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Old 07-20-2005, 05:50 PM   #1
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The SRX barely puts out more power and weighs 300 pounds more then the SXT, they are both AWD but the SRX is convincingly faster.

Why?

I've always wondered how a car with similar stats or in some cases should be the slower car can stomp on another car and this is a great example.

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look at the axle ratios.. the large difference in axle ratios would account for about .5 sec in a 1/4 mile
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I asked about ratios in this topic

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=37757

So the difference is good for a full second despite the 300 pound difference? Well duh cause the results say so I suppose
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I asked about ratios in this topic

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=37757

So the difference is good for a full second despite the 300 pound difference? Well duh cause the results say so I suppose
probably not for the whole second but a good chunk of it.. there are many other variables involved aswell.. track / weather conditions, driver, etc.. also if those are the lowest observed times or averages, etc. they could have been driven on 2 different days by 2 different drivers. if the dodge was a hot humid day and the cadillac was a cooler, drier day that could also explain atleast .5 sec 1/4mile
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wtf they can tow 1000lbs more then our cars thats horse crap.
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wtf they can tow 1000lbs more then our cars thats horse crap.
The Magnum? Attribute it to RWD.
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