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post #16 of (permalink) Old 04-10-2016
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What really pisses me off is when a manufacturer purposely designs a car that can't be worked on by anyone outside the dealership or specialized repair shop. BMW is notorious for this...you have to buy a set of special jack pads to even lift a wheel off the ground...from BMW of course. They supply a jack bc European road regulations say they have to but you can't use it. Audi is no better, nor Porsche or Merc. What's the use of a car I can afford to buy but not maintain? We've all had THAT car at one time or another.

I con fix this car and general maintenance parts are plentiful and cheap. It's clearly designed to have someone with a general understanding of cars be able to access parts and repair them. The car is basic, relatively and it's hard parts are tough.


2014 Premium GT, SGM, Brembo, Auto, Tech, Comfort, etc. GT500s, Steeda UCA, VMP auto tune, 100 shot on BBR tune, best et: 11.38 at 120.85

2012 GT, Candy Red, Brembo, 3.73, Tech, Comfort, etc. Procal tune, Roush upper, UMI LCAs, Steeda red bracket, GT500s, 28X10X16 Hoosier slicks, best et: 11.91 at 115.23 RIP
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