Type: Posts; User: DerSpiegel
Ah Florida, the Russia of the west.
Nothing else matters than this though: "McDaniel is still considered critical at this time."
I hope this POS gets tarred and feathered by whatever judge...
Info for the TCL hive-mind.
Great thread, thanks for posting those pics. A fun challenge for a kid that grew up in the 70s!
Or Acura RL, generally the same thing but a little bigger and cushy.
Legend status for this thread is not out of the question.
Please continue, Drew with the internet.....
LOL yeah....I'm sure that technology will be deployable across millions of units and nary a failure will be suffered out of the warranty period. :sly:
This from the TDI improvements section -
"Energy efficiency has also been optimized by using an oil pump with volumetric control and two pressure levels. An innovative thermal management system...
Dropping a junkyard 3.0L M103 into one of those is like the easiest engine upgrade ever. Everything is identical IIRC, and even if something isn't you just swap it over from the 2.6.
Looks cool on paper, but those things were a crappy drive even when new. Just IMHO.
OK good, so I'm not entirely crazy then, thanks for the input guys. Porchoh - the way your 944 is set up now is almost precisely what I had envisioned as an eventual full-boat build....I'd stay with...
So here’s my deal –
It’s about time to start looking at another toy again. I need to scratch that itch that has been growing since I sold the 968 a few years back. The focus? A 2.5L standard 944. ...
Time to divide by zero.
That's probably the best choice. :thumbup:
This sound byte video popped up here recently. Despite the pics, I believe the sound is from the BRM 3.0L NA H-16 from the 1960's. No less impressive though....
Here's the original V-16 at...
Gaerte 360" ASCS Sprint Car dyno pulls. Nearly 900 bhp. Skip to 0:40
I've got a lot of early Z-car miles under my belt......which means OMG that video is absolutely freaking terrifying. Wonderful, but most definitely....certainly.....terrifying. :eek: :thumbup:
OK so that's kind of a win, glass 1/4 full? :confused:
Sorry to hear about the troubles.
P.S. - Bilstein