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couldn't agree more... Top Gear video

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by sled_dog, Oct 9, 2006.

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    lol, I love how the only cars they liked out of the bunch were the Hummer H2 and at the full other end of the spectrum their stupid little cheapo no power anything, no power steering, bare bones POS. lol

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    only thing I didn't agree on, they hated that the Mustang had a solid rear axle.
     
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    Yeah, I don't know about the new Mustangs...my Uncle drives a new Mustang GT and it'll get up and go pretty well. But then again he went from driving a saturn for the last 10 years to driving that. I'll have to drive it some day and see for myself.

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    And why isn't the Mustang IRS?? IRS doesn't seem to hurt the Corvette straight line acceleration, but it sure does outhandle the Mustang. I thought it was a petty reason to chuck it in the "don't want" bin though.

    The H2 is a POS...

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    Yeah thats why I couldn't figure out their reasoning for keeping the H2 and not some of the others...my aunt has an SSR, well had she traded it for a new 2500hd (smart move since they moved out into the country, dirt roads everywhere that get super muddy in the rain) and I thought it was a fun little truck. No it isn't anything compared to a real pickup but it felt like a little sports car and was different enough cosmetically to stand out but not so much that it looked retarted in my opinion.

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    spectrum....

    Z3PR Jr.
     
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    lol, I'm so used to typing it like that because at work there is a radio called the Spectrum and it was put in our system wrong for a while so we all just got used to looking it up by that. Thanks

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    uh huh... excuses.

    You're next in line after TSGB!!!!!


    Who else wants to be on my list?!?!?!!!!!!!111111one11!
     
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    I must have missed that thread....lol, your hit list? What list?

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    This is no laughing matter, boy.

    TSGB violoted man rule number 17 subsection 4a: bros before ho's, especially if said bro is halfway around the world

    Punishable by: Violent death.


    You sir, are just a not-so-innocent bystander.
     
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    I would bet they kepts the axle in the 'stang, instead of IRS, so they could keep the car cheap. Thats why the stang has always sold good, get a V6, auto convertible, for ~20k, and it will sell to highschool kids (or their parents) all day long. Start sticking IRS & other features in, and the price goes on up.
     
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    I love how they didnt mention that the ssr has 400 hp and 400 ft lbs.:rolleyes:
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    They also don't understand torque rules, and hp is just advertising. They're crap there has to spin at 8500 rpm to make those 'impressive' numbers...North american stuff is all sub 4500 rpm because it has the tq to do the job in the first place.

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    I can see that...for a base model, sell a ton of cars standpoint. I do think in the GT models it should be IRS though.

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