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      03-14-2008, 07:52 PM   #23
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A 4s lap gap isn't close, its a ass whooping.
Absolutely, I was really talking about the straight line numbers. That whooping was clear and goes without saying I guess. It was worth it for you to add to my post for sure.
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      03-14-2008, 10:47 PM   #24
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What is interesting is that with a E36 M3 sedan (with cams, 280 hP) I ran that sam configuration at Reno-Fernley in 2:26.9. Their 414 hp M3 ran it in 2:34.2. I did have Toyo RA1 tires (worth about 4 seconds per lap) and a street/track suspension, but geez. Makes me wonder how bad the test driver was in this comparo.
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      03-15-2008, 12:46 AM   #25
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What is interesting is that with a E36 M3 sedan (with cams, 280 hP) I ran that sam configuration at Reno-Fernley in 2:26.9. Their 414 hp M3 ran it in 2:34.2. I did have Toyo RA1 tires (worth about 4 seconds per lap) and a street/track suspension, but geez. Makes me wonder how bad the test driver was in this comparo.
Usually they are pretty bad. One of the reasons I will often write off these reviews is usually its the easiest to drive car that wins, not the fastest. However, the rankings are in line with those of other reviews so thats something...

Last time I was at reno I ran H (after it stopped snowing). And the full config the 2nd day. I do wish they would fix the big ass bumps on the back straight.
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Usually they are pretty bad. One of the reasons I will often write off these reviews is usually its the easiest to drive car that wins, not the fastest. However, the rankings are in line with those of other reviews so thats something...

Last time I was at reno I ran H (after it stopped snowing). And the full config the 2nd day. I do wish they would fix the big ass bumps on the back straight.
I did the full track at Reno that one time and it was not very impressive (track design, bumpiness, flow). Not worth the drive out there. I got down to 2:01.3 at Thunderhill (running the bypass) and 1:50.3 at Infinion with the M3 and Hankook C51s, full track suspension. I know you run the Elise. You ever do time trial with NASA? It is good fun!
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