General Car Discussion

Discussion in 'Automotive' started by HadACoolName, Mar 6, 2015.

  1. SixSixSevenSeven

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    yes, it's something the focus RS gearbox is capable of. It's the software in its computer that prevents it but in theory you could change that. I think a few supercar gearboxes are also capable of full custom front/rear torque biases,I know alot used to only be able to do maximum of 75% in either direction but some newer ones I think can do full 100% power to either axle, again though, software probably won't allow that to happen. Should be noted that these vehicles do not have centre differentials and if told to maintain 50:50 are effectively 4wd with a locked centre differential rather than awd. The reason we label them awd still is because that torque split can shift on fly under computer control or where viscous couplings are used is again only engaging where needed based on difference in wheel speed
     
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  2. Wolf

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    Ladies and gentlemen, the incredible SixSixSevenSeven....
     
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  3. Slammington

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    So at some point it would be possible to have a RWD Ford Focus RS by changing the software?
     
  4. SixSixSevenSeven

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    hypothetically yes, though as it is right now, theres a button for drift mode which sets power 90% rearwards ;)
     
  5. Slammington

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    Oh hell yeah. Can't wait to buy one of these in 10 years when they've depreciated to 1/3rd of their value......
     
  6. SixSixSevenSeven

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    drift mode also mucks around with the stability control and stuff to help hold drifts rather than prevent them XD
     
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  7. HadACoolName

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    Meet Brendan Edgerton, the man who travelled the world in a 1988 Holden VN Commodore that he bought for $150.
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    Across Australia, Europe, Russia & The United States, cant beat an old Commodore
     
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  8. Peterbilt

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    Found this Suburban, I think It's calling my name.

     
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  9. skodakenner

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    Does someone of you know why you cant order the challenger in b5 blue anymore?
     
  10. Narwhal

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    that reminds me, i need to work on this
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  11. Cwazywazy

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    My car is still at the shop and I just got a call saying that the starter I got off an eBay junkyard car is the wrong one. So now I gotta pay labor and the cost of a reman starter..

    I just want to drive my fucking car.
     
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  12. aljowen

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    I love some of the videos this person on YouTube got of suspension in action.
     
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  13. Cwazywazy

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    I kinda have one of those vids of my own. The real intent was to capture the exhaust note without the muffler, but you can see my rear axle moving around. I need to find a spot to mount my camera where it can see the front suspension and stuff. This vid is with my Gopro knockoff screwed onto the tow hook:

     
  14. B727ClassicFlyer

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    My dad just bought a Porsche Boxster because he's going through his midlife crisis now...

    Send help.
     
  15. Slammington

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    Be happy your dad has porsche money ;)
     
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  16. Bubbleawsome

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    Who wouldn't buy a boxster lol
     
  17. HadACoolName

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    Me ;)
     
  18. ktheminecraftfan

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    Dam if I was him I would of gone and Brought a GT Mustang or better yet a Miata.

    What year is the car?
     
  19. redrobin

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    Eww, Porsche. Gimme a BMW M4 any day over a Boxster.
     
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  20. VeyronEB

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    But thats just another old BMW, Porsche is equal in status to a Ferrari for most people. Perfect for that midlife crisis
     
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