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Old 01-16-2013, 02:20 PM   #61 (permalink)
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Old 01-16-2013, 02:26 PM   #62 (permalink)
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Best avatar ever braj!

Fully torqued!

Season 4 starts tonite = much excited.

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GuppyCaptain, it's good to hear that you feel that the down force on the rear is adequate even with the front splitter, I was afraid that it would be a slippery slope once fitting the splitter
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Old 01-16-2013, 05:05 PM   #63 (permalink)
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My sport pack Elise with hard top did 138 or 139 average on GPS close to sea level. It touched 42 one direction but closer to 136 the other direction. Takes about 4 miles.
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Old 01-23-2013, 12:26 PM   #66 (permalink)
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Last Summer I kept the speedo pegged at 160 mph for a few minutes, when I finally let off the brake it took about 3 seconds for the speedo to register. My guess is I was doing closer to 150 based on how quickly my buddy passed me in his Exige. With the FF type splitter the faster you go the more glued the front end feels... The rear end felt a bit light in the turns so a wing would be beneficial. In the straights it felt perfectly safe.

I second the need for a splitter on the Elise at 120mph+ speeds--it feels "floaty" without.
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