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Old 01-23-2012, 03:05 PM   #261 (permalink)
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.....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
Which you can do whichever end is doing the driving

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Old 01-23-2012, 03:07 PM   #262 (permalink)
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Which you can do whichever end is doing the driving
......but being driven from the rear makes my...um, car...happy.
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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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......but being driven from the rear makes my...um, car...happy.
Whatever dings your, er, it's thing.
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You GO w your big, bad self (I mean little) George!!!!!!!!

Folks; I think we have found the dream side of Arragonis!!! He puts up a great front,
but on his dark side, what is really in his dreams.....THIS is how he would really like to drive!! (tee-hee!)
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Old 01-24-2012, 06:11 AM   #265 (permalink)
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You GO w your big, bad self (I mean little) George!!!!!!!!

Folks; I think we have found the dream side of Arragonis!!! He puts up a great front,
but on his dark side, what is really in his dreams.....THIS is how he would really like to drive!! (tee-hee!)
Kind of - I want to be this guy who drives the Aygo's sister car a Citroen C1 in rallies - there is a Formula 1000 for 1 ltr cars for beginners.

Chris Ingram Rallying

Hmmm - looks fun (waits for ponder smiley...)

He manages quite a few four wheel drifts in his FWD car in his videos - which are worth a watch. The latest video I found on him (not on his site) he had switched from a C1 to an Aygo - obviously superior
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The fact of the matter is this

RWD means each pair of wheels does one task- utlmately more controllable and suited to someone who enjoys driving in a spirited manner..

FWD is great for folks who like to go quickly without having to be too concerned with the actual act of driving (understeer is "safer")

I like a decent FWD hatch as much as the next man (mk1/2 golf, pug 205/309 106 rallye etc) BUT, for getting in, through and out a corner either neatly OR on fire backwards through a hedge, RWD wins

HOWEVER, I'm pre disposed to driving "low poewer" (relatively) RWD cars, so for me, part of the fun is maintianing momentum by maximising the speed throught the bend with no loss of traction

If you want a fun, frugal fwd car- get a Ford Focus-the mk1 has a grand chassis if you have some cajones

as for daily smiles- I love the idea of George done up like an early 90's carlos saintz Celica
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Hmm - facts, but no real advantage other than "it feels better"

Anyway - this thread is for smiles and we've done 2 pages, so why not have a seperate thread on it.

OK - http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post281967
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Hmm - facts, but no real advantage other than "it feels better"

Anyway - this thread is for smiles and we've done 2 pages, so why not have a seperate thread on it.

OK - http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post281967
I gave you a daily smile- George as a celica rally car
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George only has one sticker - and thats the one from here

(well 2 if you count the one from Toyota saying he has a 5 year warranty).
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Having Arragonis teach me about pictures, and ecomodder albums!

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