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Old 12-04-2016, 09:52 PM
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I know we all love the Crossfire, but at some point, we move on. I gave my Crossfire to my daughter and son-in-law. They love it. I now have purchased a new Scion FR-S. It's our new road tripper!
 
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Old 05-11-2017, 10:50 PM
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Here's our new "Roadtripper" Crossfire is going to Austin to be with my son for awhile.
 
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Old 05-11-2017, 11:07 PM
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Very nice!
 
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Old 05-12-2017, 07:14 AM
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Likewise on the Scion, my son has had a couple Scions and really enjoyed them. Have you had any signs of Crossfire "withdrawal" yet?
 
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Old 05-12-2017, 09:52 AM
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What I do miss is the 6 speed transmission. We decided to go with an automatic on the Scion - my wife does not like shifting, so I bit the bullet. I really miss the manual, though...
 
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Old 05-13-2017, 07:07 AM
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Old 05-13-2017, 08:03 AM
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A Beetle on steriods
Seriously, I have seen Max's new ride, I am quite impressed by the quality and performance. He coulda done worse.
 
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Old 05-13-2017, 10:25 AM
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A Beetle on steriods
Seriously, I have seen Max's new ride, I am quite impressed by the quality and performance. He coulda done worse.
I've been known to fail in spectacular fashion....!
 
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Old 05-13-2017, 11:04 AM
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I like the VW GTI! Very nice!
 
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Old 05-13-2017, 05:00 PM
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would you think i would get something slower.

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Old 05-13-2017, 06:22 PM
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or this, now that the Demon is top of the heap (and it's AWD too thanks to the trackhawk) ..........This Is a Widebody, Non-Demon, Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
 
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Old 01-06-2018, 03:31 PM
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Well it maybe not be exactly new but it sure feels like new. I increased the horse power over 50%, upgraded the top end performance and handling. Sure feels like a new car.

I did this by adding a SLK supercharger, upgraded 4.55 rear differential gears, BMW style rack and pinion steering and rebuilt the front end bushings. While I was in there I redid the head and rocker assembly to include larger breathing valves, new bronze guides, new springs, unleaded seats, and changed the compression from 7.5 to 8.3 and rebuilt the rockers to new status. New push rods and tappets.

This winter I will be adding disk brakes to go alone with the increase in "go"".
 
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Old 01-06-2018, 06:23 PM
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Well around O'town the Craigslist has page after page of Mercedes. Is a target rich environment. I also tend to fixate on engines (was Pontiac 400s, then Buick 3800s, now...)


I have a convertible but have always liked retactibles so bought an SLK320 to be a companion to the Crossfire. The coupe is a better road car and can carry more luggage but the SLK makes a really nice cruiser. Very nice and about 1/2 the miles for about the same price. Already had some mods (projector headlamps, Bluetooth radio) so did not need much. Is also an automagic which is better in city traffic.


So more of the same (and all of my spares fit).
 
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Old 01-06-2018, 06:29 PM
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Congrats on the SLK320 , nice car!
They are so many options for headlights for the slk ,i wish there were aftermraket headlights available for the Crossfire
 
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Old 01-06-2018, 08:32 PM
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Been autocrossiing/going to track days (why else a Wavetrac ?) Coupe with six speed, stiffer, flared wheels, and 200 lbs lighter is a much better track car, this is a cruiser.
 
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Old 01-06-2018, 09:39 PM
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Been autocrossiing/going to track days (why else a Wavetrac ?) Coupe with six speed, stiffer, flared wheels, and 200 lbs lighter is a much better track car, this is a cruiser.
Yes the coupe is very rigid , 200lbs lighter would give it some extra kick !

I dont track but do know my srt6 is a better handling car and gets off the line better with the wavtrak LSD.
srt6's should have come with LSD imo
 
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Old 04-21-2018, 08:52 PM
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Here’s my currrent fleet:




 

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FIATA... well I know where you are working...lol
 
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Old 04-23-2018, 04:15 PM
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Here’s my currrent fleet:


I like that custom plate!!!
 
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Old 04-24-2018, 03:41 AM
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Will it not new but it been fun , over years I have done MGW short through shifter , replaced the seat skins with all leather , new rims 19 and 20 305/30/20 on the back , B&B exhaust with X pipe , Cold air intake , went with bigger sway Bars (Eiback ) with mog links and with Zo6 shocks . Big Brake kit (Baer) that are 12 pounds lighter then stock and Ls2 motor been tuned , The car been set for the Curvy roads , and must say it dose very well ,also done Decal strip .
 
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