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Re: V8 quattro tyres
Hairy green toads from Mars made Eliot Lim say:
> i inflate them to 45 psi front and 41 psi rear and this is actually (to
> borrow the phrase) the sweet spot for these tires and the suspension as
> far as handling/ride compromise is concerned. wear is perfectly even. i
> don't think that these pressures would apply to other tires and definitely
> not to the V8s with the internal caliper brakes... the regular disc setup
> reduces unsprung weight substantially, so i can get away with much stiffer
> tire and shocks up front.
Umm, if the internal calipers increase unsprung weight, what use are they?
I've heard horror stories about the compleity and cost of these systems,
and wonder "why?"
Andrew L. Duane (JOT-7) firstname.lastname@example.org
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Only my cat shares my opinions, and she's pretty unsprung herself.