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Re: Plus definition
> mmmm, the exception proves the rule??? i've certinaly never seen anything
> sms/mtm have done with different wheel sizes. i'm not saying that they
> haven't, just that they put out a lot of kit with the *same* wheel sizes.
> if it was such a win, why would they do that?
SMS did it with a few of their "REVO" S2s -- 1991, I think -- and there was
an article about one of these cars in Cars and Car Conversions, a UK
magazine. MTM did it more recently (1994?) with their 420hp RSR and I
believe articles appeared about it in both European Car and VW/Audi Car
although I don't recall which issues. (I also did it in 1989, with a 74hp
FWD 4k that I drove to to a 7th-place trophy at the Solo II National
Championships ... whoopee!)
As for why they didn't do it more often, I'll hazard a guess: It looks
"goofy." Based upon my limited experience, most of the people who buy
high-priced tuner cars are poseurs who value reputation and looks above