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02-11-2005, 07:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,534
Posted By Lawerence

FC TURBOII. 10K can get you a fast reliable TII.

FC TURBOII.
10K can get you a fast reliable TII.
09-23-2004, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,108
Posted By Lawerence

in order of how I would purchase them... 10)...

in order of how I would purchase them...

10) Dodge SRT4
9) Subaru WRX
8) Mazdaspeed Protege
7) Toyota MRS-spyder
6) Mazdaspeed Miata
5) Mazda RX8
4) 05' Ford Mustang GT
3) Subaru STi
09-07-2004, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By Lawerence

every sc430 is a vert. hardtop vert...

every sc430 is a vert.


hardtop vert...
09-07-2004, 01:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,080
Posted By Lawerence

yep its blood. And the MPH is around...

yep its blood.

And the MPH is around there...but only mazda will know (if they can read the ecu) as my friends (hasg) memmory of the accident is a little vauge.
09-07-2004, 01:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,080
Posted By Lawerence

I think the fact that he wasnt buckled up saved...

I think the fact that he wasnt buckled up saved his life.

Not to say dont buckle up....you always should.


But it would have kept him more in the drivers side, possibly making his leg injuries...
08-20-2004, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,194
Posted By Lawerence

i think you mean FD in the title... But the...

i think you mean FD in the title...

But the is very nice looking regardless.
How much time did it take you from start to finish?
08-19-2004, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,625
Posted By Lawerence

e36 M3>>>E46 M3 Go drive an E36 and that...

e36 M3>>>E46 M3

Go drive an E36 and that missing peice of the puzzle will suddenly fall into place.

Its very blissfull in the same way the rx8 is.
08-16-2004, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,679
Posted By Lawerence

LOL the 911 turbo ran a 1.31 on a WET track. ...

LOL
the 911 turbo ran a 1.31 on a WET track.
note the (w).
08-11-2004, 04:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,955
Posted By Lawerence

north of the nile...

north of the nile...
08-11-2004, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,616
Posted By Lawerence

really? someone has put a j-spec ecu in thier...

really?
someone has put a j-spec ecu in thier usdm 8?

can you provide me with the link?
and what would be the benefit of doing so?
08-11-2004, 04:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,955
Posted By Lawerence

why do you want to steal it? ...

why do you want to steal it?








j/k
08-11-2004, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,616
Posted By Lawerence

lol why then his car wouldn't work at all>?

lol why then his car wouldn't work at all>?
08-11-2004, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,364
Posted By Lawerence

well duh ;) I meant that its just not...

well duh ;)

I meant that its just not TYPICAL a concern with vette buyers.
While it might be a moreso with an RX8 buyer (or say an acura/bmw buyer)
08-11-2004, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,364
Posted By Lawerence

lol you dont buy a vette for re-sale value ...

lol you dont buy a vette for re-sale value
(that is unless its a classic ;) )
08-11-2004, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,364
Posted By Lawerence

well I meant new. But still it seems like if...

well I meant new.
But still it seems like if you go for the 8 you need more practicality, with a vette you just toss that out the window (for the most part)
08-11-2004, 12:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,745
Posted By Lawerence

I'd give it a 9. Its nice, but I was never...

I'd give it a 9.

Its nice, but I was never too into ferrari. And this design while semi-eye pleasing is kind of sore around the rear. And it looks a tad dated...well like a 90s super car lol....
08-11-2004, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,748
Posted By Lawerence

OMG that is FUGLY. IMO the E36 was the...

OMG that is FUGLY.

IMO the E36 was the pinacle of the 3 series.

the current 3 series is nice looking but, but not classic like the 36 imo.
Plus they keep getting heavier and heavier..
08-11-2004, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,364
Posted By Lawerence

hrmhrm...that is just strange. I cant...

hrmhrm...that is just strange.

I cant imagine ANYONE cross shopping a vette and rx8.

:confused:
08-10-2004, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By Lawerence

ok so its not a turbo...but do you know the trim...

ok so its not a turbo...but do you know the trim level?

we need details, how many miles, condition (inside and out), mods if any...
08-10-2004, 01:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,688
Posted By Lawerence

Well its origonally for racing. Also I...

Well its origonally for racing.

Also I believe the tires are uni-directional (meaning you cant rotate side-side)...but yea its for racing situations.
08-10-2004, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By Lawerence

like kel said, there are lots of rx7...

like kel said, there are lots of rx7 models...which are you looking into?

And price really depends on the condition of the car. Honestly most people throw KBB out the window if the car is in good...
08-09-2004, 10:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,688
Posted By Lawerence

Not its not just you. And really pictures do...

Not its not just you.

And really pictures do this car NO JUSTICE. In person it is 10000000x sexier and more powerfull.


LIke hasg said they have on at the porsche dealer here in sarasota...if...
08-08-2004, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,694
Posted By Lawerence

Awosome. Im very happy to hear you walked away...

Awosome.
Im very happy to hear you walked away with the STi :)

I can understand what you mean about the badges...everytime I get beside an STi i have to try to get him to run :) It would probably...
08-04-2004, 12:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,628
Posted By Lawerence

Oh and DJ i was in a situation similar to yours. ...

Oh and DJ i was in a situation similar to yours.

I owned a brand new cadillac Catera. Never gave me any problems had every option...then i decided i wanted something sporty. So I had to take a...
08-04-2004, 12:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,628
Posted By Lawerence

He is talking about turboing an N/A car. ...

He is talking about turboing an N/A car.

Which IMO (and most other people SHOULD agree) has more risk/time/effort associated with it than modding an already turbo car. (of course this is a...
08-03-2004, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By Lawerence

yes but in the US elise is all we get. on that...

yes but in the US elise is all we get.
on that note..

