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    I got to play with a Mercedes Benz GTR tonight.

    I took the wife to dinner at a Rudy's in Mexico tonight. I didn't know it at the time but they were having a small car show. Most of the cars were the usual car show fare, 60s and early 70s muscle cars with a couple of 40s and 50s era stuff sprinkled in. Then a guy comes in driving a new MB GTR. It was freaking gorgeous.

    Without planning this we wind up leaving at the same time. Again in Mexico.

    He pulls up beside me and makes it obvious he wants to run. So we by chance get caught at a red light. Light turns green and....




    It was over before I hit 2nd gear. I don't know if his car was modified in any way, but it sounded like a beast from hell when it got into the upper RPMs. You're going to need a bit more than 420 HP to run with thing. It is an amazing machine.

    It was identical to this one down to the color and black wheels.

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    What car were you in? I never get anyone to mess with me when I'm out driving my car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hyperion View Post
    What car were you in? I never get anyone to mess with me when I'm out driving my car.

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    Probably his mustang since he said 420hp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hyperion View Post
    What car were you in? I never get anyone to mess with me when I'm out driving my car.

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    My Mustang

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5.0THIS View Post
    Probably his mustang since he said 420hp.
    Yep

    I was seriously surprised that the guy wanted to run. It is not uncommon for me to.run into exotics or heavily molded, high HP rides but it is never right conditions. In the neighborhood that butted up to mine there is a Lamborghini and a McLaren. If the weather is nice and it is a weekend Insee them out and about fairly often, but they don't play. Modified Mustangs, Camaros, Shelby's, HellCats, ...etc are pretty common but I never see anyone square off. I think that's good though, I mean it should be kept on a track, the risk is too high. F a bunch of killing a family of 4 and doing life in prison for a drag race.

    Tonight everything just lined up, no traffic in front, both at the same light and a freaking MB GTR. I have never seen one on the streets. I had to see how the little Ford would do. Unfortunately the GTR was Mike Tyson and the Mustang was more Marvis Frazier.
    Last edited by windham; 10-10-2019 at 09:09 AM.

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    They're absolutely gorgeous cars and like you said sound ridiculous. I see a regular AMG GT Convertible every day on my way home in that identical spec and I stare every single time, never gets old. You should Google what the GTRs look like in their green color

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tunavelli View Post
    They're absolutely gorgeous cars and like you said sound ridiculous. I see a regular AMG GT Convertible every day on my way home in that identical spec and I stare every single time, never gets old. You should Google what the GTRs look like in their green color
    Yeah I love the green.

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    There is a reason Formula 1 uses one as their safety car...



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    not as timeless as a C5 but they are ok I guess

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    how many mexican's did you run over?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Griswold View Post
    not as timeless as a C5 but they are ok I guess
    Ya and it really cant do anything that a single cab truck cant do so not sure on them, might have to pass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JUSTINASS View Post
    how many mexican's did you run over?
    threeve

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate's4.6 View Post
    Ya and it really cant do anything that a single cab truck cant do so not sure on them, might have to pass.
    It is less useful. No way could you tow a 5th wheel with one of those MB GTR's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate's4.6 View Post
    Ya and it really cant do anything that a single cab truck cant do so not sure on them, might have to pass.
    This would have taken it

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    Quote Originally Posted by mogs01gt View Post
    This would have taken it
    No it wouldn't.

    However I would take that truck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mogs01gt View Post
    This would have taken it
    Negative and that benz is built for a road track and still would cover the 1/4

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    I bet it was stock FYI. Those Benz sound like satan coming out of hell to get you. They are loud and beastly.

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    Just looked them up. Low-mid 11's. With a full set of bolt-ons (CAI, tune, headers, exhaust) and tires, your Mustang would probably give it a run for its money, drivers race.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rich_S View Post
    Just looked them up. Low-mid 11's. With a full set of bolt-ons (CAI, tune, headers, exhaust) and tires, your Mustang would probably give it a run for its money, drivers race.
    I have thought about modding the car but too much else I want to do and the Mustang is fun to me as it is. If I ever do anything to it I will probably go with headers and a tune.

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    Quote Originally Posted by windham View Post
    I have thought about modding the car but too much else I want to do and the Mustang is fun to me as it is. If I ever do anything to it I will probably go with headers and a tune.
    I'd start with a CAI, tune, and midpipe and only do headers after that if you want more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate's4.6 View Post
    Negative and that benz is built for a road track and still would cover the 1/4
    You cant beat a single cab son!

    Quote Originally Posted by Rich_S View Post
    Just looked them up. Low-mid 11's. With a full set of bolt-ons (CAI, tune, headers, exhaust) and tires, your Mustang would probably give it a run for its money, drivers race.
    So you're saying its a drivers race?
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