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Old 08-23-2014, 04:10 PM
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A quick side shot post wash:









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The Wheels definitely need to come out now. While the car looks good lower, to me the wheel shape/aesthetic looks a bit unbalanaced.
If you space them out I would worry/wonder about performance?
 
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What's the tint you have? Love how it makes the back + pano look.
 
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Old 08-23-2014, 09:34 PM
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What's the tint you have? Love how it makes the back + pano look.

20% for all windows...
 
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I appreciate that Vic, I really do...I like how the rear glass almost flows right into the pano roof.

I see you got the whole white/black theme going on with the Audi as well...I'm glad Jaguar decided to paint that section of roof black between the pano and rear glass because the white antenna really looks out of place on the Audi.

Two very sharp cars though, I like your taste...but then again,I might be biased,lol!
 
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Originally Posted by buickfunnycar.com View Post
I appreciate that Vic, I really do...I like how the rear glass almost flows right into the pano roof.

I see you got the whole white/black theme going on with the Audi as well...I'm glad Jaguar decided to paint that section of roof black between the pano and rear glass because the white antenna really looks out of place on the Audi.

Two very sharp cars though, I like your taste...but then again,I might be biased,lol!

Thanks again. The white antenna actually doesnt bother me and creates an odd but unique contrast. I can wrap it but my guy said it would be less than optimal. Im a big white car owner- my audi r8 is white too and then the Porsche is red and Black Series is actually black. I just tuned this beast and its shockingly fast from a dig with awd and rolling runs. Peak gains were 90hp and 125tq but in the usable rpm range the hp gains were close to 120 and the tq was over 130.



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Here is a video of the RS7 at take off (pre tune)

http://vid1371.photobucket.com/albums/ag317/slumdogthousandaire/2014%20RS7/RS7VideoatSupreme_zps703a506e.mp4
 

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And the R8


 
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hey how do you like the ride on the r8 compared to the Ftype?
am considering one maybe next year...
 
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hey how do you like the ride on the r8 compared to the Ftype?
am considering one maybe next year...


I love the R8- it handles better than the Jag IMHO. It has the magnetic shock set up and the car is flat with minimal bounce and compression in even the most intense of turns and at the highest of speeds. The ride is better but the tranny is not; its the 2012 R tronic SMG tranny and even with two software updates I don't like it as much as the ZF8. I heard the DSG R8 is much better and I have no doubt when it comes to transmissions. But outside of the tranny the R8 is amazing and a great second/third car with amazing sound (Ive modified the exhaust to the sexy F1 sound).
 
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I love the R8- it handles better than the Jag IMHO. It has the magnetic shock set up and the car is flat with minimal bounce and compression in even the most intense of turns and at the highest of speeds. The ride is better but the tranny is not; its the 2012 R tronic SMG tranny and even with two software updates I don't like it as much as the ZF8. I heard the DSG R8 is much better and I have no doubt when it comes to transmissions. But outside of the tranny the R8 is amazing and a great second/third car with amazing sound (Ive modified the exhaust to the sexy F1 sound).
Thanks much. I think the 2016 R8 may have a tuned exhaust and updated transmission. Am gonna wait and see....
 
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Thanks much. I think the 2016 R8 may have a tuned exhaust and updated transmission. Am gonna wait and see....


The current R8 runs the DSG which is dual clutch technology so Im not sure how much better it get tranny wise except with upgraded tcu software. But the R8 is long in the tooth still on its first gen and then next one should be amazing as you have alluded to.
 
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Vic...all I can say is you have great taste in cars...carry on man!
 
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Your RS7 looks sick! Sounds great too. If I needed/had $$$ for a people hauler, Audi would be probably be my top pick. Their design looks great IMHO compared to the current BMW and MB.
 
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Old 08-25-2014, 06:33 PM
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Vic, are you interested in putting HRE Wheels on the R? I contacted this guy from HRE looking for some HRE non-forged wheels for the F-Type. They don't have any for the Jag right now. But he mentioned he'd be interested in giving me a discount on any HRE forged wheels in return for professionally photographed photos. No idea the discount (and by your car stable you probably don't need any discount ). But the requirement is the car needs to be lowered. Thought I'd pass it along in case you or anyone else with a lowered F-Type Coupe R is interested...
 
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Vic, are you interested in putting HRE Wheels on the R? I contacted this guy from HRE looking for some HRE non-forged wheels for the F-Type. They don't have any for the Jag right now. But he mentioned he'd be interested in giving me a discount on any HRE forged wheels in return for professionally photographed photos. No idea the discount (and by your car stable you probably don't need any discount ). But the requirement is the car needs to be lowered. Thought I'd pass it along in case you or anyone else with a lowered F-Type Coupe R is interested...

Thanks, Ill consider it. I have a very long long long term relationship with HRE dating back to 2003. I have had 16 sets of their wheels but recently have not put them on any of my cars (keeping stock or trying other brands). Are you talking to Jorge or Tito?
 
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Thanks, Ill consider it. I have a very long long long term relationship with HRE dating back to 2003. I have had 16 sets of their wheels but recently have not put them on any of my cars (keeping stock or trying other brands). Are you talking to Jorge or Tito?
Jorge. I mentioned I only knew of one lowered F-Type R and he already knew it was you It's tempting, I'm not a huge fan of the Jag wheel lineup. But I can't imagine how much more I'll scrape in SF with an 1" drop. But if my car was already lowered, seems like a really good deal on nice wheels in return for some promo photos.
 
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A few more quick cell shots--- I cant believe I've only driven 70 miles with the springs installed LOL. I guess the RS7 with its tune has been taking up my time.







 
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A few more quick cell shots--- I cant believe I've only driven 70 miles with the springs installed LOL. I guess the RS7 with its tune has been taking up my time.







Cools shots. Are you going to install the spacers?
 
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Cools shots. Are you going to install the spacers?

The day they show up at my tech's shop, I will install them. As of last week they were 5-7 business days out.
 
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A few more quick cell shots--- I cant believe I've only driven 70 miles with the springs installed LOL. I guess the RS7 with its tune has been taking up my time.







I can believe it. If I had an RS7 w/tune, I'd be driving it too. That is one hot piece!
 
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