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Forum: Car Chat 10-18-14, 10:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By ydooby
Aftermath... hard to believe anyone survived...

Aftermath... hard to believe anyone survived this.
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=26c_1413372384...
Forum: Car Chat 10-16-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 54,077
Posted By ydooby
So what, in the end of the day BMW will still be...

So what, in the end of the day BMW will still be credited for the FT-1's superiority. Just read the quotes above. It's maddening and saddening.
Forum: Car Chat 10-16-14, 07:55 AM
Replies: 953
Views: 54,077
Posted By ydooby
That's exactly what I hate so much about this...

That's exactly what I hate so much about this so-called Toyota-BMW collaboration. ANYTHING that the resulting Toyota does well performance-wise, it will be perceivably because it's using technologies...
Forum: Car Chat 10-09-14, 11:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,020
Posted By ydooby
At long last, Toyota finally has its very first...

At long last, Toyota finally has its very first car that gets a Good rating in IIHS's small overlap front crash test--the 2015 Toyota Camry!!
http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings/vehicle/v/toyota/camry...
Forum: LFA Model 09-20-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By ydooby
Great comparison. Thanks for posting! People who...

Great comparison. Thanks for posting! People who judge the LFA based on stats have no idea how special it truly is.
Forum: Car Chat 09-17-14, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 347,461
Posted By ydooby
But surely the 2.0L engine will be heavier than...

But surely the 2.0L engine will be heavier than the 1.5L, no?
Forum: Car Chat 09-16-14, 02:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,593
Posted By ydooby
You forgot the most important part: a unique...

You forgot the most important part: a unique driving experience unlike any other.
Forum: LFA Model 09-13-14, 04:33 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 48,849
Posted By ydooby
^Which museum is this? The word hanging above the...

^Which museum is this? The word hanging above the car reads "TOYOTA".. why would it not say LEXUS?
Forum: Car Chat 09-13-14, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By ydooby
No dual-zone climate control? Fail. :p I kid....

No dual-zone climate control? Fail. :p I kid. That cockpit looks amazing. Very imaginative design.
Forum: Car Chat 09-12-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,593
Posted By ydooby
There's one stat that the LFA can actually claim...

There's one stat that the LFA can actually claim title to. At 75.1mph, the LFA still holds the highest slalom speed of any supercar that Edmunds ever tested, which goes to show the kind of handling...
Forum: NX Models 09-08-14, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 228,862
Posted By ydooby
Technically speaking the IS220d is Lexus's first...

Technically speaking the IS220d is Lexus's first turbo (the IS200d being the second).
Forum: Car Chat 08-14-14, 08:12 AM
Replies: 953
Views: 54,077
Posted By ydooby
Just produce it as-is please!! It'd be a crime...

Just produce it as-is please!! It'd be a crime not to.
Forum: Car Chat 08-13-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 54,077
Posted By ydooby
Sorry.. but without a point of reference (such as...

Sorry.. but without a point of reference (such as a man standing next to it) the resizing of the pic is pretty pointless.
Forum: RC F 08-12-14, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,122
Posted By ydooby
Are you referring to this pic? I can't really...

Are you referring to this pic? I can't really tell which mechanism in the pic is RWS. Would you point it out? Thanks.
http://lexusenthusiast.com/2014/01/14/latest-information-on-the-lexus-rc-f/...
Forum: LFA Model 08-08-14, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By ydooby
Very exciting news indeed!The larger the...

Very exciting news indeed!The larger the displacement the harder to rev higher and faster. Hope they can surprise us though.
Forum: RC F 08-08-14, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,122
Posted By ydooby
^Thanks for the very relevant post. Sounds to me...

^Thanks for the very relevant post. Sounds to me that the chief engineer purposely avoided DRS because he wants the car to drift better, instead of gripping better and posting faster lap times. So it...
Forum: RC F 08-07-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,122
Posted By ydooby
I see. That kind of makes sense now....

I see. That kind of makes sense now. Thanks.:thumbup:

EDIT: But wait, can't the same be said about torque vectoring then? If a car with a short wheelbase wants to rotate so quickly, then surely...
Forum: RC F 08-07-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,122
Posted By ydooby
Well you did reply to my comparison of TVD by...

Well you did reply to my comparison of TVD by saying "Right, except FWD doesn't steer by using brakes" so I thought you were inferring that TVD steers using brakes.And you still don't have any...
Forum: RC F 08-07-14, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,122
Posted By ydooby
Don't think TVD works by using brakes. TV"D"...

Don't think TVD works by using brakes. TV"D" works by using a differential.

And how do you gather that RWS is a gimmick? Have you compared two otherwise identical cars, one with RWS and one...
Forum: RC F 08-07-14, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,122
Posted By ydooby
Because the two technologies help the car steer...

Because the two technologies help the car steer through two distinctly different means. TVD distributes torque to the wheel that needs it, while RWS steers the wheels in the direction that the car...
Forum: RC F 08-07-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,122
Posted By ydooby
My question exactly.:D The pinnacle F car...

My question exactly.:D

The pinnacle F car should include every performance trick they have in their arsenal, so the omission is particularly curious and puzzling.
Forum: RC F 08-07-14, 02:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,122
Posted By ydooby
The same can be said about TVD--both DRS and TVD...

The same can be said about TVD--both DRS and TVD are designed to enhance grip through a corner, so if you're into power sliding then you shouldn't want any of these technologies in the first...
Forum: LFA Model 08-07-14, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,219
Posted By ydooby
His excitement and spot-on commentaries do add a...

His excitement and spot-on commentaries do add a lot to the video though (compared to a "boring" drive-only video). Thanks for posting. :p
Forum: RC F 08-07-14, 01:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,122
Posted By ydooby
What's preventing Lexus from combining torque vectoring and rear wheel steering?

I was just thinking out loud after watching some recent RC-F videos yesterday--wouldn't it be killer if Lexus could implement both torque vectoring and rear wheel steering in one car? Surely the two...
Forum: Car Chat 08-07-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,280
Posted By ydooby
Right, but Toyota's ACC hadn't been able to slow...

Right, but Toyota's ACC hadn't been able to slow down to a stop until very recently, so one couldn't really have trusted the system enough to pull off the same stunt.
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