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    1. Member SVTDanny's Avatar
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      05-06-2012 08:41 PM #1
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      Flew down to Nashville, TN yesterday morning to pick this up, and drove it back yesterday. Aside from all of the cuts and scrapes I received from the hard, sharp interior, and the pains in my lower back from the horse cart rear axle, the car is awesome. The power is unbelievable, the power band starts instantly and never drops. The sound of the turbos spooling, the blower whining, and the blow off valve, on top of the already amazing sounding 5.4 makes for one of the craziest sounding cars I've ever heard.




      A common sight on the trip back:

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      05-06-2012 08:43 PM #2
      Two turbos and a supercharger? Holy balls.
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    3. 05-06-2012 08:45 PM #3
      TCL hates this? Since when? and why?

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      05-06-2012 08:49 PM #4
      Boner.
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      Boner.
      I'm suing the OP. Mine hasn't gone away yet.
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      05-06-2012 08:50 PM #7
      Congrats OP! Looks great
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    8. 05-06-2012 08:51 PM #8
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      Quote Originally Posted by Fritz27 View Post
      I was more annoyed with the implication of being a Browns fan.

    9. 05-06-2012 08:54 PM #9
      Yeah but does it have the amazing balance and handling feel of the godly Subaru BRZ?

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      05-06-2012 09:00 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by Bonanza View Post
      TCL hates this? Since when? and why?

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      05-07-2012 12:02 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by Bonanza View Post
      TCL hates this? Since when? and why?
      TCL likes Sonatas and minivans, didn't you know?

      God damn OP, this car is badass.
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      05-07-2012 12:05 AM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by Bonanza View Post
      TCL hates this? Since when? and why?
      because jealousy

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      05-07-2012 08:26 AM #13
      What the ****ing mother of ****.

      That is pure insanity.
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      05-07-2012 08:31 AM #14
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      05-07-2012 09:25 AM #15
      awesome! I'd rock that
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      05-07-2012 03:29 PM #16
      holy balls

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      05-06-2012 08:54 PM #17
      How much was it?

    18. 05-06-2012 09:00 PM #18
      Is it really possible to run a supercharger and twin turbos without something exploding?

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      05-06-2012 09:03 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Footprints View Post
      Is it really possible to run a supercharger and twin turbos without something exploding?
      We'll find out on his dime. Must sound like war breaking out. Can probably do a burnout from gas station to gas station.

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    20. 05-06-2012 09:05 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by Footprints View Post
      Is it really possible to run a supercharger and twin turbos without something exploding?

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      05-06-2012 09:09 PM #21
      Sick.....congrats.


      Post a dyno sheet, I think people don't realize the twin charge advantage.

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      05-07-2012 12:26 PM #22
      Can i ride with you to cars and coffee?
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      05-07-2012 01:10 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by RacerrRex View Post
      Can i ride with you to cars and coffee?
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      05-06-2012 09:03 PM #24
      curious... with that big of an engine, why the blower and turbos?

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      05-06-2012 09:06 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by ValveCoverGasket View Post
      curious... with that big of an engine, why the blower and turbos?
      Because.

      Congrats on the car. This thing has gotta be nasty. Can we please get a video?
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    26. 05-06-2012 09:08 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by Fritz27 View Post
      Because.

      Congrats on the car. This thing has gotta be nasty. Can we please get a video?
      This.

      With audio.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Fritz27 View Post
      I was more annoyed with the implication of being a Browns fan.

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      05-06-2012 09:18 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by cougar View Post
      This.

      With audio.
      Probably sounds like this

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      05-06-2012 09:21 PM #28
      Holy ****ing christ.

      PLEEEEEEASE make some friends and get some videos. Please.
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      05-06-2012 09:11 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by Fritz27 View Post
      Because.

      Congrats on the car. This thing has gotta be nasty. Can we please get a video?
      Unfortunately, it would be a cell phone video until I get a GoPro or similar. The car will be at C&C in Great Falls, VA this coming Saturday if the weather is decent, hopefully someone can get some better pics than what I have.

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      05-06-2012 09:21 PM #30
      Awesome!

      These things sound insane.


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      05-07-2012 10:45 AM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by patrickvr6 View Post
      Awesome!

      These things sound insane.

      crazy sounding car, why didn't it look like it was hustling though?


      OP - that is a nice looking car! enjoy and post up more pics

    32. 05-07-2012 04:48 PM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by patrickvr6 View Post
      Awesome!

      These things sound insane.

      Holy mother of god it sounds like what I imagine war sounds like from the inside.

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      05-07-2012 12:23 AM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by djsheijkdfj View Post
      Unfortunately, it would be a cell phone video until I get a GoPro or similar. The car will be at C&C in Great Falls, VA this coming Saturday if the weather is decent, hopefully someone can get some better pics than what I have.
      I am coming to find you there and shake your hand, and then touch your car inappropriately. I don't think i'll be able to help myself.
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      05-07-2012 10:39 AM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by djsheijkdfj View Post
      Unfortunately, it would be a cell phone video until I get a GoPro or similar. The car will be at C&C in Great Falls, VA this coming Saturday if the weather is decent, hopefully someone can get some better pics than what I have.
      If you can sneak out to Summit Point the 19th or 20th, we can rig up some video.
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    35. 05-07-2012 12:37 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by djsheijkdfj View Post
      Unfortunately, it would be a cell phone video until I get a GoPro or similar. The car will be at C&C in Great Falls, VA this coming Saturday if the weather is decent, hopefully someone can get some better pics than what I have.
      Nice! I hope to be there. I will stop by and say hi if I see you.

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