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Old 14.04.2011, 12:36
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Road Race, Zurich, May 2011

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Park where you like in Zurich for 90 days!

Who is up for a Fast and the Furious style road race in Zurich during May? Only big muscle cars, but I believe these can be rented. I thought we'd start along the Niederdorf, to Bellvue, down Seefeldstrasse cross the Limmat and back across Bahnhofstrasse. We could send a Range Rover with a cowcatcher out front to clear the path.
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I need a car

I just gave away mine
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Old 14.04.2011, 12:55
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I just gave away mine
http://www.eliterent.com/pages/car_d...europe&lang=en
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Re: Road Race, Zurich, May 2011

What's the entry criteria for a "muscle car?"

I have a 400bhp Jag, UTH you're more than welcome to ride shotgun.

Who's taking out the speed cameras on the route?
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Old 14.04.2011, 12:58
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What's the entry criteria for a "muscle car?"

I have a 400bhp Jag, UTH you're more than welcome to ride shotgun.

Who's taking out the speed cameras on the route?
Yeah, that'll do. Someone will have to ride ahead hanging out the window, swiping at them with a crowbar.
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Yeah, that'll do. Someone will have to ride ahead hanging out the window, swiping at them with a crowbar.
I thought we could rig something that fires smoke cannisters from the front of the motor.
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What's the entry criteria for a "muscle car?"

I have a 400bhp Jag, UTH you're more than welcome to ride shotgun.

Who's taking out the speed cameras on the route?
Count me in - is that an XKR or XF ?
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Re: Road Race, Zurich, May 2011

Anyone ever play Carmageddon ?

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Count me in - is that an XKR or XF ?
S Type R

If I play I can chip it and sort the lower supercharger pulley it would push 470

Although I've always fancied a new paint job similar to this.

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Yeah, why not, it's been ages since I was in a Ford...
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Re: Road Race, Zurich, May 2011

I'll beat you all on foot, it'll be like Running Man.
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I need a car

I just gave away mine
I'll sell you a V8 Audi S6 for 4.5k chf. The price of a couple of days rental, and still good for over 250kph.
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I'll sell you a V8 Audi S6 for 4.5k chf. The price of a couple of days rental, and still good for over 250kph.
But only for 250 kms/1 hour right?
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I'll beat you all on foot, it'll be like Running Man.
Or the Top Gear race through London...
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Old 14.04.2011, 13:31
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hear this noise and that will be me.

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But only for 250 kms/1 hour right?
Do you have to return it in the condition found or are we torching them all to destroy the evidence?
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Re: Road Race, Zurich, May 2011

If I have this right, I have to spend a few grand on a muscle car for a day to rub the noses of people that won't be there and might have fined me a few hundred ?

Sounds good to me.
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Old 14.04.2011, 13:40
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hear this noise and that will be me.
I nearly reached for the mosquito spray. Not a fan of supercharging myself, as you can hear.... Still, 400HP is not to be sniffed at. Especially coming from a V8.

My own favourites have been my RX-7 Twin Turbo and the awesome scream from several V-Tec's I have owned in various platforms. If I had the cash, it would be a/the supercharged Atom I drove on a track once. Nothing, nothing and then nothing will ever compare to that sound sitting so close to your ears...11000 rpm....tasty

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Re: Road Race, Zurich, May 2011

Well for me there was nothing like the sound of a street full of car alarms, after blipping the throttle of my long since sold TVR... The S6 has been just too boring, quiet and reliable.
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Old 14.04.2011, 13:56
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Re: Road Race, Zurich, May 2011

How much fun can be had eating Mercs and BMW's with this thing.

The whine is addictive, I love hearing it. It's different when I first bought it. Wondered what the hell it was. Different horses for different courses <neigh> ?!

Yes I agree on the atom + RX-7 but this is a muscle car race, so we're talking big V8/10/12 engines

Plus these things don't go around corners so we can take a few pedestrians out.

I thought this would be a 5L+ entry criteria, but all's good
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