Originally Posted by aosborn
There are race cars, and there are street cars. If you want some of the benefits of a race car (better handling, more power etc) you couldn't do it without looking to the racing world for answers. You just need to tone it down a bit for the technology to work on the street. You should know all about this NEW INTERIORS. Take for example the Pro-Street cars you like to build. It is all race car technology toned down for the street.
I'm sure your cars go well in a straight line and do fine around town. As fast as you seem to like to go in a straight line, I like to go that fast in around corners. I drag raced for years and then I went to road racing school. Then I traded my 11 second 57 Chevy for a 455cid, 4 speed 76 Trans-am and have never looked back. Instead of having fun 11 seconds at a time a few times an afternoon, you can have fun for hours! But as you like to say "that's just me".
To each his own, that is what makes the world an interesting place.
I have to tell you I got a little bit into the road racing stuff just a little, when to Jim Rice cart racing school and that opened my eyes to how much I didn't know (it also means I know NOTHING still being I learned so much in an day at that school) but really, my Gran Sport can hang pretty good all because of some handling improvements sway bars, tires, the right shocks, quick ratio box, etc. It is fun that is for sure.