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  1. Thread: My GTR

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    Yeah, I gave it to the wife to drive around. I'm...

    Yeah, I gave it to the wife to drive around. I'm driving an XR6T daily, looking to get rid of it in a few months time, maybe get an Audi S3 or similar.

    I'd recommend the Evo.

    My mate has an Evo...
  2. Thread: My GTR

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    Brandon you're such a forum whore! Vinnie

    Brandon you're such a forum whore!

    Vinnie
  3. 280km/h - passenger in a V8 Supercar at Phillip...

    280km/h - passenger in a V8 Supercar at Phillip Island, Rick Kelly at the wheel (V8 Supercar champion)

    250kmh (estimated) - Mazda Capella (driven)

    Also been passenger at over 250kmh in E36 M3s...
  4. Thread: Bmw M3 E46

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    Early E46 M3s had of problems with oil surge...

    Early E46 M3s had of problems with oil surge (resulting in blown engines). I think there was a recall but don't quote me on that.

    SMG boxes should be fine unless you are getting an E36 M3 with SMG...
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    Not always, especially with 4WD cars.

    Not always, especially with 4WD cars.
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    There's no need to mess with an Evo's dynamics....

    There's no need to mess with an Evo's dynamics. By shortening the wheelbase I'd say it's lost a lot of its handling characteristics - they may as well convert it to front wheel drive now.

    Looks...
  7. Thread: Hottes M3 ever

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    Don't like the Flossman one. The one 6'bore...

    Don't like the Flossman one.
    The one 6'bore posted is awesome!!!
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    Awesome! The guy who said it was ugly in the...

    Awesome!

    The guy who said it was ugly in the other thread should be dragged along in that thing - by his balls!
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    Went to Calder Park on Friday

    Took the XR6T to Calder on Friday - here's a scan of my best run - 13.8@98mph. It's completely stock standard.

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y38/vinnie320/timeslip.jpg

    The car in the right...
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    www.promaz.com - they have exhaust and ECU kits....

    www.promaz.com - they have exhaust and ECU kits.
    Haven't heard of any heavily modded RX8s (engine wise).. I'd love to see one with a 20B conversion :)

    Pimento, valves on a rotary???
  11. I thought the 2 extra doors would have been a...

    I thought the 2 extra doors would have been a dead giveaway.
  12. Thread: rx8 opinions?

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    Yes, it's true - if you have a rotary engine from...

    Yes, it's true - if you have a rotary engine from the 90s or earlier.
    On that note though, you'd be stupid not to let your car warm up before driving at a normal engine speed (not necessarily idle),...
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    Post more pics of the RX7 please! Also, who did...

    Post more pics of the RX7 please!
    Also, who did the work for you? Did you race it or are you assuming a 12 sec quarter? If yes, what was your trap speed and ET? With those mods it should run 12s...
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    Maybe something like this Alpina? Most likely not...

    Maybe something like this Alpina? Most likely not as wild though...

    http://www.youngtimer-portal.de/bmw_3er_e21_1.jpg



    True, but if you take a look at the original M3 (E30), there are major...
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    Revo's right.The base models have single...

    Revo's right.The base models have single headlights (316i and 318i), the 320i and 323i had twin headlights.
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    Poll: Jag S-Type R. From the list posted, E55 AMG. ...

    Jag S-Type R.

    From the list posted, E55 AMG.

    To make F6 Tornado happy, HSV VY GTS
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    My 2 cars: Ford XR6T...

    My 2 cars:

    Ford XR6T
    http://www.beema320.net/images/D70/deca/DSC_1313.jpg

    BMW 320i
    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y38/vinnie320/sig.jpg
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    It's been in March every year so far. Unless the...

    It's been in March every year so far. Unless the Commonwealth Games are a factor, it should be in March again.

    I'm there every year, so yeah, I should be at the Melb one next year.

    Edit: The...
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    Melb Motor Show is usually held in March.

    Melb Motor Show is usually held in March.
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    Can't be bothered posting them all, so just take...

    Can't be bothered posting them all, so just take a look at this thread - there's also some scanned in pics of a Performance BMW magazine shoot for the same car.
    ...
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    Thanks :) For the non-Aussies who may not be...

    Thanks :)

    For the non-Aussies who may not be too familiar with this car, here's a bit of info on the Mk1 - I have the Mk2 which has a 6 speed box instead of the 5 speeder. Performance figs are...
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    Cool! They should also make the shaker a...

    Cool!

    They should also make the shaker a standard feature.
  23. Thread: BMW E36 M3s

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    Poll: ^ I always thought it was because of the crappy...

    ^ I always thought it was because of the crappy fuel they use over there. Wouldn't it cost more to change engine specs just for 1 country?
  24. Thread: BMW E36 M3s

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    Poll: USA only, I believe...

    USA only, I believe...
  25. Thread: BMW E36 M3s

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    Poll: Coupe is most rigid and better for performance,...

    Coupe is most rigid and better for performance, convertible is just a poser car - may as well just save some money and get a 328i. Or Z3.
    M3 sedan is just wrong - it should have remained a coupe...
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