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Going to LA with gf, suggest cool and unique activities for us by Isabella Fuckingcocke - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:49:30 EST ID:yK2qGgoG No.35220 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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We have 3 half-days to spare and we're looking for stuff that locals might do which isn't super touristy.

For one of the days we wanted to Rollerblade down Venice beach. Probably also gonna do a hike around the Hollywood sign area. Also looking to hit up a farmer's market.

We're staying in Inglewood and are likely going to use public transport, so we don't want to do things which will take up alot of time on transportation.

Also, we have yet to find a place to stay for our last night, any hostel suggestions, perhaps close to the airport?
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Walter Wondledadge - Thu, 22 Jun 2017 01:30:52 EST ID:vXyF9w0b No.35237 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35220
Check out:
  • Griffith Observatory (free)
  • Pasadena for Farmer's Market (I have a buddy who sells olive oil there)
  • Inglewood's Stuff I Eat
  • The beaches
  • The mountains (look up trails, waterfalls, viewpoints, etc.)
  • Huntington Library in Pasadena
  • DTLA
  • US Bank rooftop ($40)
  • Venice canals
-Man, my brother is like a LA tour guide I swear. He would know exactly what to do but this is from what I have experienced.
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Archie Pebblesod - Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:12:42 EST ID:3PFYZhcM No.35247 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35220
>locals might do which isn't super touristy
Since you want to Roller Blade go to Downtown Culver City and rollerblade to the bike path and around a bit. Then you can grab something to eat in Culver City there are also plenty of Art Galleries in Culver City.

That's pretty non-touristy. Also avoid Venice 100%. If you want the LA beach experience go to Santa Monica particularly the part just North of Venice Beach and South of Pico Boulevard. If you want to go shopping there are tons of good shops on Main Street (Santa Monica) which is less than a block from the beach. There is even this cool Japanese department store called Muji.

As for a Hotel near the airport I would stay at the Custom Hotel.


My travels as a vagabond by James Mother Fucking Randi !lwriJ94kMg - Thu, 05 Nov 2015 20:07:02 EST ID:ETnhZld3 No.33061 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Ok so I made a post a few months back talking about a trip I've been planning around the world on practically no money.

Well I'm doing it! I'm in Venice Italy right now. I arrived super late and ended up just dropping 20 euro on a hostel because I've been hitchiking for 5 days and was to tired to hunt down a squat in the dark.

I've been couch surfing and wwoofing as well as busking some street art. I make those outer space scense with spray paint that the tourists fucking love. On a good day I make like 20 euro. Even on my worst day I make 5-10 euro ( i keep writing euro because my pc dosent have a euro button because it was made in murica and im to lazy to look up the ascii code.)

Ive met tons of cool people from various walks of life.

The other night I pitched my tent in a traffic circle on the highway that had a lot of bushes. I got bored and wandered to the gas station where i met some homeless chick who was waiting for a ride and we hung out and she shared this huge ball of hash with me, i gifted her with a painting.

I'll write more detailed adventures and post cooler pics in the future. But right now i have to take my first shower and a shave in a week. I look like shit.


Pic is me and some distraught locals who hosted me for a week.
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Sophie Dezzlewog - Wed, 07 Jun 2017 23:41:44 EST ID:jRu9dOQp No.35212 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35204
what's up with that dude's dick? It looks like his head is split in twain.
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Hedda Cuffinghood - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:31:09 EST ID:FVvEeN+k No.35221 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35202
Your tripping peers are metaphysical types.
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James Randi - Thu, 22 Jun 2017 03:19:55 EST ID:JLAGk9Oy No.35239 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35221
That did not elaborate at all.
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Beatrice Blatherforth - Sun, 25 Jun 2017 15:29:41 EST ID:aQW3pJHN No.35245 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Hey James Randi!

