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View Poll Results: Are you finished?
My car will never be "finished" 53 67.09%
It's not finished yet, but it will be someday 21 26.58%
I only have to repair things that are broken 4 5.06%
It's done. All I do is drive it. 1 1.27%
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Old 04-13-2009, 04:31 PM   #1
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How many consider their cars "finished"?

I have a to-do list for my car that isn't short. Who here either doesn't have anything on their list, or anything on the list is just repairs for broken things?
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Old 04-13-2009, 04:32 PM   #2
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i don't think i'll ever be finished. Of course, what fun would that be anyway?
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Old 04-13-2009, 04:33 PM   #3
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I have a bunch of goodies coming so hopefully I'll be finished for the most part by the end of May. Thankfully the list is getting shorter.
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Old 04-13-2009, 04:34 PM   #4
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I will be finished when I'm bored with the car and sell it. Which will hopefully be never.
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I just need an oil cooler and I am done.
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I'm done.

I had planned to do two things this year, roll bar and suspension and I did em both. I am officially done. I just need to get my LC1 back from warranty.
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Old 04-13-2009, 05:12 PM   #7
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I'll never be "done". One project simply leads to another and the car continually evolves.
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Old 04-13-2009, 05:56 PM   #8
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Im getting to almost finished....with the NB
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Old 04-13-2009, 06:14 PM   #9
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At some point I may move on to either really old school iron for vintage racing, or a rally car, but the miata will never be "done". It can always be faster.
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Old 04-13-2009, 06:15 PM   #10
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aaaaaaaaaahahahhahahahah

"finished"

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Old 04-13-2009, 07:35 PM   #11
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One finished, one in process, one good as is, but maybe I'll do something else to it.
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I'll finish it some day..





... stamping it against a wall
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:53 PM   #13
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I finished my other car. That's why I bought the Miata.
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Old 04-13-2009, 08:33 PM   #14
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oh geez, finished. Oil cooler, full cage, COPs, MSPNP, the car can always be lighter, finally getting R-comps, brake ducting, wing, splitter, hood ducting, new paint eventually, bigger turbo, new manifold, 2-2.5" intercooler piping, 3" exhaust, get rid of cat, paint interior, better/stiffer suspension, passenger seat & harness, it never stops.
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If your done with ur car it s time to get a new project.
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Old 04-14-2009, 12:08 PM   #16
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No such thing as done.
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Old 04-14-2009, 01:46 PM   #17
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your only finished when your dead.
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Old 04-14-2009, 02:07 PM   #18
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I made a list the other day of things I "need" to do to my car, and things I'd "like" to do soon. This isn't even the way out there stuff, and the first list was 20 items long, the second over 30. I would consider it done to me after that, but things will likely change before I check all these boxes complete.
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My toys will never be “Finished” I have a shed full of parts to install already, and the list of modifications I want to make keeps growing every day. Being away from my toys 338 days a year has made it hard to get them where I want. Sure I could pay some one to work on them wile I am away (some day it might come to this) but I really enjoy wrenching on my toys.
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I will be done when race teams seize to exist and new technology becomes non existenet. But that's not happening, so never!
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