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Loco Vette 05-18-2019 06:50pm

Why do I even try?
 
Sitting here watching the Mecum auction. Guy says "Why did anyone pay $280K for a Ford?" (2005 Ford GT). I tell him that car is fast as crap and would a blast to drive. He says "My Infiniti M37 will do 260." I call bullshit. He says "Yes it will. That's what the speedometer goes to."


:banghead:

JRD77VET 05-18-2019 06:52pm

Was that the ass clown from work who always puts his foot in his mouth? :D

Loco Vette 05-18-2019 06:59pm

Nope. No way I would spend any time watching anything with him.

MrPeabody 05-18-2019 07:12pm

When I was selling cars, you wouldn't believe what some people thought about their car's value, performance, gas mileage, rarity, etc.

m and t's77 05-18-2019 07:35pm

Quote:

Originally Posted by Loco Vette (Post 1670701)
Sitting here watching the Mecum auction. Guy says "Why did anyone pay $280K for a Ford?" (2005 Ford GT). I tell him that car is fast as crap and would a blast to drive. He says "My Infiniti M37 will do 260." I call bullshit. He says "Yes it will. That's what the speedometer goes to."


:banghead:

Is that kilometers?:dance:

Stangkiller 05-18-2019 07:56pm

Please tell me that was somebody in your cc.

BADRACR1 05-18-2019 08:33pm

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Originally Posted by m and t's77 (Post 1670708)
Is that kilometers?:dance:

What I was thinking.:seasix:

BADRACR1 05-18-2019 08:34pm

I work for Nissan and I can unequivocally say...bullshit. They are governed at 147 mph at the ecu and begin to go into fail safe (retards cylinder fire). With the governor bypassed electronically top speed is about 154 mph. I know of one with a few mods (intake and exhaust) that will hit 160. That's it, folks.:shots:

That is about 260 kph.

boracayjohnny 05-18-2019 10:53pm

He's a great candidate to sell a bridge, a magic pill to lose weight, or a guaranteed 20% return on an investment.

69camfrk 05-19-2019 05:15am

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Originally Posted by boracayjohnny (Post 1670723)
He's a great candidate to sell a bridge, a magic pill to lose weight, or a guaranteed 20% return on an investment.

Everybody already has magic pills Johnny. Trade name is Viagra!:rofl: The 20% return on an investment though, I'm very interested in. Actually I want the Hillary return. Invest 1k get back 100k within the year. Now that is what I call a return.:seasix:

VITE1 05-19-2019 05:24am

And I bet he votes.

Mike Mercury 05-19-2019 07:48am

Quote:

Originally Posted by Loco Vette (Post 1670701)
He says "My Infiniti M37 will do 260." I call bullshit. He says "Yes it will. That's what the speedometer goes to."


:banghead:

and... he's probably looking at the KPH scale.




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mrvette 05-19-2019 08:11am

2 waze to measure speed, cop radar, and GPS, out of the two, I think GPS is more accurate.....I know my speedo is good till 80 witch is really 78mph.....

at 100 mph, it's really only 94 mph.....and so forth......

tach over indicated 10-15% also, proven by driving the HEI with a digital audio osciallator, driving a power transistor, running off the tach out of the HEI.....a cliplead setup, easy do, and tracked by my Tektronics Scope,

tach is from a '75+ shark, in my '72 hotrod.....so it's electronic, not cable....

and it over indicated about 4-800 rpm above 2500 rpm.....worse a higher RPM's of course.....

600 rpm idle is ten revs/second or 5 sparks/second per cylinder....50 sparks/second is really slo for the electronics.....but 6000 rpm for the engine....

:dance:

simpleman68 05-19-2019 08:42am

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boracayjohnny 05-19-2019 10:09am

Quote:

Originally Posted by 69camfrk (Post 1670728)
Everybody already has magic pills Johnny. Trade name is Viagra!:rofl: The 20% return on an investment though, I'm very interested in. Actually I want the Hillary return. Invest 1k get back 100k within the year. Now that is what I call a return.:seasix:

:D

When ya start working with ole Hildawg, ya gotta be careful or you'll end up committing suicide. The Arkancide is three shots to the back of the head and the ME/Coroner will swear it's suicide.

87 Ragtop 05-19-2019 10:49am

The auction people are counting on people with that mentality :dance:

Loco Vette 05-19-2019 11:08am

Quote:

Originally Posted by Stangkiller (Post 1670711)
Please tell me that was somebody in your cc.

Nope. I wouldn't have been that nice :-D

datawiz 05-19-2019 11:58am

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chinaski 05-19-2019 01:18pm

Yes a naturally aspirated 3.7 V6 can compete with a Supercharged 5.4 V8 don't you know anything?

DAB 05-19-2019 01:32pm

you need a pic of a train's speedo, showing a top end of say 230mph....


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