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DennisKwok

August 28, 2013 8:53 PM
Last Edited 230 days ago

F1 » Michelin tempers F1 rumours


On the contrary Taipan, it was you, 107SS2009 and richard who instigated turning this thread 'sour' with comments of (and I quote): 107SS2009: "yes, you are coming around nicely." (extremely condesending and patronising) richard: "are you sure that you are not pcxmerc in disguise?" and not forgetting yourself.... "Richard, It could be PCXmerc's chemistry teacher! ask him about turbos!!" They were unable to answer my perfectly reasonable questions, so resorted to childish jibes. richard made his own bed when he made claims that so far, he has not been able to back up. He then further raises my suspicions when he doesn't understand why it is not valid making weight comparisons between different wheels, with different widths, different applications, different materials and different manufacturers. When somebody starts making claims that they are correct and that they have the necessary experience and expertise to back it up, then they should be prepared to come ujp with the goods.

DennisKwok

August 28, 2013 9:38 PM
Last Edited 230 days ago

F1 » Michelin tempers F1 rumours


107SS2009, I'm sure by now that you understand that the larger diameter tube A would be easier to break by squeezing, although I know you will not admit it. But hey, that's ok. When people have harboured a misconception for a long time, they still refuse to believe it even when the evidence is staring them in the face. Such mental conflict is perfectly natural and all part of the constructivist process. Yes, you are coming around nicely. The only way to make the larger diameter tube as resistant to crushing as the smaller one, is to either change the material or add more material. This is why an 18'' wheel is exponentially heavier than a 13'' wheel, due to the additional material required to bring its strength back up to an acceptable level. Here endeth the lesson. I hope you were paying attention at the back.

DennisKwok

August 28, 2013 9:02 PM
Last Edited 230 days ago

F1 » Michelin tempers F1 rumours


'I couldn't be bothered answering your question about vulcanisation as you seem to be unaware of its use in the lay up and moulding of a tyre.' That's awfully convenient for you richard. You say that you couldn't be bothered, yet you took the time and effort to look up wheel/tyres weights for F1, IRL and LMPs in an effort to try and prove me wrong. Hmmmmm.....that doesn't really add up now, does it? You had plenty of opportunities to explain yourself before, but chose to dodge them. I fully understand what vulcanisation is and how it is of use to the tyre industry. Which is why I know that 'vulcanising failure' is a term that simply doesn't exist. Did you mean to say 'devulcanisation' as that does exist, but is something else altogether and not a process than can happen to a tyre when in use! At least we are agreed on one thing, discussing this with you is indeed, pointless. In fact, I already said that in a number of posts previous.

DennisKwok

August 28, 2013 7:45 PM

F1 » Michelin tempers F1 rumours


richard, sorry but if you don't understand why your comparison isn't valid, then there is no point discussing anything with you any further. The fact that you can't explain what you meant by 'vulcanising failure' :D after being clearly asked to do so twice, speaks volumes and makes me question your claims of having been an engineer for years 'working with a major European tyre manufacture' (your words, not mine!). What exactly was your job title may I ask and what did it entail doing day to day?


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