[s-cars] Stromung, worth it?

FvAMI at aol.com FvAMI at aol.com
Tue Jan 21 02:44:17 EST 2003

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In a message dated 1/20/03 5:51:29 AM Pacific Standard Time,
kirby.a.smith at verizon.net writes:

> Isn't it the polar moment of inertia that matters here?  Even if the
> c.g. moved forward, the weight on the front wheels would still be less,
> as well as at the back, so no degradation of braking would be expected.
> I think the polar MoI would drop (slightly) and thereby (barely) improve
> cornering.

I think the majority of the 70 lbs is coming straight off the back wheels.
I'm not the one running out getting a new exhaust that reduces the weight by
70 lbs built by a guy who happens to hire a few minimum wagers to go bend
pipe for him.

Best regards,
Feico van der Laan

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