How Much Porsche does $800 buy? How Much Porsche does $800 buy?

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There are 3 things you must be when buying and selling cars for a profit: observant, cheap, and above all, sneaky. It's not enough to know where to look and how to get a good deal on some hot metal, you have to be able to stroll into an auction house full of potential bidders and make sure it's taken off the market before anyone else gets their grubby mitts all over it.

This is why they're called 'beaters' This is why they're called 'beaters'

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A cheap daily is usually a car that wears its battle scars with pride, like a soldier having fought several battles in an ongoing war. If you use that as a measuring stick, this Civic is the most decorated Honda in existence. If dents are a sign of character, consider this the automotive equivalent of Nelson Mandela. If imperfection is a sign of beauty, this car is Scarlett Johansson. If you're not catching what I'm throwing, this car is beat the hell up.

Now You See 'Em, Now You Don't Now You See 'Em, Now You Don't

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There are few things in the world that are pants-crappingly terrifying. A giant, 30-foot-deep sinkhole is one of them. Especially when it swallows 8 rare and pristine examples of America's first supercar, like it did at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky. This means either God has a twisted sense of humor, or he's a Ford fan.

Check Out Paul Walker and Roger Rodas' Insane Car Collection Check Out Paul Walker and Roger Rodas' Insane Car Collection

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Paul Walker and Roger Rodas were more than just well known, they were amazing individuals that gave all they could to make the world a better place. In this video, Matt Farah from TheSmokingTire takes an in-depth look at their extensive and eclectic car collection at AE Performance. A must-see for all true gearheads and petrolheads out there.

Reviving Honda's Reviving Honda's "other" coupe

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One thing Honda has mastered without a shadow of a doubt is reliability. It's no small feat that out of the tens of millions of VTEC systems they've installed in their cars, not one has ever failed. This translates into a plethora of 20 year old Hondas on the market. How reliable could they be, and could you have an iconic, fuel efficient and fun-to-drive Honda for a grand AND make a profit on it?

Rare Rotary Resurrection Rescue Rare Rotary Resurrection Rescue

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If you asked the Jay Lenos or Wayne Carinis of the world about barn finds, they'd likely say the era when you could find a relatively unmolested gem in someone's garage is long gone. While that may be true for a '30s era Duesenberg J, the time to find modern classics in strange places is just beginning. That's how I found this early 1993 Mazda RX-7 FD that had been sitting, untouched, for nearly a decade.

5 Things to Hate about Rental Cars 5 Things to Hate about Rental Cars

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Renting a car is a useful thing. You go on vacation and want the freedom of going wherever the hell you want. After doing some homework, you pick the car that'll be the most comfortable for your drive without having to default on your second credit card. The only thing you've overlooked is the first thing you realize when you open the door of your new-to-you 4-wheeled trip companion: It's crap.
  • Here's The Real Reason Why /DRIVE Started Charging For Content

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    If you're a car enthusiast, chances are, you've seen a /DRIVE video, but you probably also saw that they were one of the first major channels that have moved to a premium model of content, meaning that each month, the subscriber gets charged to watch the high-quality videos the channel puts out. Admittedly, people were pissed and many theories came about as to why a channel with that many loyal followers would do such a drastic move. Mike Spinelli, one of /DRIVE's main personalities, puts all the rumors to rest in a quite reasonable way. 

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  • How Can You Get 200,000 YouTube Subscribers Starting From Nothing?

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    Regular Car Reviews may be the funniest car channel on the internet today, bar none. It combines quick-witted, super-specific references with toilet humor and insightful commentary to make something that you can't help but binge watch. In this edition of Offtrack, I sat down with Mr. Regular as he explained to me why Delaware isn't such a great state and why people get weird when they meet celebrities. This may get odd. 

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  • Here's The One DIY Guide Every BMW Owner Must See

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    BMWs are great cars for the most part. Their performance per pound make them a serious competitor in the market for people that want a thrilling driving experience. But they do have an achilles heel: The cooling system. As the system is sealed, meaning that there's nowhere to bleed off air when in normal running condition, bleeding the system properly is one of the most important things you can do to keep your car running for years to come. Here's how to do it, the right way. 

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