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  Reply # 1381107 7-Sep-2015 13:23
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TimA: I have hit over double the limit over the bridge. Scary to say the least.

Which lane?


Inside lanes heading south, Clip ons are way way too ruthless, Id get air at those speeds.




 


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  Reply # 1381133 7-Sep-2015 13:59
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Talkiet:
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TimA:
radicall:
TimA:
Dream car:


Had one of these back in the yuppie hay days, royal blue and awesome vehicle, turbo charged and best memory I survived to tell a tale of is a 143 km per hour trip across the harbour bridge, sensational.


I have hit over double the limit over the bridge. Scary to say the least.



I have never done those sort of speeds on public roads but I did take a friends race ready Ford Falcon out on Manfeild and did around 270kmh. I nearly needed an underwear change and my pulse rate was at around 200bpm I reckon.
Huge buzz to drive at that speed, but it showed me just how fast things could go very wrong. To cover the main straight in such a short time was scary.


Chuckle... You probably set the alltime lap record at Manfield if you hit 270Kmh :-)

Cheers - N


I probably had my foot planted by terror and fear induced hallucinations seeing light speed being recorded on the speedo. I remember clearly the sheer terror at the acceleration off the start line.
I drove my own car home after and it felt like a model T Ford, it was a Holden Monaro




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  Reply # 1381139 7-Sep-2015 14:05
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I probably had my foot planted by terror and fear induced hallucinations seeing light speed being recorded on the speedo. I remember clearly the sheer terror at the acceleration off the start line.
I drove my own car home after and it felt like a model T Ford, it was a Holden Monaro


Chuckle... I understand. A few years ago I paid someone a small bunch of money and they let me drive their mid 90's Formula 1 car. Now that was fast. I've driven some apparently fast cars before and since (F458 included), including a few racing cars. They all felt like a 1998 1300cc automatic Corolla in comparison.

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  Reply # 1381151 7-Sep-2015 14:30
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bazzer:
TimA: I have hit over double the limit over the bridge. Scary to say the least.

Which lane?


Inside lanes heading south, Clip ons are way way too ruthless, Id get air at those speeds.

Do you mean the outside lanes?

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  Reply # 1381160 7-Sep-2015 14:36
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TimA:
radicall:
TimA:
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Had one of these back in the yuppie hay days, royal blue and awesome vehicle, turbo charged and best memory I survived to tell a tale of is a 143 km per hour trip across the harbour bridge, sensational.


I have hit over double the limit over the bridge. Scary to say the least.



When would one ever be able to achieve that, I just spent a week in Auckland and I don't think we ever got above 50k on the bridge


Try 3 am, also a few years back.

Get the run up over the incline, hit the peak well down the other side and inside the safety zone.




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  Reply # 1381165 7-Sep-2015 14:44
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Fastest car I've ever driven was a 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S 

I have driven a fair number of fast cars, but that thing was literally like a scalded cat.

It made my S4 v8 seem very ordinary after.

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  Reply # 1381168 7-Sep-2015 14:45
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Try 3 am, also a few years back.

Get the run up over the incline, hit the peak well down the other side and inside the safety zone.


Never going to happen, I now drive like a Nanna




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  Reply # 1381179 7-Sep-2015 14:51
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radicall:
Try 3 am, also a few years back.

Get the run up over the incline, hit the peak well down the other side and inside the safety zone.


Never going to happen, I now drive like a Nanna


Me too these days!

Although I did contribute a small fortune to the traffic department back when it was not considered as revenue generation and thanks the heavens only one broken collar bone as a result of my madness.

Kids don't do speed on public roads, do as the wise man above and go to a track to get you thrills!!




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  Reply # 1381201 7-Sep-2015 15:11
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radicall:
MikeB4:
radicall:
Try 3 am, also a few years back.

Get the run up over the incline, hit the peak well down the other side and inside the safety zone.


Never going to happen, I now drive like a Nanna


Me too these days!

Although I did contribute a small fortune to the traffic department back when it was not considered as revenue generation and thanks the heavens only one broken collar bone as a result of my madness.

Kids don't do speed on public roads, do as the wise man above and go to a track to get you thrills!!

From experience track is more dangerous than a 3AM motorway run.
Play days get wild with RB warriors drifting and not knowing track etiquette.
Plus no insurance on track.




 


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  Reply # 1381211 7-Sep-2015 15:24
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TimA:
From experience track is more dangerous than a 3AM motorway run.
Play days get wild with RB warriors drifting and not knowing track etiquette.
Plus no insurance on track.


Xbox One is the safest tongue-out




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TimA:
radicall:
MikeB4:
radicall:
Try 3 am, also a few years back.

Get the run up over the incline, hit the peak well down the other side and inside the safety zone.


Never going to happen, I now drive like a Nanna


Me too these days!

Although I did contribute a small fortune to the traffic department back when it was not considered as revenue generation and thanks the heavens only one broken collar bone as a result of my madness.

Kids don't do speed on public roads, do as the wise man above and go to a track to get you thrills!!

From experience track is more dangerous than a 3AM motorway run.
Play days get wild with RB warriors drifting and not knowing track etiquette.
Plus no insurance on track.


You just summed up my biggest piss off with track days. "Drift Spec" heaps and their associated drivers.....

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TimA:
radicall:
MikeB4:
radicall:
Try 3 am, also a few years back.

Get the run up over the incline, hit the peak well down the other side and inside the safety zone.


Never going to happen, I now drive like a Nanna


Me too these days!

Although I did contribute a small fortune to the traffic department back when it was not considered as revenue generation and thanks the heavens only one broken collar bone as a result of my madness.

Kids don't do speed on public roads, do as the wise man above and go to a track to get you thrills!!

From experience track is more dangerous than a 3AM motorway run.
Play days get wild with RB warriors drifting and not knowing track etiquette.
Plus no insurance on track.


You just summed up my biggest piss off with track days. "Drift Spec" heaps and their associated drivers.....


You're going to the wrong track days if you're worried about people drifting.

Cheers - N

ps. But congrats for actually going to a track at all!

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  Reply # 1381223 7-Sep-2015 15:40
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Plus no insurance on track.


If you think that your insurance policy is covering you while you're exceeding the posted speed limit on public roads.........



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TimA:
Plus no insurance on track.


If you think that your insurance policy is covering you while you're exceeding the posted speed limit on public roads.........


I know it isnt. But who would have known what speed someone might do. And on track its outright not covered so.
Also the drift warriors are in all places. Most people get some MX5 or what ever and think they have some Hampton downs rocket and just have no idea and make it difficult for people who have faster tuned cars. Sure i may be in the faster group but you still get that issue even there.






 


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  Reply # 1382104 8-Sep-2015 22:55
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Fastest speed I ever attained in a car on a public road was the equivalent of 234kmh for about 40 minutes on and off en route home on a warm summer night in rural Cambridgeshire B roads, driving a Saab 93 Viggen I owned. Kept the car (loved it) for 6 months before realising I would either die, someone else would die or I would lose my licence if I kept it, so it went in px for a diesel Range Rover.

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