention
I've looked at '10-11 used Evora pricing with...

I've looked at '10-11 used Evora pricing with interest for a few months. I figured Toyota V6, large enough for a 6 foot baffoon and 10x the luxury of an Elise sounds great and at $40k+- 10% is...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-22-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,476
Posted By Re_Invention
Firstly, beautiful Lincoln. Secondly, is...

Firstly, beautiful Lincoln.

Secondly, is this what you're referring to:

http://www.eia.gov/naturalgas/crudeoilreserves/ ?

Or are you referring to the SPR? I don't see how that matters so...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-19-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,657
Posted By Re_Invention
Got some seat time in a manual iA last night. ...

Got some seat time in a manual iA last night.

Here are some thoughts on it:


Value
I'm still in disbelief that a $15,8xx car has this much content and is presented in a pleasant package....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-18-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Re_Invention
I've had several Miata's over the years. Mileage...

I've had several Miata's over the years. Mileage on a miata doesn't matter - it was gutless from Mazda and it's no different 150,000 miles later :D Rust typically isn't an issue in Southern...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-17-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 28,230
Posted By Re_Invention
It's an interesting design. Imagining the car...

It's an interesting design. Imagining the car with nothing in the wheel wells - just body and glass.. it's a neat '3D' object (for lack of better words). I'm only disappointed by the interior - they...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-14-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,657
Posted By Re_Invention
If there can only be one, it's gotta be a twin....

If there can only be one, it's gotta be a twin. One of the best drivers car's ever made!



Yeah, I agree and I'd repeat it to anyone listening - it sounds right but it just doesn't sound...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-14-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,657
Posted By Re_Invention
http://i.imgur.com/yUm8Uv4.jpg Take it with...

http://i.imgur.com/yUm8Uv4.jpg

Take it with a grain of salt but I imagine with seasonal incentives, $15k+TTL within the next 6 months is plausible. Truecar has it at $15,856 currently.

I'm a...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-14-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,657
Posted By Re_Invention
Resurrecting an old thread. Now that the car...

Resurrecting an old thread.

Now that the car is out, has anyone tried the manual? Thoughts?

Judging by the discounts, they had a helluva time getting out the gates upon introduction - makes me...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-18-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,984
Posted By Re_Invention
No kidding - TrueCar indicates 27%+ off msrp for...

No kidding - TrueCar indicates 27%+ off msrp for a typical 500.

Fun to speculate on the pricing.. A Miata Grand Touring model with keyless entry at $31,0xx and a Club with Brembo package is...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-18-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,984
Posted By Re_Invention
I keep seeing NB miata in the side and rear. ...

I keep seeing NB miata in the side and rear.

I liked some of the renders that were floating around more, had a more elegant shape and was less busy - but this looks far more 124 Spyder than...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 11-16-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,482
Posted By Re_Invention
Most European locales will do the afternoon break...

Most European locales will do the afternoon break but not quite like Spain, heh. The trade off - if you want to climb any career ladders you're leaving work between 8-10 pm, then dinner, then home.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-15-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By Re_Invention
Ha! I was/still am astonished to see 'meme'...

Ha! I was/still am astonished to see 'meme' spread throughout online culture. I studied semiotics many years ago: meme, seme, phoneme, morpheme, sememe, etc. was typical research jargon. Bizarre to...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-15-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,574
Posted By Re_Invention
What a gorgeous shape... Time to be blunt:...

What a gorgeous shape...

Time to be blunt: to get a verifiable answer take the question to rennlist or find some spec boxster forums and read through typical annual costs. Logically speaking the...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-11-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Re_Invention
Woof.

Woof.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-09-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,574
Posted By Re_Invention
Yeah, that's absolutely it. I briefly looked...

Yeah, that's absolutely it.

I briefly looked into a final drive gear for S2K as-is. Wasn't convinced enough to go with a 4.77 final drive, 4.56 sounded like the right bump up but I decided to wait...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-09-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,574
Posted By Re_Invention
I've owned a '99 S2000 for several years now and...

I've owned a '99 S2000 for several years now and have slowly turned it into a track car.

I've spent years salivating over the twins before they were born, done 5+ test drives and put a track...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-07-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 127,428
Posted By Re_Invention
I see where you're going with this... And...

I see where you're going with this...

And it's silly to make the ACR/918 comparison. The ACR is better compared to a Radical or Noble or Mosler. People, on this forum especially, play naive and...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 11-04-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,139
Posted By Re_Invention
Brings back memories of college... For some...

Brings back memories of college... For some context, I have few extra bones in my feet/ankles and have size 15 3E feet needing orthopedic inserts... anyways I drove a miata back then and would need...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-31-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 25,238
Posted By Re_Invention
Or they just make enough money that it simply...

Or they just make enough money that it simply doesn't matter :thumbsup:

But whatever helps you sleep at night.

The color is kinda cool. Here's to hoping the seats are clavicle killers like the...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-31-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,296
Posted By Re_Invention
Right, let cars and car guys be different. The...

Right, let cars and car guys be different. The single track-mindedness that brought so much criticism onto the twins from folks saying they need more power, they need more this or that, is coming...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-30-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,296
Posted By Re_Invention
I'd buy the base $150,000 :D Come on - we...

I'd buy the base $150,000 :D

Come on - we are talking about a six figure status toy here. The sports-car purity argument can only go up to six figures anyway: 370z, Cayman, 4C, Corvette, GT350 -...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-30-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,296
Posted By Re_Invention
Folks gotta think more outside the box with...

Folks gotta think more outside the box with modern cars and their respective banner holding halo cars!!! They should be wild, innovative and cool!

The NSX looks fantastic, it's priced just right...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-22-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By Re_Invention
:burnrubber: Slow down cowboy... I would highly...

:burnrubber: Slow down cowboy... I would highly recommend you watch many, many hours of crash videos on the ring over the next year - watch them every week. See where the typical 'uh oh' areas are...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-22-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By Re_Invention
I haven't done it myself but have been to BMW...

I haven't done it myself but have been to BMW Welt two times and the Porsche factory (Zuffenhausen) once. I am not familiar with Audi's ED program incentives or discounts - I know Volvo and BMW has...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-24-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,348
Posted By Re_Invention
I don't want to believe it myself but here is the...

I don't want to believe it myself but here is the article - pictures show the weather is ok...
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-24-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,348
Posted By Re_Invention
The CTR will have similar performance stats as an...

The CTR will have similar performance stats as an RS and STi and laps the Nordschleife faster than a 997 Turbo... :iono: And why shouldn't it be priced cheaper than the other two? Similar if not...
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