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It is never too late to learn how to fly

Guys take a look at this link below it shows some great pics from cars that start to fly during a race. Great F1 pics and rally pics and some from Nascar too. Enjoy the ride.

http://www.auto-motor-und-sport.de/b...toshow_item=42

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Nice find, excellent photographs.






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Bleen did this in Anza Borrego except his was a perfect 4-point landing.

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Bleen did this in Anza Borrego except his was a perfect 4-point landing.
We've noticed on our various sheep chases that 350s fly better than 55s - 55s are a bit nose heavy and can't do a 4-point landing like a 350 can






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We've noticed on our various sheep chases that 350s fly better than 55s - 55s are a bit nose heavy and can't do a 4-point landing like a 350 can
True. May have to place a 50-lb bag-of-something in the boot/trunk when going for a sheep chase to make the 55 more balanced and make it also air-worthy.

Come to think of it, has anyone checked the weight of each corner (simultaneously) of an SLK55 carrying its normal load including fuel? Curious to see if all wheels can be made to be near-equal.

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