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@robert armantrout I would have to disagree. I had 15 x 5 with 175/65/15 inch steelies on my car and then threw some 17 x 7,5 with 205/45/17 inch alloys on.

the good: more grip in corners

the bad: noticeable lack of acceleration.

In theory adding more mass = more weight. I dont see an 18 inch tire ever weighing less than a 13 inch tire with the same construction.

Also, the argument that F1 cars dont share much with roadcars is a bit ridiculous. When's the last time you saw an open wheel street car?

IMO Formula 1 tests theories and principles using a basic and optimal 'formula' (stripped out,single seat etc.) and the results are then transfered to roadcars.

Soooo.....FAT TIRES FOREVER!!

2 weeks, 4 days ago on Formula 1: 13-Inch Versus 18-Inch

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If anyone ever gets in touch with the artist, Please have him leave his deviant art page or website here.

I love how he took liberties with the stance of that jag. lovely!

1 month ago on The Best Cars & Coffee Ever?

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To quote Mike Garrett recently:

"Fat Tires Forever!"

1 month ago on What Does It Mean To Be An Automotive Enthusiast?

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OMA GOODNESS THAT'S HOT!!

THAT LAST PIC MAKES ME WANNA ZOOMA ZOOM ZOOM AND A BOOM BOOM!!!

2 months ago on Mad Mike x Miura: Virtual Becomes Reality

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B-E-A-UTIFULL MASTERPIECE ( The Build & Writing) Thanks

2 months ago on When Tribulations Give Way to Jubilation – Kris Clewell’s Porsche 911SC Engine Build

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I'm guilty of not giving this car credit for doing everything the modern driver needs-no more no less.

The worst part is I have no idea where the preconceptions came from!!

Most likely I still want to play with the older cars from the 70's?? Or maybe I dont see enough Evoras around? Maybe Lotus needs to reassure people they're not going anywhere...and offer more variants? a lighter Evora IPS?

Evora gives you heritage, handling and no headaches with the Toyota engine, but at that price maybe people would

just rather have a corvette/porsche-exclusivity be damned.

I think the biggest problem with this market and them not 'making them like they used to' is that the people who used to buy them aren't. The 3 pedal driver looking for a new car is becoming an endangered species. 

If only dogs could buy cars, too!

2 months ago on They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To…</br> Or Do They?

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Anyways as I said before I was rudely unplugged from the matrix :

Yes there should be a 928 and if you google 928 concept there are some

old Panamera style renders out there via motortrend and car and driver.

I would put this above the Panamera. Reason being you can get a nice 911 or Panamera for $100k,

and the two coexist peacefully.

If you introduce the '928' in that same price range it could gouge sales of the 911 and/or Panamera.

They should start it at $120k and go for the Maserati GranTurismo market.

2 months, 4 weeks ago on Should The Porsche 928 Come Back?

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Hey what happened to my other posts?

can we not have links anymore?

2 months, 4 weeks ago on Should The Porsche 928 Come Back?

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OOOOOOh Snap I just had a thought!!

If they do build it I would love to see a DTM RACE VERSION!!!!!!!!!!!!

Can someone do a render??

On the subject of DTM can we get a poll to SAVE THE V8's???

2 months, 4 weeks ago on Should The Porsche 928 Come Back?

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Thanks Bryn, for humorously illuminating the hypnotic abyss that is the project car.

I think its time for some new stickers to show some solidarity with my brothers and

sisters on the other end of the modified car spectrum.

Heres some ideas:

#ProjectCarProblems

#Moneypit/ #$Pit

#I'll Sell It When I Die

3 months ago on I Got 99 Problems.</br> But The Volvo Ain’t One…

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loved the rendering!..the finished car not so much.

Personally I would have hit those RB flares and spoiler with that flourescent orange to

highlight the kit.

