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Old 03-03-2013, 12:18 PM   #1
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Default RWD GF8 drift trend ?

Lately i've been watching a lot of drift videos and i notice that in them someone is usually drifting a gf8 or has one that's RWD. is there a specific reason for this ? something about it that makes it a prime candidate for RWD conversion and or drifting ? or just a weird coincidence ?
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Old 03-03-2013, 01:39 PM   #2
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Lately i've been watching a lot of drift videos
This one was pretty interesting. Worth watching sometime for sure.

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Old 03-03-2013, 03:16 PM   #3
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This one was pretty interesting. Worth watching sometime for sure.
Yup most chill drifting movie out lol
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Old 03-03-2013, 04:04 PM   #4
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lmaoooo !
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Old 03-03-2013, 06:59 PM   #5
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I'm not a drifter (at least not that kind) so I don't claim to know for certain, but I suspect there are three reasons why people chose to make Impreza's RWD for drifting.

1. Most other small, affordable cars are FWD and converting a FWD to a RWD is substantially more challenging than converting an AWD to RWD.

2. Compared to most other RWD cars the Impreza is relatively affordable, even if you factor in the cost of converting it to RWD.

3. Its relatively stiff chassis and low centre-of-gravity give it good handling characteristics.
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:24 PM   #6
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Gc chassis is about as stuff as a wet noodle.
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Old 03-03-2013, 11:49 PM   #7
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I'm not a drifter (at least not that kind) so I don't claim to know for certain, but I suspect there are three reasons why people chose to make Impreza's RWD for drifting.

1. Most other small, affordable cars are FWD and converting a FWD to a RWD is substantially more challenging than converting an AWD to RWD.

2. Compared to most other RWD cars the Impreza is relatively affordable, even if you factor in the cost of converting it to RWD.

3. Its relatively stiff chassis and low centre-of-gravity give it good handling characteristics.
That's what i figured but i'm just wondering why the wagon you know lol like i always see the wagons
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:00 PM   #8
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i used to have a rwd gc. hahah that thing was fun. went throught two rear diffs tho. woo 1st post
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Old 03-05-2013, 01:54 AM   #9
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i used to have a rwd gc. hahah that thing was fun. went throught two rear diffs tho. woo 1st post
what'd you do with it ?
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Old 03-05-2013, 05:27 AM   #10
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I've got a 5 speed in the garage that's stuck in gear. I'm contemplating removing the front differential and welding the centre...
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:24 AM   #11
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Gc chassis is about as stuff as a wet noodle.
the gd isnt much better.....especially from the firewall foreward
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Old 03-06-2013, 03:07 PM   #12
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Not a GC, but RWD.
Definitely no advantages to drifting a Subaru. lol


https://vimeo.com/40387736
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:38 PM   #13
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3fingersneat made a 2jzswapped GC8
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:32 AM   #14
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Not a GC, but RWD.
Definitely no advantages to drifting a Subaru. lol
RWD SUBARU WRX STI STREET DRIFT - YouTube


https://vimeo.com/40387736
i actually saw this video its beautiful !
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:32 AM   #15
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3fingersneat made a 2jzswapped GC8
GTFO i'm checking this out right now ! thats crazy !

where can i check it out ?
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