The Car Thread • Page 14

Discussion in 'General Forum' started by jorbjorb, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. subplotofcrows

    A Grand Scene For A Color Film Prestigious

    Oh yeah, will probably hit 300k miles with minimal fixes. But if I get hit by a big crossover or truck it probably won’t be good. Also, my trunk leaks, my door locks get stuck, and the car sounds like a freight train at 70 mph on the highway at 3200 RPM. It’s so damn loud. I’d like to at least upgrade to something with remote door locks.
     
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  2. GrantCloud

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    i have a 2006 honda cr-v and i haven't had any major issues with it (maybe one or two major fixes since i bought it), i just replaced the rear brakes and got a new battery last month. now today i traveled home for the holidays, i get home and all of a sudden my engine gets super loud when i accelerate and when it is sitting in idle. i have 216K on it, so i think my baby is gonna start nickel and diming me soon. sigh.
     
  3. Brent

    Ready When You Are Supporter

    Haven’t had any major issues with it, then immediately said you had one or two major fixes with it? ???

    My cars at 128K, nothing major with it myself but I feel like it’s just all gonna fall apart one of these days.
     
  4. GrantCloud

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    I guess I more so meant like nothing MAJOR like any engine repair/replacement, exhaust, etc.
     
  5. himynameisiain

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    New Wheels! VW Golf GT - Apple Carplay is awesome, but im not used to using siri! This is what is like for me below:

     
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  6. Dog with a Blog

    Will I ever put flowers by the street? Prestigious

    Clutch gave out today while I was on the freeway. $650 fix. Pretty steep but not as bad as when the clutch on my VW gave out. I think that was like $1k or something close to it. Sigh. There’s not much I could have done to prevent this, huh? I take good care of my car.
     
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  7. mescalineeyes

    posting is warfare

    My new Audi A6 avant came on Thursday.

    Then it immediately rained and now it’s super dusty. :(
     
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  8. theagentcoma

    nobody look Supporter

    I have a 1999 Honda Accord with like 271,000 miles on it. It has one mirror (passenger side one broke off years ago). The knob for the AC temperature fell off. The CD player works like 80% of the time and I have no aux input. There are no floormats. Holes in much of the leather seating. The front tires are so bad that they can't even be rotated. The Engine light never goes off. I just replaced the catalytic converter 2 months ago and it cost $900.

    I think maybe it's time for a new car, especially since it's been snowing here a lot and my car is NOT equipped for the weather.
     
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  9. devenstonow

    Noobie

    So, I'm buying a car (from a dealer, used 2018 subaru impreza hatchback) in New York, and then plan on driving it back to MA where I'm gonna have it registered and everything. Looking online, it seems like there may be some screwiness with plates and everything. MA doesn't do temporary plates (and apparently don't even recognize them?) and I have (as of today, a temporary) MA license. So, will the dealer give me NY temporary plates, and just making it a game of hoping I don't get pulled over in Mass before I go get my actual plates?
     
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  10. Dog with a Blog

    Will I ever put flowers by the street? Prestigious

    Isn’t there a window of time where you can legally drive without plates after purchasing a vehicle? I thought that was a thing
     
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  11. devenstonow

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    I've never seen a car driving without any plates whatsoever. That's the contribution I have other than my dad saying the "dealer has done this before"
     
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  12. Dog with a Blog

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    According to the internet, where I live (CA), after purchasing a vehicle you have 90 days to get plates without penalty if purchased from a dealership. I’ve seen cars without plates a decent amount tbh
     
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  13. BlueEyesBrewing

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    I don't believe you're allowed to drive without some sort of license plate. I would talk to the dealer and/or your town hall before you go and ask what you need to do. You don't want to get down there and realize you can't drive off with the car and have to drive back.
     
  14. jorbjorb

    Conditioner is better.

    They should give you temporary plates or at least a sticker to put on your wind shield.
     
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  15. jorbjorb

    Conditioner is better.

    What engine do they have in your golfs over there? We have the 1.4tsi here.
     
  16. devenstonow

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    QUOTE="jorbjorb, post: 2675209, member: 209"]They should give you temporary plates or at least a sticker to put on your wind shield.[/QUOTE]
    As I said, MA doesn't do temp plates and I'm not doing anything in regards to NY/NJ registration. But, talked to the dealer today, they told me to get my insurance now, then they're gonna overnight forms to me to get plates/register the car in MA
     
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  17. Ken

    Entrusted Prestigious

    I want that 2020 X3M. I have no idea how I will ever afford it, but I want it so badly.

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  18. GrantCloud

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    Damn my car just hit 220K, 20 more thousand and I’ll get a new one! Maybe...
     
  19. GrantCloud

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    I really like them Mazda CX-5s though. Definitely might consider one when I send the old Honda to greener pasture.
     
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  20. theagentcoma

    nobody look Supporter

    I'm quite literally driving my Accord into the ground lol
     
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  21. himynameisiain

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    2.0 Diesel. I have went from a 1.6 to 2.0 and can tell difference in the amount on fuel im spending a month. I'll see how it goes for a year and maybe drop back down to 1.6.

    Its a fairly popular car her in the UK. They are on the expensive end of its category (before going up to premium brands) - 10 to 15% dearer starting list price than say a Ford or Renault.
     
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