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<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:<hr /><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by mave:
<strong>Sorry mate, I don't think that checking the speedo against the rev counter will tell you anything! It's the ratio between the wheels and the road you've changed, not between the engine and the diff! </strong><hr /></blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Whatever, its not really worth making a big issue out of is it wink , I'm pleased with the result anyway the car looks better with the 16" veloce wheels even if its fitted with the wrong aspect ratio tyres

I've actually done this before with a motorcycle changed the apect ratio from 120/70 & 160/70 to 120/60 & 160/60 respectively, made the bike turn a lot quicker so much so I nearly binned it turning it around at the end of our road eek! , thankfully a quick adjustment of the steering damper cured that, as I rode the bike a dam sight faster than I would drive the alfa it had no noticeable affect at all and the bike had shaft drive not exactly a diff, but there was probably the same effect you mentioned above, though to be honest I couldnt find or tell any diffearnce
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