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Old 02-07-2011, 11:28 AM   #21 (permalink)
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^ I agree. Regardless of FWD/4WD/AWD/RWD, the good tires belong on the front. I'd much rather deal with some oversteer than not be able to stop or turn. Understeer sucks bigtime.

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Old 02-07-2011, 12:16 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Would you mind setting up your credentials first??????
Oh, and your big fat bank account number.

But thank goodness the odometer is ok.....man that was the BIG worry. And thanks for reassuring him that he 'will be fine'!!!!!!!!!

Did you even read the previous posts?

maybe just read what capriRacer said.....he's kinda a tire expert....

I am just STUNNED at the stupidity of the statement 'you will be fine'!

you obviously missed the whole point of my post
it was purely to state that the odometer wouldn't be affected, i mentioned nothing about this being safe or recommended i saw some false information here and decided to share my 2 cents, if you do not like my comments don't read them or simply ask me if you are confused as to what i was talking about im aware some people can be vague when talking on the internet and others can take what was said the wrong way

and please keep your stupidity name calling to yourself
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Old 05-01-2011, 01:02 PM   #23 (permalink)
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mpg increase gain with donuts in the back comes from friction=traction loss. I'm riding on 165's on all 4 corners and have 0 problems, would I got skinnier? - may be. rear wheels is the place to start since on fwd car most of the weight should be on the front.
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Old 05-01-2011, 04:46 PM   #24 (permalink)
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rear wheels is the place to start since on fwd car most of the weight should be on the front.
Implying a large difference... Reality, however, shows that the weight bias is normally ~60/40 on almost all cars, afaik.
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the guy in the video put the donuts on the back, not affecting the odometer at all, as long as the donuts are on the non drive wheels and you dont have abs or a car with stability control or traction control you will be fine
ok, I'll post your entire comment.

Plural Donuts implies that having more than just the spare.
intentionally having more than one.
you'll be fine.

Who cares if the speedo is off when used as intended.....TEMPORARY.
Who cares about the abs etc if it is TEMPORARY.
You refer to the video, where the use IS NOT TEMPORARY.

You, (impling someone other than the man in the video) will be fine doing the same thing.
That'is saying that it's ok to dupicate 2 rear donuts on a permanent basis.

Sorry, I don't read minds.......I read words.

Gotta stand by what I said.
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Old 05-20-2011, 04:00 PM   #26 (permalink)
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mpg increase gain with donuts in the back comes from friction=traction loss. I'm riding on 165's on all 4 corners and have 0 problems, would I got skinnier? - may be. rear wheels is the place to start since on fwd car most of the weight should be on the front.
for clarity, 165 is NOT a TEMPORARY DONUT TIRE. correct?

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