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FWD acceleration

On Fri, 2 May 1997, Rob Bailey wrote:

> I think that it is nice to remember such times this way, but I can't 
> possibly see how a stock Rabbit (with NOS) could do such things. Firstly, 
> there is the traction thing. A FWD car unloads its drive wheels so much 
> that it is very hard to make them very fast. A 1980 Rabbit would probably 
> do 0-60 in 12-13 seconds, a '80 GTI, maybe 9-10. Maybe... Secondly, I 

You are right that the FWD unloads its tires, but that limitation can be 
overcome.   There are Hondas running 12 sec and less in the 1/4 mile!   
Watch out for those...

Graydon D. Stuckey 
'86 5KCSTQ - Lotsa Go-fast Toys!
'89 T-bird - Lotsa Look-Good Toys!  (don't need any more Go-fast toys!)
'85 RX7    - pooooooor baby, No Toys!  :-(