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Change Is Bad

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@Marlowe Campos

At 1st glance looks like something new or a reincarnation of a group B rally monster-not a Scion TC

4 months ago on Suits Racing. Aasbø and Rocket Bunny Mean Business!

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Freakin gorgeousss!!!!

Heres hoping the next TC is offered in FWD,AWD, and RWD!!! I think its possible

especially if it uses the FRS platform. Subaru used to offer FWD back in the day, right?

4 months ago on Suits Racing. Aasbø and Rocket Bunny Mean Business!

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I really started to like this concept when I saw it moving.

Hats off to Hugo. I'd buy an IDX NISMO just for this kit. I WANT!...yummy!

http://youtu.be/rV2Rg3zH5EY

4 months, 1 week ago on Dreaming About The IDx

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They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, but every time I look at my CRX I just feel heartache.

I took it off the road because I came to realize the rolling-resto thing is always just patchwork. 

Now I drive society's idea of a "real car".

I'm trapped between not wanting to modify it at all and understeer,body roll, and no throttle respone!! }:(

But the e-brake works, the radio works, no rattles and I can fit some big girls :)

BTW I see you doing big things in Racer magazine Sean! Keep up the good work.

4 months, 3 weeks ago on Project Leroy: Time To Get Out And Drive!

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Posts like these are always inspiring (and motivation to make more $$).

Its an amazing time we live in where a 40 year old engine is still being tastefully

developed because its sounds good!

Heres a little piece I did not too long ago. I think fits with the nostalgic, new vintage theme.

http://go-gods.blogspot.com/2014/01/rwd-rewind.html

5 months ago on Nostalgia Rules At Japan’s Best Vintage Show

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really looking fwd to seeing what time will reveal.

cant help but feel this story needs to be supplemented with a

video documentary - "Speedhunters Presents: Mystery of the Devil RX3"

5 months, 2 weeks ago on Mystery Mazda:</br>The JTCC RX-3 Found In A Basement

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"...romance novel on wheels"...what a quote! Someone get this guy a

F12 test drive- i think he's in love <3

That Belladonna Ford GT looks pretty-like if Ferrari had sold to Ford. Even the sunken

wheels add a certain vintage characteristic. 

6 months, 1 week ago on Europe Takes On Japan</br> TAS Invasion

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I LOVE IT!! So far, no one has said it looks like x, y, or z...

obviously cues from FT-HS concept, frs etc.

but it's a great, strong,unique,brave FUTURE-IS-NOW design.

With the BMW partnership my guess is its an inline 6 with yamaha vvt-i heads 

and manual transaxle in back? #corvette fighter

Or 4 cyl with electric motors like the Toyota Hybrid R Concept? (think BMW i8)

MAYBE its a MR2 with AWD #alfa 4c fighter

Sooo many variants and possibilities with this package O_O 

6 months, 2 weeks ago on Toyota Means War: The FT-1 Is The Supra Reborn

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Jeez Dino, you're freakin' relentless!

You know its only 8 days into the new year right?

Thanks for the Awesome car and thanks Rich for bringing this over

to the states.

6 months, 3 weeks ago on The Least Desirable Skyline?

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@ioncelfals

Yess! haha. I wasn't, but when you said it, I did.

Now i cant get "nightcall" out of my head :)

6 months, 3 weeks ago on The Least Desirable Skyline?

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from Zonda R to FUBA R

6 months, 3 weeks ago on Bow Down To Japanese Car Culture

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I love this silhouette style racing car with the high sills and cropped doors.

Ever since the ALMS season ended I was suffering serious racecar withdrawal (its real yo!)

It took Chris Harris describing how the aero works on DTM cars for me to give it a chance.

And guess what?

Just like ALMS the production is great, commenators explain a lot (I finally understand and witnessed DRS), all races are on DTM's youtube channel, and even qualifying kicks ass!(look for sparks at Brands Hatch).

