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one thing this article missed was the paddock. you can spend hours walking through rows of your favorite cars and get up close and take photos and talk to the owners and mechanics and drivers. I've gone almost every year since 2002 and it's always full of great automobiles. hell, most of my IG is just pics from this and the concours de elegance =)
1 week, 1 day ago on How To Run A Reunion
also, why didn't you show the wheel lips??? there were polished, then beadblasted, then anodized! two different textures on the wheel lips! its a great detail
6 months, 3 weeks ago on The Perfect 911: Singer Does It Again
I saw this in august at laguna seca and it is absolutely beautiful. Rob (the dude from singer) was really nice and completely not a egotistical about his build. I wish more builders would strive for this level of clarity of vision, as I think it really helps push others to build better cars themselves.also, @Larry Chen and @speedhunters_mike when were you out here for this story? I know all those photo spots
Abs will out-brake non-abs everytime
9 months, 1 week ago on The Self-Drifting BMW:</br>Has Technology Gone Too Far?
i want to like this, but it just seems, grotesque.
9 months, 1 week ago on Murcielago Mix-Up:<br />The Fiat That Ate A Lamborghini
requirements for driving:
throttle cableclutch pedaltraction control off
9 months, 2 weeks ago on The Self-Drifting BMW:</br>Has Technology Gone Too Far?
one of my favorite builds in years. thanks for posting all the build info and pics!
10 months, 1 week ago on The LaSupra Build: Bodywork
definitely lots of cool touches and I really like the general theme. love the color. not a big fan of body kits in general, so i'm sorta bias against this one.
I just can not believe that this car gets driven. seems completely impossible to drive on any road with even the slightest irregular surface.and the louvers, I always thought the old-school rodders have a louver-pressing machine that punches the shape into an existing panel, one louver at a time. I didn't know you could just buy a big louvered piece of metal and tack it on. I think doing some actual welding and grinding would make the hood 1000 times better looking.cool build nonetheless! thumbs up!
10 months, 1 week ago on #FeatureThis: An S13 Goes Full Kustom
wow that is amazing look!
12 months ago on Generation Next: </br> The Rocket Bunny x MadMike FD3S
those braided brake lines are going to rub through the paint over time. tie them out of the way or slide some tubing over them to keep your paint nice =)
1 year, 1 month ago on Project Z: New Revelations
c'etait de rendezvous
1 year, 2 months ago on Poll: The Best Car Movie Ever
BTW, any car movie list needs to include: Claude Lelouch's Rendevous "C'etait un Rendezvous", which is just 10 minutes of illegal driving through paris in 1976, with a camera mounted to the front of a ferrari, and probably is on of the most influential vehicle films ever made.
what about: The road warrior (more vehicular carnage than mad max)cannonball run 1 and 2jackie chan's police forcetokyo drift death proofthe transporterand you gotta specify that you're talking about the original italian job not the remake, and the jean luc godard "taxi" not the one with queen latifa.movies are serious time!
1 year, 3 months ago on Less Is More: A Norwegian Style Ae86
:: takes nap next to motorcycle ::
1 year, 3 months ago on Our Kind Of Man Cave: 396 Motoring
as someone who was old enough to drink in the 90's, I love this build.
1 year, 3 months ago on DROPPED AND ROCKED: THE V8 MK1 ESCORT
it's weird reading this from the first person perspective of 'fast car magazine', but i'm reading it on SH. you've created a paradox in the space-time continuum.
1 year, 3 months ago on Fast Car Magazine: Bays Of Thunder
TRIPLE E-BRAKE!!!! =P
1 year, 4 months ago on Joyofmachine Sverige: It’s All About Style
i love this
1 year, 4 months ago on A Labour Ovlov: The Turbo Bmw-powered Volvo
that multi-piece crankshaft? i had no idea!
1 year, 4 months ago on THE PROCESS: INSIDE THE ENGINE HOSPITAL
@MatsKarlsson what dictates whether or not they get MOT checked?
1 year, 4 months ago on ENGINE HUNTING @ GATEBIL SWEDEN
does sweden just exist in the absence of emissions laws?
the level of detail and build quality on these cars is amazing. so much work and thoughtful craftsmanship.
1 year, 4 months ago on INK-N-IRON: LONG BEACH SPOTLIGHT-O-RAMA
@Charizard because this is a comments forum. we discuss and share our views, opinions, and reasoning. when we disagree, we argue/debate as best we can. some people are better at it than others.
1 year, 4 months ago on NAKAI GOES TURBO: THE RWB ROTANA
@ComJive i understand that aspect that you're describing, BUT that requires the premise that that front end should be half an inch above the ground. Nakia's early cars without the clunky rubber didn't require the look to be scraping the ground. using the need to look low as a justification for running thick rubber chunks is just circular reasoning. I'm not at any point saying the car needs to be "VAG low". again, using the hazards as a reason to validate the excessive rubber is not a valid argument, because it implies the acceptance that the car needs to scrape the ground, and therefore you'll need to avoid hazards.
