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Old 03-23-2012, 11:18 AM   #1
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Defending the Indefensible?

Yes, yes I nicked the title from 5Live's Fighting Talk... no marks for originality.

The GT86/FRS/BRZ is not fast or hugely powerful. Fact.

Why do people keep trying to counter this point against all the numbers? It is pointless and a complete waste of time.

How many posts into the insideline thread before people who are supposed to see past the numbers started to rationalize slow 0-60s? I thought we weren't supposed to care about that with this car?

It would be flipping great, if people just quit talking about this car's engine output. Yes loads of people not keen on the car wanting to diminish its value will latch onto that - much like fat Oprah on the last KFC chicken leg - but who cares, just concede that point.

Fans of the car enjoy all it's great aspects and people who don't like it, accept what is great about it even if it's not for you, but can we just forget about the 200bhp please
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Old 03-23-2012, 11:51 AM   #2
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Hell everyone agrees Miata = Sports car. This is faster than a Miata so what is the problem?
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Old 03-23-2012, 11:56 AM   #3
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Hell everyone agrees Miata = Sports car. This is faster than a Miata so what is the problem?
I know quite alot of people who don't agree that Miata = Sports car... very ignorant people...but still people

...just ignore them
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I care first and foremost about what my needs are in the car and not to get "Props" from people. I'm not ricing it out for attention, I'm not flushing it to join a culture, I'm not keeping it stock for resale. I'm making this car for me and me only. And if you're my friend and club members that know me they'll respect that and respect is much better than props.
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