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Old Mar 9th 2017, 6:03 am
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Originally Posted by markonline1
There were more than notable. Phenomenal cars, especially the Cosworth. A mate of mine bought the sapphire Cosworth. The thing absolutely flew!!!!!!!!!!

I've never seen one over here, but they did crop up as a topic of conversation on another forum I use. I got the impression they weren't thought of that highly here.
In the US they just care about size not horses. Has to be a V8 or V12 or they're not interested. I mean how fast can a 2.0 engined car really be ? The answer is really fast.

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Originally Posted by Pulaski
Much bigger issues than a mere speeding ticket too!
It has been the most exciting thing to happen in town in ages

His mum is not best pleased...she's one of those busy body types to thumbs her nose at people apparently.

But it would explain why he didn't mind working as a delivery driver for his mum and all that take out....for a sandwich shop
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New, is it?
Hard to tell
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Old Mar 9th 2017, 7:16 am
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Requires regular cylinder boring to run efficiently
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Requires regular cylinder boring to run efficiently
I don't this that model appeared in Top Trumps, but it got Trumped in a different way.
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Originally Posted by mrken30
I don't this that model appeared in Top Trumps, but it got Trumped in a different way.
These days it's probably not getting the regular servicing this model requires.
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Top Trumps ...
Those things were the shit back in the day. I had about 10 different sets
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Originally Posted by mrken30
In the US they just care about size not horses. Has to be a V8 or V12 or they're not interested. ....
Americans think V12s are driven by communists. I learned that from watching The American on The Grand Tour.



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McClaren 7201 and F1 fans...

This McLaren 720S Commercial Might Make You Cry

I have to admit it got a little dusty in here!
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Originally Posted by Guindalf
McClaren 7201 and F1 fans...

This McLaren 720S Commercial Might Make You Cry

I have to admit it got a little dusty in here!
They should stick that engine in their F1 car.
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Originally Posted by Guindalf
McClaren 7201 and F1 fans...

This McLaren 720S Commercial Might Make You Cry

I have to admit it got a little dusty in here!
/shrug

I don't get it, but then I was no fan of Senna.
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I just sold my Supra Mkiv TT6 in order to move.

Apparently they are worth a lot more in the USA, doh.

Not sure what'll replace it. The Dodge Challenger looks interesting.
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Originally Posted by Pulaski
/shrug

I don't get it, but then I was no fan of Senna.
I was a fan of Senna (and Prost too, though to be honest) but that didn't really do anything for me. Needed more MP4/4 content
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Originally Posted by LouisB
.... The Dodge Challenger looks interesting.
That depends on whether you want to go around corners!

Top of my, at least potentially, affordable wish list is a Mustang GT 350.
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