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Forum: Off Topic Tue, Aug-21-2018, 10:30:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By jph28
Re: Drove a 2017 LP-580-2 and got to ride in a 2018 GT3 4.0 manual

I chuckle reading statements like this.

But sounds awesome!



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Forum: Off Topic Tue, Aug-21-2018, 10:23:55 PM
Replies: 8,211
Views: 225,781
Posted By jph28
Re: Indictment Watch

You have to remember that everything being reported isnít whatís actually happening.


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, Aug-21-2018, 03:12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By jph28
30th Anniversary of the Porsche 964

^ I have grown to much prefer the 964 aesthetics to the 993 (loved the 993 initially though). I think the more upright headlights of the 964 are a big part of that.

Having driven nothing older...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Aug-19-2018, 05:37:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By jph28
Re: peasant supercar comparison 911T vs GT-C

Yep agree. Should have at least been the GTS since they were going for best public road sports/fun car.

I actually really like the T but would feel like I missed out every time I saw a...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Aug-19-2018, 04:07:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,390
Posted By jph28
Re: 2019 McLaren 600LT Revealed

In cream metallic :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Aug-18-2018, 08:09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By jph28
Re: peasant supercar comparison 911T vs GT-C

But is £45k consolation enough? Sounds like the 911 was a much better fun street car.


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Aug-18-2018, 05:00:22 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,978
Posted By jph28
Re: My M5 deaded itself today

Wow there are a lot of these for $20k and less on AT... but yea sounds like a high risk proposition


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Aug-18-2018, 04:55:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By jph28
Re: peasant supercar comparison 911T vs GT-C

That Carrera or any other over that MB :twocents:


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Forum: Off Topic Thu, Aug-16-2018, 08:44:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By jph28
Re: VAG trigger warning - manuel edition

^ I know I know, was just giving VAG a hard time :shifty:


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Forum: Off Topic Thu, Aug-16-2018, 08:13:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By jph28
Re: VAG trigger warning - manuel edition

Iíll take option 5 :D

But the bigger question is how did Audi make a dual clutch thatís slower than the Manuela? :facepalm:


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Forum: Off Topic Thu, Aug-16-2018, 12:30:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 599
Posted By jph28
Re: favorite way to get triggered

Good post, and if I can paraphrase itís ďok for new cars being used as DDs and within warranty, but for truly fun stuff Iíll stick with my old carsĒ (?) ... if thatís the case then yes, totally...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-15-2018, 11:35:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 599
Posted By jph28
favorite way to get triggered

Excellent question really.

Iíd say when people evaluate cars with a circa 2005 viewpoint and say things like ďits turbo so no way full stopĒ and can not at least concede realistically to the...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-15-2018, 10:21:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,701
Posted By jph28
Re: Motor Trend: Civic Type R vs Focus RS vs Golf R vs WRX STI Type RA

Itís kind of funny though, the DC2 ITR actually looked like any other integra minus the big wing - the current CTR looks like a mess of just about everything... seems like they simply went off the...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-15-2018, 10:16:16 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 12,586
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

I was trying to figure this out - is the seat pointed in or out? Seems pretty straight to me :clueless: but I only drive one everyday :D


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-15-2018, 10:15:01 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 12,586
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

https://youtu.be/atdfosUbLNY

He didnít seem convinced, but posted mostly for being 1 million rand :D


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-15-2018, 01:58:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 890
Posted By jph28
Re: C&D Road Test: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

^ and frankly a nice full bolt-on S52 version would be just as much fun plus cheaper to buy and run (and marginally lighter)?

The new Miata is a slam dunk either way, very well done.


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, Aug-14-2018, 05:16:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 426
Posted By jph28
Re: Motor Trend: GC Trackhawk vs Stelvio Quad vs MB GLC63 vs RR Sport SVR vs Macan Tu

Hmm in this class (if you can call these in the same class...) Iíll take the absurdity of the Trackhawk please.

I donít see much redeeming about buying the SUV that ďdrives the bestĒ when I can...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Aug-13-2018, 04:13:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,439
Posted By jph28
C&D: M5 vs CTS-V vs E63 S vs Panamera Turbo

Is there a reason to have this over a Cayenne TT / X5M type of car anymore? 5300 lbs and $150k... in some ways Iíd rather have the absurdity of the performance SUV :twocents:


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Forum: Off Topic Sun, Aug-12-2018, 02:40:04 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 12,586
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

Lol Iím not as familiar with the e92 ZCP... perhaps youíre right.



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Forum: Off Topic Sun, Aug-12-2018, 04:24:50 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 12,586
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

Correct there were comp packages but the Competition models are intended to be more substantive.

