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A few questions about my 90 4wd 3.0L

Old 10-11-2005, 12:05 PM
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Originally Posted by BlackFlag
Just touching on something that people seem to be ignoring, the fact that larger tires are heavier and have more mass at a farther distance from the center of the wheel. This causes them to be more difficult to start and stop spinning. ...
yes, very true. but, as you said, this only affects acceleration. once you're cruising at a speed, it doesn't matter how much the tire weighs, or how the weight it distributed. and it certainly doesn't affect power transfer from the axle to the ground.
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