Opinion on Momentary Control Loss

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Re: Opinion on Momentary Control Loss

Post by PhilB » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:01 am

KevinInSuffolkUK wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:53 am
Yeah - sorry about the Pete Burns - in my defence, it was the radio - not something I'd choose.
:lol: :lol:
I thought you caught it very well.
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Re: Opinion on Momentary Control Loss

Post by alanplum241276 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:16 am

PhilB - Crash Investigator Extraordinaire!!!

Good spot on the road contamination!
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Re: Opinion on Momentary Control Loss

Post by G7DCW » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:29 am

I've had the same thing on occasions, in the same circumstances. I've always put it down to the diesel spill effect, and the huge and sudden torque of the 2.5T auto - at least partly my own fault.
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Re: Opinion on Momentary Control Loss

Post by AndyS » Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:03 pm

Looks like you were just having a bit of fun to me!
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Re: Opinion on Momentary Control Loss

Post by Gojira » Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:03 pm

People having fun in Jags?

Is that allowed? :shock: :lol:

I tested mine this morning, out of a wet, greasy roundabout onto a quiet NSL dual carriageway with good visibility and plenty of room - it did step out fractionally, but either I haven't forgotten how to drive RWD over the last 30+ years of driving FWD, or the various traction aids did a very good job of letting me have fun, but not get into trouble...

I suspect the car needs more credit than me - I think I could sure use some of that practice :o
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Re: Opinion on Momentary Control Loss

Post by ChrisGB » Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:37 pm

Had to laugh at the soundtrack :D most appropriate!

I wonder if the Dunlops age harden? I'm on one year old Dunlops and they are still more than good enough in the wet although they will let go if I'm taking the p*ss. They are progressive when they let go too. Possible you've caught a diesel spill.

For those bemoaning the capability of the Dunlops, try pressing on in the wet on R888R.
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Re: Opinion on Momentary Control Loss

Post by 147daytona » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:22 pm

AndyS wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:03 pm
Looks like you were just having a bit of fun to me!
Nah, if he was having fun he would have had the traction control turned off :lol:
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Re: Opinion on Momentary Control Loss

Post by KevinInSuffolkUK » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:46 pm

147daytona wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:22 pm
AndyS wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:03 pm
Looks like you were just having a bit of fun to me!
Nah, if he was having fun he would have had the traction control turned off :lol:
If I'd just been having fun, I think I'd have kept quiet about it ;)

It was a surprise because I really wasn't pushing it - was in ECO mode at the time.
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Re: Opinion on Momentary Control Loss

Post by KevinInSuffolkUK » Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:52 am

Thanks to everyone who responded.
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Re: Opinion on Momentary Control Loss

Post by Vespa » Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:10 am

147daytona wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:22 pm
AndyS wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:03 pm
Looks like you were just having a bit of fun to me!
Nah, if he was having fun he would have had the traction control turned off :lol:
The idiot son of my neighbour was given a BMW M3 as a works car brand new a couple of years back. I said to my wife "He'll wreck in the week" Next day he tured off the traction control and promptly wrecked it to write off stage. Now he has a more mundane BMW and lost all his bonuses for 2 years to pay towrds the loss of the car.
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