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    Part of shortening of rs can be attributed to the...

    Part of shortening of rs can be attributed to the camber you should be running.
    Also, it is likely the ride height you are using is significantly lower than the street height normally seen. The...
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    If it comes close to interior, make an anchor...

    If it comes close to interior, make an anchor point and use a hose clamp to add a little drag. Won't take much.
  3. Thread: dynamic toe

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    How much toe would that be at the point of use? ...

    How much toe would that be at the point of use?

    Only on track experience can give that information for a particular application.
  4. Thread: dynamic toe

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    Lmao Depending on lf influence on chassis at...

    Lmao

    Depending on lf influence on chassis at dynamic measurement, toe can be anywhere.
    I'd be looking at the point where lf would has the most influence on handling.
    Then tune to make most use...
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    Those are 2 of the 3 largest influences on l-r CG...

    Those are 2 of the 3 largest influences on l-r CG placement. Driver, being the other. Does not leave many other sources of weight if needing to balance out of position pieces.

    I can see some...
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    That is correct.

    That is correct.
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    Gen 1 camaro/nova lowers will. From rear steer...

    Gen 1 camaro/nova lowers will. From rear steer cars.

    Gen 2 camaro are the same width as Impala lowers.
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    Do your jets look like these? ...

    Do your jets look like these?

    https://pitstopusa.com/c-134429-air-fuel-system-carburetors-and-components-carburetor-jets-and-components-carburetor-jets-alcohol.html
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    I don't see that happening anywhere on a lap with...

    I don't see that happening anywhere on a lap with the current cars. Least of all in the corner, where the most traction is needed.

    We know that to utilize our stagger to most effect, the rear...
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    Not going to argue that either. The premise is...

    Not going to argue that either.

    The premise is that with both tires equally loaded on a staggered, solid axle, the car will turn toward the smaller tire, in an arc described by the difference in...
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    Everyone gets hung up on loading the tires...

    Everyone gets hung up on loading the tires equally.
    Ideal situation is for the tires to produce the correct amount of traction at the correct point in the corner.

    For arguments sake, Set your car...
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    Depends on what you call noticeable. Put a...

    Depends on what you call noticeable.

    Put a standard wheel in place of the bead lock. That should be obvious, and not likely to drop more weight than that from a bead lock.
    The results should...
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    To add to this, think also where the weight...

    To add to this, think also where the weight applied from the bar is coming from.

    Most likely removing weight from the tops of both rear springs and applying it to the axle. Weight has to come from...
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    Old school of thought was always any weight...

    Old school of thought was always any weight removed from unsprung was good. Weight removed from rotating weight also good.
    However, with some of the new thinking, use of weight at theses positions...
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    Just spit balling here. Would adding 5 or 10#...

    Just spit balling here.

    Would adding 5 or 10# to the lf, either on frame, or suspension produce nearly the same results?
  16. Thread: corrosion

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    If you have no means of filtering the air that...

    If you have no means of filtering the air that the radiator pulls back in when cooling down, you will get dirt drawn back into the system.

    I like a catch tank with a fuel filter on its vent.
    Also...
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    My question about the load stick is, how much...

    My question about the load stick is, how much does the rigidity of the shock mount affect readings?

    Do you try to stiffen this area of chassis to get more consistent readings?
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    Krom If you draw the arc at the end of the...

    Krom
    If you draw the arc at the end of the spindle with no caster, the ends of the spindle move downward in both turn in and countersteer.
    If you roll that arc back with negative caster, the ends...
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    Just an fyi Moly grease on any roller bearing...

    Just an fyi

    Moly grease on any roller bearing is a bad thing.
    Moly is great for bushings or sliding surfaces. The reason being is that it builds up on the surface, removing clearance. Good for...
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    My understanding is that 7 degree spindle...

    My understanding is that 7 degree spindle produces a larger arc that is associated with KPI

    If we roll more negative caster in, up to matching KPI, we can move all camber gain (meaning more...
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    Actually, 7 degree spindles increase weight...

    Actually, 7 degree spindles increase weight jacking because the pivot axis is farther from the center of the contact patch.

    Kpi by itself actually creates positive camber into the tire in both...
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    The different kpi changes the scrub radius....

    The different kpi changes the scrub radius.
    Which changes weight jacking.

    Myself, I would prefer near zero scrub radius on the rf and tune lf scrub radius along with caster and camber to help...
  23. Thread: Need help!?

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    Is the plan to try to coil bind rf to maintain...

    Is the plan to try to coil bind rf to maintain attitude?
    My advice is to set your frame at the attitude you wish to run. Probably need engine in car with headers, radiator, etc.
    As I stated in...
  24. Thread: Need help!?

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    Give how you intend to used the rear suspension,...

    Give how you intend to used the rear suspension, as the front must compliment what you are trying to do there.

    Do you intend to use a lot of travel at the right front? Keeping the font tires at...
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    You are kinda limited by the required upper...

    You are kinda limited by the required upper a-frame. The a arms will get into the tires before you can move them far enough to eliminate caster change. You can change roll centers some by using ball...
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