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      09-11-2010, 08:05 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by the///Mthree View Post
Formula 1 cars use the tires sidewall as suspension. Street cars have such soft suspension that you want a harder(shorter) sidewall.
But they have suspension at all 4 corners, no? Yeah, those huge sidewalls sure help to absorb road bumps, but a suspension can definitely do a better job, correct? Couldn't the reason be to limit performance, much the same way as the 18K rpm cap? Functionally, it just doesn't make sense to me. And thanks a lot for your reply .