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    Sounds like an Audi! Gotta put it in "service...

    Sounds like an Audi! Gotta put it in "service position" to swap the belt. I got pretty good at taking off the bumper and unbolting everything. Haha.

    On yours, if you wanna keep it post-warranty,...
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    Oh, people on here were most certainly there....

    Oh, people on here were most certainly there. They're just afraid to admit it. Haha.

    I remember really WANTING to go but I had just graduated and it was simply not in the cards financially to make...
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    Saw one of these bad boys on the road last...

    Saw one of these bad boys on the road last weekend. The Toyota Hiace. How come we don't get those? Interesting van! Looked loaded. MX plates of course....
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    Having UPS decide to take their sweet ass time...

    Having UPS decide to take their sweet ass time with delivering a package that was supposed to be here by now. Now they're saying middle of next week. It's a hudge bundle of tools and parts I was...
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    Yeah. That's where it's gotten kind of obnoxious...

    Yeah. That's where it's gotten kind of obnoxious to me. I liked the premise of the series, liked the old comics, and it's very well done in many ways. But sheesh! They make it out like the majority...
  6. Indeed, Ted. Indeed. Sent from my Pixel 3...

    Indeed, Ted. Indeed.

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  7. Oh sunnuva. Imma be pissed if that one goes for...

    Oh sunnuva. Imma be pissed if that one goes for less than what I paid for mine. Of course mines an R-Design, but still. Near current bid, it'd be a steal.

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    https://youtu.be/JfemIEDwVZI In that video, I...

    https://youtu.be/JfemIEDwVZI

    In that video, I learned about Dan Trachtenberg's short film "Portal: No Escape"!!! Woah! Timely discovery since the kiddos and I are in the middle of playing Portal...
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    Don't forget Titane! ;) Sent from my Pixel 3...

    Don't forget Titane! ;)

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    Congrats! On both the new whip AND dumping the...

    Congrats! On both the new whip AND dumping the Buick.

    Yeah, I was told by multiple salesmen that they couldn't place any orders according to the manufacturer. Basically you get what you get. Like...
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    You're methodology appears sounds, BUT have you...

    You're methodology appears sounds, BUT have you bought a vehicle in 2022?

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    Lol. Yup. You may have noticed that in my review,...

    Lol. Yup. You may have noticed that in my review, I called it "fun" as opposed to "good." Sometimes it's ok to sorta check your brain at the door and just go with it sometimes. Prey won't be winning...
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    Welcome to the Uncanny Valley. Sent from my...

    Welcome to the Uncanny Valley.

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    That's how I feel. I really enjoyed season 1 and...

    That's how I feel. I really enjoyed season 1 and then was like "Yeah. I'm good." Never continued on. I liked the show and all but just haven't found the motivation to keep going. Too much in my...
  15. LMAO. My kids will probably be embarrassed enough...

    LMAO. My kids will probably be embarrassed enough having to drive an ancient wagon (or they might think it's the raddest thing ever), but a star destroyer Volvo miiiight just push them over the edge....
  16. Thanks. Tools and parts have started arriving....

    Thanks. Tools and parts have started arriving. Should be ready to start diving in this weekend. I'm kind of scared to be perfectly honest. Never done a job this major before. Excited to learn...
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    Oh wow. /thread Sent from my Pixel 3 using TGR...

    Oh wow. /thread

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    Not kidding at all. Even by modern standards,...

    Not kidding at all. Even by modern standards, those 240s are freaking safe, sans stupid nanny devices. Those final years at least had abs, airbags, pioneering crumple zones, etc. I would have zero...
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    Congrats. That's a tough thing to do these days....

    Congrats. That's a tough thing to do these days. Especially when it comes to hot sellers like Civics. I just gave up after being bait & switched a few times. Seeing the price on the window means...
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    Watched Prey last night. Viewed it with the...

    Watched Prey last night. Viewed it with the Comanche audio track. Very cool they offered that option, which I learned is the Director's "definitive" version. Even though a bunch of that is a dub, it...
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    MSRP? HA! You haven't been car shopping in a...

    MSRP? HA! You haven't been car shopping in a while I take it.

    I thought buying a brand new Civic would be perfect. Hassle free and not outrageously priced... or so I thought. After working with...
  22. While no way I would do that to my car (you see...

    While no way I would do that to my car (you see what it did to that LR thermostat?) since I plan on keeping it long term, that stuff might not be a bad idea at all if you're planning on trading it...
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    ^^ Oh wow! Haven't ever seen that one before!...

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    Oh wow! Haven't ever seen that one before! That grigio hati's an interesting paint. That's a pretty rare (and pricey) option, right?

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    See? Here's a Buick Regal for sale!...

    See? Here's a Buick Regal for sale!
    https://dallas.craigslist.org/ndf/cto/d/argyle-1977-buick-regal/7513977667.html

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    Well then, either sell it to Carvana for $$$ or...

    Well then, either sell it to Carvana for $$$ or put in on CL for silly money and clearly state "NO LOWBALLERS! I KNOW WHAT I GOT!"