Not comparable to the E46 ZCP with a furry steering wheel, new colors, marginally faster steering,...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Aug-12-2018, 01:58:58 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 12,586
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

^ isnít this technically the ďfirstĒ competition model (ahead of the M5)? But I agree it wonít be limited - not that the previous 3 years of M2 were high production nor will this car be :twocents:
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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Aug-11-2018, 01:32:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By jph28
Re: C&D Road Test: 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS PDK Automatic

Iíd imagine previous gen Manuela GTS with the NA flat six will hold their value quite well.

And that is some badge :D


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Aug-11-2018, 01:26:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 402
Posted By jph28
Re: R&T: Civic Type R vs 370Z vs WRX STI

Iíd drive the CTR with a bag on my head. The 370Z is just so much no.

If I had to own one of these it would probably be the STI. I think it actually looks the ďbestĒ here (very relative in this...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Aug-11-2018, 02:07:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,695
Posted By jph28
Re: C&D: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring vs. 1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Damn, that is sick.

I remember my first drive in a Miata as a senior in HS 2000. It was probably a Ď94 or so and a buddyís parentsí car and itís still probably top 5 car fun experiences ever...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-08-2018, 12:02:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,810
Posted By jph28
Re: 2018 Ford Mustang Thread (For Dust)

Square 305 PSC2s :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Sun, Aug-05-2018, 09:58:18 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 12,586
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

What color are you getting? I assume not pearl off-white :D



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Forum: Off Topic Sun, Aug-05-2018, 12:24:07 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,989
Posted By jph28
Re: The govt vs the car guy. Which side are you on?

Best poast of the thread by far :thumbsup2:


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Aug-04-2018, 03:03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By jph28
Re: C&D: BMW X2 vs Jaguar E-Pace vs Volvo XC40

Haha - I think I take the Volvo here; looks good.
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Aug-04-2018, 02:10:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,653
Posted By jph28
Re: Acura Integra Type-R Road Test

Meh - if you've never driven one (hard) then I can see where you're coming from.

That said, lot's of people could make a very similar statement about the E36 M3 (which I also love) :twocents:
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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Aug-03-2018, 04:46:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,653
Posted By jph28
Re: Acura Integra Type-R Road Test

^ presumably a bit more, but for an insurance co I thought it was pretty fair to be $1.5k less than when I bought it 3 years previously and had added 40k miles. Plus these were not yet appreciating...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Aug-03-2018, 03:31:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,653
Posted By jph28
Re: Acura Integra Type-R Road Test

True story - I think it was ~$180/mo and I had the obligatory couple of speeding tickets still within three years at the time (both in the boosted Ď88 9kT nonetheless).

But it turned out to be...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Aug-03-2018, 01:43:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,653
Posted By jph28
Re: Acura Integra Type-R Road Test

In summer 2007 :cry:

Recovered a few weeks later nothing but a body shell.

If I had it with 200k miles on it today itíd probably still be worth $14k... crazy.


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Aug-03-2018, 03:08:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,653
Posted By jph28
Re: Acura Integra Type-R Road Test

Love these cars, hate that guyís videos :D

When I bought my Ď98 in Ď04 (with 32k miles for $14k...) I still had that original C&D article at home :drool: :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Aug-03-2018, 03:02:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,985
Posted By jph28
Re: 2019 BMW X5 (G05).... First Official Photos

Love the X5M :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-01-2018, 03:20:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By jph28
Re: Ejaculatus Maximus

Oh please yes. And then a Macan GT3.


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-01-2018, 03:15:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,319
Posted By jph28
Re: C&D: Corvette ZR1 vs Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Combo of turbocharged (like E said) plus weighing in at 3150 lbs. stop / start I think is pretty inconsequential and I assume these cars donít have it.


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jul-31-2018, 03:08:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 839
Posted By jph28
Re: C&D Road Test: 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody Manual

:lolhit:

Btw this will lose to a much heavier and less powerful X5M in the 1/4 mile (though with higher trap speed).

Seems like a cool car to exist or see someone else own but no thanks for...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jul-31-2018, 12:48:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,989
Posted By jph28
Re: The govt vs the car guy. Which side are you on?

^ :lolhit:

Good topic here - Iím on the side that thinks cat deletes are stupid and should be punished more strictly.


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jul-31-2018, 12:46:27 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 12,586
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

Oh interesting - I have to say I like the stock exhaust quite a bit (on sport mode). It actually reminds me a lot of my E46M with the Scorza muffler that was popular for like a year in the Ď09/Ď10...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-30-2018, 08:11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By jph28
Re: 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-class Sedan unveiled

And the front screams Ford Fusion... no indication that itís a MB except for the dinner plate-sized star in the grille (which I really hope has the illumination option).


