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Also... Ferrari has not won at LeMans since 1965 either...

2 minutes ago, Drew Dowdell said:

But it probably still has better handling.

I need to drive a Pacifica...I hear lots of good things about it.

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It's a great minivan, but it's still a minivan. Im not making any lofty claims about it's Nurbürgring prowess... Only that it will handle better than a plumber van... RWD or not.

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3 minutes ago, Drew Dowdell said:

It's a great minivan, but it's still a minivan. Im not making any lofty claims about it's Nurbürgring prowess... Only that it will handle better than a plumber van... RWD or not.

Fair enough!

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2 hours ago, smk4565 said:

The Pacifica doesn't have rear wheel drive for racing pedigree.

In other news, Pennsylvania approved the first pot growing and distribution license today. I take it you were waiting in line like it was a new iPhone?

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3 minutes ago, Drew Dowdell said:

In other news, Pennsylvania approved the first pot growing and distribution license today. I take it you were waiting in line like it was a new iPhone?

The entire world has lost its mind...as a status conscious person SMK has decided to politely follow suit.

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1 hour ago, smk4565 said:

The ZL1 has a really good time, anything under 7:30 is really fast, under 7 minutes is insane fast.  It was mentioned that Mercedes doesn't have the record, I just said what their fastest time is.   And they are going to beat the P1, it is as good as done.

@A Horse With No Name  good thing Mercedes isn't Ferrari or McLaren or they'd be losing

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Yes because all of those are the exact same cars as what's on our roads (please note heavy use of sarcasm). 

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