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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #50 on: May 09, 2019, 07:27:03 PM »
Probably, but AMGs at least sound good.

We test drove a GLA45, while being a baby AMG, I did like the angry sounding exhaust. Even the fake exhaust sound from the Golf R I actually didn't mind. If there's one thing that sticks out as a dislike currently it's how quite the exhaust is. I'd like to change that, but I really don't want to spend $2500+ on an exhaust.

Nice buy. A6 is a pretty good balance between performance and comfort. Hope it serves you well!

Thanks, out of everything I test drove, this seemed like the best blend of everything. It's not perfect, but it's a really nice package.

There are a few things I plan on doing to it. Tint the front windows, hidden hitch for my bike rack, upgrading the sub, maybe something exhaust wise, and another set of wheels. Might tune it, undecided at this point having owned it for two weeks.

This said, anyone have any inexpensive exhaust recommendations?

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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #51 on: May 09, 2019, 07:30:19 PM »
Resonator delete.
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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #52 on: May 14, 2019, 06:58:24 PM »
Resonator delete.

I've been reading some different options. Apparently there's a mid muffler guys remove and straight pipe, but only adds a little sound. Getting into resonator deletes and changing mufflers can start adding drone. Not sure what route I'll do yet.

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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #53 on: May 15, 2019, 03:57:25 PM »
A mid-muffler is a resonator.
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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #54 on: May 19, 2019, 02:27:59 PM »
A mid-muffler is a resonator.

The thing that is confusing though is there are resonators prior to the mid muffler. This car seems to have 3 or 4 sections, there's DP's, resonators, mid muffler, then the final mufflers.

After all the reading I've done, I'm thinking I might have the rear mufflers cutoff and straight piped, and leave everything else intact. From the sounds of it, the mid muffler alone won't be much louder than stock.

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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #56 on: May 30, 2019, 12:30:22 PM »
Looks like you still need some help there, eh bud? Little bit of buyers remorse?
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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #57 on: May 30, 2019, 12:51:30 PM »
ittshay deal, princess.
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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #58 on: May 30, 2019, 01:41:12 PM »
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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #59 on: May 30, 2019, 01:57:48 PM »
Seems like you've already decided on an S4, but you're waiting for someone to tell you why it's a bad idea. That, or someone to convince you of why a new(or new-ish) WRX is a good idea.

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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #60 on: May 30, 2019, 02:54:33 PM »
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« Reply #61 on: May 30, 2019, 03:48:09 PM »
All in all, at least you got to experience the A4 to satisfy the new-car-novelty thirst.  But you still deserve what's coming for you  :P

Good luck with the sale. 
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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #62 on: May 30, 2019, 04:41:46 PM »
All in all, at least you got to experience the A4 to satisfy the new-car-novelty thirst.  But you still deserve what's coming for you  :P

?

He didn't get an A4, OR a new car.

The uckfay you talking about, jelly? You high again?
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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #63 on: May 30, 2019, 04:50:34 PM »
LOL

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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #64 on: May 30, 2019, 05:28:14 PM »
Don't threaten him with a good time.
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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #65 on: May 31, 2019, 12:11:33 AM »
All in all, at least you got to experience the A4 to satisfy the new-car-novelty thirst.  But you still deserve what's coming for you  :P

Good luck with the sale.
I bought an A6 with the supercharged V6 from the S4.

I knew this would all come, and fairly so. I'm happy with the car, if I can swap it, cool. If not, I won't be upset. I was in a bind as both my other cars sold within a few days of each other. There also hasn't been a car posted since that has made me upset about my purchase. But if I can swing it into a manual car, I'll do so.

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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #66 on: May 31, 2019, 08:14:05 AM »
He didn't get an A4

I bought an A6

Ah, A4, A6...  It's like when Morpheus meets a white guy:

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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #67 on: May 31, 2019, 08:32:01 AM »
I bought an A6 with the supercharged V6 from the S4.

I knew this would all come, and fairly so. I'm happy with the car, if I can swap it, cool. If not, I won't be upset. I was in a bind as both my other cars sold within a few days of each other. There also hasn't been a car posted since that has made me upset about my purchase. But if I can swing it into a manual car, I'll do so.

I think your issue is that you keep ending up in 2 cars, and then swinging into a single one, hoping it'll fulfill all your needs, and then it doesn't, so you swing back into a double car setup again.
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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #69 on: May 31, 2019, 11:24:27 AM »
I think your issue is that you keep ending up in 2 cars, and then swinging into a single one, hoping it'll fulfill all your needs, and then it doesn't, so you swing back into a double car setup again.

I've been 2 cars for about 5 years, outside of being between convertibles. I always had a manual, even with the auto inn the winter I knew all I had to do was wait for nice weather and then I'd be in a manual. I've been using the paddles a lot the past few days and it's helped, but still not the same. But yeah, nothing will ever be perfect.

Can you import this thing?
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2015-chevrolet-ss-sedan/
That thing is pretty badass. Did they sell them in Canada through 2016? Never see them around. RWD only though right?

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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #70 on: May 31, 2019, 11:57:49 AM »
I don't think the SS is ever sold in Canada. It is RWD with locking diff. It will be drivable on mild winter roads.

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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #71 on: June 04, 2019, 12:38:16 AM »
When car shopping, the VA STI is always the right answer.

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« Reply #72 on: June 04, 2019, 12:42:37 AM »
When car shopping, the VA STI is always the right answer.

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Re: Need help deciding on a new, used car
« Reply #73 on: June 04, 2019, 09:42:37 AM »
When car shopping, the VA STI is always the right answer.

Here I was thinking Miata is always the right answer.
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« Reply #74 on: June 04, 2019, 10:21:06 AM »
Here I was thinking Miata is always the right answer.

Your mildly biased. As someone who considered the VA WRX, the VA was not the right answer.
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