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by theColonel
Sat Dec 21, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Dodge/Chrysler News
Replies: 964
Views: 110157

Re: Dodge/Chrysler News

Hopefully with all that money they build a quick hot hatch/sport compact with a manual transmission. I still want to test drive a Fiat 124 Abarth with a 6 speed. Love the looks of them! Saw a white one at a car meet. It was so nice inside and out. https://www.topgear.com/car-reviews/peugeot/308/16-...
by theColonel
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Cars For SALE
Topic: The Official eBay, Craigslist, etc Links Thread for Cars
Replies: 549
Views: 116328

Re: The Official eBay, Craigslist, etc Links Thread for Cars

Removing the rear spoiler is not "low profile" … mine had an SXT rear spoiler mounted when I got it. Jefferson Parish Sherriff Deputies
reacted to the unique, aggressive front fascia. No "econobox" looks like that :D
by theColonel
Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: MyNeonSaysHi Mod Log: Stone White
Replies: 1144
Views: 116755

Re: MyNeonSaysHi Mod Log: Stone White

I could only imagine how nice a AWD car would do with winter tires in snow. It is pretty phenomenal. I always made it through snow that was deep enough to come up the hood on the neon, but I had comparable snow tires on that too. But driving a 2gn neon in the salt brine they use anymore is a death ...
by theColonel
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Dodge/Chrysler News
Replies: 964
Views: 110157

Re: Dodge/Chrysler News

Either way, "just not what America wanted at the time". "underpowered and overpriced" just about describes any new car for sale. If they make decent power, most can't afford it. They will never sell a stripped down car that has 500 hp for under $20,000. No one would buy the really profitable stuff....
by theColonel
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Dodge/Chrysler News
Replies: 964
Views: 110157

Re: Dodge/Chrysler News

INBREDJerry wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:25 am
True, but just saying sometimes a little bit of foreign design and innovation helps the home team design and build something better.
The dart was a neat car just not what America wanted at the time.
It was underpowered and overpriced :evil:
by theColonel
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Dodge/Chrysler News
Replies: 964
Views: 110157

Re: Dodge/Chrysler News

My family really liked the 2 eagle Premiers we had that were based off Renault cars. Hopefully it gets some innovation and maybe a nice small hatchback with a dodge moniker. The Renault merger fell apart … this deal is with Peugeot https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a29655638/fiat-chrysler-psa-peuge...
by theColonel
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Cars For SALE
Topic: The Official eBay, Craigslist, etc Links Thread for Cars
Replies: 549
Views: 116328

Re: The Official eBay, Craigslist, etc Links Thread for Cars

Wording of his ad reads like an asshole wrote it :sex:
by theColonel
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Dodge/Chrysler News
Replies: 964
Views: 110157

Re: Dodge/Chrysler News

JeremyJ wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 5:57 pm
I'm not sure what to think about that. Just more Euro parts in the bin.
More trash cars to the USA marketplace … What does Puegeot make, that anybody here wants ???

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/busin ... 100298002/
by theColonel
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Random posting
Replies: 14137
Views: 642268

Re: Random posting

GM has enough of a worldwide presence, that it can remain in existence. Not as profitably, but it could remain in business, whether or not it made or sold another car in the US. The UAW does not have the leverage of a worldwide presence. GM pulls all of it's operations out, the UAW's paying members...
by theColonel
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Random posting
Replies: 14137
Views: 642268

Re: Random posting

GM plants in Mexico, Canada are operating as UAW strike drags on

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/08/gm-plan ... trike.html
by theColonel
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Dodge/Chrysler News
Replies: 964
Views: 110157

Re: Dodge/Chrysler News

Hellcat-powered Ram TRX is official!

https://www.allpar.com/news/2019/10/hel ... _iaHh2r-n8
by theColonel
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Random posting
Replies: 14137
Views: 642268

UAW Strike in 19th Day

Pressure mounts on GM and United Auto Workers to make a deal

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/04/pressur ... h-day.html
by theColonel
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Random posting
Replies: 14137
Views: 642268

UAW Strike

The strike against GM will likely fail

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-s ... UCIwrNmbCQ
by theColonel
Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Dodge/Chrysler News
Replies: 964
Views: 110157

Re: Dodge/Chrysler News

Dodge confirms 707hp 2020 Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody price

https://www.slashgear.com/dodge-confirm ... v3GsB_RIzo
by theColonel
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: MyNeonSaysHi Mod Log: Stone White
Replies: 1144
Views: 116755

Re: MyNeonSaysHi Mod Log: Stone White

I mean if you have to spend around $100 to repair it, may as well put it towards a new un cracked manifold. A heli coil and a stud might be more durable, since the stud would stay put as long as the nut was kept lubed. But if a stud prevents assembly due to clearance issues, then that option is out...
by theColonel
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Random posting
Replies: 14137
Views: 642268

Random Posting

old news
by theColonel
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Cars For SALE
Topic: The Official eBay, Craigslist, etc Links Thread for Cars
Replies: 549
Views: 116328

Re: The Official eBay, Craigslist, etc Links Thread for Cars

Midnight_Rider wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:47 pm
I hope that this means that mine is increasing in value. :D
Based on my experience in 2008-9 (looking for one that hasn't been "trashed") your SRT-4 should be approaching "priceless" in 2019. :D
by theColonel
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: Midnight_Rider's progress log
Replies: 693
Views: 65010

Re: Midnight_Rider's progress log

Most of them turn into assholes when it comes to shelling out money. They're your best friend, as long as you don't create a loss, and are lining their pockets. Nationwide treated me pretty fair when one of their insured backed into me. There are a few decent adjusters out there, but they are proba...
by theColonel
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: Midnight_Rider's progress log
Replies: 693
Views: 65010

Re: Midnight_Rider's progress log

The car hasn't been started since October. I daydream every day on my job about driving it (while I'm driving my work vehicle). I visit the garage at least twice daily to check on it and say hello (seriously). Already thinking of new adventures for this year- the 2020 sticker is already on the lice...
by theColonel
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: MyNeonSaysHi Mod Log: Stone White
Replies: 1144
Views: 116755

Re: MyNeonSaysHi Mod Log: Stone White

They do. I haven't heard of anything crazy with the 2gn. Its not my daily driver so I don't care about vibrations really. Plus its a Neon and doesn't ride the best anyway. That is why I have an automatic Acura TL-S that rides very smooth. And if that chain fails, its a huge mess, can be very catast...
by theColonel
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Random posting
Replies: 14137
Views: 642268

Re: Random posting

Yes it is sad. They couple that were selling it bought it in February of this year. To me it was the previous owner that neglected it. Looks like it just sat out in the hot Oklahoma sun every day and was never washed and the paint was never protected. It's a shame that a car could be so f*$#-up in ...

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