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 Post subject: FRONT TIRES
 Post Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 5:01 am 
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Is there a advantage to running a 28-29 inch tall front tire than a 26 inch tire or is it all just cosmetic?

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 Post subject: Re: FRONT TIRES
 Post Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:19 am 
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It will slower your Reaction Time...

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 Post subject: Re: FRONT TIRES
 Post Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:59 am 
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A larger diameter front tire moves the car further back relative to the start line so the car gets a faster ET.


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 Post subject: Re: FRONT TIRES
 Post Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:26 am 
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shrinker wrote:
A larger diameter front tire moves the car further back relative to the start line so the car gets a faster ET.

so that would put the car farther away from the finish line and get a faster et? wouldnt closer be better??

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 Post subject: Re: FRONT TIRES
 Post Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:29 am 
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You get a running start before the light turns green =;

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 Post subject: Re: FRONT TIRES
 Post Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:55 am 
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Lighter tires = less weight = quicker. ;-)

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 Post subject: Re: FRONT TIRES
 Post Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 12:00 pm 
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When I brought up that question Ken made a good point O:) (LOL) "how are your reaction times now? You will have to retrain yourself with the bigger tire."

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