Counter rotating driveshafts

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Well, would you?

Yes, the tire and chassis do not care about the direction of the input shaft.
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No, the forces would neutralize, keeping the car level as it moves forward.
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No, the nose of the car would be forced down with the same intensity as a wheelie; an antiwheelie.
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Total votes: 4

roon
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Counter rotating driveshafts

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If you installed planetary gearsets on the rear axle stubs of a dragster, such that the wheels would turn in the opposite direction of the driveshafts, and then pulled that dragster up to a starting line, and put the transmission into Reverse, would you still be able to pull a wheelie when the lets go green?

Greg Locock
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Re: Counter rotating driveshafts

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It's called a free body diagram.