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06-14-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By SinF

Dealers don't actually pay invoice prices due to...

Dealers don't actually pay invoice prices due to how manufacturer sales target incentives are structured. More so, it cost them to keep cars on the lot, so the longer it sits, more they lose.

It...
06-14-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,997
Posted By SinF

In general terms, tunes are "cheap" power and the...

In general terms, tunes are "cheap" power and the real cost is durability. Specifically, on a supercharged engine heat will be the main concern. For any tuning effort it is also necessary to improve...
06-14-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,997
Posted By SinF

Speaking of the pudding, have you done...

Speaking of the pudding, have you done exploratory disassembly of the engine that grenade on you to determine the cause of failure?
06-13-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By SinF

Glue a leaper on its hood? :P I don't think...

Glue a leaper on its hood? :P

I don't think X150 is particularly troublesome car by Jaguar standards, but you still getting a used Jaguar and it would be foolish to expect it would turn out...
06-12-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,997
Posted By SinF

I have to admire people's tenacity - blow up...

I have to admire people's tenacity - blow up tuned engine, turn around and say lets do it again. Even financial considerations aside, I'd be irked by the hassle of it (and having my car down for long...
06-12-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By SinF

The issue with 5.0 is that it doesn't have a dip...

The issue with 5.0 is that it doesn't have a dip stick, doesn't warn you about running low on oil, and JLR recommends unreasonably long oil change intervals. When all of these factors are combined,...
06-12-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By SinF

Used Jaguar is not a good way to reach this goal....

Used Jaguar is not a good way to reach this goal. My suggestion to look at Lexus.
06-12-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,398
Posted By SinF

Taking an older Jaguar to get serviced at the...

Taking an older Jaguar to get serviced at the dealer is not financially prudent decision.
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06-12-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 68,260
Posted By SinF

Make sure to also assign Boomers full credit for...

Make sure to also assign Boomers full credit for run-away deficits and the gargantuan US national debt, endless pointless wars that cost billions and achieved nothing, all but killing nuclear energy,...
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06-11-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 68,260
Posted By SinF

What pisses me off is baseless stereotyping...

What pisses me off is baseless stereotyping coming from boomers. Especially when they try to take credit for accomplishments by Great Generation in the process. Especially when it is related to...
06-11-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By SinF

How frequently you need to change your oil...

How frequently you need to change your oil largely depends on how you drive it. Long highway drives and all around gentle driving use case would support recommended interval. If you drive your F-type...
06-10-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By SinF

F-type requires specific oil additives/spec, if...

F-type requires specific oil additives/spec, if you use different spec oil of the same weight it would not immediately destroy your engine but it will reduce longevity of your engine. If you run oil...
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06-07-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 62,670
Posted By SinF

You are exaggerating what a newspaper article...

You are exaggerating what a newspaper article that exaggeratedly reports on paper is stating. However, interesting paper.
06-07-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 80,412
Posted By SinF

Great, just great. What am I suppose to read now...

Great, just great. What am I suppose to read now for entertainment?
06-07-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,398
Posted By SinF

Driving potentially without coolant is all-around...

Driving potentially without coolant is all-around bad news. These engines are very sensitive to overheating. Also, if you rapidly lose coolant and air bubble forms around sensor it no longer offers...
Forum: Off Topic
06-06-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 62,670
Posted By SinF

What any of this has to do with American...

What any of this has to do with American Politics? Perhaps you two should start South African Politics thread?
06-06-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 80,412
Posted By SinF

Question on this fix. I know these fittings used...

Question on this fix. I know these fittings used in plumbing to join various pipes, but as far as I know they are not designed for high temperatures. Are you concerned about accelerated plastic and...
06-05-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 80,412
Posted By SinF

Well, you stomped on the cat's tail too many...

Well, you stomped on the cat's tail too many times in a row and it pissed on your driveway in retaliation. :)
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06-05-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 62,670
Posted By SinF

The problem with this approach is that "people to...

The problem with this approach is that "people to not listen to" get weaponized. In your example "Russian Troll" is very quickly becomes synonymous with "people I disagree with". With schizophrenia...
06-05-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,171
Posted By SinF

Snap oversteer is really dangerous especially...

Snap oversteer is really dangerous especially when driven by a novice driver. This is what gave early 911s "doctor killer" nickname.
06-04-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,646
Posted By SinF

It all makes sense now. You asked for a third...

It all makes sense now. You asked for a third pedal, you forgot to specify that it should work.
06-04-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,646
Posted By SinF

Especially if you manage to royally mess up the...

Especially if you manage to royally mess up the clutch design for 4 iterations in a row and release your manual transmission with a slipping clutch that fails within first few thousand miles driven.
Forum: Off Topic
06-04-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 62,670
Posted By SinF

This statement alone exemplifies current...

This statement alone exemplifies current intellectual rot that permeates Left. Not only you can debate a point from opposing views, no matter what they are, you should do so.

There are multiple...
06-04-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 80,412
Posted By SinF

The ebay link is to Miata carrier assembly. Are...

The ebay link is to Miata carrier assembly. Are you sure it can take XKR torque? Without looking up specs, I would suspect that that it tops at 300~ while your XKR pushes about 500. Are you sure it...
Forum: Off Topic
06-04-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 62,670
Posted By SinF

One that is less crowded. Why are you asking, do...

One that is less crowded. Why are you asking, do you have a problem with beaches attended by black people?
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