Top Gear back on tonight 8pm !

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  1. Graeme*Kustom*

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  2. jacobzcoool

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    At last! :D
     
  3. reaper

    reaper .....of the grim variety!

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    Looking forward to it. Set the sky box yesterday just in case I forget!

    :)
     
  4. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Loving AMD's new AM1 CPU

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    The boys are back in town

    Hell yea can't wait
     
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    reaper .....of the grim variety!

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    Fellow I work beside bought a Yeti, took delivery a week or so ago. Never hear the end of it tomorrow!

    :rolleyes:
     
  6. Graeme*Kustom*

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    Land a helicopter on it, that will shut him up.
     
  7. Fat Jez

    Fat Jez Master of the High Five!

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    Or drop a Beetle! :D
     
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    Or give him a tattoo.....?
     
  9. jacobzcoool

    jacobzcoool Chav Hunter

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    Clarkson spent way too much time on that :p

    I have to say though, the ending was just classic :D
     
  10. BloomerzUK

    BloomerzUK I'm back!

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    Was a good episode :) Thanks for the head's up G-Man.
     
  11. Fat Jez

    Fat Jez Master of the High Five!

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    It's cheap TV. When you consider how much something like the Christmas Special would have cost to make, you need cheap episodes to balance it out.

    Nice to see Tiff making another appearance.
     
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    Thought the BMW S1000 did well against the Atom V8. The Jentin team actually turned up with Brogies EVO spec BSB bike but were told they had to use a bog standard bike...so for £13k vs £150k i think it did well to keep that close 'cause the Atom is a tool!!!
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    The ariel atom? should that thing even be called a car?
     
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    hahahahaha, James FTW :p :D
     
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    Certainly looked liked he was pushing things to the max on some of those final few corners!

    :p
     
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    Well what else is it? :p
     
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    Scaffold poles on wheels
     
  18. Graeme*Kustom*

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    Mid new-series opinions?

    I'm enjoying it just now - looks like they're trying to turn the balance a little by actually talking about cars a little more seriously these days.

    I know the 'its too scripted' argument comes up a lot but they're not really trying to hide that now - Police car chase in Albania last night as a prime example - was pretty well put together. I cringed as they drove the cars onto that pile of rotten wood they called a raft...
     
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    Getting more and more frustrated with Clarkson's complete lack of car knowledge.

    Last night just for starters:

    1. The Focus RS500 is only faster than the M5 in theory because the M5 is electronically limited to 155mph. Without the limiter it's basically a 200mph saloon.

    2. They actually tested a 'limited' M5 in the series showing it did more like 170mph before the limiter kicked in.

    3. He endlessly bangs on about 'turbo lag', without knowing what it is. Turbo lag is the delay in power delivery caused by the turbo coming up to speed. The turbo threshold is the point in the revs at which the turbo spools up, and it's THIS that he is actually talking about. Putting your foot down at 6000rpm and waiting for the boost is turbo lag. Putting your foot down at 1500rpm and waiting until 3000rpm for the boost is the turbo threshold.

    4. The Focus RS500 may have already sold out, but Mountune make the damn thing and sell an upgrade to the standard RS that delivers the exact same performance with the warranty intact, just like Subaru's old PPP stuff.

    Seriously, make an effort.

    Their comparison of the RS500 vs. Cosworth is even lifted from an older issue of EVO so there's no excuse for failure to check facts.
     
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    Re point 1 - I think he's well aware of that and said it quite deliberately, just because of the BMW having the limiter fitted from the factory.

    Dunno if it's the same with BMW, but I remember when browsing (dreaming, rather) over specifications of expensive Audis they had a factory option to remove the limiter.

    For a price, of course.