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    Mclaren mp4-12c

    “Nord Stern PCA Event” on July 24-26. If you have never drove one of these, now is your chance. :)
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    Mclaren mp4-12c

    Lambo is gone Randy, after 24 years of owning it, it was time to say goodbye. I love the MAC has similar acceleration of my old GT40 but the tires don't spin. :) Randy I'll be in MN this July with some friends at Brainerd Int’l Raceway. Is this close by? Yepper Ray thats me, the girl is my...
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    Mclaren mp4-12c

    Sorry I haven't seen your posts and thank you all! For many years this community has given me a great deal of happiness and good advise, I consider you all friends. Just to let you know it was 32 yesterday morning so I had to check out the heated seats. :) I like it!
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    Mclaren mp4-12c

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2FkaJsDWlw&feature=em-upload_owner
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    Ferrari Mondial 3.2 Cabriolet

    I had an 85 coupe, my wife love the car BUT as Jim said they have had electrical problems, the main panel is under the front bonnet if I can remember and if the lid doesn't seal correctly or if the water drains for the pan in front of the windshield plug up water goes onto the panel. Motor wise...
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    Mclaren mp4-12c

    Yes sir! Thats the only reason I'm getting one!:thumbsup:
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    Mclaren mp4-12c

    You know as well as anyone Cliff, your only on this plant for a short period of time so make the best of it. The GT40 was the most powerful car I've ever owned or been in, the lines of the car are iconic and historic but thank God I didn't have one in my 20s or I would not be here making this...
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    Mclaren mp4-12c

    Ha Bill, same HP but with electronic traction control, cruise control, and heated seats PLUS has 2 cup holders. Call me a p-----y but my old butt needs a change of pace. Rick my wife said to me...... Do you really want another car you have to work on, you have plenty of those already. :) She...
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    Mclaren mp4-12c

    If all goes well I'll be driving this home in a couple days.
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    SPF GT40 MKI P2164 for sale *SOLD*

    Re: SPF GT40 MKI P2164 for sale Thanks Bill it sold several months ago and now resides in the Black Forest of Germany. I wish Canada had different views of importation of cars for all our Canadian brothers it seems to be a problem for you all.
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    Mclaren mp4-12c

    I test drove a 2012 MP4-12c with 3800 miles on it a few weekends ago, it was amazing is all I can say and seems to be almost bullet proof. Sort of felt like driving a lexus IS300 around Dallas in stop and go traffic but when you had a chance to press on the accelerator it reminded you it had a...
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    Mclaren mp4-12c

    Thank You! I've heard enough to make an appointment with Mclaren of Dallas for a test drive and review 2 weeks ago, unfortunately the weather has not agreed with my plans but if at all possible a dash to Dallas in the morning and back. I will post my findings.
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    Mclaren mp4-12c

    I would be afriad of working with broken carbon fiber, I can twist a wrench but don't know squat about body work. :) Bob my plan was to go to Dallas this weekend and drive one at Mclaren of Dallas, seems like real friendly people at their dealership. They are #1 Mclaren dealership in the world...
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    Mclaren mp4-12c

    Has anyone here on the forum driven one and what is your opinion if you have? If you own one what problems have you had? Comments on performance, maintenance, comfort or anything you like or dislike please voice your opinion.
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    Why Ferrari engineers don't like turbos

    Turbos have come a long way, they have variable vane turbos that act like a supercharger, they also have self contained turbos which eliminate the need for oiling system. There are limitations but truly remarkable. www.aerocharger.com Here is a picture of my twin turbo Ferrari engine. :) Lots...
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