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#1 (permalink) Old 07-22-2004, 01:46 PM
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I've never had a RWD car yet (had a lifted truck, but that's no donut machine). Without going out and slamming my back end into a tree or something, should I be able to do donuts in my 328Ci? I would guess it has an open diff so I don't know if it's even possible.
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Yes, It is possible and very easy.

Do you really want to do it ? No.

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Tires go bye bye when you do donuts. Though it should be very easy, just drive forward 10 feet slowly, put in the clutch, turn the wheel, bring the rpms up to 4K or so and pop the clutch out while feathering the gas to induce and retain wheelspin. I have only had one donut session in my M, did it when the rears were workn out, I was in 2nd gear spinning round, plenty of fun, but it makes a helluva mess of rubber all over the rear paint, and it really does destroy your tires.

Save the car, dont do donuts.

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Thanks for the info guys. I ahdn't planned on it, but a buddy of mine and I were wondering if it is even possible since I have an open diff. The point of the question in the first place was to save the tires. :wink
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if you wanna do donuts just go to a huge parking lot when it rains, dont go that fast and it will be a fun night

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Open differential? Doughnuts? Forget it. M's have LSD's, so CMGO can do them fine, Regular ol' E36 3 series have open diffs (stock)
I even tried to do it myself, even tough I KNEW I couldn't... I can do 180's with the handbrake, No problem, 270's are kinda hard, needs some serious handbrake help and lots of speed, but anything more than that is really hard to do with an open diff. When your on a slick parkinglot in the rain, or ice, it's a different story, more fun on those nights and SO MUCH easier on your tires.

Get an LSD made for you, then you can do all the burnouts and soughnuts and drifting you want untill you wear out the braking mechanisms in the diff


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