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Old 01-23-2012, 02:53 PM   #260 (permalink)
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Personally, I always thought the point was to go around the curves as fast as possible WITHOUT losing traction, something that rather defeats the whole purpose of the exercise :-)
.....unless there is that sick part of you that enjoys burning a bit of rubber on occasion.

That and the feeling you are steering with your gas pedal and brake as much as with the steering wheel is thrilling
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I think you missed the point I was trying to make, which is that it's not rational to do either speed or fuel economy mods for economic reasons. You do it as a form of recreation, for the fun and for the challenge.
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