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Old 06-27-2013, 02:18 PM   #151
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Not mine, but my friend put the finishing touches on his bagged Benzo.
I'm not a fan either... How does he even get away with having big a** stickers on the windshield??
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Old 06-27-2013, 02:23 PM   #152
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Honestly that's not how a Mercedes should be done up. Sorry but it looks like garbage.
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Old 06-27-2013, 02:59 PM   #153
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So i gotta ask...what made him choose Tiffany blue wheels?
That... I'm not to sure on. I like it because it's different. It's not something you see everyday in Alaska.
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Old 06-27-2013, 03:00 PM   #154
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Honestly that's not how a Mercedes should be done up. Sorry but it looks like garbage.
Honestly that's just you're opinion, Sorry.
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Old 06-27-2013, 03:05 PM   #155
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That... I'm not to sure on. I like it because it's different. It's not something you see everyday in Alaska.
I thank baby jesus that I don't see that stuff everyday
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Old 06-27-2013, 03:23 PM   #156
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Honestly that's just you're opinion, Sorry.
No dude, you aren't getting it! That thing is hideous on any scale.
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Old 06-27-2013, 03:25 PM   #157
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Not mine, but my friend put the finishing touches on his bagged Benzo.

I seen this on the highway a few months back. I liked the way it looked, granted it didnt have the blue wheels.
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Old 06-27-2013, 03:27 PM   #158
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I seen this on the highway a few months back. I liked the way it looked, granted it didnt have the blue wheels.
Yeah he did have the amg wheels then.
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Old 06-27-2013, 03:30 PM   #159
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Okay, I didn't put the pictures on here for all of you to put it on blast. If you don't like it, don't say anything. Simple as that.
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Old 06-28-2013, 06:00 AM   #160
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why you take it down? i wanna seeee
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Old 06-28-2013, 11:15 PM   #161
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Can I rant? Let me tell you what my non - subaru decided to do to itself today.

My wife comes home from work as usual, we had something to go pick up so we were going to take her big car, an audi q7, to get it. Well we get in the car and it won't start. Long story short after tinkering and Checking fuses it seems to be something with the key system itself. It starts when it feels like got it started like 6 of the 50 times I started it only to remove the key and it not start back. When it's going to start, you hear it release the wheel locks like normal and it starts and drives normal. Other wise you might as well be putting in a butter knife because it's not in the mood.

I hate German vehicles. Sure they look nice, and have nice features, but their logistics and maintenance info is scarce. Their advanced computers create as many problems as they solve when the system could have been managed easier with analog solutions. You can find out how to build a subaru from scratch and tinfoil but it's hard to even find a schematic or basic trouble shooting info. The logistics make no sense to me.

Now I know that other guys will be like 'most audi guys are past the self mx phase' or 'most German owners can afford to have the dealership do it'. Don't wanna hear it. It's BS that I can't even readily find info. I will never purchase another German vehicle. I've had so many random issues with this car.
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Old 06-29-2013, 02:45 AM   #162
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Can I rant? audi q7.... Well we get in the car and it won't start. Long story short after tinkering and Checking fuses... got it started like 6 of the 50 times I started it only to remove the key and it not start back. ... it's not in the mood.

I hate German vehicles. ...The logistics make no sense to me.

most audi guys are past the self mx phase' or 'most German owners can afford to have the dealership do it'. I will never purchase another German vehicle. I've had so many random issues with this car.
Good rant.

Man, Its an audi. They go to ****e after the warranty is up. Heard this for the better part of a decade and a half now.

Sorry you're having trouble.

Good luck.
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Old 06-29-2013, 03:54 AM   #163
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European cars, theyre nice, until you own one.
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:14 AM   #164
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This is why you lease when it comes to those vehicles lol.

According to BMW 70% of their owners lease their vehicles. Was quite surprised how high that amount was.
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Old 06-29-2013, 11:28 AM   #165
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Good rant.

Man, Its an audi. They go to ****e after the warranty is up. Heard this for the better part of a decade and a half now.

Sorry you're having trouble.

Good luck.
Actually, Audi has improved greatly since the years of the 4kq's (late 80's) when they had sooo many issues. These days they have normal issues just as my brothers Acura has had.

****ty you q7 is doing that though. Fwiw, of the 4 VAG vehicles ive owned, i havent had any real issues outside of the freezeplug on the Corrado and normal maintenance items. (Timing belts, wheel bearings, etc)
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Old 06-29-2013, 11:36 AM   #166
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This is why you lease when it comes to those vehicles lol.

According to BMW 70% of their owners lease their vehicles. Was quite surprised how high that amount was.
They have incredible deals on leasing way better than paying $42k for a 3 series when you can lease it for $370/ month. Pretty good deal if you like to trade your vehicle in often.
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Old 06-29-2013, 01:22 PM   #167
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Q7 is a nice rig, sorry to hear... I've always liked German cars but don't have a lot of time under the hood so I've owned very few outside of the 60s-80s.
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Old 06-29-2013, 01:27 PM   #168
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They have incredible deals on leasing way better than paying $42k for a 3 series when you can lease it for $370/ month. Pretty good deal if you like to trade your vehicle in often.
Definitely. They include the free maintenance and oil change too don't they? Just like when buying new?
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Old 06-29-2013, 04:08 PM   #169
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Definitely. They include the free maintenance and oil change too don't they? Just like when buying new?
Yes for 4 years i believe. I wasn't in a position to lease when i looked into them because I would have exceeded the annual mileage. Thats why i went with Lexus.
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Old 06-29-2013, 04:18 PM   #170
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because I would have exceeded the annual mileage.
What were they limiting it at as a baseline?
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Old 06-29-2013, 04:18 PM   #171
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Actually, Audi has improved greatly since the years of the 4kq's (late 80's) when they had sooo many issues. These days they have normal issues just as my brothers Acura has had.

****ty you q7 is doing that though. Fwiw, of the 4 VAG vehicles ive owned, i havent had any real issues outside of the freezeplug on the Corrado and normal maintenance items. (Timing belts, wheel bearings, etc)
Yeah Ben, not bagging on the Audi's. I really like them. I just recall big Kris (Rallyx13) mentioning some things with his Audi's after he left Subarus. Then I had a slew of co-workers who had Audi's in the early 2000's (All-roads, A4's, A6's and the TT's) who had horrible electrical and tranny issues within weeks of the warranty being up. Even when the dealerships tried to intervene on the customer's behalf….it was like TOUGH LUCK.

I looked hard at the RS4 for a while. The new A6/S6 lines are gorgeous cars to me too.
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Old 06-29-2013, 04:22 PM   #172
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One of the frequent complaints I've been hearing from new Audi owners is the paint quality has been very poor. Areas on the vehicle flaking off or cracking.

Have others heard of this as well?
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Old 06-29-2013, 04:34 PM   #173
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One of the frequent complaints I've been hearing from new Audi owners is the paint quality has been very poor. Areas on the vehicle flaking off or cracking.

Have others heard of this as well?
Not sure on the Audi paint, but my STI paint was pretty terrible! On the German car note, my BMW seems to have pretty thick paint that has held up. The rocks take their toll regardless though.
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Old 06-29-2013, 11:30 PM   #174
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Old 06-29-2013, 11:38 PM   #175
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What were they limiting it at as a baseline?
I think it was 12 or 15k but that was before i decided to move back to Anchorage.
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