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re: Motor Trend Ultimate 1/4 mile Drag Race 7: Ferrari, Porsche, Tesla, MB, Corvette - Restomod
[quote]I don't believe they will mess with the 911 and electric motors just yet. They created a new line for this. I would imagine that they learned a little from history not to screw with the old guard 911 group ...remember the upheaval when air cooled went away in '96?? [/quote] No joke, Por...
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re: Motor Trend Ultimate 1/4 mile Drag Race 7: Ferrari, Porsche, Tesla, MB, Corvette - Restomod
[quote]Tesla about to get some competition from Germany... [/quote] And they will sell well :pimp:...
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re: Motor Trend Ultimate 1/4 mile Drag Race 7: Ferrari, Porsche, Tesla, MB, Corvette - Restomod
[quote]The real stat is the 911TS coming in a hair under the Ferrari...and for 1/2 the price (around $190k).[/quote] True, but it doesn't have the cachet of the Ferrari either. That said, it's a great deal (relatively speaking) for what you get. Not selling the Turbo S short, but people do no...
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re: Motor Trend Ultimate 1/4 mile Drag Race 7: Ferrari, Porsche, Tesla, MB, Corvette - Restomod
[quote]A friend took me for a ride in his new Porsche over the weekend. It's ridiculously fast. It's a turbocharged 911 with some kind of "sport/racing" package, but I'm not sure of the particulars. All I know is that it shits and gits. It looks like it's hauling arse just sitting in the garage. ...
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re: Thoughts on the 2018 Toyota Supra? - Restomod
[quote] I can't call anything that can't do 5 hot laps at the track without having to cool off the engine a pure sorts car. GMs solution, short shift, yep pure sports car nirvana.[/quote] To each his own... I cannot call anything a pure sports car when it can be loaded with two car seats in the b...
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re: My kid just started Kindergarten already has 2 visits to the Principal - Restomod
[quote]Kindergartners don't bite?[/quote] Most do not, in fact any quality school will bar the child from attending after 2 occurrences....
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re: Which city in Texas is worth living in and why - Restomod
[quote]What happened with all the rage of McKinney? Isn't it one of the more desirable suburbs, or has that ship sailed?[/quote] McKinney was #1 place to live in the country OVER 100,000 residents Allen is #1 UNDER 100,000...
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re: Which city in Texas is worth living in and why - Restomod
[quote]Ft worth It beats Dallas because downtown doesn't smell like piss [/quote] As opposed to Ft Worth smelling like cow shite... ...
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re: Thoughts on the 2018 Toyota Supra? - Restomod
[quote]some extent the Corvette are about raw power with some ability to pretend to be a sports car as opposed to the other cars listed which are pure sports cars with an abundance of power.[/quote] A Z06 is as about a pure sports car as you can get.. ...
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re: Thoughts on the 2018 Toyota Supra? - Restomod
[quote]I'll take a GTR over a Z06, 350R, ZL1 1LE, etc. all day long[/quote] Have you driven one? I have numerous times and I wouldn't. They are quick, but numb to drive.. ..too much computer involvement and will never let you scare the shite out of yourself. In that price point give me t...
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re: Which city in Texas is worth living in and why - Restomod
[quote]Dallas people are fake Houston people are boring [/quote] And people in Austin hate America ...
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re: Thoughts on the 2018 Toyota Supra? - Restomod
[quote]A lot of stupid comments in this thread. 340HP is a lot of power. [/quote] Yeah, no... When a new Honda Civic can be had with 300hp+... It's not a lot. ...
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re: Thoughts on the 2018 Toyota Supra? - Restomod
[quote]The engine itself is dead reliable, now the outsourced turbos, water pump, etc. attached to it.... [/quote] I get it, but after HPFP failure, turbo rebuilds....Sure it's not the long block but still requires the car to be at the dealer for repair under warranty. ...
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re: Thoughts on the 2018 Toyota Supra? - Restomod
[quote]They're not putting a pig heavy iron block and twin turbos in anything anytime soon. So... Modern M motors are still extremely tunable.[/quote] Between HPFP failing, VANOS failure, and connecting rod issues I'm done with M-cars . When they ran and before engine failure, the M3 and M...
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re: Thoughts on the 2018 Toyota Supra? - Restomod
[quote]Do you even N54, baw? BMW makes some impressive and highly modifiable engines. [/quote] Owned one, easily modified, reliability... No so much...
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re: Thoughts on the 2018 Toyota Supra? - Restomod
[quote]I thing the Toyota 86 weighs in at 2800 curb weight @ 32k new a sub 3000lb car @ 400 hp could be had with the a similar build out + 2 cylinders and a factory turbo for 45k in my mind the real question is what is the price point they are shooting for [/quote] Oh I agree it's easil...
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re: Thoughts on the 2018 Toyota Supra? - Restomod
[quote]Not when its the M2 engin[/quote] Having owned several M cars, you can have it... :lol: MKIV's claim to fame was it's ability to handle 800hp+ on stock long block, very mod friendly and highly dependable. ...
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re: Thoughts on the 2018 Toyota Supra? - Restomod
BMW sourced engine is a fail IMO...
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re: Thoughts on the 2018 Toyota Supra? - Restomod
[quote]if they can get it sub 3000 lbs with 400+ hp it'll be a beast. [/quote] Lofty goal... highly doubt it will see those figures. It's MUCH cheaper to add power than it is to reduce weight. I hate they made it a 2 seater and not a GT like the MKIV...
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re: So Marvin Wilson is redshirting at FSU - Restomod
Wilson is great player but he didn't want to share the spotlight with Tyler Shelvin, Rashard Lawrence and Ed Alexander. ...
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