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Old 20th January 2017, 11:11 AM
ulfilias ulfilias is offline
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Hi There,

The ol' D2 S8 certainly have a good lurch on them.....I kinda miss mine for that, could always get a reation out of a new passenger

I recall testing the top speed and I was at 145 and booted it and it STILL lurched, dropped a gear and went for it. Backed her down pretty quick after that as I didn't feel safe driving at those speeds!!!

Always better to have a get me out of trouble button and not need to use it than the other way round!

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Old 11th April 2020, 03:59 PM
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Hahaha, on my w12 was off. Im so happy becouse idiot owner before me did not have chance to fully jerk gearbox.
God loves speed.
Earth orbital speed is 107200 km/h.
And someone set speed limit on earth at 50km/h. Well road safety they say. I say that is bad engineering


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