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Discussion in 'Cars, Motorcycles, Boats, Airplanes Talk' started by Maxvla, Sep 26, 2015.

  1. Greg121986

    Greg121986 Almost "Made"

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    I was pretty lucky to get employee pricing on my Camaro so it came in pretty well loaded for $44K. I've heard many stories of people getting them still in that same price range. It's no secret that they did not sell well, so there should be room for negotiation at the dealers. I ordered mine straight from the factory so I did not have much room to negotiate. However, it was delayed by several weeks and after I got pissed and started cross shopping, they gave me the employee discount to convince me to accept the delivery.

    I actually wanted a Mustang GT350, but at that time they were just out and had ridiculous dealer markups so it was pretty quickly eliminated from my list. This is the type of thing I will refuse to support. The GT350R had the same issue. It's not worth extra money to be in that boring interior. There's something special about those cars for sure but it's not worth extra tens of thousands of pesos compared to its competition. I don't have any street cred regardless of which sports car I'm driving.
     
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  2. purr1n

    purr1n Finding his inner redneck

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    I was totally against auto-pilot for cars, until I realized something that could make parents' lives easier.

    IMG_20190527_125134.jpg
     
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    *Russian accent* In capitalist America kid does not take car, car takes kid.
     
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    From this angle it looks like you kid playing with a iPad.
     
  5. purr1n

    purr1n Finding his inner redneck

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    That's the point. Play games on iPad while car drives you to place.

    It's inevitable. Autopilot killing people will also be inevitable. 737MAX cough cough. The Boeing thing makes me scratch me head since they had always been less receptive to computer overrides than Airbus.
     
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    I feel fat just by reading this. I don't know what will become with my waistline within 20 years.
     
  7. winders

    winders Compensating for micropenis

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    Here is a race from last weekend. The car I am chasing is a 2019 GT-3 Cup Car.

     
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    I was taught to go deeper into the corkscrew and come down the hill on the right. You've got gobs of terrain-induced downforce coming into the right-hander at the bottom so you don't need to swing as wide.

    (That was in a open-wheeled car, though, so it could be different carrying a lot more weight around.)

    Great video. Enjoyed that.
     
  9. winders

    winders Compensating for micropenis

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    No, my line is good. I swing as wide as I have to which shows I am carrying just about as much speed as I can without running off the track (with some margin for error). It's very similar to this open wheel car:



    He has better grip, more aero, and much lighter weight though....which accounts for the differences.
     
  10. JeffYoung

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    He he... the speed in your video is about what I was used to in an FF. That IndyCar video is insane.
     
  11. winders

    winders Compensating for micropenis

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    Why are you questioning my line?? You have no idea what you are talking about in regards to the right line in my car.

    I AM ON THE RIGHT LINE!!!

    Jeez.....
     
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    This is more like it.

     
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