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Old 21st May 2004, 22:05   #1
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Just about wrapped up the days work at 4 pm this evening when I got a call from my friend Suraj, the guy who owns Team Motor Works . Told me that he had an old MG for restoration ( Yep hes the guy who restored the Mustang). Sounded good. Next he told he had a 94 Supra over at his place and asked to drop by. So since I was free I decided to pay him a visit before heading home.

Reached the workshop at bout 4.45 pm . Met up with Suraj and chatted a while after which he showed me the Supra. It was a quite dirty since it was there for cleaning n polish but what the heck . He took the car out and we went for a spin round Juhu. A while later he stopped the car aside and asked " Wanna try it?" You bet I did. Started the car and drove off . .It s pretty low car but I was pretty comforatble driving even though I'm short.. We got to a deserted road near his workshop and then it was the time to let loose. Stopped the car. Put in 1st gear, revved it up and I was off . Amazing wheels spins as I went through the gears red lining it every time I shifted, and before I knew it I was way past the 100 kmph mark. This was a 5 speed manual and the gearshift was slick typical Japanese I could hear the turbos whistle , really divine. The twin Turbos kickin in is really something.

Had a good time rippin it around gave the scare to a couple of rickshaws.. really enjoyed myself

After the drive I took some pictures and here they are .. like I said the car wasnt really clean but FAST it was...

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The front .. check out the pop ups



The rear



The engine



Twin turbo baby



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Old 21st May 2004, 22:27   #2
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Hey that's neat. Though it looks more like a Corvette from the front, i'm sure it revved and felt, pure Japanese.

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Yeah Shantanu typical Japanese very smooth indeed and it was so good to see the pop ups ...

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looks very menacing, and the engine bay looks great for a car that is from 1994. someday i wish i get to drive a twin turbo too. anybody got any specs on the car?
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theres one guy in Bangalore who has tried to modify one of these to look like a ferrari - total failure
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Quote[/b] ]theres one guy in Bangalore who has tried to modify one of these to look like a ferrari - total failure
Let a Supra be a Supra
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Smash somes beasts!!
Sweet!
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lucky you dippy........good to know u enjoyed the drive. was thinkin what a good coat of standox, fat rubber+alloys and a killer sound system would do to this baby. wdnt it rock???
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Dippy,

Your friend is always getting the vintage wrong on his cars, last I remember he had also misquoted the Mustangs year of manufacture. The Supra you drove is the Mark 3 generation which was manufactured from 1986 - 1992. I guess the turbo spec you drove pumps close to 230 bhp.

Great report of the drive and I truly envy you for driving the Mustang first at this garage...and now the Supra!

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Quote:
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Quote[/b] (Dippy @ May 21 2004,20:35)]It was a quite dirty since it was there for cleaning n polish but what the heck .


it was the time to let loose. Stopped the car. Put in 1st gear, revved it up and I was off . Amazing wheels spins as I went through the gears red lining it every time I shifted
Hey Dippy,

Sounds cool!
I just hope that the owner of the car isnt a member of TBHP to read about you driving his car like that!!

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check out the Ferrari Supra
http://www.chameleoncars.com/customisedcars.html
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hey dippy
read abt the mustang in auto india
did you post its driving impression and pics on tbhp?
if yes please provide link
thx!
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doesnt the car from sides and front look like "kitt" from knight rider?!!!

btw which is the car in that program?
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Quote[/b] (aadix @ May 22 2004,09:23)]doesnt the car from sides and front look like "kitt" from knight rider?!!!

btw which is the car in that program?
Pontiac firebird
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isn't this car for sale? Or has it been sold and now there for some work? I thought I saw an ad for this in AutocarIndia.
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