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holy mackerel
i don't even have a boost gauge
what additional information do all of those gauges tell you?
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You can get things like Fuel/Air, Manifold Pressure, Intake Temperature, Oil Pressure, Coolant Temperature, etc. You can get a gauge for essentially every aspect of the car.
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You can get things like Fuel/Air, Manifold Pressure, Intake Temperature, Oil Pressure, Coolant Temperature, etc. You can get a gauge for essentially every aspect of the car.
Or just drive quick with the wife in the car - you get a running commentary on every damn thing
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Or just drive quick with the wife in the car - you get a running commentary on every damn thing
Wow, your wife must be pretty smart! She just KNOWS?! I wish I could just call out my oil temp whenever I wanted without a gauge...
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Wow, your wife must be pretty smart! She just KNOWS?! I wish I could just call out my oil temp whenever I wanted without a gauge...
Its not an exact science - rather than technical data you get hands grabbing the seat sides, sharp intakes of breath, and a few "oh my gods" etc etc......

Oh and then the threat of never being allowed into the bedroom ever again (assuming we live after the huge crash I am about to have )
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Oh... yeah my mom does that, aside from the bedroom bit... really irritating lol.

"They're stopping!"
"Mom, they are 300 yards away."

Sometimes, when she says that I accelerate before I brake just to piss her off hahaha I'mabadsonandamgoingtohell.
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I laugh more at the comment from the passenger seat, "I think I just clenched every orifice"
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Its not an exact science - rather than technical data you get hands grabbing the seat sides, sharp intakes of breath, and a few "oh my gods" etc etc......

Oh and then the threat of never being allowed into the bedroom ever again (assuming we live after the huge crash I am about to have )
Its the only time I get JAAMMEESS SLLOOWWW DOWWWNN!!!! when I am not in the bedroom!!!
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Is that a rear view mirror or picture in picture television?!
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Default Serious brakes!!

I bet you can stop from 100kph in what, 5 ft? Thats the biggest set of brakes I've seen on a Saab, most of the others are only 4 or 6 pots...
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I bet you can stop from 100kph in what, 5 ft?
Depends wholly on the tires, as even stock brakes have the ability to engage the ABS on any kind of pavement (well, maybe not a dragstrip start line). Bigger brakes are only going to help on the race track, where you need to stop time after time without fade.
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I'm sorry but thats getting on for the worst caliper design I have ever seen. Worlds only "bent" caliper?

A set of decent 4 pots on a proper rotor and floating bell would do a considerably better job.

Although in terms of bling they do win hands down ;-)

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I'm sorry but thats getting on for the worst caliper design I have ever seen. Worlds only "bent" caliper?

A set of decent 4 pots on a proper rotor and floating bell would do a considerably better job.

Although in terms of bling they do win hands down ;-)

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Never mind the calipers - 10 inch rims?!
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He's apparently going to do a widebody on it
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I'm sorry but thats getting on for the worst caliper design I have ever seen. Worlds only "bent" caliper?


I'm not an automotive Mechanical Engineer, just a mere Structural Engineer, but I'm having a head scratching moment as well over that caliper shape....
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I don't understand what's so bad about the shape... That's exactly what you'd expect to see from 2 6 pot calipers paired together...
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