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RE: B v WRC - some thoughts

it wasn't the japanese who cheated/copied, the folks who cheated were at tte
which, need i say, is german.

in due deference to the german renown for precision, the design documents
for the cheating device were signed off by senior tte people 6 months before
they were used.  i also struggle to accept that the drivers weren't in on
the act, as the horsepower gains were so noticeable that the rival teams got
the fia to investigate thoroughly, with the documented results.

'95 rs2
'90 ur-q
'88 mb 2.3-16

-----Original Message-----

Date: Mon, 16 Aug 1999 15:45:12 GMT
From: quk@isham-research.demon.co.uk (Phil Payne)
Subject: RE: B v WRC - some thoughts

In message <f38cd0ea.24e97419@aol.com> QSHIPQ@aol.com writes:

> The easiest way to dominate?  Cheat on horsepower.  Toyota proved it in
> 1994 (and for those of you not following, toyota used a ingeniously
> and constructed  lift off restrictor on the turbo, that actually pulled
> restrictor away from the turbo, allowing more air into the motor, which in
> turn added horsepower over the competition, toyota won the 1994
> championship...  Then it was taken away and toyota banned from the 1995
> season).

I dunno.  The Japanese copy _everything_.

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