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    19-10-2020, 10:58 AM
    Tango replied to a thread PSA cancels the 107 / C1 in R-Roads
    Maybe your teenage years were different to mine, but j turns, handbrake turns and one wheel burnouts were a right of passage! Also, nailing a gear...
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    18-10-2020, 08:12 PM
    Tango replied to a thread PSA cancels the 107 / C1 in R-Roads
    Sad, the 1 litre NA petrol mini/supermini class was the entry to driving and independence for most of us, that they are fun and easy to work on is...
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    14-10-2020, 12:45 PM
    Tango replied to a thread Yaris GR and GR4 in R-Roads
    I love how when Toyota want to they produce such an amazing car, just as a technical exercise. It must really bother them they failed to win in F1,...
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    11-10-2020, 05:23 PM
    Tango replied to a thread Rally Omologato in R-Roads
    Paddy has done a great job on the E30, his attention to detail is class
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    09-10-2020, 10:58 AM
    Tango replied to a thread Lexus IS200 market in R-Roads
    The gearing they should have come with from the beginning. Hold on that car, future classic for sure
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    09-10-2020, 07:42 AM
    Tango replied to a thread Lexus IS200 market in R-Roads
    Yup, loads of options out there. And it sorts the acceleration, at the expense of motorway rpm. Who is going to be buying one for that these days,...
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    09-10-2020, 12:01 AM
    Tango replied to a thread Lexus IS200 market in R-Roads
    Gearing killed it, final drive is too long. No idea why you gear a 200bhp car for over 100mph in 3rd, probably fuel consumption in 6th, but it dulls...
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    07-10-2020, 04:47 PM
    Tango replied to a thread Lexus IS200 market in R-Roads
    You could get a decent useable one for about 1000 punts back then, what’s that, maybe €3500 in today’s money?
    42 replies | 2387 view(s)
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    07-10-2020, 04:18 PM
    Tango replied to a thread Tying Down Motorbikes in Motorbikin'
    This. In the general scheme of things a bike is light, sub 200kg in most cases. 3 straps, one one each fork and 3rd on rear wheel to stop the back...
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    07-10-2020, 04:11 PM
    Tango replied to a thread Lexus IS200 market in R-Roads
    He was spot on, just needed to wait 10 years longer than you would have for the “twincam” Was talking to the wife’s 14 year old cousin and asked ...
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    06-10-2020, 10:11 PM
    Tango replied to a thread Covid-19 Pandemic in Motorway Services
    Brilliant :D
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    06-10-2020, 09:52 AM
    Tango replied to a thread Yaris GR and GR4 in R-Roads
    it amazes me that AVGAS still has lead in it, you'd think there would be a better solution developed in the last 50 years
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    06-10-2020, 07:57 AM
    Tango replied to a thread Covid-19 Pandemic in Motorway Services
    I’m guessing you don’t have children? The damage it will do to a whole generation of the current primary school students if you keep them out for...
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    05-10-2020, 04:46 PM
    Same engine as old Twingo GT? I think so anyway, there are a few crowds in the UK that map them, so there are gains to be had. Remember that things...
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    04-10-2020, 07:05 PM
    Tango replied to a thread Htfu.. in Lifestyle
    Absolutely people can put in a super human effort, but for the OP it’s a great starting point for improvement
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    04-10-2020, 05:16 PM
    Tango replied to a thread Manuals Rule! in R-Roads
    Are we back to “manual or nothing”? Mr Catchpole makes a good argument, but the excellent Counter argument from DMZ on the vehicle is valid. The...
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    04-10-2020, 04:30 PM
    Tango replied to a thread Htfu.. in Lifestyle
    Not a wiggins or sky fan by any means, I was simply stating the boring and efficient way he used tackle climbs, PEDs or not, finding a power output...
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    04-10-2020, 08:34 AM
    Tango replied to a thread Htfu.. in Lifestyle
    I think I understand you, and the biggest issue is your heart rate doesn’t respond instantly to effort, no ones does, so when the gradient goes up...
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    04-10-2020, 08:25 AM
    Tango replied to a thread Manuals Rule! in R-Roads
    We recently bought a Megane GT205, only comes with 7 speed auto, the chassis is really well suited to driving Irish roads at 8 tenths and I don’t...
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    02-10-2020, 09:21 PM
    Tango replied to a thread Manuals Rule! in R-Roads
    Great video. Great choice of car to make the point too. A manual GT3 is surely one of the greatest cars ever made, 9k rpm NA flat six, Fantastic...
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    02-10-2020, 09:05 PM
    Tango replied to a thread The Covid stone.. in Motorway Services
    I’m two inches taller and a good few pounds heavier than you, and all I’ll say is you can’t out train a bad diet. Record your daily food for Two...
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    02-10-2020, 08:54 PM
    Tango replied to a thread Htfu.. in Lifestyle
    For my own body I always felt that above 160 and I was very limited in distance/incline. I found the best training is find local hill of 2 to 3km...
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    02-10-2020, 09:19 AM
    you can get some unreal all expenses paid trips out of that sector too if you are in the right role :D without the awesome trackday though...
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    30-09-2020, 03:13 PM
    that saddle angle looks horrible! i find anything other than completely parallel to the ground uncomfortable
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    27-09-2020, 05:11 PM
    Once the 4 wheels are on the same plane for both measurements it will give an accurate reading. If the scales are below the floor it will over...
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    26-09-2020, 09:01 AM
    Tango replied to a thread Max Wrist. in Motorbikin'
    You going to be at this carry on when you get your S1000RR Alfaguy? Wheelies everywhere, knee down everywhere? Terrorizing Kerry
    54 replies | 5501 view(s)
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    24-09-2020, 04:31 PM
    its such a shame, it would be such an entertaining car. love the colour BTW well wear
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    24-09-2020, 09:34 AM
    where do they stand on the OEM "modifications" for example a common thing years ago was to put GTI suspension on a normal golf. i have eibach springs...
    37 replies | 2967 view(s)
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    24-09-2020, 09:15 AM
    Tango replied to a thread Kart Rage... in R-Roads
    Poor young lad, yer man is some pathetic moron, losing it over a 20 mph tap in rental Karts. I'd hate to see how he'd react to an actual life problem
    22 replies | 1336 view(s)
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