New Drifter

Thread in 'Drifting Chat / Pictures / Videos' started by MassTorque, Oct 6, 2014.

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Is 18 late to be getting into racing, shows, and drifting?

Poll closed Oct 21, 2014.
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  1. MassTorque

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    I'm extremely new to the concept of drifting. I've only ever ran quarter mile races. I'm in a 1991 Ford Mustang 5.0 HO GT Convertible, which I know I can't drift in. I'm planning to sell the mustang to buy a 1980s Datsun 280zx. I know for sure I'll need to replace the axles and suspension, I was wondering what advice anyone had.
     
  2. mint

    mint touch my fruit

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    Age, Is only a number.
     
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    18 is far to old to begin thinking about doing somthing slightly different from what you are doing now . Think of your potential kids and how this decision will affect them . So selfish
     
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    18!? Most people can't afford to start drifting at that age, your well ahead of the game already.
     
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    The only thing 18 is too old for is fucking 15 year olds :thumbs:

    I know youre in the States but when you can only start driving at 17 here in the UK, retiring at 18 is unlikely ;)
     
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    I wouldn't be able to if I hadn't fixed the mustang up. It's in good condition to sell for around 5-7k, bought it for 1.5k and put about 1k into it.
     
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    Do you have an idea what slip differential is stock on 1980s Datsun 280zx?
     
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    Depends on the car, its either an R180 or an R200, probably an R200 is its a manual :)
     

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