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Old 02-14-2010, 02:39 PM   #17
Anup
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Originally Posted by jigga View Post
I get the impression that unlike the owners of "cheaper" cars such as GTR's and the like, they know that if they break the transmission, the factory likely won't pony up for a new one..

It also doesn't help their cause that these super cars tend to have some rather long first gear ratios (many can reach 60mph in first gear), which makes it hard to "launch" the car without leaving the transmission behind at the starting line.

correct me if i'm wrong.. but i'm pretty sure that nissan doesn't replace the gtr tranny's that go for like 25k a piece.. and wouldn't you think it's kind of stupid that you're paying 200k for a car that can't be used to its full potential off the line? but then again that's if what you said is correct.. all in all.. yeah, im defending the "cheaper" car lol, cuz with the same money invested in a gtr.. its highly doubtful any of these cars would keep up on the 1/4 or a track for that matter lol
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