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10 Replies and 359 Views new interchange type: SPUI  359  10 Started by  squid &91IMG&93 SPUI, coming to I-64.As presented by the &91url=''&93Detroit News&91/URL&93 SPUI is more efficient in terms of land use and signalling; but those large radius curves enablesome really severy high-speed t-bone accidentswith red-light runners. "e;...Missouri is planning one over I-64"e; Actually it's more like 6 (Kingshighway, Hamption, Big Bend, Hanle...
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by  o2mo4uJump to last post
02/27/2004 10:22 PM
6 Replies and 246 Views Racing is not like driving.  246  6 Started by  sburkett Okay, maybe you've all heard it before, but this is a GREAT quote from a great man, and potentially useful when trying to "e;explain"e; racing to non-racers. I've put my favorite line in italics:"e;Few people outside racing can appreciate that race driving is not like driving on the road at all. A racing car is always in an attitude at corners, never pointing as directly fore-and-aft in its line of travel as a road car would be in normal motoring. The racing car is sliding , to so...
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by  PylonSiJump to last post
01/13/2004 1:50 AM
3 Replies and 288 Views  288  3 Started by  DammitBeavis I used to have a link to a website called, or, or something like that. Is it still around I can't seem to locate it.
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by  DammitBeavisJump to last post
01/09/2004 12:54 PM
2 Replies and 217 Views Roundabouts of Saint Charles County  217  2 Started by  squid There is a new connector road between MO-94 and MO-K just north of I-64 in Weldon Spring - O'Fallonthat has a series of roundabouts, some the elevationchanges. Mapquest is out of date, showing only farms here:&91url='
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12/24/2003 2:41 AM
17 Replies and 278 Views Drifting  278  17 Started by  csmithblues Anyone know of any frequented placesI know how, sorta, but would like to hook up with others for some experience. I know its going into winter so there wont be a lot of activity, but just to pass the time. Cory
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12/14/2003 2:25 PM
54 Replies and 803 Views double clutching ...  803  54 Started by  Vibe
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i have been meaning to ask for a while. Firstly, I double-clutch every downshift.....opinions so if i am approaching a stop sign i double clutch into 2nd....apply light braking and then double clutch into 1st and brake to almost a stop but then i can accelerate and get under way again w/o having to use the clutch at all. so at the stop sign i never use the already in first so i brake to almost a stop and then ease on the gas and basically drive it like an automatic. is this good or ...
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by  YYZJump to last post
11/30/2003 1:01 PM
22 Replies and 522 Views Driving reviews: RX8, Forester 2.5XT  522  22 Started by  PylonSi
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Weeeeeeee I'll start with the RX8, since it felt slower but would be much, much faster around anything with turns in it, just from my preliminary drive. The guy said I can come back at 10am tomorrow and drive it for a few hours! Chris, want to take some vids :D Engine: Marvelous, everything was better than an S2k (And remember, I'm a SERIOUS Honda nazi) except for the power. Throttle response was instant, heel and toeing was second nature, and the sound was incredible. A better mill in every ...
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by  PylonSiJump to last post
11/28/2003 11:09 AM
10 Replies and 262 Views Driving review: 2004 Acura TL  262  10 Started by  jsarino While I was at Dave Mungenast Acura on Halloween night (pricing out an axle), it was VERY slow, as in, I was the only customer there. The sales guy practically talked me into test driving the 2004 TL (SportShift model). Per the sales guy, their aim is to have this car compete against the 5 series BMW. So, I take it out, with him riding shotgen.The interior is beautiful, with all the switches and such in easy reach. It doesn't look "e;cheap"e;, like Nissan's/Infiniti's interiors of late (...
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by  PylonSiJump to last post
11/03/2003 7:12 PM
5 Replies and 213 Views i'm going for a drive today  213  5 Started by  carl_aka_carlos if anyone is interested I'm gonna go for a drive today. prolly take my usual route I take. if anyone is interested in coming along feel free. I'm prolly gonna leave 1
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by  mugwumpJump to last post
10/31/2003 12:05 PM
21 Replies and 510 Views drove something wonderful today  510  21 Started by  carl_aka_carlos
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drove a Z06 at the GM automotion thingy! i want one, now! where's the devil, i've got something to sell him!
