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Re: Some B.S. from a Type R board (archive)

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Posted by MR3 on June 24, 2000 at 20:32:43:

In Reply to: Re: Some B.S. from a Type R board posted by Slick///M3 on June 23, 2000 at 20:48:52:

"loose handling" huh? I see you have no organized driving experience....I have 10+ years and the Type R is as good as a FWD platform is going to get.....The AVG driver in an autocross will be able to drive a Type R faster than an M3......
I've seen it happen many times.....Next time you post crap like this make sure you have the experience to back it up...Not a test drive, or two.....

Every once and I while I get so pissed off I have to respond to a post like this one...

Everyone enjoy their M's on the track, or an Autocross....the car shines there....

: :
: : I'm not much of a Hype...err Type R fan and it just amazes me that R owners think their cars are on par or superior to the M.
: :

: I read through some of those posts, from the so-called "used to be an M owner, now an R owner thread". Someone suggested that the ITR appeals more to the younger types, and the M to the older types. I agree with that. After all, the ITR is way less expensive... a new one costs about the same as a stock 95 M3 with 50K miles.

: I drove two ITR's before picking an M. My impression was that the ITR is a shoddy tin can, with excessive road and engine noise, loose handling, and boring Honda interior styling.

: The salesman made a big deal about the brushed aluminum shift knob... I guess that made it go faster or something, (just like one would on an M3).

: Sure, Honda's a good, reliable, affordable brand... so what?

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