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    Car stereos and speakers

    Does anyone miss putting in car stereos growing up? I was big into them. There was nothing like installing one and getting everything hooked up and testing them out. I went though a few different speaker setups, but my best was 2x 15" and 3x 10" in a hatchback with a capacitor. That system thumped.
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    Subaru's new model the Ascent

    So I see Subaru came out with a new model this year. A larger model SUV. It looks like an oversized Outback, but still provides all the great feature that Subaru has to offer. I stopped in a dealership the other day and looked inside one. They have third row seating as well...
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    Vehicle maintenance

    How many of you do your own vehicle maintenance?
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    GM the next VW?

    Looks like GM might be in trouble like VW got in here for trying to beat emissions. Source
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    Diesel trucks

    Why do people own these? I mean I understand when you need to use them for power etc. But around here they are a trend thing. Like if you own a truck it has to be a diesel. Not like your pulling anything, just to say that you have one. But for example it's cold out. So people leave them running...
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    Volkswagen says it will never sell another diesel in the U.S.

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    Best fuel injection cleaner?

    What does everyone recommend for a fuel injection cleaner? I have been looking at Lucas fuel treatment. Has anyone used it before? Or do you use something else? http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/wcsstore/CVWEB/staticproductimage//N3233/large/7080006_lco_10020_pri_larg.jpg
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    Rotating tires

    How is everyone up on their tire rotations? How often do you do them? I have to admit I have been slacking. Like real bad on a few vehicles. Rotated them on my truck yesterday. Way overdo. It's not like it's a bad job to do, just takes a little. Some of you might take them to a tire place or...
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    Rhino ramps

    Anyone ever use these? I picked up a set at Walmart over the weekend. Thought they would give me some additional clearance when I do my oil changes. Some mixed reviews on Amazon about them though. But they seem pretty sturdy to me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A56kFVgvUWU
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    Honda Civic Type R

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    Ram Rebel TRX

    Not my choice of vehicle but it is nice looking. I like the inside door handles pull tabs. http://img-s-msn-com.akamaized.net/tenant/amp/entityid/BBwNIzK.img?h=678&w=1019&m=6&q=60&o=f&l=f&x=884&y=617...
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    When you don't change your oil

    Apparently a Audi TT without an oil change at 84,000 miles without an oil change. Here is a Honda Civic at 200,000 with regular oil changes.
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    Car Waxing

    So for some reason I love waxing a vehicle. I don't know why, but I find it relaxing. You wait for the sun to start to go down at that perfect hour in the evening and then you put some tunes on and rub away. I like the feeling it gives my hands when the pain is smooth. Anyways. I cleaned my...
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    PSA: Change your cabin filter

    So for those of you that have never changed your cabin filter in your car, I would HIGHLY recommend it. I pulled mine out of my car and have never replaced it before an it was disgusting. I can't even believe that my car's heater or vents even worked. For the cost around $15 I highly recommend...
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    Trans Am 'Bandit Edition'

    Pretty awesome! To bad only 77 are being made. http://www.maxim.com/rides/trans-am-smokey-bandit-2016-3
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    The next Ford Bronco?

    This would really make a nice looking new Ford Bronco. I am digging it. http://i.imgur.com/npkT9II.jpg
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    Tire Time

    Yes its that time of the year again. It falls every 3-4 years when you must purchase tires for your vehicles. Thinking about going with the same type though. I have gone through 2 sets of Nokians and have loved them. The downside they are expensive and are only a 30-35k tires. But they are the...
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    Tesla model S

    Guess what me and @C Pav saw outside today on the way to lunch? Yes for real. Never thought I would see one in my life, especially around here. I am pretty good with car logos, and I was was like what is that, then I saw the word Tesla above the logo. But this was the model.
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    Lamborghini Huracan

    The Huracan is set to replace the Gallardo. http://media.caranddriver.com/images/13q4/560713/2014-lamborghini-huracan-lp610-4-photo-560714-s-986x603.jpg http://media.caranddriver.com/images/13q4/560713/2014-lamborghini-huracan-lp610-4-photo-560716-s-986x603.jpg Source
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    Solar panels for vehicle roofs

    With all the vehicles on the road this day and age. Why not have a 3 foot x 3 foot solar panel located on top of the roof somewhere? Cars could be larger than a pickup's. Even the top of semis and trailers could use this. Now this of course can't keep up with the alternator to charge your...
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