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Old 11th June 2007, 07:52   #131
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As far as Gustav's #1 post pictures, they are from a Nikon D80. I saved the picture of the Surpa at dusk, and that was at 120mm, f/3.5, 1/500 sec. Seems to say the max aperture of the lens is 3. Based on that, I couldn't figure out what the lens was unless it's not a Nikon, or possibly a very high end lens. Most of the lenses I looked through couldn't do f/3.5 at 120mm.

Some of the daylight shots appear that there may be a polarizing filter on the lens.
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Old 11th June 2007, 08:36   #132
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What a nice thread to return home to after a weekend away. Thanks, Gustav and all involved. Can't wait to see the vids.
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Old 11th June 2007, 10:03   #133
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Last year you weren't in the correct gear; and this year you were missing shifts. Maybe you ought to dump that thing and get a car with an automatic transmission!! How about an SLR??; or an AMG Benz of some sort?? Or, I know, a 997TT with a stage 4 pkg and a TIP!!

J/K Congaman, I know it ain't easy.

Ouchhh........that hurted.... But you are probably right...maybe I should join the club for...."Us who don't know how to shift Manually"......and get me an automatic or SMG....

But as long as no one else with a Z06 dares to take the challange....I'll have to be there to do my best to defend the colors of the Corvette....It's a tough job but it has to be done......

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Old 11th June 2007, 12:46   #134
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1. Please, have mercy! My weak heart cannot stand another event like this!
2. Just out of curiosity, how many thousand horses were lined up at the airport?
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Old 11th June 2007, 13:37   #135
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Old 11th June 2007, 14:13   #136
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I could se a E55 in my rear wiev mirror in one of the races
I drove the E55 in the race against your M5, and unfortunately I lost

But of course I have some excuses:

1. I had to turn a little bit left in the race so I had to race a bit longer.
2. I didnít turn off the air condition.
3. I also think that you had tail wind in the right lane while I had head wind in the left.

Just kidding, the M5 is a really fast car, especially above 180-200 km/h.

Gustav - thanks for a fantastic day with fantastic cars and very nice people
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I measured three of the cars from 0-250 kmh with my Vericom, well the RS4 just reached some 220 kmh or so.

I can show some data from these tests, so what do you prefer to see? I can find almost any data with in the range of the test so just give me a hint and I'll see what I can do.

The cars that I tested is a RS4 biturbo Avant, the M5 E60 Kellener and the CGT.


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Old 11th June 2007, 14:36   #138
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I can show some data from these tests, so what do you prefer to see? I can find almost any data with in the range of the test so just give me a hint and I'll see what I can do.
If I am correct your equipment should be able to generate the following which should be of interest:
- speed vs time
- speed vs distance
- distance vs time
- longitudinal G-force
- horsepower
- torque
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If I am correct your equipment should be able to generate the following which should be of interest:
- speed vs time
- speed vs distance
- distance vs time
- longitudinal G-force
- horsepower
- torque


Yes it can measure that and much more, but on this event I just took some simple acceleration tests, so I didn't connect RPM sensor or did any measures on the ambient air temp or humidity, nor on the cars wheight or aerodynamic drag. Therefore I can't see torque or HP.

From these samples I can see longitudal G-force (which selldom is in any interrest or use for common people) and all the rest you listed. But I need to know what you like to see, for example 30-70 mph or what? So be more specific on what you wanna see.

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