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Old 03-03-2013, 01:25 PM
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Yes cause when you accelerate all the weight shifts forward. Plus front wheel drive is very popular in every type of racing...
Don't confuse chassis dynamics of a RWD car with those of a FWD car. RWD cars have rearward weight shift during acceleration BECAUSE the REAR wheels are trying to lift the front end. Not sure how that happens with a FWD car.

Of course, this assumes like one is constantly driving on the street like every stop light is a drag strip launch with the converter at full stall.

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Watch any car accelerate. Fwd, rwd, awd, all of them lean back when they accelerate. I've owned both fwd and rwd cars and from experience the front drive cars do not have nearly as much traction. On ice or snow is the only time i'd prefer it, but for every other type of driving rear wheel drive beats it.
I never said for the op not to do it. Hell i even encouraged him to do it. I simply listed some of the drawbacks of fwd.
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