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Old 11-07-2008, 10:15 AM   #1
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Watch this punk in a new GTO learn about Torque Steering the hard way! Then, WTF....... He keeps going as the victim heads for the emergency lane.

YouTube - New GTO spinout And Crash on the freeway

So, this has got to be California. Found another clip of the same highway/ same entrance ramp with another clown in a new 'Vette. These kids have all the money and not of lick of sense or skillz.

YouTube - New Corvette Spin Out In Freeway Traffic
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Wow, it appears these dumbasses are actually showing off for each other by lighting up the tires and merging onto a busy street with no room for error. Good grief.
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And I'm sure with your runs at the track you are aware, torque steering is something to respect and get used to. It'* real easy to get a decent powered car a bit sideways, and oversteering a correction amplified with torque steering. My first bottle of nitrous got me into a couple situations I dont want to recount. Lucky for me I didn't have on coming traffic around . I do have some heavy experience pulling out of slides thanks to late night snow covered K-Mart parking lots.
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Wow, it appears these dumbasses are actually showing off for each other by lighting up the tires and merging onto a busy street with no room for error. Good grief.
These are mainly twenty and thirty somethings who learned to drive with FWD. This is probably thier 1st RWD car and seem to fail miserably. Most 45 or older drivers would have handled that with ease. BTW, I learned to drive on a '65 Buick GS w/401 nailhead motor. It was my dads daily driver and ended getting the car after I graduated high school. Never wrecked it, drove it year round on Long Island.
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I didn't know RWD cars could torque steer...
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They cant. Guess I was just relating my steering problems on their inadequacies. If I could change one single thing about my Bonne, it would be to turn the engine around the right way.
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How about a GXP with a 2009 CTS-V 6-speed drivetrain and RWD....I'd keep the car forever in that case! I'd stick with 18'*, but make them 10" wide in the back. The Bonne just flat-out looks like a RWD car.
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Not really torque steer. If you can't handle the power, then you shouldn't be using it.
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They were probably listening to the "THUMP THUMP" of the radio instead of the tune 8 cylinders make.
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How about a GXP with a 2009 CTS-V 6-speed drivetrain and RWD....I'd keep the car forever in that case! I'd stick with 18'*, but make them 10" wide in the back. The Bonne just flat-out looks like a RWD car.
LOL. I have already thought about when the Bonne gets older and the N* spent. Frame rails/rear axle and a dual quad 400. Hey. it couldnt be any harder than helping a friend put one in an inherited monza back in the early 80'*. I would enjoy every nanosecond of ripping the PCM out and flattening it to a razor thin pancake with a sleadgehammer...........
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