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Offline fredgroves

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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #130 on: 27 January 2021, 20:09 »
Maybe a "drivers car" isn't about it being your main form of transport.

Its about having that garage with something in it that in your leisure time on sunny days you take the cover off of it and drive it ten miles before returning it to its cossetted cocoon.

I suspect this nirvana is what these people speak of.

Sadly I'm more prole than that pipe dream. Maybe that's why I don't really get it.

Even my forthcoming GTI is a luxury beyond comprehension for all of my life, only made possible by me gambling on my mileage being far less than it ever has been for the next three years. If I've got it wrong then it will need to be gone.

One thing is for sure, next stop is a milk float  :sick:
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Offline mike roberts

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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #131 on: 27 January 2021, 20:14 »
I was picking up on Snoopy's previous post.

Yep, so was I - sorry. I've edited.
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #132 on: 27 January 2021, 20:15 »

Its about having that garage with something in it that in your leisure time on sunny days you take the cover off of it and drive it ten miles before returning it to its cossetted cocoon.


That’s exactly what people have been doing with their golf GTIs since last March 😂
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #133 on: 28 January 2021, 17:43 »
Ooooh clubby vs Type R track battle!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPcsfN2Rw7c

That's upset the internet!
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #134 on: 28 January 2021, 19:19 »
Ooooh clubby vs Type R track battle!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPcsfN2Rw7c

That's upset the internet!

On the face of it a great result...

However the driver of the Golf showed much more commitment, I have never seen a review of a road car on track where the driver braked so late & aggresively, compare that to the Honda.
Having experience of driven 100+ trackdays (none in my Golf CS), I doubt the Golf would do many laps like that before brakes , tyres or gearbox asked for a bit of a rest!? :)

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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #135 on: 28 January 2021, 21:14 »
It was pretty hard driving, you are right that the stock brakes and tyres probably aren't best suited to that level of attack for any length of time but... I've never seen a type R bested on the track before but another hot hatch... Let alone that car being a golf.
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #136 on: 28 January 2021, 22:00 »
To be fair he was absolutely wringing the neck of the golf and kindov took it easy towards the end of lap with the CTR.  Or at least the CTR made the same lap look a lot more composed  :undecided:
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #137 on: 31 January 2021, 20:24 »
Apologies if it’s already been posted up but I found this in the wee small hours this morning.
Not exactly a review but interesting enough.

https://youtu.be/Ngl2R41O1NQ
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #138 on: 31 January 2021, 20:39 »
Surprised his gloves didn't cause it to have a massive dummy spit lol
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #139 on: 31 January 2021, 21:09 »
Ooooh clubby vs Type R track battle!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPcsfN2Rw7c

That's upset the internet!
What... Bridgestone tyres that can actually stick to a road?!  :tongue: :grin:

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