GTP_WRS'ers and their ride...

Discussion in 'GTP Weekly Race Series Time Trials' started by Sjaak, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. PASM

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    Woah, an RS6. Nice one! :tup: And nice Forrester, best sleeper ever.

    But.... how many banks have you robbed? ;) Just a statement as all the Dutch gangs seem to use them and RS4 Avants.
     
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    :D Live out in the sticks so no banks handy, but I can see why they would, loads of room for a gang and a pile of swag, and bloody rapid
     
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  3. DigitalBaka

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    Oooooo! RS6! I wish they would bring that beast over to the States but nobody likes "station wagons" over here. They'd rather have clunky SUVs with half the capacity and none of the style. :indiff:

    Pretty car though! Even when loaded like a skip! :D :cheers:
     
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  4. mr_lab_rat

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    Yeah, not many options for fast wagons here. The E-classe AMG is a bit too expensive.
     
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    I drive a 2014 Impala with the V6 and every option except the maps and auto-crash-avoidance. Best car I've ever had!
     

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  6. Espial

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    Recently I came across the fairly active car slalom community here in Austria and I competed in a couple of recent events with my S2000. The last one was even part of the Austrian slalom championship and was very well organised, with almost 100 entries and many spectators. This was actually just two blocks away from my home :)
    The idea behind it is quite simple really: have a large concrete area (parking lots, driving centers), set a slalom course using cones and you're good to go, may the fastest one win. The cars are divided into different divisions:
    - all-stock (production) cars: no modifications allowed whatsoever, the only thing you can do is buy good road tires. Semi-slicks are disallowed
    - sports: some modifications allowed, but the car has to be street-legal. So you can mount sports suspension, semi-slicks, roll-cages, etc. Still the cars are fairly stock
    - race: almost everything is allowed, these are the real monsters
    Furthermore the divisions are divided into classes, according to their engine displacement.
    I was racing in the under 2L class for production cars.

    Here are some general pictures:

    http://autosport.at/fotos/motorsport/auto-slalom/fotos-slalom-oem/team-steyr-2018.html

    I'm in the red S2000 with Nr. 48:

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    I ended up 3rd in my class and I actually won a small trophy as well :D

    By far the craziest car however, was this one:

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    That's a little old Fiat 126 with 2 (!) Hayabusa engines, one in the front and one in the middle, AWD and around 400hp. I think this is pretty much an ideal slalom car: small, light, agile, AWD with a lot of oomph. It goes like hell and was 1s faster on a 1min course than everybody else... It drove on two wheels at times...

    Anyway, I'm a bit hooked and I'm going to take part in as many slaloms as I can now :)
     
  7. Bass Addict

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    I sold my beloved 2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder two days ago...sad in a way, but it was time. :(

    I was shaking my head as the buyer handed me a check...83 years young with his permanent handicap license plates and his portable oxygen concentrator sitting on the passenger seat as he drove off into a glorious day! :eek: Here, I thought I was getting too old for this car!!:lol::lol:

    As I walked back into my house, I started thinking about @GTP_Nail (Ned) and his too funny handicap decal on all of his race cars! :lol:

    Another example of die young as old as you can! :tup:

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  8. Argon

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    Dooood, nooooooooo. That's just too sad for words....

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  9. GTP_Nail

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    You just violated the primary law of the Male Universe

    NEVER NEVER.... NEVER sell a car or a gun. the day will come when you know you made a mistake. My selling of my 65 Mustang in 67 and NOT replacing it with a Cobra... which was about 7 thousand bucks comes to mind. Oh and my M1 carbine, my Marlin 336 , and my ‘08 Luger.
     
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  10. Bass Addict

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    I know Mike...very sad. It took a while as I refused many, many offers from people looking to flip the car. :grumpy::grumpy::grumpy:

    As they say, one door closes another opens...I am very excited to see what I get to replace my true love...wait - that is my wife! :lol:
     
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  11. GTP_Nail

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    Buy something OLDER each time
     
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  12. Bass Addict

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    That is right up my alley! :tup:
     
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  13. Argon

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    @GTP_Nail meant buy something FASTER :lol:
     
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    I'd go with Mike's advise
     
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    ‘17 VW Up! TSI, the GTI wasn’t released when I got this in May-ish of 2017. It’s a nippy little shoe and I don’t have kids yet so suits me perfectly. :D
     

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  16. MikeyLCR

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    I'm a happy boy! Just got my new pride and joy, and I was ordered to post a pic by @Argon :lol:

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  18. Argon

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    Wow...that is very nice Mike :cheers:
     
  19. Bass Addict

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    @MikeyLCR nice looking car Mike...:tup:

    Beautiful looking color colour! :)
     
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    @MikeyLCR Holy crap, that's gorgeous!
    Specs? :dopey:
     
  21. MikeyLCR

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    Cheers George, its the M3
    3.0l 6 cyl twin turbo
    425 bhp
     
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    Such a beast. Wishing you many safe and fun miles with it! :cheers:
     
  23. mr_lab_rat

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    Awesome car Mikey!

    Well, I might be doing an important decision later this week. I just don't know if I'm gonna be able to live without my crazy supercharged e46 wagon.
     
  24. mr_lab_rat

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    Ok, it’s happening. I bought a new car, the wagon is going up for sale.

    I’m not posting pictures until I clean the car tomorrow (it’s 1 year old with 5000kms).

    For now you can guess what it is.

    In GTS terms - N400 category, FR, Turbo, 6 speed manual, LSD, approximately 1500kg
    The car is not in featured in GTS.
     
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  25. GTP_Dutchy

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    German?

    p.s. hurry up cleaning the thing :p, I'm curious
     
  26. Argon

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    M2 competition would be my guess
     
  27. mr_lab_rat

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    Not the competition model. It just got too pricey. The S55 engine is sure great upgrade over N55 but it's now in the Cayman price range.
    It's a regular M2. Long Beach Blue with M Performance exhaust.
     
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  28. GTP_Dutchy

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    Nice love those cars!
     
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  29. Argon

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    Very nice Mike, love that blue too :cheers:

    p.s. we still want pictures ;)
     
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