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Paul Kish

I’m not ignoring it.  I’m not saying put the thing on the ground and make it slip.  I know you can’t do that.

I guess I’m arguing something already answered when I asked the question about just using the outside rear over, also using the inside rear a little.  You all have already answered me saying it’s not needed, it’s a waist of time and it will be slower.  And there’s already been confirmation you all who have answered are fast, good drivers and experienced.


So far I have not seen any understanding of what I’m proposing in any reply.  I don’t think the inability to understand is all in my explaining.  I think some of the inability to not understand is a lot about, ya just don’t do it that way, it won’t work and karts just are not made that way.

Why the restrictions on laying a seat down?  I think it’s purely political and based on how it might change how ‘things have always been done’ and potentially hurt profits.  I don’t think it has anything at all to do with speed.

If your totally convinced I’m wrong, then don’t reply and let me babble on.  I’m pretty stuck in my ways, but eventually I’ll get tired of talking to myself.  I’m not hurting standard practices, teach them they work and they’ll keep working so long as the status quo is kept. …



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