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      11-15-2012, 08:54 PM   #1
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Has anyone ever RB'd a Vert?

Has anyone ever Rb'd a convertible? Just wondering. its only 400lbs heavier.. haha
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      11-15-2012, 09:23 PM   #2
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almost 100% sure a member with a vert just did the single

not RBs but still a serious vert for sure
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almost 100% sure a member with a vert just did the single

not RBs but still a serious vert for sure
Yeah, this^^^
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I thought about this

But either way, when you're pushing that much power 500-600whp an extra 400lbs is the least of your worries lol. Hell, if anything it should help with traction

In any case, who cares when you're doing uber speeds top down smoking coupes like its nothing lol
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Yea Sammy and you would be one of the very few, if not the only RB'd vert
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I thought about this

But either way, when you're pushing that much power 500-600whp an extra 400lbs is the least of your worries lol. Hell, if anything it should help with traction

In any case, who cares when you're doing uber speeds top down smoking coupes like its nothing lol
yeah IMO the extra weight shouldnt hold them back much
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If anything Unbolt the top put it aside go to drag strip and it will literally be the lightest 335i in the world... lol unrealistic that id remove my top tho
Still debating RB's VS Stock..
I was going for vargas but the delay is killing me i know they are coming out with AMAZING stage 2's but my car has been out of commission for 3 months. cant wait any longer. I might be in for the Stage 3's in the future!


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I'd wait for the stage III's considering winter is coming.

At least that's what works for me, not sure if you have heat all year long.
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I'd wait for the stage III's considering winter is coming.

At least that's what works for me, not sure if you have heat all year long.
i cannot wait another day. lol My car will be done NEXT WEEK, stage 3 will be in the future, if its in the 4-5k range i can afford it. if not it will wait till summerish
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I'd wait for the stage III's considering winter is coming.

At least that's what works for me, not sure if you have heat all year long.
i cannot wait another day. lol My car will be done NEXT WEEK, stage 3 will be in the future, if its in the 4-5k range i can afford it. if not it will wait till summerish
Vargas stated they are "shooting for single turbo price range." Just FYI.
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Vargas stated they are "shooting for single turbo price range." Just FYI.
Yeah i know we shall see it might be cheaper it might be more. but not gonna be a pre order or beta test this time ... gonna buy the final product.
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Yea, but if the twins stage 3 make more than the single than it would be worth it no?

I like having twins, I find it more fun to say I have a "twin turbo" car haha.
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If you Are even thinking about singles or stage 3 then it would be wise to also be ready to beef up the tranny also. I am just saying at those levels tranny upgrade should be also considered without a doubt. I am pushing meth and nitrous and I am scared shit that my tranny will take a dump even though I run my car rather conservatively at 16 psi max on meth and nitrous
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a local member had a vert with either an asr or some other turbo upgrade. wasnt rb.
he blew his engine up spraying NOS at every chance he could get to show off.. but he was fast even without NOS. added weight of vert and 2 12"woofers adding weight did help him launch better
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If you Are even thinking about singles or stage 3 then it would be wise to also be ready to beef up the tranny also. I am just saying at those levels tranny upgrade should be also considered without a doubt. I am pushing meth and nitrous and I am scared shit that my tranny will take a dump even though I run my car rather conservatively at 16 psi max on meth and nitrous
Guess ill get a Level 10 first. then next year get a single or stage 3. I'm just trying to say with G5 Iso and Cobb. don't really wanna go to Proceed
For now for sure I'm getting either RBs or stock. I Need my car lol its been 3 months...
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