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  1. You do not have the required permissions to read topics within this forum. Perhaps they've blocked people in Dandenong? lol
  2. Is that extra speed a result of exit speed and straight line speed? $1700 + fitting still works out a lot more than I'm currently paying. 195/55/15 RE001 Adrenaline for $155ea fitted/balanced. That's $620 for all four. I get about 20,000KM on the Xsara, although perhaps I'd get more on the R26 given it's bigger wheels and LSD.
  3. Gee, that gives me something to think about. R26 cons - Tyre costs - Heavier, less corner speed? R26 pros - Turbo, more power Certainly cheap though. Dad's is probably the lowest KM example in the country, only 11,000
  4. Yeah, I saw that R26, but... hmm. I'd rather keep the Xsara too, but I doubt it! I'd trade it if they'd give me $5k for it. Hey, if I was going to go to the effort of modding something old then I'd do it to the Xsara! Gee, can you tell I love her?
  5. Respraying a new R27? Yipe! The question is, can the dealer be knocked down to that price?...
  6. Gee, what a dilemma. I probably have $34-38k to spend. I've currently got a Citroen Xsara VTS, 2002, 220,000KM and it still goes hard. I want to attack those corners hard, get from point a to point b along a twisty mountainous road as if I were flying in a straight line in a mig jet. :wanker: Do I: - Upgrade the Xsara (~$10k). It's already got 220k KM on it, so it's about time for the electrics to start packing it in I'd think. It's been super reliable and it holds its ground against a highly modified GTIR, except the lack of boost obviously. - Megane Sport 225 F1 Team with 24,000KM for $26,500 Sport cup with 45,000KM for $27,990 Heavier than a clio, but turbo charged. Not as quick through corners, but quicker out I'd imagine? - Megane R26 There's one black one on carsales atm for $39,000 with 11,000KM. Gee, could you go wrong? Maybe a bit too high for my budget, but there couldn't be a better car for the money. Tyres last me 20,000KM on the Xsara and it is a daily driver. Granted they're only 15", but I could not afford to be changing them twice a year at $600 a corner! - Clio 197 I'm sure I could get one of these for $30k driveaway, so it's certainly the cheapest option, but is it the best? - Clio R27 This thing is hot. I could get yellow, but then that's the same colour as Dad's R26 and I do like the look of the white (haven't seen in person yet). What's the availability of these things? How cheap could I get one, $38k driveaway out of the picture? Only downside is it's even smaller than the xsara for any passengers and cargo, I do like to put the child seat in the back every once in a while.
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