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Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-23, 09:43 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,814
Posted By merlinextraligh

hence one of the problems with this country....

hence one of the problems with this country. Applying that logic, no one is responsible for their own behavior, or learning to actually operate the machinery they use.

you couldnít sell a Porsche...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-23, 08:27 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,814
Posted By merlinextraligh

tell you what give me a 63 Corvair. You pick the...

tell you what give me a 63 Corvair. You pick the track, and you can have any car of the era with the same engine displacement and weíll race for titles.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-23, 08:15 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,814
Posted By merlinextraligh

shifting your argument. Lose the point youíre...

shifting your argument. Lose the point youíre trying to make; try another.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-23, 07:57 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,814
Posted By merlinextraligh

No straw man. Itís dead on point. Your prior post...

No straw man. Itís dead on point. Your prior post was that while it might be safe to market as a Porsche sports car, it wasnít safe for the masses. Yet millions of French and Germans driving similar...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-23, 07:47 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,814
Posted By merlinextraligh

so millions of Germans and French people can...

so millions of Germans and French people can drive such a car, but put it in the hands of Americans and a liability system where no one has to take any responsibility for their own behavior, and itís...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-23, 07:27 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,814
Posted By merlinextraligh

so the car wasnít unsafe; it was the drivers. And...

so the car wasnít unsafe; it was the drivers. And by the way the link I posted shows a review of the data showed it wasnít unsafe.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-23, 06:53 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,814
Posted By merlinextraligh

By the way, the Porscheís of which GM modeled the...

By the way, the Porscheís of which GM modeled the Corvair off had rear swing axle suspensions. A Porsche 356 Speedster in great condition has a rear swing axle and will set you back a quarter million...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-23, 06:34 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,814
Posted By merlinextraligh

https://www.corvair.org/index.php/home/history-and...

https://www.corvair.org/index.php/home/history-and-preservation/unsafe-at-any-speed

or people, could learn to drive. Oversteer is a good thing if you know what you’re doing.

”Oversteer” isn’t’t...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-23, 06:11 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,814
Posted By merlinextraligh

nothing wrong with the Corvair, if you know how...

nothing wrong with the Corvair, if you know how to drive. Porsche has been able to use that same rear engine, flat six air cooled engine to win multiple Lemans, Sebring, and Daytona victories.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-23, 04:35 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,814
Posted By merlinextraligh

fortunately, there were some exceptions: ...

fortunately, there were some exceptions:


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