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Old 10-18-2017, 01:43 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Old 10-18-2017, 03:27 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Old 10-18-2017, 03:43 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Old 10-19-2017, 05:57 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Old 03-25-2018, 10:35 AM   #25 (permalink)
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I'm addicted to the Russian dash cam crash videos.
What is is with the rear brake bias on those old Russian cars?

It seems like there are a LOT of crashes with old Ladas hitting the brakes suddenly, then immediately slewing sideways into oncoming traffic or something else photo-worthy.
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Old 03-25-2018, 10:09 PM   #26 (permalink)
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What is is with the rear brake bias on those old Russian cars?

It seems like there are a LOT of crashes with old Ladas hitting the brakes suddenly, then immediately slewing sideways into oncoming traffic or something else photo-worthy.
At least the "classic" Ladas such as the Laika and the Niva have 70% front-30% rear brake bias, and instead of a dual-diagonal circuit they have the main circuit operating on all wheels while the secondary operates front wheels only.
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Alex on Autos is a good channel for new car reviews. He covers all kinds of cars, but he seems to focus a little more on EVs and hybrids and he's very knowledgeable about them.
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Old 11-06-2018, 02:16 PM   #30 (permalink)
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bonkers tomfoolery Dart+Fury Frankensplice!

OK, the guy(s) doing the Cold War Motors channel have gone off the deep end:

They've cut the rear body off a non-rusted-out, running 1960 4-door Dodge Dart which happens to share the same chassis/frame/hard points as a more desirable 2-door 1960 Plymouth Fury.

They're grafting the back end of a rusted out Fury onto it. It's bananas, and highly entertaining.

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