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It may sound stupid, but it's certainly fun to try.
After putting in 500 miles and stuck in the Bay Bridge maze to the toll I came up with a less-than-brilliant idea - let's practice launching!
I finally got to the signal. I didn't try to rev it up first, just normal acceleration from stop. Light turned green. I stepped on the gas and dumped the clutch (the civilized way). I could hear the sound from the Renesis echoing among the cars to my sides. By the time my brain told my right arm to shift I heard the warning buzzer. Buzzer kicked in for a second and I have shifted into second. The car continued to surge forward until I shifted into third at around 60 and called it a day.
I must say I have never been so happy with the sound from a car engine before. The shriek of Renesis sounds even better than the scream from my friend's C4S boxster 6.
On a side note, the shriek was lost in the sea of sonic boom echoing among the buildings from the Blue Angels' F18s practicing in San Francisco yesterday.
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But from what you said about the engine in the other turbo thread, you don't mind tearing apart an engine. I on the other hand, have NO idea how to do something like that. The biggest job I've ever done is replace the main air conditioner system components in a car...