in car video - simons slapper

.... for those that enjoy 'tracking' their car.

Postby Si » Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:13 pm

findlay wrote:Cool vid si... but was there ANY need to yark on the handbrake at the hairpin? :lol:


:lol:

That was late on in the session and I lifted the clutch WAY too quickly...... back wheels locked up invoking the slide. That's the first time letting go of the steering wheel mid slide to control the car felt intuitive :lol: :D

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Postby Si » Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:14 pm

findlay wrote:(ps... the answer according to my tyres is no :shock: )


I was totally obvlivious to that comment until I re-read your post .......

So what happened behind ...... did you lock up? :lol:
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Postby findlay » Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:43 pm

Nope. I insisted on kicking the back of the car out on the hairpin almost every lap. And blatting round 40+ laps took quite a bit of life out of my treads... :lol:
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Postby iainf » Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:53 pm

Si wrote: That's the first time letting go of the steering wheel mid slide to control the car felt intuitive :lol: :D

Si


Hmm lots of hands off wheel it seems - me thinks you were just going for a wee drive and leaving the mit on the gearstick a bit too much??? :wink:

Great vid though

Nice to see Maxine back in action and going well from the looks of it
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Postby inddigo » Wed Jun 06, 2007 10:09 am

Si,
Loved the video mate, Maxine looked like she was running like a dream.....


Cheers,

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Postby findlay » Thu Jun 07, 2007 7:57 pm

Si wrote:
Si wrote:The backing track is "Breakthrough" by Queen!!


:lol: no it's not ...... it's "Headlong" (by Queen)

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Whoop diddy diddy, whoop diddy doo.

Very catchy :lol:
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