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I need more power

Had my 166 2.5 V6 for a month now and I love her to bits, but today she let me down.
Approaching a roundabout today I had a Volvo up my chuff, no problem will leave him on the dual carriage way, of I go right gear (2.5 likes to be revved) check my mirror Volvo still with me. Slowed by a white van, next roundabout van moves out of the way and we are of again, V6 happily spinning to 7K through the box, warning buzzer going (set to 3 figures) he is still there . Got him on the brakes though .

He then overtook me in a 30 , they are there for a reason, clock the badge T5 checked it on autotrader 240bhp so now I need a 3.2.
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The Highway Code (used to at any rate) say(s) that you shouldn't drive in a spirit of competition with other road users.........

At least in a 2.5 in competion with a 2.5Turbo.......those Volvos are seriously quick....why do you think the Police used them
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Consider yourself lucky it Wasnt an unmarked car.

I got "persuaded" by a T5 to play on the A1 at what we should call excessively spirited speeds.

10 miles down the road I got the dreaded blues.

Nicest copper in the world. I was in a 350z demo from work. He had a good look over the car.... sat in it for a bit..... revved her up which would put a smile on any petrolheads face.

All I got was a warning.... admitted he had "baited" me cos he wanted a closer look at the car. Lucky??? I'd say.

I now... as of last week have a clean license.... for the first time since 1988.... 3 weeks after I passed my test!

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The police ones aren't 240bhp either.. More like 280
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Moved to Tuning Lounge
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Not really a tuning thread Biggie
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The Highway Code (used to at any rate) say(s) that you shouldn't drive in a spirit of competition with other road users.........

At least in a 2.5 in competion with a 2.5Turbo.......those Volvos are seriously quick....why do you think the Police used them
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