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    Long jump coming up short - Wow

    This is a crazy wreck. The driver gets away with only minor injuries.

    https://screen.yahoo.com/world-recor...163356600.html

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    I actually posted this or something very similar a month or so ago. Gnar-gnar to the extreme.

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    Holy crappers!
    That says a lot for built in safety measures.
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    Arm restraints like used in Sprint Cars would have been nice to have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phillbo View Post
    Arm restraints like used in Sprint Cars would have been nice to have.
    Or even a television in front of you with a stand up comedian playing. Just to keep your mind busy while tumbling.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phillbo View Post
    Arm restraints like used in Sprint Cars would have been nice to have.
    Having the exit ramp a few feet closer to the launch might have been nice too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by heyyall View Post
    Having the exit ramp a few feet closer to the launch might have been nice too.
    Or a little more confidence and throttle during take off.

    LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by heyyall View Post
    Having the exit ramp a few feet closer to the launch might have been nice too.
    The landing pad was perfect. The problem was he lifted. When you jump that far, lifting the throttle pitches down, hitting it pitches it up. He should've been full throttle going off the ramp, then left foot brake and modulate the throttle to keep it steady mid air.

    Ken block learned that when he jumped (and over shot his landing) his scoobie, and demolished the car (blew the suspension, shattered the window, probably his back too)

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    Quote Originally Posted by m4xwellmurd3r View Post
    The landing pad was perfect. The problem was he lifted. When you jump that far, lifting the throttle pitches down, hitting it pitches it up. He should've been full throttle going off the ramp, then left foot brake and modulate the throttle to keep it steady mid air.

    Ken block learned that when he jumped (and over shot his landing) his scoobie, and demolished the car (blew the suspension, shattered the window, probably his back too)

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    I can vouch for throttle and brake control while mid air on a motorcycle. It's pretty simple in application although I'm not going into all the physics involved. If you want to drop your rear wheel in the air you do what is called a "panic rev". The centrifugal force of the rear wheel spinning faster than the front pulls the rear wheel lower. If you want to drop your front end you do what is called a "brake tap". By stopping the rear wheel from rotating you create the same physics as before but in reverse.
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    I thought he undershot the target speed and clipped the front of the landing pad because he didn't have enough carry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by heyyall View Post
    I thought he undershot the target speed and clipped the front of the landing pad because he didn't have enough carry.
    That video was very hard to tell what exactly happened on the landing. Most all view points were from the drivers seat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by heyyall View Post
    I thought he undershot the target speed and clipped the front of the landing pad because he didn't have enough carry.
    No, he didn't control the cars pitch mid air and it nose dived face first into the landing pad.

    The physics is simple. Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. By accelerating the wheels forwards you're creating torque in the opposite direction, causing the car to pitch up. When you tap the brakes, you deaccelerate the wheels quickly, causing torque in the opposite direction, pitching the car down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by m4xwellmurd3r View Post
    The problem was he lifted. When you jump that far, lifting the throttle pitches down, hitting it pitches it up. He should've been full throttle going off the ramp, then left foot brake and modulate the throttle to keep it steady mid air.
    Ahhh! I always wondered why they kept peddling:


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    If he hit his brakes at the apex of his jump he could have done a front flip.

    Just kidding, works with RC trucks.

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    Daaaayyyyummm. Love that you can watch his eyes go from "ok....ok.....oh shit!" in the slo mo.

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    I don't often click on links. But when I do, I want to see a huge wreck.

    and now I learned to have my arms flopping around when I'm in a rollover crash. I just assumed I would grip the steering wheel in terror.

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    I don't often click on links. But when I do, I want to see a huge wreck.

    and now I learned to have my arms flopping around when I'm in a rollover crash. I just assumed I would grip the steering wheel in terror.
    Utter shock puts you in rare form.
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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    and now I learned to have my arms flopping around when I'm in a rollover crash. I just assumed I would grip the steering wheel in terror.
    I don't think you would be able to hold the wheel, the forces would be too great for you to hold your arms anywhere.

    Seatbelts are a good idea too:



    This video is graphic and shocking so don't click on the link if you don't want to see that kind of thing:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kcba9ZifNKU

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    Those wealthy dubaians and their carefree antics.

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