Me and another 420channer want to do the same vagabond trip. Thing is, I'm an American. How have you avoided getting deported for this long? Are you doing the 90 day hack? Just doing a good job at avoiding cops? I haven't been following the thread lately. How long have you been doing this?

Also, it'd be really cool if we could meet up at some point during our travels. We're pretty much going east along the Mediterranean from Portugal to Turkey. What would be the best way for us to get in touch?
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Thomas Hingershaw - Sun, 25 Jun 2017 22:51:41 EST ID:iqigT9PF No.35246 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE


European Motorbike Trip by Terminal - Sun, 07 May 2017 13:03:39 EST ID:apYPUfsx No.35113 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I've packed in my job and I'm taking my 2009 bandit 650S from Scotland down to Newcastle and getting the ferry to Amsterdam. I've got a couple of months free, and a couple of must visit destinations, Copenhagen and lake como in Italy. Copenhagen to see an old friend, and lake como so I can see where part of my family came from,

It's gonna be a sort of introspective journey as well, try and find myself a bit more perhaps, hopefully find some hot European babes too XD

Anyway I'll cut to the chase I've got two questions for you guys; Have you lot got any recommendations on where I should go and what I should see?

And I want to be able to record to my phone from a bike or helmet camera, what setup should I get? I'll need a phone that doesn't drain battery too fast, a battery for the bike and I have no idea what sort of camera I should go for..

Cheers for the help guys, I'm thinking about driving south after Copenhagen on the autobahn, possibly go round the Nuremberg ring, there's no set itinerary right now so it'll be great to hear your suggestions on what to see
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Doris Gondleville - Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:10:40 EST ID:oEhyBK78 No.35244 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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That sounds like a sweet trip.
I doubt you're still checking here. But if you want to hang with a random internet stranger who may or may not try to rob and / or kill you living near the _Nürburgring_ then shoot me a message.
idgaf(at)trashmail.com


Buying a van to live/camp in by Priscilla Dorringgold - Sun, 18 Jun 2017 14:36:31 EST ID:y5SfCHsj No.35225 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Greetings, /vroom/. So I'm finally at a place where I have a halfway decent chunk of change saved up and I'm considering buying a van for the purpose of living in it. Yes I've already done a lot of research on this, I know it's not going to be easy and likely there will be a lot of trial and error involved. That said, the main purpose of this thread is figuring out where to get a used van for as little money as possible that will still fit my needs. This thread can serve as a van-dwelling general thread but that's my main concern.

A bit about me and my situation; I live in the US (Texas if we're being specific) and I'm wanting to move to Houston in December after I get out of school. I'm looking at the van as something of a short term dwelling because I feel like it would be incredibly difficult to live in a van in Texas in the Summer. It gets pretty hot here but hey, maybe one of you might have a solution to that. I have a gym membership so showering and whatnot shouldn't be an issue.

Specifically, by the end of this summer, I should have roughly $5000 saved up. I can either buy a van at that point or attempt to save up a little more between then and December. Realistically I could probably save another $500-$1000 in that time, probably not enough to make too much of a difference tbh. Anyways, I've been looking at some options on Craigslist. I'm also considering looking into police auctions as well, not sure if that'd be a waist of time or not. I'm flexible on the type of van: main things I'm looking for are reliability and no huge damaged areas. It could be a cargo van, a conversion van, hell even an old school Astro van. So long as it runs well and has a decent amount of space, I'm not too picky.

