squeeling the tires on your car

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    Originally posted by akirakun
    i might be wrong but i think it would be easier to peel out with fwd. i thought one of the advantages of rwd over fwd was better traction when taking off from a complete stop (of course awd would be the best in this scenario).
    true, if the rwd is equipped with a limited slip differential.

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    Yes, it's much easier to spin your tires on a FWD car. It's all about pushing vs. pulling. Try this:

    In a FWD car try to spin your tires in reverse (going straight backwards, not turning). This is kinda like trying to spin your tires with RWD. It's very difficult.

    In a RWD car try and spin your tires in reverse as well... take note on how much easier it is compared to going forward.

    FWD also has the added advantage of the handbrake. Lock the rear wheels and floor it You can power brake with RWD, but it's no where near as easy plus there's still braking forces on the power wheels.

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    I don't agree travis. Its hard to squeel the tires when in reverse in a FWD not because you are pushing, its because when going in reverse, less power is transferred to the axle.

    I used to have a 6banger, then a V8 Mustnags, both squeeled like mad when gas was pushed a bit too hard.

    By your explanations, RWD should handle better than FWD on any surface. I think we can both agree that is not the case.

    Also, break-torque is quite easy in a RWD.

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    EDIT:: errr....double post...sorry

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    Originally posted by axon
    By your explanations, RWD should handle better than FWD on any surface. I think we can both agree that is not the case.

    Also, break-torque is quite easy in a RWD.
    I guess that depends on your definition of better handling For me, personally, I'd rather have a little oversteer. Now yes on ice a little can turn into a lot... but so?

    Brake torque can be rather difficult... unless you drive an automatic. In a manual, it's totally different. Requires a good deal of fancy foot work, certainly something I have never been able to master, but then again I no longer drive a RWD vehicle.

    Anyway, it took a while, but I found what I believe to be the correct gear ratio's for my car. 1st is 3.285 and reverse is 3. Now, if reverse is so close to 1st, why would it be harder to spin the tires? Certainly the amount of power being transfered it nearly the same.

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    no matter how much you want to do this, do not do a neutral drop. i'm glad axon warned against it as well; it's what he described in his first post. if you really want to squeal the tires, if it's an auto, just hold the brake down, accelerate to the point of where it just starts to creep, and then let go of the brake.

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    Heh, that sounds a bit bad for the car as well...

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    Get bald tires...

    No really, I hope you understand that tire squeeling = no traction. No traction = poor acceleration. The whole idea is to not get tire squeeling.
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    Originally posted by lightatdawn
    Get bald tires...

    No really, I hope you understand that tire squeeling = no traction. No traction = poor acceleration. The whole idea is to not get tire squeeling.
    But d00d itz kewl cuz it makes loud noises!!!!!1111!!!1;1kj1`

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    RWD should be far simpler to cause squeeling. Squeeling is caused by destabalizing the vehicle (IE: Losing traction or grip) which is only useful for specific driving techniques. Doing this at a start is normally useless. FWD's are far more difficult to squeel, they are also made to understeer - so trying to show off your squeel to a car on the street would likely only get you a stunting fine.
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