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Charles Murray
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Re: That's the guy
Charles Murray   10/17/2013 6:33:25 PM
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You're definitely right, Thinking_J. Of course, anyone who buys a $1.46 million car can probably afford a few extra sets of tires.

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Thinking_J   10/11/2013 8:31:47 PM
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IF... you drive this car at the track regularly.. at anything approaching 1.6g side load spec.. It will be lucky to get 500 miles on a set of tires. The oil will still last 3,000-7,000 miles. And the tires will cost more than $500 each.

Oil changes? are still likely to cost more than $1000 each time (5-60w, premium stuff ~$280/quart last time I checked)

so.. tires are the bigger expense (if you drive the car hard).

I know .. on my sports car (modified).. 2,000 miles of life is doing good.

This car is for the guy that doesn't want to be bothered to pick up a $500 bill laying on the sidewalk.

Still .... there are worst ways to spend money!

 

Charles Murray
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Re: That's the guy
Charles Murray   10/11/2013 6:07:42 PM
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Yes, he definitely enjoys that skid pad, naperlou.

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GTOlover   10/11/2013 1:52:21 PM
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I want to be that guy! My dream job right there!!!

Charles Murray
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Charles Murray   10/10/2013 1:55:39 PM
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I agree, naperlou. Cool video. The sound is the best part.

tekochip
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tekochip   10/10/2013 9:59:28 AM
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I would have to buy new tires with every oil change.

naperlou
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That's the guy
naperlou   10/10/2013 9:21:17 AM
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Chuck, the guy in this video is the one I was talking about.  When he is driving the car he definately has fun. 



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