Monthly Archives: December, 2016

My Wheel Lock Key Broke. Anyone Know What To Buy as a Replacement? – Consumer question

Here is an album with pictures of my broken key and my lug nuts. I brought it to a merchants tire and they broke the key. I bought the car with aftermarket wheels and it came with the key, so it may have just been worn out. But I have no idea what brand the …

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Choosing between two cars – Consumer question

An older lady is trying to sell me her late dad's car and I'm interested. Her price is ~$2,500 and the mileage is ~130,000. It's a 2001 Toyota Avalon. It has a few dents on the body but nothing major. Is that rust on the underside major? My mechanic said the rust could be a …

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Does she… pity me? – Consumer question

2016 was quite a good year for me but a very busy and tiring year. So I have pretty much used my week holiday for resting, sleeping, watching movies. Except on Christmas eve and day when I went to see my family. And my idea for New Year was to cook myself a nice meal. …

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Csr2 Tier 4 – Consumer question

Hello!!! I've defeated the Tier 3 successfully and got a 3 star Jaguar F-Type R AWD from a bronze crate this morning. Also I have a stage 6 tires upgrade but not much fusion parts for the Jag. Will I be able to defeat Victor with my Jag maxed out ( everything level 5 except …

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How much play is normal in a quick release hub? Brakes & Low gears cause chainstay rubbing. – Consumer question

Hey, I'm back again. This bike is getting closer and closer to being properly rideable. I'm running 2.1" Thunder Burts at max PSI in a Soma Wolverine frameset, which is rated for 1.95" tires. This only leaves 2mm of clearance between tire and chainstay. If I start with it nice and centered, it's grand. I …

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[LF] Almost any used ultra boost. Any condition. Size 11 – Consumer question

I am willing to buy any ultra boost that is used in a size 11. I have the white 2.0s and I'm not a huge fan of the core black 2.0s either but I'll even buy those if the price is right. I'm just tires of my whites so I'm gonna clean em and sell …

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super cheap restoration ’66 bridgestone 90. in progress. – Consumer question

I bought a non-running 1966 bridgestone 90 at AMA vintage days in ohio for $200. it was a complete bike, but had serious cosmetic issues. http://imgur.com/03WYFmM I have a soft spot for the small Bridgestones, and I thought this would be an excellent bike to restore/recondition for very little money. They are rotary/disc valve 2 …

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Complicated – Consumer question

Sorry for the wall of txt to start off. This has been a rollercoaster of a relatiosnhip for both of us because of both of us. It started in Junior year of highschool right after I had broke up with my first real girlfriend that ended because of her parents. Regardless I got rebounded by …

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A review of our rented 2016 Pathfinder. – Consumer question

2016 Pathfinder – a review of our rental. So we drove this for 4 days to Disneyland and back and I have some opinions. Okay, it's a rental and I don't really need it to be stylish. However, it looks all round and bloated. On top of that, the rear hatch has a divot for …

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Want to buy snow tires for my Countryman All4. Can I get away with getting a tire size that’s close, but not exactly the same to save $200? – Consumer question

I'm driving a 2016 Countryman All4 and the sticker in the door jamb says I should be rolling with 205/55/R17 size tires. If I stick with the recommended tire size, I can get a set of these Pirellis for $620. My other option is getting a set of 205/50/R17 size General Altimax tires for $400. …

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