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02-14-2013, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Oh man, break out the internet nazi's......there...

Oh man, break out the internet nazi's......there are NAKED women on the web?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Forget this place I'm off to find real smut!
12-10-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,394
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

122k, badly blown motor, branded title.....I'd...

122k, badly blown motor, branded title.....I'd part it out. S2000's make good money as a part-out. There are guys on both S2000 sites that buy them from around the country just to part them out.
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12-09-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,394
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

:happy1:

:happy1:
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12-03-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,513
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Dang, I think I just saw a ghost up in here. ;)

Dang, I think I just saw a ghost up in here. ;)
12-02-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,509
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Ya, Eric has been a stand up guy since the first...

Ya, Eric has been a stand up guy since the first email he sent me asking to purchase my car. But I must say that I'd like him better if he didn't own something I miss dearly.... ;)
12-01-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,317
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Not in shape.......but the dampening is...

Not in shape.......but the dampening is different. Will they fit? Yes. Will the car handle the same? Somehow I doubt it.
12-01-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,509
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Thanks Eric. You're right, I did sell the rotard....

Thanks Eric. You're right, I did sell the rotard. So I'm looking for the next toy. After playing with a 19yr old twin turbo car....I realize more than ever how great the S2000 is. Yes it's not the...
11-13-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,341
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Looks good! I did similar to my rear rotors...

Looks good!

I did similar to my rear rotors during my rear-suspension rebuild. But I masked the braking surface and sandblasted the rotors. Than I painted them with black header paint. The header...
11-08-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,516
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

I think we are saying similar things but in a...

I think we are saying similar things but in a different way. I think you nailed part of it on the head with the oil changes and why I think it's just marketing hype. All new cars have a warranty so...
11-08-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,516
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Sure it is....they just don't do anything...

Sure it is....they just don't do anything figuring that you'll sell the car before it breaks! That's no joke. I read this in Bimmer magazine(yes I read BMW and Porsche mags sometimes). The magazine...
11-08-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,336
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Engine: Updated banjo bolts and AP2 valve...

Engine: Updated banjo bolts and AP2 valve retainers

Top: Glass rear window is nice if you drive in the cold/damp otherwise just lots of PlastX polish to keep it clear. Hardtop FTW!
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11-08-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,516
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

My thoughts? Are you sure you want them? ;) ...

My thoughts? Are you sure you want them? ;)

I think it's ugly, I think it's going to cost $$$ to maintain, I think the resale will be low(look on craigslist at all the BMW's for sale, only M's...
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11-03-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Lexus GS or Acura RL? Even with over 100k they'd...

Lexus GS or Acura RL? Even with over 100k they'd probably cost you less to maintain.
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11-02-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

I would argue that the 928S is worth it though!...

I would argue that the 928S is worth it though! If I had lots of money I'd have one in my collection. I owned a 928S in my youth and it was one SWEET ride!!! Where the 740 is just another big sedan,...
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11-02-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Another business owner I know had one. His father...

Another business owner I know had one. His father gave it to him when it was a few years old after his father had bought a new car. He ended up selling the car because he said it cost him too much...
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10-29-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Save the $5k for the VW service department. As...

Save the $5k for the VW service department. As soon as it's out of warranty you'll need it! :eek:

We bought my wife a brand new Passat GLS 1.8T back in '01. She loved that car. Decent size,...
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10-23-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

I'm usually a "whatever floats your boat" kind of...

I'm usually a "whatever floats your boat" kind of guy.....but TWENTY GRAND opening bid?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Bahahahahaha
10-23-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,903
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Taking the axle out isn't too bad. The only bitch...

Taking the axle out isn't too bad. The only bitch is the wheel nut. I had to make a tool to hold the hub from spinning so I could get a long wrench on the nut. With that set up removal was a breeze....
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10-22-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

http://jalopnik.com/5858683/exclusive-this-is-the-...

http://jalopnik.com/5858683/exclusive-this-is-the-2014-chevy-corvette

I like the roof line but I could do without the Camaro tail lights. I also think this car will look good now and not so much...
10-21-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,503
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Black is way easy to work on compared to the...

Black is way easy to work on compared to the metallics(like silver!). If you are going to paint your bumper anyway...I would say try it yourself first. Buy OEM touch-up paint, layer paint until above...
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10-18-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,009
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Isn't that pretty much what the S2000 has? I had...

