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Old 08-17-04, 06:29 AM
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2 RX8 tracking it (BIG PICS) and some others

Here are nice pics showing 2 almost new (just broken in) RX8's lapping on our racetrack:





In the right lower corner you can also see a blue Renault Clio Sport 3.0 V6




That same Clio V6 (looks mean IMO, rwd, mid engine):



















This guys is one of the best drifters I know...




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No helmets???
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How did the RX-8's do?
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Old 08-17-04, 11:58 AM
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Ashraf: No helmets required. P.S.: Check your email

Badfish: Poorly. They were slower then these two cars:
http://www.levin.si/bmwslo/mobikrog/P8151684.JPG
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Some friends in Europe tell me that those Renault Clio Sport V6s really go well in the tighter backroads. Really fun to toss around into the corners. The only problem is they're a little heavy for how small they are.
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I'm surprised they didn't remove those plates from the front to get better airflow, but maybe the rx8 isn't as picky as the 7.
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Ashraf: No helmets required. P.S.: Check your email

Badfish: Poorly. They were slower then these two cars:
http://www.levin.si/bmwslo/mobikrog/P8151684.JPG
I'd still wear one... No reason not to.
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Some friends in Europe tell me that those Renault Clio Sport V6s really go well in the tighter backroads. Really fun to toss around into the corners. The only problem is they're a little heavy for how small they are.
They are very nice yes. New cost around $45k though. And this one has 3k miles on it and is for sale around $37k
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I'm surprised they didn't remove those plates from the front to get better airflow, but maybe the rx8 isn't as picky as the 7.
That place where the plate goes isn't actually a duct if you look at one up close, it's just a big plastic grid. The air all enters thru the slot between the bumper and the splitter.
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That place where the plate goes isn't actually a duct if you look at one up close, it's just a big plastic grid. The air all enters thru the slot between the bumper and the splitter.
Ah, interesting. I'm ashamed to say I've test driven one but never noticed that!
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Sweet pics - thanks!
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