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My new Bug..

Old 07-19-2009, 10:05 PM
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Default My new Bug..


Flew out of town this past Saturday to pick up my new ride...

A slightly more muscular cousin of the original VW Bug.. rear engine, rear drive...

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Old 07-19-2009, 10:06 PM
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Had to sell a lot of RCs to get this.. (joke)
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:08 PM
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The back... [X(]
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:10 PM
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I wish I was picking up this one... (Carrera GT)

I will settle for the GT3, though.. ha!
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:13 PM
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Nice cars..
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When I was getting gas, I stopped by a Circle-K.. and beer fridge / room has an interesting name.. !
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:15 PM
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Who needs back seats?!!?
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:19 PM
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If it actually adds down force, it is not rice, right?!?!
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:22 PM
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Funky looking brake rotor, eh?!

PCCB! Ceramic composite.... say wha?! [sm=49_49.gif]
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:23 PM
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Killed a lot of bugs... !
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:32 PM
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Certainly not as dressed up as Ferrari's engine bay.. LOL! But these are GT-1 derived drysump engine w/ Ti con-rods.. [X(]
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:40 PM
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After 900 miles, it is home!!

Poor Toyota will have to let the new kid have the garage spot.. [sm=cry_smile.gif]
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:42 PM
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Did a quick wash on the driveway before all the dead bugs become impossible to remove... [:@]
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Amazing
Old 07-19-2009, 10:47 PM
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No fancy graphics here..

Notice the 200mph speedometer.. LOL!

I will probably only use up to 80mph, that's it.. I drive like a grandpa..

8,200rpm redline is kind of neat too.. !
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:55 PM
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Stunning!
Old 07-19-2009, 10:59 PM
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Thanks guys for the compliments.. !

Time to go to bed... and tomorrow, Toyota will still go to work with me.. oh yeah, feeling very cushy on the Toyota after 900 miles on the GT3.. LOL!
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I have absolutely no driving talents, but when driven in anger properly, it looks like this:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vyYHVB-QnY[/youtube]
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NO WAY! SWEET! Nice ride LB nice ride [X(]
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Nice car, nice house as well.
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Almost 39,000 posts, probably Tamiya's entire inventory of RC's, and now a Porsche?! Why must you make us all feel like we have been 1 up'd....
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I have an '89 Ford Ranger with a top speed of around 80mph and no air-conditioning, but I'm not jealous at all!
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Absolutely.. everybody has different idea of what's cool.. I just like the racing heritages of these GT3s.. that's all.. as a former aerospace engineer, I like the mechanical aspect of things.. to me, this is like a mechanical masterpiece if you will..
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My dads 1984 Porsche 928 S4 with a 383 stroked supercharged LT1 pushin 550 to 600 horses. How much horse power you got?
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ORIGINAL: Lunchboxer

Absolutely.. everybody has different idea of what's cool.. I just like the racing heritages of these GT3s.. that's all.. as a former aerospace engineer, I like the mechanical aspect of things.. to me, this is like a mechanical masterpiece if you will..
I was joking, I love the car...Congrats!

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