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Re: New rear ends made by Winters.

Post by Brent Leach » Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:22 pm

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Re: New rear ends made by Winters.

Post by Racecrazy » Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:40 pm

They are safer! That is great news.

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Post by WoodenWing » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:20 pm

I believe one of the things they did was make the ring gear and pinion a lot smaller

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Re: New rear ends made by Winters.

Post by DavidM » Fri Apr 04, 2008 3:42 pm

I got the feeling that Fred was in some way attributing his Back injury at Knoxville last year to the old rear end. He did not go into detail but said the new one was safer.

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Post by HestorFan7m » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:57 pm

Racecrazy wrote:They are safer! That is great news.
Yeah, they said there shouldnt be anymore back injuries attributed to the rear end hitting the seat...

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Re: New rear ends made by Winters.

Post by sprintman84 » Fri Apr 04, 2008 9:15 pm

From the short write up in AARN this week it sounds like Winters really did their homework on making this a quality and safe product.

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Re: New rear ends made by Winters.

Post by Dave Bolger #18 » Sat Apr 05, 2008 7:10 am

They are smaller and lighter. We don't have one yet.

I did talk to Beaver at Winters about them. He told me they were getting back to making,"Racing Parts.
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Re: New rear ends made by Winters.

Post by Straight Shooter » Sat Apr 05, 2008 4:17 pm

Winters said that the weight savings depended on what material type you buy. Aluminum or magnesium.
smaller in size is a good thing for changing it in a hurry. Is there a performance advantage, I don't think so. The only difference is a lil bit of unsprung weight. we will give it sometime to see if the reliablity factor is there. I think that could be a problem. JMO Sometimes smaller is not always better.
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Re: New rear ends made by Winters.

Post by Micro96 » Sat Apr 05, 2008 6:49 pm

I believe it is a midget rear end. Steve Kinser has two and Rahmer has one.

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Post by hellsfrozeover1 » Wed Apr 16, 2008 7:59 pm

Any one else buy one of these rear ends yet??

heard that Darrah has one for this week to try

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Re: New rear ends made by Winters.

Post by hotrodney » Wed Apr 16, 2008 8:36 pm

They claim this rear improves acceleration by 11%. That's a pretty big advantage if true.
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Re: New rear ends made by Winters.

Post by FanfromMd » Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:19 pm

The biggest advantage Rahmer is going to have with new rear is the head games he can play with everyone else as he puts down fast consistent outings. As the first one with the new toy.
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Re: New rear ends made by Winters.

Post by swigsbv » Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:43 pm

FanfromMd wrote:The biggest advantage Rahmer is going to have with new rear is the head games he can play with everyone else as he puts down fast consistent outings. As the first one with the new toy.
Anyone who knows FAST FRED RAHMER knows he would never never never play those kind of Games!!!!!!!!!!! :laughing7: :shock: :shock: :roll: :poking:
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Re: New rear ends made by Winters.

Post by 91 RI » Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:53 pm

Lighter rear end will bounce less. Shocks have less work to do to dampen the motion. There is also less energy being transferred from the rear to the chassis when the tires hit a bump. A smaller ring gear will have less rotational inertia, which will make it accelerate and decelerate faster. It's all physics guys. If there is one class you do not want to sleep through, it is physics. (At least if you want to figure out what makes racecars go fast)

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Re: New rear ends made by Winters.

Post by Brent Leach » Thu Apr 17, 2008 12:07 am

I liked phsyics ed. :bluebounce: :redwoohoo: :jiggy:
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