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by  Egg RollJump to last post
10/16/2003 2:04 PM
52 Replies and 750 Views Drving Day  750  52 Started by  Scooby Do
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ok folks, now that we've all talked up our favorite roads, lets do something about it...anyone up for a driveLets lay a game plan and a date out, mount up our video cameras, top off our tanks and go for a blat down some fun roads...stop for lunch somewhere and do it again....anyone else with me on this
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by  drgnrcr101Jump to last post
10/07/2003 7:53 PM
8 Replies and 281 Views Driving Observations from a passenger (long)  281  8 Started by  Andy Since starting instructing in Novice schools and in the Intermediate program here in St. Louis I've noticed a couple things concerning driver control issues I'd like to point out. The 3 most often seen errors, IMHO, are 3) too much steering input, 2) too aggressive with the gas, 1)braking. They are all intricatly related because doing one wrong will tend to lead to doing one of the others. The biggest difference between a novice and an experienced autocrosser is the use of the brakes. From my ob...
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by  PylonSiJump to last post
09/29/2003 1:13 PM
6 Replies and 260 Views INDYBOUND  260  6 Started by  randy h Ok who is all going to the Indy F-1 race next weekend What are the predictions I think that JPM will beat Schuie if the BMW stays together!! We are all staying in the Coca Cola field arriving Friday at noon so anyone see a black Xterra with my SOLO2.ORG sticker posted proudly stop on by and say hey we love to party with all!! Last year met some cool cool guys from Georgia. Our campsite was partying hard and some Euro Snot head came out like 10:30 p.m and asked us if we could keep the noise d...
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by  SchreibGJump to last post
09/28/2003 9:01 PM
24 Replies and 573 Views FWD Driving Questions  573  24 Started by  AutoXChris
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Somthings i have yet to ask anyone, When is the proper times through a corner to accelerate Should you be keeping the foot on the gas while you are breaking, in where you have power through the whole cornerand by doing this, what is a good way to Rotate the rear end, Tire pressures, trail braking, Interrupting the balance a bit by rocking the car from left to right and vise versai notice that my car has less handling off the power through corners. and when i add full it over steers a bit mo...
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by  YYZJump to last post
09/25/2003 3:04 PM
6 Replies and 265 Views Driving impressions from Sunday's Yin/Yang drives  265  6 Started by  PylonSi Some of you may have noticed I wasn't there in the Civic. I was driving Bob Ploof's Impala SS and was offered a drive in Axis Power Racing's '90 Miata as well, so I took fun runs in 2nd heat in that thing. Anyway, first Bob's car:It handles pretty awesome, it's just gigantic. It's also set up so that no matter what, it will NOT understeer. Never. Ever. Oversteer all the time. Not what you'd expect out of something that huge, but it's fast if you can control it. I only had one clean run and it ...
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by  PylonSiJump to last post
09/24/2003 5:04 PM
33 Replies and 710 Views Favorite driving roads...  710  33 Started by  jsarino
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Post your favorite driving roads! The ones below I can think off the top of my head...Hwy. 79 (heading towards Hannibal)Hwy. 94, through Missouri wine countryHwy. D, towards Washington, MOHwy DD, between New Melle and Augusta/Defiance areaGreat River Road in Alton, ILWildhorse Creek Road, ChesterfieldRock Quarry Road, Columbia, MOThe road from Flagstaff, AZ to the South Rim of the Grand CanyonRoute 89 (I believe), which is the backroad going from Flagstaff to Sedona, AZ.. Very scenic, goes throu...
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09/24/2003 12:33 PM
42 Replies and 935 Views I like driving.  935  42 Started by  mingaa
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Write back. O.K. :)
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09/19/2003 1:34 PM
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