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    Yesterday, 11:18 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread DSG vs manual in R-Roads
    I think the F430 had a single clutch gearbox. The 458 does not but may not have been the first. I think the 458 shift speed is 20ms actually so might...
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    Yesterday, 10:10 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread DSG vs manual in R-Roads
    Would it not be more useful to actually state the shift times? From what I can see, DSG is about 200ms, PDK about 100ms and Ferrari F1 box about...
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    Yesterday, 07:47 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread DSG vs manual in R-Roads
    I think auto boxes is probably the area with the greatest improvements in the last 10-15 years. Even the slushmatics are good now like the ZF box....
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    Yesterday, 06:23 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread DSG vs manual in R-Roads
    I’ve driven them all so no need to Google anything.
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    24-08-2019, 11:43 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread DSG vs manual in R-Roads
    There is basically no downside to DSG. It’s not a super sharp/sporty gearbox so you’ll get snappy shifts without any discomfort. I think it’s similar...
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    23-08-2019, 12:08 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Cars that don't depreciate in R-Roads
    Sounds good. Unfortunately it's not on Readly, where I do my magazine reading.
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    23-08-2019, 09:14 AM
    I think you'll be looking at about 3,000km a month and about €250 in diesel a month. That's a decent chunk of money that you could use to fund an EV....
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    23-08-2019, 09:09 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread Cars that don't depreciate in R-Roads
    The latest AutoExpress has a special on affordable modern classics, by the way. Could be worth a read for inspiration.
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    22-08-2019, 08:37 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Cars that don't depreciate in R-Roads
    Ah yes, the joys of living in Ireland. You wouldn't want to get ahead of yourself and get a V6. That sort of carry on needs to be stamped out. On a...
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    22-08-2019, 08:30 PM
    They don't want you to go into the pool with shorts that you've been wearing for the last couple of days doing whatever that are potentially dirty....
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    22-08-2019, 06:15 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Cars that don't depreciate in R-Roads
    Surely it’s Alfa V6 or nothing?
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    22-08-2019, 05:08 PM
    That blue is very nice on the M2's.
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    22-08-2019, 03:00 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Norway anyone been ? in R-Roads
    I hope you're renting a Tesla. Norway is pretty much the home of Tesla.
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    22-08-2019, 01:46 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread New Supra : launch in R-Roads
    I'm sure those figures are using rollout - pretty much all numbers from the US do. Which is always going to shave some 0.2-0.3 from a standing start....
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    22-08-2019, 11:52 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread iPhone Prices in Bits and Bytes
    In the Apple range, I don't think you need more than an iPhone 7 by the way. Plenty fast. Hopefully next couple of iOS upgrades don't prove me...
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    22-08-2019, 11:10 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread Brexit.... in Motorway Services
    I know it's very emotional and newsworthy but it was just some BS in the Sun. Mostly what it shows is how influential British media is in Ireland...
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    22-08-2019, 10:41 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread Cars that don't depreciate in R-Roads
    Yes it's very nice
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    21-08-2019, 06:34 PM
    Looks well attended! I was thinking of heading to it myself in the i3 but couldn’t in the end.
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    21-08-2019, 02:49 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Brexit.... in Motorway Services
    He will have a vote of no confidence coming up, I think that's nearly certain. And I'm pretty sure Boris will fail to get the confidence and I'm...
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    21-08-2019, 02:25 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Brexit.... in Motorway Services
    My simple view on this is that a lot of UK retail expanded into Ireland during the Celtic Tiger and the general retail boom in the UK. They did so to...
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    21-08-2019, 12:08 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Taycan in Leaf him, he's not worth it...
    The effortless and immediate acceleration has practical uses too particularly when everyone else drives diesels. You just run rings around all other...
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    21-08-2019, 11:28 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread Brexit.... in Motorway Services
    Flet, the EU and Ireland are waiting for the general election that Boris is actually working towards with his messaging and approach. It's all just...
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    21-08-2019, 10:46 AM
    DMZ replied to a thread Taycan in Leaf him, he's not worth it...
    Not that there is a whole lot of difference between the Porsche products anymore but I'm assuming the Taycan is more of a Panamera. I would imagine...
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    20-08-2019, 07:04 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Brexit.... in Motorway Services
    In reality it’s just semantics. You can’t take a truck today and just freely drive from Dublin to Tallinn. Modifying some of those spot checks at...
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    20-08-2019, 06:45 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Taycan in Leaf him, he's not worth it...
    So what is the 991 going to add to the M3 that makes it worth 3x the price? And why would you (or anyone else) pay new Taycan money for a 5-6yo 911...
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    20-08-2019, 05:54 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Taycan in Leaf him, he's not worth it...
    And you don't think EVs with 1,000+ bhp could do that? EV's will destroy everything else performance-wise, that's pretty much a given. I don't think...
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    20-08-2019, 05:26 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Taycan in Leaf him, he's not worth it...
    A lot of people will buy a new Taycan instead of a used 991 or new 992 to the extent that 991 and 992's will struggle to sell here. The VRT savings...
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    20-08-2019, 04:07 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Taycan in Leaf him, he's not worth it...
    Funny how a brand that is mostly known for self-driving is pushing traffic light racing. When you let the car drive itself, its performance really...
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    20-08-2019, 02:54 PM
    DMZ replied to a thread Taycan in Leaf him, he's not worth it...
    It's because Porsche has gone to great lengths to make an EV that can handle serious abuse such as prolonged high speed autobahn driving and I guess...
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    20-08-2019, 01:52 PM
    I just don't get it
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