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Thread #60866   Message #3574833
Posted By: GUEST,John Bowen [MASSAC 1966-69]
11-Nov-13 - 06:45 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Ballad of Mini Cooper (Archie Fisher)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Ballad of Mini Cooper (Archie Fisher)
Re: Mini Cooper suspension - Hydrolastic versus dry.
The reason BMC [as it was then] reverted to 'dry' from Hydrolastic was cost - 'dry' was a lot cheaper. All the Works drivers reckoned the Hydrolastic system had much better feel, particularly on slippery surfaces where Mini excelled.