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Old 12-02-2010, 02:10 AM
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Originally Posted by YaXMaNGTO View Post
With the "quality" of a few of the recent threads started, this thread should have 10 pages in it by now.

No sarcasm.
Haha no doubt!! This should be a sticky
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Old 12-03-2010, 04:49 AM
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so what kinda mgp do you get..

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Old 12-03-2010, 08:49 PM
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8.5 mpg.
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Old 12-03-2010, 09:00 PM
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Um, my car makes this loud sound like a buzzer going off whenever I'm driving it hard. Then as soon as I shift it stops. It usually starts around where the numbers turn red on the big gauge in the middle. Why does my car do that?

Also, does anyone know why they put 3 pedals in the car? I can tell that one is the brake and one is the gas, but I have no idea what that one on the far left is for. Whenever I push it my car stops accelerating. So I think that either it is broken or Mazda just put it there to mess with people because who on earth would want a pedal that makes it where you can't accelerate. Is there a DIY on how to take it off?

Oh and last question... Why does my gear shifting stick make bad grinding banging sounds when I change gears? Sometimes it wont even move without me having to use two hands and force it. Why?
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Originally Posted by lateralus View Post
Um, my car makes this loud sound like a buzzer going off whenever I'm driving it hard. Then as soon as I shift it stops. It usually starts around where the numbers turn red on the big gauge in the middle. Why does my car do that?

Also, does anyone know why they put 3 pedals in the car? I can tell that one is the brake and one is the gas, but I have no idea what that one on the far left is for. Whenever I push it my car stops accelerating. So I think that either it is broken or Mazda just put it there to mess with people because who on earth would want a pedal that makes it where you can't accelerate. Is there a DIY on how to take it off?

Oh and last question... Why does my gear shifting stick make bad grinding banging sounds when I change gears? Sometimes it wont even move without me having to use two hands and force it. Why?
You almost had me on the first question but then you blew it .
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Old 12-03-2010, 09:09 PM
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^ Cant tell if your joking or serious lol.
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Old 12-03-2010, 09:19 PM
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Soooo ummm how would you do a tire rotation on a staggered set up ?
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Old 12-03-2010, 09:42 PM
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Soooo ummm how would you do a tire rotation on a staggered set up ?
Easy, you just need two cars
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Old 12-04-2010, 12:13 AM
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I heard that it is bad to leave the winter tire(or any tire) outside exposed to direct sunlight during summer.

How about a summer tire you leave it outside during winter time and it is exposed to direct sunlight?
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Old 12-04-2010, 11:06 PM
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I heard that it is bad to leave the winter tire(or any tire) outside exposed to direct sunlight during summer.

How about a summer tire you leave it outside during winter time and it is exposed to direct sunlight?

heeey! I think youre on to something there
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Old 12-06-2010, 09:35 PM
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Does "drifting" in a parking lot full of snow ruin your alignment ??
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Old 12-06-2010, 09:52 PM
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Only if you use plastic trays.
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Only if you don't use plastic trays.
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Old 12-06-2010, 10:29 PM
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Should I use synthetic or standard? Seriously.
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Old 12-06-2010, 10:38 PM
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I saw this sig, I think it was RIWWP, where there were these graves stones. In front of the grave stones is a green field with rectangles representing the areas in the ground in which the grave holes were dug, but then filled in. Moving left-to-right, the rectangles show that the filled in holes are increasingly "fresh." The first one is "altezza" the third, "murdered out". I cant remember the fourth, but the third is only an icon. It is two elongated diamonds, one green and one yellow, and they meet along one long edge. It looks like a semi-closed book. The overall quality of the image is top-notch, and I am impressed how quickly and vividly the message is presented.

But what the hell is that symbol?

That is the question I want to know.
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Old 12-06-2010, 11:10 PM
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^It's Atilla, and the symbol is the Beginner Drivers' Sign in Japan.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoshinsha_mark
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Old 12-06-2010, 11:11 PM
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you rang??



the symbol has become a cliche/trendy icon people plaster all over one's vehicle to show off their knowledge of the japanese driving culture...
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Old 12-06-2010, 11:12 PM
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How did you do that?
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Old 12-06-2010, 11:15 PM
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...with magic

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Old 12-06-2010, 11:20 PM
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you rang??



the symbol has become a cliche/trendy icon people plaster all over one's vehicle to show off their knowledge of the japanese driving culture...
I'm gonna have to get one of the orange ones. Or perhaps I won't.
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Old 12-06-2010, 11:22 PM
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I'd almost be more tempted to put an outlined pedobear sticker on my car than the orange one.
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Old 12-07-2010, 03:21 AM
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We need stickers like that here! Sounds fantastic, one for people over 70-75 so you know who to avoid and the one for new drivers too.

They really are way ahead of us.
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Old 12-07-2010, 09:16 AM
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Wow! This thread is really useful!

Now about that oil...
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Old 12-07-2010, 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by carbonRX8 View Post
Wow! This thread is really useful!

Now about that oil...
Depends on what you are using right now? How many miles you have? Most importantly, which one you prefer?

Lots of people here like me use synthetic with no problem, others use regular with no problem. It is a personal preference.
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