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Forum: Domestic Cars 04-29-2005, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,711
Posted By Gothicaleigh
Always start with the basics. Freer flowing...

Always start with the basics.

Freer flowing intake and exhaust would be my first upgrades to any vehicle that I wanted more performance from. Probably finish off that $4k with sport wheels and tires...
Forum: Domestic Cars 04-28-2005, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 891
Posted By Gothicaleigh
Really depends on what your main purpose for the...

Really depends on what your main purpose for the car will be.
Will it be your daily driver?
Are you more likely to take it to the dragstrip or the track?
Forum: General Chat 04-20-2005, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,453
Posted By Gothicaleigh
I believe that the manufacturer you are looking...

I believe that the manufacturer you are looking for is Photoshop.

They look like those (forget what they're called) mini-RC toy cars...
Forum: Domestic Cars 04-19-2005, 05:14 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,945
Posted By Gothicaleigh
We'll see this fall when both are released. The...

We'll see this fall when both are released. The STS rides on the formidable Sigma platform that underpins the CTS-V, which has already more than proven to be the equal of either M class bimmer. Now...
Forum: Motorsports 04-19-2005, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,460
Posted By Gothicaleigh
Round 3 - Road Atlanta Cadillac finishes 1-2-3...

Round 3 - Road Atlanta


Cadillac finishes 1-2-3 and once again inspires...
Forum: Domestic Cars 04-18-2005, 08:19 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,945
Posted By Gothicaleigh
The STS-V doesn't need 600-whatever horse to...

The STS-V doesn't need 600-whatever horse to compete with the new M5, as it does well enough with 440hp (and look at the price difference!)...

2006 BMW M5
500hp 384 lb ft of torque
0-60 in 4.7...
Forum: Domestic Cars 04-18-2005, 07:52 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,945
Posted By Gothicaleigh
Really? I've owned a 3 series and my current CTS...

Really? I've owned a 3 series and my current CTS is much larger. You obviously haven't seen the two cars next to each other.

As for the 5 series, the CTS' dimensions match up very close:
Cadillac...
Forum: Domestic Cars 04-18-2005, 06:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,945
Posted By Gothicaleigh
:doh: XLR-V 440hp STS-V (I'm on the waiting...

:doh:

XLR-V
440hp

STS-V (I'm on the waiting list at my dealer for one of these btw)
440hp

They both use the exact same handbuilt 440hp Supercharged Northstar. It's been confirmed that the 06 CTS-V...
Forum: European Imports 04-17-2005, 04:35 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 30,742
Posted By Gothicaleigh
Yeah, but the torque is surprisingly low. 500hp...

Yeah, but the torque is surprisingly low.

500hp 384 lb ft of torque
0-60 in 4.7 seconds (manufacturer est.)
Top Speed: 155 mph
$90,000



Still, a V10 powered M5 is very attractive, but I think...
Forum: General Chat 03-31-2005, 01:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,092
Posted By Gothicaleigh
I believe this is what he is referring...

I believe this is what he is referring to:





Coincidence?
Forum: Classic Cars 03-28-2005, 08:26 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,024
Posted By Gothicaleigh
Sounds like a challenge :twisted: . Give us some...

Sounds like a challenge :twisted: .
Give us some examples to prove it (Monaros, Falcons, whatever) and I'll see if I can respond with an American to match...
This is going to be entertaining... ...
Forum: Domestic Cars 03-25-2005, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,704
Posted By Gothicaleigh
I've always had a good experience with Michelin's...

I've always had a good experience with Michelin's Pilot Sport performance line. Good tire on dry or wet without the tire noise that many other performance brands have. You'll pay considerably more...
Forum: General Chat 03-25-2005, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,367
Posted By Gothicaleigh
http://www.detnews.com/2005/autosinsider/0503/25/A...

http://www.detnews.com/2005/autosinsider/0503/25/A01-128984.htm

http://www.detnews.com/pix/2005/03/25/asec/gm_pontiac_buick_gfx_032505.jpg
Forum: General Chat 03-25-2005, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By Gothicaleigh
Really? Chevrolet's best sellers are the Impala...

Really?
Chevrolet's best sellers are the Impala and the Silverado.

Top Ten Best Selling Cars 2004

Ford F-series.......................202-380hp
Chevrolet Silverado...............195-345hp
Dodge...
Forum: Off Topic 03-25-2005, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,212
Posted By Gothicaleigh
Cool Sony PSP (PlayStation Portable)

So, has anyone bought one yet?

Very cool device. I'm seeing how long I can hold out before I end up purchasing one (historically, chances aren't very good that I will show restraint for long :p )....
Forum: General Chat 03-24-2005, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By Gothicaleigh
Ignoring the fact that trucks and SUVs make up a...

Ignoring the fact that trucks and SUVs make up a good portion of the vehicles in this country, here are the Chevy numbers including only those that would be defined as a 'car':

218.46hp Still a good...
Forum: General Chat 03-24-2005, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,834
Posted By Gothicaleigh
GM takes the first wise step to turning it all...

GM takes the first wise step to turning it all around:

http://cnn.netscape.cnn.com/ns/news/story.jsp?id=2005032315440002961051&dt=20050323154400&w=RTR&coview=

GM has always been it's own worst...
Forum: General Chat 03-24-2005, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By Gothicaleigh
To give an example, I'll even use quite possibly...

To give an example, I'll even use quite possibly the most average company out there, Chevrolet (ducks from the Chevy fans):

Aveo - 103hp
Cobalt - 145hp
Cobalt SS - 205hp
Cavalier - 140hp
Malibu -...
Forum: General Chat 03-24-2005, 01:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,360
Posted By Gothicaleigh
Is that why Car&Driver and MotorTrend outsell...

Is that why Car&Driver and MotorTrend outsell the tuner rags? ;)
Forum: Domestic Cars 03-23-2005, 04:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,927
Posted By Gothicaleigh
That is very vague and open. Do you base your...

That is very vague and open. Do you base your answer on absolute performance? Power? Efficiency? Innovation?
Forum: European Imports 03-23-2005, 03:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,527
Posted By Gothicaleigh
The only cars for model year 2004 to receive...

The only cars for model year 2004 to receive perfect ratings by the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway...
Forum: General Chat 03-23-2005, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,834
Posted By Gothicaleigh
Don't misunderstand, right now is no time to be a...

Don't misunderstand, right now is no time to be a GM shareholder, but to go around crying that they're going bankrupt couldn't be further from the truth.

Interested in GM stock?
Don't buy yet. The...
Forum: General Chat 03-23-2005, 01:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By Gothicaleigh
A few ideas: -Point out to him that under 200hp...

A few ideas:

-Point out to him that under 200hp doesn't leave you with too many choices anymore (the average car's horse is now well above 200).

-Explain to him that horse doesn't necessarily...
Forum: European Imports 03-22-2005, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,755
Posted By Gothicaleigh
We may get the BLS in America around 2010 riding...

We may get the BLS in America around 2010 riding on the Epsilon platform.
Forum: General Chat 03-22-2005, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,834
Posted By Gothicaleigh
The whole automotive industry is down right now....

The whole automotive industry is down right now. GM, being the largest manufacturer of automobiles, of course sees the largest loss from this. The losses aren't surprising.

GM going bankrupt...
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