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Old 10-03-2010, 10:09 PM
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Default Re: FRF Afterhours

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Originally Posted by richarddhoward View Post
Less weight means less rotational mass, needs less power to turn, so you have less parasitic draw of power, meaning you will see a bigger number on a dyno or a faster time on the track, also a softer compound tire can do essentially the same thing because it grips better pushing more power to the ground..
That...made no sense (to me).

You're talking about weight, then about grip.

Granted, if she went from 18s to 15s, you could see a diff in launch, but the hps would remain the same. Less weight does not generate hps, to my knowledge. Both dyno methods do not take grip into consideration, hence me calling shenanigans on your theory ().


Course, i could be dead wrong, i'm not a mechanic by any means.