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This is my daily driver

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I have been looking for one of these though

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It's been two years and no luck. I thought I found one once but it was a fake and have found 5 other fakes or people with no clue like a SC being sold as a Wide Body, no real ones, and would rather not get a Turbo, not withstanding the are still about 10K more than a non turbo car $30-40K

What is so special about this one you might ask. It is a 84-88 Carrera SC with a 491 option, which is the "Turbo Look" wide body, turbo suspension, turbo brakes and wheels without the turbo. Only 1184 were made.

I guess my next best option is just to get a SC coupe, but even those are hard to find. I find lots of Targas but coupes perferably without a sunroof :D .

Someday I will find it, and build a moderenized 934 like car.

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It's painted, and in real life it's not that shiny. I think the camera flash makes it look shinier than it really is. In reality it's sort of between flat black and semi-gloss.

Ah, glad to hear that you had it painted, those vinyl stickers just never look "right" to me. The flash did make it look kinda photo shopped though for some odd reason.

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I find lots of Targas but coupes perferably without a sunroof .

Yeah, there seems to be nothing but Targas here too. I prefer the look of the coupe, not that I could afford to run either :D

My daily driver, 1996 Jaguar Sovereign, 5-speed manual with 73k miles.

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Ok here is what I drive.

1st up is my 06 Dakota 4.7 HO and brought it new and it just hit 100,000 miles!! Yes I drive a lot of miles!!! ;)

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But she can still do this.. :D

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I also have an 03 Neon, No photo to post of it.

And then I have my '74 Duster with a slant 6 & 107,000 mlles

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And maybe some day I'll get around to fixing this one up which is another '74 Duster with a 318 in it.

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This is part of our "fleet":

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The hot rod is a '28 Ford Model A, lakes modified. (Not a T-bucket, and not a track T like most people think it is) :D

The Mustang is an '02 that I bought new when I worked at a Ford dealership. It's my fair weather car.

The '47 Mercury coupe is the car my wife usually drives to shows and on runs, etc. It's definitely a long term work in progress.

My wife also has an '04 Focus that's her daily driver. We don't have any photos of it.

And then here is the workhorse:

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It's a '95 F-250, with the 7.3 turbo diesel, getting real close to 180,000 miles now.

It pulls the trailer, obviously, when we take the hot rod to out-of-town shows. But it's also my daily driver in crappy weather, the Home Depot, Evergreen Nursery, and anything else hauler. It rarely gets washed, gets minimum service, and just keeps on getting down the road. And comfortable. I have driven this truck for as long as 14 hours at time when driving cross-country. Great truck!

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Here's my '98 Ford Ranger in Superior, AZ in October 2009. It only has 75,000 miles on it- it runs and drives great!

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Here's my '71 Delta 88 Town Sedan. I take it out about once a month and scare the Honda drivers with it.

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It's got a 350, but, by my estimates, it's putting almost as much HP as a stock 455 with the changes I've made.

Swapped the stock 2bbl carb for a 4bbl Quadrajet

Added an Edelbrock Performer intake manifold

Dual Flowmaster exhaust

High performance air cleaner

HEI distributor, plugs and wires

All of this probably brings the stock 260HP up to close the 455's 350HP.

At any rate, in spite of its size it's a pretty quick car. It'll run a quarter in about 15 seconds in second gear at around 75 mph.

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well, here is my whip

2003 VW passat (not a jetta, a PASSAT)

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it has the famous 1.8 Turbo in it with a speedtuningUSA flash

the turbo peaks at 17 and holds at 16

plenty of power to go scare the little hondas aswell :D

and this is the wifeys car (AKA the winterbeater)

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its an 2008 dodge charger with only one option....AWD

oh, and in the winter i scoot around town on this

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1988 yamaha DT50LC

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:lol: Chris, I was about to freak out at that beetle you posted because it is beautiful!, but then I saw it wasn't yours :D What all do you have done to that Mazder? It hasn't self imploded or the wheels falling off yet? ;):lol:

Yay, here's mine

1985 Volksvagen GTI with the powerhouse known as the 1.8 8V! :D

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well, here is my whip

2003 VW passat (not a jetta, a PASSAT)

it has the famous 1.8 Turbo in it with a speedtuningUSA flash

the turbo peaks at 17 and holds at 16

plenty of power to go scare the little hondas aswell :D

and this is the wifeys car (AKA the winterbeater)

its an 2008 dodge charger with only one option....AWD

That turbo VW Passat should be called a Pass-It, since I'm sure that's what it does to most other cars!

