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Old 02-20-2006, 11:17 PM
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I love my Shark

I just took a small road trip this weekend from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. Usually, I just drive my car on the streets back and forth to the office. But this weekend gave me a chance to open the M up and see how the Shark works on the big end.

First, before I got to Baker, a Shaguar was trying to mess with me. I was doing around 85-90 and this woman was getting silly. So I was obligated to give her an a$$ wippin' I didn't even need to downshift. Just rolled on the gas, and watched the speedo climb. Somewhere past 150mph, I decided that I should let off for and wait for her to get back into the same time zone. The funny thing is that with the stock gears, I still had another 3K RPM or so. That's when I said, it's nice not to have a speed governor.

Second, I was in Canyon Country and some hot chick in a modded 350Z (ala Need For Speed Underground 2) pulls up next to me and starts reving and edging forward at the light. I tell my buddy that it's on as I hit the sport button and turn the DSC off. Light turns green and not being 100% sure she wanted to race, only 99%, I wait for a split second to see if she will go for it. She does and it's on. I had my shift light set at 7900. Normally, I would have tapped the rev limiter (by the time I saw the light and reacted to it). But with the Shark, I was able to make the shift before 8100 and the car hauled a$$. I left her so bad and I gave her a light show after. At the next light, she pulled halfway into the intersection so as to avoid our smirking glances.

Before this weekend, all I had to say about the shark is that the car feels quicker and smoother with a better exhaust tone. Now, I can say that I truly appreciate the higher rev limiter and disabled speed governor also.

Just thought I would share.
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Old 02-21-2006, 12:28 AM
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Old 02-21-2006, 12:43 AM
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Dude,,

Dayyum bro. Awesome.
That car looks really aggressive by the way. Nice ride.
Great writing by the way too. Your good!
P.S. I took this shot at X Games this year. It look like he's hanging onto the follow cam (Flycam). Hilarious!
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Old 02-24-2006, 10:16 AM
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Beautiful car

did you ever have it on a dyno?

how many horse do you guess you have with the mods?

I am buying one and looking to tweak it.
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