Any tips on where I should go? Or is there anything else for that matter that maybe I'm not factoring in? I'll be checking back on this thread regularly and look forward to any help I can get.
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Esther Mammledock - Wed, 21 Jun 2017 05:52:20 EST ID:7j0KOkY4 No.35231 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I pretty much want the same thing except I live in the UK.
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Walter Wondledadge - Thu, 22 Jun 2017 01:26:57 EST ID:vXyF9w0b No.35236 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35231
I pretty much do the same thing, except out of a car.
OP, get:
  • DC to AC inverter/converter
  • an electric and/or wood chip stove
  • extension chords
  • a sleeping bag (I have a Wiggys)
  • glass jars with lids to store food/spices
  • a water purifier (i have a Sawyer)
  • tools to fix your van/car
Godspeed OP.
#homeiswhereyouparkit
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David Segglelidge - Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:53:05 EST ID:4FZuRF88 No.35240 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OP here again, just found this for sale a town over for just under $4K. Rebuilt transmission, quite a few miles on the engine but I feel like that's not as much of an issue if the transmission is new. It's inside my price range and it'll give me some cash left over to start customizing it to fit my needs. The guy selling it claims to be a mechanic/van dweller themself so it seems like a winner. Gonna give them a call tonight, any questions I should ask in particular?
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David Segglelidge - Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:55:08 EST ID:4FZuRF88 No.35241 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35240
Forgot the pic, it's an old econoline. From the pics, it looks like it's been kept up pretty well.
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Ebenezer Honeyhall - Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:39:33 EST ID:Xwuhb6h4 No.35243 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35240
Look up that particular year/model online and check for common issues that arise from it.. And ask why he is selling it (and try to decipher if his reasoning is legit)


UK vagrant advice by Esther Mammledock - Wed, 21 Jun 2017 06:01:30 EST ID:7j0KOkY4 No.35232 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Any one got any advice for someone who wants to hit the road in the UK, I plan to busk to make money with an acoustic guitar but might consider a lighter stringed instrument if going on foot.

I was against getting a van for a while due to global warming, thinking I could find a greener motorhome, but at this point I really want to leave so any advice on motorhomes and how to get one or even turn something into one would be great.

If there are alternative ways of living off the road do tell, I have food for free by Richard Maybe, not planning to get by on wild food but it might help and also is quite interesting.
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Esther Mammledock - Wed, 21 Jun 2017 06:10:50 EST ID:7j0KOkY4 No.35233 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Richard Mabey*
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James randi - Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:17:14 EST ID:JLAGk9Oy No.35234 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm still wandering mainlan Europe if you wanna join.
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Esther Mammledock - Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:01:27 EST ID:7j0KOkY4 No.35235 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35234
Oh hey you I've seen your thread, It would be a good idea to travel with someone experienced, it would mean leaving the country though and I have no experience with that, the only language I know is English.

I might take you up on that though when I feel confident, I want to try doing it closer to home first, so I can get a feel for it, dont know if thats a good idea but I'm pretty sure my parents wouldn't sleep if I hopped country with no knowledge of living homeless, if I cant get a motorhome that is.

I do like the idea of jumping into a different culture though, sounds really fun.

One question by the way, how do you clean your food after dumpster diving, I've seen some of the stuff you got, glad there's plenty of veg in there.
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James Randi - Thu, 22 Jun 2017 03:17:46 EST ID:JLAGk9Oy No.35238 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35235
I ussualy try to take packaged stuff and if its not packaged I only take it if it can be cleaned with just cold water. If its too dirty for cold water then i dont take it.
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Esther Mammledock - Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:33:12 EST ID:7j0KOkY4 No.35242 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35238
Thanks man, good luck on your travels, maybe we will cross paths one day.


How do I roads? by Priscilla Sacklespear - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 21:19:52 EST ID:EUv5Djrj No.35222 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I was "taught" how to drive (was told the absolute minimum and then they said "ok go for it") and.

Anyway nobody ever showed me how to navigate roads?

I'm pretty sure the numbers on buildings have a system to them but I can't quite figure it out? Like before GPS how in the actual fuck did the pizza guy know where your house was? How did he know from just the name of your road and street number?

That road could be anywhere in the city, but I guess the street number narrows it down or something?

I'm fucking serious right now. How does this shit work?

