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    Default Holy Batman. Chris Rado's New Scion TC

    AWD with 1100hp and monster downforce
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    ya first day of testing was this weekend and they already pulled the motor out with problems :/ That thing could be a total monster though. They are expecting to compete at the RTA event at Sebring next weekend

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    Who is Holly Batman? New driver?

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    Holly is one of the few female Time Attack drivers in the country. Not bad looking either.

    Also, what, no Giant Wing on the front of the car, like his last one?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard EVO View Post
    Holly is one of the few female Time Attack drivers in the country. Not bad looking either.

    Also, what, no Giant Wing on the front of the car, like his last one?
    It looks like quite a wing and large canards on the front...although they are lower and they blend them in pretty well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnathan68 View Post
    It looks like quite a wing and large canards on the front...although they are lower and they blend them in pretty well.
    it is looking more like a Pike's Peak car.
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    I liked that big front wing on the previous car that was mounted about 8 feet in the air.
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    It's AWD. Now they can actually use all of the 1000hp in that car.
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    Why convert a fwd platform to awd? Why not just use an awd platform to start with? There are plenty of tuner cars with awd these days.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard EVO View Post
    Why convert a fwd platform to awd? Why not just use an awd platform to start with? There are plenty of tuner cars with awd these days.
    because Scion writes the check ?

    and Scion don't have AWD.

    I am guessing is they are trying to go for overall, not just FWD win.
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    Good thing there's no bump drafting in Time Attacks.

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    wholly cow guys. fixed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlk_f1 View Post
    wholly cow guys. fixed.
    no 9/10ths cow on track HQ. 10/10ths cow for the win.


    I believe that would be a wholly manly cow.



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    Quote Originally Posted by mlk_f1 View Post
    wholly cow guys. fixed.
    That's cheating after we ragged on you about "Holly."
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    Damn! I was working on a bumper-mounted front wing... They beat me to it...
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    Quote Originally Posted by bellwilliam View Post
    because Scion writes the check ?

    and Scion don't have AWD.

    I am guessing is they are trying to go for overall, not just FWD win.
    Based on his truck, trailer, crew, etc., Scion must be writing one pretty large check.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnathan68 View Post
    Based on his truck, trailer, crew, etc., Scion must be writing one pretty large check.
    Between Scion and World Electronics(his dads huge electronics company) they have some serious $$ backing. I'm guessing most of the Scion backing came from the drag racing days....?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VagaXt View Post
    Damn! I was working on a bumper-mounted front wing... They beat me to it...
    I'd think that needs to be hard mounted to something serious! I was toying around with the idea too, but I have no resources so I don't count.

    That looks like crazy car. I wonder if the structure on the front end are enough, and if the engine is a part of it.
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    Toyota is coming out with an AWD sports car next year. Building a scion is a good way to be first in line for sponsorship with Toyota.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Silversprint View Post
    Toyota is coming out with an AWD sports car next year. Building a scion is a good way to be first in line for sponsorship with Toyota.
    Sounds like a Toyobru. At what point do they say that's too much.
    If nothing happens and there is no one around why did it not happen?

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