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      07-07-2011, 02:18 PM   #23
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Car looks great Mike!

You guys are right AMS does make some amazing parts for sure!

erio: let me know if we can help, I would be happy to take care of you! I have yet to see the 2012 in Silver so get on those pictures

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      07-07-2011, 02:47 PM   #24
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Car looks great Mike!

You guys are right AMS does make some amazing parts for sure!

erio: let me know if we can help, I would be happy to take care of you! I have yet to see the 2012 in Silver so get on those pictures

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For sure. I will be in touch. I will get those pics up soon. I have yet to hear one with an aftermarket exhaust in person. Some of the ones I have heard online sound very nice.
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      07-09-2011, 03:07 AM   #25
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Congrats on the MONSTER Torque!

Those definitely look like some quality parts and looks like they perform as well as they look!
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      07-09-2011, 08:01 AM   #26
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Congrats Mike
Thanks! I hope to actually get more involved with tuning using this car. Cobb has software called AccessTuner Race that allows owners to make changes. You can actually make live changes without having to flash the ECU each time with the new ALPHA software, but its not released for the 2012 model yet.

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Nice. I just picked up my super silver 2012 a week ago. I normally buy black. However, the silver really brings out the lines and looks amazing at night. I will try to post some pics later.
Those times are amazing. I have yet to see the deep blue pearl in person....looks sick.
Even without mods, this thing is already like a freakin fighter jet. I initially hesitated as I love my e92 M3 and bmw in general, but I wanted a change for a while and once I test drove a 2010 I was sold. The 2012 has a comfort mode which is actually pretty good in my opinion. I'm in GA as well so I may be giving topspeed a call for an midpipe/catback setup at some point.
Cico can definitely hook you up! Topspeed has one of the best GT-R tuners also.

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damned right! AMS FTMFW! I've been into their work and products since i got my Evo back in 2003... Now that they are working on GTR stuff, i'm definitely going though them when i get a GTR in the stables
Great job Mike... you haven't slowed down one bit
Thanks!

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You've picked out some great mods! Any chance of vids?
Coming soon!

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Congrats on the MONSTER Torque!
Those definitely look like some quality parts and looks like they perform as well as they look!
With all of that TQ it feels like my ESS M3 w/ the nitrous turned on all the time.
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      07-09-2011, 02:47 PM   #27
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So sick! Im jealous, my next ride will be a 2012+
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      07-09-2011, 06:34 PM   #28
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New video of the car launching from the rear! Great sound with the AMS DPs, so turn up the volume.

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AMAZING!!! These new 2012 R35s are seriously quick. Their Launch Control is incredible!
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      07-12-2011, 09:52 AM   #30
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Damn! Soo awesome! More mods coming?
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      07-12-2011, 10:03 AM   #31
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Awesome car. Glad you keep posting here!
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      07-12-2011, 10:50 AM   #32
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Cars looking good Mike! Still miss the speed of the M3? haha
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      07-14-2011, 09:22 AM   #33
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Damn! Soo awesome! More mods coming?
Yes! I will be getting larger turbos. Probably the AMS Alpha9 turbos, but I might go with the Alpha10 series if I can swing the bill.

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Awesome car. Glad you keep posting here!
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Cars looking good Mike! Still miss the speed of the M3? haha
I do miss the sound of the S65 at 8000 rpms! The M3 was a sleeper compared to this car. The GT-R gets a lot of attention... including the bad kind.
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The GT-R gets a lot of attention... including the bad kind.
From ricers or cops? Care to elaborate?
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      07-14-2011, 10:26 AM   #35
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Not being too familiar with GTR's, does Nissan still limit launch controls before denying warranty like they did in the beginning? I sure hope not.

What about them knowing if you took your car to a track? Can they tell if the car has been to a known track via a GPS tracker or was that all just folklore?
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      07-14-2011, 05:14 PM   #36
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From ricers or cops? Care to elaborate?
Cops and haters...

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Not being too familiar with GTR's, does Nissan still limit launch controls before denying warranty like they did in the beginning? I sure hope not.

What about them knowing if you took your car to a track? Can they tell if the car has been to a known track via a GPS tracker or was that all just folklore?
Launch control is now covered under warrenty. As long as you don't modify the stock ECU tune they don't care if you race the car.
However, as most of you already know I always say goodbye to my engine/drivetrain warranty since I do major mods that no manufacturer would cover.
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      07-15-2011, 12:59 PM   #37
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Wow. Seems a little faster than the M3. Tiny bit. Ok, maybe a lot. Very nice BTW.
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      07-15-2011, 01:02 PM   #38
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Does topspeed do anything with m3's? I need a good performance shop an Ga!!
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      07-17-2011, 04:14 PM   #39
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I wonder what Mike's car would have done on Top Gear's Track. 2012 Godzilla did some serious damage across the pond.

http://www.nagtroc.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=59369
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      07-17-2011, 11:27 PM   #40
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I think I'm going to buy a GTR!
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      07-18-2011, 09:50 AM   #41
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I think I'm going to buy a GTR!
You will not regret it.

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      07-19-2011, 02:22 AM   #42
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Definitely a sick car. Only problem is the high maintenance costs.

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      07-19-2011, 02:45 AM   #43
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damn 1:17.8 around top gear track

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Definitely a sick car. Only problem is the high maintenance costs.
Depends on what you call high.

I think it's rather reasonable... heck, even 'cheap' if you compare it to the maintenance cost of anything else you can get with similar performance.

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