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Old 10-30-2008, 11:26 AM   #45 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by CapriRacer View Post
If the point is to measure the MAX traction of tires at various inflation pressures, you have to be spinning the tires if you are accellerating, or have the brakes locked (or near locked) if you are braking, or cornering hard if you are doing lateral grip. Any of those will severely wear the tires. Any test that doesn't severely wear the tires is testing something less than the MAX.
Sorry, I was not exactly clear on what I was saying. I wasn't talking about max traction, I was talking about measuring the rolling resistance, but using an accelerometer to do so.
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