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suppose we hand 2 identical cars both accerlerationg from 0-60mph but one car had wheels that weighs 20lbs and the other car had wheels that weighs 27lbs.

given:

wheel diameter= 19"

wheel car a = 20lbs

wheel car b = 27lbs

question:

1) who would get to 60mph the fastest?

2) what effects would the weight of the wheels have?

3) is there some quick reference you can say regarding each pound of the weight of the rim at rest vs. during rotation?

thanks...

chester

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