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      04-20-2008, 01:29 PM   #79
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Originally Posted by ersin View Post
And I'll remind everyone that it's 22lbs of unsprung and rotational mass too. Somewhere it said that one pound of unsprung weight is worth six pounds of sprung weight, or something like that.
Yes, I am not getting into moment of inertia issue on this thread, but generally speaking for a thin-walled cylinder like mass distribution, I increases with the square of the distance between the wall and the rotation axis. Clearly, unsprung weight would be reduced as well, but I don't know that the effects can be simplied to a linear relationship as that would be a function of the inputs.
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