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Old 09-13-2018, 05:44 AM
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Love seeing that odo move up and your enthusiasm! I'm jealous hearing about all the enjoyment you're having while mine sits in the garage since my last jaunt too many days ago... but we have some blue sky here before the rains come, so I may have to excuse myself from the visiting in-laws (evacuated here from coastal NC) for a little cruise about the countryside
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In the last 72 hours, I have had two "muscle" cars pretty much "stomp" it when getting just ahead of me: 5 liter Mustang GT, heavily modified from my vantage point, and a Charger 392 Hemi. And I mean MASH the gas, smoke the tires, scream the RPM's, and blow out my ear drums with the exhaust note. Once simply getting on the interstate after work alone and the other getting on the interstate with my daughter. Both times I could smell the burnt rubber as I passed through their "jet wash", so to speak. Neither time was I in any way aggressive nor acting as if I were ready to "play".

Question: Have others here experienced this behavior from other drivers of sports cars, muscle cars, exotics? My thought both times was that I'd love to get those MFer's on a road course and go 5 laps with them....then see who's "thumping" their chest...
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In the last 72 hours, I have had two "muscle" cars pretty much "stomp" it when getting just ahead of me: 5 liter Mustang GT, heavily modified from my vantage point, and a Charger 392 Hemi. And I mean MASH the gas, smoke the tires, scream the RPM's, and blow out my ear drums with the exhaust note. Once simply getting on the interstate after work alone and the other getting on the interstate with my daughter. Both times I could smell the burnt rubber as I passed through their "jet wash", so to speak. Neither time was I in any way aggressive nor acting as if I were ready to "play".

Question: Have others here experienced this behavior from other drivers of sports cars, muscle cars, exotics? My thought both times was that I'd love to get those MFer's on a road course and go 5 laps with them....then see who's "thumping" their chest...
Yeah, it happens fairly often. Most of those "drivers" are in the "pimply faced pubescent" stage of life. What you really have to watch out for is mini-vans. For some reason, every mini-van driver is a frustrated Formula 1 driver.
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Old 09-16-2018, 07:22 PM
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I think the stereotypical drivers of the models you noted may answer the question. Personally I can't speak from experience because it hasn't stopped raining long enough for me to take a nice drive
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That's 1,340 miles and counting...The car is just phenomenal, yet the driver not so much. I am humbled to drive this Honda marvel.
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Old 09-26-2018, 05:03 AM
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That's 1,340 miles and counting...The car is just phenomenal, yet the driver not so much. I am humbled to drive this Honda marvel.
Glad to hear you are enjoying putting some miles on it!
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Old 09-29-2018, 03:14 PM
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The thing that I find annoying about other drivers is when I am driving on the twisties I don't know how many times I glance in the mirror and there is someone in a pickup truck right on my ***. I assume they are proving to themselves that their truck can corner as good as a sports car. But in Montana you have to expect it I guess.
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Old 11-03-2018, 08:02 AM
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Just south of 1,900 miles since July 27th...




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Old 11-03-2018, 10:22 AM
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That S may be in need of the "Italian tune up".
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Old 11-04-2018, 05:04 AM
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So what does that mean in this context exactly?
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So what does that mean in this context exactly?

'cuz low mileage.
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Old 11-06-2018, 06:11 AM
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Beautiful Honda! Glad you’re enjoying it but be careful the miles add up quickly...lol!
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Noted on both counts above...Yeah low miles and that's an artifact of owning this car.....it is hard to NOT drive it...
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Old 11-26-2018, 04:35 PM
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Thanksgiving 2018 with the S....






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Old 11-27-2018, 05:29 AM
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Cleaned up and put up...sad day was that I tell ya...


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Cleaned up and put up...sad day was that I tell ya...


Always is a sad time but I feel it makes you appreciate the car more when you get back into the driver's seat in spring.
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Is it spring yet? Because I really, really miss driving this truly remarkable car. I won't ever expose it to the "slop" (sand, salt, brine) of winter in Nebraska, but man I miss being in the driver's seat of this Honda.
"April come she will"...
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Old 12-28-2018, 05:22 AM
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Just wait until you get back into the driver's seat. You'll fall in love all over again. : )
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Old 12-29-2018, 05:31 AM
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Yeah, driver's seat....Sniff 'N The Tears...

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q...F&&FORM=VRDGAR

I wait...but it sucks...Did any of you good folks warn me of the withdrawal, self-imposed though it may be???

https://jalopnik.com/5426649/jalopni...of-the-decade/

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Old 12-29-2018, 08:32 AM
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And I've decided I have advertised for the original owner sufficiently so when the cover comes off after the April showers have washed away the last remnants of sand and salt, so comes off the S&M Import Auto emblem. No disrespect, but I've done my part and it is my S now...
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I could not wait. April 6th, 2019 with 18,434 miles, the cover came off and she started right up...Removed the S&M Import Auto decal, removed the adhesive remnants, waxed that area, and then proceeded to surpass the 18,500 mark...I am again reminded of my good fortune to own this driver's car....

"There is no lead, just take your place in the driver's seat"...
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I could not wait. April 6th, 2019 with 18,434 miles, the cover came off and she started right up...Removed the S&M Import Auto decal, removed the adhesive remnants, waxed that area, and then proceeded to surpass the 18,500 mark...I am again reminded of my good fortune to own this driver's car....

"There is no lead, just take your place in the driver's seat"...
It's a great feeling to blow off the winter dust isn't it?
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Old 04-10-2019, 05:21 AM
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^^^ Indeed...^^^
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Old 05-12-2019, 09:08 PM
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Turned 19,000 miles this weekend...Being in the driver's seat of a car that can hold it's own with most others is pretty cool, and the pure driving experience when pushing this car is truly rewarding.
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Turned 19,000 miles this weekend...Being in the driver's seat of a car that can hold it's own with most others is pretty cool, and the pure driving experience when pushing this car is truly rewarding.
turned 148,650 this weekend. (that includes the Dragon runs and the trips across the new Foothills Parkway drives)
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I'm just a couple miles away from 119K. Bought it with 81K. Still brings a smile to my face even after 10 years of ownership.
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^^^ This ^^^
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3,000 miles logged...tonight were several of the most spirited, you know, to celebrate the milestone...3,000 glorious miles to be down right honest...such a joy to push this car on the back roads...

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such a joy to push this car on the back roads...
Oh yeah it is!!!
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