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Old 09-02-2010, 02:53 PM   #1
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Default Anyone read read this months Dsport mag?
Just wanting to know if any one has read this months Dsport mag. I bought it a week or so ago and it's fairly informative. It reviews select new cars and gives their real world numbers as far as weight and dyno.
It covers the XD, the Fit, and the Fiesta. Giving lots (what I thought) was good insight. It also comes with a DVD, but it doesn't have our class of car in it. They say it was too boring to show the road course, drag and other test they did for our class.
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Old 09-02-2010, 05:22 PM   #2
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Well our cars are pretty slow.
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Well our cars are pretty slow.
Not if I'm driving it 8) haha
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Looks like I gotta pick up a copy


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well, the D in Dsport used to mean Drag and now Drift. som I'm not sure why they waste their time with cars like ours to begin with. guess they want to steer people away from slow cars
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I couldn't find the page
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Looked today at work and they were all sold out.
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Old 09-08-2010, 08:33 AM   #8
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This is what I was talking about. If you guys lived closer I'ld just let you borrow the mag but here are the highlights. Also a cover shot so you can find it and pick it up if you're so inclined.

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I'm just surprised some actually featured the xD in a magazine.
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I was so inclined... I am dissapointed that there wasnt more track info on it. But its nice to see it in a mag.


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Might jst be me. But seems like they are still lacking info. Or atleast take like track times or something
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What is this calculated power they keep talking about?
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Old 09-10-2010, 10:25 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by CXTKRS1 View Post
What is this calculated power they keep talking about?
They're referring to the dynojet they used. The 120 hp they got (on the XD) then they add 15% drive train loss. So they think the motor is putting out around 140hp.

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Might jst be me. But seems like they are still lacking info. Or atleast take like track times or something
I like the info. They give good power info, a real weight and proportioning, and they give a power to weight ratio or lbs per hp unit.
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last years issue the had the xb and xd and also featured both on the dvd
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