Bnicho's 1985 AW11 Toyota MR2

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Re: Bnicho's 1985 AW11 Toyota MR2

#11 Post by Aar0sc » Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:42 pm

TerryG wrote:If you are 17 and have a corsa then a bodykit will add "150bhp" and mean you can keep up with a porsche however in reality it probably makes no difference ;)
Will it?

Brilliant; does anyone make them for Spitfires?
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Re: Bnicho's 1985 AW11 Toyota MR2

#12 Post by TerryG » Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:53 pm

you only get the magic horsepower boost on corsas (saxos, 106s, etc) i'm afraid. also known to double horse power are painted drums on the rear or fake discs, M3 style door mirrors, chicken wire, electronic superchargers and "chipping" by putting a resistor in-line on the MAF sensor.
Gotta love teenagers ;)
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Re: Bnicho's 1985 AW11 Toyota MR2

#13 Post by Aar0sc » Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:58 pm

Damn :/

But will my bright red brake calipers add power?
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Re: Bnicho's 1985 AW11 Toyota MR2

#14 Post by SirTainleyBarking » Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:27 pm

No, but a 3Kw stereo pumping out "Bangin Choons" will slow the car down quite effectively instead innit? :lol:
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Re: Bnicho's 1985 AW11 Toyota MR2

#15 Post by TerryG » Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:28 pm

Only if you paint the discs too:
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http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?1389610
Understeer: when you hit the wall with the front of the car.
Oversteer: when you hit the wall with the back of the car.
Horsepower: how fast you hit the wall.
Torque: how far you take the wall with you.

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Re: Bnicho's 1985 AW11 Toyota MR2

#16 Post by Aar0sc » Wed Jun 01, 2011 10:09 pm

SirTainleyBarking wrote:No, but a 3Kw stereo pumping out "Bangin Choons" will slow the car down quite effectively instead innit? :lol:
I've got a 40w stereo :D

Also; Terry; please tell me that's joke as the thread doesn't work :o
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Re: Bnicho's 1985 AW11 Toyota MR2

#17 Post by JPB » Wed Jun 01, 2011 10:14 pm

Sadly, it's genuine! The bloke posted in open forum that he'd painted his calipers, pads and rotors, as American people call discs, with that red paint.

The reason they all find it so funny is that he's fitting steel wheels and full size trims, so nobody would ever see the results of his handiwork.
Many replies said stuff such as
Dude, don't drive behind me...
:lol:
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Re: Bnicho's 1985 AW11 Toyota MR2

#18 Post by rich. » Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:28 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
there are some odd people out there....

i asked about the bodykits as with my sd1 vitesse i fitted a later deep chin spoiler which helped a lot with handling... i see lots of saxos & corsas etc with max power/fast furious + extremely stupid body kits and i wonder???? :?

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Re: Bnicho's 1985 AW11 Toyota MR2

#19 Post by SirTainleyBarking » Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:53 pm

The sort of thing you might try out on private land whilst you're waiting for your new discs and pads to be delivered, but otherwise Doh!

The smell thats going to generate would be rank. I've hit an exhaust with overspray when patching underbody protection before now. The whole car reeked for a week before it finally burnt off
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Re: Bnicho's 1985 AW11 Toyota MR2

#20 Post by JPB » Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:56 pm

:lol: I once filled the rear silencer on one of my Volvo 140s with Shell Ensis V (rustproofing fluid, like Waxoyl but it works) just because my then-neighbours were pains in the arse and I knew that the fumes would annoy them intensely and for many, many weeks on a regular basis. :D
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