[V8] Re:WP Pulley size

Ed Kellock ekellock at gmail.com
Wed Oct 6 21:31:38 EDT 2004

How about a tires size analogy.  Tires larger than stock size,
speedometer reads slow.  In this analogy, the road is the t-belt, the
tire is the w/p pulley, and the speedo gearing is the w/p impeller.

On Wed, 6 Oct 2004 17:14:58 EDT, daswolfen at aol.com <daswolfen at aol.com> wrote:
> In a message dated 10/6/04 5:06:33 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> i.rautenberg at waratap.com writes:
> > Don't believe me?  Try this:  Two identical bicycles are traveling at the
> > same speed with the same gearing, but one bicycle has smaller wheels/tires
> > than the other.  In order for that bicycle to travel the same speed as the
> > one with larger wheels/tires, the rider has to peddle proportionally faster
> > in order to keep up with the other one.  Same principle.
> Take a 10 speed ...Larger crank gear results in higher gearing and faster
> wheel speed for each crank rotation.....larger rear gear results in a lower
> wheel speed.....
> 1st gear is small crank gear and the largest wheel gear....10 gear is
> largest crank gear and smallest wheel gear.
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