The best part: these guys rub when they race! These cars aren't as fragile as F1 so the drivers have a bit more gusto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxTosxlyfAI&feature=share&list=PLrjmhNF7Jz1zLtBDLxnrw7DTnE8Cheg3_

6 months, 3 weeks ago on Lost, Found and Winning: The STCC Volvo!

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@NicolasSerre

beautiful shot man! its like a super model coming out of the water in slow motion lol.

#Baywatch

7 months, 2 weeks ago on #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER: The Overflow

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Youre awesome Dino!! You seem to be just as busy as Muira san and Nakai san.

Its a trip to see your work in the print magazines too.

I picked the MC12- been my backround since.

7 months, 2 weeks ago on Behind The White Glasses

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Duuude! What the hell?!! "fuel crossover system"/ "cadmium plating"?

This article just sucked me in and blew my mind on so many levels.

Race cars with history and mystery gotta love it!

Good job!

7 months, 2 weeks ago on A Living Legend – Henry A Davis’s 1966 Ford GT40 MK1 Le Mans Race Car

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Awesome execution on this build. I liike ; )

Ryan Tuerck said that when you tandem with this

its in front of you and behind you at the same time lol

7 months, 3 weeks ago on Manfoot Huxley: Sliding To Infamy

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Wow Bryn! More highway surfing shots, please!

I love that last shot and the "pinup" shot above it.

Awesome build!!

7 months, 3 weeks ago on Laid Bare: The Cutworm Specialties Alloy Dually

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Thanks for this! I found myself right clicking and saving pictures of wires and control boxes : 0

Thats a weird feeling knowing Im excited by stuff I have no clue about...I guess that makes me a

plug-head?

7 months, 3 weeks ago on High Voltage Assault And Battery

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A lot of opinionated art school rejects on here lol. like turbo BEAMS ae86 mentioned: this is the same car just better.

Every model thats lasts more than 1 generation always gets more refined and toned R32,R33,R34 GTR; c4,c5,c6 corvette etc. Youre the quacks at art galleries looking at some "artists" vomit and saying dumb shit like "i really feel his passion".

I dont see or maybe I dont want to see this "EURO" influence...but i think they are going to love it! Im into hatchbacks and smaller, lighter cars, but I drove a friends Mustang and its just a different experience.

Its WIIDE so you feel like youre sitting on a throne and instead of a granola bar of an engine, you get a whole banquet to feast on. You take your time digesting because Torque!

Now it has a 4cyl, 200lbs lighter, IRS and a timeless style against a sea of German and French hatches and sedans...This could be a game changer in these new markts = more RWD :)

Also, theres people saying its not tough enough - gtfo! Is it that hard to imagine some racing stripes, a lip kit and some driving lights? Vaugh Gittin Jr should have you guys covered with the next RTR

7 months, 3 weeks ago on Sixth Appeal: 2015 Mustang Revealed

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@apex_DNA

you are an ELITIST dickface. read the article and learn about our ppl/world or if your butler cant read it to you watch the video http://www.today.com/news/good-samaritan-teaches-homeless-man-computer-programming-2D11650630

8 months ago on Meet Street Shark, The Ultimate Ricer

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WOW. this guys a gadamn genius.

this hurts so good, I have butterflies in my stomach :)

 

You guys need to start putting out quartely print magazines like SRP (STREET RODDER PREMIUM).

PLEASE!

8 months ago on Felony Form – The Embodiment of Ambition

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GADAAM!

This is on another level of tuning. From the platform with little support, as mentioned, to the style.

The volvo mudflaps made my heart skip. its like rocking a designer 3-piece suit with the sleeves cut off.

Well written and Great Article!

You wrote "impossible to ignore"...I'd like to add impossible to imitate. cheers!

8 months, 1 week ago on A Volvo Guy – Greg Keysar and his 1974 Volvo 142 GL

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This HAS to be good! It looks like Micheal Keaton is channeling Super Soul from Vanishing point :)

8 months, 1 week ago on Need For Speed Hits the Big Screen

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To whomever it may concern at EA: PleasePleasePlease make the engine/exhaust sounds legit.

