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    1. Member hardcore4life's Avatar
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      07-09-2012 09:26 PM #1




      Too funny ......What country is Autobahn ???



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      07-09-2012 09:28 PM #2
      Lower it?

      Damn that took it a bit. Also the comments are gold.

      What a dumbass.
      Last edited by Aonarch; 07-09-2012 at 09:31 PM.

    3. 07-09-2012 09:29 PM #3
      OMG thanks for the greatest thread in TCL history!!!!

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      07-09-2012 09:30 PM #4
      I bet thats faster than most of the people on this forum take their cars.
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      07-09-2012 11:20 PM #5
      holy beeps and chimes. is that normal or is that all his "equipment"

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      07-09-2012 11:21 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by absoluteczech View Post
      holy beeps and chimes. is that normal or is that all his "equipment"
      Radar detector?

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      07-09-2012 11:25 PM #7
      I didn't (couldn't stand to), watch the whole video. What I did find interesting is that in the video, when his radar detector goes on, he downshifts and brakes leading me to believe that his car is not in Germany, but still right here stateside. Why would you brake and slow everytime you hear a beep if you are driving with no speed limits? I'll have to drink a Red Bull and try to watch it again.

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      07-09-2012 11:34 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by hardcore4life View Post
      Radar detector?
      ahh yea dont wanna get caught on the ring by these guys





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      07-09-2012 11:37 PM #9
      i'm not one to rag on the BR-Z as i appreciate what it is but is that really all it has up top? is the 6th gear extra long or something.

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      07-10-2012 12:49 AM #10
      Autobahn runs with radar detector.

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      07-10-2012 11:46 AM #11
      Is that for real?!?!

      That just made my GLI look like a frigin' rocketship.

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      07-10-2012 11:46 AM #12
      anyone notice at about 1:14 the rpm needle seemed to skip when he hit a bump?
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      07-10-2012 12:55 PM #13
      Who cares what the top speed of a BR-Z is? That's like finding out the rear visibility of the space shuttle. Totally irrelevant.

      Autobahn manners are irrelevant for any vehicle owned and driven in the United States, for that matter. This is why BMW/Merc high-speed stability is a stupid thing to brag about if you own one here, because when/where are you ever going to use it?

      If he was going to fly it somewhere, he should have flown it to Irohazaka Nikko or something.
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      07-10-2012 02:50 PM #15
      He hits a hill at 3:15-3:30.

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      07-10-2012 03:01 PM #16
      Thanks to this video I no longer need sleeping pills.

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      07-09-2012 09:30 PM #17
      either he's not WOT, or my Civic SI has a lot more horsepower than I previously though...

      Interesting he's not only driving with VSA and traction control off, but apparently he's out of gas.

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      07-09-2012 09:32 PM #18
      Anyone else notice he is on E (fuel) too?

    19. 07-09-2012 09:35 PM #19
      Well that took forever.
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      07-09-2012 09:37 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by ToucheTurtle View Post
      Well that took forever.
      I ended it at about 120. Fell asleep.

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      07-09-2012 09:55 PM #21
      He kept shifting from 5th to 6th too soon; it wasn't until his run at ~4:30 where he pushed 5th right to the red line and it made a pretty big difference.

      With a tailwind it'll be hitting 150, which is still faster than a 300hp Mustang V6

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      07-09-2012 09:36 PM #22
      well... that certainly took a while. reminded me of my old corolla... NO TORQ

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      07-09-2012 10:25 PM #23
      I feel bad for the guy if he actually had his BRZ shipped to Germany for a test drive. To me that is like taking your bicycle to a racetrack.

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      07-09-2012 10:37 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by thisisdog View Post
      I feel bad for the guy if he actually had his BRZ shipped to Germany for a test drive. To me that is like taking your bicycle to a racetrack.
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    25. 07-09-2012 10:31 PM #25
      He should have bought a v6 Rav4 and shipped it to Pike's Peak.

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