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Re: A6 styling re A4/A8

>>Eric Fletcher
>The relative percentages of inertial energy you need to dissipate between
>the rotors
>and the rest of the car is less than 5%. Your WHEELS AND TIRES are the main
>of rotational energy because they have higher moment of inertia because of the 
>increased diameters.
>With increased swept area you (probably) get better breaking torque on the
>because of the larger diameter of the rotor. But your final determining
>factor is the TIRES.
>Even if you have BALD tires you can overcome the rotational energy ( its
>then called skiding ) 
>well before you start overcoming the energy of the vehicle due to its
>forward velocity.

Thanks Alan! I don't understand why this is such a difficult concept to