Even if its after the fact in post production just make it fast and furious...

I mean Loud and Proud!!

8 months, 1 week ago on Need For Speed Hits the Big Screen

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@2xthefun @D1RGE 

Fuck Yeah! Thank you Thank you Thank you for defending Speed Racer the movie.

As a young kid I watched the cartoon with my brother. As and adult? Ive watched almost all the episodes and you know what, its pretty repetitive, ridiculous, drawn out but you know what: the cars are amazing!

If you like ALMS or endurance racing its like a cartoon version of motorsports. The mach 5 has some crazy specs, the Shooting Star is bad ass with mid engine and velocity stacks, the Grx was so fast you needed to be on drugs to drive it. The mammoth car is gansta and i could go on...

people who bash it are riding the critics and/or fondling their fuzzy dice

and/or have a gated shifter up their tail pipes

8 months, 1 week ago on Need For Speed Hits the Big Screen

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Very cool! Very very Cool.

Hi guys! New to StanceIWorks - Ive known about it and glanced over but I wrote it off as a "hardparker" site

(nothing wrong with that, mind you, just not my scene).

Speedhunters is my daily fix for 6 years but I have an insatiable appetite for car porn.

This monkey on my back led to spending the weekend catching up/skimming through all 80 posts. besides some hella dope rides, I appreciate your ALMS connections. A bit biased but with the Z4 I cant really really blame you :). That Z4 GT feature made me weak.

Whats making me a strong supporter and post is

1. Livefire and

2. the Great writing . Mike Burroughs BMW Model A and Rusty Slammington...greatest accomplishment...H20 scamble" stories were fiyah!

Great Job and thanks.   

8 months, 1 week ago on Super Lap Battle 2013 – StanceWorks and Amir Bentatou Attack Buttonwillow Raceway

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@TFritch Lamborghini Flying Star Shooting Brake by Touring Superleggera

8 months, 2 weeks ago on #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER: Breaking Out

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@Hardparker 

You should be arrested for Van-dalism

9 months ago on Van Go: When Art Collides With Utility

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@SuzyWallace 

I guess you could say it's tall, dark and Van-some!

9 months ago on Van Go: When Art Collides With Utility

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Great 'work' as usual guys. I myself fell in love with a jet-black DB9-One day I'll propose.

Aston Martins are like the girls you marry. Most other cars are like girls gone wild.

9 months ago on The Most Extreme Aston Martin Ever. Truly.

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This guy knows how to handle a big girl ;) All I kept thinking was how fast he's drifting with all that a$$

swinging away like that. Great video and please thank Lars for the song.

9 months ago on Fredrik Brings Back The Touge

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Jeez so much aero sticking out, Im surprised nobody lost an eye!

More on that Bachuss Energy Drink ISF and Grunt RX8 please :)

9 months, 1 week ago on All-Round Entertainment At WTAC

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Youre the best! I read "racing...a rx-7...laptop and thought" No. He's not about to do it...is he?

When I got to danger to manifold my head exploded! Well played.

Just to add on to the Cool Factor of your car: Its 43 YEARS OLD and is keeping pace with drift cars and doubling as a Workhorse!?!

I think Speedhunters has a new mascot. All you need is a orange Maximum Attack sticker on that fan shroud :)

9 months, 1 week ago on Ole Orange Bang: All Star Bash Or Bust

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$45 t shirt for almost 6 years of Free Speedhunting? Deal!

Ordered the Forest Green Maximum Attack :)

9 months, 2 weeks ago on New Maximum Joy Of Attack – 48 Hours Only

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Any chance I can get the one Camille is wearing?

It's okay you dont have to wash it

*sniff,sniff* Mmmmm French Dressing (Homer Simpson voice)

9 months, 2 weeks ago on New Maximum Joy Of Attack – 48 Hours Only

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