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Old 11-21-2008, 03:23 PM   #1
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RIP Sport Compact Car magazine

Interlink just announced that they have killed off Sport Compact Car magazine...a sad day for all tuner enthusiasts. This news just coming a few weeks after they killed Turbo mag, who together were two of the pioneer magazines in this industry. All thats left now of those style mags is Project Car, my personal favorite due to its grassroots style, real cars, real budgets, and informative nature. Otherwise you have Import Tuner and Modified mag, who only really showcase $100,000 money-pit demo cars and whatnot--which are no doubt awesome, but aren't tangible to a regular person.


So i say to all the contributors throughout the years, thank you for all your hard work, you will be sorely missed

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Old 11-21-2008, 03:27 PM   #2
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blowssss... that was one of the best magazines.

guess the entire auto industry is in self destruct mode
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NOOOOO!!!!!!!! I will miss this mag for sure, it was one of my favorites.
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sux... Its the Americans. They are trying to control the tuner market. Well will be forced to buy big V8s to mod ;)
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Sux, they really got me started in the sport compact world. : ( W/o them I probably would have become a ricer (shudders)
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wow...no me gusta
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Sucks to see a car mag go that we can relate to the cars and work and like you said not big sponsor or demo cars which never see the open road.
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I hate to see this. Print media is hurting big time and now publishers are cutting their specialized magazines and focusing on their magazines that cater to a broad range of readers. News papers are down sizing everyday. A buddy of mine writes for the Boston Herald and dreads going to work on Fridays. Thats the day they hand out pink slips.
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Wow, sux. That was an entertaining read.
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