LionZoo
lionzoo
Mar 5
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Every generation, everything just wider and wider and I wonder where it’s gonna stop. The Ford Raptor can barely fit into the lane on certain parts of the freeway system in LA. People can’t even seem to keep their Camrys from drifting out of their lanes.  Is everything destined to become real life Canyoneros that are Read more

Mar 5
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Thanks for taking the words out of my mouth and explaining it better than I can.

Mar 3
2

I bet you it’s not and there’s a typo somewhere.  Even F1 forged magnesium wheels don’t weigh that little.

Feb 2
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This is true. Matt Brown actually did a good job of explaining it, which is a huge improvement over previous articles. I guess I’m just a bit tired of all the articles (and there are a ton of them) explaining manufacturer patent filings to try to figure out which direction they’re going. Jalopnik seems to pull them Read more

Feb 2
2

I’m a patent prosecutor (I obtain patents for my clients) so by definition I can’t be a patent troll since trolls are patent litigators (they sue). I’ve actually never been involved in a lawsuit in my life, which is kind of hilarious. Read more

Feb 1
5

Patent attorney here: can we stop trying to determine a company’s future direction from their patent filings? I find articles like this to be very misleading to the general public and worst than those Popular Mechanics articles about flying cars that I used to read in my youth. I literally file patents on any Read more

Jan 24
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It’s a very pointy Lotus, but that’s also partly due to my aggressive alignment. It’s how I like it. Read more

Jan 24
1

I run them on the streets, but the car only sees track and canyon runs anyway.

Jan 23
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I have a very pointy car.  Just the way I like it.

Jan 23
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The balance of the car has changed, but that’s more due to the change in wheel offset. I have an A-B comparison as I had previously run the same size sidewalls in a 15/16 setup. Regardless, I changed the spring rates to compensate and got the balance back. Read more

Jan 22
3

15x8 Enkei RPF1s and 15x8.5 Konig Hypergrams with some spacers to make them clear parts of the car.

Jan 22
3

205/50-15 and 225/50-15. Testing has shown that the aforementioned wheel widths optimize these tire sizes.

Jan 22
24

Elises come with 16 front and 17 rear standard. I changed mine to 15s all around. This is not a common style, but I like mine. They’re mismatched wheels that are 8 inches wide in front and 8.5 inches wide in the rear.

Jan 21
5

That’s because the majority of Americans can’t seem to figure out that they’re only using 1/4 of the available gas pedal travel.

Jan 20
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Honestly, most of the people who were in the scene in the late 90s or early 2000s have moved onto the overlanding trend. Which makes for another interesting story: how did people who lived life a quarter mile at a time decide that they’d rather crawl over rocks.

Nov 10
8

The Elise has a surprising amount of leg room.  Try it out, you might be surprised.

Nov 1
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Not to mention, the spillover was so great that it jammed up traffic on the surrounding streets, making it hard for local residents (yes some of us live near LAX) to get around.  While this implementation still jams up traffic on Lincoln, it makes the Sepulveda exit off the 105 much more bearable.