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found specs to my: Refer to my last useful thread for description of my car.

I am basing my specs here on http://www.autotrader.com.

It has a 190HP Standard engine, my GXE Model is at the bottom of the Nissan Maxima Lineup followed by a GLE then SE (in ascending order). I have DOHC, 190hp @ 5600 RPM, 205 ft-lbs @ 4000 RPM. According to another site, the SE Model can do 0-60 in lless than 7seconds my guesstimation for my GXE is less than 30seconds :rofl:

And DUDE, Ford doesn't sell Ebony exterior autoMobiles; I went on their website! Dont you hate me!

Jus yankin' your chain NEWayz =P

Just jealous you got a faster car than ME... duh!

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1992 Ford Taurus GL

3.0L V6

0-60/Quarter

11/18

First got it, the radiator leaked. Got it replaced, the second radiator was crap; leaked even more. Got a third one in, it was fine until one morning before school, it leaked all over. Last, and hopefully final radiator just recently put in, working fine. Got to drive it for two days before another problem occurred, this time the starter died.

I keep the interior well cleaned since I'm a clean freak, but I don't really bother about the outside. Nothing really fancy, no expensive sound system, nothing. Just a JVC deck and a pair of Audiobahn 6x9's.

Might add pictures if I get around to it.

It's funny to have imports and Mustangs try and screw with me at stoplights.

While mine isn't the fastest car on the streets, I still manage to **** off ricers. Which is fun; I hate seeing white people driving those ugly things around.

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While mine isn't the fastest car on the streets, I still manage to **** off ricers. Which is fun; I hate seeing white people driving those ugly things around.

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I hate same thing you do. So do you really get 11/18 mpg? And i'm presuming you live in Kansas City, right? Because in the regular rural Kansas i'm more familiar with from House on the Prairie; That's a joke. I would see a problem with only 11/18 mpg. Unless you're taking into account the age of the vehicle, I would have to agree with the results i'm getting from AutoTrader that it was your misprint, and you meant 20/29 mpg.

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I own a 1959 ford failane Back in Sacramento but it need a new engin and suspension kit. It's been in my mom's garage for a long time handed down to me from my Dad this is not the exact car mine is a blue 2 door hard top

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Can't wait to get it restored :cry:

And this is a 92 eldorado which i had to sell when i moved up here to seattle, because there was no way i was gonna be driving it i work one block away from my apt and dont ever leave the downtown area except to go snowbaording.

again this is just a pic not the exact one i owned

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im gonna buy another one this year when i move back to AZ

my saying: If it aint chroming it aint rolling

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2004 Titanium Mazda 3s

2.3L engine

160 HP

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I have a 05 Mazda 3 Sport. Got it 3 months ago. I love it.

Zoom Zoom...

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1992 Corrado G60 in Pearl Green

Number of modifications including full ride & damper adjustable Koni suspension, supercharger ported and pullied, SNS chip, magnex exhaust with supersprint catalytic converter bypass, and various other tweaks. Takes the BHP up from 160 to around 207BHP with 187lb/ft of torque. Not a lot compared to some cars out there, but enough to catch out a lot of other more expensive / modern motors :)

Only have a few pics with it on new wheels.. mine is the green one.

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Nice car chicane ive always liked Volkswagen more than any other import cars actually its the only onesi like, there engines are just reliable

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* 1991/Nissan/240sx

* Specifications : HorsePower 155 @ 5,600 r.p.m.

Torque: 160 @ 4,400 r.p.m.

Engine Size: DOHC KA24DE 2.4 L Inline 4

* History : My brother and I both got one of these cars his was white my is black He dropped an SR20DET and put about 10 grand into his car. had about 300hp to the wheel. It recently for unknown reasons caught on fire and the fire department didn't try to spare his car any pain they used the jaws of life on his hood and when they got it open the flung it back smash his windshield in and cut his front bumper in half. Ill try and get a picture of his car so you can see what they did to it. Mine on the other hand I only paid 1500 dollars for because my step dad is friends with a used car dealer he sold it to me at cost to him. runs perfect and Im extremely happy with it. Not to mention it looks (and is alot more rare) better then a civic and blows most of them away except the minime and frankenstien ones. if you own a civic like that you know what I'm talking about. MY CAR STILL HANDLES BETTER THEN YOURS!!

This would be my car when I very first bought it. Its at my shop being inspected. all it needed was a water pump or something I can't remember.

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1996 200sx s14 in Marlin blue. :D

Been raining ever since i got it so no chance of any decent photos yet...

DAMM YOU UK WEATHER.... :angry:

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Have no pic but

1995 Mercury Cougar XR7

V8 4.6 Liter

Forest Dark Green

Dual Flowmaster Mufflers

That's it

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1996 200sx s14 in Marlin blue.  :D

Been raining ever since i got it so no chance of any decent photos yet...

DAMM YOU UK WEATHER.... :angry:

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about the first week I had my 240sx it rained non-stop. you guys are lucky you dont have to deal with our crappy emissions laws I hate how we have to import the engine that was made for our cars instead of just having them in there already.

