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Old 11-08-2012, 02:22 AM   #12001
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Has none of the elegance of the NSX, but I'm sure it's a beast. And I like beasts.
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Has none of the elegance of the NSX, but I'm sure it's a beast. And I like beasts.
lol, since when did you like beasts? I thought you liked small and fuzzy?
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Ooh, I like IWC. I am not a watch connoisseur by a long shot but I like their watches. Subtle luxury, nothing gaudy like whatever rich kids are buying these days.
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But the BMW M3 GTR and Porsche GT3 RGR don't have opened fenders. They have closed fenders with vents because that rear part of the fender normally just catches air.

Really, there's no point having anything to cover the rear of the wheels unless maybe you have a very important rear diffuser installation, which a production car isn't going to have. That flare just covers the top of the tire which is important for aero and road legality, as well as preventing mexiflush, and that's about it.

Just look at the rear of a Porsche 917K, a Le Mans car from before the time of diffusors. Very open rear tire wells.
My mistake on the M3 but I was refering to how porsche did a better job integrating the same fender design like what the BRZ is trying to do...



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What part of Kalim is small and fuzzy?
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i believe hes an engineer. last weve spoken, he said the cost of living in switzerland is outrageous (obviously) but its worth it and he enjoys it there
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Actually, I'm only $223 off from buying the welding machine. The $1000 for accessories remains unchanged.
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Actually, I'm only $223 off from buying the welding machine. The $1000 for accessories remains unchanged.
there are a bunch of auctions that sell used industrial equipment for cheap. thats where we get all our stuff. check them out in your area
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My mistake on the M3 but I was refering to how porsche did a better job integrating the same fender design like what the BRZ is trying to do...

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It's a different style. Also, it has a completely different rear bumper to match the flares, and the body style is different to start.

I don't even think it's a better job of "integrating" because the differences don't look hugely functional and the flare isn't at all hidden.
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there are a bunch of auctions that sell used industrial equipment for cheap. thats where we get all our stuff. check them out in your area
If I was in the market for a more conventional style welding machine, which is essentially a big transformer inside and analog circuitry, I'd choose that route because those things are bomb proof and repairable. But those machines are also 350 pounds. I'm going after a fully solid state and digital circuitry unit that weighs about 46 pounds and handles the same power, so I'm very afraid of compromised electronics and not knowing the full history.
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If I was in the market for a more conventional style welding machine, which is essentially a big transformer inside and analog circuitry, I'd choose that route because those things are bomb proof and repairable. But those machines are also 350 pounds. I'm going after a fully solid state and digital circuitry unit that weighs about 46 pounds and handles the same power, so I'm very afraid of compromised electronics and not knowing the full history.
yeah forget it then everything we use is completely mechanical
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Yeah, with mechanical stuff I'd be much more at ease buying used stuff. What kind of stuff do you use/buy from those auctions?
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Yeah, with mechanical stuff I'd be much more at ease buying used stuff. What kind of stuff do you use/buy from those auctions?
weve bought everything from office equipment, fork lifts, cnc routers (the huge industrial ones), dust collectors, etc. as long as its cheap, we pick it up. i hate doing that though. the auctions are online and it takes an entire work day to sit there and go through it to get to the lots you want
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It's a different style. Also, it has a completely different rear bumper to match the flares, and the body style is different to start.

I don't even think it's a better job of "integrating" because the differences don't look hugely functional and the flare isn't at all hidden.
Isn't that the point though? to make integration seamless with the vehicle?

To say the flares aren't functional? on a race car? talking about cars that cost upwards of 400k from factory i don't really think they'd do something nonfunctional, considering all the frivolous rules and sanctions regarding everything under the sun.
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