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Old 05-14-2021, 06:28 PM   #756 (permalink)
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Aerospyder - '00 Toyota MR2 Spyder
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The brake ballance on the Spyder should be rather close to 50/50 as it has:
1. a rear weight bias
2. a low center of gravity
3. a surprisingly long wheelbase

The load transfer should be rather low due to the low center of gravity and the long wheelbase.
When combined with the rear weight bias, a brake bias of close to 50/50 would make the most sense and can be observed in many other mid/rear engined vehicles.
Allthough I could see why Toyota would tweak it a little more front biased than ideal as the MK2 was known for a lot of oversteer in these conditions.
The engine also isn't that powerfull at 140 PS or 103 kW and the car weights about 950 kg from the factory.
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