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Old 02-28-2008, 10:24 AM
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Stig drifting the Miata!!! Kinda Sucky Actually!

Yeah, she needs work and so do I! As soon as I get my daily driver, I'll be submitting her to my sponsors and letting them do everything she needs which includes clutch, suspension, larger brakes and a secret weapon under the hood in the shape of a snail shell!!! LOL!



FUN TIMES!!!



http://youtube.com/watch?v=jIgV60Z2z0Y





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Old 02-28-2008, 10:42 AM
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ummmmm good try?? haha

need some work bro..haha
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Old 02-28-2008, 01:47 PM
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Everyone that HAS a racing license and actually participates in events raise your hand...

thought so...

Thanks ^_^

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is that an open? Doesnt seem like the torsin diff miatas have.
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Yeah, it's the torsen from a 1995, in good condition, it's the driver that's having the problems, remember I used to race and drift BMWs, so this is a whole new beast for me, I don't think I've ever owned a car with this little horsepower and that little size.

Revs up . . .keep em there, don't lift until the apex . . .immediately after the apex . . .get back on it hard and fast!

That's what my friend who drifts Miatas told me . . .it seems to work in parking lots and around curves/turns, lets see how it does on the track...

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just be happy that you didn't hit the posts on the track. vroom vroom
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Old 02-28-2008, 05:25 PM
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Hey man you had some good drifts. Also were yo powering over or were you usinig E break.
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ok so im a little wasted but that was funny as hell!!!!!

u shot that first set of cones like 30 feet

and at about 1min 42 sec were the miata goes acrossed the screen...it looks like a geo metro convertible LOL

but still, great respect for the drifting i cant do. i suck at drifting BAD
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Old 02-28-2008, 08:25 PM
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Originally Posted by 94Boy View Post
Hey man you had some good drifts. Also were yo powering over or were you usinig E break.
Actually, it was dynamic, lift off and mild clutch kicking also known as clutch feathering . . .

I'm not so good with the Miata but I LOVE the challenge, it's so vastly different from drifting a torquey and heavy BMW that it's almost a stark contrast!

I've been practicing here and there, the next event . . .just you wait and see ^_^!

Thanks for the comments guys!

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I just enjoyed hearing you talk in the last few seconds.
And how you refer to yourself as "Stig" on a daily basis, thats sweet!

...oh and Tripp would participate in track events/race lif he didn't own a 240sx and live in Akron.
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get that torsen outta there, get a cheap open and weld it or get the fc clutch type diff
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the torsen is actually better than welding, it's very durable and the torque sensing feature means that when I up the power significantly, she'll lock harder . . . .

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whats harder than a solid weld tho?
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Originally Posted by RuizXIII View Post
I just enjoyed hearing you talk in the last few seconds.
And how you refer to yourself as "Stig" on a daily basis, thats sweet!

...oh and Tripp would participate in track events/race lif he didn't own a 240sx and live in Akron.
and if my car didn't suck..****ing s chassis
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Originally Posted by USMCDrifter View Post
the torsen is actually better than welding, it's very durable and the torque sensing feature means that when I up the power significantly, she'll lock harder . . . .

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Drifting with a torsen isn't too hot, it transfers power to the outer wheel during a turn which attempts to prevent wheel spin and keep you on track. The TBR is 3:1, so in many cases when your outer wheel gets more power for traction, it'll be spinning harder than the inside wheel. I would think that this has a tendency to feel inconsistent for many different speed turns when trying to slide, torsen's are much better for grip since you don't want wheel slip. I also don't understand how the torsen would lock harder than a welded, since it's always locked. lol
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