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Old 7th June 2005, 15:37   #46
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Congrats Vack on your ride.

What options did you go in for the Porsche? Anything beyond the standard kit? Also if you can comment on the ride quality it'd be great.

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Old 7th June 2005, 20:32   #47
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hey rev.... well the options u get are the sports chrono package... ive put in ceramic brakes on my ride.. gives it that better grip and better braking... other than that nothing really... music system is a top of the line bose speaker system... i dont really think there is anything else.. ill get back to u if there is... the ride quality is awesome... the noise of the engine is even better... its got a really hard ride like a proper sports car... its like you can feel the road... however you cant really tell how fast you are going... the problem however is that if u arent goin that fast, u can feel every bump on the road... if you are driving fast, well u pretty much fly over the bumps...

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Old 7th June 2005, 21:24   #48
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well one question how long you have been driving at 192....and how good do you think you are...i have driven fast too...192kmph is what i do in my baleno...need no porsche to do that...like rudra aptly says "understanding comes with time(age)"

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Old 7th June 2005, 22:10   #49
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guys lets not get into a flame-war here...its his porsche...his life...
he's got the horses to play with...let him enjoy...
but the fact everyone here is trying to tell u is that 192 kph is not meant for city streets.
take it out on the expressway. go full throttle. n try to touch 250. i think it would be elec. limited to that?
btw, we all want some pics. my desktop is lacking a wallpaper. the porsche would help
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Ok, so he did it once. Yup, that was a very dangerous move. He's already said that he won't repeat it within city limits. So, lets just get back to talking about the car.

Anyway speaking of Porsche, i think some of you might remember the last time i was in B'bay, there was this Porsche that came right in front of us (at sea face) and accelerated. I don't remember who all were there with me cos i think some of the guys had gone for a drive in Rehaan's Accent when this happened.

Boy that was fun.

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I think I can see what Vack's trying to say. A super car has such awesome grip, braking and aero that you never really feel the speed.
I did 225 kays in my M3 inside Detroit city and I backed off only after I saw the speedo (and it scared me).
Till then the the car itself was steady as a rock and I could feel the downforce that made sure the car did'nt go light.....I had no freakin idea I was going THAT fast. The other thing is that it gets there in a matter of seconds.
Same speed in a Civic (lets say it was supercharged) and I'd be a nervous wreck.
I'm not endorsing this type of driving (for that matter I have'nt driven on Marine Drive) but what I'm saying is that if an M3 can make me feel that confident, a brand new porsche can do better.

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Anyway speaking of Porsche, i think some of you might remember the last time i was in B'bay, there was this Porsche that came right in front of us (at sea face) and accelerated. I don't remember who all were there with me cos i think some of the guys had gone for a drive in Rehaan's Accent when this happened.

Boy that was fun.

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Damn, brought back sweet memories. It was a black 996 C4S, my first Porsche sighting, and man I was in love. After that I started becoming a regular on Saturday nights.
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hey vack dude...comeon man ppl are just trying to give you some advice so that you and your car is safe...its up to you to pay heed to it or not...here on team-bhp we are like a family..and u need to respect ppl and ppl will respect you..ofcourse owning a car like porche automatically increases your respect...but guys like iceman have have always helped us with so many times about our cars...and he surely knows his cars well..and i m sure he has had many 200+ moments with his e-zen and 1.8 souped up baleno and the killer civic and the superbikes he has ridden ,he and others are talking only with experience...and hope to see you and your supercar in any team-bhp rides/drives in the future.
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hey amit... the pictures of the porsche are up... but not such good quality, just have to get my digi cam sorted.... sorry bout that..
iceman, im very happy for you and your baleno, but as Mpower pointed out, the braking, handling etc of the porsche is unbelievable... so for me i dont feel anythin... infact, we should be talking to you about your 190+ expierence in a Baleno.... you better watch yourself!!!! and also safety, the porsche has everything that personifies safety... i have ceramic brakes first of all, second i have 4 airbags, third i have PSM what more do i need... oh yeah, i shouldnt forget seatbelts...if you are saying that your doing 190 in your baleno, i think fellow bhpians should be having a word or two with you!
heavy foot, its not about respect... and i dont think that i should deserve any more respect than anyone else just because i own a porsche... at the end of the day, im just another car fanatic like everyone else here!!! and once again, im telling you guys i wont go that fast within city limits!!!
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A small reminder from moderator: This thread is going OK at the moment. Please try to keep it like this without any personal attacks on members.
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i do apologize for any remarks which i made that might have offended anyone... its non-intentional.. sorry...
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hey dude
just chill out man people are just trying to give you some advise to keep you and others on the street safe.so just chill out.you got a wonderful life and a wonderful car just keep things that way and dont mess it up.

chill out once again


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Old 8th June 2005, 02:27   #58
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haha im the chilled one here... but anywyas... lets just get back to the topic we all love, that is, CARS!!
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vack, i need one favour dude.
the satnav that u talked abt. does it work at all in india. i have heard that u have to subscribe to some paid service in order to recieve data.
btw some interior pics would be cool. n how abt a pic of her heart ( )
and i dont see the rims in the pics u gave us.

in short, 2 pictures for a Carrera S???? we need more dude.
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ya i know... but as i have already explained i have to get my camera sorted cause i lost the charger.... as soon as i get my new camera ill get some more pics up... the satnav doesnt really work in india.. they have developed it... but i think its probably only in delhi or something cause i remember hearing that it is in delhi... but not in bombay atleast...
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