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      11-10-2012, 11:03 AM   #1
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A fun video I made. If I don't say so myself...it came out pretty good. I've posted this once in the wrong forum so you may have seen this already.

None of the incidents were intentionally initiated. Just screwing up. The drifting practice/instruction I got saved me these 5 times plus a lot more.



The inspiration for this is Kaiv in this video...maybe someday I'll get to this level...

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      11-10-2012, 03:08 PM   #2
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      11-11-2012, 04:55 AM   #3
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Good shots...quite a handful, but glad you enjoyed!
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      11-11-2012, 07:55 AM   #5
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impressive!! its hard to stay calm and correct like that.. i hope i can learn
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Great car control. I especially liked the last one--the transition was like a well-controlled tank-slapper.
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      11-11-2012, 12:19 PM   #7
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Thanks. I've been working on pushing the car a little harder. Trying to keep the same braking zone, just less brakes to carry more speed through the turns. I keep reducing brake pressure until I find the limit...sometimes I go over.

Two things really helped my car control. First, the Performance Center Delivery...the morning driving exercises. Second, a drift practice with a great instructor.
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Good vids and Great car control - thanks for sharing!

I'm planning for next year and more skidpad practice is tops.
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Great video
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      11-11-2012, 06:31 PM   #10
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Great fun!
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That was awesome. Those hands and feet were handling that baby! I wish I see more of this kind of stuff from the same perspective. I think I'll look into a drifting lesson too.
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      11-11-2012, 07:23 PM   #12
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Good car control!
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      11-11-2012, 09:32 PM   #13
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nice work jae.
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If you can slow down the videos you'll notice that my front tires are always pointed in the intended direction of travel, despite where the nose of the car is pointed. I'm just letting the rear go where it wants to go but keeping it in control with throttle.You have to let go of the steering wheel because the momentum of the back end and the grip of the front tires will keep the car going in the intended direction while making the steering adjustment for you. You cannot turn the wheel fast enough yourself. If you don't let the steering wheel travel freely then you basically shift weight off of one side of car and then the front end starts to chase the back end...hence a spin. The tricky part to learn is when to catch the wheel. At some point, you want to hold the rear in place so you can ease off the throttle and get everything back in line.

You do need to anticipate the rear coming around quickly to allow the steering wheel to spin. If you are a tad slow you will oscillate. I also learned the good thing about the E9X M3 is it has a LOT of opposite lock so you can get the car super sideways and hold it if you've got the cajones.

Again, I did one drift practice and I learned a ton from it. I credit those 3 hours and 2 rear tires with really increasing my confidence on the track. Car setup is not that different apparently. You want it to handle as balanced as possible...like the track. I highly recommend to at least try drifting with a good instructor at least once!
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Enjoyed the video! Makes me miss my E46 so much
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      11-12-2012, 06:38 PM   #18
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Nice vid ^^

Looks like you are pretty comfortable staying on the gas when the car gets sideways, and quick with your hands too! Keep it up!
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Nice vid ^^

Looks like you are pretty comfortable staying on the gas when the car gets sideways, and quick with your hands too! Keep it up!
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+1 good car control =)
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