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pompy

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Re: OZ 450 SE in RSA
« Reply #60 on: 20 May 2011, 05:18 AM »
I have been nursing it for 380kms untill yesterday when a bit of rage had me floor the accelarator (while cruising the N3, one of our national freeways)... at first I thought 170km/h is enough - and when I reached that I thought "this feels good", so I accelarated to 180 and again I thought "cool"... so then I sped upto 190km/h (at 5000rpm) and I thought  "AWESOME". I could have gone faster but I reckoned give the ole beast a break... However, I maintained 190 for @ 8 kms... damn, what a rush. Back home in the garage it purred like kitten.

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Re: OZ 450 SE in RSA
« Reply #61 on: 20 May 2011, 05:44 AM »
It sounds like it's going well pompy. They just want to go ever faster when you put your foot down, don't they. ;D

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Re: OZ 450 SE in RSA
« Reply #62 on: 20 May 2011, 09:04 AM »
You're right Tim, these cars are addictive!
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Re: OZ 450 SE in RSA
« Reply #63 on: 20 May 2011, 04:47 PM »
Pompy

You're all right, and I love mine too!  There is nothing quite like the beat of that V8.  Had some new tyres put on today, so I might just try what you've been doing recently, now that the chances of a blow-out aren't such a high probability.  Don't know if I would take a picture though, would prefer two hands on the wheel.  And, if you get pulled, you have no excuse for not keeping an eye on the speed! :D

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