I'm terrified of driving, mostly because I'm terrified of getting lost. I want to become an EXPERT on navigation.
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Eugene Crashsine - Fri, 16 Jun 2017 04:58:43 EST ID:zu0iIfNF No.35223 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35222

Just get a GPS, dude.

back in the day they used paper maps, and the address numbers on the street are in a sequence. Depending on which way you're driving they'll go up or down. So they'd find the street, then drive along until the numbers start to get close before really paying attention.

Plus most people, once they have driven someplace, can reach that area again by memory alone. After driving around the same town for years you'd know how to get to every street, then ya just watch the numbers go up or down till it hits the one ya want...

All I have to do is drive someplace, then I will always know how to get back to it (within reason). But my first time I either need a navigator ("go left, take this turn, get into that lane, etc."), a map, or GPS.
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Simon Sammleware - Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:21:58 EST ID:ZmDSCijQ No.35224 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The town I'm in is set up in quadrants, there is NW, NE, SW, SE, with avenues going East-West and streets going North-South with street/avenue numbers increasing the further you get out from the centre. So if you want to get to 55 Ave NW you go north from Centre Ave. 55 blocks.

Sometimes, but not always, house numbers are prefixed with the nearest street number, so you'll cross 6th street and the house numbers will go 601...603...605...

Of course, some places are just fucked and you have to have an idea of where you're going beforehand.

I'll often end up on the street I'm going to, slow down and try to spot house numbers. After you spot two you'll know if they're counting up or down.

>I'm terrified of driving, mostly because I'm terrified of getting lost.

Getting lost can be fun, you get to see areas you wouldn't otherwise have.

As for being afraid of driving, it pretty much boils down to how much you've done it.
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Archie Wuckleham - Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:25:28 EST ID:PzCyjbvQ No.35230 Ignore Report Quick Reply
In the US, street numbers which are odd are located on the South or East side of a street. Even numbers are located on the North or West side of a street. The block numbers on a major street sign tell you which addresses are located within their block. So if you are looking for 2424 N. 7th street, first of all you already know it will be on the West side of the street because it is an even number (the left if you are going North). As you go up the street, you can look at street signs for numbers which indicate where you are in the block. You may pass 2200, then 2300, then 2400, woah slow down buddy you are almost there.

You can also familiarize yourself with your local region's style of street typing. Some cities will have a sequence where they go: Street -> Road -> Place -> Street

or something similar to that. This can help you if you know that places are always next after streets, or whatever.

Other tips:
>Blue reflectors indicate there is a fire hydrant nearby.
>If an emergency vehicle is coming in your direction on the opposite side of the road, you do not have to slow down or stop at all if there is a median. Just keep on goin'.
>It is legal in most of the US to make a U-turn at a red arrow. Check local law.
>White lines mean traffic goes the same way on both sides, yellow means opposite directions.
>The most common cause of engine failure is overheating. Keep your goddamn radiator working.


Travelling with molly by Fuck Duckville - Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:58:36 EST ID:pnrAXTMP No.34960 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Girlfriend and I are planning on flying to Key West in December this year and she wants to bring in four points of molly and a nug of weed. Best way to smuggle in?
I'm not the FBI I swear guys.
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Priscilla Crinnerdire - Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:02:03 EST ID:ueApcpbO No.34966 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34965
As you can see, no one will really give you advice on this, as its an extremely stupid and unnecessary idea with an unnecessarily high risk. Every time a thread like this pops up, people tell OP the same thing as I told you.
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Priscilla Crinnerdire - Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:03:05 EST ID:ueApcpbO No.34967 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34966
I also think you misunderstood me, my friend got away with it as he said, that's what i was saying
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Hamilton Claylock - Wed, 07 Jun 2017 18:21:15 EST ID:oWfWw/gm No.35207 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34963