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2000 Dodge Avenger Sport

V6 3.0L (210 HP) originally a V6 2.5L (160 HP)

Cafe Latte

Intake, New Exhaust, Chip, OZ Rims, and other various upgrades.

I would like to get one of those new 2006 eclipses.

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2003 Nissan Altima

I4 2.5 w/ lots of mods..

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waiting delivery of an audi a6 3.0 quattro diesel. roll on april!

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1992 Ford Escort. And surprisingly there's still hope and potential left in it...

BMW conversion

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I hate same thing you do. So do you really get 11/18 mpg? And i'm presuming you live in Kansas City, right? Because in the regular rural Kansas i'm more familiar with from House on the Prairie; That's a joke. I would see a problem with only 11/18 mpg. Unless you're taking into account the age of the vehicle,  I would have to agree with the results i'm getting from AutoTrader that it was your misprint, and you meant 20/29 mpg.

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I was referring to the 0-60 time and the 1/4 mile time. :p

I live in Wichita, Kansas, which is a bit smaller than the whole of Kansas City.

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2004 Saab 9-3 Linear... leased

1999 Ford F150 Flairside extended cab Sport

1986 Alfa Romeo GTV6 (selling it in the Spring, though... :( )

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1992 Ford Escort

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Soon to be a 2005 Chevy Cobalt SS Supercharged!

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What is the matter with people, no one drives a truck anymore?!?!

02 Chevy Avalanche, 5.3 V8

not built for fast but can pull just about anything

3 TV's, XBOX, DVD, Sat Radio, TV Tuner

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2002 Acura RSX-S

2.0L ~234HP (thanks to a few mods)

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What is the matter with people, no one drives a truck anymore?!?!

02 Chevy Avalanche, 5.3 V8

not built for fast but can pull just about anything

3 TV's, XBOX, DVD, Sat Radio, TV Tuner

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If I could afford an Avalanche, I'd have one. That being said, I envy you. :D

Though mine would have to be the "Without Body Hardware" version.

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2004 BMW X5 4.4i

315hp

18"

Auxiliary input from BMW (1 week before the official iPod hookup came out :( )

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1993 Geo Prizm LSi 5 SPD Manual (~133,417 miles, ~214,714 km)

Dimensions

Wheelbase: 97.08 in

Track Front: 57.51 in

Track Rear: 56.49 in

Length: 172.59 in

Width: 66.29 in

Ground Clearance: 4.68 in

Weight: 2358.94 lb

Weight Distribution F/R: 60 %

Fuel Capacity: 13.2 Gallons

Engine Specifications

Manufacturer: Toyota

Type: S-4

SOHC, 16 valves total

Bore x Stroke: 3.19 inches ? 3.37 inchesBore / Stroke ratio:> 0.95Displacement:> 1.8L, 1764 cc Compression:> 9.50:1Aspiration:> NormalCatalytic Converter:> YesMaximum Output:> 115 HP @ 5600 RPMMaximum Torque:> 115 lb ft @ 4800 RPMCoolant:> Water

Performance>

0 - 60mph:> 8.8 secondsQuarter mile:> 16.90 secondsTop speed:> 117 mph

Chasis>

Engine location:> FrontEngine Alignment:> TransverseTurning circle:> 31.5 ftTransmission:> 5 Speed ManualDrive:> FWDTop gear ratio:> 0.81Final drive ratio:> 3.05

All of the information was taken from this site

Pictures>

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(These pictures were taken in the spring by the way.)

Basically this is my first car. It was given to me by my dad in the summer when I got my license (07/17/2004). It runs great, it's in very good condition, and the fuel economy is really good. My dad had many options, he could have sold it, traded it in for cash towards his new car (2004 Malibu LT), but he gave it to me, and I am very thankful for that.

Just to give you guys an idea about the fuel economy, I've recorded some data in an excel table:

Fuel Economy>

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Now you may be wondering, "Why is the price of gasoline so high?"

(Also the reason for my last MPG being so low is that I kind of shifted harder a few times at 5,000 RPMs, just to see what would happen. Plus driving short distances before the engine can warm up, driving up hills, and driving in the winter doesn't help one bit.)

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The engine in this specific Prizm model (LSi) takes 91 or greater. I didn't think you would believe me if I told you straight up, so I provided a picture. Well it would make sense since the compression ratio is 9.50.1; higher octane would be needed.

Octane>

The octane rating of gasoline tells you how much the fuel can be compressed before it spontaneously ignites. When gas ignites by compression rather than because of the spark from the spark plug, it causes knocking in the engine. Knocking can damage an engine, so it is not something you want to have happening. Lower-octane gas (like "regular" 87-octane gasoline) can handle the least amount of compression before igniting.

The compression ratio of your engine determines the octane rating of the gas you must use in the car. One way to increase the horsepower of an engine of a given displacement is to increase its compression ratio. So a "high-performance engine" has a higher compression ratio and requires higher-octane fuel. The advantage of a high compression ratio is that it gives your engine a higher horsepower rating for a given engine weight -- that is what makes the engine "high performance." The disadvantage is that the gasoline for your engine costs more HowStuffWorks

Sorry I was bored. Four day weekend . . .

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