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Old 06-14-2008, 07:49 PM
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Icon6 So...1985...Yah...

I just picked up this 1985 Lude, DX-Se trim. The motor is amazingly strong for its age and transmission is smooth as butter. Other than that, the car is not much to look at with all of the unpainted, un-sanded bondo job the previous, previous owner did. Driving it from Staten Island back home, the car is super-fun to drive, super light @2200 lbs or less, and steering is as sharp as my 3rd gen.

I dont know what to do with this car, i wont be registering it anytime soon because im afraid i'll get the, "itch" and start modding it. Only time will tell.


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(Talk about Spaghetti...)

ET2 engine.





13 inch SE wheels, you know im bling` blinging now...
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Old 06-15-2008, 01:51 AM
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Wow, nice! Find another lug nut for that wheel and you'll be all set!

It's kinda funny, I been looking at your sig all afternoon, wondering what you meant by & 1985 DX-SE, now I know.
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Old 06-15-2008, 01:57 AM
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Now u need a 40 foot wing and 4 turbos 200 shot of nos and a set of 20 inch dubs lol hope you never have a vac leak b/c you might be screwed nice pick up it's a year older then me too.
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Old 06-15-2008, 09:34 AM
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Now u need a 40 foot wing and 4 turbos 200 shot of nos and a set of 20 inch dubs lol hope you never have a vac leak b/c you might be screwed nice pick up it's a year older then me too.
a little conservative on that nos don't you think yogi?



b, I have to make the trip pthere to see this one for sure. what does this mean for reds future plans?
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Yogi: What did i tell you about the decaff??

Brash: Nah, it looks like its missing a lug nut but it actually has lug nut which acts as a wheel lock, lol.

OGs: Red Lude staying the same until i save up $ for the "H.' 2nd gen, i dont know its future until later, lol!!
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It was fun driving back in the thunderstorm yesterday. It almost seem like the 2nd gen was being challenged by the Lude god's if it was worthy of being part of PZ and PP and rest assue the 2nd gen dual carb "12V" motor did not fail. Other people will think being a 12V motor is an ailment but I personally think this engine runs pretty strong missing a leg...
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3 valves per cylinder, SOHC. damn, that must look very interesting under that valve cover!!

that car is older than ME!



nice pickup btw B. i gotta check this one out fo sho.
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I love you. . .haha. :bigg rin:: biggrin::biggr in:

Man I love that blue, those rims, and you got a stick! Can't wait till you wash it up man, can't wait, this is so exciting!
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Why's the motor sound like it's ripping paper? Man that rhythm of the engine brings back memories of mine. haha
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staten island?!?!!? this was for in the islanddd wthhh? u shouldaa hit me up i woulda wantedd to see this =p
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Got a valve tick, does it?
Snatch the H from about the trunk keyhole. It looks out of place.

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Actually, i hear it better now. Mine does the same, it's a stupid vacuum diaphragm. that little saucer looking thing in the middle of the engine, i bet if he disconnects the hose going to it it'll stop.

Or is it something else?
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