Isn't that pretty much what the S2000 has? I had one seat cover off on my car and couldn't find anything that looked like cow. Every part of the S2000 seat cover that I could see had a fabric...
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10-15-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,561
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

If you can get past the hideous interior!!!...

If you can get past the hideous interior!!! Seriously, did they have toddlers involved in the design? The center console and controls(radio included) are a travesty to a otherwise great car. If you...
10-15-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Actually believe this to be true in a way. Most...

Actually believe this to be true in a way. Most cars get driven so the 'museum' cars will someday be so rare that they are worth more money. But.....if you take inflation into account, plus the...
10-12-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,344
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Read more careful next time. I said moves the...

Read more careful next time. I said moves the A-arm down in RELATION to the rest of the suspension. I did not say it actually moved the A-arm. It's was simply a way of describing what the change...
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10-10-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Holy crap! I would have provided proof of the...

Holy crap! I would have provided proof of the tire purchase and threatened legal action to at LEAST have him replace the tires. Can't really do much about the abuse to your drivetrain, but the ruined...
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10-10-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,494
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Hahaha, ain't that the f'n truth! One of the...

Hahaha, ain't that the f'n truth! One of the sexiest and still(19 years later) one of the best performing cars to ever come out of Japan. The trade off is just that...reliability! Too much technology...
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10-10-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,494
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

No, found another problem that has my attention...

No, found another problem that has my attention more. This 'project car money' vehicle is in fact starting to look more like a project. That's puts it closer and closer to out the door! I'll work on...
10-08-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,509
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

'cause your a carnut like most of us here. Neener...

'cause your a carnut like most of us here. Neener neener neener. :p
10-08-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,509
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Not in a short skirt you won't! Better buy a pair...

Not in a short skirt you won't! Better buy a pair of driving pants. Butt hugging seats, low roof line, and a wide sill stack the deck against graceful(or modest) exits. ;)

My buddy likes to say,...
10-07-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,509
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Two years ago, when I bought my S2000, they were...

Two years ago, when I bought my S2000, they were cheaper. I wish I had bought one then. There were a couple for sale locally with acceptible mileage for around $22-23k asking price. Now those same...
10-07-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,509
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

I missed this post, but I'm pretty sure that car...

I missed this post, but I'm pretty sure that car was the black Elise in Vancouver. I actually had that guy down to $20k for the car....then I found out it had 100k miles!!! :eek: So I passed.
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10-06-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,571
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Holy crap, you mean that MADE cars without AC and...

Holy crap, you mean that MADE cars without AC and PW?!!! :p


My first ride was my dad's 1980 Datsun 210...with neither of the above. It's funny how spoiled we've all become with our cars. What,...
10-06-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,344
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Oh ya! lol. That's funny! Robrobinette...

Oh ya! lol. That's funny!


Robrobinette has info in two cars, the S2000 and RX7.....so I've been on his site LOTS in the last couple years. :rolleyes:
10-06-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,285
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

There's one on freebay right now for $540....

There's one on freebay right now for $540. Already rebuilt but maybe your shop can just redo the work that's been done if your set on larger valves.


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10-06-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,446
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Ya, but he can always buy another one. Plus it's...

Ya, but he can always buy another one. Plus it's a great time to upgrade.....lower miles, newer, better condition, different color, etc. Ask me why I think this way. ;)
10-06-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,344
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

No camber change unless you bought roll-center...

No camber change unless you bought roll-center adjusters specifically with camber(the ball-joint is off center). I know that J's for example makes front RCA's that are offset and will change the...
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10-05-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,494
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

Oh ya, that's way high for a Turbo II! I paid...

Oh ya, that's way high for a Turbo II! I paid less than that for this 3rd gen with 68k and I'd sell it for less too and I'd still be happy! :p



Status: Hooked a vacuum gauge up to the car...
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10-03-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,494
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

https://www.s2000.com/forums/members/silverstone_r...

https://www.s2000.com/forums/members/silverstone_ryan-albums-stuff-picture2462-interior-4-4-1.jpg
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10-03-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,494
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

More pics... ...

More pics...

https://www.s2000.com/forums/members/silverstone_ryan-albums-stuff-picture2463-driversdoor-1-4-1.jpg...
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10-02-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,494
Posted By Silverstone_Ryan

I have to agree that on looks the red over...

I have to agree that on looks the red over tan/black is money! Just higher maintenance and never looks as 'fresh' as black as it ages. Just my opinion.



Going to have to do better than...
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