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    Quote Originally Posted by TBlax View Post
    You know what car I'd love? A 1982-1992 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am.
    If it was a Yank Muscle...

    There is only one for me... 1969 Dodge Charge RT440 hemi.

    Or A dodge Daytona.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twin--turbo View Post
    If it was a Yank Muscle...

    There is only one for me... 1969 Dodge Charge RT440 hemi.

    Or A dodge Daytona.
    Gotta love that Knight Rider, TT. Nothing like some Gas Guzzlers! I like the look of the old Ford Mustang (as in, 'Bullitt' era)

    +: I could never see myself in one of those pickup trucks they all have.. it'd just look wrong on so many levels.
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    Quote Originally Posted by twin--turbo View Post
    If it was a Yank Muscle...

    There is only one for me... 1969 Dodge Charge RT440 hemi.

    Or A dodge Daytona.
    prefer an old mustang myself

    if i could afford/be bothered to import though id get a current (or as close as i could afford) falcon fpv from australia/new zealand correct hand drive just in k's not mph and i suspect the v8 id want would rob me blind in fuel lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by sted View Post
    prefer an old mustang myself

    if i could afford/be bothered to import though id get a current (or as close as i could afford) falcon fpv from australia/new zealand correct hand drive just in k's not mph and i suspect the v8 id want would rob me blind in fuel lol
    The turbo V6 is faster anyway and has better balance than the 8, the only thing you get with the 8 is a better sound and a lesser car. They are still somewhat primitive from an automotive point of view though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SYNACK View Post
    The turbo V6 is faster anyway and has better balance than the 8, the only thing you get with the 8 is a better sound and a lesser car. They are still somewhat primitive from an automotive point of view though.
    but its the noise i want lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by sted View Post
    but its the noise i want lol
    The BEST thing.. about THIS CAR.. is the NOISE. It is the BEST CAR..... in the WORLD. </jeremy clarkson voice>

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    Quote Originally Posted by sted View Post
    but its the noise i want lol
    Solely from a noise POV get an HSV, you get a very full helping of the V8 sound and feel (infrasound). I prefer my cars to handle though hence my car will still beat one in most conditions that are not a straight line with a run up.

    The V6 sounds alright to and are a much more advanced engine block that puts out a good bit of kick. I think FPV does a Typhoon which is the 8 supercharged and must sound epic but they had a nasty habit of eating gearboxes and driveshafts along with anything in their path.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sted View Post
    prefer an old mustang myself

    if i could afford/be bothered to import though id get a current (or as close as i could afford) falcon fpv from australia/new zealand correct hand drive just in k's not mph and i suspect the v8 id want would rob me blind in fuel lol
    1966 Mustang is the only car that could tempt me away from my Z3.

    Never mind the muscle, feel the Cool.


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    Quote Originally Posted by SYNACK View Post
    Solely from a noise POV get an HSV, you get a very full helping of the V8 sound and feel (infrasound). I prefer my cars to handle though hence my car will still beat one in most conditions that are not a straight line with a run up.

    The V6 sounds alright to and are a much more advanced engine block that puts out a good bit of kick. I think FPV does a Typhoon which is the 8 supercharged and must sound epic but they had a nasty habit of eating gearboxes and driveshafts along with anything in their path.
    no vauxhalls (which is a shame as you can get the hsv's over here as vxr vauxhalls) but every vauxhall ive driven has ranged from bad to dire

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    Still in my BMW 123d M-Sport - 3 years now (longest I've ever owned a car) and I'm still, just, 29!
    Other than the initial outlay the running costs have been great, serviced by a mate who is a police mechanic.

    Would love to trade up to a nice Jaguar XF, maybe in another year :-p

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