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Student Driver 14/04/27(Sun)10:47 No. 71 [Reply]
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What do you drive, members of the /auto/man empire?

Picture related, not mine, but basically identical to mine. 1992 Ford Mustang LX 5.0


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Student Driver 14/10/02(Thu)07:13 No. 279

>>254
I saw that and got so excited until you said sedan, then i saw the front bumper. Why don't you have an ST like me, my 6 speed tang. scream st smokes any pansy automatic.


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Student Driver 14/10/15(Wed)00:11 No. 294
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2001 Audi A4 Avant
1978 BMW R45


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EtnaIsMyWife!rwTzXYi3BQ 14/11/25(Tue)04:34 No. 330
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my DD is a pimped out Delslow.

Built not bought yall.




Starter issues on a 95 Chevy S-10 Student Driver 14/11/08(Sat)01:10 No. 315 [Reply]
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As of the past few months I've begun to notice a delay in the starter on my truck. Specifically, when I turn the key to the start position, all the lights on the dash dim slightly as usual as power is given to the starter, but nothing happens for a split second. I don't mean that it cranks and just wont start, I mean that literally nothing happens for a moment, then the starter begins cranking at the normal rate (i.e. not slowly like a dying battery would cause). The engine starts normally once the starter actually begins cranking.

Well today it was especially cold (just in case that has something to do with it), and when I went to start my truck and leave my university, instead of a slight pause before cranking, the crank didn't happen at all. The lights dimmed as usual, but nothing happened.

I thought maybe it was the safety switch on the clutch so I held it on start while letting the clutch out, and the safety system clicked and killed the power to the starter and the dash lights stopped being dim.
Pushed the clutch back in and heard it click once it was pushed in far enough, dash lights dim, but still nothing.
I turned it off, then tried again, nothing.
I turned it off, flipped the key, nothing.
I tried cranking it before my fuel pump finished priming, nothing.
Tried waiting several seconds after my fuel pump finished, nothing.

When it finally began cranking, it was only after holding it on start for about 6 or so seconds, and once it started cranking, it was at normal power and the engine started immediately as expected.
Does anyone here in /777/ know what the culprit could be?

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Student Driver 14/11/16(Sun)21:48 No. 322

>So I have a new question for /777/, how do batteries that are adversely affected by very cold weather behave, and is it possible that this is actually the case and not my starter acting up?
Heat is more likely to affect your battery than cold, in winter you're more likely to notice starting problems because the oil is cold and more viscous which means the engine needs a bigger push to start turning. Cue starter/alternator investigations.

One step at a time though, get someone to listen to your starter first and we'll go from there. You should rule things out one at a time, not jump to conclusions.


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Student Driver 14/11/19(Wed)23:45 No. 325

So due to time constraints, I ended up having the truck worked on by my mechanic, who then brought the truck back after repairs and said it was the starter. I didn't get a chance to talk to him directly, but for future reference I will ask him what the problem was so others might learn a little from this. Should I get an explanation, I will make one final post here.


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Student Driver 14/11/20(Thu)01:38 No. 326

So I was informed it was a problem with the armature in the starter.

I only spoke with another mechanic in the garage and not the head mechanic (as he wasn't there), but from what I gathered it seemed to be either an open in the windings or an open in the field coils. The guy said they didn't take the starter apart to see what exactly it was, but were able to narrow it down to those few things.

In any case the starter has been replaced, and now even in 4°F weather the starter not only works fine, but actually seems to crank slightly faster than before.




Student Driver 14/06/24(Tue)05:43 No. 158 [Reply]
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So why do people like these so much?
inb4 they're fast, i know that


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Student Driver 14/09/25(Thu)18:53 No. 271

>>158
it looks sexy and makes me moist.


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Student Driver 14/09/26(Fri)23:12 No. 275

the headlight on one of those is over $3000


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Student Driver 14/10/04(Sat)18:50 No. 282

>>174
/me/ for media, music is media. Only board that generate enough traffic are added to the lineup.




Rice vomit CraX 14/11/01(Sat)14:57 No. 310 [Reply]
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Anything rice that might have been good if it wasn't so hyper

See attached sponge bob thing




Student Driver 14/04/20(Sun)04:04 No. 1 [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
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First automotive thread, thanks Ponbiki.

Going to post as many under 1mb images as I can.


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Student Driver 14/04/20(Sun)06:12 No. 59
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Student Driver 14/04/20(Sun)06:16 No. 60
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flood 14/04/24(Thu)09:03 No. 69
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THE GOD MACHINE 14/09/20(Sat)16:43 No. 257 [Reply]
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What does /777/ think about stance?


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Student Driver 14/10/05(Sun)01:27 No. 283

There was another holier-than-thou post condemning this board:
>>136
Probably the same person.


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Student Driver 14/10/05(Sun)02:00 No. 284

>>269
Holy shit calm down. You're taking a website way too seriously.


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Student Driver 14/10/10(Fri)09:29 No. 288
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Its like shakotan style, but for white people




Ford fiesta se 2015 vs jetta clasic 2015 14/10/13(Mon)06:20 No. 291 [Reply]
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Wich one eould you buy and WHY?
I need help buying a car those are my options but if you have and advice is welcome.

I feel that the jetta is more of a car if you know what i mean.

The ford fiesta 2015 comes with ecoboost wich is nice too and the gas in my country is not cheap.

So wich pros and cons you see in this cars and comparations i am not expert in this topic but i am willing to learn!




Student Driver 14/07/17(Thu)10:22 No. 187 [Reply]
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What sound does a car make?


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Student Driver 14/07/29(Tue)10:49 No. 195
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The good ones whistle.


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Student Driver 14/09/17(Wed)16:14 No. 249

What does water taste like?


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Student Driver 14/10/07(Tue)22:02 No. 285

like a big black cock entering your anus




Skunch 14/04/24(Thu)05:40 No. 68 [Reply]
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Anyone here ride motorcycles?
I've got a Honda Nighthawk 650 from '85, the thing is is a year older than me and a wicked thrill to ride.

Anyone else?


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bike dude 14/05/14(Wed)23:48 No. 104
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old school no computer chips, non injection straight up twin carbs 2001 monster - ducati cataloged tank, corbin seat, hand set, carbon fiber bits & billet carved bits. The fly wheel has been shaved, buffed the crank, pistons & carb kit - Termigoni exhausts.


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Student Driver 14/06/19(Thu)02:31 No. 148
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aw yiss. cant believe im yet in one piece


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Yatora 14/09/24(Wed)11:27 No. 267

1983 Suzuki GS550 here. 15k miles, original. I just got it running after it had sat in a garage since 1987.




Student Driver 14/05/28(Wed)18:02 No. 117 [Reply]
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Non-electric/ human powered vehicle thread.


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Student Driver 14/06/22(Sun)22:15 No. 154
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Student Driver 14/09/11(Thu)08:29 No. 242
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Battaglin Pirana, insane winning Time Trial bike before nearly every single fucking aspect of it was outlawed. Well done, ultraconservative bureaucratic ruling governing body of the sport.


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Student Driver 14/09/20(Sat)03:42 No. 255

>>154
That poor dog looks like he knows he got the shit end of that deal.




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