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Featured Type R Development Team Promo Video

Discussion in 'Civic Type R Forum (10th Gen)' started by GSquared, Feb 28, 2017.



  1. GSquared Member

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    New Video from an email sent today:



    Soon!!

    (Also for those talking about wheels in the other thread, they specifically mention that they will be the largest on a Civic, whatever size that means.)
     
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    haha just got the email too. the hype is real!!
     
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    anyone else spot the 245/30/20's up front??
     
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    Fever.

    Pitch.

    It's been a long wait and I for one and am just trying not to act like a 7 year old on Christmas Eve.
     
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    Guuuuh!!! This wait is reaaaal!!!!!
     
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    Something that caught my ear: "This has to be the world's fastest FWD car on that race track." Alluding to possibility of having beaten the old Type R ring record and not having it announced yet?
     
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    Listened to it again and I catch it like that also... they may just not have released the times publicly :)

    Would be an awesome debut to have that in their pocket!
     
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    pause at 3:15. The plastic in the mirror is cracked :hmm:

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    Who finds this sorta stuff? ^^
     
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    Clearly Wabby does... someone make Wabby an auditor lol
     
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    Haha, thanks guys!

    I also see that it comes with wiper on the rear window. I really hope that they'll remove it. Rear wipers is a pain in the ass and is totally useless.
    When do you need a wiper? When it's wet...
    Where do all the dirt get on the car, mostly on the rear...
    So... what happens to the rear window when using the wiper? You get scratches.

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    You don't need visual through the rear window, thats why you have side mirrors.

    Just my 0,02$... I just hate rear wipers, and it's weight that you don't want to have on a Type-R :headbang:
     
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    Starting to sound like a Lotus owner Wabby! Complaining about ounces :D usually just taking a poop that day can counter act the rear wiper assembly lol
     
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    Clearly you haven't watched the video over 100 times like most of us...
     
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    nice catch, you know what's even more bugged out....isn't it wrapped :hmm:
     
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    I noticed that too lol. It is a prototype and I'm not surprised since most prob isn't even actual production grade materials. When you take the odds of it being hand poured plastic molds (it is a diff mirror than standard hatch).... and even more importantly that it being shoved into a shipping container several doze times, I'd be shocked if it isn't 50% duct tape by now lol.

    I've seen in several 'up close' videos and walk around where they show and even discuss that most of the vents (including the hood) aren't actually open, just a solid plastic insert, but we know on the production it will be functional. It's clearly a body kit / interior upgrade to a standard hatch chasis.
     
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