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  1. Ralfie

    Ralfie New Member

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    Hi..
    I'm 17 and want to start drifting.. Planning to go to one of the experience days with driftracing.

    How can i get myself into drifting and practicing? It seems so expensive !!:dw:
     
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    Perseverance and saving dude. It's worth it. Welcome
     
  3. CrabsterDrift

    CrabsterDrift Callum Craddy

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    Either get on a tutor course, or get a cheap skidder to start with and go to pod (as I've been told).

    I know insurance sucks etc, but I'm 17, been driving 8 months and can get insurance on a Volvo 340 (1.7), 360 or a Ford Sierra (1.8/2.0) for around £100 a month as a named driver.

    It can be expensive. But to be honest, the only motorsport I know that can't be too expensive is Autotesting (which is what I do at the moment properly).
     
  4. Ralfie

    Ralfie New Member

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    how can you get it so cheap.. i can go to a local track in chobham.. what sort of a cheap skidder do you mean.. i was thinkin of an old bmw e30 or e32

    What is autotesting ?
     
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    Matt. lemon party

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    you can doo it on the cheap with a e30 (as long as its not a 6 pot) or a volvo....as there low powered and have reletivly skinny tyrs then there cheapjuice will be cheap and insurance...if you want to do it make it happen
     
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    CrabsterDrift Callum Craddy

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    If you aren't looking to use something on the road as well then go for anything really. But if you were looking to use them on the road then them 2 I said are best bet really...

    And this is autotesting (me in the old 5):



    Only £10 a year membership & £5 per event! (then tyres were not a regular need, unless you had a MX5 with an open diff and no handbrake :p )
     
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    its worth it mate i never really did much but boy was it fun lol
     
  8. Ralfie

    Ralfie New Member

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    If i'm not going to use it on the road will i need something to get the car from point A to B ?
     
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    jus go out at nyt!
     
  10. frazeb

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    get 1 bmw e36 and strip it
     

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