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Old 08-27-2007, 03:50 PM   #1
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Hell yeah. That guy was one of my heros.

But he never returned any of my emails asking about parts, etc. I'm small-fries I guess.
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wow i wonder how much it costs. 2.25lbs/hp very impressive i wonder how they consider 225's capable of holding 370+hp though. seems kinda far fetched to me.
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wow it's the mini-mcclerean that you still can't afford.
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wow i wonder how much it costs. 2.25lbs/hp very impressive i wonder how they consider 225's capable of holding 370+hp though. seems kinda far fetched to me.
It doesn't weight **** and is AWD.
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$125k, but I'm sure you could build it yourself for far less.
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For that kind of money I'd rather have a Caterham or Noble and spend the leftover money on a vacation...Or a Aston Martin Vantage... or see if a Radical can be imported. I saw a Top Gear episode where they made a grown man damn near cry on the track giving him a ride in a Radical. Good ****.
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I saw one of these on the road in Boston while I was there a few weeks ago....looked interesting...

http://www.go-t-rex.com/


actually, it was this one:




on this street:

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the t-rex's are cool. all the basketball players have them. see 'em at 404 motorsports all the time, at least I used to. haven't been to the hood in a while.
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For that kind of money I'd rather have a Caterham or Noble and spend the leftover money on a vacation...Or a Aston Martin Vantage... or see if a Radical can be imported. I saw a Top Gear episode where they made a grown man damn near cry on the track giving him a ride in a Radical. Good ****.


You're not really up on things. Radicals have been for sale in the US for at least 5 years. There are quite a few dealers. But they are not street legal, and probably never wil be.
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You're not really up on things. Radicals have been for sale in the US for at least 5 years. There are quite a few dealers. But they are not street legal, and probably never wil be.
I know of one that was registered for the street, albeit not legally...check One Lap of American pictures from 2005. Apparently New Hampshire will do anything
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Yea, I got a friend with a grey market european 2 stroke GP bike that's registered and insured, and there is a guy floating around town in a completely grey market Renault Alpine GTA/A610. But it took Bill Gates what, 10 years to get his 959 road legal?
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that dp1 gives me engineering boner.
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i love that little 8cyl motor.that most be a blast on a street bike.
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wow, thats really a pretty nice design. Says the motor weighs 200 lbs, driver next to it should balance that out nicely.
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I'll take 2.

That thing is stupendous. I remember back last year when I first found out about that I couldn't get over that engine and how blindingly fast it must be. It's like some kind of insane shifter kart. I want one of those engines... bad.
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oh I think this thing would be somewhat faster than an arial atom. I bet something like that would just rip a new on into a track like buttonwillow.
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That website says they're testing the same motor in the atom now.
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The layout kind of reminds me of an RC car.
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