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Old 02-20-2008, 09:51 PM
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The side controls still work with the Apline headunit. He may have installed that DCI thingy.

I actually cant even find the owners manual. Maybe they forgot to give it to me.

Wheres the secret compartment? Not the one thats in the middle console that flips down?

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Got any pics of the interior? I love the s2k cockpit..
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Originally Posted by Crazy Sellout
The side controls still work with the Apline headunit. He may have installed that DCI thingy.

I actually cant even find the owners manual. Maybe they forgot to give it to me.

Wheres the secret compartment? Not the one thats in the middle console that flips down?

Thanks for the advice!!
He must have a DCI, which means the previous owner was an enthusiast, its not the type of product one just stumbles upon.

If you open up the glove box, the middle compartment that flips down, towards the top center there is a latch and that rounded trapezoidal shaped piece that has the wind deflector on it will fold up, just don't tell anyone I told you. Its a big inside joke in the S2k world, the infamous secret compartment.
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Oh the irony.. I've just been on Autotrader for the past hour looking for a 2004/2005 S2000...

As for the nice price of $18,500... DAMN YOU and such!!
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Old 02-20-2008, 10:30 PM
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Does it really flip up or not, dont make me break it.

Interior


Shift boot needs adjusting i think.
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ok ill just come right out and admit i'm jealous.
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Yes it flips up.

The shift boot is easy, just pinch the leather and pull up
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meh, not like this was a wise investment. Nothing to be jealous about.
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i disagree, i see wisdom in this decision
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Originally Posted by Crazy Sellout
meh, not like this was a wise investment. Nothing to be jealous about.
Wise investment or not, I've wanted one for nearly eight years. Its not healthy
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Thats phat yo!!

BRB!
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Originally Posted by Crazy Sellout
Thats phat yo!!

BRB!
I could lose my life for showing you the only known picture of the secret compartment on the web.
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Sweet! The Owners Manual and the remote for the headunit was in that compartment!
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Originally Posted by Crazy Sellout
Sweet! The Owners Manual and the remote for the headunit was in that compartment!


Figures..
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Originally Posted by Ken1997TL
Wise investment or not, I've wanted one for nearly eight years. Its not healthy
I'm with you, now that I have one I kick myself in the ass for not getting one sooner, every time I go anywhere this car puts a smile on my face. I've never had a vehicle that gave me so much joy from driving it, as much of a car whore as I have been I do hope to keep this for a long time.
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I'm with you, now that I have one I kick myself in the ass for not getting one sooner, every time I go anywhere this car puts a smile on my face. I've never had a vehicle that gave me so much joy from driving it, as much of a car whore as I have been I do hope to keep this for a long time.
I'm an unabashed car whore and I think this car would cure me for at least 10 years. In the long run, I'd save money
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lovin the new car man. that blue is a great choice IMO. not many people like it(they think its a girly color). i love it tho!
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So..

I found a 2007 GPW black/red with 9800 miles around here..

Guy is asking $26,500 for it.. hmm..
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Old 02-20-2008, 11:22 PM
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That is a awesome color combo. DO IT!
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Old 02-20-2008, 11:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Ken1997TL
So..

I found a 2007 GPW black/red with 9800 miles around here..

Guy is asking $26,500 for it.. hmm..

That is a highly desirable color combo, and a fair price. You should be able to find new left over 07's for 27-28k. Keep in mind you can get a new(08) for 31k and change all day long and there were a few changes for 08.
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that is bullshit... there is no way my AP2 makes anywhere near 240whp...
with 240whp i should be able to smoke E46 M3 left and right... but i cant. Not even close.
lol that's what I thought too, there's no fu*king way a S2k making that much power, but after reading that article, after seeing results from 2 different stock AP2 S2k's, I can't deny that it does make that much more power.

But even with 240whp, I don't think you can smoke M3...BMW has been known for underrating their engines too, besides, 343hp at the crank, with a 10% loss, that would still be over 300 at the wheels, that's way more than enough to offset the weight difference.
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lol that's what I thought too, there's no fu*king way a S2k making that much power, but after reading that article, after seeing results from 2 different stock AP2 S2k's, I can't deny that it does make that much more power.

