gtisprinks
GTI Sprinks
gtisprinks
May 6
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Only way to force the hand back towards more compacts or emissions friendly vehicles will be taxation based on mpg rating, emissions, displacement, or some combination thereof. Otherwise, left to their own devices, manufacturers will build bigger and dumber land-yachts for americans. Those americans, who have been Read more

Apr 22
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Agree. Alot of money went into that GR engine development and it’ll be interesting to see how that’s recouped across the models. I’m idly curious on how the weight balance could be nicer than the GolfR simply with the loss of one cylinder. I hope it sells well.

Apr 22
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a 300 some horsepower AWD hyper hatch for upper30s? Immediate thought is FoRS/Golf R opponent. cool.

Mar 25
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The default combination will be 1234, the same combination as my luggage.

Oct 28
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and now that you mention LeCar, i hope there is someone perusing engineswapdepot for a leCar with a busa swap or something ridiculous like that. We need more of that out there.

Sep 9
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Sorry to hear ya missed the record but still so cool you got to chase it once again. I have been listening to your interview on smoking tire this week and that combined with this makes an excellent one-two punch of your experience. Thanks for sharing!

Aug 25
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Just think, that was Matt’s own gear and not just from a studio’s wardrobe.

Aug 25
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if the GTE was available stateside, i’d likely have the handle GTE sprinks right now. As it works out, it isn’t and instead i’m happy with my GTI, and perhaps in another year or so i’ll scoop a mk7 or mk7.5 e-golf for pennies.

Aug 12
6

i loved the super turbo episodes they did. 10/10 from mahrty and moog.

Jul 24
4

for some reason, the NOAA tag still present on the upper left makes it that much funnier.

Jul 22
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as someone who also has a roof rack, roof basket, bike rack, and an active lifestyle, i can say on a good summer i can use it once a week. On a summer with a pandemic, less than once a month/every 3 months.

Come winter time, i can say all those roof racks with kayak/canoe attachments are pretty fucking pointless, no Read more

Jul 22
4

yeah, i’ve never quite understood people not taking off their roof racks. Like, i understand some cars have them built in via rails and such, but most are add-ons and readily removable in under 10 minutes.

Just shows really how little most people want to deal with things and why options like seasucker work for many.

Jul 10
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as someone who owns and plays car mechanic sim 2018, this is of interest to me. It was fun but definitely clunky and repetitive. i’d be intrigued by more of a deep dive like wrench is offering.

Jun 11
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They already know that and won’t be releasing the id3 stateside. NAR will get the id4 electric crossover. Canada might get the id3.

May 4 2020
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Buy the $1000 spare, start rebuilding the numbers matching one. You’ll have a running vehicle you can enjoy, and an engine you can put together and repair at your own (and your wallet) manageable pace.

Mar 5 2020
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Yeah, the 3.6 vr6 definitely takes the cake for that immediate low-end torque (and wookie noises :D ) but i dunno. Seems like throwing in “sport” on something inherently unsporty powertrain-wise seems bad. Then again, i also think the same thing can be said for “turbo” on things without turbos (or ICEs) but i don’t Read more