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What have you done to your vehicle lately?

Discussion in 'Automotive / Motorcycle Chat' started by TheCytochromeC, Apr 25, 2014.

  1. TheDan

    TheDan DEPLORABLE TGT Supporter

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    My 10yo BMW has the same solid feel as the old one, but is more nicely appointed. The leather is thick and wearing nicely, and the plastic parts and buttons feel substantial; not "plasticy" if you know what I mean. No squeaks or rattles and "solid" is just a good adjective for it. Only complaint is there are some items that have a rubber over-molding that has become tacky as over-molding tends to do. I hate it when manufacturers put that stuff on tools because it never holds up, but you can't get away from it now.

    I liked the G8, too... It's a bummer they killed it.
     


  2. pronstar

    pronstar Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    I thought it was the smell of shitty leather LOL

    For some reason German leather doesn't hold up all that well IMHO


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  3. rman

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    yes, that's exactly it... kinda.

    the leather smells like rotten crayons lol

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  4. grasshopperglock

    grasshopperglock Can You Dig It?

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    Let's not forget the horrible sounding door buzzer. It sounds like a mouse is being executed behind the dash. And yEah.....that German car smell. It doesn't matter how new or old. It always has a funky European smell.

    Strangely, Volkswagen doesn't have the same smell as a Bimmer or Mercedes.
     
  5. grasshopperglock

    grasshopperglock Can You Dig It?

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    Before I bought the Chevy there was a low mileage two door 3 series down town. Pearl white with the light brown interior. Gorgeous car but expensive. I looked at the car and wanted it. Filthy, filthy German and my great great grand parents would have been proud. Then I stepped away from myself and researched exactly what the car was and anything that needed to be done to it.

    Oh Hell No. The sticker price on a BMW should be considered a crime.
     
  6. Shotgun Jeremy

    Shotgun Jeremy TGT Addict

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    Edit- Wrong thread
     

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  7. TxStetson

    TxStetson TGT Addict

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    Still like it. Even in the wrong thread.
     
  8. Shotgun Jeremy

    Shotgun Jeremy TGT Addict

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    Thank you - its my first "Nice" vehicle. Fully loaded, handles nicely too.

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  9. grasshopperglock

    grasshopperglock Can You Dig It?

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    Do a search on Ceramic car wax. If the permanence and price isn't to your liking. Turtle wax for black paint. It'll stain your hands black for a day. Big bag of microfiber towels.

    Black&Decker orbital polisher and two buckets. One for soap and the other to rinse the mitt out. Use a leaf blower to dry it. Don't touch the paint and don't rub anything sitting on the paint.

    Nice truck....a hell of better then the blazer.
     
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  10. sharkey

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    Drove my base ATS to the auto show and gotta say for what I got in mine I am Happy. Favorite car there - Acura RLX


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