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It's been a while since I heard about it. Anyhone still using it, wasn't the prelude equipped with that?


Whys it gone?
 

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Ya the Honda Prelude and the Z32 300ZX. According to this Wikipedia article Nissan still uses HICAS on the Infinity lineup.

The Prelude one is the most noticeable one I have seen though. If your behind one on the highway and it makes a lane change the car looks a little weird because it more "shifts" over then it does "arc" over.
 

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It's been a while since I heard about it. Anyhone still using it, wasn't the prelude equipped with that?


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It sucked. It's gone. Be happy.

On the second-gen RX7 cars, replacing all the bushings with hard ones made it go away. Thank heaven.
 

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Gmc had a full sized truck just a few years ago that used it too, I think until 2006 or so.
 

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R34 Skyline GTR had it. Current gen Lexus GS has it too
 

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Galant vr4 and 3000gt vr4 had it. But it was most pronounced on the prelude 4ws
 

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GMC had a great ad to demonstrate their truck. The truck was driven in a tight figure eight. The shot was from overhead, and the truck 'draws' the figure eight in the dirt. After a couple laps, the driver puts it in reverse and traces the same figure eight backwards. No big deal, except the kicker is that he's doing it while towing a trailer, and at a pretty good clip. Try that without rear steering.
 

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Porsche is rumored to be using it on the next 911 Turbo. More added weight and complication for no real benefit in a sports car. Excellent for towing on trucks though.
 

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Yea I mean it's still on monster trucks' just wondering what it has to offer to racing world
 

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Many cars have it passively, in the form of bump steer. I think most modern monster trucks have it also, if that helps.
 

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I drove my friend's prelude with it, hated it. Felt like the rear end was breaking lose when hard around corners, and made me want to countersteer, which was un-necessary.
 
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