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      01-27-2014, 03:19 PM   #57
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Originally Posted by CanAutM3 View Post
That's because there is no handling benefit to a 60/40 (front/rear) distribution. IMO, this type of distribution is mostly a consequence of optimizing the "packaging" rather than the handling.

IIRC, swamp is also implying that a 40/60 (front/rear) is optimal, I don't recal he ever stated that front heavy cars handle better...

I can't comment on which is the "optimal" weight disrtibution. All I am saying is that rear weight bias makes the car easier to pivot, hence more nimble.
Agree on 60/40, but here swamp2 clearly says that 60/40 is significantly better...

http://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho...6&postcount=18