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RE: "Rules" or Reigned?

Here we go again.:-)

Hmmm.  Well this goofball went to a qclub event in the rain with an M3 with
stock tires, and passed the most tweeked of audis running.  You offset awd
"rules" with chassis dynamics.  Audis understeer, are nose heavy, and have
subpar brakes.  So that is a LOT of awd to make up for.  M3 is 50/50, awesome
brakes from the factory, and neutral handling at the limit.  I think if you
take a look at the reviews of awd vs traction control the documentation
doesn't support the "awd rules" (I posted some of those ramblings a year+
This might have a lot to do with the control unit but once again the M3 is a 
sports car not a performance sedan.  My question to you is, would an awd m3 be 
faster around a track than a rwd?   I think so.  

After going to steamboat, what makes control and performance
in low CF, has more to do with what's sitting in the seat, than any
technological wonder. 
Agree wholeheartedly.  Much more important for the control unit to be top 
notch than car. 

I recall my post after driving a 540IM.  And Graydons post a year later.  Hey,
you drive one of these "other" machines, awd isn't even close to the first
thing out of your mouth in defense.  Maybe if more folks took rides in the
competition, the demands on the Lords of the Rings might be more pointed.
There are no excuses guys, just a tougher competition. Is Audi in, or out?

I do take rides in the competition and find them to be nice drives but just 
that.  Appointments are lacking and style is nonexistent.  Quality can be good 
depending on what you are willing to pay.
Pat Martin
864000csq turbo, 2 1/2 cat back, H&R-Boge, MC and loving it.  Drilled rotors 
stopping it. Koenig Cobra 16x7 with AVS Intermediates turning it,  K&N and 
95 subaru legacy 
Bothell, Wa