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all about practice practice practice :)

you know when youve got the feeling of your car when you can go onto a busy round about in the rain and the back end comes out on you and instead of shitting yahself you smile and keep the car under control then wink at someone as you exit the round about :rofl: I do that rather alot tbh I so shouldnt but cant help it :funny:
^^^deffinately =D

nice sliding mate, have you had a go in the dry yet?
 

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as daft as it sounds, the snappy ness of the back end is cause people bottle it. if conditions alow then you need more power and take it to the redline where the back will step back in, orrrr use power to get wheels and car facing the direction you want in a straight line and then lift off.

If you lift off mid drift the wheels stop spining, get traction then dig in which causes the back end to snap round and the fish tailing begins.

i drifted mine for ages with the hicas system fitted, ive got a complete removal kit fitted now and tbh i didnt notice a huge difference when skidding it.
 

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not bad at all mate, in my oppinion youre better with the skyline over the bmw, i started drifting in a beema and it was awfull, the skyline is loads easyer to control, they can bite but once you get some practice and learn the car you wont worry about that, mine use to snap and get traction too quick on the exits but once my confidence got up i stoped this by just useing more power for the exits, which means more smoke and bigger brownie points :) this will be different for eveyone, everyone learns there own way of doing it so just keep with what you feal best with, all my mates use handbreak entry which i dont like, i prefer to downshift and just give it some welly, the back comes out so much smoother when i do that, when i get my new drifty wheels ill put a vid up, only a beginner aswell so dont expect 100mph drifts and backwards entrys yet lol

keep up the good work man and practice makes perfect
 

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cheers man! its just a case of realising that i prob will prang the car and then i get more confident! lol however i am hopefully gettin a BDC spec S14 in couple months and will hit it hard thn! :D
 

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thats sod all to do with the hicas,anyone that says it makes the rear end snappy doesnt know either how physics acts on a car or how the hicas system works,these cars are plenty driftable with hicas on
my drift car still has the hicas fitted to it and hey i am no super pro yet but it does not seam to hold me back when doing flat out third gear entries and competing with it on.

However i may remove it this year and compare the differance for myself
 

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recognise that industrial unit ;) got some pictures down there once.
Also done smeatharpe myself as well, cool fun :D
 

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Nice one mate! Hope it goes well for you :)

I carnt wait to have ago myself! I did a drift experience at oulton park that I got at crimbo and loved it, So much fun! Will try and get to santa pod at some point, looks like the place to go.

I'm doing a grip day with a mate at Blyton park (just 10mins from me) in April, so will have ago at drifting a couple of corners there :)

Gaz
 

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Yeah they will probably think im crashing lol. I emailed the owner asking about drifting as they haven't got any drift days there (well, sxoc have) and he said just to book a track day. will enjoy it anyway even if they do tell me off lol, it will give me a chance to learn mine and my cars limits and grip ect :)
 
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