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Old 05-26-2005, 20:19   #1 (permalink)
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Finally.....I have the power

Well after 5 months of dodgy tunes and running up and down the coast trying to find a descent tuner for my car I finally found a tune that works.

To put it simply Simon from Xtreme has turned a fluffy animal into a very angry beast. Idle along in 1st gear and just squeeze the throttle and look in the rear view to see a cloud of smoke which I had just left behind me as the Dunlops scream for traction. It will do this for 1st gear and a deep into second gear.

Anyone that says they still prefer the rumble of a V8 over one of these things has to see it for themselves. I am a big V8 fan at heart and I did miss that V8 rumble when I first got the T but not any more. The Whoooooosh will do me just fine..

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Old 05-27-2005, 09:31   #2 (permalink)
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Sounds good mate!

Have you got any other mods appart from the edit? What power have you got?

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Old 05-27-2005, 14:57   #3 (permalink)
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Well after 5 months of dodgy tunes and running up and down the coast trying to find a descent tuner for my car I finally found a tune that works.

To put it simply Simon from Xtreme has turned a fluffy animal into a very angry beast. Idle along in 1st gear and just squeeze the throttle and look in the rear view to see a cloud of smoke which I had just left behind me as the Dunlops scream for traction. It will do this for 1st gear and a deep into second gear.

Anyone that says they still prefer the rumble of a V8 over one of these things has to see it for themselves. I am a big V8 fan at heart and I did miss that V8 rumble when I first got the T but not any more. The Whoooooosh will do me just fine..

Thanks Simon
Absolutely great news Glen!!!!!

Thats sold me, I know where my flasher's going when the custom tune time comes!

I'm afraid I still prefer the rumble of a V8!!! Turbo's fit on 8's too! ( check out Rod's ute!!!! )

Tho personally I'd go a blower if I ever gave up N/A.
Very pleased to hear the dissappoinment is behind, have fun mate!
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Old 05-27-2005, 22:49   #4 (permalink)
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Glen, what can i say......I really felt for you..... YOu had a bad run.. i didnt care about anything accept making your edit expieriance a good one.
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Old 05-28-2005, 01:25   #5 (permalink)
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Sounds good mate!

Have you got any other mods appart from the edit? What power have you got?

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Only other mod is XR8 snorkel. Havent dynoed it yet, but I will let you know when I do and what it gets.
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Anyone that says they still prefer the rumble of a V8 over one of these things has to see it for themselves. I am a big V8 fan at heart and I did miss that V8 rumble when I first got the T but not any more. The Whoooooosh will do me just fine..

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Oh how i know how you feel..........
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Old 05-28-2005, 02:40   #7 (permalink)
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Oh how i know how you feel..........

pfft... i cant even get ya to ring me u wanker to say hi about your new car....
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C'mon you loosers(he he, joking) there's nothing like a V8. Any car can go fast but nothing sounds like a V8!
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Old 05-28-2005, 03:01   #9 (permalink)
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pfft... i cant even get ya to ring me u wanker to say hi about your new car....

haha give me a break, i've been busy driving it and buying a fiesta for the mrs..

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haha give me a break, i've been busy driving it and buying a fiesta for the mrs..

call now
My girlfriend has a Black LX, very solid little car and great fun to drive!

She will love it!
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