Tire Deformation

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+41 1. Geekster (admin) commented 13 years ago

SLOW-MO videos are always cool 8-)
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+11 2. beerholder commented 13 years ago

Time expansion? Matter expansion.
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+8 3. TrollyAtsam commented 13 years ago

I bet (insert redneck name here) enjoyed this one a little more than me. O:)
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+20 4. oranjina commented 13 years ago

I want that camera.
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+23 5. Hades commented 13 years ago

I'd like to see what happens when you brake
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+3 6. kashinthebin commented 13 years ago

i always wanted to see how a bomb would look like in slow motion
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+3 7. blackty commented 13 years ago

6. How would one survive that?
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+3 9. gringo commented 13 years ago

my car can't do this :(
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-1 10. tiggfigg commented 13 years ago

Michelin invented zero expansion tires for aircraft, why don't these guys buy them for racing?
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+4 11. ValdeLevis commented 13 years ago

#10 Those are special propose tires called wrinkle wall slicks. They are used in high horsepower drag racing applications. That “deformation” puts more of the tire in contact with the ground, improving traction and launch. As the RPMs of the tire increase, the diameter of the tire increases, giving it a longer roll out distance and increasing the vehicle's potential top speed. Aircraft tires are quit rigid and sturdy to withstand landings, fine for their propose, but not suitable for drag racing.
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+2 12. c0mmanderKeen commented 13 years ago

Nice footage!

Off topic I would really love hd vid to hit this site... been visiting for years now and sometimes it really makes a difference :)
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+2 13. Sizzlik (admin) commented 13 years ago

#12 Servers get switched..HD may come soon. Still the submitted footage needs to be HD quality..we cant make diamonds out of coal =)
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+2 14. JohnMichael commented 13 years ago

#13 You do know that diamonds are made out of carbon (atoms) right? And that coal is primarily made up out of carbon?

what I'm trying to say here: Diamonds are usually created from coal that was either hit by a meteorite or by formations in cratons.

You could just has easily have said: "We can't make ice cubes out of water". :P
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+3 15. Sizzlik (admin) commented 13 years ago

#14 ya..and HD videos are made out of video/audio signals..just like SD videos. Maybe in future we can press coal into diamonds..and maybe in future we can turn crappy raw footage into HD. Till then..when users submit videos of coal quality..it will turn on here as coal videos. Users need to submit diamonds to see them here. Get my point? :)
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+4 16. sux2bu commented 13 years ago

#13 & #14 Almost 100% of earth's diamonds were formed in the mantle and delivered to the surface by deep-source volcanic eruptions from about 90 miles below the surface.Diamond prospectors seek out the lava tubes that are produced by these eruptions.
Coal is derived from plant material of which there is none at that depth. Also diamonds pre-date the earliest plant life on earth,so coal has had little to do with diamond formation. :)
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+3 17. Sizzlik (admin) commented 13 years ago

lol..one phrase of mine with no deeper thinking turned into a scientific conversation...i love the snotr community :*