THE FRENCHTOWN FLYER wrote:Another of my rules for car building: Never put a 9-second motor in a 12-second chassis. Fastest recipe for disaster I know.
Yeah, I can see where that would be true. It's the sort of truth that has a very nasty way of proving its point to anybody foolish enough to ignore it (or at least to those who happen to be watching when the inevitable disaster strikes).
On the other hand, putting a 15-second motor in a 9-second chassis might not be such a terrible idea from a safety perspective, but a proper 9-second chassis is probably not terribly well suited for the sort of application where one would be using a 15-second motor.
"Sorry about the door bars, grandma. Watch out that you don't bang your head on the roll cage tubes. Now, let me show you how to buckle yourself up in that aluminum racing seat using the 5-point racing harness and then we'll get you to the pharmacy to renew your osteoporosis prescription in a jiffy. Oh, by the way, the ride might be a little bumpier than you're used to, but ... "