Dat Escort!!! glad to know there's a feature coming =)
1 year, 4 months ago on Red Flag To A Bull: Players Classic
@Lastspark a lot of his car don't use the bolt on style.http://forums.rennlist.com/rennforums/attachments/911-turbo-930-forum/567679d1316538223-rauh-welt-aka-rwb-1164317680837781200526169.jpgi think maybe he uses the bolt on style, instead of actually doing the sheet metal work, to allow for the flares to be mass produced and allow for changes and replacement in the event they are damaged.
@ComJive here's a couple that don't have huge chunks of rubber tacked on to the front splitters. http://image.automotive.com/f/featuredvehicles/eurp_1011_rauh_welt_begriff_porsches/30781870%2Bsoriginal/eurp_1011_03_o%2Brauh_welt_begriff_porsches%2B964_caerra_2s.jpgand this one as well http://jasonsgrainofsalt.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/moblog_865ea40c.jpgand I'm not sure what the 'hard parking' comment is even in regards to. does having a 4in piece of rubber on the air dam instead of a 2in piece of rubber on the air dam somehow make the car more usable or are you just trying to create a false premise so it looks like your point is valid?
I normally enjoy his builds, but this one feels the most 'fake' than the others. somehow the body kit below the door, and the 5 inch front air damn seem like a 'cheater' way of making the car look really low. those things have to be sitting 3 inches lower than the frame rails.tinted headlights?. tinted windows on a 'track car'?. door jams not color matched. comeon, it's details that make his cars amazing and subsequently, LACK of details detract from it.I know RWB has set the bar really high for himself, but this seems somehow LESS RWB.
another great article!
1 year, 4 months ago on Fd Palm Beach: A Day In The Life Of A Speedhunter
@Brad_S yes they are, which makes me wonder why they put them on this car? even just a little bit of lip like a classic fuchs would have been better than these ugly things =( shoulda been like this if they wanted to invoke a retro aesthetic http://forums.rennlist.com/rennforums/attachments/993-forum/682108d1353595155-ever-wonder-what-rsr-finish-18-fuchs-might-look-like-on-a-993-porsche-tequipment-911-02.jpg
1 year, 4 months ago on Porsche Goes Retro For The 911′s 50th
porsche y u make zero-lip wheels?
@speedhunters_dino @ClaytonPayton my favorite is the miura; designed using the aerodynamic thought of the time, the car actually generates lift at speed, causing it to lose traction!. but damn it looks amazing.
1 year, 4 months ago on A BRILLIANT VIEW INTO AERODYNAMICS
those meisters are insane!
1 year, 4 months ago on GRASSROOTS MASTERS: THE IDLERS HIT TSUKUBA
remember the olden days when aerodynamics looked really good but didn't actually work?
i like this build. it's eye grabbing, futuristic and overstated. =)
1 year, 4 months ago on Messer Is More: The Turbo Fan Audi A7
@Chapel what classifies a wheel as being 'turbo'? directional venting?
now lower it.
1 year, 4 months ago on RAUH PASSION: A DREAM DRIVE IN AN RWB PORSCHE
old car > new cars
1 year, 5 months ago on CLASSIC DAYS: BACK TO THE PAST
ah NM i just realized that i've always seen the fastback versions of the chevy II. learn something new today!
1 year, 5 months ago on FOR THOSE 10 SECS OR LESS: FAMOSO SPEED SHOP
can anyone ID that white coupe in the fourth picture? it looks like a chevy II but the c-pillar looks different to me.
@datsunsss @speedhunters_dino speaking of which, is that 510 running ITB's ?
1 year, 5 months ago on Spotlighting Customs At The Street Car Nats
mooneyes is slang for white ppl eyes? yes/no?
1 year, 5 months ago on Customs Invade Tokyo: The Street Car Nationals
@ozbroz @DBrogie1 I agree with you ozbroz. there IS suspension components. now the usefulness is up for question but i digress.
1 year, 5 months ago on Rat Fink’s Zombie Nightmare: The Volvo Hemizon
wear nitrile gloves when working on cars! your fingers and your gf/bf will thank you =(
1 year, 5 months ago on Project Z: L28s And Heartbreak
1 year, 5 months ago on Power To The People: The Bhp Performance Show
@JDMized the look like they are right inline with the edge of the roof/door line. maybe generating extra downforce?
1 year, 5 months ago on Meet The Seat Leon Cup Racer
1 year, 5 months ago on Discussion: Project Car Priorities
all this talk of burnouts and the tires still have the manufacture stickers on them. lets see some smoke!
DOES HE HAVE A ZIPPER ON HIS TIE!!?!?!?
1 year, 5 months ago on Hyperdesign In Extremis: Stephenson And The McLaren P1