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Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 05-13-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,361
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
You should check post #24 ;)

You should check post #24 ;)
Forum: Website discussion 05-13-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,386
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
There is a point in there. I can't bother with...

There is a point in there.
I can't bother with the Turbo or Turbo S, they're definitely not my cup of tea.

But the GT3 is indeed feeling much less special since they made the GT3 RS so "common"...
Forum: General Automotive 05-13-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,030
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
It's indeed just a concept car, not even a...

It's indeed just a concept car, not even a "prototype". It probably has a clay "chassis", if we want to discuss about that as well :D
Forum: General Automotive 05-13-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,972
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
Tires friction is quite relevant as well, maybe...

Tires friction is quite relevant as well, maybe more than drag at low speeds (65 mph is not that slow).
Forum: Website discussion 05-13-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,386
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
I supposed it's just another way to move more...

I supposed it's just another way to move more 997s out of the factory/parking lot to make room for the new 911?

I indeed have to admit I've seen less 997 mk2 than I was expecting. Then again the...
Forum: General Automotive 05-13-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,972
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
Not to mention different tires, suspensions,...

Not to mention different tires, suspensions, engine ECU maps, aerodynamics (which is much more complex than just Cx), gearbox management and so on and so forth.

The two tires/wheels available on...
Forum: Technical forums 05-12-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 54,310
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
No way he confused by that much. The worst he can...

No way he confused by that much. The worst he can do is confusing "a" with "A" in a page of equations. The man is like a computer, in every aspect.

In his mind no matter how good modern materials...
Forum: General Automotive 05-12-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,965
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
We just need to wait and see what will be of...

We just need to wait and see what will be of Volvo to see if that's an ption also for Saab. That said, Volvo was in much better shape when it was sold.
Saab has survived with too many years with way...
Forum: General Automotive 05-12-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 34,761
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
Diesel engines won't have a large advantage for...

Diesel engines won't have a large advantage for long when it comes to mileage, and they are still more expensive to build/design so it will take even more time/miles to recover the initial higher...
Forum: Technical forums 05-12-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 54,310
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
Yep. There is no way he didn't know the answer....

Yep. There is no way he didn't know the answer. He wanted to keep for itself.
Selfish bastard... I may act like that during the next exam.

Not willing to give you the answer. That's right.:D
Forum: General Automotive 05-12-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,965
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
Reading their own PR, it seems like it was Hawtai...

Reading their own PR, it seems like it was Hawtai who couldn't meet the requirements. Which is probably a nice way to say "Hawtai's investors were scared to death about investing money in Saab".

I...
Forum: General Automotive 05-12-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 34,761
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
Diesel cars aren't exactly "eco" cars. Co2 isn't...

Diesel cars aren't exactly "eco" cars. Co2 isn't the only pollutant agent.

The way for American cars to be greener is much longer than just using smaller or more efficient engines. Especially...
Forum: Technical forums 05-12-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 54,310
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
So I've asked some additional explanations to my...

So I've asked some additional explanations to my teacher... but he didn't reply, basically. He just underlined how, with inline engines, it's easier to get harmonics of the same phase acting on the...
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-11-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 198,389
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
The question is why you want an RS 5. Wait,...

The question is why you want an RS 5.
Wait, you're the wrong person for that question. ;)

Fully loaded as in the quoted article, it costs like a Maserati GranTurismo.
You know which door I'd be...
Forum: Multimedia 05-11-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 628,086
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
I came to the conclusion that conventional...

I came to the conclusion that conventional engines and brakes are for pussies.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSFjhWw4DNo&feature=related
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-11-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7,016
Views: 814,142
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
I've seen more V8s and than V6s, but while...

I've seen more V8s and than V6s, but while checking on a second hand market magazine, Ive noticed the V6 were going for about 30/32.000 €, basically just imported brand new vehicles, while V8s were...
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-11-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 198,389
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
Yes, and it's a 65 option on the Audi RS 5...

Yes, and it's a 65 option on the Audi RS 5 (source: Evo UK).
Forum: Multimedia 05-11-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Poll: Ruf ctr3
Views: 4,107
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
I know for a fact (pics all over the internet) a...

I know for a fact (pics all over the internet) a red unit was sold and registered in Chile.
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-11-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7,016
Views: 814,142
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
Indeed the one often parked in front of my place...

Indeed the one often parked in front of my place and next to the aforementioned Panda is a 5.7 Hemi, just checked. It also has an American flag sticker next to the badge. Not surprisingly.

What...
Forum: Technical forums 05-10-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 54,310
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
I wasn't talking about the block, just the crank,...

I wasn't talking about the block, just the crank, but I agree on your points about it.
You're also right on the I6's crank, proof I shouldn't post about tech stuff after a day at uni and that I need...
Forum: Technical forums 05-10-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 54,310
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
That's not exactly what I meant. This torsional...

That's not exactly what I meant.
This torsional stress would be equally there event with just two cylinders, and it's not given by the fact they are moving into opposite directions.

Given the...
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-10-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7,016
Views: 814,142
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
All of them? All I know is it's large, and when...

All of them?
All I know is it's large, and when one was parked close to a Panda I roughly estimated the second could have been stored in the first.

Maybe the Tundra I've seen once in downtown...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 05-10-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,844
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
Didn't know. Meaning just about everything you...

Didn't know. Meaning just about everything you wrote :p



There also was a time when they were both in WRC I think.
Forum: Technical forums 05-10-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 54,310
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
It's overly simplified, as many other things....

It's overly simplified, as many other things. There is a reason, hopefully, why I went through a second degree. :p
Not suggesting I remember all I've studied so far. :D

Anyway, it applies to all...
Forum: User's rides 05-10-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,899
Posted By LeonOfTheDead
Good choice, this was exactly the kind of bike I...

Good choice, this was exactly the kind of bike I was suggesting.

Congrats :)
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