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any full shots of the silver mule?
17 hours, 8 minutes ago on The Hypercar They Should Have Sold…
This is a proper shame, it soo totally should have been made considering the success the F-Type is having!
17 hours, 9 minutes ago on The Hypercar They Should Have Sold…
17 hours, 45 minutes ago on Speed & Freedom In San Diego
Theres something about 3 box racers that really gets me going! Properly cool little cars across the board!
1 day, 16 hours ago on Scion Tuner Challenge Livery: <br/>The Choice Is Yours!
There are a lot of engines sitting about going to waste, I'll have one if you wont miss it.
4 days, 17 hours ago on If You Have A Problem, If No One Can Help.<br/>Maybe You Can Hire… The TMG Team
Facotry gearboxes are where it's at.
6 days, 17 hours ago on Micro Machine: The Kei Drift Truck
Another cool beetle, when am I going to get one for myself?!
1 week, 5 days ago on Out of Style & Always Broke – Brent Favreau’s 1961 Ragtop Volkswagen Beetle
@TheCrudMan http://www.schrothracing.com/engineering I'm pretty sure Takata infuse similar technology into their FIA approved 4 point harnesses. I don't see a problem with using them on the road. You'll submarine to a degree in a 3 point too.
1 week, 5 days ago on Wider Than You: A Fatty Lotus Exige
That's pretty darned cool. Imagine showing up at drag week with this.
2 weeks ago on Feathers Ruffled: The 2JZ Mopar
This is most certainly NOT a complaint because they look great!
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Lots Of GT-Rs, Lots Of Rain
So many Volk wheels
I much prefer the sls.
2 weeks, 5 days ago on One Hot V8:</br> The New Mercedes-AMG GT
It may not be some of my finest video work, but it captures exactly how many cars are there. The P4/5 is at 15seconds in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=291tG1gabdU&list=UU8FfsMKxtkHIR5Z8-xtldtQ
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Fun & Answers With Jim Glickenhaus
I miss it soo badly.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on A Golf Cup Car For The Street
@Schlitz I did a VR6 on mine too.
Mind - Blown.
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Rudskogen In Motion
@KKL I thought the front had a tesla kind of vibe.
3 weeks, 4 days ago on The All-New Mazda MX-5 Breaks Cover
I actually quite like this. Still looks small and fun, interior is reasonably neat with the essential large tacho, proper gearbox and nice hugging seats. I'd be more than happy to snap one up if the engine specs are right.
September is quickly shaping up to be the "#Built not bought" month
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Behind The Ultimate Builds
@rook56 Some people like work and to show their skill at its full potential. I can totally see where you're coming from hehe!
3 weeks, 5 days ago on I’m Sorry, You’re Going To Do What <br />With This MGB?!
Theres an rc car chasing those drifters at 1:09 in the video.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Euro Thrash:</br> The Extreme Drift Allstars Unite
I love that this has ended up on here. Read about it a few months back in Practical Classics, they did a two part special. The engine is a stroke of genious.
see comments below. Explains all.
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Killin’ ‘Em With Cleanliness: <br /> The All Natural E30
or rear calipers? whats up with that?
erm, in one of the pictures... the car has no front brake calipers.
Not so keen on the ridiculous camber, I can't help but think they would look so much better without it yet would still get the same attention. Other than that these cars are all amazing.
4 weeks ago on Eye Candy From StanceNation Japan
I went to see the ring 24hr in 2011, I loved how the p4/5's exhausts really glowed at night time.
1 month ago on Fun & Answers With Jim Glickenhaus
For sure, there isn't a single car here I wouldn't want a go in.
1 month ago on The Pebble Beach Traffic Jam
I'm actually really digging that Nissan Pao. So much so I have saved an ebay search.
1 month ago on All The Flavours Of StanceNation Japan
@NicholasMaher @w3rrd It's a title. With a meaning you clearly understood. Whether its possible or not. You got it. So it makes sense. Hence the reason for these pictures.
1 month, 1 week ago on ’66 Mustang + NASCAR V8 =</br> One Crazy Afternoon
@skawars also at the moment you can go to scrap yards to pick up parts and fit them to your car, would you trust an electric motor or battery (probably the reason its in the scrap yard in the first place) without testing it? Granted there is risk in all parts from merchants but I'm sure you can sort of see were I'm coming from.
