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#1 (permalink) Old 08-16-2004, 03:21 AM
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Check out this excellent article on how your vehicle's Unsprung Weight and Rotational Inertia affect the handling and ride quality of your ride:

http://www.nissanperformancemag.com/february02/oz.shtml

Suddenly, my oh so stock 15 inch OEM wheels and tires don't suck as bad as I thought... :P

(yeah, I know, they still suck hind teat!)


For years, I have been looking at those big ass trucks from Dodge and others with those fat ass wheels and knobby tires that must take gobs of torque to turn!

Just image a lowly, torque anemic v-tech engine busting a nut trying to turn 18, 19 or 20 inch wheels, even if they are light weight designs...

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That's a really good article. Thanks for posting the link .

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Thanks!

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