What is/are your dream car(s)?

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  1. Mobius 1

    Mobius 1 Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    I see, I'll inquire the shop/importer if they can modify the AE88 bodykit at an extra cost to match the Initial D look.
     
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    houstoned Yoga Pants Connoisseur.

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    that's the new S63 Coupe. there isn't a CL-moniker anymore.
     
  3. triturbo

    triturbo Long live 16:10 and MXM-B

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    It is.

    Waiting for the S65 and I'll get one :D Still like the first CL better, but this one is quite impressive as well, unlike the previous one (yuck).

    I think it can be done, but some work would be involved. It's much easier on a Civic - like half a day work including finding the missing parts.

    There was a panda Trueno, just missing the Tofu shop stickers :D

    Sadly.
     
  4. Tsunade_Hime

    Tsunade_Hime such bacon. wow

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    Ah I was never a fan of the CL, I liked the swoopy bodystyle of the CLS better. Reminded me of Jaguars of the past...
     
  5. Mobius 1

    Mobius 1 Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    Is there anything I risk by buying a 86/88 with a swapped engine?
     
  6. triturbo

    triturbo Long live 16:10 and MXM-B

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    Not very good craftsmanship. My guess is that one does not get into swaps without knowing anything about it, or at least without having a friend who knows thing or two, so it should be OK. Get detailed photos of the engine bay, if it looks messy (bad welding, wires and pipes all over the place), it's not for you.
     
  7. Tsunade_Hime

    Tsunade_Hime such bacon. wow

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    That's a risk associated honestly with buying an car 10+ years old, especially one that is somewhat sporty in nature (4 years ago I bought a 15 year old Nissan 240SX, and thankfully it was troublefree). You have to understand you would be rolling the dice on a car that old anyway. I'm hoping this wouldn't be your daily driver...

    As for buying a swapped engine car, it's best to know if they did it themselves vs a reputable shop. See if they have receipts/pictures of the work. You'd be surprised how much documentation that people put into swaps/builds. If it was swapped in someone's garage...I'd stray far away. I have a general rule of thumb of not buying people's projects.
     
  8. Yotsuba

    Yotsuba Notebook Evangelist

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    My dream car is still a Ferrari Testarossa. Absolutely unrealistic, but that's what dreams are in most cases, right?
     
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    Tsunade_Hime such bacon. wow

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    Given the Testarossa is almost 30 years old, it's actually not that hard to find one in decent shape. Sure it'll be $$$ to maintain, but they aren't that expensive.
     
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    Syndrome Torque Matters

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