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Niiiiiiiiice Miguel! But now you've gone 'n dun it... seeing that brown beaut again now will only lead to insult, mockery, and lynching should you show up in 3wks in the Cayman heh heh heh 8-). I gotta see that thing! You have a '79 IIRC, but also have ET phone home on rear lid (CHMSL)? Interesting.

Got some more WOT time (is there any other time?) in mine laaate last night, roads to mesself. Noting the 18mm taller tire does have a decided gearing effect - car seems longer leg'd... but also slightly more lag'y as result. Buttery smooth tho in power delivery and handling and ride. And with the alignment the car no longer feels like it's trying to axemurder me with the click of every 10th of mile. Muuuuuuuuch better. The 265s provide just the footprint to effectively keep the rears from roasting off now too which is a score, makes launches a no-wheel-hop affair heh heh.

Here's the tire calc I use - says my speedo should actually be reading lower than what I'm doing? SOOOOO feels the opposite of that from seat 'o pants, hmmm:

http://www.wheelsmaster.com/rt_specs.jsp?item=Wheel-Tire%20size%20comparer&showRim1=1&showTire1=1&sw1=245&ar1=45&bd1=16&rd1=16&rw1=9.0&et1=-10&showRim2=1&showTire2=1&sw2=265&ar2=45&bd2=16&rd2=16&rw2=9.0&et2=-10&text1=&text2=
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