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Discussion in 'General' started by :: Phat ::, 28 Jul 2003.

  1. DarkLord7854

    DarkLord7854 What's a Dremel?

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    If it makes you feel any better, I get 18 city and 24 highway with mine (officially it's 16/21) :D

    And it's a 1.3L Wankel :p
     
  2. Mighty Yoshimi

    Mighty Yoshimi Motormouth

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    In the Uk we can get 265bhp from a remote controlled car!

    Mines is a 2 litre 240bhp (307bhp) With Hi Lifts on the rollin road.
     
  3. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    Please don't turn this back into a "US cars don't handle and have pathetic outputs" thread. Last time that happened, it just descended into flame war.
     
  4. Valo

    Valo Minimodder

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    fixed :p
    I'd so love to own one though...
     
  5. modgodtanvir

    modgodtanvir Prepare - for Mortal Bumbat!

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    lol.

    Don't know why, but despite my very British scone-eating and public-school-attending upbringing, there is something about big block engines in 4x4s and pickups that just appeals to me on soo many levels...

    Though despite this, I've ended up in a Clio... suppose I do have to pay for petrol...:lol:
     
  6. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    Okay I confirm , they are available for real in canada now :D

    I saw another one today , heh
     
  7. Brett89

    Brett89 Minimodder

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    I hear you on this, I worked nights all summer moving mail, 5000(ish) lbs a night from 1-6 AM to get gas money, but it was a good experience. Also I drive a Nissan, go figure.
     
  8. Mother-Goose

    Mother-Goose 5 o'clock somewhere

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    I'm waiting for a couple of years but I'm going to get a dodge challenger RT with the Trackpack once we have a few over here at nice cheap prices! hmmmm
     
  9. Amon

    Amon inch-perfect

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    I don't know imperial units, sorry. For the readers, 1kgm (kilogram force metre) is almost equal to 10Nm (Newton metre), which is the international standard that they'll already know.

    Looks like I'm a non-conformist! hooray!

    Anyway, the weight distribution isn't as bad as it seems. The huge differential is at the rear and all the frame reinforcements are beneath and around the bed. Then engine isn't heavy (at least the V8 aren't while the straight-six Cummins is), but the transmission is, which is right underneath the cab, which, in turn, is set quite a distance behind the front axle--almost none of the cabin is ever over or past the front axle.
    Challenger are built right here in my town, and me mum probably built or drove the ones you see, as she works there. Good-looking car.
     
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  10. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    The rest of us have given up on lbft tbh - it's easier to go for the metric measurement of Nm.

    Btw, 1kgm = 9.80665 Nm. :)
     
  11. AlexB

    AlexB Web Nerd

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    Nuvver pickature.
    [​IMG]
     
  12. NiHiLiST

    NiHiLiST New-born car whore

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    Jealousy, AlexB. Pure jealousy :(
     
  13. AlexB

    AlexB Web Nerd

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    Go and buy one. They're cheap at the mo!
     
  14. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    Very nice AlexB - I'm not a big fan of the foglights, but what a lovely car. :D

    What does it have on the inside? Anything beyond winders for the windows?
     
  15. AlexB

    AlexB Web Nerd

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    They have exactly some, and precisely little enough.

    [​IMG]
    (not from my car, just a google images one, mine has cream leather)
     
  16. Mighty Yoshimi

    Mighty Yoshimi Motormouth

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    Nice Alex,

    Makes my car seem terribly innefficient :!

    307bhp and 0-60 in 4.9 atm and yours is what 130bhp? and 5.6? :(


    Mpg? When Hammering it?

    i get about 8mpg or 26 when being sensible
     
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  17. AlexB

    AlexB Web Nerd

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    40-45mpg I suppose. £35 fillup lasts just over 2 weeks ;)
     
  18. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    I'd guess at 15ish when you're on it, and probably more than 40 if you can stand to be careful. Then again, an Elise isn't really a car for spending 8 hours/day on the motorway.
     
  19. AlexB

    AlexB Web Nerd

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    I don't even think it's that bad. I did a trackday at brands hatch in my last one, and we spent over 2 hours on track.. did less than 1/8th of the tank of fuel.
     
  20. Mighty Yoshimi

    Mighty Yoshimi Motormouth

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    That's alright for a 1.8

    Mines is a 2.0 but is like FEEED ME!

    But i only do 4000 miles a year so it's not too bad. Hurray for impractical cars :D
     

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