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I think one of my favorite things about owning a powerful rear wheel drive muscle car is being able to drift around a corner or power slide whenever I want. It's just so much fun. Obviously I'm not doing this in places I can endanger anyone, but I'm wondering how many of you do the same thing?
 

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I don't, but I do enjoy my current setup and tires which allow me to get on the throttle just about whenever I want, turning or not...as long as the tires aren't cold. :D
 
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I don't, but I do enjoy my current setup and tires which allow me to get on the throttle just about whenever I want, turning or not...as long as the tires aren't cold. :D
I discovered how much easier it is to slide around when the temperature is cold enough out to harden the tires the other day after the cold front.
 

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I do it all the time when turning off of a 90* angle, like turning at a stop sign. Nothing too crazy, but still tons of fun. :eek:rangehat:
 

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I do it all the time when turning off of a 90* angle, like turning at a stop sign. Nothing too crazy, but still tons of fun. :eek:rangehat:
I do that a lot as well!
 

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Teach me how. I got a 6speed?
 

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In my Mustangs I did but not in this car, I don't have that comfort zone like that in this car.
 
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Teach me how. I got a 6speed?
Smoothest way is from a stop, begin making a 90 degree turn like you normally do. Once you begin rolling, about the point where you have the clutch half way released, increase the throttle a little more than normal while quickly releasing the clutch the rest of the way out. The rear tires at this point will break lose and you will quickly need to counter steer opposite direction of the turn. Modulate throttle so you can "steer with the rear". Try not to chop the throttle completly off as you will wind up coming to a stop sideways in the middle of the road.

You may want to first try the above in the rear parking lot at the mall on a Sunday morning, until you get the hang of it.

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I did it quite a bit, and then I realized I was doing it on purpose just to have something to "catch". I was turning a click sharper than I really needed, while power-on, just so the tail would step out a bit. After that, my thought was I should focus on a more sensible line with the steering and challenge myself by putting more power into the turn than is typically deemed "prudent". ;)
 
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Cannonballcobb explained it really well. If you want to make it even easier turn traction control partially off. :)
 

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I'm 53 and still love fishtailing. I traded my SE for an RT for this very reason. Just give me a slightly damp on-ramp and it's on!
 

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No & never will
 

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You guys do realized its raining here right now in my part of the woods...
 

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