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Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 22:11:55 -0000
From: "**-**" <>
Subject: Re: The Saab gods smiled on me.

"MeatballTurbo" <> wrote in message > In article <Xns9436D7ABE37BDadrianachapmanfreeisnopsam133.1.4>, > spouted forth into > > You should now offer thanks by going and offering a sacrifice to them. > > A backwards-baseball-cap NovaBoi should be about right. > > > > Yep. I try to do that regularly. > My current fave is 3rd gear acceleration from 30 coming off roundabout > with Impreza Turbos in the inside lane. > > Of course at 30 rd is nothing to right home about, because it is only > about 1800-2000 rpm, and they want to pass you on the inside. > > But with the cone filter, if you plant it at those revs, you get this > huge induction roar intake of breath, the revs slowly climb to 2750, and > then all hell breaks loose from about 40-45, until I braking at 70, > having nipped back infront of them, for the next rounabout that only has > a single exit. They don't even have time to react as the engine not > changes as the turbo spools with a whistle, and it goes from chugging > along, to whiring like a demon. All I'm missing is some spitting flame > on over-run on roundabouts and I'm sorted. You know I can sort that out for you ;-) > -- > Carl Robson > (The poster formerly known as Skodapilot) >

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