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    Posted: 15-Feb-2007 at 13:22
mmm.... lapping the 'ring... sweeeeeeet...


172mph (277km/h) here: http://uk.e39.de/



Edited by fitzski - 15-Feb-2007 at 19:23
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  Quote W8 VRM Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05-Mar-2007 at 15:16
Hey Chris
What did your speedo say at 167mph?
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  Quote sledgeharvy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11-Mar-2007 at 21:39
O.k. that's it. I want to ungovern mine now... like on the Bugattii Veyron Top Gear t.v. show.. where they bring it up to 407kmph. or 253 mph.. that had me on the edge of my seat when James was saying, "One More!!. Give me ONE MORE!!..".. Holy Sh*t!! that was such an awesome video... I love that show.. I'd like to see if they ever pushed our cars to their limit.. 0-100-0, or 0-60 or top speed.. what ever.. I like hearing their accents.. "Oh! It's Rubbish!". ha ha!! :) I remember watching an episode from season 9 episode 3 (Can be found on Google Video) when they were in America and had to find a car for under $1,000 U.S. dollars and then had to take a little road trip to New Orleans. it was probably the Best reality T.V. I have ever watched.. ha ha... while Jeremy was looking for a car I remember when he was looking at a Buick LeSabre and was saying.. "It was Rubbish when it was new, it was built by idiots, and it's Rubbish now!"... ha ah ha!!..

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  Quote Jerome Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11-Mar-2007 at 23:50
Top Gear is definitely in my top 5 for favorite tv shows. I think it was broadcast here in the US back when I was a kid, I can't remember for sure. I wish speed network or discovery would pick it up. I'm sure if it did get picked up though, as Austin Powers would put it, some "Uptight Square" would complain and/or sue though since it's a tad too politically incorrect for this awesome country. I mean just look at the comments left on youtube clips (Ford F-150 Lightning review) whenever the top gear guys say anything bad about American cars, which are usually 95% right. *Sigh* We just can't have nice things, can we?

okay, bedtime...I'm going to Mexico tomorrow morning

Oh yeah, my favorite clip is probably the Carver One clip.

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  Quote w8cmp Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12-Mar-2007 at 03:30
Originally posted by W8 VRM

Hey Chris
What did your speedo say at 167mph?
Cheers
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It was reading something around 175mph...difficult to tell exactly as I was watching the road carefully and my passenger was reading the speed from my centrally mounted GPS readout...

I know at the more sedate speed of 100mph on GPS, the speedo reads approx 108mph.
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