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There I was coming around a corner last night to find a HUGE black line in the middle lane and lots of smoke ( Usually Serious ) oops sorry I digress, in the road. Expecting to soon find out where it was coming from and see something I wouldnt find funny ahead of me.

Next what do I see , nothing, just a row of cars at some traffic lights.

What confused me was the extent of the black line and the length of it, and how far from the lights it had stopped, so obviously the heavy braking was needed, but then realised to be not so required as first thought.
 

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Having been next to it at the time, it was quite shocking.

I've never seen such a blatently poor attempt at braking except from a Nova boy, sorry Jamie. Never actually driven a skyline to know about the breaks, but if that's what happens to the car under extreme braking I don't think I ever want to be in one.

Is there no ABS on that car? Or was it removed?

Have to say, I did laugh quite a lot when it stopped snaking around and came to a hault. Was a bit concerned for a minute there though. Surely flatspots on those tyres...?
 

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dont think the r33 gts has SOS, i mean ABS
 

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lol thats also true. i thought your car was light you said its not light.
 

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Eh? Are we still talking braking on a 33? Or kerb weight on an RX-7 TT?

Assuming the latter, it's 1200-1280kg inc. fluids which is not "supercar" (<1000Kg) territory but is lighter than most things.
 

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Eh? Are we still talking braking on a 33? Or kerb weight on an RX-7 TT?

Assuming the latter, it's 1200-1280kg inc. fluids which is not "supercar" (<1000Kg) territory but is lighter than most things.

1267 kg empty and 1310 kg kerb weight :p
 

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1380 is a GTS kerb weight on a 33 thought you said yours was light Mr Alcopop :eek:)
 

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Well, I make 1240 a good 140Kg lighter than a lardy GTS 33, and I know which I'd rather be in when the red light appears...shhhrrreeek
 

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you had it weighed ?
 

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Actually one of the guys in the club did and it was slightly less than the quoted figure even with a 24pack of Boddingtons in the boot. :D
 

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Surprising that Mr Moles hasn't been on here yet to explain exactly wot happened and the reason why..! I'm sure I'm not the only one who is intregued..
 

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Still not used to non-abs car.

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J.
 

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oddly enough if mine ever locks a wheel its the same one Jamie locked too
 
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