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Forum: Car comparison 02-18-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 22,488
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
I'm a little late to the party, but here's my...

I'm a little late to the party, but here's my opinion if you want it:

Every time I see this:
http://www.automedia.com/NewCarBuyersGuide/photos/2005/Pontiac/GTO/Coupe/2005_Pontiac_GTO_ext_1.jpg
...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 10-05-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,003
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
Its not an unattractive car. The public will beg...

Its not an unattractive car. The public will beg for it sharp looks and Australian quality as soon as these hit the street. You are looking at the best add campaign ever devised for an American~...
Forum: Website discussion 10-01-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,069
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
This is one of my all-time favorite racecars. The...

This is one of my all-time favorite racecars. The article and photos are wonderful. The video is icing on the cake. Thank you, thank you so very very much.
Forum: Racing forums 09-27-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 119,742
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
Part of me feels like a child who actually got a...

Part of me feels like a child who actually got a lump of coal for Christmas. I would have made the same call, though. There was literally a creek in turn 5.
Forum: Racing forums 08-24-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 119,742
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
Last week the ALMS made this announcement: ...

Last week the ALMS made this announcement:


I'd be interested to hear others opinions of the 2010 ALMS class structure. As much as I hate the idea of a spec LMP, it is much more appealing than a...
Forum: General Automotive 08-10-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,751
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
True, but they are still selling plenty of...

True, but they are still selling plenty of 911s....


If everyone was so resistant to change that they couldn't recognize the advantage of a new technology this would be Ultimatehorsepage.com

...
Forum: General Automotive 08-10-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,751
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
Not being a viper fan I have no emotional ties to...

Not being a viper fan I have no emotional ties to the lump. If the next generation had a turbo V8 that made 10% more power, weighed 10% less, and sounded much better would you hate it?
Forum: General Automotive 08-10-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,751
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
No one cried when chevy dropped the blue flame 6....

No one cried when chevy dropped the blue flame 6. Viper doesn't exactly have the history of the two you mentioned either.
Forum: General Automotive 08-10-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,751
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
I must be pretty dense, because I cannot...

I must be pretty dense, because I cannot comprehend where the pushrods and cam would go.

Personally I really don't think it matters how many cylinders or what the valvetrain configuration is. As...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 08-10-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,224
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
:) all good :) During Mid-Ohio one of the...

:) all good :)

During Mid-Ohio one of the announcers stated that ALMS races were broadcast in 50 different countries and ~16? different languages. Is this correct? If so, I'm jealous because we...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 08-10-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,224
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
You are cool; I want to be your friend. However,...

You are cool; I want to be your friend. However, I do have to disagree. Please don't take it personally. In 2008 Drayson brought their DBRS9 GT3 to Sebring and ran it in GT2. I was their I saw it and...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 08-09-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,224
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
Actually, Drayson Racing started off the 2008...

Actually, Drayson Racing started off the 2008 season with a DBRS9 modified to run GT2. It was a stopgap until the Vantage GT2 was ready later that season.

I'm looking forward to some great GT2...
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-17-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,142
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
Thanks guys. It was a good day. I had some...

Thanks guys. It was a good day. I had some friends over to grill beast and watch the Utah GP (tape delayed :mad:) Many beer bottles were emptied.

Sorry I haven't had much time to post, but I...
Forum: General Automotive 05-08-2009, 05:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,172
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
Personally I won't miss a single one of these....

Personally I won't miss a single one of these. Well, maybe the Caddies, but not too much.

http://www.blogcdn.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2008/04/cobalt-ss-sedan-first.jpg

good riddance!
...
Forum: Racing forums 03-24-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,956
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
Yes, Road Atlanta is a much tighter track than...

Yes, Road Atlanta is a much tighter track than Sebring, also the surface is new 3(?) years by Petit. I really think Acura's approach will be most advantageous with a smooth surface. Most of all they...
Forum: Racing forums 03-23-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,956
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
I had the opportunity to sit in on Rob Dyson's...

I had the opportunity to sit in on Rob Dyson's tech talk and that is pretty much what he said.
Paraphrasing- Starting position doesn't matter much in a 12 hr race, so we treated qualifying like...
Forum: Racing forums 03-09-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,956
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
Wouter, be prepared for a taste of American...

Wouter, be prepared for a taste of American culture at its worst. Unfortunately Sebring happens during spring break. About half of the crowd consist of drunken/barefoot/redneck/Floridian teenagers...
Forum: Classic cars 02-22-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,671
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
Cool find. It was probably what he...

Cool find.



It was probably what he had on hand. A carburated engine solves alot of headaches too.
Forum: Miscellaneous 02-13-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,773
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
Happy Birthday, I'll drink a beer or 2 for you

Happy Birthday, I'll drink a beer or 2 for you
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 01-26-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,683
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
I've had the pleasure of driving my grandmother's...

I've had the pleasure of driving my grandmother's 1st generation (1st 2 pics,) and my mothers 2nd generation Park avenue Ultra (the supercharged variant with sportier suspension.) The 1st gen was a...
Forum: Racing forums 01-22-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 119,742
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
Good intuition, I had completely forgotten about...

Good intuition, I had completely forgotten about the IS350 GT2. LOL IIRC it was going to debut during the 06 season :D
Forum: Racing forums 01-22-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 119,742
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
Any body know any thing about this new...

Any body know any thing about this new manufacturer?

Here is the entire article:

greenfuelsforcast.com (http://greenfuelsforecast.com/ArticleDetails.php?articleID=681)

Thanks to everyone who...
Forum: Miscellaneous 01-19-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,355
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
Smoked cigarettes for nearly a decade, but quit 4...

Smoked cigarettes for nearly a decade, but quit 4 years ago. I only tried to quit once. It sounds simple, but the secret is to never have a smoke after you quit. Many people I talked to would quit...
Forum: Racing forums 01-19-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,220
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
This is very good news. I wish Champion Racing...

This is very good news. I wish Champion Racing would do the same in the ALMS.
Forum: General Automotive 01-08-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,947
Posted By Turbo.Jenkens
I wouldn't be surprised, a test mule has already...

I wouldn't be surprised, a test mule has already damaged a wind turbine in Lincolnshire.
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