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      07-11-2008, 07:08 PM   #1
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For those who say they don't like Melbourne Red








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      07-11-2008, 07:12 PM   #2
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I like MR but I like the AW M5 better!! :P jk
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      07-11-2008, 07:15 PM   #3
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      07-11-2008, 07:59 PM   #4
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      07-11-2008, 08:37 PM   #5
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I love it as well.
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      07-11-2008, 09:56 PM   #6
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I really like that AW M5 too! LOL
But that MR is no joke!
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      07-11-2008, 10:20 PM   #7
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Absolutely nothing wrong with that...
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      07-11-2008, 10:46 PM   #8
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      07-11-2008, 10:48 PM   #9
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      07-11-2008, 10:53 PM   #10
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      07-12-2008, 08:01 AM   #11
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I really like that AW M5 too! LOL
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      07-12-2008, 09:01 AM   #12
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couldn't help myself with a couple quick PS. the MR really stands out now against the b/w background.
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      07-12-2008, 09:18 AM   #13
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What is up with the PIGS written on the road? I guess people really hate cops in North Carolina?
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      07-12-2008, 10:42 AM   #14
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looks great...what road is that? Deals Gap?
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      07-12-2008, 11:20 AM   #15
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looks great...what road is that? Deals Gap?
at first it looked like Taconic Pkwy or Bear Mountain Pkwy, but then I Carolina so I figured Deals Gap too.
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      07-12-2008, 12:52 PM   #16
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looks great...what road is that? Deals Gap?
right on the $. ToD/Deal's Gap.
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      07-12-2008, 12:59 PM   #17
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ahhh love tail of the dragon....such an awesome road.
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      07-12-2008, 02:26 PM   #18
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      07-12-2008, 06:22 PM   #19
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What is up with the PIGS written on the road? I guess people really hate cops in North Carolina?
That's actually on the Tennessee side of the ToD, and the story with that (although writing that on the road is a totally inane thing to do) is that the Tenn Highway Patrol were TOTALLY harrassing the drivers, stopping them for 32 in 30 zones and stuff like that. So a whole bunch of vids on Youtube started popping up and they were getting a horrible reputation. In the meantime, people starting voicing their dismay with garbage like you saw on the road. The LEOs have been actively trying to improve their image recently.

In a road that has 318 turns in 11 miles, what they should really do is spend their time preventing 18-wheelers from trying to traverse the ToD. And stop harrassing the sports-car crowd. Several people have died on the ToD every year for the last 6 or 7 years, and they have all been bikers. Intense road - you're heart is pumping 200 times a minute and your hands are sweating the whole way. And if you can drive it in under 20 minutes you were ABSOLUTELY BOOKING IT!

While I was there last we saw a fleet of disguised CTS-Vs that were testing on the ToD and were apparently using a 6-series as their handling benchmark (there were 2 with the group).
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      07-12-2008, 06:47 PM   #20
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The only vibrant colour on offer. The rest are dull. White doesn't count. It's uber cool.
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      07-12-2008, 07:43 PM   #21
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Very beautiful M3 man, too bad it does not have CF roof....
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      07-12-2008, 09:36 PM   #22
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I dont think I've ever seen anyone post any dislike for Melbourne Red on this forum. Great car nonentheless.
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