Axle location kit help

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Re: Axle location kit help

Post by stevemarl » Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:29 pm

Mc Tool wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:29 pm
I had to look up sussinct
I bet you didn`t find it... ;)

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Re: Axle location kit help

Post by Mc Tool » Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:44 pm

:lol: nah , not spelt like that I didnt , crap ! I even checked not a number's post to get the spelling right , dunno what happened there :roll: :lol:
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Re: Axle location kit help

Post by Mr B » Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:23 pm

Mc Tool wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:45 pm
Mr B wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:35 am
Mc Tool wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:39 am

Wow , that was a long winded load of crap
If that's the best you can do than I think it says alot more about you than it does me.

Let's just leave it there.
Well come on Wayne :) , one mintue were talking about the popular opinion that a bit of weight in the back can be beneficial , you tellin us we are all wrong , next minute your blithering about demographics ,Louis Hamilton ,formula one ,you tube and Lambos and Ferraris . I think it was a (succsesful ) attempt to distance yourself from your previous comments , and I can understand why you would want to do that , so yeah we will leave it there . Ill let you have the last word..........
Hamish
Hi Hamish,

It's never been about having the last word - we are too old for that kind of thing..well I certainly feel old these days!

I knew my opinion would be controversial but I have to stick by it because in my own experience I believe it to be true and I definitely do not want to distance myself from my previous comments - I stand by everything I said, I only used the examples to help justify why I had that opinion - there was never any intention to cause offence to anyone or wind people up.

I like to think that this forum is a place where we can voice our opinion, debate subjects and help each if we can, after all, there isn't many of us left.

Kind regards

Wayne
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Re: Axle location kit help

Post by stevemarl » Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:24 pm

Mc Tool wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:29 pm
I like to think , when dissagreing with someone that if we were on opposite sides of a pub table it would remain friendly .
The thing is Hamish, across a pub table non-verbal communication can put words into a context: I`m smiling while I call you a xxxx; my face is crimson with rage while I call you a xxxx. Big difference. Just reading text which is, shall we say, not very generous just comes across as dismissive (at best) or really, REALLY insulting (inordinately more than intended?) . We know you to an extent, so know what to expect, pinch of salt etc, but for someone just stumbling across this kind of thing, why would anybody reading this thread bother to contribute and risk being insulted & ridiculed?
Mc Tool wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:40 pm
That white Escort looks pretty tail happy ( :xd: here it goes) probly needs a lump of concrete in the boot :lol: .....or Wayne driving it :P :poke: :P :lol:
I get it, but I also get why people will think f**k this and just not come back. Nobody wants that.
Steve
BTW, (disclaimer) I don`t know/have never met anyone on here apart from Pbar (nobody else lives within 100 miles!) so I`m certainly not `ganging up`, I just think people have legitimate views which don`t deserve to be ridiculed: disagreed with, argued about, but not ridiculed.

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Re: Axle location kit help

Post by Mc Tool » Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:53 pm

I didnt mean to imply I was being ganged up on ,at all, just that its easier to design ones input to suit the people if you actually know them , and the banter between some of you guys suggests you do I wouldnt speak to my Mum like I talk to my mates , sort of thing.
Stevemari , I take your point about someone stumbling across the thread, personally I would be intrigued and want to go back to the start, but I agree its not what one would expect to find

I thought the point of emojies( or whatever they are ) was to let peeps know wether they are being had on or getting a serious earful. I dont recall posting any emojies suggesting I was angry ,displeased, insulting or unhappy , and there are plenty there for that.
Nothing I have said was intended to offend ,but I will admit I had quite forgotten where I was
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Re: Axle location kit help

Post by nigecapri » Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:29 pm

Anyway, back to the nitty-gritty of the subject in question; I have occasionally considered the fine line between grip and no grip, traction and wheelspin. A mixture of how soft the tyre rubber is, tread pattern, tarmac surface, rotational & lateral forces...… and also the forces due to gravity and mass acting to keep rubber sticking to road. A light-weight car, all else being equal will go faster than a heavier car, a cornering car that exceeds the available lateral grip will slide, a heavier car on cornering has more velocity trying to keep it moving in a straight line & off the corner, but, a cornering car that had no force of gravity acting on it would barely stick to the road - it would float off in a straight line.
Buzzing along the A46 in my old fishvan I'm often amazed at the speed some wagons go round 90 degrees bends, a good bit faster than I can. Yes, loads more rubber & much stiffer springs but I would expect the tyres are pressed much harder into the tarmac giving far better grip...

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