I like how you say no racism but assume if the person aint white you're gonna be less safe. Its just about knowing how to read people and who to trust. OP bringing shit on a national flght is just as risky as asking random people when it comes to Molly. Its a felony to have in every state and there are thousands of narcotics agents in the u.s. and even more informants who exist in major party cities and festivals. You can never tell by someone's looks who's a cop or scammer its all about body language and reading between bs.
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Matilda Chopperpuck - Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:24:51 EST ID:i7I+xHuU No.35215 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I was flying to fucking Colombia with klonopin, kratom + extract, plus random weed particles scattered on my laptop and shit.

dumb fuck TSA pulled me aside and started tearing my shit up, just pulling all my bags of kratom out giving the hugest what the fuuuck is this look like he just caught some big time smuggler. As I'm silently shitting my pants, he starts to test everything with his stupid swab test for drugs. Dude swiped EVERYTHING, including my laptop that acts as a rolling tray everyday. Swiped my half-eaten protein bar where I had crushed klonopin hidden inside it, swiped all the kratom etc.

Nada bitch. It really made me second guess the efficiency of TSA, they're a bunch of morons. I mean nigga, this was an international flight to COLOMBIA of all places. You'd think after pulling out bag after bag of sketchy green powder in an unlabeled ziploc that would've been enough to get a little more thorough check but nah. He got the results back, stuffed it all back inside, and I proceded to eat my laced protein bar and conked out for the entire flight with zero recollection of even falling asleep.

tl;dr if you don't look like a sketchy fuck and aren't acting sketchy, you can get away with quite a lot. Look up all the studies they do on it, they're fucking useless at actually finding shit. They are only there to preventatively scare off the retards.

And don't bring weed to key west wtf man. Do you know how easy it will be to cop down there? Molly, ok, but come on.
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Simon Dunkinbare - Wed, 14 Jun 2017 01:42:18 EST ID:FVvEeN+k No.35219 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35215
Weed grows great in florida. I was paying 100 and ounce in tampa bay area, for fire as good as most stuff in the stores on the west coast.
>flying with mdma
Fucking retarded. Take it before you board, florida is covered in ecstasy, though it's almost all cut... they prefer it cut there. If you have to smuggle something, take acid, it's easy (dip anything in it, toss it in booze after you get off. Put it on your fucking vitamins even.) and hard to come by in the southeast. Though in florida, there are tons of angel trumpets growing this time of year. Go eat those.


Two wheel good by Two wheel God - Sat, 09 Apr 2016 20:28:00 EST ID:DPHRxIwq No.33612 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What bicycle(s) do you have?
How often do you ride?
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Simon Sonkinkirk - Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:15:18 EST ID:Mfg26RKS No.34864 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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bought a new bianchi pista a bit over-sized in 2009, when i was 16. i hope the chormoly frame will last my whole life, maybe even longer

http://www.bikepedia.com/quickbike/BikeSpecs.aspx?Year=2009&Brand=Bianchi&Model=Pista
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Ebenezer Dartdock - Sat, 01 Apr 2017 07:38:03 EST ID:gpDG3C+h No.35000 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I want to ride my bicycle!
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Dumpf04 - Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:34:32 EST ID:3k2TWedN No.35078 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I want to ride my bicycle.........
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Martha Porringhood - Wed, 10 May 2017 05:55:23 EST ID:yInb+y+p No.35121 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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How fun is an e-bike?
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Isabella Pobberpat - Mon, 12 Jun 2017 08:20:09 EST ID:P5voJLxk No.35218 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Hill Climb Girls are the best. Yeah!


