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    Thread: JD’s archives: Dinan 850i

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    2. 05-12-2012 08:58 PM #2
      Wasn't there someone on this forum that has one of these?
      www.slimdownsarasota.com - Please check out my new page!

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      05-12-2012 09:01 PM #3
      4300lbs !

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      05-12-2012 09:04 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by Chiropractor JW View Post
      Wasn't there someone on this forum that has one of these?
      I think it was a Racing Dynamics........
      it was some tuner 850 one off...

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      05-12-2012 09:09 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by Chiropractor JW View Post
      Wasn't there someone on this forum that has one of these?
      ya and everyone snapped on him in typical TCL fashion because he parked it outside
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      05-12-2012 09:18 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by mavric_ac View Post
      ya and everyone snapped on him in typical TCL fashion because he parked it outside
      Was'nt it because he was forcing the fact that it was special and everyone started saying it was'nt that special.....But it actually reason was. But in the end the damaged had been made and everyone tough he was a douche.

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      05-12-2012 09:23 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by GTE77 View Post
      Was'nt it because he was forcing the fact that it was special and everyone started saying it was'nt that special.....But it actually reason was. But in the end the damaged had been made and everyone tough he was a douche.
      Are you drunk?

      My buddy has a Dinan 8. Man that thing is NICE.

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      05-12-2012 09:31 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by C4 A6 View Post
      Are you drunk?
      Isn't every poster on TCL on a Saturday night completely smashed? I know I'm about to be!
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      05-12-2012 09:49 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by C4 A6 View Post
      Are you drunk?

      My buddy has a Dinan 8. Man that thing is NICE.
      Uh? Where did I state it was'nt nice? A clean 850i is on my to own car list, let alone a Dinan.

      ?????????????????????????????What are you talking about?


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      05-12-2012 09:51 PM #10
      Beautiful car. And ahead of its time in terms of obesity.

      That Dinan 850i predicted with rack & pinion steering and composite body panels sounds especially interesting.

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      05-12-2012 10:19 PM #11
      Beautiful and awesome car but a 13 second quarter mile for a 511 hp car? I guess that has something to do with the weight and auto tranny?
      Keep Calm and Chive On

    12. 05-12-2012 11:22 PM #12
      Beautiful car. Great to be here. I will share with others about this. Thanks.

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      05-12-2012 11:36 PM #13
      Ah Dinan cars....beautifully engineered but the numbers were ALWAYS optimistic. OK sure, I'd rather trade some bhp for a car that actually runs right, but the dyno sheets were consistently generous.

      For example, in their old literature they always listed horsepower as "Dinan Horsepower" and torque as "Dinan Torque". That Dinan torque saw a full 100 lb/ft. per liter on their naturally aspirated E30 M3 stroker.

      Go ahead. Show me any naturally aspirated car, street or race, that makes 100 lb/ft. per liter on pump gas. Church Automotive sheets on K-series Hondas/Acuras will not be accepted.
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      05-12-2012 11:45 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by DerSpiegel View Post
      Go ahead. Show me any naturally aspirated car, street or race, that makes 100 lb/ft. per liter on pump gas. Church Automotive sheets on K-series Hondas/Acuras will not be accepted.
      I tried. Honda K-series frankensteins definitely came to mind, but no such luck.

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