Re: [DML] Lotus engineering
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Re: [DML] Lotus engineering



Well, you would be wrong again Claude.  The 1981 911SC coupe
had 195/65-15 fronts and 215/60-15 rears.  

--
Mike


-------------- Original message from "cbl1739" <cbl302@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>: -------------- 


> BUT that was the whole problem...they were using/engineering parts 
> for a mid-engined car,and using/trying to engineer them for a REAR 
> engined car..the result was having to use BIGGER tires in the rear to 
> compensate!! Since Lotus could NOT engineer out the bad effects using 
> the engineering from the Esprit.If it was done correct as with what 
> Porsche did with their Porsche rear engined cars,it would not have 
> needed bigger tires in the rear to compensate for the ability of the 
> back of the Delorean to want to become the front in any kind of 
> curve/turn.Also what I meant was the fact that you had to use the 
> crappy U shims that FALL OUT and then causes poor rear alighment,and 
> then causes the bolt to bend/snap/seize in place(as they engineered 
> the wrong type of bolt) that could cause a catastrophic accident,if 
> it were to snap. 
> 
> Claude 

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