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    Re: She is finally home

    Ron,
    I am truly glad that you like R8.

    Enjoy it! Truly one of the best drives car in the world.

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    Congrats!!

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    Lookin Good.

    Funny that I wasn't totally thrilled when I first saw it (front view, mostly). It's definitely grown on me since then.

    Niiiice.

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    The best color combo, imo,...like the original concept car !
    One suggestion, though - I'd order a set of dark blue or black floor mats to hide dirt .

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    Thank you all for the kind words, realy appreciate it.

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    MMD said:
    Lookin Good.

    Funny that I wasn't totally thrilled when I first saw it (front view, mostly). It's definitely grown on me since then.

    Niiiice.



    That's EXACTLY how I felt too. When I first saw the R8, I thought it just didn't look right, esp. with the side blade. But now, it is simply wooooooow...

    Ron, congrats on the car!!! I actually saw it yesterday in person The dealer called me to take a look at it, as I had never seen a R8 before in the flesh. Beautiful; simply stunning!!! The cliche of "pics don't do it justice" definitely applies here. I hope that with the collection of your car, it moves me up one more slot at the dealership! Here's to seeing you on the road....

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    Congrats RON!

    it loooooks great!!!

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    If I knew you were member of rennteam I would let you drive it .

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    Ron (Houston) said:
    If I knew you were member of rennteam I would let you drive it .



    I'm booking my flight as we speak...

    Many congratulations Ron - saw my first one in the flesh this week.....simply stunning.

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    Stunning - many, many congrats Ron

    Can't wait to read your impressions

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    Ron, congrats, I love the color!

    And I agree with others here, pictures don't do the car justice.

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    Great color! Many congrats

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    WOW.......

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    congrats ron!!! great color choice! enjoy it in good health buddy

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    blueflame said:
    Hi Ron,

    congrats to your new car.

    Look what I had this morning for a test drive.

    Blueflame




    how weird is that?!

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    Ron (Houston) said:
    If I knew you were member of rennteam I would let you drive it .



    May have to take you up on that one

    Love to hear your comments/impressions of your new supercar when you have the chance!

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    Enjoy your awesome ride in great health, Ron!


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    Congratulations Ron enjoy the beautiful car in good health. Have a great year!

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    @Blueflame,

    by any chance, did your testcar had the no. IN-V 1898?

    As Audi has only 10 testcars for whole Germany the chance is high that it was the same car. Anyway - this car I was driving was a total nightmare (Suspension Problems, moderate engine Power).

    cheers!

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    Congratulations Ron and enjoy !
    Luckily you have good weather there
    It's the first time I notice the side markers, is it mandatory in the US ? here is a picture of mine (without) , first encounter before delivery in November
    btw, there is a Ferrari subforum on this board, why not an Audi R and S one, now that we are 2 or 3 R8 users (Kreso...) ?

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    rv997,
    beautiful car you got there . Yes, it's U.S. requirement to have so many reflectors and Orange side markers; as to what the purpose would be ? I would say someone at the Department of Transportation (DOT) was either color blind or had poor vision to make this kind of sealy requirements .

    regarding AUDI forum, it's unlikely to happen becuase rennteam was originally created for Porsche and Ferrari was added later as well as sports cars forum. If we keep adding different forums than AMG and M users ask for their section and next thing you know rennteam becomes another mega variety forum on the web.

    I believe the 'Sports Cars' section will fit the purpose of all sports car enthusiast of all brand .

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    OK, I understand...btw I saw your are on another R8 board...
    Did you receive a "gift" with your R8 ? The Karl Lagerfeld agenda, or the De Silva sketch ?
    What tires did you got: the P-Zero's as usual or Michelin ?

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    Ron (Houston) said:
    rv997,
    beautiful car you got there . Yes, it's U.S. requirement to have so many reflectors and Orange side markers; as to what the purpose would be ? I would say someone at the Department of Transportation (DOT) was either color blind or had poor vision to make this kind of sealy requirements .






    The purpose of our required passive reflective side markers is ( supposedly ) to prevent someone from ramming you from the side if you are parked and your lights are off on a dark road ( and you have a black car !) or conditions such as fog or heavy rain obscures visibilty .

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    No gifts, at least so far. Tires are P-Zero.

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    Ron (Houston) said:
    Department of Transportation (DOT) was either color blind or had poor vision to make this kind of sealy requirements .



    Perhaps they needed to sleep on it some more.


    Excellent choices of cars.

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    Lars997 said:
    @Blueflame,

    by any chance, did your testcar had the no. IN-V 1898?

    As Audi has only 10 testcars for whole Germany the chance is high that it was the same car. Anyway - this car I was driving was a total nightmare (Suspension Problems, moderate engine Power).

    cheers!



    @Lars

    I have to check the full number on the pics on my other PC in the company, but it was sure IN-V XXXX.

    After the drive I was a little disapointed because of the really light steering and the road holding, but I thougt the reason for that are the fitted winter tires.

    Great sound from outside, but inside really quiet. I don't think that this car had it's full power. It felt not quicker than a 997 S that I drove one week ago.

    But this is just my experience with this particular test-car from ingolstadt.

    cu

    Blueflame

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    Ron (Houston) said:
    rv997,
    beautiful car you got there . Yes, it's U.S. requirement to have so many reflectors and Orange side markers; as to what the purpose would be ? I would say someone at the Department of Transportation (DOT) was either color blind or had poor vision to make this kind of sealy requirements .

    regarding AUDI forum, it's unlikely to happen becuase rennteam was originally created for Porsche and Ferrari was added later as well as sports cars forum. If we keep adding different forums than AMG and M users ask for their section and next thing you know rennteam becomes another mega variety forum on the web.

    I believe the 'Sports Cars' section will fit the purpose of all sports car enthusiast of all brand .



    Ron, congrats on your beautiful machine! Drive it like you stole it !

    And we used to have an AMG forum here, and that didn't work quite right .

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    Great looking car.....I'm looking forward to your "driving impressions"....

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