amazing driver or just lucky?
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Might of had an idea of what he was doing. He didnt hit the brakes until the end of the 360, least he knows you have a better chance of finessing the skinny pedal with a awd car. Still some luck in there...either way
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99' Cherokee Lifted and such.
93' Notch Built 302 Carbed.
There goes the "GTR drives itself" theory. This was in a straight line the car couldn't drive itself.
I think when the tail came out he became a passenger and got very lucky.
Edit, watched the video a few times. He does correct one way, then the other. If it was all skill he would have saved it from the spin all together.
1/2 luck 1/2 skill.
Last edited by Dave Zero; 03-19-2012 at 01:41 PM.
I'm still trying to figure out how he lost it in the first place..
06 VW - 6.0 W12 444hp/413tq all motor - stock | 05 VW 4.2 V8 335hp + intakes & exhaust =?
04 VW - 3.2 VR6 330hp all motor - far from stock | 03 VW 2.8 VR6 201hp + ecu flash = ?
01 ZRX1200 - not stock
The same rule applies for cars that aren't low/fast/stanced/new/old enough.
Lately I have been testing "tip-in events". Just the tip-in. Just to see how it feels. Response time is typically on the order of 2-3 seconds. Sometimes the injection timing is a little off...
If it was just a picture of the girl (and not is some "look at this hot babe" angle/composition)- I am sure dude would have no issue.
But when being posed like a hot bikini model for an "artistic" car shot, you become fair game for some criticism.
Last edited by BRealistic; 03-19-2012 at 08:29 PM.
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Warranty is really only voided if the data shows you broke the car on a launch. The transmissions aren't fragile, the 09s had issues with first gear because the launches were so agressive with VDC off that they wheel hopped badly which will blow any gearbox. The transmissions are finicky though, and when stupid things like pressure sensors, or clutch seals break, instead of replacing the 50 dollar part, a whole new transmission gets installed
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