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      11-02-2012, 02:54 PM   #2663
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Cayenne better sprinkled on meat and eaten than driven - overpriced Touareg/Q7.

If you're antsy for a luxury SUV consider an MDX (they run forever), an older gen X3 with the 3.0 or the 09 X5 35d they have there instead.
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      11-02-2012, 03:02 PM   #2664
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has anyone had any work done by Rennology inc in Oak Park? I was going to have a little work done by them and was wondering how they were. Is ther anyone else? I heard there is perfect power as well in Buffalo Grove.
I live in the NW burbs.
Tell us what you want done so we can recommend where you should go...
I am looking at doing the following and not sure if I want to do the work or spend the money and get it done

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Change out intake to a dual cone
Getting a Cobb I think still not sure

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      11-02-2012, 03:07 PM   #2665
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      11-02-2012, 03:16 PM   #2666
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I am looking at doing the following and not sure if I want to do the work or spend the money and get it done

BOV
Downpipe
Change out intake to a dual cone
Getting a Cobb I think still not sure

Next spring
Exhaust
Intercooler
LSD
Get a hold of Anthony at A&L in Palatine , 847-991-5620 He will take care of you, Intake and Cobb you should be able to do but downpipes his price is well worth not doing it yourself.
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I am looking at doing the following and not sure if I want to do the work or spend the money and get it done

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Change out intake to a dual cone
Getting a Cobb I think still not sure

Next spring
Exhaust
Intercooler
LSD
Ixnay that bov
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      11-02-2012, 04:56 PM   #2668
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Ixnay that bov
nah your gonna need an aftermarket charge pipe with cobb stage 2+, that stock one will be toast with one 3rd gear pull
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      11-02-2012, 04:56 PM   #2669
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Ixnay that bov
C'monnnn.... That was like the funnest thing I did on my 335, other than the tune.
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      11-02-2012, 04:56 PM   #2670
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Cayenne better sprinkled on meat and eaten than driven - overpriced Touareg/Q7.

If you're antsy for a luxury SUV consider an MDX (they run forever), an older gen X3 with the 3.0 or the 09 X5 35d they have there instead.
id throw in a srt8 jeep
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      11-02-2012, 05:12 PM   #2671
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I hear the transmissions in the older ones don't hold up though, replacement seems pretty standard every 20k miles or so
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      11-02-2012, 05:27 PM   #2672
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What is everyone's take on p-cars would like to get some opinions? I have thought about going back to an SUV for sometime now but find myself questioning the reliability of the Porsche compared to BMW, here is the one I am talking about http://www.elitemotorsonline.com/web...inois/1188896/
I would personally only get a Cayenne if a bit newer, 09+. They have their fair share of issues, and being out of warranty would be a headache. I remember you mentioned interest in an E46 M3. Do that and keep for a few years. Then buy an '11+ Cayenne down the road!
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nah your gonna need an aftermarket charge pipe with cobb stage 2+, that stock one will be toast with one 3rd gear pull
Charge pipe fine but bov ehhhhh
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      11-02-2012, 07:13 PM   #2674
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7 year old porsche with 80,000 miles....dont be the guy that is stuck with that...
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      11-02-2012, 07:20 PM   #2675
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      11-02-2012, 07:36 PM   #2676
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bmw, all the way. No old porsches, you will want to sell it in 6 months.
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Shoot me now.

So here is the new Poormans A7, Toyota Avalon, with 268HP FWD V6 or a Hybrid that gets 40MPG. $38K

Boy is the dashboard ugly...
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      11-03-2012, 12:04 AM   #2678
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bmw, all the way. No old porsches, you will want to sell it in 6 months.
not everyone is as full retard as you - I'd have kept regardless of the fact that I commend the financial responsibility in your decision to let it go.
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      11-03-2012, 03:44 AM   #2679
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ah toyota and lexus, they sure know the fine points of making an ugly as f*** interior..

if it helps i've got an '06 mdx, in the 6-7 years we've had it never done anything but oil changes, but it is only used for family trips.. parents love it. i just hate it coz its an suv.
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      11-03-2012, 04:44 AM   #2680
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      11-03-2012, 08:01 AM   #2682
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LOL WTF
Don't be scurred, its just Casper, the friendly ghost.

Ignore the fact that he smells like zach.
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