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    Same. Absolutely killed me that I wasn't in a...

    Same. Absolutely killed me that I wasn't in a place financially to pick one up a steeply discounted new one then. Sharp looking wagon.

    And I DO like a lot of Buicks from years past. Like the...
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    Ladies and gentlemen. We have outed all the Chevy...

    Ladies and gentlemen. We have outed all the Chevy Trax drivers among us. ;)

    Oh, and FWIW I DO still have a car that runs great. Haha. I am not without wheels right now.

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    100%!!! I'd rather take my bike in this 110...

    100%!!! I'd rather take my bike in this 110 degree heat or ride the bus than own an Encore.

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    Cept now that I think about it, I'm more the...

    Cept now that I think about it, I'm more the automotive equivalent of a divorced, washed up middle age guy who used to have a smoking hot super model wife but still wants high standards, even though...
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    Hahahaha. Ok, ok. That's funny. Sent from my...

    Hahahaha. Ok, ok. That's funny.

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    Ok, ok. Hardee har har. I guess I just see WAY...

    Ok, ok. Hardee har har. I guess I just see WAY too many of those little douchemobiles out there in the wild that it''s entirely plausible that some of you guys would buy them for your kids. Lol
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    You having a hard time reading? I said I was NOT...

    You having a hard time reading? I said I was NOT recommending anything. Especially broke down European cars. That's my wheelhouse. Was just commenting on what Id pick for my OWN kids, which...
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    CR-V? Perfectly acceptable. Chevy Trax/Buick...

    CR-V? Perfectly acceptable.

    Chevy Trax/Buick Encore? You trolling, homey? GTFO of here with that goofy POS. No self-respecting father would ever buy that for his children.

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    Oh, that's definitely one of my plans someday....

    Oh, that's definitely one of my plans someday. After salvage prices come back down to earth. You USED to be able to buy a wrecked Model S for cheap. Use that one for parts on another with a...
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    Absolutely not! Just saying what I'm gonna do for...

    Absolutely not! Just saying what I'm gonna do for MY kids. Haha. Most should probably stick with Honda/Toyota for their daughters who will likely drive for 100K and be like "I was supposed to get...
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    If my kids were of driving age today, I think Id...

    If my kids were of driving age today, I think Id get them an old Volvo 240. To me, that's the perfect car for a teenager. Super safe, built like a tank, AND can teach em how to wrench a bit. I have...
  37. Killer project, Simple! You really should take...

    Killer project, Simple! You really should take it to a Radwood event after you get 'er buttoned back up.

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    Good luck, Mustonen! It's pretty bad out there. ...

    Good luck, Mustonen! It's pretty bad out there.

    https://www.memesmonkey.com/images/memesmonkey/5d/5da5be8236256a5f509338e0ff9f7c43.jpeg

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  39. Hahahaha. Nailed it, Nostradamus. Sent from my...

    Hahahaha. Nailed it, Nostradamus.

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    http://www.reactiongifs.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/entertained.gif

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  41. Oh quite possibly. And I may end up ultimately...

    Oh quite possibly. And I may end up ultimately doing that. However I at least want to take it apart to examine the condition of the engine and the extent of the damage. I might luck out and end up...
  42. I've thought about it. Less for YT purposes and...

    I've thought about it. Less for YT purposes and more for my own documentation's sake. So when it comes time to bolt everything back together I'll have something to refer to. Haha.
    That WOULD be. At...
  43. Excellent! Enjoy.Thanks! I will need it indeed. I...

    Excellent! Enjoy.Thanks! I will need it indeed. I already needed the required specialty Volvo tools for my C30 head gasket job so I figured "What the heck? Why not tackle TWO head jobs at the same...
  44. Give me a few months in the garage and I might...

    Give me a few months in the garage and I might have to agree with you. Til then, at least it's pretty! It's like a having a gf who's a model but won't put out... Yet. She's gonna make me work for it!...
  45. For your entertainment pleasure, I am now the...

    For your entertainment pleasure, I am now the proud owner of a (broken) 2013 Volvo S60! T5 Premier Plus w/ AWD. Valves are jacked but we'll see if we can manage to save the motor. Either way,...
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    Good luck, gravity! Hope it turns out well. A...

    Good luck, gravity! Hope it turns out well. A minivans going to be just the ticket for your work. You're gonna love it. Will be hard to ever want to go back to an SUV.

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    That's rough to see for sure, OG. Sounds like you...

    That's rough to see for sure, OG. Sounds like you guys are amazing dog owners though. The old gal has definitely had a good run for sure.

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    Nevermind, Bobby. Don't need to run the vins...

    Nevermind, Bobby. Don't need to run the vins after all. I'm taking door #1 maŮana. Will post pics in the other thread after I get my new Swedish heap towed to me tomorrow. ;)

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    Hey. Get in line, buddy! Haha. Sent from my...

    Hey. Get in line, buddy! Haha.

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    Yeah! That's no fun. Haha. I'm sure GL's tools...

    Yeah! That's no fun. Haha. I'm sure GL's tools will appreciate the break though.

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