F430 gearshift vs 430 Scuderia

Discussion in '360/430' started by chris430, Dec 13, 2007.

  1. chris430

    chris430 Karting

    Oct 30, 2005
    Dear Chatmates

    The 0-60 numbers are due to the F1 gearshift? could the f430 system be updated by software to F430 Scuderia?
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  3. Gary(SF)

    Gary(SF) F1 Rookie

    Oct 13, 2003
    Los Altos Hills, CA
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    Gary B.
    There is only one shift in the 0-60 run, and the difference accountable to the gearboxes is what, 70 ms at the most (I don't remember offhand the F430 shift times)? You're looking in the wrong area, the big difference is in the weight reduction.

  4. rodsky

    rodsky Formula 3

    Mar 24, 2003
    Los Angeles
    +1. The car weights what 275 pounds less, and has 20 more HP. The gear shift is the last thing that will affect 0-60 times..
  5. scycle2020

    scycle2020 F1 Rookie

    Jan 26, 2004
    The weight reduction and slight increase in hp help, and also keep in mind that a big component of 0-60 times is the launch, so launch control software would also have a big effect.. i am not sure what, if any, changes were made to the launch control of the scuderia vs the 430...
  6. PCH

    PCH F1 Rookie

    Apr 7, 2004
    Since were getting a bit technical, I believe the weight difference is closer to 220 lb.
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