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-30-2018, 08:06:37 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 12,586
Posted By jph28
M2 Competition

Iíve always thought the stock F80 sounded good from the driverís seat... but yea from outside itís awful and I think the F82 is marginally worse for some reason.

One thing I LOVE on the F80 is...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jul-28-2018, 09:35:37 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 278,754
Posted By jph28
Re: Official BMW M2 thread

Sounds like they really liked the M2, potentially with some reservations about M-DCT (duh). Looking forward to the first M2C reviews.


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jul-28-2018, 09:26:01 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 278,754
Posted By jph28
Re: Official BMW M2 thread

Sounds like they really liked the M2, potentially with some reservations about M-DCT (duh). Looking forward to the first M2C reviews.


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Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jul-26-2018, 03:02:24 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,245
Posted By jph28
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

Great find!! :drool: :drool:

I test drove and came close to buying a black Ď96 Aero to replace my Ď88 9kT but had already boosted etc my car at that time and couldnít justify the cost of the...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-25-2018, 02:01:03 PM
Replies: 8,211
Views: 225,781
Posted By jph28
Re: Indictment Watch

The $12bn ďfarmer tariff bailoutĒ reminds me of the levered dividend recap to the wealthiest Americans that was called ďtax reformĒ... just this adminís latest in a truly unbelievable string of...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-23-2018, 05:06:39 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 4,994
Posted By jph28
Re: Should motorcycles be allowed to lanesplit?

Do motorcycle riders WANT to ride next to a car in the same lane? As someone completely uneducated on the subject and having only ridden motorcycles off road, that sounds like an awful idea.

I...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jul-22-2018, 07:23:52 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 12,586
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

^ what I want most is that font for my instruments :D

I think it sounds good inside the car ; presumably the exhaust is different enough from the M3/4, which from the outside sounds like a garbage...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jul-21-2018, 10:55:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By jph28
Re: Carfection: Audi RS6 Avant vs Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate

Iíd prefer the Audi but since I assume itís not sold here, the AMG is a fine consolation.


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jul-21-2018, 10:25:40 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 12,586
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

So, all in maybe ~$6k over a comparably optioned 2018? Donít recall my exact MSRP + destination but the M2C is $61k and change for my LBB + exec + Manuela build.

Doesnít seem unreasonable in the...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-18-2018, 03:22:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,056
Posted By jph28
Re: CPO Warranty - How does it work?

:drums:


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-16-2018, 11:46:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,056
Posted By jph28
Re: CPO Warranty - How does it work?

Looks good! Congrats


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-16-2018, 12:43:47 AM
Replies: 12,931
Views: 1,063,253
Posted By jph28
Re: F80/F82/F83 M3/M4 thread

Saw a lightly modded AW E90 M3 on the road today... looked quite good.

If I knew I was going to switch to M5 in 2 years then stick with E90. If a good used F80 could be a longer term car then...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-16-2018, 12:32:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,305
Posted By jph28
Re: BMW 1-series sedan revealed

Oh my - not good


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jul-13-2018, 04:59:08 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,017
Posted By jph28
Re: Audi RS3 sedan Road Test

RS3 Avant would be so tits (with Manuela of course). I assume that is coming to the states soon.


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jul-13-2018, 12:15:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By jph28
Re: New Benz A-class vs Audi A3 vs BMW 1-series (hatchbacks)

Affordable PCP :hmm:


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-11-2018, 11:04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By jph28
Re: C&D: Full sized Luxury Cars ranked from Worst to Best

Another want for the S8 here :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-11-2018, 10:14:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By jph28
Re: Mercedes-Benz X-Class

Thatís one way to spend $50k+...


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-11-2018, 05:27:21 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,343
Posted By jph28
Re: Whoa... "Why I hate ECS tuning FB post."

Oh man :laughhard: :lolhit:


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-11-2018, 03:41:56 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,343
Posted By jph28
Re: Whoa... "Why I hate ECS tuning FB post."

^ yea but the chicks dig the scars bro


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jul-10-2018, 11:55:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,056
Posted By jph28
Re: CPO Warranty - How does it work?

This - or a BMW, although theyíve softened the leading program incrementally from what I can tell.

But regardless, something to be said of absolute financial and warranty certainty for teh wifeís...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-09-2018, 07:02:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,056
Posted By jph28
CPO Warranty - How does it work?

^ it should be how that last quote reads, ie up to 5 years / unlimited miles.

