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      Where we live I would put snows on an awd car 11...

      Where we live I would put snows on an awd car 11 out of 10 times (and I do, with downsized wheels and General Altimax or the Hankook clone the last few seasons). I like being able to get where I'm...
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      So they didn't notice the relatively recent...

      So they didn't notice the relatively recent Subaru Brat debacle?
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      Yep - the suspension is pretty much bottomed out...

      Yep - the suspension is pretty much bottomed out in compression on that banked turn.

      Still digging the car, but not expecting to be able to get it.
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      :P

      http://static.fjcdn.com/pictures/Whargarble_f0aab3_629413.jpg
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      Now what I don't have in my example is a bunch of...

      Now what I don't have in my example is a bunch of power. My comment was in relation to leaving non-functional awd components in the car to affect weight distribution.

      I think that a stock R is at...
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      I'm sorry - there is no such thing as "more...

      I'm sorry - there is no such thing as "more weight" ANYWHERE on a race car that is precious. Yes good weight distribution is better than bad, all else equal, but bad weight distribution is better if...
    7. Well - Saab did show a working prototype 14 years...

      Well - Saab did show a working prototype 14 years ago. If they were healthier in the interim who knows if one would be out there.
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      Bought our 04 in 05 from the original owner with...

      Bought our 04 in 05 from the original owner with 25k miles. Just turned 195k miles this week.

      Its a GLS wagon with leatherette, heated seats and ESP
      It has been a great car with some mild mods....
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      With the heft and power of an R32, I would not be...

      With the heft and power of an R32, I would not be interested in road racing (edit) a front wheel drive (/edit) one without a spool, and I would expect it to get slower and slower over a session. Tim...
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      What does Phoenix or another race shop charge for...

      What does Phoenix or another race shop charge for arrive and drive? Tons of arrive and drive in Spec Miata and Spec Racer Ford (which is getting a big update right now, and will be a "more proper...
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      My experience tells me that you are not stepping...

      My experience tells me that you are not stepping UP in level of competition from top flight amateur to low rung pro racing. I have watched guys I raced competitively with go and run at the front of...
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      So is the racing choice because you a. want to...

      So is the racing choice because you
      a. want to race?
      b. want to be a pro racer?

      If the former - I see no reason in the world that you would not get involved in amateur club racing. There are...
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      A business trip to Munich ended up requiring a...

      A business trip to Munich ended up requiring a meeting in Stuttgart. Rented a basic stick shift diesel 3 series. Went to pick it up and they apologized for not having a manual when they handed me...
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      Great to hear that it is getting worked out. I...

      Great to hear that it is getting worked out. I have to ask though - why proceed with the cost/weight/complexity of a sprayer if it was working well on a very hot day, and it sounds like there still...
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      It does always come down to the budget. If you...

      It does always come down to the budget. If you pay attention to all of the details you can get in that neighborhood with a 10.5:1 8v with stock cam/valves/head, which will idle fine, and have the...
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      +1 on shrouding/ducting all the coolers on the...

      +1 on shrouding/ducting all the coolers on the front of the car. Make it so the air must go through the radiator/intercooler/oil cooler, or around the front of the car. Also - consider a lower temp...
    17. Are you sure the toe was where you wanted it? ...

      Are you sure the toe was where you wanted it?

      Were you standing on the power more with the LSD, and generating a bunch of wheel spin on the inside tire? The quaife will still let a tire spin free...
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      Ok. Especially since it was not relevant to your...

      Ok. Especially since it was not relevant to your point that kids should not be in the street (I totally agree), and thus they won't be there, or maybe the ones that are there are ok to risk hitting...
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      Yeah. Because kids are all robots and do exactly...

      Yeah. Because kids are all robots and do exactly what their parents ask. They are acutely aware of everything going on around them. Heck - I don't get why they always have to "grow up" in a home...
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      Right. Your a parking douche because you don't...

      Right. Your a parking douche because you don't just expect everyone else to deal with your inability to get it into the middle of the spot, you take up that space on purpose.:thumbdown:
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