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Old 04-20-2004, 10:51 PM   #1
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Auto Xing

Ive been autoXing for the past 6 mounths, i really find the BMW's compete well, I go about 50/50 with them.. I find I can usualy blow out the newer ones, but sometimes those old boxy ones give me trouble.
Ohh and by the way my set up is a 2004 Z24, with Eibach springs, and KYB gr2 shocks. I have a ractive upper strut bar, and a custom rear upper.. It is the perfect handling machine
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Old 04-21-2004, 12:22 AM   #2
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youre talking z24 as in cavalier???
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Old 04-21-2004, 12:25 AM   #3
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REmember, especially with auto-x's its all about the driver, car is just there to slightly help you, i've seen rusted up cars with half the power of mine, dominate all the classes and mind you there was porsches and subarus, etc.!
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ya...Ive beaten an SLK32AMG and an e36 M3 in an autocross...there is a perfect example, and I'm no expert driver

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Old 04-21-2004, 03:30 PM   #5
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Why did you take a Z24 to Germany?
"Driving is like a narcotic, an addiction that can take over lives. It ruins people, breaks families apart, and even kills. Itís habit that needs to be fueled. Time, money, rationality, sweat, knuckle skin, and anyone who disapproves are of little importance to a driver, and are often overlooked. Hi, Iím Nelson, and Iím a drivaholic."
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Old 04-21-2004, 03:55 PM   #6
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a Z24 to them is like, a eurospec E36 M3 to us.

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Old 04-27-2004, 08:37 PM   #7
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Originally posted by Gamite
a Z24 to them is like, a eurospec E36 M3 to us.
Correction: a US-spec Z24.

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Old 04-29-2004, 04:18 AM   #8
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Re: Auto Xing

Originally posted by Final_gen_Z24

It is the perfect handling machine
Does anyone else find anything wrong with this statement?

I've driven Z24's and they handle like crap. I took a stock one around a corner in a residential zone at 50km/h and I felt the most chassis flex I've ever felt in any car. It twisted and flexed and went on 3 wheels while cornering at 50km/h. What a POS!

Sorry I don't want to diss your ride. If you beat those BMW's, it was probably because you were a really good driver or the other drivers sucked. I think since you live in Germany, you should save your money and buy a German car. For that price you could easily find a 318 which is just as fast, a better more reliable car, better hanlding and it's a BMW!

How much does a Z24 in Germany go for anyways!?

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