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Old 03-11-2009, 11:57 PM   #21
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Old 03-12-2009, 12:09 AM   #22
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That little "book" is loads of great information.

Should be stickied somewhere.
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Here is the whole thing if you want to give it to the proper athority's...lol

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Here is the whole thing if you want to give it to the proper athority's...lol

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Ok i clicked onto the link an saw how to keep your wheels to the ground an they spelled tire's tyre's............why?
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^^^^ it's europeian...lol
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You guys got off-topic... soon you will be banned so enjoy your last hours in FF
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basically, take the amount of whp you have, and take the actual weight of ur vehicle w/ you in it and divide by the whp. This will give you your hp/weight ratio. on a stock zx3, of 2550 lbs and 110 whp, you get around 23 lbs/hp. So for every 23 lbs you remove, you gain an equivalent 1 whp. Of course, this is a differential equation, so it varies every time you remove 1 lb of weight, but the concept is sound. If you were to drop 200 lbs, you would gain about 10 whp or so. which does not justify 1 second in the 1/8th mile. I would say that it was something else. don't get me wrong. It played a part, but i don't think it did by the amount of time ur talking. but i dunno, its just my $.02
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and for me when my car was stock the best i did with my stock 16's was a 15.9 then with my 17's (svt rims) i did a best of 16.1 1/4 mile of course. so as everyone has said and ill say weight makes a difference, think about it this way? by yourself in the car vs. having two or three friends in the car. i know i can feel a difference in overall driving.
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Can you run faster with 20 pounds tied to you? Nope. I don't think it gives you more HP as it does TQ. Though people can argue all day about the defference of hp and tq. I could revive my old thread about it again to see if people get talking.
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don't get me wrong, i think weight has alot to do w/ it, just not .5x seconds in the 1/8th. thats alot. unless you completely gutted ur car, and did a complete weight reduction. i saw about .4 seconds in teh 1/4th, only about .2 ish in the 1/8th.
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