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Old 12-23-2003, 16:00   #1 (permalink)
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Well after reading about others experiences for the last 3 mths I can now experience it all for myself......one harvest green XR8 picked up yesterday.

The smile is only getting bigger!!

Thank you to everyone who responded to my questions and to all the useful information and ideas on the forum in general. This forum was invaluable in helping choose car and options......

Thanks All.
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congratulations Now get out and drive that bugger!
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Old 12-23-2003, 16:55   #3 (permalink)
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Well after reading about others experiences for the last 3 mths I can now experience it all for myself......one harvest green XR8 picked up yesterday.

The smile is only getting bigger!!

Thank you to everyone who responded to my questions and to all the useful information and ideas on the forum in general. This forum was invaluable in helping choose car and options......

Thanks All.
Congratulations Mr_XR. I got your email, but you have email disabled in your profile so I cannot send you anything back. Can you email again with your email address, or enable it in your profile
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conmgrats mate... were all very envoius of u... let us know how ya go with it!
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Mr_XR Congratulations enjoy your new beast, how about a picture of your new ride...
dont know if i have seen a green one yet....
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Congrats Mr_XR!
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Old 12-27-2003, 22:01   #7 (permalink)
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HAHA aint it sweet, my utes got about 400 kays on it now an i reckon i had a woody the whole time!!
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Congrats. I know the feeling well, though I just went and ordered one as soon as I could, no need for a test drive even. I've wanted one since they before they were released. And pics are a must!

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Old 12-28-2003, 04:48   #9 (permalink)
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Pic's are coming.....will take some this week. The bonnet is not the only place with a bulge.... i hope this feeling never wears off....

Got a coupla ideas...not sure what to do though
1. Lower
2. Exhaust
3. Leave Stock

Any ideas or experiences??
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Well, I lowered mine, King springs and am very happy with it. I took the rear muffler out and it does sound better. Much more like a V8 Supercar now. I'll let it bed in for a bit longer and see what I think. I didn't mind the stock sound too much, but it was a tad quiet.

I also got new dba slotted rotors all round along with Ferodo Formula pads.
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