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Offline RobbieRob

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Finished second place out of 87 cars that started last weekend.  Some video:

https://youtu.be/dVsmsom-LHk
https://youtu.be/jsn7kiojjOs

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Offline AkiRA65

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That looks like such a fun time. Not so much when that bmw decided to bash you
1985 vert' dead :(
1982 cressida "the underdog"- SOLD
1978 bmw e21 - SOLD
1994 lexus sc400
1983 celica gt "Lil red"
Because everyone asks
http://www.celica-gts.com/forums/index.php?topic=28326.0;all

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Offline swan song

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Dude, you're my hero. Moar!

I love how the Beamer love tapped ya to unsettle you and gain a spot, and then you out braked him, got under, and he didn't like it, so he taps you again. Someone didn't like getting his pretty German car passed by someone with skill.
« Last Edit: Jun 05, 2015, 07:40:47 pm by swan song »
1985 celica GT , 191k.
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Good stuff - plenty of passing with a few WTF exasperated hand gestures and the occasional oh s4i7! countersteer inputs to keep it interesting.
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Yeah that is god damn swwwweeet. Car sounds amazing.
'84 Celica GT-S Coupe 5-spd (white) 170k 3rd owner

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damn that BMW is annoying. Is it intentional? Or is he that oblivious to cars around him?
1984 Celica GT Coupe    sold and missed it
1983 Celica GT Coupe    attacked... will miss it (RIP) JY
1982 Celica GT Liftback  sold and won't miss it, lol
1985 Celica GT Coupe    new love =P

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Pretty sure he was just oblivious.  Coming up behind him in turn 1-2, I was trying to decide if he was going to go inside that red car or not, and deciding if I'd go inside or around him when they hit the brakes, I didn't see that coming, he should be getting back hard on the throttle there.  I made my move inside him going into three a little late, but that's a corner where he should be checking his mirrors, you know there's gonna be a faster car coming down that straight out of two.  Oh well, the video makes that hit sound a lot harder, just left some tire marks.

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i see. Is the race sanctioned? I find it hilarious with the amount of cars, I love traffic if I'm not concerned about time :heh:
1984 Celica GT Coupe    sold and missed it
1983 Celica GT Coupe    attacked... will miss it (RIP) JY
1982 Celica GT Liftback  sold and won't miss it, lol
1985 Celica GT Coupe    new love =P

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Offline swan song

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^ agreed. There's so many can s on track, it looks like a poorer version of nascar
1985 celica GT , 191k.
Want a low budget LSD? http://www.celica-gts.com/forums/index.php?topic=29189.0

***COMPLETED!***1uzfe swap! Instant NA 250hp/260tq, For less than $1,500!

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What an awesome video!  10 thumbs up thanks for sharing! :)
1983 Celica GTS Liftback - links to pics here:
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passing Porsche's like who dat lol
 
83 celica gts ~ engine builder reworked head with O/S valves and 270 cam ~ hogged out intake plenum with a 5mge throttle body to a open filter on a probe afm ~ obx header with full 2.25 exhaust ~ cusco/240 strut tower bar ~ looped power steering lines

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Yeah, there's a lot of traffic, but that's a big part of Multi-Class endurance racing.  We're in GP1, the fastest class, but one of the biggest challenges is being consistent while dealing with the slower GP2, GP3, and GP4 cars.  Honestly, that's what makes a race interesting for the whole 16 hours, a good driver excels by knowing how and when to get by the slower cars without getting slowed down (and for a slower car, you excel by knowing how to let the fast cars by without losing your own momentum).

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One more video, the race start on Sunday and some fun playing with the Mustang from Shaky Dog Racing:

https://youtu.be/NHPlZ7Cy7g4

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Wow I am impressed and motivated:) I was debating on doing the 2jz swap and concern about how the car would handle with the added weight of the 2jz. I was wondering if you don't mind sharing some on the specs of the car, and how it handles going around corners, which clutch did you use, what gears in the rear,etc... Thank you in advance and goodluck with the silverdragon :) Regards Robert Weeratne

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i bet it still has a better weight distribution compared to that Mustang. Weren't those models something like 54/46 ?
1984 Celica GT Coupe    sold and missed it
1983 Celica GT Coupe    attacked... will miss it (RIP) JY
1982 Celica GT Liftback  sold and won't miss it, lol
1985 Celica GT Coupe    new love =P

2000 Honda Insight Daily Beater
1987 MR2 now mine because brother in law got shit from the father in law :heh:
My Instagram
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