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I’d love to go test drive this but might have to wait for spring I’d love to go test drive this but might have to wait for spring

I have been wanting to replace my turbo beetle with something that offers 2 of 3 of the following:

100 internet points to Gmporschenut

GMPorschenut wins the Oppo of the day award.

My wife’s c-max got Polar Vortexed

Anyone have any solutions for me?

Sigh, of course the one in my area is priced high Sigh, of course the one in my area is priced high

As many of you may recall; I’m contemplating replacing my beetle with something more practical and automatic. A car I forgot existed until tonight popped back into my head.

Well, that was fine (2014 VW GLI) Well, that was fine (2014 VW GLI)

I swung by a dealer on my way to REI for shotgun style Christmas shopping(buying for numerous people in various parts of the store). They had a 2014 VW Jetta GLI on the lot. I’ve been trying to find the right car to compliment my 996 lately: carry 4-5 people, a roof rack when needed, and preferably an automatic so my…

So that's why Oppos keep choosing a GTI... So that's why Oppos keep choosing a GTI...

I’ve been shopping for a Turbo Beetle replacement. I want an entertaining automatic(my wife has no interest in learning manual and as long as my 996 is manual, I’d be fine with a good auto for the other car), a little more space, something that can have a roof rack, and preferably 4 doors. I don’t want to spend too …

S tronic on the audi A models in the u.s? S tronic on the audi A models in the u.s?

Has Audi ever sent over their dual clutch on a plebeian A4 or a6 model(non-S or RS) car to the U.S.A.? Wife is open to replacing the beetle with a bigger car/wagon(specifically mentioned an Audi) and I’d be open to getting an auto if I could bounce off the rev limiter if I please and get some quick shifts out of the…

Honest and Helpful Honest and Helpful

Frustrated BMW owner goes to autozone, gets code, lists car on Craigslist. There is something about this that cracks me up:

Paging all the E9X fans and a “you know your oil leak is bad...”

First off, anyone have tips on what to look for on a 2009 328i x drive? There is one near me for $10.5k with 70,000 miles which seems pretty reasonable. Price seems high for the year but low for the miles. I think with a naturally aspirated 6, AWD, and a little more room and the ability to add a roof rack I would be a…

Hmmm how foretelling Hmmm how foretelling

2 months ago I posted about a job I applied for in my organization, in the post I put a picture of a FoRS:

Follow up on front page article - too good to be true?

Tom answered a question about a couple of lease swap sites. I got curious and went to check them out. Low and behold this dealer appears to be all but begging people to take an ATS for 27 months at about 1/2 the cost of what Cadillac shows for leasing on their website:

Performance version; how about base versions?

Road and track did an article on cars that need performance versions. And although I agree with them; I also think some cars could use some stripped out base models. Here is there list:

Welp, it’s done, my brain jumped the shark Welp, it’s done, my brain jumped the shark

I spent yesterday watching some DIYs and informational videos on B7 S4s and after watching how people pull the front end apart, remove sub frames, and dismantle their engines; I thought to myself “that’s what everyone makes such a big deal about, pfff.”

When your kid says... When your kid says...

“We should get a van so we have could have a TV in it...”

Applied for a new job this week in my organization  Applied for a new job this week in my organization 

So naturally I’m imagining the big raise and all the fun things I could buy with it.

The 992 reception will be more in the details but hey these look good

I think ultimately whether or not(or how much) people like the 992 will come down to dimensions, weight, and so forth. It’s not like some cars where seeing spy shots is going to really push your opinion one way or the other. But, just in case, here are the best spy shots yet of the 992.

I’m at the midpoint of my car wrenching project

So unnecessary internet car shopping is at its peak. 135is cars are way too much coin, 335is caRs are all over the map, but m235i cars are plentiful and seem like decent buys on paper. Heard mixed things about the actual driving experience though.

If you were shopping for a manual Maserati Coupe; you have about 1-2 options nationwide

And this interestingly specced red over blue at a used car dealer is one of them:

Subaru FB engines and rings for my brother.

My brother has his heart set on a Subaru; he is shopping Imprezas and legacy’s. If I understand the FB recall right; if the vehicle exhibited high oil consumption before the end of the warranty period; then it’s covered by the extended warranty. If the vehicle didn’t show symptoms until after the original warranty,…

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