Roadster Driving Songs

Got a favorite tune you like listening to while cruising in the roadster? Share it with us here.

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by Linda » Fri Oct 21, 2011 11:52 pm

Pandora has an interesting World Music station--
World beats to drive to:
"Welcome Back Cooper " by Thunderball vs Liftoff
"Mangalam " Prem Joshua
"Khalgi Stomp " Transglobal Underground

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by RobertAuclair » Fri Feb 17, 2012 10:11 am

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by Linda » Fri Jul 20, 2012 10:50 am

It's summer, where you gonna go? Try this one as you're driving:
"Summertime" by Kenny Chesney
Biggest tour this year, wish I could catch a show 8)

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by Roman » Fri Jul 20, 2012 1:51 pm

Did you all know that in the vintage Porsche circles a very popular mod is doing a "radio delete"?
You build your motor, suspension and then eliminate ALL extra weight including the sound system.

Why would you want to hear songs when you have the sweet music of a finely tuned motor purring.
Those folks got the right idea.

However, if you insist on a weight robbing badass stereo system, this is the only song you need.
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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by Linda » Fri Jul 20, 2012 2:30 pm

Did you all know that in the vintage Porsche circles a very popular mod is doing a "radio delete"?
You build your motor, suspension and then eliminate ALL extra weight including the sound system.
What about the spare tire in the middle??? :twisted:
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Who could hear anything in one of those noisy egg beater vintage Porsches anyway...hahaha

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by Roman » Fri Jul 20, 2012 2:38 pm

Ah, you're missing the point Linda :)
In a small underpowered 1600, anything that reduces weight is a benefit. Despite that lack of power, winding out a 1600 to redline is a glorious sound.

The only purpose for a stereo is to keep you company on long trips. On a spirited drive...........Music off !

Ps. Having had both, a Porsche motor sounds great.
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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by spl310 » Fri Jul 20, 2012 2:43 pm

Roman, you understand it! That is why I don't get the whole effort to upgrade the radio. Stock AM or radio delete.
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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by Roman » Fri Jul 20, 2012 3:11 pm

You can't hear the thing at speed anyway! It's a freaking sportscar............not a limo.
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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by dynaguy » Fri Jul 20, 2012 4:47 pm

RFR, I totally agree with song choice. See my Aug.26,2007 post, page 1 of this string. Pat

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Post by Roman » Fri Jul 20, 2012 5:23 pm

dynaguy wrote:RFR, I totally agree with song choice. See my Aug.26,2007 post, page 1 of this string. Pat
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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by Linda » Fri Jul 20, 2012 6:08 pm

May I introduce the concept of the Cruise to all you boy racer types :D
A cruise is generally casually proceeding down a beautiful country road at 40 to 50 miles per hr , enjoying the scenery, listening to the music. There may be a picnic basket involved. Generally no sounds of squealing tires or the sickening sound of a snapped cam, just the gentle rattle of the door sills, windows, shifter, muffler, folded soft top, to soothe the over amped modern soul.
Though radical to many of you, I submit, don't knock it till you try it 8)


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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by garth » Fri Jul 20, 2012 6:18 pm

It does not matter whether the noise source is mechanical or electronic, if it broadens your smile its the right tune :wink:

Careful with the volume control though!
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Post by Roman » Fri Jul 20, 2012 7:31 pm

Linda wrote:May I introduce the concept of the Cruise to all you boy racer types :D
There may be a picnic basket involved.

Boy racer???? :smt119
Picnic basket?????? :smt078

Hell on my country roads, you're liable to hit a deer. I need my wits about me and not be soothed by Mozart whilst carrying a picnic basket. :smt003
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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by dbrick » Fri Jul 20, 2012 10:55 pm

Have to go with a few odd ones, but great for driving. The thumb drive for the Roadster has all the stuff I don't normally hear, and was always set to random.

I do agree with the boy racers, the 66 has no radio and except for long stretches of interstate, I don't miss it. I'm putting some sort of player in it, but not a priority, the Ipod and the cheapo Sony speakers are working OK, when we bother to turn it on.

Road Goes on Forever, Robert Earl Keen
1952 Vincent Black Lightning- Richard Thompson
Boom boom- John Lee Hooker
Telegraph road, Dire Straits
I'm Going Home (Live), Ten Years After
Forever, Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul
And just for fun
If I had a Boat, Lyle Lovett

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Re: Roadster Driving Songs

Post by Datsun.David » Fri Jul 20, 2012 11:04 pm

Linda wrote:May I introduce the concept of the Cruise to all you boy racer types :D
A cruise is generally casually proceeding down a beautiful country road at 40 to 50 miles per hr , enjoying the scenery, listening to the music. There may be a picnic basket involved. Generally no sounds of squealing tires or the sickening sound of a snapped cam, just the gentle rattle of the door sills, windows, shifter, muffler, folded soft top, to soothe the over amped modern soul.
Though radical to many of you, I submit, don't knock it till you try it 8)


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Tires don't squeal when you are sideways on a gravel road in the country... Although your co-driver might occasionally. The picnic basket can help smooth it over. Better have a bottle of wine in it.

Cliche perhaps? Tom Cochrane - Life is a Highway

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