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by kfae8959
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Rospa price increase
Replies: 5
Views: 42

Re: Rospa price increase

I intend to follow this up with them, and will let you know. At the moment I'm waiting to hear from HQ, having been in touch to let them know that I want to be involved, but there are no local groups open to me, and the re-tests don't yield any feedback. Such response as I've got so far isn't encour...
by kfae8959
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bubblecar Museum
Replies: 10
Views: 161

Re: Bubblecar Museum

Looks fun! Where is it?
by kfae8959
Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Trying to find someone.
Replies: 6
Views: 125

Re: Trying to find someone.

Contact established.

David
by kfae8959
Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Let's Talk More
Replies: 42
Views: 535

Re: Let's Talk More

Horse wrote:... when waiting to turn right across oncoming traffic[, w]ith the wheels straight ahead, if you get punted from behind then that's the direction you'll go. Wheels turned, however ...


Only if you get punted very gently, or your front tyres have got a huge amount of grip!

David
by kfae8959
Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Roads they been a changin'
Replies: 33
Views: 674

Re: Roads they been a changin'

akirk wrote:
waremark wrote:are there any autos with launch control?


yes - 911 with PDK and launch control


But that's a twin-clutch gearbox. What about slushboxes with launch control?

David
by kfae8959
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Use of ZF 8-speed auto gearbox (BMW and other makes)
Replies: 23
Views: 552

Re: Use of ZF 8-speed auto gearbox (BMW and other makes)

What have you got against using the brakes?

David
by kfae8959
Wed May 23, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Lane Conflict
Replies: 22
Views: 778

Re: Lane Conflict

[...]right turning vehicles take up the nearside lane and proceed to undertake at speed others in the correct right-turn lane simultaneously signally their return to the nearside. Can I check what you are describing? Someone wants to turn right, but drives along a lane to the left of traffic also w...
by kfae8959
Fri May 11, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Clutch - heel & toe
Replies: 41
Views: 1223

Re: Clutch - heel & toe

jcochrane wrote:David. I take my hat off to you. It never occurred to me that was what was meant.


Help! I no longer understand who doesn't understand, and who is deliberately misunderstanding for comic effect. I think I'd better keep my own counsel from now on.

David
by kfae8959
Fri May 11, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Clutch - heel & toe
Replies: 41
Views: 1223

Re: Clutch - heel & toe

Horse is asking about placement and use of the heel and the toe of his left foot when operating the clutch. I know some of us do a thing called "heel and toe" with our right feet, but that often involves neither! You know sometimes words have two meanings, as the philosopher Plant once sai...
by kfae8959
Fri May 04, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Clutch - heel & toe
Replies: 41
Views: 1223

Re: Clutch - heel & toe

Is he driving a TVR?

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