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Old 08-05-2015, 03:01 PM   #1
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So, it is now common knowledge that we have 12 hours, and then it is all over. So what are you going to do with your 12 hours?


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250hp out of a Miata engine and it will last 12 hours.
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My cousin linked this gem to me today. Thought I would share, and warn you all that the clock is ticking!
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I would use the 12 hours to drive to Nicky T's house and jam a 2560 up his anus.
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I would use the 12 hours to drive to Nicky T's house and jam a 2560 up his anus.
Holy crap, I just laughed sooooo loud at work. It is awkwardly silent right now.
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Thanks for the m.net content warning.
Should say: NSFPWB- not suitable for people with brains.
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I clicked on the link for the hell of it but I forgot my m.net password...
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That guy is diseased:
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NICKYT: A properly maintained TR6 will **** all over a Miata. Sorry, I have had 2 of them and they are beasts. British straight six engines are amazing.
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Old 08-07-2015, 12:52 PM   #7
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British straight six engines are amazing.
Because British anything is known for quality when it comes to cars.....


Excluding this monster

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Actually the atom is not very reliable either.

My buddy does ALL the maint and work on a local rich guys (VIN:007, appeard on Jay Lenno's Garage ) Atom, and that thing is breaking all sorts of crap pretty frequently.

Clutch, wheel bearings, engine problems (it has the built "stage 3" sc ecotec) and its mainly just a street car, doesn't even do much track work.

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Old 08-07-2015, 12:59 PM   #9
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I would love to DD an Atom to work.

I would love it on the track more.
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I like the exo frame of the atom more than the exocet. But I like the exocet's options. Front engine/RWD N/A, Turbo, v8 .... oh my.
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...crap, just realized the links are all broken in that old thread.
get it together IB.
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You could never, ever, get 250hp out of any Miata engine. Don't know why you would want to...
It was nice of him to negotiate and give us 12 hours, his first comment declared it impossible.
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Doing 720 auto-x runs.
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<p>That guy can't be serious, there's no way he's being serious. I had to stop reading.</p>
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Topic dorifto a bit, but as much as I appreciate cars like the Ariel Atom, I kind of don't get the point.

If you have the money to buy an Atom just as track day toy, why wouldn't you go buy a Formula Vee or a Formula Ford or Spec Miata or ANYTHING that would allow for some real racing?

Cars like the Atom don't really do anything particularly well -- you can't drive it around town or to the restaurant to show it off, and it doesn't have a good racing class either. If you want to have fun on a track (and have that much money to burn), why aren't you buying a real race car instead of a pretend race car?
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Why can't you drive it around town?

People do it all the time around here.
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Because.

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