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Tue Apr 25, 2006
I was digging through some old files on the computer this evening, and came across something that really makes me miss driving my old Scirocco. It's a sound clip I recorded just by placing a small tape recorder on the passenger's seat. The clip is pretty short - it starts with me at rest at the intersection of French Cross Road and Route 9, and then pulling out onto Route 9 and winding through the first 4 gears. It was many years ago, but as I recall, the reason I did this was to document how she sounded after a few modifications. This would have been shortly after I swapped to a big valve cylinder head with g-grind camshaft, replaced the ignition distributor with the european version (more aggressive spark curve) and replaced the factory 4-into-1 exhaust manifold and downpipe with a less restrictive, 4-into-2-into-1 manifold/downpipe. I have to admit, she sounds even better than I remember.

Here is the recording, in WAV format.

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