I love the elise. Awosome car and nothing on the market can come close to its FEEL (gokart), response and overal nimbleness (<word?).
...
08-03-2004, 03:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,429
Posted By Lawerence

dude its a good amount faster than an Rx8. ...

dude its a good amount faster than an Rx8.
Plenty of them are trapping OVER 100mph in the 1/4 mile (13.8-14.1).

Thats a good amount quicker IMO.


Of course I would take an 8 any day over an...
08-03-2004, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,726
Posted By Lawerence

or how about this... RX7 vs. 3000GT VR4 vs....

or how about this...
RX7 vs. 3000GT VR4 vs. Corvette (C4) vs. NSX
Track: Willow Springs Raceway
Laptimes............avg speed
NSX- 139.9 ... 90.1mph
300ZX- 140.9 ... 89.2...
08-03-2004, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,726
Posted By Lawerence

lol this is from car and driver magazine...all...

lol
this is from car and driver magazine...all US spec cars.
its right there http://www.aus300zxclub.com/magazine/a4p5.jpg
and they are even better times in other mags if you actually LOOK.
08-02-2004, 10:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,628
Posted By Lawerence

You see its funny. When people say " I need to...

You see its funny. When people say " I need to look somewhat respetable and professional...and the spoiler on the STI along with the scoop makes it childish"

I find that funny because I know...
08-02-2004, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By Lawerence

I love those dogs? how old? And nice kill on...

I love those dogs? how old?

And nice kill on the car.
08-02-2004, 11:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,107
Posted By Lawerence

Just yesterday I saw 4 BLUE RX8s in less than 25...

Just yesterday I saw 4 BLUE RX8s in less than 25 minutes!!!!!
I know they were all different, one had a front bra, one had the stock ground effects, one was just totally stock and the other had...
08-02-2004, 12:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,726
Posted By Lawerence

Yes FDs were capable of 13s stock with a good...

Yes FDs were capable of 13s stock with a good driver.

13.7-14.2 were common magazine times.


Here are some good ones:

http://www.aus300zxclub.com/magazine/comparisons.htm
08-01-2004, 03:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,738
Posted By Lawerence

The interior is definitely a step up. And its...

The interior is definitely a step up.
And its great that the car only weighs ~50lbs more than the last vette.

The real gem is odbviously the engine. yea its down 5hp on the current z06, but its...
Replies: 109
Views: 9,827
Posted By Lawerence

I could care less about the engine bay...easy to...

I could care less about the engine bay...easy to make a car look like it has FI.

I do want to see the pics that you 'cant' share. (for absolutely no reason)
07-22-2004, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,416
Posted By Lawerence

after a year and 20K miles yea $22-24K seems...

after a year and 20K miles yea $22-24K seems right.
07-19-2004, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,198
Posted By Lawerence

??? MMI>>>>I drive

???
MMI>>>>I drive
07-19-2004, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By Lawerence

but it'll rev to 10.

but it'll rev to 10.
07-18-2004, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By Lawerence

speed force is a pretty reputable company when it...

speed force is a pretty reputable company when it comes to developing turbo kits.

They stand behind thier work and have great customer service.
07-14-2004, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 926
Posted By Lawerence

FD TII idaho corvette concept (<<four rotor,...

FD
TII
idaho corvette concept (<<four rotor, not the two rotor :) )
07-13-2004, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By Lawerence

no such thing as FWD wheels really. Its all...

no such thing as FWD wheels really.
Its all about the bolt pattern and offset.
07-13-2004, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,282
Posted By Lawerence

Dont get an FD. Its not the car for you.

Dont get an FD.
Its not the car for you.
07-13-2004, 10:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,282
Posted By Lawerence

yep. I've spanked a stock FD (3rd gen) in my FC...

yep.
I've spanked a stock FD (3rd gen) in my FC (2nd gen) it was funny :)

Both are great cars. The FC (turbo) is a little more reliable than an FD, stock for stock.
And they handle great too...
07-12-2004, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,282
Posted By Lawerence

I was in the same boat as you. I wanted to...

I was in the same boat as you.
I wanted to spend ~15K on a car and was set on an FD.
After looking for two months i came to the realization that you cant get an FD for that price in good...
07-09-2004, 10:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,021
Posted By Lawerence

LOL i dont see nissan marketing that says 50:50...

LOL i dont see nissan marketing that says 50:50 weight dist.

I DO see mazea advertising with "near 50:50" alot though.

And you have to be joking right?


rx8 weight dist:
52/48
07-09-2004, 10:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,728
Posted By Lawerence

well you could 'retrofit' anything. (with money...

well you could 'retrofit' anything. (with money ;) )

But there will likely be many big differences, which might make it more expensive than an aftermarket setup (which genreally puts out more...
07-09-2004, 10:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,728
Posted By Lawerence

This was also in Road & Track a couple of months...

This was also in Road & Track a couple of months ago.

and remember, its an electrically assisted turbo...not an electric turbo (big difference).
07-08-2004, 11:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,150
Posted By Lawerence

damn. You guys sure are a hating bunch...

damn.

You guys sure are a hating bunch here huh?


Josh, like others said the auto wasnt the best choice for the things you are doing.

You should still be able to do donuts.
07-08-2004, 10:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,046
Posted By Lawerence

Wing>>>no wing Its all part of the STi...

Wing>>>no wing

Its all part of the STi babby, got to love it!

And if you think that wing is bad, you should see some of the double deckers that are used on the real rally cars lol!
07-08-2004, 10:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,968
Posted By Lawerence

do not buy that supra. Like others said no way...

do not buy that supra.
Like others said no way a supra in good working order (especially with all of the mods put into it) is only 10K...this is a trick of somekind. Or the car has major problems.
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