Didnít realize it was down to 5 years though (with option to extend 1 additional). Back in the day my E46 M3 was up...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jul-06-2018, 02:57:40 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,727
Posted By jph28
Re: Bring A Trailer Thread

The minty DC2 ITRs on BAT lately :drool:

But $30k and up :cry: (not saying itís not worth it, however)


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Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jul-05-2018, 12:21:32 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 11,512
Posted By jph28
Re: Anyone on a set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires yet?

Per your all seasons argument, then whatís the point of driving a car like an M2 on the street? Just get a Corolla on PS2s and be done with it :drool:



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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-02-2018, 03:09:50 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,907
Posted By jph28
Re: 2018 (991.2) GT3 thread

The 4.0 in this :drool:

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180702/963124d8663c233274e0cb873a2798d6.jpg


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-02-2018, 03:05:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By jph28
Re: C&D Road Test: 2018 Jaguar E-Pace Awwwwwwwwww

My exact first thought.


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-02-2018, 12:09:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,242
Posted By jph28
Re: All new 2019 BMW X4 unveiled

My one standalone, in-a-vacuum compliment is that a 110 pound weight loss like for like is reasonably impressive.


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Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jul-01-2018, 11:44:54 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,343
Posted By jph28
Re: Whoa... "Why I hate ECS tuning FB post."

Ouch. Sounds like a very short-sighted sponsor (as many are) but likely nothing will change unless it starts hurting their bottom line. As long as they can milk it for 4-6 years and flip it to...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jul-01-2018, 02:42:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,242
Posted By jph28
Re: All new 2019 BMW X4 unveiled

There is no way I believe they sold 200k+ first gen X4s...


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Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jul-01-2018, 01:42:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,701
Posted By jph28
Re: Motor Trend: Civic Type R vs Focus RS vs Golf R vs WRX STI Type RA

^ well if you love automatic AWD turbos youíre living in a great time :laughhard:


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-30-2018, 08:29:39 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,907
Posted By jph28
Re: 2018 (991.2) GT3 thread

0-60 in 3.5 and 11.5 1/4 mile are too slow... I see why PDK is so revered by true performance enthusiasts :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-30-2018, 08:24:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By jph28
Re: Help propchef choose his 530e replacement.

S5 sportback looks pretty good :notbad:

If he needs something more reliable than the 530e, Iíd recommend a high mileage E60 M5 :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-30-2018, 07:41:15 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 12,586
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

Wow, must be a lot more options in SA versus US! Just judging by options total as % of base price


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-30-2018, 04:27:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,701
Posted By jph28
Re: Motor Trend: Civic Type R vs Focus RS vs Golf R vs WRX STI Type RA

I can understand the FWD aversion, but after owning a DC2 ITR I can say it was an incredibly fun car to drive (more so than stock E46 M3) and Iíd imagine this CTR is pretty incredible with another 20...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-30-2018, 01:21:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 897
Posted By jph28
Re: What's up m3f? 2jz kiddo edition

Wow great choice! Safe reliable and not too fast (until you overnight parts from Japan)




Wrenching in Domís garage obvi



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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-25-2018, 05:12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 413
Posted By jph28
Re: E30 M3 Buyer's Guide

^ would love to have the M3 some day, but agree. Targeting a nice but ďdriverĒ 325i Ďvert :drool: as a fun around town car (replacing the 900T drop top I sold in 2012).


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-25-2018, 02:05:24 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,245
Posted By jph28
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

x2 :agree:

My stock at the time Ď88 9000T was borderline irresponsible for me, and that was 160hp and did the 1/4 mile at ~90mph iirc :laughhard:


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Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jun-21-2018, 02:21:53 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,727
Posted By jph28
Re: Bring A Trailer Thread

33k miles is pretty low for a regular 15-yr old car though? That said I too donít get spending a lot on a garage queen ďnormalĒ car thatís value will plummet if used like a normal car. Same reason I...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jun-19-2018, 06:25:49 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,810
Posted By jph28
Re: 2018 Ford Mustang Thread (For Dust)

Soon weíll be approximating CVTs :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jun-19-2018, 06:23:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,013
Posted By jph28
Re: Which looks better to you? Ferrari 812 Superfast or Lambo Aventador S LP740-4

Mother of effing god. :jawdrop:




:lolhit: this



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Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jun-19-2018, 03:36:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,535
Posted By jph28
Re: $200K and Under Question (RWD Super Car Coupe Edition)

Wood non-touring GT3 Manuela


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-18-2018, 09:01:37 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 11,512
Posted By jph28
Re: Anyone on a set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires yet?

PSS was out of stock when my dad replaced the stock Pirellis on his R8... tire rack recommended S04s and they have barely been an improvement (on a very low bar to start with).


