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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...
  6. 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...
  21. 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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  23. 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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  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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!...
  29. 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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    Hey Bobby. Any chance you could run this one for...

    Hey Bobby. Any chance you could run this one for me? I'm tempted.
    YV1612FS3D2180154

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  36. Yo Fred. If you REALLY wanna have some fun, you...

    Yo Fred. If you REALLY wanna have some fun, you in the mood to help me with my head gasket in a 130 degree garage? I'll have beer! Of course you might pass out about 5 minutes in too so there's that....
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    PLEASE tell me that's what you're rolling up to...

    PLEASE tell me that's what you're rolling up to the dealer in. That would be SO pimp. Man that car brings back some memories.

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    Heya Bobby. Any chance you could run this bad boy...

    Heya Bobby. Any chance you could run this bad boy for me please? Thaaaanks!
    YV1612FH2D1213686

    https://c.tenor.com/yOcJRVa8DgwAAAAC/south-park-thanks.gif

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  39. My blue tarp game is strong. Funny you say that...

    My blue tarp game is strong. Funny you say that though. There's a guy down the street with an old, presumably broken BMW that's been sitting under a blue tarp for ages now. Guess we're kindred...
  40. Yeah. I guess I am a bit of a car masochist. I DO...

    Yeah. I guess I am a bit of a car masochist. I DO kinda ask for my mechanical woes sometimes.

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  41. OOH! Daddy likey! I used to have a '96 DeVille....

    OOH! Daddy likey! I used to have a '96 DeVille. I freaking loved that old hoopty. Ssssooooooo smoove floating down the highway. Crazy good mpg for it's size too. Had the Northstar V8 and I'd average...
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    Truth. It's downright depressing out there. ...

    Truth. It's downright depressing out there.

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  43. $2500-3000 assuming nothing else wrong and that...

    $2500-3000 assuming nothing else wrong and that doesn't include all the coolant hose swaps and stuff I wanna do while I'm in there. I'm fairly certain I'll need to get the head machined if it's not...
  44. True but back in 2014, used cars were way...

    True but back in 2014, used cars were way cheaper. But yeah, it does seem kind of high for a 21 year old car however it kind of is the state of the market these days. For an even G, it could be...
  45. Haha. Better not ask for MY opinion. My judgement...

    Haha. Better not ask for MY opinion. My judgement is questionable at best. But uhh.... How much?

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  46. Oh yeah. For sure. PLUS I have a full blown...

    Oh yeah. For sure. PLUS I have a full blown "dealer" setup, ie an old Panasonic Toughbook loaded with VIDA (which has TONS of instruction guides, diagrams, part #s, etc) + an actual Volvo brand DICE...
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    Will do! All the parts I need are cheap. The hours however are going to add up to a LOT no doubt. Being a head gasket virgin, it's going to take far longer than it would with people who actually know...
  49. Lol yup! Head gasket. I honestly just had to...

    Lol yup! Head gasket. I honestly just had to laugh about it at that point. Cracked open a cold one, and said "oh well." Guess that's life. At least I have a garage and tools to work on it, so...
  50. Good tips. Will get those ordered for sure. I got...

    Good tips. Will get those ordered for sure. I got a line on a good machine shop here in town who knows how to machine these T5 heads back to specs. I'm counting on a warped head for sure but will...
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