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Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2006 18:45:50 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk>
Subject: Re: [Saab_c900] C900 Carbon Fiber Hood Now Available!


in article 440c4885$0$29564$da0feed9nospam.zen.co.uk, Grunff at grunffnospam.com wrote on 06/03/2006 14:34: > Fred W wrote: > >> That's funny... I have never heard SAABs being accused of being weight >> balanced before, always nose heavy since all of the running gear is >> balanced over the front axle. > > In fact much of it is forward of the front axle. > > This nose-heaviness is one of the nicest characteristics of C900s IMHO - > without it the car would understeer horribly. That extra weight so far > forward is what makes the 900 go round corners the way it does. ... Like it's on rails :) Fred - That's what I meant by balance (not 50/50), but "balanced" as in just right, so it handles near perfectly.

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