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Old 03-14-2015, 07:45 PM   #1
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Sometimes you just need some quality time...s2000 content...

The wife took the kids to her friend's house today, which left me with a nice free day. It's been about 7 months since I pulled the covers off the s2000, so I figured I'd give her a once over, a detail, a warm up, and just enjoy it....it was pouring outside, so I cranked the music up, and detailed her up







Even started to grease all rubber seals to make sure they are nice and healthy. Damn near 13 years of obsessive maintenance pays off, they still feel brand new today.


Hard to believe this thing was my daily driver from 2003-2009... To and from work (manhattan street parking mind you), NYC winters....and my engine bay looks better than most new cars.



Interior is spartan....but clean and comfortable....ish. Great for up to a 3 hour drive, anything longer and the seat is a little too track friendly.



Still the best shifter I, and anyone that has ever driven my car has ever felt, of any manual transmission, at any price.



Soon I'll start to spruce up my garage to make it a prettier place to house it.



Wouldn't mind a yellow NSX to collect alongside this thing, but the prices of both the s2000 and the NSX are starting to get to crazy levels.
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Old 03-14-2015, 08:22 PM   #2
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Call me stupid if you wish, but I assume with all the piping it's turbocharged? Don't see a comptech setup... Or am I missing something?
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Old 03-14-2015, 08:24 PM   #3
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No need to call you stupid, yes it is mildly turbocharged. By mildly I mean sensibly, so it's still reliable, manageable, and still feels like an s2000, only now it was power from 2600-9200rpm instead of 6000-9200 rpm.
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Old 03-14-2015, 08:48 PM   #4
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Drive that car. 7 months? Holy ****. My M3 gets driven year round.
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Old 03-14-2015, 08:50 PM   #5
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Sometimes you just need some quality time...s2000 content...

Literally almost never get the chance. Rarely drive during the week and on weekends we do family stuff. Your M3 can fit car seats.
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Old 03-14-2015, 08:57 PM   #6
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Old 03-14-2015, 08:58 PM   #7
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Thanks man.
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Old 03-14-2015, 08:58 PM   #8
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Literally almost never get the chance. Rarely drive during the week and on weekends we do family stuff. Your M3 can fit car seats.
And 4 adults and luggage.

Clean S2000 though. Most are in okay condition these days it seems.
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Old 03-14-2015, 08:59 PM   #9
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And 4 adults and luggage.

I have a jeep for that haha. Besides, the last thing I wanted back when I got the s2k was driving my friends around everywhere lol.
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Old 03-14-2015, 09:26 PM   #10
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Nice!!!
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Old 03-14-2015, 09:30 PM   #11
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Super clean! I'd like to have the engine compartment and turbo setup of my e46 looking that spic one day.
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Old 03-14-2015, 09:31 PM   #12
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Super clean! I'd like to have the engine compartment and turbo setup of my e46 looking that spic one day.
A lot of cleaning with a lot of costco rags.
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Old 03-14-2015, 09:34 PM   #13
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Have any side views of the car?
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Old 03-14-2015, 09:54 PM   #14
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Holy Fawk you are OCD. Better get that checked

Sick car. Mint. I wish I could fit comfortably in one. My body outgrew my dream to own one when it came out in 2000. Was ready to go in 2007 but then my back and legs became too ripped.
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Hard to believe this thing was my daily driver from 2003-2009... To and from work (manhattan street parking mind you), NYC winters....and my engine bay looks better than most new cars.
Makes the condition of this car even more impressive. Gorgeous S2000.
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Makes the condition of this car even more impressive. Gorgeous S2000.

Thanks brother.
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Old 03-14-2015, 10:13 PM   #17
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Here you go sir.



Before the turbo, interior and PSS9s (had bullsh!t teins on there)

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Old 03-14-2015, 10:43 PM   #18
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Very nice and clean! Congrats on keeping it mint.
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Very nice and clean! Congrats on keeping it mint.
Thanks! Cost me my sanity, but hey. Relieved to have a jeep now and not care and sweat every minute of every day. It's exhausting keeping a car nice these days. People suck.
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Old 03-14-2015, 10:48 PM   #20
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Thanks! Cost me my sanity, but hey. Relieved to have a jeep now and not care and sweat every minute of every day. It's exhausting keeping a car nice these days. People suck.
Tell me about it! I was in LA two weekends ago and someone decided to walk across the hood, roof and trunk of my E90 M3 ... needless to say, I was very upset! Your Jeep is pretty dope too!
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