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Automotive: Nice looking car !

Did you know that the Smart forfour is actually rhe same car ( platform, engine, mechanics) as this one ? The turning circle is extremely tight because the engine is placed at the rear. So the front wheels can turn like a driftcar . 70 hp is indeed not enough these days, i tried the new Clio with 10
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By: bimbeano
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Automotive: Actually i opt for a bigger turbo!

Smaller engine though , just not sure about the turbo-lag 😬.
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By: bimbeano
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Automotive: 35 years ?

Before changing the oil ? That’s ludicrous !
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By: bimbeano
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Automotive: He looks like your twin brother !

That's quite a funny sight .... reminds me of some movie were a teddybear comes to live.
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By: bimbeano
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TimeOut: Actually it shouldn’t be a huge problem.

I had my share of flat and damaged tyres. 180 kph with a Ducati 916SPS in a long righthander, it just whobbled a bit and made me realize i had to slowly back off. At home i found there was only 0.5 insread of 2.2 kilo of pressure left. An exploding tyre at 140 kph in my Golf 3 tdi, at first i felt t
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By: bimbeano
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Automotive: Looks amazing ...

I just wish i lived in an area like that. The French Cévennes are just perfect, every road is twisty and every junction leads to a bunch of other twisty roads
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By: bimbeano
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Automotive: Best driving experience ever was ...

... when i came home and my tires where completely knackered and the oil just flushed out of the shock-absorbers ... made me realize we have some pretty tough roads in Belgium. I also remember the average fuel consumption was 22l/100 km, 2 more than i managed at the Zolder racetrack.
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By: bimbeano
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