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11-14-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,798
Posted By TomTom77

Do it. Trust me, based on experience owning both,...

Do it. Trust me, based on experience owning both, I can safely make that statement.

The vast majority of the arguments of not buying a Ferrari are prejudices, IMHO. Maybe apart from the...
10-31-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,350
Posted By TomTom77

I'm not a track-day junkie by a long shot, but...

I'm not a track-day junkie by a long shot, but still have done 50 or so in my life. The average of 1 observed accident per day seems accurate enough. Statistically, if you've got 50 cars or so on...
10-19-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,043
Posted By TomTom77

Here's the 'flaming' video... I should bring the...

Here's the 'flaming' video... I should bring the marshmallows next time! ;-)
Ferrari 458 Speciale back-firing on track - Yas Marina Circuit - YouTube
10-19-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,043
Posted By TomTom77

I know, there's no way escaping these lights on...

I know, there's no way escaping these lights on that track. I'm uploading the clip later...
10-19-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,043
Posted By TomTom77

Who cares about reliability, warranty, service...

Who cares about reliability, warranty, service and resale when your (stock) Fiat does this?

Jokes aside, the reliability with very heavy track use has been great. Service (over here) way better...
10-17-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,397
Posted By TomTom77

Those 2 things are not related, I've been told....

Those 2 things are not related, I've been told. Have been shopping for all this stuff over the last couple of weeks because I'll join the new TRD 86 Cup races at Yas coming season. Full face is...
09-17-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 1,258,660
Posted By TomTom77

I'm not sure the 3.8l is so common. And if it...

I'm not sure the 3.8l is so common. And if it will end up that way (which I doubt), it's quite possible that this is not the last N/A GT3 RS, because a 4.0L could still follow. Which I doubt too.
09-12-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,441
Posted By TomTom77

I couldn't agree more with chizi. And even IF you...

I couldn't agree more with chizi. And even IF you bottom out on the way towards the Jais, you'll replace the black front strip. Do that twice a year (you won't, but for example) and you'll save...
09-11-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,441
Posted By TomTom77

Congratulations, aamersa! I'm curious to see...

Congratulations, aamersa! I'm curious to see which one you'll end up keeping... or both!
09-09-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,652
Posted By TomTom77

Thanks for that, ameersa! :rockon: I've told you...

Thanks for that, ameersa! :rockon: I've told you what I'd do... :rolleyes:
09-02-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,189
Posted By TomTom77

Actually, it isn't, it's goes a lot further than...

Actually, it isn't, it's goes a lot further than that... See pictures below.
08-30-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,189
Posted By TomTom77

Insufficient storage room?

For those that are looking for a car for hauling trailers around of just need extra storage space on longer trips... here's your solution!

This is one of the cars joining the yearly Dutch...
08-29-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 1,258,660
Posted By TomTom77

I'm convinced... that they are not! :icon501:

I'm convinced... that they are not! :icon501:
08-29-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 1,258,660
Posted By TomTom77

There's actually 2 dealers in the UAE, Macca. One...

There's actually 2 dealers in the UAE, Macca. One (Al Naboodah) in Dubai (who sells about 1,200 Porsches per year, I've been told) and one in Abu Dhabi (Ali & Sons). The latter one is a bit smaller...
08-10-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,931
Posted By TomTom77

I dropped my Speciale at the dealership today for...

I dropped my Speciale at the dealership today for new brake pads and tires. The sales guy threw me the keys of the new California T to try out for the afternoon. I must admit that I never drove the...
07-19-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 120,448
Posted By TomTom77

Sorry, off-topic. But here it is, WSH. We've done...

Sorry, off-topic. But here it is, WSH. We've done (my wife mostly, it's her daily driver) about 3k km with it already. I really like it. Even the sound isn't too bad, but I'm going to put an...
07-18-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 120,448
Posted By TomTom77

Some say white is dull. I don't agree. Especially...

Some say white is dull. I don't agree. Especially not on these cars... :jumper:
07-18-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 120,448
Posted By TomTom77

Hey Calexio, as I said, he is a very good friend...

Hey Calexio, as I said, he is a very good friend (with an amazing fleet of cars). These two are the 2 of the more special ones though...

I got the 535d from Hertz. They even have an M5 if you want...
07-17-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 120,448
Posted By TomTom77

Unfortunately not. I tried to ship the Speciale...

Unfortunately not. I tried to ship the Speciale over (as I've done before with the GT-R), but insurance due to the theft cover proved impossible because cars here don't have an alarm system, let...
07-17-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 120,448
Posted By TomTom77

Mine's back. Finally I'm off to Europe for about...

Mine's back. Finally I'm off to Europe for about a month... epic timing!
07-15-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 42,998
Posted By TomTom77

That roads is 3 lanes wide and brand new. And...

That roads is 3 lanes wide and brand new. And leads to the top of the mountain, where it stops for now. In my 3 outings there, I've seen about 15 other cars in total.

Downside is that heavy rain...
07-11-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 42,998
Posted By TomTom77

Fully agreed on almost throttle, steering and...

Fully agreed on almost throttle, steering and gearbox settings. I have them in the same settings (Sport / Comfort / middle), most of the time when driving normally. You're also spot-on regarding...
07-03-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 17,870
Posted By TomTom77

Congratulations, Clocked! Amazing car. I recently...

Congratulations, Clocked! Amazing car. I recently drove on the Yas Marina track and was blown away by the engine. It's like your strapped onto a rocket, amazing. Sure, it's a 'big' GT, but for what...
07-02-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 42,998
Posted By TomTom77

Correct, I started that process already. The...

Correct, I started that process already. The answer that I got today was the dealership cannot overwrite that module themselves, but need a overriding module change from BMW AG for that. Just taking...
Forum: GT4
07-02-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 379,197
Posted By TomTom77

Yeah, in CSL form, it will be amazing. They need...

Yeah, in CSL form, it will be amazing. They need to lose weight drastically!

If I need to chose between NA 6-cylinder with PDK versus turbo-charged 6-cylinder with manual, I'll probably pick the...
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