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    Supra turbo owner experience + owner advice

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    Great video. You can't always get more. Eventually the happiness over money curve becomes asymptotic at some value of happiness. This goes for many things in life, not just modifying cars.

    happiness = A * logB (money)

    Choose your goals in life wisely. Don't chase the dragon.
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    Dem GTR's.

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    GTR Ruined your bank account and life.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ajm8127 Click here to enlarge
    Great video. You can't always get more. Eventually the happiness over money curve becomes asymptotic at some value of happiness. This goes for many things in life, not just modifying cars.

    happiness = A * logB (money)

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    Yea very true, I was thinking that the whole video. But a good video showing this. I enjoyed it.

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    Dem GTR's.
    exactly lol

    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by klipseracer Click here to enlarge
    GTR Ruined your bank account and life.
    ROFL! exactly what I was thinking hahaha.

    honestly tho, if he didn't go to these events, how many 800-1000hp GTR will you run into.. I haven't run into any GTR's that are heavily modded in NYC, when I even rarely run into them.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 5soko Click here to enlarge
    Yea very true, I was thinking that the whole video. But a good video showing this. I enjoyed it.



    exactly lol



    ROFL! exactly what I was thinking hahaha.

    honestly tho, if he didn't go to these events, how many 800-1000hp GTR will you run into.. I haven't run into any GTR's that are heavily modded in NYC, when I even rarely run into them.
    There isn't really anywhere to drive a car like that in NYC. Here in AZ however, a daily commute generally requires nicely paved straight freeway.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by klipseracer Click here to enlarge
    There isn't really anywhere to drive a car like that in NYC. Here in AZ however, a daily commute generally requires nicely paved straight freeway.
    Honestly, you see some of the rarest cars in the world within a weekend of driving around NYC, but I have never met a GTR on a street light or highway that wanted to play around here, non the less a modded one.
    But yea your right, really is no reason to have a car with over 300hp in nyc, roads are $#@!, dips, bumps, holes, and trafficker everywhere.

    My old 335i, I cracked 3 rims, ruined 2 splitters, bottomed out 3-4 times, and couldn't get into a few gas stations from the incline being to aggressive. I can only imagine how these guys drive there lambos and Ferraris around.
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    Met the guy at the No Fly Zone event back in March...He was a standup guy Click here to enlarge

    Saw this video a while back and forwarded it to my buddy who has a Supra...I really enjoyed it because his thinking is not too far off from mine when it comes to cars...Its hard to know when to stop
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by rooringhusky Click here to enlarge
    Met the guy at the No Fly Zone event back in March...He was a standup guy Click here to enlarge

    Saw this video a while back and forwarded it to my buddy who has a Supra...I really enjoyed it because his thinking is not too far off from mine when it comes to cars...Its hard to know when to stop
    Yea, I remember that guy. He raced @JRCART in the C63 BS. Same thing man, nobody could beat that guy's GTR haha, not even the 1000whp CLK BS. Sick Supra, and a nice guy.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by fastgti69 Click here to enlarge
    Yea, I remember that guy. He raced @JRCART in the C63 BS. Same thing man, nobody could beat that guy's GTR haha, not even the 1000whp CLK BS. Sick Supra, and a nice guy.
    I didnt see the race against @JRCART but I know he lost to the 1000hp GTR...Both JRCART and the dude with the Supra lost to that GTR...Tough to go up against a car like that...

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    Moved to Asian cars.

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    And I just picked up toyotaboost.com Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    I just picked up toyotaboost.com
    What bimmerboost germanboost ect ect wasn't enough for you.. didn't you watch the video!! haha

    Sweet supra non the less Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Marz Click here to enlarge
    What bimmerboost germanboost ect ect wasn't enough for you.. didn't you watch the video!! haha
    I'm into world domination, what can I say.

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    Cool video, I have taken street cars such as a 91 VW Passat $#@!ed with them until they are basically race cars you have to work on everyday, til you finally get sick of it pull it apart, part it out, and make back about 2 cents on the dollar. It will happen again. It always does.

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    I feel like this video was made for me. I haven't done any heavy mods yet, but my plans were getting a little over the top.
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    Great video. Great moral to the story as well. My projects always got out of hand.

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    Awesome video, I immediately thought - man, too bad sticky didnt watch this video a few years ago @Sticky. Click here to enlarge
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by lulz_m3 Click here to enlarge
    Awesome video, I immediately thought - man, too bad sticky didnt watch this video a few years ago @Sticky . Click here to enlarge
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    Very good and well put together video thanks for sharing! This should be a must watch for first time tuners, even though I doubt it would change much, still good perspective.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
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    Great video man. This is so true for most of us.... but deep pocket makes you go FAST!
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    Good vid! Dude looks like he actually enjoyed the car at every stage though, which is what's important in the end IMHO.

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    This is what I was about to do with my 335 and confirms that the N54 is the new 2JZ.
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