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Old 16-02-2006, 05:01 PM   #1
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Old 16-02-2006, 05:08 PM   #2
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I feel a certain warm glowing " I told you so" was only a lucky guess.
Hope that means a lot of cheaper 2.5s (I wish)
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Old 16-02-2006, 07:13 PM   #3
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IMHO the old 300X looked nicer
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Old 16-02-2006, 08:08 PM   #4
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thought it was coming but how much?
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Old 21-02-2006, 12:46 PM   #5
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would someone in the know explain how the 300xs and the promax 300x differ

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Old 21-02-2006, 01:14 PM   #6
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One is a 3 litre efi motor, the other is a 3.2 litre optimax motor.
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Old 21-02-2006, 01:22 PM   #7
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Anybody know how much it weighs and how many £'s ?
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Old 21-02-2006, 01:24 PM   #8
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full spec on the site first post but it weights 229kg or 505 lb's
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Old 21-02-2006, 01:25 PM   #9
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Says on the site. Weighs quarter of a tonne.
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Old 21-02-2006, 01:25 PM   #10
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505lbs 229 kg - same as the Opti's..

price arounbd 18-20k us.. so i've read on S&F
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Old 21-02-2006, 01:30 PM   #11
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Says on the site. Weighs quarter of a tonne.

yea for xxl 242 kgs
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Old 21-02-2006, 01:33 PM   #12
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Looks like i'll be sticking with my efi's at 350lbs each then.
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Old 21-02-2006, 01:39 PM   #13
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roofer are your efi 280 ros, what do the burn per hr 30 gallons?
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Old 21-02-2006, 01:52 PM   #14
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roofer are your efi 280 ros, what do the burn per hr 30 gallons?
no, modified 260 ros, 30+ when racing.
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Old 21-02-2006, 01:56 PM   #15
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Old 21-02-2006, 01:57 PM   #16
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would the 300 optis not allow you to run a lighter fuel load than the efis ?
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Old 21-02-2006, 02:01 PM   #17
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Daft Pillock!

Just for kicks, how'd ya fancy this hangin orf the arse of a wee 19 footer! (no, I don't mean TD)
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Old 21-02-2006, 02:03 PM   #18
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Thats a massive engine, it would sink a p18 and make turning fun.
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Old 21-02-2006, 02:05 PM   #19
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would the 300 optis not allow you to run a lighter fuel load than the efis ?
Maybe but not by much, I bet they're thirsty flat out.
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Old 21-02-2006, 02:21 PM   #20
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300 xs

from what there saying on S/F mid range economy very good and thats where the saving on fuel is
but at WOT they will still sup it up
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