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Old 12-15-2012, 01:49 AM   #51
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Originally Posted by KASUYAHO View Post
Did it say in the rules that a tire inflation system could not be used ?
Did it say in the rule book that the tire inflation system could not be hooked up after the restrictor ?
Would the tire inflation system work if it was connected before the restistor ?

Actually, the answers are nope, yeah, yeah.

The rule book say nothing that may be connected in to the inlet after the restrictor. The fact it couldn't make a blind bit of difference to the engine power is kinda irrelevant.

The tyre system would have worked without being connected to anything. The offending tube was on the deflation side of the system. Hooking it inti the inlet - which is below ambient pressure - just allowed them to let the tyres down slightly faster.
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