But even with 240whp, I don't think you can smoke M3...BMW has been known for underrating their engines too, besides, 343hp at the crank, with a 10% loss, that would still be over 300 at the wheels, that's way more than enough to offset the weight difference.

I have dynoed my car with AEM V2... 215WHP...

and

E46 M3 does not have 300 at the wheel.. try 270-280.

and IF a s2000 has 240 whp.. it WILL smoke a STOCK E46 M3... but too bad it doesnt.

i know this because i do business with e46 m3 for living
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nice car, what you plan on doing with the car? Auto cross, road racing, just a cruiser, etc...
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Originally Posted by Ken1997TL
So..

I found a 2007 GPW black/red with 9800 miles around here..

Guy is asking $26,500 for it.. hmm..


Why must you guys torment me!!! Right after I posted my fav color combo on the S2k you go and post that...
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I have dynoed my car with AEM V2... 215WHP...

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E46 M3 does not have 300 at the wheel.. try 270-280.

and IF a s2000 has 240 whp.. it WILL smoke a STOCK E46 M3... but too bad it doesnt.

i know this because i do business with e46 m3 for living
That's very interesting. Probably those two cars are factory freaks but I must say the chance of testing 2 cars like that is pretty slim. I can't explain why they would get 240whp as TOV is a well recognized Honda community and they have proof to those numbers....I mean if you go up to them and say that AP2 only makes 215whp stock, they will tell you there's no way that's true and they will probably say there's something wrong with your car. But I am sure you have your own dyno sheet to back up, so..I don't know...probably different dyno machines...different weather conditions, etc...

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Originally Posted by Ken1997TL
So..

I found a 2007 GPW black/red with 9800 miles around here..

Guy is asking $26,500 for it.. hmm..

Wait for the right NSX to come along .

Great car Jesal After weeks of contemplating buying an AP1 I held myself off, wasnt an easy decision. I decided to wait for a nice AP2 to come along myself as well
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nice car, what you plan on doing with the car? Auto cross, road racing, just a cruiser, etc...

All the above. Will be signing up today for a track day at Autobahn Country Club, its a 3 day event.

I just had to email the Audi Club director to make sure what I need to track the convertible. Most likely need a roll bar.

Autox for sure.

Ken, there were a couple good deals in Texas if you willing to drive out there.
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I found an alpine manual for a headunit and amplifier in the car. I think the other owner might have installed after market speakers/amp. Radio sound terrible but when i plug in my Ipod (ipod adapter with HU) the sound is pretty damn clear.

Btw, there is no CD changer. CD changer on the headunit is really the mode for the Ipod. Guess I had classical music on there after all.
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You should be able to autocross the s2000 bone stock.

If fact I dont think I really saw one with a roll bar before.
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I knew there was a S2K owner prereq to live in Schaumburg, this proves it
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Wow, the Autobahn is a nice track. Myself, cousin, and couple of friends signed up for Time Attack at Gingerman-South haven, MI this coming July.

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Ken, there were a couple good deals in Texas if you willing to drive out there.

Links?
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can anyone join the Autobahn Country Club? Looks like it's all Euro cars that go to the track.
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Congrats on the S2k. Most fun you can have in a car with your pants on

Few things:
- TRACK it
- AutoX it
- Drive the hell outta hit
- Cold weather + Summer tires = Watch the rear end

Have fun!
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I am so jealous. I have always wanted that but chances are it won't be happening any time soon, if I do get something it will have to be my only car so a little more practical (MS3?).

Honda SM600:
http://www.jaylenosgarage.com/video/...tml?vid=204774
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That vid is awesome. Leno has such an amazing collection.
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can anyone join the Autobahn Country Club? Looks like it's all Euro cars that go to the track.

Well i think membership is $20k to join and then a yearly fee. But most of the local clubs rent the track out.

Check out http://www.windycitybmw.com/Activities/Activities.aspx and http://www.audichicago.org/upcomingEvents.php

Those are the two i will be tagging along with since i have friends in both. But most everyone is super friendly even if you dont have a euro.

I need to see if a bone stock S2000 is SCCA approved for track use. Otherwise i need to find a roll bar that is SCCA approved.

Autox isnt a problem since its under 50mph. Sorta.

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