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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby 3WE » Sun May 08, 2016 4:22 pm

Real men drive manuals.
...Tacoma 6-speed manual...
Soy mucho masculente!
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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby PurduePilot » Tue May 10, 2016 6:33 am

Real men drive manuals.
My left leg is atrophying. Unfortunately it's hard to find standards in American Italian cars these days.

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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby Ancient Mariner » Tue May 10, 2016 8:34 am

Real men drive manuals.
My left leg is atrophying. Unfortunately it's hard to find standards in American Italian cars these days.
You mean something like this "beauty"? Would atrophy your brain.
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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby elaw » Tue May 10, 2016 11:59 am

You mean something like this "beauty"? Would atrophy your brain.
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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby elaw » Tue May 10, 2016 12:00 pm

Real men drive manuals.
My left leg is atrophying. Unfortunately it's hard to find standards in American Italian cars these days.
Are you talking about Fiats? They have standards... they're just very low.
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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby Ancient Mariner » Tue May 10, 2016 1:24 pm

You mean something like this "beauty"? Would atrophy your brain.
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Is it true those cars won't start if the driver and all pax aren't wearing at least one gold chain?
Yup, and blue hair.
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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby Ancient Mariner » Tue May 10, 2016 1:28 pm

Real men drive manuals.
My left leg is atrophying. Unfortunately it's hard to find standards in American Italian cars these days.
Are you talking about Fiats? They have standards... they're just very low.
Had a Fiat 500 rental car with the 900 cc, two-pot turbo. Enormous fun, would only do 5000 rpm, but I stayed there all the time. Sounded like a motorcycle and had all sorts of funny noises on the over run. Pedal to the metal, let up, repeat, and again, and again, and again.
Couldn't wipe the smile of my face when I arrived at the hotel, was grinning like an idiot. (I know, I know.)
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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby flyboy2548m » Tue May 10, 2016 3:05 pm

Real men drive manuals.
My left leg is atrophying. Unfortunately it's hard to find standards in American Italian cars these days.
You mean something like this "beauty"? Would atrophy your brain.
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The final-year Allante (1993) with 300hp Northstar V8 was quite a car.
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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby Ancient Mariner » Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:43 am

Real men drive manuals.
Dang, I'm not a real man anymore. :oops:
Just about to order a new Skoda Superb with a DSG box. I (that'll be SWMBO) will decide on the colour today. Seems like "Jungle Green" is the chart topper at the moment.
I got my wish on the engine though.
280 hp, 0 to 100 km/h in 5.8 s thanks to 4x4.
Woohoooooo. :mrgreen:
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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby flyboy2548m » Fri Jun 17, 2016 12:25 pm

Real men drive manuals.
Dang, I'm not a real man anymore. :oops:
Just about to order a new Skoda Superb with a DSG box. I (that'll be SWMBO) will decide on the colour today. Seems like "Jungle Green" is the chart topper at the moment.
I got my wish on the engine though.
280 hp, 0 to 100 km/h in 5.8 s thanks to 4x4.
Woohoooooo. :mrgreen:
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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby Ancient Mariner » Fri Jun 17, 2016 6:44 pm

I'd love to lay my hands on a rear engined 130 coupe. A very successful rally car in the hands of Norwegian driver whos name evade me at the moment. A mini Porsche if ever.
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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby Ancient Mariner » Fri Jun 17, 2016 6:53 pm

It won the RAC Rally 17 times :o .
Pilot was Norske John Haugland.
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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby Not_Karl » Sat Jun 18, 2016 11:18 am

Just about to order a new Skoda Superb with a DSG box. I (that'll be SWMBO) will decide on the colour today. Seems like "Jungle Green" is the chart topper at the moment.
I got my wish on the engine though.
280 hp, 0 to 100 km/h in 5.8 s thanks to 4x4.
Nice car :twisted: , congratulations! :clap: :clap:

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Real men drive manuals.
Dang, I'm not a real man anymore. :oops:
Concur. You are no longer my hero :cry: .
They've come a long way...
Awwww, it's cute! :D I like it.
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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby flyboy2548m » Wed Jun 22, 2016 8:56 pm

I'd love to lay my hands on a rear engined 130 coupe. A very successful rally car in the hands of Norwegian driver whos name evade me at the moment. A mini Porsche if ever.
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They disappeared surprisingly quickly. We were in (at the time still) Czechoslovakia back in August 1988, and I didn't see any Rapides over a month's vacation.
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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby Ancient Mariner » Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:19 pm

I'd love to lay my hands on a rear engined 130 coupe. A very successful rally car in the hands of Norwegian driver whos name evade me at the moment. A mini Porsche if ever.
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They disappeared surprisingly quickly. We were in (at the time still) Czechoslovakia back in August 1988, and I didn't see any Rapides over a month's vacation.
I have actually been checking the internet these last days, and I have found a few 130 R/Rs for sale. With the 79.786,287625 USD price tag on the Superb, :o :shock: :? I'm not totally convinced that wifey is prepared to shell out another 11.806,639026 USD on a new toy for me. :cry:
Going to Croatia for two weeks and the 30th, you never know. :mrgreen:
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Re: FAO: flyboy

Postby flyboy2548m » Thu Jun 23, 2016 2:39 pm

I'd love to lay my hands on a rear engined 130 coupe. A very successful rally car in the hands of Norwegian driver whos name evade me at the moment. A mini Porsche if ever.
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They disappeared surprisingly quickly. We were in (at the time still) Czechoslovakia back in August 1988, and I didn't see any Rapides over a month's vacation.
I have actually been checking the internet these last days, and I have found a few 130 R/Rs for sale. With the 79.786,287625 USD price tag on the Superb, :o :shock: :? I'm not totally convinced that wifey is prepared to shell out another 11.806,639026 USD on a new toy for me. :cry:
Going to Croatia for two weeks and the 30th, you never know. :mrgreen:
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It seems the Garde/Rapide series had the same problem in their home country that the Niva had in the Soviet Union. In an environment where buying a new car was often literally a once-in-a-lifetime experience, they just weren't very practical, especially since they were more expensive than similarly powered sedans.
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