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Forum: Technical forums 05-28-2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,754
Posted By gregvl52
I would suggest finding out if that is an...

I would suggest finding out if that is an interference engine: if it is, things can go very wrong, and I would be more cautious; if it is not an interference design, the dangers are lower.
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 05-16-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 38,480
Posted By gregvl52
I was also wondering, are there any regulations...

I was also wondering, are there any regulations on this kind of thing - i.e., in case the car flips on its roof, the driver can still get out. I'd also think conventional hinges are lighter than the...
Forum: Technical forums 05-11-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,992
Posted By gregvl52
Is a tank engine close enough? ...

Is a tank engine close enough?

http://positiveapeindex.blogspot.com/2007/02/fine-line-between-stupid-and-clever.html

There's also Jay Leno's tank car:
...
Forum: Technical forums 04-09-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 20,736
Posted By gregvl52
Here is a single turbo V8, on a Champ Car... but...

Here is a single turbo V8, on a Champ Car... but really, with all the trouble you're going to, and as much as all the other stuff you're doing is going to cost, I agree that you should just do twin...
Forum: Technical forums 12-06-2006, 02:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,492
Posted By gregvl52
Go here http://www.miata.net/sport/Physics/ ...

Go here

http://www.miata.net/sport/Physics/

and read the articles on racing line. It only details a 180* turn, and others would be different, but the same idea applies to an extent.
Forum: Car comparison 11-30-2006, 08:08 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 66,007
Posted By gregvl52
I'd say the LS7 too, for the reasons given. But,...

I'd say the LS7 too, for the reasons given. But, the BMW's hydroformed dual-walled headers are so much sexier...
Forum: Classic cars 10-17-2006, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,587
Posted By gregvl52
haha, I didn't notice that at all when I typed it!

haha, I didn't notice that at all when I typed it!
Forum: General Automotive 10-16-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,070
Posted By gregvl52
Meh, I'd say he's just using "ricer" to mean,...

Meh, I'd say he's just using "ricer" to mean, "person who doesn't work on their own car/doesn't know much about it." Which I generally agree with: at least for a RSX, not exactly for a Ferrari...
Forum: General Automotive 10-16-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,681
Posted By gregvl52
Here's another reason not to build a successor: ...

Here's another reason not to build a successor: there are those who would deride Ford for focusing on a prestige car when it is perceived that the rest of their lineup needs work. There were...
Forum: Classic cars 10-16-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,587
Posted By gregvl52
Apparently they run $85,000 to $165,000. Also,...

Apparently they run $85,000 to $165,000. Also, there have been at least a couple customer cars custom converted to convertibles.
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 10-04-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,988
Posted By gregvl52
Thanks a lot!

Thanks a lot!
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 10-03-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4,065
Sticky: Requests
Views: 602,328
Posted By gregvl52
I am not encouraged because searching for it...

I am not encouraged because searching for it brings up threads on the worst/ugliest cars ever made, but...

any pictures of the AMC Pacer?
Forum: Technical forums 01-14-2006, 01:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,297
Posted By gregvl52
Lowest gear meaning first gear, or lowest gear...

Lowest gear meaning first gear, or lowest gear meaning the smallest ratio between engine speed and tire speed, which would be top gear? The problem with first gear is that the engine would be...
Forum: Technical forums 01-14-2006, 12:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,297
Posted By gregvl52
Here is my understanding: 1. The maximum...

Here is my understanding:

1. The maximum torque of the engine corresponds to the maximum efficiency of the engine, because it is the greatest force per revolution, equivalent to "per intake...
Forum: Miscellaneous 10-22-2005, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,347
Posted By gregvl52
Last year the ALCS was the REAL World Series.

Last year the ALCS was the REAL World Series.
Forum: General Automotive 10-22-2005, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,634
Posted By gregvl52
The same people who would buy this are the same...

The same people who would buy this are the same as a certain subset of the people who buy expensive sportscars: those who want to show their wealth through conspicuous consumption.
Forum: General Automotive 10-22-2005, 08:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,588
Posted By gregvl52
How do all of these low-volume British sports...

How do all of these low-volume British sports cars compare to each other, price and performance wise? Am I right in assuming that Noble is the best, because it seems to get the most press?
Forum: Website discussion 10-19-2005, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,073
Posted By gregvl52
On the mini concept, what does the orange thing...

On the mini concept, what does the orange thing in the roof do? I didn't see any mention of it in the press release.

Also, for the Mitsubishi i Concept, the press release says the engine is...
Forum: Classic cars 10-19-2005, 07:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 52,358
Posted By gregvl52
I was pretty sure I got them here on UCP, but I...

I was pretty sure I got them here on UCP, but I did not recognize the copyright on the pictures. Thanks nopassn!
Forum: Classic cars 10-18-2005, 03:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 52,358
Posted By gregvl52
Here are some pictures of the frame, I don't...

Here are some pictures of the frame, I don't remember where I got them though.
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 10-16-2005, 10:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,614
Posted By gregvl52
Every one of these I see is slightly different in...

Every one of these I see is slightly different in detail.

Picture 1: Different front scoop, roll-up windows.
Picture 2: Dual headlights, no side vents, different front scoop, different closing...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 10-14-2005, 09:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,233
Posted By gregvl52
any pics of the Honda City Turbo?

any pics of the Honda City Turbo?
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 10-14-2005, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,252
Posted By gregvl52
Personally I like the look of the old RSX/Integra...

Personally I like the look of the old RSX/Integra more than the new facelifted version; some say it looks less boy-racerish, but I think it looks too bland.

heryandy0210: Mugen the company is...
Forum: Technical forums 10-12-2005, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,668
Posted By gregvl52
Crate engines don't pass emissions standards (so...

Crate engines don't pass emissions standards (so no use on public roads); are usually more highly tuned (less smooth/comfortable); might break more easily due to this higher state of tune, or at...
Forum: Multimedia 10-12-2005, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,820
Posted By gregvl52
So... was it the vacation that ended the...

So... was it the vacation that ended the relationship?
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