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Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 06-29-2005, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,617
Posted By malcolm
how about sponsoring a road-race corvette in...

how about sponsoring a road-race corvette in canada?

hahaha
Forum: Pictures and Video Clips 04-12-2005, 11:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,011
Posted By malcolm
uh, all-wheel-drive anyone? With FR cars,...

uh, all-wheel-drive anyone?

With FR cars, the steering angle is a pretty accurate judgment of the angle of the car. Of course, that angle could be increasing at the instant the photo was taken......
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 04-04-2005, 08:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,219
Posted By malcolm
should be interesting to see how they do with all...

should be interesting to see how they do with all that sticky rubber down on the track. Champ Cars run on super soft rubber, and they put down a lot of it... I'll bet the cars will act quite...
Forum: TECH Discussion Forum 03-16-2005, 10:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 38,028
Posted By malcolm
umm... right idea, wrong terminology. cowl...

umm... right idea, wrong terminology. cowl induction is where they have an intake for the motor at the back of the hood, in front of the windsheild. It is a high pressure area there, so air gets...
Forum: TECH Discussion Forum 03-13-2005, 02:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 38,028
Posted By malcolm
if you're going to do any highspeed driving,...

if you're going to do any highspeed driving, think about putting a belly pan under the engine-bay, and working on your internal aerodynamics to allow the air either out of the hood somehow, or out...
Forum: DRIFTING Technique Forum 03-13-2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 23,287
Posted By malcolm
I disagree. Both need good balance, well-tuned...

I disagree. Both need good balance, well-tuned suspension, and pretty much all the same stuff. Honestly, all you need to do to make a good drift car out of a good circuit car is to adjust the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-02-2005, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,144
Posted By malcolm
just so you know, my friend in a stock-body,...

just so you know, my friend in a stock-body, lowered (2" ground clearance) S13 did 276 km/h , and he had about 260 horsepower at the wheels with his SR20. He was at 7000 rpm in fifth when he hit his...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-17-2005, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,144
Posted By malcolm
yeah man, if you're gonna do 200+, get some...

yeah man, if you're gonna do 200+, get some AWESOME tires.



um, I would just go with a front air-dam as close to the ground as you can, and a little lip-spoiler on the rear. At those speeds,...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 02-17-2005, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By malcolm
my girlfriend is into firgure skating... after...

my girlfriend is into firgure skating... after watching some of the pairs skaters on tv with her, man that sh*t is **dangerous**. They had a segment where they showed some of the accidents they had...
Forum: TECH Discussion Forum 02-12-2005, 11:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,031
Posted By malcolm
Kirkey aluminum road race seat. Fits like a...

Kirkey aluminum road race seat. Fits like a glove, rigid, light, and cheap. Sure, it's not all "jdm-tyte" or whatever, but it does the job quite well.

www.kirkey.com (if that's not their link,...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 02-12-2005, 11:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,969
Posted By malcolm
it's a competition. they are a team. they want...

it's a competition. they are a team. they want to win, and all the more power to them to choose the best driver for the job. should a japanese driver be penalized because he's japanese? What...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-12-2005, 11:07 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 85,960
Posted By malcolm
haha, I totally missed what he said about it...

haha, I totally missed what he said about it being like JGTC. He was probably referring to a flat-shift system or something, where it cuts the spark when the gearshift lever is pulled.

Either...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 02-12-2005, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,299
Posted By malcolm
awesome. good to see someone with motivation. :)...

awesome. good to see someone with motivation. :)

there should be some rules sets here on drifting.com

if you want some more loose rules, look up http://www.driftnation.com (Canadian drifting...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-12-2005, 02:31 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 85,960
Posted By malcolm
you mean an anti-lag system for the turbo? ...

you mean an anti-lag system for the turbo?



it's ok when it's off throttle, and the flames are coming out the exhaust. Watch any turbo porsche, or turbo RX7... The fast ones shoot flames off...
Forum: TECH Discussion Forum 02-11-2005, 05:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,897
Posted By malcolm
it wasn't you that we were referring to... it is...

it wasn't you that we were referring to... it is whoever wasn't able to drift on something as small as a 195 and needed something smaller... they should just wait for snow or something.
Forum: NEW to DRIFTING (BEGINNERS) Forum 02-11-2005, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,824
Posted By malcolm
funny side note.... when I was born, my right...

funny side note.... when I was born, my right foot was sitting at a 45 degree angle to where it should have been. my mother was horrified, but my father just said "LOOK!!! He was BORN to...
Forum: TECH Discussion Forum 02-11-2005, 04:27 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,897
Posted By malcolm
HAHAHAHA!!!! I love it. so true. your...

HAHAHAHA!!!! I love it. so true.

your stock wheels will be about 8" wide... that's roughly 200 mm wide. to have a stretched tire, you would need something like a 160. Good luck trying to find...
Forum: TECH Discussion Forum 02-05-2005, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,793
Posted By malcolm
i thought about that... but then it should grind...

i thought about that... but then it should grind in most gears, right? and wouldn't it creep a bit too when you're at a stop?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-05-2005, 04:51 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 85,960
Posted By malcolm
from wikipedia.com: "More serious kart...

from wikipedia.com:

"More serious kart racers in the USA prefer shifter karts, which have a six-speed manual transmission and a clutch to make better use of the more powerful engine. Some of these...
Forum: TECH Discussion Forum 02-04-2005, 02:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,897
Posted By malcolm
I didn't realize that. Excellent post. *gives...

I didn't realize that. Excellent post. *gives two thumbs up*

:)

(however, you can't have it stretched too much, or the tire won't flex enough to give that camber gain... What the people here...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 02-04-2005, 02:07 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,916
Posted By malcolm
What I am saying is that both require many of the...

What I am saying is that both require many of the same basic techniques. Off-throttle, braking, and feint (to a lesser degree) are used on dirt ovals. Of course, the single objective (race vs....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-04-2005, 01:52 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 85,960
Posted By malcolm
WAIT!!!! one number, two words. 250...

WAIT!!!!

one number, two words.

250 Shifter Kart :D

(you'd have to be a nut like me to try it though. one crash on touge = certain death)
Forum: NEW to DRIFTING (BEGINNERS) Forum 02-03-2005, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,619
Posted By malcolm
here are a few more from my personal collection ...

here are a few more from my personal collection :cool:
Forum: DRIFTING Technique Forum 02-03-2005, 07:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 23,581
Posted By malcolm
- are you trying to keep the car still, and just...

- are you trying to keep the car still, and just spin the tires?

- or are you trying to get more smoke while you drift around a corner?
Forum: NEW to DRIFTING (BEGINNERS) Forum 02-03-2005, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,619
Posted By malcolm
try to look up some photos of volvos from the...

try to look up some photos of volvos from the ETCC back in the old Group A days...

actually, nevermind. I did it for you:
...
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