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Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-19-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 51
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Posted By pdz
agree :thumbup:

agree

:thumbup:
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 05-02-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,839
Posted By pdz
how much will it change if the MY2012 is an...

how much will it change if the MY2012 is an entirely new car?

a lot/a little?

i forget what happened to E46 values when the E90s started rolling out.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-18-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,196
Posted By pdz
pretty insulated from noise.

pretty insulated from noise.
Forum: The MINI Board 04-08-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,520
Posted By pdz
mental note taken. :D ...and i dunno about...

mental note taken. :D

...and i dunno about fade, but you 'might' see it at the track. i doubt one would ever see fade or need cross drilled brakes on a MINI for street usage.

odd that JCW...
Forum: General BMW 12-28-2006, 08:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,896
Posted By pdz
would they rehash the LMV12 X5 then?

would they rehash the LMV12 X5 then?
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-05-2006, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,651
Posted By pdz
since the dawn of the dual mass flywheel/clutch,...

since the dawn of the dual mass flywheel/clutch, it's been a rarity to have that racing clutch 'feel'. nothing but sponginess.

i bet the GT3 and GT2 clutches are single mass, LTW flywheels with...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-04-2006, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,651
Posted By pdz
the times for the GT2 would be even faster if...

the times for the GT2 would be even faster if Porsche cheated back then like they do now by equipping all of the cars undergoing lap testing with Pilot Sport Cup "tyres"; back then they still used...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-04-2006, 07:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,651
Posted By pdz
it's the first true successor to the 964Turbo...

it's the first true successor to the 964Turbo (aka widowmaker). true that!

:thumbup:

how come this car is faster than the M6? the M6 has 2 more cylinders and more horsepower. i thought the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-07-2006, 08:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,219
Posted By pdz
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-05-2005, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,336
Posted By pdz
r-dave. glad to hear that you enjoy your...

r-dave.

glad to hear that you enjoy your car.

:thumbup:

any more thoughts since it's likely beyond break-in period now?
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-22-2004, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,416
Posted By pdz
if you're happy with the 1.8t VAG engine, that's...

if you're happy with the 1.8t VAG engine, that's more power to you. i find it overmatched in the a4 because the a4 is so heavy. the delta between the cars, being conservative, to 60mph is at least...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-14-2004, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,416
Posted By pdz
yeah, that is a good point. the euro is...

yeah, that is a good point.

the euro is quite strong relative to the dollar (and the yen, also).

the price delta between a loaded legacy gt (28,800 USD) and the equivalent 330 ZHP (42,000 USD)...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-14-2004, 06:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,416
Posted By pdz
that's exactly right. it's coming in at a...

that's exactly right.

it's coming in at a pricepoint that is about average for its segment, but it is still economy class. the BMW is a luxury class automaker.

the only sticking point is that...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-13-2004, 07:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,416
Posted By pdz
i find it fascinated that it equals/betters the...

i find it fascinated that it equals/betters the performance of the last generation S4 and e36m3 in most performance parameters and that it's only 28k out the door.

if only the 325 could be that F...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-09-2004, 07:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,416
Posted By pdz
tires make a world of difference on the car (as...

tires make a world of difference on the car (as would be expected).

they handle a lot better than any xi BMW E46, more nose heavy, but with the power to go from understeer to oversteer.

hard to...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-09-2004, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By pdz
think MSRP will be a lot closer to 70,000 than it...

think MSRP will be a lot closer to 70,000 than it will be to 50,000.

the engine, much like the M64 block that is still used in the 996 turbo, the gt3 and gt2 and much loved 993, is going to be dry...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 10-03-2004, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By pdz
what got me hooked on cars as a kid was a country...

what got me hooked on cars as a kid was a country ride in a spyder veloce in the amish area outside of lancaster, pa.

i love those cars. great on oil, too.

something like 1000 miles to the...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 10-01-2004, 12:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,437
Posted By pdz
i wonder how the c6z06 would do running the GT...

i wonder how the c6z06 would do running the GT class at lemans compared with the 911gt3r cars.

anyway, i recognize your issue with the steering wheel but it's a lot more likely to get used to...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-30-2004, 04:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,437
Posted By pdz
hi stuka boy. i'm ont one of those people...

hi stuka boy.

i'm ont one of those people who tell 911 owners (being one formerly) that my cheap car is as fast as theirs.

i don'[t need to justify it like that. testing at the 'ring is...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-29-2004, 07:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,437
Posted By pdz
'am already on the bandwagon. just have to...

'am already on the bandwagon.

just have to see how the 427c.i. car shakes out.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-29-2004, 05:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,628
Posted By pdz
did you happen to notice that you were @ 997...

did you happen to notice that you were @ 997 posts?

:thumbup:

it's a sign from the heavens.

(and no, i cannot imagine doing that to a GT2, honestly)
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-29-2004, 01:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,628
Posted By pdz
yup. the Turbo embarassses exotic cars at the...

yup. the Turbo embarassses exotic cars at the track.

(it's be my choice, in the GT2 form, if i were plunking down the money tomorrow although i might wait to see how the 997 body style shakes out...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-28-2004, 10:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,628
Posted By pdz
i was wondering. X3? :thumbdwn:

i was wondering.

X3? :thumbdwn:
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-28-2004, 09:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,696
Posted By pdz
there's something to be said for the intangibles....

there's something to be said for the intangibles. the e39 is/was built like a bank vault and had a wonderful interior.

'course you know if it were me, i'd choose the GTO with the LS2 or the CTS-V...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-28-2004, 09:49 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 6,848
Posted By pdz
(for the record: got my GT wagon (limited...

(for the record: got my GT wagon (limited loaded) for 28k flat).

can't wait to see the mazdaspeed 6 in its US spec form. i'm mainly concerned with turbo lag (but that might be addressed by two...
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