1 month, 1 week ago on Unplugged Tesla Model S:</br> The Future Of Car Tuning?
@guReMcO Other companies still want to pull in hundreds of millions from the tech they already have before they spend it on R&D. That's why you see a t5 turbo motor in the new focus st, an engine that's been around for nearly 20 years already in volvos. Because R&D costs a bomb.
@greenroadster I don't mind it, its a play on the words of unhinged I guess.
@w3rrd @robzor @JakWhite exactly. Home remapping is a sure fire way to bust your car for those who don't know what their doing. Whereas before you could just adjust a screw on the carb and the cars back to normal. I don't doubt cars of the future are amazing at what they do. But they sure will cost us an arm and a leg to not be part of the cookie cutter society.
@skawars @JakWhite I sure am aware of it. I just hope they never do it, so those mountain roads will always have the same appeal.
@Jake Laird @JakWhite @NYporkdept only for 8 years.
@skawars @JakWhite For sure, but what I mean is as the batteries get older, they won't hold charge as well, especially in cold climates. This is like having a hole in your petrol tank rather than lower mpg. No doubt people do modify their cars with newer parts from revised models, but my reference is that at the moment almost any joe blogs can "modify" his/her car on their drive way without the need for expensive diagnostic computers to make sure it runs right. With electric motor swap outs, the number of people likely to electrocute themselves or not earth properly will go up if not done correctly. The Haynes manuals words of "disconnect the battery" really will come back to haunt us haha!
@NYporkdept So far I've read two long term tests of the car and at around 25,000miles they've needed their drivelines replacing and have had problems with the screen on the console (which controls opening of the charger flap) good job the cars are still under warranty to be honest.
@NYporkdept @JakWhite in theory, electric cars haven't been around long enough yet to know how long these motors will last. And I'm sure the electric motors in this car alone are definitely big bucks to replace. If they weren't the car wouldn't be anywhere near as expensive as it is. We will see, it was the same with the smart phone and touch screens, they were mega bucks when they first came out, now you can get a phone with touch screen for less than £60.
That is, hoping that batteries have an international design, not per car, otherwise the car could become useless quite quickly considering at the moment cars are redesigned every few years and technology advances. Where as, petrol is petrol. It works no matter how old your car is. Its an interesting subject, hopefully manufacturers will allow you to keep your car by creating retrofit kits so you can put newer technology batteries in as/when they are developed.
If RC cars are anything to go by, parts stores will be full of upmarket speed controllers, motors, batteries, gearing etc.
With electric cars, comes the idea that the police will have control of your car and can shut it down when they want and have electronically monitored roads where-by you pass a speed limit sign and the car will not go over that speed until the next sign. The inherently non-home maintainable cars of the future don't excite me at the moment even if they do have a few cool touches, which no doubt in 30 years won't work. I don't think making cars like this is sustainable yet as they are very expensive and still seen as throw away. I really don't envy the guy who has to separate all the electrical components to recycle this car, or the cost of a motor when it breaks, at the moment you can replace small relatively in-expensive parts to fix or prolong a cars life that little bit more. Hopefully with development, the prices will come down and people will become more aware of how to service and modify these cars to be faster at home.
That red MG though...
1 month, 1 week ago on Daikoku PA: Who Needs Museums?
1 month, 1 week ago on Short Back And Slides: A RWD Golf
My dad recently leased the little evoque, and he had a similar epiphany in it, didn't want to give it back at all, but at £44,000 the spec he had was a little expensive. (his 2011 Navara isn't as nice)
1 month, 1 week ago on This Range Rover Likes It Dirty
@TarmacTerrorist I live near to the Salisbury plains and myself had a Discovery which I used to use to get across the plains whenever the traffic near Stonehenge was bad. Plenty of people here use them for what they are supposed to be used for. Though its not exactly affluent in some area's.
I love that this guy has raced it since it was new and gone for the acrylic wing to help keep the stock tail shape.
1 month, 1 week ago on The Big Red Corvette
@RodChong I mean no disrespect, but it only takes a read through the comments here to see what people are saying.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on A Blown, Aired-Out Infiniti G37:</br> The Perfect Japanese Luxury GT Coupe?
Lets put it this way, the cars of august will be a hard choice because all the cars are the same.