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  1. Lastsoul

    Unverified Ownership Fried eggs, now or never – Porsche 911 Carrera '98

    One day last autumn I realized that I need a 911. Then I remembered that I had that same thought the day before. And the day before that. And before that. There was only one cure. A 911. Funnily the 911s were not my favourite cars when I was a kid. Porsches felt distant, cold and old...
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    FinalGear Winter Meet 2017: Taking the Sierra for a spin

    As I was the last to arrive to the meet, I'll be the first to post pictures. I missed Friday and all track action on Saturday, so the posts starts in the middle of the meet: Writing the contract of the Lexus. One does not simply buy a Lexus without beer. public was excited. Adrian took a...
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    Things worth seeing around East Coast (US)

    What's worth visiting in east coast? Group of twenty or so automotive journalists is traveling to US in early 2016 and I was asked to find out where to go. At the moment we are planning on visiting NYC, Washington DC and Detroit (or the automotive industry around it). Traveling further away...
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    Porsche 924 '76 ? A winter beater from heaven

    So, I bought a Porsche. My trusty daily driver, the 406 Coup? started to get transmission issues during the summer. At the end I had to put it into a warm garage and wait until I can swap a spare ZF 4HP20 gearbox I managed to get next to nothing. That is quite a large job to do, so it has to...
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    Ownership Verified: Second Life: Peugeot 106 Rallye 1.3

    Autumn 2013 we had a small #gear.fi gathering in a generic gas station. Casually talking about cars public mentioned a Peugeot 106 Rallye about to be crushed. As a fan of lightweight and basic fun cars it caught my attention. Few pictures from his iPhone surprised me: it was the earlier S1...
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    Ownership Verified: Sergio, remove my rear doors! Peugeot 406 Coup?

    I never made a thread for my '96 406 sedan, mainly because it's such a common car around here. I still haven't sold it, but it's duty as a daily driver will now be replaced with the Coup? version of the same body. I've always loved lines of the Coup?, and when my parents 406 estate got totaled...
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    Ownership Verified: I accidentally another French

    This was a bit random. I wasn't planning on getting a third car, and I've never been a fan of this one. There is only one thing I care about, but I'll get back to that later. On tuesday an old friend from high school posted on Facebook "If anybody needs parts for Xsara Coupe, or the whole car...
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    J??rata-ajelulle kiinnostusta? / Ice track driving

    Kiinnostaisiko porukkaa k?yd? v?h?n ajamassa kahva edell? j??radalla? Hyvink??lt? l?ytyisi rallicross-rata joka on talvet j??ratana. Ei siis tarvitsisi pel?t? auton uppoamista. J??radan vuokra on 50e/h, joten jos porukkaa saisi noin 10 henke?, ei parin tunnin sessiot juuri k?yhdytt?isi...
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    No 56k: N?rburgring 24H 2011

    I have wanted to go to the N24 for a couple of years now, but the way from Finland to the Ring is not an easy one. This year however it was only 330km drive away so I just had to go there and luckily couple of friends flew all the way from Finland to join me. GT3 at the Friday's qualification...
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    Mille Miglia 2011

    I spent a Saturday in Modena, Northen-Italy and enjoyed watching Mille Miglia. The collection of cars was incredible. Imagine a museum full of priceless cars driving by! Anyway, heres the first part: The front lights mean it's not standard F40, and "Team Italia" suggests it might be F40 GTE...
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    Random awesomness in celebration of 125 anniversary of the car

    Car as we know it was invented 125 years ago in Mannheim, but because the guys responsible of the invention moved to Stuttgart and started to produce cars here, the city of Stuttgart is also celebrating the birthday. Today the biggest shopping street in the city was full of new family cars, but...
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    Lamborghini Club Switzerland at Meilenwerk Stuttgart

    So, already pretty nice Saturday got even nicer when about 30 of Sant'Agata's finest arrived to local Meilenwerk. Normally there's already pretty nice selection of cars on display. Today I counted six F430 Scuderias. Most of these cars are for sale, in the background there's couple of...
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    Oh cock, not another MX-5!

    Yeah, I don't have any imagination. :rolleyes: Edit: Proofpic coming right after I visit the garage with camera, probably sunday evening. Before that frankiess can compare the 406 to the one I've had in Finnish meets. Nose cone has been repainted, I guess during that process the reflectors...
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