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Re: I agree, but.... (archive)

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Posted by TechnoViolent on May 15, 2001 at 18:39:09:

In Reply to: Re: I agree, but.... posted by andy r. on May 15, 2001 at 18:12:01:

It depends on what you are used to, everything is relative. Compared to an S4, the M3 is great in terms of body roll. Compared to a true sports car (or M3 with sways) the stocker feels like a boat. Nothing is WRONG with body roll, as long as it is not excessive. The M3's is not excessive. However, to many, it "feels" better to have minimal roll. Further. the car is more responsive to driver input, changes direction quicker, has less weight transfer when cornering, and generally handles "better" with less roll. The sways can also dial out some of the understeer of the stock M3. If the M3 has handling flaws, it is the amount of understeer and body roll. Sways and proper tire sizing transform the M3 into a neutral and relatively flat cornerer, with little, if any, penalty in terms of ride quality.

The stocker has a lot of body roll.

No, it doesn't, at least as far as I can tell. But more important - so what?

seriously - what's wrong with body roll, as you see it?

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