MadBill wrote:You're probably right, Scott.
Joe Sherman has only been building and racing championship winning engines and cars full time for over 40 years, as well as being victorious in the first ever Engine Masters Challenge, so he's likely just old and confused when he says:
"Re: Ring and pinion efficiency?
by donc » Sun Oct 23, 2011 11:48 am
I have seen a loss of one tenth of a second MANY times when a 9 inch is installed. I have also seen where a spool will lose a full tenth over a posi MANY time too.
JOE SHERMAN RACING
X2 Ive seen exactly the same thing, Go from posi to spool and loose ETdonc
Supershafts wrote:Wait how do you explain being able to push a car in with one person and then putting a 9" known fact power robber in and needing the helpers in the shop to help push the same car out with the SAME ratio or one with a slightly different ratio...
MadBill wrote:Wouldn't any difference in the rolling radii of the tires (build tolerances, air pressure variations, corner weights, torque reactions) generate similar drag forces going down the track, as the front wheels were steered to correct for them?
scottshwtm wrote:... As far as the "power robbing" 9 inch? With a 9 inch "set up correctly" I just don't see that.
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