Wow, yeah that was ever so long ago.
Been returning the suspension to stock; these coilovers were seriously slammed.
Now to detach the rear coilovers from the stock sway bar links; the idiotic allen key/wrench attachment makes it nearly impossible to remove.
After selling my 2ZZ Mk1, I still kept an eye on Spyderchat and other boards for 2ZZ Spyders in good condition. This one came up in Richmond VA with all the right parts (6-speed transmission with LSD, baffled oil pan, whole bunch of chassis bracing) and a few others that are beyond what I...
Did all these manufacturers develop these independently or was there a particularly pushy supplier that sold it to multiple companies? Feels like a lot of R&D time and attention into what turned out to be a dead-end technology. See also: Saab Sensonic.
....except for many things like elevators and airplanes, which are referenced in that exact comic you quoted. So not "basically everything else".
Yeah even with the 737 MAX accidents the safety odds for air travel aren't turned catastrophic. Sure, the temporary psychological impact is there...