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Forum: RC F Today, 06:34 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 64,277
Posted By DrRick
Most drivers in the real world will find low end...

Most drivers in the real world will find low end torque more enjoyable than having to wring the engine into the stratosphere. Especially since that's where we spend most of our time...
Forum: Car Chat 12-22-14, 07:57 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 37,803
Posted By DrRick
No... 10 char

No...

10 char
Forum: Car Chat 12-22-14, 08:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,278
Posted By DrRick
2016 Cadillac CTS-V unveiled with 640 bhp -...

2016 Cadillac CTS-V unveiled with 640 bhp - YouTube

WANT!!!
Forum: Car Chat 12-21-14, 10:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,278
Posted By DrRick
Wow!!! That's amazing

Wow!!! That's amazing
Forum: IS F 12-21-14, 06:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,628
Posted By DrRick
I would. But that's because I'm partial to fast...

I would. But that's because I'm partial to fast four door cars. And the RCF isn't a marked increase in performance over the ISF. And that, at the end of the day, is what's gonna be the deciding...
Forum: IS F 12-21-14, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,153
Posted By DrRick
Congrats, my dude!!!! Welcome to the fam. The...

Congrats, my dude!!!! Welcome to the fam. The mods the car came with are subtle yet distinctive. You got a great deal.

The color of those brakes would definitely pop against the sinister black of...
Forum: IS F 12-19-14, 11:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,116
Posted By DrRick
congrats, fam!!!

congrats, fam!!!
Forum: IS F 12-19-14, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,628
Posted By DrRick
the fact that there are a couple folks on the RC...

the fact that there are a couple folks on the RC forum expecting the TVD to make a difference in acceleration runs, and not really knowing what the TVD does, speaks tons. but im sure they will get...
Forum: Car Chat 12-19-14, 06:27 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 37,803
Posted By DrRick
is anyone else put-off by the term 'japs'? just...

is anyone else put-off by the term 'japs'? just me? ok...

anywho...if lexus wants to create their own lane, then thats fine. good luck. but you cant just ignore the highways that have been...
Forum: IS F 12-19-14, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By DrRick
Do you know Reza? I was actually thinking of...

Do you know Reza? I was actually thinking of buying his F10 M5 but my wife wasn't having it... :sad:
Forum: IS F 12-19-14, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By DrRick
This is my boy Dustin here in Atlanta. He has one...

This is my boy Dustin here in Atlanta. He has one of the faster cars in the country...

1900HP "Kill Mode" Lamborghini 180MPH on the street - Speedo - YouTube
Forum: IS F 12-19-14, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By DrRick
And then, sometimes the actual TUNERS get in on...

And then, sometimes the actual TUNERS get in on the act. This was in october. Damn clown show... WARNING LANGUAGE NSFW!!!

UGR vs. Dallas Performance Fight at Texas Invitational - YouTube
Forum: IS F 12-19-14, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By DrRick
Is your friend from Oklahoma? An...

Is your friend from Oklahoma? An anastesiologist? Reason I ask is because one of the funnier fanboi threads was started by a guy with a red SL like your friend's. Here ya go...
...
Forum: IS F 12-19-14, 07:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By DrRick
Congrats. I have dreams of getting an R8 and...

Congrats. I have dreams of getting an R8 and sending it to charlotte to let Underground work their magic on it. Nothing insane...just a bolt on. Unless I hit the lottery. Hahahaha

The UGR lambo...
Forum: RC F 12-17-14, 02:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,940
Posted By DrRick
all of that is done by a torsen, as well. we...

all of that is done by a torsen, as well. we arent arguing the merits of TVD vs an open diff.

someone can correct me if im wrong...but the difference between what lexus is offering and the patent...
Forum: IS F 12-17-14, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By DrRick
i think the word you were looking for is 'debate'...

i think the word you were looking for is 'debate' not debacle....
Forum: RC F 12-16-14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,940
Posted By DrRick
ummmmm....isnt that saying that the TVD not even...

ummmmm....isnt that saying that the TVD not even working when the car is going in a straight line?

anywho... and according to this....the carbon package is going to save 14.33 lbs....
Forum: RC F 12-16-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,940
Posted By DrRick
I think you just described a torsen/limited slip...

I think you just described a torsen/limited slip differential. Only difference that the torsen doesn't use a computer to monitor it. So no...i don't think its worth 2-3 tenths over a regular LSD....
Forum: RC F 12-16-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,940
Posted By DrRick
im sorry man...the TVD is an accessory for...

im sorry man...the TVD is an accessory for tracking the car. it will help straight line speed coming out of a corner but it is little to no benefit over a limited slip diff on the type of surfaces...
Forum: RC F 12-16-14, 02:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,940
Posted By DrRick
mentioned correction because you jumped from...

mentioned correction because you jumped from magazine times to posting a video of vehicles at altitude to make a point.

would still be interested in seeing this dyno graph that shows 85% of the...
Forum: RC F 12-16-14, 02:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,940
Posted By DrRick
actually...what i did was a search of stock dynos...

actually...what i did was a search of stock dynos for the ISF. the OVERWHELMING majority are in the 348 - 358 hp range. and if the ISF is REALLY only putting down 333 hp...than thats even more...
Forum: RC F 12-16-14, 02:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,940
Posted By DrRick
got a time slip for that? VBOX?

got a time slip for that? VBOX?
Forum: RC F 12-16-14, 01:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,940
Posted By DrRick
im using hp at the wheels vs published hp. 3800...

im using hp at the wheels vs published hp. 3800 lbs/350 hp (which is what most folks in the real world have gotten from their ISF) vs 4038 lbs /388 hp (from the only dyno available of the RCF). ...
Forum: RC F 12-16-14, 01:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,940
Posted By DrRick
but you were just quoting magazine stats that use...

but you were just quoting magazine stats that use corrected times, no?

and can someone tell me how a TVD is going to impact straight line acceleration MORE than a torsen diff?
Forum: RC F 12-16-14, 01:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,940
Posted By DrRick
i'd be interested to know what kinda times he's...

i'd be interested to know what kinda times he's gotten with HIS isf, as well. one would expect as vocal as he's been about the performance of the RC-F that he was just as enthused about his current...
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