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    Red face JDM Lingo

    Quote Originally Posted by JDMxDB8 View Post
    I got my DB8 back in October 2006
    When I read this I first thought:





    I'm not totally up on the JDM lingo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thefrush View Post
    When I read this I first thought:





    I'm not totally up on the JDM lingo.
    Isn't that a V8 Vantage?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thefrush View Post
    When I read this I first thought:





    I'm not totally up on the JDM lingo.
    It's cool man. Most Honda tuners refer to their cars by the chassis code.

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    I think BMW ppl refer to chassis codes as well.

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    Porsche as well - 964, 993, 996, and 997 are but some of the numbers for the Porsche 911
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    Quote Originally Posted by T1Autobahn View Post
    Isn't that a V8 Vantage?
    It's a DB9 for your wife

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    I think for any model that has be out there for a long time, pp like to use codes instead of keeping calling the same name!

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    db8, i think is a 4 door 3rd generation integra.


    old people are the same way. they see a mustang down the street and they'll say "yep, that's a 64 1/2 with a 386 bla bla bla".

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenchi View Post
    db8, i think is a 4 door 3rd generation integra.


    old people are the same way. they see a mustang down the street and they'll say "yep, that's a 64 1/2 with a 386 bla bla bla".
    Yes, DB8 stands for a 3rd Generation Integra GS-R Sedan. The RS, LS, and SE sedans go by DB7.

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