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<A HREF="http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/ebayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1833942102&r=0&t=0" TARGET=_blank>http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/ebayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1833942102&r=0&t=0</A> <P>nice, nice, nice
 

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So, what's insurance on one of those for a 16 year old with 2 speeding tickets, 1 wreckless driving ticket, 1 street racing ticket, and an accident? lol... sure would be nice to dream about one, though!<P>
 

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Just sell the C70 Kai, there must be $20,000 worth of mods on your car <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif">
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by JHEIII850Turbo:<BR><B>So, what's insurance on one of those for a 16 year old with 2 speeding tickets, 1 wreckless driving ticket, 1 street racing ticket, and an accident? lol... sure would be nice to dream about one, though!<P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>I would say insurance would cost another $53K!!! <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"><P><BR>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by volvos70turbo:<BR><B>Just sell the C70 Kai, there must be $20,000 worth of mods on your car <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>LoL~! And you think the buyers care? That's the problem with doing modifications to the car....not really worth it when trying to sell the car with mods on there. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/frown.gif">
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by volvo5spd:<BR><B> I would say insurance would cost another $53K!!! <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"><P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Man, the sad part is you're not too far off.<P>
 

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Forgive me, but what is the phenom of the Skyline? And I like a Q-ship as much as the next guy. I also wish we had some of the very interesting cars that we poor Yanks don't get, but is a Nissan worth $53k? It's a stupid question since I've not really followed the Skyline scene I suppose. These gems eat muscle cars for breakfast, eh? I guess it must be light since (by this guy's ad) the car makes 276hp (280ps) and 266ft-lbs of torque (37.5kg*m), unless my calcs. are off. I figure Kai's gorgeous C70 is well past those numbers, albeit w/o some really swanky awd features.<P>Can someone edu-micate me on why these are worth so much, so I can add these to my 'gotta have when I'm shopping for a toy' list?<P>/Scott<p>[This message has been edited by javadoc (edited 06-04-2002).]
 

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Hey Scott,<P>I can see what you mean. Of course, that's like saying why spend $40 on a Corvette or close to $50 on a mustang (Roush 360R)... well, the reason is that these cars are fast as HELL, yet they can be held up with or beat by the Skyline. Also, the aftermarket for these cars is incredible! They even have their own in-house modification department.<P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by javadoc:<BR><B>I guess it must be light since (by this guy's ad) the car makes 276hp (280ps) and 266ft-lbs of torque (37.5kg*m), unless my calcs. are off. I figure Kai's gorgeous C70 is well past those numbers, albeit w/o some really swanky awd features.<BR>Can someone edu-micate me on why these are worth so much, so I can add these to my 'gotta have when I'm shopping for a toy' list?<BR></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Nah..it took me all that to pass a stock GTR while it takes about couple grand for that to spank me so hard that I will not remember what my name is.<P>If you look at the Skyline as if it's a Z06, then it will make more sense to you. The stock R34 VSpec fully equip'd is no more than $48K depending on the exchange rate. The reason the car is double the price here just becuase they don't sell it...and there are just those sick people (speaking of which) who would pay extra $$$ to be different.<P>A stock R34 will not spank a Z06 no matter what...even if the Z06 just wasted few 100th of second doing nothing but spinning tires like a tard. This turbocharged car just has so much potential to get some sick amount of power than we can ever imagine from a straight 6. Having said that...spend about as much money on that Z06 and get the twin turbo kit, it would be at least as fast or even faster. Both cars will have about the same interior quality you can expect from GM and Nissan.<P>It's just the simply rule of supply and demand. Just say...a Saleen Rustang is nothing but a car that you can probably put together in one weekend, but they are selling $50k for that thingy...and the company is still in business...you are always going to have those fans who would spend those extra $$$$$$$ for them.<P><BR>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by javadoc:<BR><B>the car makes 276hp (280ps) and 266ft-lbs of torque (37.5kg*m), unless my calcs. are off. I figure Kai's gorgeous C70 is well past those numbers, albeit w/o some really swanky awd features.</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR>But like Kai said, his is already tunned. Take a GT-R, fiddle with the turbos, spend a little $$$, and boom; your car now has 1000hp and will do 1/4 mile in the 8-9 sec range. Not to mention the suspension and 4 wheel drive/steering to hold it on the ground.<P>
 

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The only problem about putting a TTurbo kit on a Z06, is that for the same price, you will be sitting at about 900hp in the skyline... and that is WITH awd... <P>
 

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Anyone else find it annoying to read stuff worded in <A HREF="http://www.thejasper.com/Engrish/Eindex.html" TARGET=_blank>Engrish?</A> Not sure if it is Korean Engrish, Japanese Engrish, Cantonese Engrish or Vietnamese Engrish, but it's definately Engrish. Well, I'll give the guy credit for giving it his best shot though.<P>Meanwhile, yet another Skyline V-spec on eBay that was unable to buy..... I've really got to start putting aside money for one or start selling my body for money or something like that.........<P>-he who stacks pork<P>
 

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I would want to be barried in that car when I die. (someday of course, hopefully not face to face with a telephone pole!)<P>Skylines are rated at around 280hp because of a gentlemans agreement in Japan between the major manufactures not to have a horsepower war. The Skyline is EXTREMELY over engineered for 280hp and can easily be made to have 600hp in bolt-on components alone without touching any internals. It is a remarkable car.<BR>LOVE IT!
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Spearzy:<BR><B><P>Skylines are rated at around 280hp because of a gentlemans agreement in Japan between the major manufactures not to have a horsepower war. </B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><BR>That "agreement" is pure BULL$#IT! It is for the eyes of the Japanese government and no one else. I bet you anything that if you put a Japanese WRX or an EVO or a Skyline, they are all going to be way over 280 bhp.<P>Yannis<BR><P>
 
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