The Dodge Charger or the Chrysler 300 are two of the few cars I might consider trading Olds for. Awsome styling!

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i have a 1991 Isuzu Impulse RS (1 of 800 imported). Handling by Lotus, and stock has turbo and AWD.

Engine mods mostly done by myself except machining:

Performance

1) Block bored 1mm over, honed, decked, dunk tanked

2) Crank forged, polished, nitrated

3) Rods balanced all within .001g of eachother

4) Top-Line main and rod bearings

5) Arias forged 1mm oversized pistons, floating wrist pin design, 9.45:1 compression ratio

6) Toga high volume oil pump

7) High volume water pump

8) Removed air conditioning to fit turbo

9) Decked head

10) 3-angle valve job, new valves, valve springs

11) Hydraulic lifters

12) 1.8 cam upgrades with accompanying oil control valve

13) ARP head bolts

14) Ported and polished intake and exhaust ports on head, gasket matched

15) Fully ported intake plenum and intake runners

16) 1.8 valve cover

17) Custom carbon fiber spark plug cover plate

18) 1.8 intake upgrade, EGR block-off plates

19) Removed all other EGR components

20) Clutchmasters stage 5 unsprung 4-puck clutch

21) Clutchmasters pressure plate

22) Balanced and surfaced flywheel

23) Big 16g turbo from Mitsubishi EVO 8

24) Custom equal length tubular exhaust manifold

25) Custom down pipe

26) Jet-hot coating on exhaust manifold and down pipe

27) Spearco large front mount intercooler with 2.5" inlet and outlet

28) Custom mandrel bent and tig welded stainless steel intercooler pipes 2.5" all the way

29) GREDDY type RS blow-off valve

30) 3-bar map sensor

31) Custom turbo adapter pipe (outlet) stainless steel

32) Silicone couplers

33) Stainless steel t-bolt clamps

34) Oil catch can

35) Drilled/slotted disc brakes

36) EBC Greenstuff brake pads

37) Wire tuck

38) Haltech E6GMX Standalone ECU

39) Honda Civic aluminum racing radiator 2-core

40) Mishimoto 12" thin design fan, 1300 CFM

41) Oil filter relocation kit

42) External oil cooler

43) Stainless steel custom length braided oil lines

44) 460cc injectors

45) Beru Firebraid 8mm plug wires

46) Beru "one step colder" spark plugs

47) Upgraded to distributor less ignition

48) Matched up radiator hoses to make fit

49) Thicker walled vacuum lines

50) CNC machined polished aluminum radiator overflow tank

51) CNC machined turbo oil drain pipe adapter (for turbo and oil pan for turbo oil drain)

52) K&N PU-4950 cone air filter with 2.5" coupler

53) Autometer Cobalt Wideband o2 sensor/gauge

54) Autometer Cobalt 30psi boost/vacuum gauge

55) Autometer Cobalt electric oil pressure gauge

56) a-pillar gauge pod direct replacement of OEM part

57) RTR short throw shifter

58) Odyssey PC680 dry cell battery and mounting box

59) High quality 4-gauge wires for battery

there's other stuff i'm missing, but that's the majority of the stuff i have into it.

dirty shot of the engine compartment. yeah, most people think mad max when they see the car, but i assure you it's only temporary.

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and here's the exterior:

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1978 Ford Stepside F- 100 no extras 68,000 origional miles . Im only the second owner . Ed Shaver

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Don't have pictures but I've got a '92 chevy Cheyenne W/T 1500(work truck model with 3/4ton suspension) long bed, single cab, 2W, 350 TBI 4spd, bench seat, not many options, no power options, 385,XXX miles (not KMS) still runs strong for it's milage, has 1 ton rear leafs, not sure who had it or why they needed 1 ton rear leaf springs and 3/4ton suspension on a 1/2ton.

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Yeah, there seems to be nothing but Targas here too. I prefer the look of the coupe, not that I could afford to run either B)

My daily driver, 1996 Jaguar Sovereign, 5-speed manual with 73k miles.

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That is probably because who wants one.

They are heavier, flex more, and leak water. Pass.

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Ill play along :D;)

Most here have seen my car,but i like showing it off.

1984 corvette, its got alot done to it,

a 700 watt sound system with two ten inch subs, aa stage two b&m shift kit,and falken 255's all the way around.

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not bad for a first car :D

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Fun thread, I'll play:

Here's my daily driver.

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'05 Lincoln Town Car, just rolled over 50,000. She's almost broken in.

Now my real passion is for bikes.

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'95 BMW R100RT, I got her almost brand new from a friend and have ridden all over the US.

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