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Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-09-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By EdCT
Mine's an 06 (March 06 production), Monaco Blue...

Mine's an 06 (March 06 production), Monaco Blue over gray, blue top.

That's a nice one, with normal mileage for its age - it would probably clean up well. I'm only at 58k plus, so I've got many...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-07-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,420
Posted By EdCT
You made it everyone's business, thousands of...

You made it everyone's business, thousands of users and many lurkers, by posting this.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-07-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,420
Posted By EdCT
Moderators must be on vacation - these kinds of...

Moderators must be on vacation - these kinds of boy-racer threads are usually shut down fast.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,793
Posted By EdCT
Civics of that era are still sought out ......

Civics of that era are still sought out ... Proteges were good cars, a bright spot for certain, bit one car does not a model line make.

Honda was remarkably consistent for years with the following...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,793
Posted By EdCT
i can't imagine why you believe that, you've got...

i can't imagine why you believe that, you've got it backwards - Accords were considered sharp handlers back in the day. The generation introduced in 1986 had a double-wishbone suspension all around....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,793
Posted By EdCT
Honda, at one time, was an engineer's car, and...

Honda, at one time, was an engineer's car, and quite fun to drive - with the new Civic, it would appear the company is returning to form - somewhat.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,793
Posted By EdCT
I wonder if Honda would ever release a car in...

I wonder if Honda would ever release a car in which the shock towers and rear mounting points around the suspension would crack and fall apart - under routine driving ....

Hmmm....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-29-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6,464
Views: 1,192,957
Posted By EdCT
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1465/24326621309_19...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1465/24326621309_194edb3efe_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/D4EhZk)upload (https://flic.kr/p/D4EhZk) by Edward Dzubak (https://www.flickr.com/photos/shrp11/), on Flickr
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-19-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By EdCT
Looks good and gives me something to look forward...

Looks good and gives me something to look forward to ... as it stands today, there isn't a single car in the company's lineup that appeals to me, and if this one hadn't had a softtop, it'd be off the...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-18-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By EdCT
That's #2, I wonder what the big three will be ...

That's #2, I wonder what the big three will be ...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-13-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By EdCT
Those people were carrying way too much speed...

Those people were carrying way too much speed into the corners ... classic mess up.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,654
Posted By EdCT
Based on your question in the OP, and the fact...

Based on your question in the OP, and the fact that your main car is a Honda Civic, this might not be the right car for, not at that mileage and age - it's going to need things that are going to be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-08-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 20,396
Posted By EdCT
I don't know, but I just learned it's no longer...

I don't know, but I just learned it's no longer transferable - it's a single owner program.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-08-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By EdCT
I disagree completely, new cars are far more...

I disagree completely, new cars are far more crashworthy than your old car, or mine - all new cars use the same basic body-in-white design for crashworthiness developed and refined over the last 15...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-08-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 20,396
Posted By EdCT
My point is that like the shrinking can of 16 oz...

My point is that like the shrinking can of 16 oz coffee (down to about 13 oz now), decontenting occurs in little bits, a bit at a time. ;)
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-08-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By EdCT
The cars in this video are traveling 10 MPH...

The cars in this video are traveling 10 MPH slower than the Corolla. The 40MPH offset is relatively new.

Today's cars are much safer than the German cars posted in your second video (which are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-08-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 20,396
Posted By EdCT
If you've seen BMW's as different and...

If you've seen BMW's as different and "value-driven" because of things like free maintenance, then you don't really understand the brand or why its followers are loyal to the brand - perhaps other...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-08-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 20,396
Posted By EdCT
In essence, a price hike ;) When you factor...

In essence, a price hike ;)

When you factor this in with all the little things you can't see, like the shaving of a few dollars here in there by using cheaper plastics, or headliners, removing...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-07-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 756
Posted By EdCT
I have an old car ... :thumbup:

I have an old car ... :thumbup:
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-07-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By EdCT
Accords are big cars now, larger than E39's -...

Accords are big cars now, larger than E39's - which used to feel like a big car.

My E46 convertible is dwarfed in parking lots - lost amid a sea of large SUV's, and by large, I mean the standard...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 01-02-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,258
Posted By EdCT
The two generations of X1's are the same in name...

The two generations of X1's are the same in name only, they're completely different cars. One's built on an (aging) E90 platform, the other a more modern Mini.

Styling is subjective, I like the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-27-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By EdCT
Buy a "winter tire package" - this includes new...

Buy a "winter tire package" - this includes new wheels and tires for winter only. You'll be happier with a smaller, narrower tire for winter use.

Try tire rack - just select "winter tire package"...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 977
Posted By EdCT
Whatever you think you're driving isn't the...

Whatever you think you're driving isn't the picture you posted - you posted an interior shot of a 2005 Audi a4 Avant.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 977
Posted By EdCT
The one you're driving is over ten years old - a...

The one you're driving is over ten years old - a 2005 model. Apples and oranges.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 12-19-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By EdCT
You'd have to be able to prove causation =...

You'd have to be able to prove causation = correlation over a large population of owners for the car to be deemed "unmerchantable".

My suggestion is - assuming the pain is related to the car -...
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