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    Default reverse 180s, 45s

    Dear all,

    This is a description of a car chase, but I can't get the highlighted parts. Also I don't know the crucial difference bet. "reverse" and "backwards"!

    "WE LOCKED DOWN THESE STREETS GOING 80, 90 MILES AN HOUR BACKWARDS, DOING 180S, REVERSE 180S, 45S RIGHT INTO THE LENS"

    I don't know how to translate that.
    Thanks a lot.

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    Default Re: reverse 180s, 45s

    'Backwards' means 'in reverse'.

    180s and 45s means 180 degree spins and 45 degree turns.

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    Last edited by Rover_KE; 02-Mar-2011 at 22:01.

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    Default Re: reverse 180s, 45s

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    'Backwards' means 'in reverse'.

    180s and 45s means 180 degree spins and 45 degree turns.

    Rover

    And what is the differnece bet. "spins" and "turns" in your answers?

    What does he mean by "45 into the lens"? Like what happens exactly?

    Thanks a lot.

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    Default Re: reverse 180s, 45s

    Spins are rapid handbrake turns - demonstrated here:

    YouTube - Handbrake Turn

    45 degree turns means making the car go sideways.

    They are probably being filmed, so into the lens will mean facing the camera.

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