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Originally Posted by senor honda
When a car is scaled, it is done on certain assumptions which may not fit the way you drive. We don't all toss a car into a turn the same way. Most of the time Our head is not in the center of the car, anyway.

It's possible that scaling a car only makes a difference to someone who is either on the limit of their driving skill, or in a highly competitive
class.

I relate it to NASCAR racers making a pit stop and raising or lowering the rear corner of the car by 1/8 inch. If a person's ability is such that they can tell the difference that 1/8" makes, then THAT is the kind of person that spending money for scaling will benefit the most.

If a person has not yet arrived at that level of skill, the money spent scaling the car might be better spent buying extra tires and attending as many driving schools as they can.
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It's worth pointing out that if a person's driving skill does not match the way the car was scaled, that the person will have to ADAPT their driving to the scaled car......................but if you did NOT have the car scaled, you would ALSO have to adapt your driving....... to the "unscaled" car.........and that "adapting" is called "driving skill"-Bob

So only you can decide if it might make a
difference, whether to you, it is worth the money. For the street, most of the time it doesn't matter.-Bob

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Originally Posted by TIM TIM TIM
I think for now im just going to look for a nice set of coilovers and scale it, and then work from there.
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