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      Those are very important high speed aero pieces,...

      Those are very important high speed aero pieces, they should not be removed.
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      Waiting, still don't know. After four decades of...

      Waiting, still don't know. After four decades of experimenting with brands and cars, I decided to stick with a system designed for one plateform only. I am trying to get some feel for spring rates...
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      I'm the guy...my oil change interval is based...

      I'm the guy...my oil change interval is based upon UOAs...and they tell me when to change the oil and it's always changed before it wears out...there is no reason to wait a moment longer. My post...
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      I am purchasing the VWR adjustable dampers with...

      I am purchasing the VWR adjustable dampers with linear rate springs and camber plates this spring. These are made specifically for this car. They offer a progressive spring set as well, and, a...
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      Changing the oil at 3,000 miles or 5,000 will not...

      Changing the oil at 3,000 miles or 5,000 will not hurt anything except your wallet. If you want the real answer have a UOA performed. Your driving conditions, temperatures etc will determine how...
    6. Thread: Next set of Rs

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      ...I leased an SE knowing that the dust around...

      ...I leased an SE knowing that the dust around the R will have been settled by the time I turn it in.
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      I would be very careful using a 255 on a 6"...

      I would be very careful using a 255 on a 6" rim...and section or profile will change when compared to a 255 installed on an 9" rim for example
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      Good suspension geometry is key...no LSD can can...

      Good suspension geometry is key...no LSD can can hide poor suspension geometry.
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      Regarding to OP's question...until I drive a PP I...

      Regarding to OP's question...until I drive a PP I won't know for sure...and I cannot make any assumptions about the reduction of torque steer.

      Car control isn't subjective, however...if a car...
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      I'm at odds with that quote. "...does not...

      I'm at odds with that quote. "...does not improve cornering but will improve power transfer..." If the power is more or less equally distributed between the front wheels, car control is increased. ...
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      I used a set of these on my 2005 track only JCW...

      I used a set of these on my 2005 track only JCW Mini for 5 years...super wheels. Although I use spacers with a calculated approach, I read your note about spacers with with some surprise...unless...
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      Exacty!!! I bought a set of Nokian Hakkaplliitta...

      Exacty!!! I bought a set of Nokian Hakkaplliitta 8s, this is a studded snow tire. This tire, a very low friction/stud combo on clean black top, gave me the perfect opportunity to test the ASR...
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      ...I would drive it stock first...learn the car. ...

      ...I would drive it stock first...learn the car. Spacers, if you ignore the potential bearing wear or the decrease in mechanical leverage on outer tie rods, can aid handling quite a bit if you are...
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      What is the tire pressure? What are outside...

      What is the tire pressure? What are outside temps?
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      The PP includes an electronic Differential. And...

      The PP includes an electronic Differential. And although I agree with the above comments regarding driver technique, the same good driver using a GTi with the electronic differential will be faster...
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      Lowering a production vehicle beyond its...

      Lowering a production vehicle beyond its pedestrian limitations can destroy roll couple relationships...which are tethered to instant centers and these determine camber curves. Generally a little is...
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      I installed 10.5mm front and 5mm rear with zero...

      I installed 10.5mm front and 5mm rear with zero vibrations. All faces the cleaned very well before installation...went for a long ride and re-torqued the bolts. I'll select a set of wheels in...
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      ...and this is one key reason I recommend this...

      ...and this is one key reason I recommend this brand to everyone. Wet grip is nearly insane...hydroplane resistance is a function of tread design and some are better than others in the this respect...
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      Clifton Park NY to Wappingers Falls NY - combined...

      Clifton Park NY to Wappingers Falls NY - combined city highway. Max speed, 60 mph...shift at 2,000 rpm or follow the up=shift indicator on the dash. Its actually very easy to achieve great mileage...
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      41.8 mpg best highway mileage.

      41.8 mpg best highway mileage.
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