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    Do this; Think (and tell us) what will you do...

    Do this;

    Think (and tell us) what will you do 1.4 miles into the 2nd SS when you went wide, clipped a rock and flipped the car nose over and 1 1/2 rolls?

    Are you a rich trustfund guy? Car paid...
  2. And as you know from the Nissan 240 there are...

    And as you know from the Nissan 240 there are ways to upgrade highly stressed things like the entire rear diff. Say you start with an R180---well hell, we just shove a R200 or a R210...
  3. Another Haydon, this one with a certain Paddon...

    Another Haydon, this one with a certain Paddon said recently "If you're planning on a career in rally then beginning with a FWD is probably better to trasirion into 4wd, but if you are rallying for...
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    Maybe by finding a SWT* to massage your aching...

    Maybe by finding a SWT* to massage your aching bones??

    Sure. that's the thing. beating on anything is fun..Hell a '64 Valiant wif a Slant 6 and that old "push-o-slush" push button auto on bias ply...
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    First: what car is a rally legend with a 85.5"...

    First: what car is a rally legend with a 85.5" wheelbase? Mid engine? Only thing I can imagine is Lancia Stratos whatever that weird ass thing they built for Sandro Munari which only worked on...
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    I attempted to engage in a dialog with...

    I attempted to engage in a dialog with you--dialog back and forth to help you yourself understand things about why one format was in the long run more desirable.

    Has it ocurred to you to do what...
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    Wrath? Fuck me. wrath? I think all you children...

    Wrath? Fuck me. wrath? I think all you children who grew up clickin and clacking on keyboards have soem seriously fucked up ideas about a whole lotta things and one of them is your feeliings--and...
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    Ryan: too late, guy isn't going to do it. from...

    Ryan: too late, guy isn't going to do it. from his profile thing:



    And Ryan what was said about super short, low mid engine cars applies to you too..
    look around in the world....ya see...
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    Awwww Adam Vokes being a useless trolling POS,...

    Awwww Adam Vokes being a useless trolling POS, just the same as he always is, just the same that got him banned, the same nothing-but-an-obnoxious-prick that prompted several other Canadiam memebers...
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    If you learned anything from riding and racing...

    If you learned anything from riding and racing dirt bikes it SHOULD have been a lesson about a) good suspension, b) brakes, d) weight transfer and e) the vital role gearing in both gearbox but...
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    And I'm the one that says this ancient shriveled...

    And I'm the one that says this ancient shriveled bitter electrical engineer is one who gives Texas the reputation for not just bullshitting and lord know Texas is famous for that ---but for stupid...
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    Belts/harnesses no longer expire. Good news...

    Belts/harnesses no longer expire.
    Good news
    Firesuits don't expire. Great!

    Good news all round.
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    Kiddo, all this fancy schmantzy gear is requirer...

    Kiddo, all this fancy schmantzy gear is requirer for rally--in the woods in cars with cages..

    Not needed for grass-o-cross..
    More importantly, all the old dinosaur guys who haveprobably PMed you...
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    Sure but maybe you missed this: Trying to...

    Sure but maybe you missed this:


    Trying to get him to realise it is not "a season" or 'a couple of years"... Its either get millions to buy a ride and learn or a few decades..and that costsa...
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    Of course you have some ready examples...and just...

    Of course you have some ready examples...and just what exactly is this very imprecise phrase "reasonably high levels of rally"?

    "entering" a rally for a fee does not mean a person has full...
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    Kid I moved to Europe within months of getting...

    Kid I moved to Europe within months of getting outta high-school a year earlyat 17.
    Paid for the travel and food and a car myself..and the 250cc Husqvarna I rode also.

    lasted 2 1/2 months and...
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    Hi kid. Look..there's a less than one n 100...

    Hi kid. Look..there's a less than one n 100 million chance that you can make any money at rally given that at your age NOW you don't have extensive competition background in hard competition already...
  18. I thought rally-crosses were supposed to be ...

    I thought rally-crosses were supposed to be cheap low cost fun events with entry fees like $35-$45...

    The couple or 3 I went to more were more or less right around there...

    So is this just...
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    Are you dropping the idea of going rally? Or...

    Are you dropping the idea of going rally?
    Or going back to the future and getting a nice simple RWD car like so may have done who have been around a while?
  20. Ya know there's one more shock that goes with...

    Ya know there's one more shock that goes with that car, been sitting right by the door from when it came back from a rebuild from Bilstein..All minty fresh, just somebody needs to pay the...
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    Ever make it to Richmond--or the North side of...

    Ever make it to Richmond--or the North side of Richmond? I have a good sensible friend there who maybe you could talk to..knows enough of the straight mechanical and build part--like engine and...
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    Not every day you meet a guy named Shanti. So...

    Not every day you meet a guy named Shanti. So I'll say what I said to the last one--who was Spanish.
    "Like, Namaste, dooood".

    Dang you're just down the road from a couple other guys...All y'all...
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    The rules appy to most gas engines: CCC...

    The rules appy to most gas engines:
    CCC
    Compression
    Camshaft
    Carburation---well used to..
    But you get the idea.


    If you were over on the forum where people actually detail what they...
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    Nothing "local'. Only place that has a "local"...

    Nothing "local'. Only place that has a "local" series is California with its curiously named California rally Series" which has a set of class rules that has to differ from everybody elses' in the...
  25. Are your local rallycrosses on dirt/grass/sand? ...

    Are your local rallycrosses on dirt/grass/sand?

    You better slow down and ask people more.
    17" wheels? Better re-think that is the events are on grass/dirt/gravel.
    Gravel tires typically are no...
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