Michelin Star by Volcanic Beach - Fri, 17 Jun 2016 09:55:35 EST ID:DPHRxIwq No.33881 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How far will you travel for good food?
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KretaAyer - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 05:11:28 EST ID:oUmvcaRr No.34757 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Shanghai-ed
http://www.iatemywaythrough.com/2017/01/shanghai-sundays-the-westin-shanghai/
Fine western dining in China? You got to be joking, right?
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Dumpf02 - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 04:36:40 EST ID:Nj3tHpsk No.34818 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I'll go the distance for some good dessert!
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Cyril Blythestock - Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:19:28 EST ID:e6OSeIKG No.34953 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Take me to KYOTO
https://ramenraff.blogspot.ca/2017/02/kyoto-eats.html
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Reuben Lightway - Mon, 17 Apr 2017 04:54:31 EST ID:gpDG3C+h No.35055 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Tasmania
http://grabyourfork.blogspot.ca/2017/04/masaakis-sushi-geeveston.html?m=1
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Isabella Pobberpat - Mon, 12 Jun 2017 08:15:16 EST ID:P5voJLxk No.35217 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Vegan can be tatsy? You just have to travel for it...
http://www.notquitenigella.com/2016/05/23/best-vegan-food-sydney/


How would you feel about a car company by Simon Billingman - Fri, 30 Dec 2016 04:08:23 EST ID:89I+ti8q No.34628 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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That released cheap, but expertly made vehicles? using technology that is an absolutely refined version of mid 80's to late 90's vehicle technology. These vehicles will be simple, something you could work on. Almost no computer systems on board. No traction control, and on the "higher end" models only rudimentary, but perfected, ABS and power steering. Little four-pot motors of that era could get great gas mileage. But imagine the simplicity of that era refined with modern manufacturing. Pickup trucks designed for work, robust, Yet cheap enough to be banged around and actually used for work. Coupes designed to be light, with direct cable throttle and brakes. Obviously they wouldn't perform like modern cars, but would rather be a super refined version of cars from the mid 80's to the late 90's. If something went wrong they'd be simple enough for you to tear down to their base components to repair and modify yourselves.

I think it is a little bit silly. But that is my dream. I don't know how such a car company would perform. I believe that it wouldn't do very well. But would you buy something that say, has the utmost performance of a late 80's Toyota Corolla that is brand new and refined for super cheap?

I just think that a car company could make huge strides forwards if they absolutely mastered their older technology and sold it for far cheaper than the new, modern cars. Plus they'd be hella fun to drive, and work on, and modify.

IDK, maybe that's just me. But I feel that refining, and mastering older tech, and selling it for cheap, is something a new car company could thrive off of. Plus it'd be good fun. Admit it. Having a car without power steering, ABS, taction control, etc. While having direct cable interface with the controls for instant response. mmmph. Damn that sounds like a wet dream.

And at the very least for work vehicles, something more robust and easier to work on than a Hilux just has some appeal.
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Hunter S. Nodson - Tue, 06 Jun 2017 10:43:29 EST ID:i7I+xHuU No.35198 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35197
you have no idea what you are talking about, drum brakes work by putting out outward pressure from the hub onto a drum from something called a shoe. The whole thing relies on slowing down the car by extending the shoe into the drum and is incredibly inefficient since you have a limited amount of stopping force from 1) the amount of pressure needed to move the shoe and 2) the lack of airflow (the heat gets trapped in the drum) before the heat of the whole thing decides it doesn't want to continue to produce friction. With disc brakes there is actual air flow to help mitigate this, also by using a disc to clamp onto a rotor you have more surface area covered that requires even less pressure since on a sliding caliper you only have one pad doing the clamping. Disc brakes also can perform in wet weather far superiorly than drums as water will literally pool into the drum and act as a lubricant, and make your drums useless.

tl;dr you wrong grandpa
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Hunter S. Nodson - Tue, 06 Jun 2017 10:48:08 EST ID:i7I+xHuU No.35199 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35198
>>Also a car built without power steering in mind handles better than say, a car with a full power steering system that has failed.

???

Yeah? Because the ratios from the steering rack are completely different for that purpose. You know that non-power steering vehicles can also have steering components fail? And are also equipped with shitty gears such as worm gears? Your comparison is weird man.

