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Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 09-04-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,564
Posted By yearn2burn
Has anyone tried this gadget sold on TireRack? ...

Has anyone tried this gadget sold on TireRack?
http://www.tirerack.com/accessories/detail.jsp?ID=163
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 08-23-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,896
Posted By yearn2burn
I think I came up with the answer: typo on the...

I think I came up with the answer: typo on the web, which unfortunately keeps getting repeated.

here's a link to the nissanusa specs that shows 20f/20r offsets:...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 08-23-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,896
Posted By yearn2burn
offset changes

I am curious too. I am looking for track wheels for my car. During my research, I saw many track wheels had offsets way different than what I thought was stock, until I found the 2010 and 2011 OEM...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 07-05-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,675
Posted By yearn2burn
[QUOTE=CajunGodzilla;21364]Owners get $75 and the...

[QUOTE=CajunGodzilla;21364]Owners get $75 and the F%#@ing lawers no doubt get zillions.QUOTE]

It actually says in the notice that the lawyers will ask for$150,000 from Nissan. The actual plaintif...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 07-03-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,675
Posted By yearn2burn
I don't have a problem, so I'm sending in the...

I don't have a problem, so I'm sending in the card, unless I here an argument as to why not. BTW, the response deadline is 12/31. If you didn't get a notice, the Q&A line is 800-207-0343.
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 07-03-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,675
Posted By yearn2burn
Class action suit

I just received an invitation to join in a class action lawsuit against Nissan regarding launch control.

It applies to all US residents with a new or used 2009 GTR.

Like most of these...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 05-15-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,205
Posted By yearn2burn
Do you mean the situation when you come to a...

Do you mean the situation when you come to a stop, hit the gas and nothing happens for a second, then the car jerks into gear and lurches forward? I think that issue occurs when you take off while...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 05-03-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,939
Posted By yearn2burn
The data logging system is Traqmate...

The data logging system is Traqmate (www.traqmate.com). It sells for about $1000 for the data logging hardware and PC software. It has a 3D accelerometer and GPS inputs and generates everything...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 05-02-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,939
Posted By yearn2burn
You got the stock tires right. Even so, it was...

You got the stock tires right. Even so, it was pulling 1.3 G. That's a lot more than it will do on the street for me (just over 1 G). Maybe it's the warmer tires, or the ground effects at speed. ...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 05-02-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,939
Posted By yearn2burn
Video of my car lapping Road Atlanta

Last weekend I took my 2009 GTR to Road Atlanta for the PCA DE. I have usually driven my 944 turbo, so it was a real treat to be the one blowing by rather than being blown by. They have new rules...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 04-23-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,816
Posted By yearn2burn
I'm talking about the summary screen on the first...

I'm talking about the summary screen on the first picture of this threat with general information. Not the performance "functions". I use those too and have a favorite customized one with a large...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 04-22-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,816
Posted By yearn2burn
I know you can display fuel mileage individually...

I know you can display fuel mileage individually as you note, and much more, but I like the concept of a customizable status screen that shows multiple things. Pushing status on my 2009 only shows...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 04-21-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,816
Posted By yearn2burn
I like the status display on your first picture. ...

I like the status display on your first picture. My 2009 doesn't have the window showing fuel economy. I assume that window is customizable? I wonder if any other tweaks have been made. The iPod...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 03-05-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,405
Posted By yearn2burn
Audio: -XM radio sounds compressed - like very...

Audio:
-XM radio sounds compressed - like very low bit rate digital stream.
-iPod menu takes forever to navigate, but sounds great.
-iPod doesn't pause when you use the phone. It does pause if...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 01-14-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,128
Posted By yearn2burn
squeal diary

Mine did pretty well during break-in, but have been sqealing a lot for the last few days. During break-in, I only noticed it as described in the owners manual when going around a slow turn on the...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 01-13-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,068
Posted By yearn2burn
R mode and manual downshift

It says in the owners manual that in manual R mode, the transmission won't automatically up-shift at red-line. My question is whether it will downshift when that downshift would result in exceeding...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 01-10-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,463
Posted By yearn2burn
I am really looking forward to our local track,...

I am really looking forward to our local track, Road Atlanta. I've been going there for years, albeit with much slower cars in the past (RX7, 944 turbo, 911, Cayman S).



Yes, from Atlanta. I...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 01-07-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,463
Posted By yearn2burn
Coming of age

Finally, the wait is over. I got to see this on the way to work, with 1 mile of driving left. Pulled over for the picture then to manual mode, and pedal to the floor... ...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 12-29-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 20,589
Posted By yearn2burn
Asking whether the GTR should have been Infiniti...

Asking whether the GTR should have been Infiniti instead of Nissan is like asking a parent the hypothetical question: If you could change the past, would you re-roll the sperm and egg dice for a...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 12-27-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,603
Posted By yearn2burn
Works well with iPod classic (6th generation). ...

Works well with iPod classic (6th generation). The interface takes control of the iPod on the GTR's multifunction display. You can't control from the iPod. Sound is great, better than XM (which...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 12-17-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,142
Posted By yearn2burn
That's impressive. On the surface, that sounds...

That's impressive. On the surface, that sounds like a major loss for the dealer. Maybe cutting losses short? Is there another hidden source profit for them that Consumer Reports doesn't know...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 12-15-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,588
Posted By yearn2burn
Maintenance Plus

I just bought a GTR and the dealer tried to sell a "Maintenance Plus" plan. They have different levels: Bronze Basic 1 & 2, Silver value 1 & 2, Gold schedule 1 & 2, and Gold Preferred/Premium.
...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 12-13-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,142
Posted By yearn2burn
I just bought a new 2009 premium/iPod/mats for...

I just bought a new 2009 premium/iPod/mats for $74,000. There are always other potential gotchas that people don't talk about. There were $660 in "fees", which I might of been able to wiggle out of...
Forum: Client Forum - GT-R, Supra, Viper, Vette, and sports car discussion 12-13-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,327
Posted By yearn2burn
Atlanta

Dohh! I just bought a 2009 GTR and see there was an event at Road Atlanta a few weeks ago. Wish it was coming up rather than just past. How many showed up? I'm really looking forward to getting...
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