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Total Votes 15
Average Score 1.73
Verdict Not Rice



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URL: http://riceornot.ricecop.com/?auto=59255
Submitted by: 427 Vette
Comments: 12  (Read/Post)     Favorites: 2  (View)
Submitted on: 01-06-2007
View Stats Category: Car
Description:
Awesome 205 GTI

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http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v...06GTIengine.jpg
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#1
1-07-2007 @ 04:44:23 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
It's a 205.

#2
1-07-2007 @ 04:47:12 PM
Posted By : ricerocketboy Reply | Edit | Del
yes sir.

#3
1-07-2007 @ 04:49:14 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
And, uh, if the front wheels are touching the fenders now, how does it drive with people inside...?

#4
1-07-2007 @ 04:55:09 PM
Posted By : UFO Reply | Edit | Del
#3, Suspension travel? Blasphemy. If your spine isn't compressed after running over an ant, it's not a real car.

#5
1-07-2007 @ 04:58:51 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
#4, Fuck comfort, I've got handling in mind.

#6
1-07-2007 @ 05:07:05 PM
Posted By : UFO Reply | Edit | Del
#5, just floor it when you need to turn, torque steer should do the rest?

*based on the only 205 gti i've seen driven in anger. Driver floored it and the car immediately went crazy*


#7
1-07-2007 @ 05:15:50 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
#6, Never in my life I have faced this 'torque steer' everyone is talking about.
This family of cars (Renault 5, Pug 205, Citroen AX) shares common characteristics because of their suspension design. Basically, you have to keep the gas floored pretty much all the time or else the car will enter a mad oversteer slide in a corner. When you put improperly set-up performance suspension on them they become even worse. They are very small, very light and very, very, very nervous.
I took my R5 on a few gravel practice sessions and the car was simply crazy. I had to wrestle with it, all I could do was to floor it and pray I wouldn't have to lift off. I had the shocks revalved and set-up to "soft-street" setting and it was much better but still far from OK. In the end the car swapped ends on me during a rally and I totalled it.


#8
1-07-2007 @ 05:22:48 PM
Posted By : UFO Reply | Edit | Del
#7, I think torque steer might affect only fwd cars with, you know, torque :p
Nah, used to get it in the old Mazda sometimes, floor it in 2nd, and the front would just pull to one side without any warning. Makes you look like a dick.


#9
1-07-2007 @ 05:32:18 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
#8, I think Europe's pretty much sorted this out. The only time I hear of torque steer is on cars equipped with aggressive LSD's (like Focus RS).

#10
12-26-2007 @ 08:27:22 PM
Posted By : MxCx Reply | Edit | Del
Now that is just cool.

#11
2-02-2010 @ 04:37:19 AM
Posted By : wannabemustangjockey Reply | Edit | Del
"Shiny Racing"? That banner is stupid and needs to go.

#12
2-02-2010 @ 04:32:29 PM
Posted By : Skid Reply | Edit | Del
#11, Obviously driven by a ferret.

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