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Old 01-27-2015, 10:50 PM
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In a distant parking lot in state far far away,
It rained lol, so me and a buddy went
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actual planning we gave it a shot..

This is the battle that occurred..
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Old 01-27-2015, 11:05 PM
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What tires are you using? They seem pretty spiffy on water.
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Old 01-28-2015, 08:30 AM
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What tires are you using? They seem pretty spiffy on water.
I run squared 235/35/19 Accelora's.. Rain does the work for me though 300tq+gears+LWFW+weight reduction feels like a lot more in the rain...!
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Old 01-28-2015, 04:27 PM
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That is awesome lol... I wanna see that in the day time! I think he wins for circling you once you stop no?
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Old 01-28-2015, 10:35 PM
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Also thank you, no one else around here seems to actually do anything.

Why does no one else post any cool stuff?? Most e34 owners boring or what!

You guys own the ultimate driving machine, act like it.
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Old 01-28-2015, 11:09 PM
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Also thank you, no one else around here seems to actually do anything.

Why does no one else post any cool stuff?? Most e34 owners boring or what!

You guys own the ultimate driving machine, act like it.
Cause the MODS dont like it when we post street racing videos, otherwise Ive demolished numerous ricers and mustangs with my 540i/6.
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Old 01-28-2015, 11:34 PM
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That does make sense, i guess few e34's hit the track but no one else slides around or does any sick video's about there car?

I figure a solo closed/open road video is ok at least right??? I just feel like those with the info here are mainly here to feed answers to the noobs to lazy to search and there is little entertainment for those with the know how already...

I am not trying Bizitch at the forum, i just feel video sharing could maybe spice it up for the rest of us?
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Old 01-29-2015, 04:29 AM
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Also thank you, no one else around here seems to actually do anything.

Why does no one else post any cool stuff?? Most e34 owners boring or what!

You guys own the ultimate driving machine, act like it.
Don't you own a ultimate driving machine also?
Or did putting a 540IT/6 fill the gap in mein auto?
Still haven't seen any pics of your car.
Don't take it the wrong way but it's like saying "I smoked pot in college, but I didn't inhale".
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Old 01-29-2015, 08:42 AM
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Don't you own a ultimate driving machine also?
Or did putting a 540IT/6 fill the gap in mein auto?
Still haven't seen any pics of your car.
Don't take it the wrong way but it's like saying "I smoked pot in college, but I didn't inhale".
Ok,

Here, just felt i should make something more current and filmed better first..


Now it is your turn... Don't worry i set the bar low!
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Old 01-29-2015, 09:39 AM
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FWIW, those of us feeding answers.. Ok, I'll speak for myself, I received a great deal of help when I joined this forum. So I am only trying to pay it back. And the laid back, generally less-di#*ish behavior on this forum, is well worth the relaxed environment. In any case, I enjoyed the videos gents. Wish I had the performance comin out of the ole gurl, and the suspension good and tight to play like that. Maybe after I redo the intake gaskets, replace a few suspension components, and get some cheap rear rims with expendable tires.
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I don't because I don't have the power. When I have the power, I won't have the balls. Hopefully, my car will be too nice to slide...
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Old 01-29-2015, 10:09 AM
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I really don't think we should ALL be out there finding the limit.

But he is sorta right, i am kinda the only one here posting any video, some one else has to be having some fun right????
I mean, it only rains here like 3x a year... I am a little disappointed considering the rest of the world has real weather lol.

I don't really see much of the cool photo shoots, meets and cruise vid's type thing either. We just kinda keep our cars still working here.

Video's don't even seem to get any attention here either. I could beat an R35 GTR today on track and post it and no one here would give a crap lol...

I wen't to BF.C for this kinda thing for a bit but there are so many bell ends to deal with there i came back.
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Old 01-29-2015, 10:30 AM
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I really don't think we should ALL be out there finding the limit.

But he is sorta right, i am kinda the only one here posting any video, some one else has to be having some fun right????
I mean, it only rains here like 3x a year... I am a little disappointed considering the rest of the world has real weather lol.

I don't really see much of the cool photo shoots, meets and cruise vid's type thing either. We just kinda keep our cars still working here.

Video's don't even seem to get any attention here either. I could beat an R35 GTR today on track and post it and no one here would give a crap lol...

I wen't to BF.C for this kinda thing for a bit but there are so many bell ends to deal with there i came back.
Amen. But damn, you make us sound like we're just here putting zip ties and band-aids on our beaters.. lol At least there isn't as much of that "I know, you listen, you do or GTFO" over here. Soon as my car easily puts a patch down, I'll post it.
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Old 01-29-2015, 10:36 AM
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I don't because I don't have the power. When I have the power, I won't have the balls. Hopefully, my car will be too nice to slide...
You don't need much power.. Just a wide open wet space and a little practice starting very very small (1st gear). Just be safe, and have fun. Who know's one day you may end up in a situation unintentionally where the practice may help you stay calm and respond correctly.
(Not the panic'd Jesus take the wheel approach some people do hahahaha)

... Especially if your intending to make power down the road.

Cutting it close takes balls, learning just takes plenty of safe space. The hardest part IMO
Id love to watch you have fun learning!

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Old 01-29-2015, 04:18 PM
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That's true, I wasn't thinking wet. And I live where I get a literal SHvT TON of rain... I'd gladly post videos of myself spinning out..
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That's true, I wasn't thinking wet. And I live where I get a literal SHvT TON of rain... I'd gladly post videos of myself spinning out..
Id like to see that... Try and hold it, post it up...

I like to think we lack video sharing not that we are boring lol.
We can hopefully learn to share more.? Anyone got anything to post...?
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Time to find a local empty parking lot, haha!
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Old 01-29-2015, 07:04 PM
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Time to find a local empty parking lot, haha!
You probably live in a better place but it is harder around here.

The front lots are juicy and ripe with poles to drive around if you have skill but require you to wait till after business hours and you have to be quick.

I find when i need to get familiar with my car the lot behind the stores tend to have a shipping doc or such that is wide open and with no traffic to worry about and walls to keep attention away.

But where ever you feel safest is best. good luck don't forget the camera!!!
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Yeah, it's gonna be a while... But I'll remember the camera.
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Sounds like that scene from Maximum Overdrive when all the trucks are circling the diner.
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Sounds like that scene from Maximum Overdrive when all the trucks are circling the diner.
And i thought i was the only one who saw that movie lol...

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That is awesome lol... I wanna see that in the day time! I think he wins for circling you once you stop no?
Haha id say so... Although i feel my drift was a bit more consistent as he had to re initiate once mid way and circled less evenly.
@ :33 sec he hesitated and got in my way as i was leading lol(can see my view in the corner) so i stopped and he decided to put his foot back down and circle me.

Haha, it was sick... Next time his ass is mine..! Bring my A game.
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