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Old 06-04-2019, 06:26 AM
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Yeah, I'm getting the 034 rear sway for mine this week, can't fucking wait.
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Old 06-04-2019, 09:31 AM
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When I think of having a fast car I think of the quickness to be determined by a combination of different requirements. Sure running a fast quarter or eighth mile is awesome. But to me the ability to run the cones on an Autocross Course quickly and competitively would be a more important metric. This involves many factors other than brutal horsepower. Suspension, brakes and of course, YOU determine the performance of the car. Just about anyone can learn to drive a car fast going straight down a piece of pavement.
First thing I did on my A3 was a bigger rear sway bar, trans stabilizer mount and new better rotors and brakes. Don't get me wrong, I have a down pipe and plan to go Stage II very soon.Also, the idea of being on the freeway and zipping up to 120 mph. is always fun too.Nothing gives me greater pleasure than beating some redneck on a 5.0 Mustang!
I like this prospective as well - I loved how my S2000 was setup because it had a few modifications that made the driving experience that much sharper and it performed damn good on a track.

As for the B5, I don't have pockets deep enough to make it great in the twisties.
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Originally Posted by oonowindoo View Post
i never created a thread to update ... what thread are you talking about

Well you know this is my 3rd F3X... got tired of it very quickly, but it is reliable.. no drama no issues, no excitement... i am just counting down the days when i can get a new one.... in 2 years...
I need to get my self an Audi!!!
Whoops, I could have sworn you did

Maybe you should!
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you got rid of the S2000! you don't care about the twisties!
Okay how about this...you have reliably made this car as fast as it can be while being reliable and reasonably trouble free...
get rid of the fit and get your miata like you originally planned...it's good enough to be fun in the canyons, a daily, and a fun
project you will recover your money from when you're done...it'll also force you to stop fucking with the B5.
Newer Taco for wifey...bam...done.
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you got rid of the S2000! you don't care about the twisties!
Okay how about this...you have reliably made this car as fast as it can be while being reliable and reasonably trouble free...
get rid of the fit and get your miata like you originally planned...it's good enough to be fun in the canyons, a daily, and a fun
project you will recover your money from when you're done...it'll also force you to stop fucking with the B5.
Newer Taco for wifey...bam...done.
There's one thing for sure, I will never daily another roadster again .. especially since I drive over 300 miles a week.

I've had my eye out for a dirt cheap project Miata but ... as it stands, wifey needs a new car before I even think about a project, let alone pitching the idea to her
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I've owned the S4 3 years exactly as of today.

I moved into a house, got engaged, got married, did a bit of traveling, house projects galore, and now we have a little one on the way. Where does the time go?
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I've owned the S4 3 years exactly as of today.

I moved into a house, got engaged, got married, did a bit of traveling, house projects galore, and now we have a little one on the way. Where does the time go?
you forgot to mention how much time you spent on the S4 to keep it running
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I've owned the S4 3 years exactly as of today.

I moved into a house, got engaged, got married, did a bit of traveling, house projects galore, and now we have a little one on the way. Where does the time go?
Into removing the engine every time you have to change the oil.
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Into removing the engine every time you have to change the oil.
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Hey hey .. that was only 4 of the worst months of my life
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Hey, on the bright side - you can now say you've pulled an engine before! And just leave out the multiple times bit.

I don't get the opportunity to wrench very often these days. Everything just... works.
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Damn... burn LOL

But when it does work, it will put football field length on most of us...

with cars like his, we dont race him with speed... we can race him in durability.. Race him from LA to Vegas and back

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