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Postby Ironichumour » Fri Nov 10, 2006 12:56 am

^ I don't do the drag stuff, anyway. Gimme twisties, gimme some real racing! :twisted:
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Postby violinandbass87 » Fri Nov 10, 2006 1:03 am

i never said drag. i just said race. twisties are good :)

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Postby six » Fri Nov 10, 2006 1:45 am

Can I join in the race? My car is heavier, so it balances out the 200 horsepower difference.... *looks around aimlessly*
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Postby Ironichumour » Fri Nov 10, 2006 2:07 am

i'm all for the offroading....haha i do that sort of thing all the time despite the low stance of the CX...i get to put my dad's rally teachings to good use! :twisted: and c'mon, six! this'll be fun! lol
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Postby six » Fri Nov 10, 2006 3:08 am

AWD. Period. :twisted: I'll pwn you. Lets race!
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Postby Johnf514 » Fri Nov 10, 2006 9:58 am

Let's go!

*Bogs down overweight FWD domestic people-carrier in mud*

Uhh, little help? :lol:
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Postby violinandbass87 » Fri Nov 10, 2006 10:37 am

(reference to movie cars)

*calls mater over...*

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Postby Mcfly » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:08 pm

Hey Six!! I've got you covered on that race...hehe, should be interesting
(snicker...snicker)...you don't need to make up for weight/hp anymore!

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being able to find another one anywhere! Then again maybe it's
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Postby eaglecatcher » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:23 pm

holy thread revival batman!

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Postby Leedeth » Sat Oct 27, 2007 3:15 am

I remember I saw a 3 year or so revival a while ago....

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Postby six » Sun Oct 28, 2007 2:40 am

Hey there, Mcfly! Nice car 8)
How you liking it?

Oh, and hate to be a nitpick, but it's either called MS6 or Mazda6 MPS (Mazda Performance Series), even MPS6. Never heard of MSP6, though. Better if you say MS6.
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Postby Solotw » Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:39 pm

Prodigal Son wrote:
NonChalant wrote:I don't like to drive fast. I like to accelerate fast.

Driving too fast can be dangerous. Accelerating fast is fun :)


I've never understood the attraction of pure acceleration. The attraction of speed I understand, though I am largely past the age at which I feel it, but the attraction of mere acceleration escapes me entirely. Where's the jollies in it?



One of my favorite things of accelerating fast is the sound of the engine.

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Postby watkins » Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:35 pm

There is nothing like getting thrown back in your seat with the engine roaring. Its all about the release of adrenaline. Its similar to why people love rollercoasters. G-forces do amazing things to the body.

That, and speed itself is boring. It phyisically feels nearly the same as lower speeds. Once youre at a speed and theres no longer a change of momentum theres not much going on.

Thats probably why I dont speed on the highway. Its just uneventful. Why risk accidents or tickets for pretty much nothing? Any idiot can drive way too fast. I love downshifting and blasting past people though. That burst of instant acceleration is fantastic. Thats not to say that I havent hit high speeds in most of the cars Ive driven. I blast to 100, and take it back to reasonable speeds and call it a day.
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Postby Solotw » Sun Oct 28, 2007 11:21 pm

omg downshifting and passing people is my favorite.

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Postby hockeystyx16 » Sun Oct 28, 2007 11:49 pm

when im on the highways, the only times im going under 80 is when im stuck in slow traffic and have to pick my way thru it. other than that im going 80-90, with an occasional burst up to 100 just because i want to and i can.

going 100 in 60 is fun.

passing cars like they are parked on the side of the road is fun

doing something knowing that im either getting arrested or getting a massive ticket if i get caught, thats even more fun. highway speed linits are so low in the US is becuase all the idiots here cant handle their cars going 60. my car is as smooth going 100 as it is going 25. its a joy to drive.

i heard this one thing in a caddilac commercial: when you turn your car on, does it return the favor? mine definitely does, whether its slicing around slow cars across the whole width of the highway, hitting the circle on/offramps at twice the speed limit, or cornering at the limit of traction, my pgt definitely does return the favor
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