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Old 06-09-2012, 09:20 PM   #201
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Oh rubbish! Are you trying to tell me that centuries of accumulating metallurgical knowledge by the steel industry (http://www.timken.com/en-us/products...s/default.aspx) and developing hundreds of different alloys thru additives and heat treatment processes makes any difference? Surface hardness and extra attention taken to quality control for tolerances at every manufacturing step is something I should care about?
I'm sure those caring Chinese are up nights thinking about extracting the highest quality braking experience for us. I'm thinking about sending them some iron from my scrap pile so they can cast some rotor billets for me.

Excellent video! Thanks for hunting it up for us.
Yeah those are the same Chinese that put lead paint on our children's toys...

Don't anybody try to gimme any of that racist bullshit either cuz its fact not my opinion or my prejudiced point of view.

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Old 06-09-2012, 10:20 PM   #202
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Yeah those are the same Chinese that put lead paint on our children's toys...
Got news for you; they put lead in their own children's toys! They seem to have no standards in anything they manufacture. The profit$ are the whole story and it's the new wild wild west. I saw footage of sleuth TV where the river thru one of their villages was bright red with chemical waste and 40% of the children in that village had some form of cancer. Nice

I know it's coming and I really can't wait for Chinese designed and manufactured cars come to our country. Many will try them because the price will be amazingly low. So imagine if all the electrics in your e46 were Chinese! I'm going to laugh and laugh at people who ignore the advice to stay away from buying one.
Guess it'll be ready for all those out of work to start tow truck businesses!
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Old 06-10-2012, 02:26 PM   #203
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Old 06-10-2012, 02:29 PM   #204
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Old 06-10-2012, 03:22 PM   #205
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Got news for you; they put lead in their own children's toys! They seem to have no standards in anything they manufacture. The profit$ are the whole story and it's the new wild wild west. I saw footage of sleuth TV where the river thru one of their villages was bright red with chemical waste and 40% of the children in that village had some form of cancer. Nice

I know it's coming and I really can't wait for Chinese designed and manufactured cars come to our country. Many will try them because the price will be amazingly low. So imagine if all the electrics in your e46 were Chinese! I'm going to laugh and laugh at people who ignore the advice to stay away from buying one.
Guess it'll be ready for all those out of work to start tow truck businesses!
there are 100% chinese cars here in the UAE. never seen one broken down at the side of the road or in an accident - but there is not a huge number on the road despite being cheap. Sort of like how Daewoo cars were cheap, but never really took off in US or Canada - their death will be lack of common wear parts.
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Old 06-10-2012, 10:30 PM   #208
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there are 100% chinese cars here in the UAE. never seen one broken down at the side of the road or in an accident - but there is not a huge number on the road despite being cheap. Sort of like how Daewoo cars were cheap, but never really took off in US or Canada - their death will be lack of common wear parts.
The reason you don't see the Chinese cars in accidents is because there is nothing left of them if they get into an accident. Seriously, have you seen the crash videos? The person is the crumple zone.
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Old 06-10-2012, 10:38 PM   #209
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there are 100% chinese cars here in the UAE. never seen one broken down at the side of the road or in an accident - but there is not a huge number on the road despite being cheap. Sort of like how Daewoo cars were cheap, but never really took off in US or Canada - their death will be lack of common wear parts.
Interesting real life perspective. But I'll still be eager to see the real story here in the US when they come here. Wait till CR tests them and we see crash test footage too. I want to see when their numbers get high here and wait for the cars to become part of the culture.
Car & Driver tests will be fun too.
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soo i just went through a whole thread and still no pics.... wtf...
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soo i just went through a whole thread and still no pics.... wtf...
Sorry dude didn't know anyone was still interested with all the bashing
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Sorry dude didn't know anyone was still interested with all the bashing
Ya not gonna lie, I'd like some pics too. I think the D/S rotors would look pretty good on the new wheel setup
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Your rotor just looks exactly like mine, I just checked my records, I put these 4 rotors on my car on 5/23/10 and so far has gone 25k plus miles and 749 days and I'm still alive and live well. Dmax, you don't have to put a daily watch on Tempa, I'm a live example here.
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