Rev It! Rev It!

Discussion in 'Ferrari Discussion (not model specific)' started by 2bf360, Feb 11, 2018.

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  1. 2bf360

    2bf360 Karting

    Dec 18, 2014
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    When you cruise along the beach to watch the sunset and your car rolls down to a very slow speed. People turn around, they heard you're coming a couple blocks away. When your car comes close to them and they yelled out to REV IT. I want to hear how many of you are actually "rev it" for people who've asked? Cheer..!

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  2. timwu12

    timwu12 Formula Junior
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    Oct 31, 2014
    Charleston, SC
    i probably indulge about 1 out of 10 requests to rev depends on the mood i'm in, haha
  3. whatheheck

    whatheheck F1 Rookie
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    Mar 27, 2006
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    Dan L.
    I honor the request 100% of the time.
    Especially now that I have Kline exhaust.

    I get nothing but thumbs up, smiles and all great compliments.

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  4. rizzo308

    rizzo308 Formula 3
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    Sep 12, 2004
    Perth, Australia
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    I’m always up for it. More than happy to oblige.
  5. MD355

    MD355 Formula Junior

    Mar 8, 2004
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    I always do it, as long as the engine is at normal operating temperature... I even wait for them to switch on their phone camera !! Otherwise I politely decline "sorry the engine is just warming up !!"
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  6. RedNeck

    RedNeck F1 Rookie
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    As long as there's not a cop nearby.... then you are the "cool Ferrari owner". No reason not to if it makes someone's day better and doesn't cost you anything
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  8. KC360 FL

    KC360 FL Formula Junior
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    Same here. Operating temp is the deciding factor. otherwise I will usually oblige.
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  9. 338Lapua

    338Lapua Formula Junior

    Sep 5, 2015
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    People have to ask you to rev it?! I don't need anyone to ask me....:D
  10. Mikael-F360

    Mikael-F360 Formula Junior

    Apr 3, 2017
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    Mikael E.
    Sure, I'll rev it for them. Especially with the AP titanium catback set I'm running. If it makes someone happy, do it.
  11. KC360 FL

    KC360 FL Formula Junior
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    Truthfully, the engine simply revved in N is kind of a letdown for me. Probably because I know the miraculous transformation of the sound of the engine under power, in gear, and at the redline.
    Maybe it's just me. But sitting in the car under those circumstances makes a concert of sound I've never felt was the same as a simple rev up. Especially since most folks once finding out it's a V8 are expecting something akin to the rumble of a Corvette. o_O
  12. GTS Bruce

    GTS Bruce Formula Junior

    Oct 10, 2012
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    Bruce Roche
    Never. Just burble away. Also no stoplight drag races. GTS Bruce 575M with straight pipes
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  13. G. Pepper

    G. Pepper F1 Veteran
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    Mar 15, 2012
    San Antonio, Texas
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    George Pepper
    Never been asked to rev it, but I would. :)
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  15. Morgan72301

    Morgan72301 Rookie

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  16. exoticcardreamer

    exoticcardreamer Formula Junior

    Dec 9, 2014
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    I used to but not anymore. I was on the receiving end one time when someone rev'd the car. It startled me as I didn't see the car. I learned that a lot of other people besides the person asking you to rev it (bystanders, homes nearby, people walking around) will not appreciate the sudden burst of noise when they aren't expecting it... Something to think about.
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  17. ago car nut

    ago car nut F1 Rookie
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    David A.
    You could say the same above about a truck using a jake brake or a loud motorcycle.
  18. paulchua

    paulchua F1 Rookie
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    Jul 1, 2013
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    Paul Chua
    This is spot on, all depends on context and location. In a neighborhood? No. - In the boonies with a car club? Sure.

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