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  1. Thread: What to get?

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    Tell them to look at a Vauxhall Vectra 1.9CDTI...

    Tell them to look at a Vauxhall Vectra 1.9CDTI (150BHP) Estate. The load bay is absolutely massive, it has a fantastic engine with good fuel economy and wont cost much to run. The latest ones drive...
  2. Thread: Whoops.

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    Too bad, had you done this earlier you could have...

    Too bad, had you done this earlier you could have been a contender for the 'Most likely to end-up in jail' award...:p
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    Poll: Therein lies the problem. The TVR Sagaris does...

    Therein lies the problem.

    The TVR Sagaris does NOT compete with the F430 or 911 Turbo. Just because it's capable of hanging with them in performance terms doesn't mean it competes. The Sagaris is...
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    TVR fans, I've got a question I can't answer...

    TVR fans, I've got a question I can't answer myself:

    http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/90012.htm

    This Tuscan "S", notice anything strange about it (look at the photo of the rear)?

    It looks...
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    That's what I thought, mainly because I tend to...

    That's what I thought, mainly because I tend to do that. The question is, am I doing damage to my car?

    I'll give you an example of what I'm doing:

    On Boxing Day I took the car up to Buxton...
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    Poll: I voted for the Spider. Why? Because if I chose...

    I voted for the Spider. Why? Because if I chose the Modena I'd be wishing I had a Challenge, whereas with the spider, it IS the 'best' (and only) model in that line. The only reason to choose a...
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    Poll: Why? C'mon, you're a mod. Give reasons for your...

    Why? C'mon, you're a mod. Give reasons for your decision, the whole point of a forum is to discuss.

    If I bought an issue of Evo magazine they declared a winner of a group test without any reason,...
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    Poll: BMW Z4M Coupe / Porsche Cayman S / TVR Sagaris

    BMW Z4M Coupe
    http://www.ultimatecarpage.com/forum/showthread.php?t=22501

    http://www.bmw.co.uk/bmwuk/index/0,5140,1156___bs-TQ%253D%253D%2540bb-RFU5Mg%253D%253D%2540sit-bmwuk,00.html

    Porsche...
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    Which TVRs have you ridden in? I'd imagine...

    Which TVRs have you ridden in? I'd imagine opportunities are scarce what with you living in the U.S.A.

    I know someone who owns a 1999 Chimaera 4.0 and even though it's the baby, it's still got...
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    Poll: The basic design of the internal combustion...

    The basic design of the internal combustion engine is over 100 years old, but it'll still power the COTY - doesn't make the Sinclair C5 any better!
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    That's why I have no problem with de-catting...

    That's why I have no problem with de-catting Cerberas. When I explain to people what de-catting is and talk about doing it to ultra high performance cars, they often look at me as if I'm talking...
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    I can't make sense of what you're saying...are...

    I can't make sense of what you're saying...are you sure you meant to type 'share' in that sentence? :confused:
  13. Thread: Espirt vs NSX

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    Poll: But we'd both rather have a TVR (in my case a...

    But we'd both rather have a TVR (in my case a Tuscan S) than pretty much any comparable car, right? :cool:
  14. Thread: Espirt vs NSX

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    Poll: For the sake of this comparison, the time shown...

    For the sake of this comparison, the time shown here is for the NSX-R, the comparison is between the regular NSX and the Esprit V8. If the comparison featured the R, I may have gone for it. It was...
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    IF that's true, LNN.com should have included it...

    IF that's true, LNN.com should have included it in their article. IMO it's AS significant as the engine upgrades. Also, IF that's true, it should automatically make a LOT of difference to both the...
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    Poll: The mimes and noises are now altogether...

    The mimes and noises are now altogether different...I sure hope my girlfriend doesn't read this
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    AutoXBonne with a 1.8T swap? :rolleyes: EDIT:...

    AutoXBonne with a 1.8T swap? :rolleyes:

    EDIT: Esperante (sort of) beat me to it. Dude, the AutoXBonne shell adds another 3000lbs...to the weight that is.
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    Poll: Hey! You've already decided the Porsche is the...

    Hey! You've already decided the Porsche is the "better" car lol! Give the Alfa a chance!

    Yeah, I understand what you mean. I'm just saying that for me at least, the Alfa does have to be at a...
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    Ah, misread that. That's more like it! I was...

    Ah, misread that. That's more like it! I was wondering how it could be so slow...:o. What's the 0-100 part of that?

    I don't have any braking figures for the Tuscan S that I've been comparing to...
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    What I'm saying is that they've possibly added...

    What I'm saying is that they've possibly added more weight, meaning handling on the limit will suffer. The uprated brakes will help track times, but reducing weight will see bigger gains. It's the...
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    I don't see Dodge's logic. They didn't need to up...

    I don't see Dodge's logic. They didn't need to up the engine size and possibly add weight (it's already above 8-litres FFS!) to gain power. I'm sure they could find a LOT more than an additional 90...
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    Please don't tar such a large group of people...

    Please don't tar such a large group of people with the same brush. I drive a Vauxhall Corsa but given the chance to own an LP640, I'd bet my life that no matter how much money fell to me, I'd still...
  23. Poll: AAARRRRGGGGHHH!!! I just can't decide! The Lancia...

    AAARRRRGGGGHHH!!! I just can't decide! The Lancia would win if it was RWD but then it'd change ther very nature of the car but then the Alfa doesn't have that engine...

    ...I'll just have to sit...
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    Poll: I don't understand that comment; I didn't mention...

    I don't understand that comment; I didn't mention figures anywhere in my post...:confused:

    Unless of course you were just generally saying "performance and figures just aren't enough", with which ...
  25. Thread: Espirt vs NSX

    by Clivey
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    Poll: I'd also go with this Esprit. This one is the...

    I'd also go with this Esprit. This one is the classic supercar shape and this particular one is the car in it's ultimate guise...at least as long as the gearbox holds out. Esprit V8 Turbos are known...
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