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Old 13th August 2006, 14:04   #1
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Default Suggest best car to buy for DRIFTING !!!

I have a OHC and have tried drifting (Hand-Brake Drift) many time but it aint fun....

Guys suggest which will the the best car that can be used to drift...

im looking for a RWD....
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Old 13th August 2006, 14:19   #2
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How about a Contessa?? You can buy one cheap and adapt the suspension & engine to drift it around. It would probably be the best car on a budget to modify into a drift car.

If you have the budget & can get some imported car second-hand like the Silvia S14/15, SX200/240 or 300ZX then nothing like it, because these cars are already established as drift cars abroad, you can get parts for converting them into drift cars easily.

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RWD cars are the best for everything, but u don't find many in India at a cheap price.
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You may find the car and engine for rear wheel drive but do you have a contact who can do a quality job to put it all together?
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I used to regularly enjoy it on premier padmini !!!
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Get a Conty. I used to have one...drifts like crazy.
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If you have the budget & can get some imported car second-hand like the Silvia S14/15, SX200/240 or 300ZX then nothing like it,
Hey iraghava,

For How Much Can I Get Any Of These Cars ??
From Where ??

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Buy a Contessa for a lakh or so.
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There are a lot less number of contessas on the road as compared to a Fiat Padmini. Buy urself a fiat for like 20-25000 (one which is in workin condition). Get in touch with a good ex-racer. Fiats were extensively pepped up and raced some decades ago. They are real wheel drive and there are fiat clubs in some cities (like Pune). Get in touch with these guys on how to mod the car (for power ofcourse). The reason I m favouring Fiat is that service back-up is far better than that of Contessa (you can easily find a mechanic around for minor/major jobs)
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You might as well drift on a Fiat on stock engine setting. Have crossply tyres (someting like MRF Legend if thats still available) at the rear, and grippy radials upfront. It stays immensely controllable in that format, and you dont even have to achieve crazy speeds to let the rear end hang loose. Just need to be in correct exit gear and put the power down on the apex, but never lift completely off to regain.
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wow this sounds..interesting..should try it out.. thanx 1100D..
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and fit the fiat with strut braces so u can be more in control of the drift.
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Buy a Contessa for a lakh or so.
i think u get contessas for less than 50k here in chennai.
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and fit the fiat with strut braces so u can be more in control of the drift.


what is a braces for a car.
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Old 15th August 2006, 09:31   #15
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yeah esteem lover..but a fiat is a much more controllable car in a drift..the contessa is well personally for me a car with an unergonomic seating..
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