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-18-2018, 04:39:04 PM
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Re: M2 Competition

^ any sense as to potential dealer markup, wait times, etc? Not interested in an allocation, just interested in general.

I think Iíd rather spend the extra $$$ on a CF roof, exhaust, coilovers on...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-18-2018, 03:23:34 PM
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Posted By jph28
Re: CAR: RS6 vs Panamera Sport Turismo Turbo vs M5 vs E63 S

Saw a new M5 in the wild for the first time this morning in some sort of silver gray color. Looked really, really good :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-18-2018, 01:41:04 PM
Replies: 248
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Posted By jph28
Re: Anyone on a set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires yet?

Howís longevity of PS4S looking versus the PSS so far? In addition to the incredible grip of the PSS I was also blown away by how much longer it lasted compared to the previous PS1/2 tires.


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Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-17-2018, 03:28:31 PM
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Views: 11,512
Posted By jph28
Anyone on a set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires yet?

There are some actual manufacturer test data for PSS vs PS2 here (lower lap times, shorter stopping distances, etc)

But the definitive ďfinger nail testĒ isnít referenced so it may not hold water...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-16-2018, 06:55:36 PM
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Views: 11,512
Posted By jph28
Re: Anyone on a set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires yet?

Mfíer I want these. Hogzís car came with PSS I remember the whatís up pics. Which 7-8 (?) Yearís after intro is still a very, very good tire. The CSC3s on my car havenít been ďthat badĒ but they ride...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-16-2018, 03:59:13 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 12,586
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

But those M3CS wheels :drool:

Agree the comp wheels look awful on this car and frankly the standard M2/3/4 wheels arenít my favorite either.


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-15-2018, 05:20:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,912
Posted By jph28
Re: M4GTS is a bad car. When would you jump in?

Crazy. Thatís optioned up comp package money I think.


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-15-2018, 03:02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By jph28
Changing vehicles

If itís not #1 or #2 then you drive the Chariot for lyfe.

But itís a good question. I started post college life with a DC2 ITR that was eventually stolen... then bought a new (Ď06) WRX, which...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-15-2018, 02:13:02 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,847
Posted By jph28
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that Iíve seen

Are they both front-facing? Then yes. But you need a pretty low profile car seat for it to be backwards (and a short person in front of it). Granted in our F31 (obvi same as F80) a bulky rear facing...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-15-2018, 01:22:21 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,847
Posted By jph28
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that Iíve seen

I personally like the F80 M3 and am very happy itís offered in 6MT. I actually think itís a really great car - if not easily the best in its segment - and would strongly considering getting one or...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-11-2018, 06:54:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 778
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Re: Oh you know just a Mustang video...

Lolíd


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-11-2018, 03:27:56 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,847
Posted By jph28
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that Iíve seen

I can see this point of view after initially driving the R8 V10 6MT. Itís so ****ing fast and the revs drop so quickly that driving it well takes a good couple hours even for a gods-gift-to-earth...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-11-2018, 03:18:27 AM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 278,754
Posted By jph28
Re: Official BMW M2 thread

Hard to imagine that 76% 3-yr value but I hope theyíre right!


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Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-10-2018, 03:06:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,847
Posted By jph28
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that Iíve seen

Never said manual shift *is* driving, itís just a feature that *some* people prefer.

Itís like arguing blue is a better color than red... subjective.

But whatís interesting in these...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-10-2018, 04:10:53 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,847
Posted By jph28
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that Iíve seen

Sure some people disagree - itís an opinion, not a fact. Manufacturers would love to simply offer only one transmission for design / cost reasons... plus MT leaves a significant part of the...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-10-2018, 03:38:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,847
Posted By jph28
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that Iíve seen

Right and if youíre buying your $175k GT3RS to win HPDEs then you should get PDK.

No issue with that. But the option for Manuela is nice for those that prefer it and think itís more enjoyable....
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-10-2018, 12:05:33 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,847
Posted By jph28
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that Iíve seen

Whether itís a DC2 ITR, M2/3, or GT3 Iíd be buying a car to have FUN and if fun to you is shifting yourself then no other opinion or statistic matters. Folks that lament an ďobjectively inferiorĒ...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-09-2018, 06:45:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,727
Posted By jph28
Re: Bring A Trailer Thread

A buddy of mine just listed his Z4M

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2006-bmw-z4-m-coupe-7/

Curious to see what these things go for... I think Iíd personally go Z3M over this but a special car...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-08-2018, 05:10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 778
Posted By jph28
Re: Oh you know just a Mustang video...

Well that escalated quickly


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