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Old 08-21-2008, 08:01 PM   #1
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One of the guys at work, who daily drives a new Civic Si and has a badass NSX as his fun car, now has this:

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He had had to work overtime today, but he said he'd give me a chance to drive it next week as he may be off tomorrow. I can't wait...
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that car actually doesn't look too bad in black.
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No drive out tag

I know your buddy didn't pay 100k+ for a car and drives it around w/o a tag.
He's got some 'splainin to do.
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Good eye Ben, I said the same thing. He has the temp county tag for a custom plate though. He said he went from the dealership, to the tag office, then to work, and because that made him late, he didn't put it on.

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The selling dealer is required by law to put a drive out tag on the car before it leaves.
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I know that, I worked at Honda, and I also know how many cars left our lot without tags on them all the time. It's nothing out of the ordinary there, and probably the same case at Regal and many other dealerships.
I'll snap the next picture or video and make sure the temp or actual plate is in there for proof.
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The selling dealer is required by law to put a drive out tag on the car before it leaves.
you don't need a plate for a GTR.
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I read an article saying these are 100% unmodable because some **** nissan did to them if you change anything it shuts down everything or some crap.
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Not the best looking car from the front but, as an overall performer its BAMF.
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Aren't those selling for 30k over sticker? Not for me, but nice to look at.
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overpriced to **** right now, and even though its hard to modify i wouldnt say impossible. just have to get around the computer. im not completely crazy about them, but i must say black looks much better than all the other colors ive seen so far on them
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You can't polish a turd..
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.5 house > gtr
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yeah, the styling doesn't do it for me- it's borderline ricer civic body kit approach to styling IMO. The stuff looks added on, afterthought. It's like the Mitsu Conquest for 2010
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Tell him to keep the badass NSX fun car, cuz' the new NSX looks about like the GTR.
Does look good in black though.
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One of my good friends got a ride in a GT-R last week (some guy in Green Bay owns one) and was very impressed with it. Said it didn't even feel like a turbo car and had very good ride quality/low wind noise and just kept pulling. Then again, he's a Nissan fanboy like no other, so maybe it wasn't all that.
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ugly as ****.

And Ben, if you have already registered the car, you don't need a tag on the back. When i ordered my custom tag, i rode around with no tag for awhile. I did get pulled over once and the cop said it was perfectly fine for me to not have the PAPER temp tag on the back of the car...he didn't even want to see it. Once he saw my reg. was current he sent me on my way. Later I did put my old/expired tag on the car just to reduce the potential harassment.
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I like it in black.

But paying >MSRP FTL.

I look forward to maybe owning a used one in a few years.

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Don't kill me, but I like it!
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Looks like a new Eclipse and a 350z tried to make a baby and this is the end result!! FWIW, I saw a v8 SHO with a GT R badge yesterday, ha ha ha!!
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