Re: [DML] Front Ride Height Intentions - Documented Proof
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Re: [DML] Front Ride Height Intentions - Documented Proof



And the mass of the engine in the VX220.  In a car like the Elise and the 
VX220, added weight is very noticeable.  And since that weight was in 
the rear - different rear springs.

As far as the DeLorean outhandling an Esprit - old wives tale.  Physics
doesn't allow the DeLorean to outhandle the Esprit because of the 
location and the size of the masses.  The Esprit has a lower polar moment
of inertia and a lower roll center.  Two critical values when it comes
to handling.

--
Mike


-------------- Original message from Martin Gutkowski - DMC Ltd <martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>: -------------- 


> This is not unusual behaviour for Lotus. The Vauxhall VX220 is basically 
> an Elise underneath yet has a *slightly* different suspension setup and 
> doesn't handle as well as an Elise.... Guess what the difference is..... 
> go on..... bet you can't... :-) 
> 
> (rear springs) 
> 
> Martin 
> 
> Shannon Yocom wrote: 
> 
> >If someone at the Lotus 06 gathering could also ask them about what Robert 
> heard 
> >at an Open House event... 
> > 
> > 

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