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Some great 1980's footage and music!
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Shame about the "porn" soundtrack! err . . . . so I'm told
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Over 1400 HP from 2.5 litres, 0 - 100 in 1.2 seconds in 66 feet, 4.75g, nitromethane fuel, 440 yards in 7 seconds, over 150mph on a short race and he doesn't always wear earmuffs while testing it :D



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John-B wrote: Sun Feb 14, 2021 1:17 pmhe doesn't always wear earmuffs while testing it :D
Eh? Pardon?

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Chris_R wrote: Sun Feb 14, 2021 2:14 pm
John-B wrote: Sun Feb 14, 2021 1:17 pmhe doesn't always wear earmuffs while testing it :D
Eh? Pardon?
I meant ear protectors as it's louder than a jet plane.

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John-B wrote: Sun Feb 14, 2021 3:37 pm
Chris_R wrote: Sun Feb 14, 2021 2:14 pm
John-B wrote: Sun Feb 14, 2021 1:17 pmhe doesn't always wear earmuffs while testing it :D
Eh? Pardon?
I meant ear protectors as it's louder than a jet plane.
Gotcha! I was feigning deafness from the noise!

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