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13 Struggles Only Car Lovers Understand

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1. Wanting to drive the newest supercar so badly it hurts.

"It just rips," says race car driver Patrick Long. Bet it does, Patrick. Bet. It. Does.
Ben / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Via Flickr: streetcarl

"It just rips," says race car driver Patrick Long. Bet it does, Patrick. Bet. It. Does.

2. Hearing someone stop at a light who desperately needs new brake pads.

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Please. Go. See. Your. Mechanic.

3. Feeling a small part of you die every time an automatic sports car leaves the lot.

That car you bought — it's not a Corvette. No, you don't understand.
Shane K / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Via Flickr: shanes_stuff

That car you bought — it's not a Corvette. No, you don't understand.

4. Watching someone with a dropped ride try to make it over a curb.

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It'd be less stressful to watch someone juggle babies.

5. Always needing to go bigger...

...drop it lower, make it faster, and more out of control.
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...drop it lower, make it faster, and more out of control.

6. Seeing an exotic car involved in an accident.

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Yeah... that'll buff right out.

7. Deciding which rims looks best on your ride.

Can't. Make. A decision.
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Can't. Make. A decision.

8. Seeing a hot car that's been defaced with a novelty paint job.

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That is just not right.

9. Noticing fake badges.

YOU AREN'T FOOLING ANYONE.
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YOU AREN'T FOOLING ANYONE.

10. Witnessing a burnout that's gone way, way too far.

11. Knowing that you will probably never get to compete in the Gumball 3000.

Life just isn't fair.
Ran Yaniv Hartstein / CC BY http://2.0 / Via Flickr: ranh

Life just isn't fair.

12. Watching a rich kid drive by in your dream car.

Must be nice to have eight naturally aspirated cylinders pulling you to the mall.
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Must be nice to have eight naturally aspirated cylinders pulling you to the mall.

13. And finally: seeing the horrible aftermath when people trick out the wrong ride.

That is just... no.
Guian Bolisay / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Via Flickr: instantvantage

That is just... no.