But changing drum brakes is not the only downside lol. They are horrible and inferior to even the cheapest disk brakes in almost every aspect besides cost to manufacturer. nb
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Clara Dimblelock - Thu, 08 Jun 2017 06:50:13 EST ID:f0jE6cNG No.35213 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34787
let's go even further than that and start crank-starting our engines again. no more failure-prone ignition systems!
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Hannah Clovingstore - Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:42:14 EST ID:9srRaFXI No.35214 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35213
You fucking faggots and your alien machines. Henry Ford is the devil. A horse and buggy are all this pilgrim needs. We've had them since our lorde and saviour was killed by them butt-fuckin Romans. Ain't no alien engin machine gonna git me, no sireeeee.

>REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEe
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Fanny Govingweck - Sun, 11 Jun 2017 00:36:34 EST ID:JDVGFzt2 No.35216 Ignore Report Quick Reply
power steering is optional in light cars but no one builds light cars anymore. If car manufacturers could build something in the sub 2000lb range they could make them quick and cheap. but they would be deathtraps and the massive cars out there would pancake them.

fwd with an lsd and 150 na hp revving high would be amazing.


What Car Should I Buy;General by Nathaniel Hettingford - Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:52:33 EST ID:SgHbaBP8 No.34978 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm going to be buying a car in a few months. Here's the kicker I got a DUI a while back and I have to put an interlock on the car, fucking hate California. What should I buy?

Also car buying general.
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Nell Droblingwetch - Wed, 07 Jun 2017 12:43:10 EST ID:LWu301jJ No.35205 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>34983

This is true as fuck. I see one everywhere I look. If you like blending in with more acceleration the 2007-2008 impala ss is essentially disappearing into a crowd.. Esp grey white and black. They may not be no 96 impala but for the price of around 9k for 100- miles and 5k for above it ain't bad. Not everyone rides as but the sedans look no different than the other mid to later 2000s impala models. Everywhere I look I see grey Buicks and impala.
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Nell Droblingwetch - Wed, 07 Jun 2017 12:44:35 EST ID:LWu301jJ No.35206 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35205

*not everyone drives an ss
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Henry Nambletetch - Wed, 07 Jun 2017 20:18:19 EST ID:9OsQrWxu No.35209 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE
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Angus Blittingded - Wed, 07 Jun 2017 20:22:37 EST ID:em2mWOpc No.35210 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Honestly for a simple, well-made, easy to diy repair vehicle that isn't going to stick out in a crowd then I suggest getting a Honda Civic or accord. Honda's are known for their reliability. They're cheap to buy and maintain, and if you ever did want to do something to it later on Honda Civic has more aftermarket parts available then literally any other car in the world.

I just bought an 09 Civic LX sedan with 80,000 miles for $5,200 (granted it would normally be closer to $8,000 for the car I bought, I got it at cost from the owner who has a small dealership) and I love everything about it so far. This is an upgrade from my 07 cobalt LS in which the engine went bad. The Civic is so much nicer, and I've only heard good things about hondas.

As far as the color go gray, black or white if you're trying not to stick out.
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Emma Fandock - Wed, 07 Jun 2017 21:11:02 EST ID:Jt5hTDns No.35211 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35205

I was just curious so I looked up the top cars registered in residents names in my city and impala was on the list and buic Lacrosses. Makes sense..see em every time I turn my head.


vroom by Albert Hiffingham - Sun, 04 Jun 2017 16:28:08 EST ID:I6du2pqr No.35194 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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anyone moving to NYC soon?
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Fuck Gashdodge - Mon, 05 Jun 2017 02:47:10 EST ID:/CA/B+DU No.35195 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35194
why
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Eugene Pecklewirk - Tue, 06 Jun 2017 16:46:19 EST ID:PzCyjbvQ No.35201 Ignore Report Quick Reply
perhaps in my nightmares
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Angus Blittingded - Wed, 07 Jun 2017 20:04:11 EST ID:em2mWOpc No.35208 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If I'm lucky I'll never have to do so much as even see the place in person.


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