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Old 03-07-2016, 11:43 AM   #2261
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That's Portimao in Portugal. World Superbike races there, but nobody else really above a National series level hits it. Shame there isn't more top-level series interest, as it's a fantastic course.

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Old 03-08-2016, 03:16 PM   #2262
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The ND cup car was added to iracing today. Also, I spotted this in the video. I think Emilio needs to email someone at ohlins :

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You know, I've always wondered what XIDA stood for? Is it just a cool name, or does it have an even cooler sinister meaning?
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Old 03-08-2016, 06:26 PM   #2264
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You know, I've always wondered what XIDA stood for? Is it just a cool name, or does it have an even cooler sinister meaning?
eXperimental Inverted Double Adjustable

The first concept was inverted but we gave up on that as it was impractical for the end user. Name sounded cool though so I kept it. It wasn't until the Xidas had been in production for maybe 6 months that we decided to do a single adjustable and the things went boom!

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Old 03-10-2016, 09:44 AM   #2265
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Came across this...

Mazda Miata ND 2015-16 shift boot - RedlineGoods leather shift boot store

They have a Auto/Manual shift boot, e-brake, and this arm rest cover.

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Old 03-11-2016, 02:45 AM   #2266
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Fun time out at Streets of Willow. Not my fastest lap, this was later in the day when we were doing three drivers back-to-back-to-back so the car was heatsoaked and tires were getting squirmy.

It's a very cool experience to see things through from the infancy stage of designs on paper to prototypes, testing, revisions, finished products, and in the end to be out there putting in hot laps in the car on those parts. It's something really only possible in a relatively small close-knit operation such as ours that doesn't have to compartmentalize each various stage, and it is really rewarding.

Plus, it's just stinkin' fun to get out there on a racetrack with the top down and drive.

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Old 03-11-2016, 04:22 PM   #2267
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Filipe, that looks like great fun! That is a beautiful circuit. Formula 1?
As others have said it´s Portimão Circuit ! It was built to receive Formula 1, however that will never happen in anytime soon. So right now is always used for car presentations (due to the great weather that lasts almost the entire year) and national and European races !

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Old 03-11-2016, 10:38 PM   #2268
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Thoughts?
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Old 03-11-2016, 10:42 PM   #2269
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Would have to buy two NDs if this came out.
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I hope they make that.
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That would be my new DD. I test drove an ND right after they came out and the storage is just too little, but I bet that would be solved with that bad boy!
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I will never understand all the hardtop love on this forum...
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I'd be all over a coupe/shooting brake ND...reminds me of a more sexy Z3 M Coupe or Z4 M Coupe (one of my favorite cars).
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I will never understand all the hardtop love on this forum...
Not a fan of removable hardtops, but a nice coupe or retractable hardtop is sweet. But mostly I think the car in the photo above is stunning in a way the FRS/BRZ can't touch.
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Old 03-12-2016, 02:06 AM   #2275
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Can anyone weigh in on the OEM ND LSD vs something like an OS Giken?

Trying to decide between Sport and Club trims...
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It's like a not ugly as sin z4m coupe.
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Can anyone weigh in on the OEM ND LSD vs something like an OS Giken?

Trying to decide between Sport and Club trims...
Let's just weld the open.
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It's like a not ugly as sin z4m coupe.
Take it back.
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I will never understand all the softtop love on this forum
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Just googled. Z4m is OK.

Z3m is
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