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    Two rally cars from recent event in Ireland. THe...

    Two rally cars from recent event in Ireland.
    THe blue one is mate from up North who ran it in Barbados rally (vid in forum)and is soon off for another event in the caribean :)

    Images are courtesy...
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    no, only German. Taxed my comprehension :) :)...

    no, only German.
    Taxed my comprehension :) :)
    BUT ... it's not the kind of movie where dialogue actually mattered !!!!!
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    Which came first the reputation or the movie...

    Which came first the reputation or the movie "Manta, Manta".
    So cheesy it was enjoyable - and of course German "actors" and dialogue :)
    Get it from torrent site if you can !!!
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    I remember in 71-72 that the Capri won the...

    I remember in 71-72 that the Capri won the European Touring car champsionship and looked pretty much the same as that one. The latter Zakspeed Capri was a different beast entirely and left an even...
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    Like this ?...

    Like this ?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d15BT4eGss
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    "dumbing down" :D Says more about the...

    "dumbing down" :D
    Says more about the credibility of the audience and the news delivery companies !!!!!
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    Most of them have degrees. Course I had two...

    Most of them have degrees.
    Course I had two chemists, a physicist and a geologist on my project teams over the years ..... writing software for distributed monitoring systems. Their criteria is iffy...
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    Brad, it's never a good idea to just trawl the...

    Brad, it's never a good idea to just trawl the web to "Prove" anything.
    I remember teh EC back in the 80s takign up the fight to strengthen the protection of "Champagne" beyond the agreements in...
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    Fast but ALWAYS very quick to bite for the...

    Fast but ALWAYS very quick to bite for the simplest slip in concentration by the driver.
    Try and find pics of the GroupB drivers at the end of stages and events.
    They were sweating and VERY...
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    The cynic in me suggests that Branson is doing...

    The cynic in me suggests that Branson is doing this to ensure his airline can continue to fly and expand :D

    Canuck ? 17,000 ?? Wow that's a lot for a web petition ---- NOT :D
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    There's an excellent book on the devleopment (...

    There's an excellent book on the devleopment ( and demise ) of the 4WD F1 cars.
    If you want some specifics and pics I can easily scan bits. But not the hundreds of pages to post it all :D
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    Deliberately ingoring the Matra MS84 just to...

    Deliberately ingoring the Matra MS84 just to upset me :(
    It was a pig, like the rest of them, but managed a sixth in Canada driven by Servoz-Gavin the only F1 World Championship driver to score a...
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    nice to see some "where to start from" pics !!! ...

    nice to see some "where to start from" pics !!!

    Your point is spot on. The problem is we have some of those here on UCP.
    SO what you may see as negativity/animosity is based on the experience of...
  14. Wellk the DAF limousine heritage is strong :)...

    Wellk the DAF limousine heritage is strong :)
    http://www.dafclub.de/html/daf750.html

    Having seen the various roo damage, I'd go one of these ........
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    yep "bull bars" over here. But after a huge...

    yep "bull bars" over here.
    But after a huge growth in people adding them to 4x4s - and no bulls on OUR roads the government took the reasonable steps that they were causing too many deaths and...
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    No idea what car it's from. 'cept can...

    No idea what car it's from.

    'cept can guarantee it's not an RX-8, A610, Bagheera or Quantum :D

    hint ........ it's a joke guys !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    yeah but it started when I was 15. Been...

    yeah but it started when I was 15.
    Been competing and driving fast ever since.
    And fully intend "mid life crisis" to continue into my 80s at least :D
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    ROFL. GO check out the TG lap times and those...

    ROFL.
    GO check out the TG lap times and those are the slower non-Prodrive versions :)
    Get a shot in an RX and make sure the driver uses the beep and find out for yourself !!!!
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    AWD losses in transmission are larger than RWD....

    AWD losses in transmission are larger than RWD. SO if you compare cars with smae power then the AWD is slower.
    In cornering an RWD will corner in most cases on good surface faster.
    THe benefit AWD...
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    Cheers, any pics/vids of you competing would...

    Cheers, any pics/vids of you competing would interest me and other UCPers :)

    And YES we do have a "definitive" .... confirmation that us "old farts" can drive just as fast and faster than all...
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    I was going to say unlucky ... but having read...

    I was going to say unlucky ... but having read the posts from the rest of you I can only say WOW.... Didn't realise hits were that often.

    I'd definitely NOT be buying a European spec car over...
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    "You know I applied to be a cop. But when I was...

    "You know I applied to be a cop. But when I was able to write my mother and father's name on the form they said I coudln't join"
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    Wrong again. Stick to engines Brad, you're good...

    Wrong again.
    Stick to engines Brad, you're good there :D
    That's a huge chip if you think the CHampagne region of France only protected it's brand image for the Aussies. It was done to prtect them...
  24. A beleif in that probably explains why you think...

    A beleif in that probably explains why you think you're approach might succeed.

    However, those aren't the facts.
    Yes he was in the main self-educated ... but by reading the works of many...
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    Only if it had controllable diffs. Remember that...

    Only if it had controllable diffs.
    Remember that an AWD tends to understeer on the rough stuff.
    And with such a short wheelbase it's debatable whether you could successfully flick it on entry for...
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