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Posted Dec 24, '12 at 2:52pm

redfan45

redfan45

202 posts

Since I saw there was a thread for the faces of users, why not make one for their cars?
I guess I'll start then.
My 1955 Ford Customline. Rather unique for a 18 year old I guess.
http://i46.tinypic.com/2d8ox1x.jpg

 

Posted Dec 24, '12 at 2:57pm

Salvidian

Salvidian

3,950 posts

Yep. 1999 Ford 1500.

http://imganuncios.mitula.net/1999_ford_f250_super_duty_v10_lariat_4x4_lifted_35s_hamburg_pa_7900_96998171467919290.jpg

Not my picture, but it's the same model.

 

Posted Dec 24, '12 at 10:09pm

redfan45

redfan45

202 posts

We must be the only people here with vehicles, I guess nerds really don't have lives huh?

 

Posted Dec 24, '12 at 11:32pm

thebloxxer

thebloxxer

28 posts

My ride. :)

1984 Pontiac "Indy" Fiero
#70/2000

http://574722_396693203719238_839635029_n

 

Posted Dec 24, '12 at 11:39pm

thebloxxer

thebloxxer

28 posts

Woops, let me fix that. Hope it works this time. :)

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Indy+fiero&num=10&hl=en&tbo=d&biw=1093&bih=470&tbm=isch&tbnid=TIKVNYfDcUwuOM:&imgrefurl=http://www.firebirdfever.com/pages/fierohistory.htm&docid=O4RghH8P3Db5OM&imgurl=http://www.firebirdfever.com/images/fiero04.jpeg&w=448&h=229&ei=xSzZUOqHLObE2wXrt4CwCA&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=591&vpy=166&dur=687&hovh=160&hovw=314&tx=165&ty=71&sig=116245008154482191236&page=2&tbnh=128&tbnw=244&start=10&ndsp=15&ved=1t:429,r:13,s:0,i:129

 

Posted Dec 25, '12 at 12:01am

R2D21999

R2D21999

8,399 posts

We must be the only people here with vehicles

Well if Ernie was online I'm sure he'd post his car. And besides you know most of us don't have cars or just don't want anyone to see the license plate.

 

Posted Dec 25, '12 at 12:37am

redfan45

redfan45

202 posts

That's why I used a picture of my car before I changed the license plate to it's current official plate.
And your pic still didn't work thebloxxer

 

Posted Dec 25, '12 at 1:44am

thebloxxer

thebloxxer

28 posts

Hmm, will try to work that out later.

 

Posted Dec 25, '12 at 2:09am

nichodemus

nichodemus

12,012 posts

Knight

Most of the users here are underage, hence the dearth of pictures.

Me? I just can't be bothered to get the license yet. Public transport is still more convenient for now.

 

Posted Dec 25, '12 at 5:30am

Strop

Strop

10,823 posts

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Thebloxxer, you're going to need to upload that image to an image hosting site before you can embed it.

Public transport in Singapore works.

Public transport in Australia generally doesn't. Not very well anyway.

In fact, both my carbon footprint and cost-effectiveness improves if I drive to work (5 minutes) as opposed to take the tram (20 minutes plus waiting because it's always late). The only way I could be more efficient is if I rode to work and... well, naaaaaah.

http://i1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb476/stropmd/2012-03-03_19-47-29_51_zpsdde7943d.jpg

This is my 1998 Citroen Xsara 1.8L, the same template which marked the beginning of Citroen's significant success in the WRC. Except this one doesn't go, it doesn't stop, and it doesn't turn. Its 4 speed auto transmission belongs to the stone ages and so does its naturally aspirated L4 8 valve engine, which also drinks premium (95RON minimum) like a fish. The FF layout renders the car's weight distribution so unbalanced that it either understeers horribly or the back skips out, depending on what the car feels like doing at the time. Being French, as it ages it also gets more temperamental, so if I push the gas pedal further than a third of the way, the engine misfires. I no longer use the air conditioner because if I do, the car doesn't make it up the hill.

There's a big fat dent in the front left quarterpanel from when I bumped another old bomb while turning on a busy intersection 4 years ago. The roof has hail damage. The power window switch housing broke many years ago, and since the Xsara's a discontinued model, the only way to get it fixed is to fork out 350 bucks to get a custom mold made in France and import the part. There are no handles to wind the front windows up or down manually.

Why am I driving it then? Well it's been in the family for what, 13 years. I'm the 5th person to drive it, and I've been driving it for 5 years now. Its chief advantages are that the seats are supremely comfortable, and no doubt related to the crap driving dynamics, so is the ride. It was also sold at a time when aftermarket audio was all the rage, so it still has a better audio system (plus sub) than just about any stock audio you can find in most cars now. And because it's still old, I can drive it as hard as it's capable of driving and not really care, so I've learnt lots of advanced driving techniques in it haha.

Thing is I might pass it back to my brother (the 4th driver) coz he's moving back in, and then I'll have to get another car. But what...

 
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