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    What does the rf height look like while checking...

    What does the rf height look like while checking the droop?

    May be comparing the wrong thing.
  2. Thread: mid corner

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    Have you tried a little less stagger? You are...

    Have you tried a little less stagger?
    You are getting too much rr drive in the center of the corner in the slick.
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    The basics still haven't changed. Racers are...

    The basics still haven't changed.

    Racers are the greatest recyclers in the world.
    As you have stated, change one thing, need to revisit whole raft of things.
    Assume must be stack leaf, no ...
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    There are several threads on this forum dating...

    There are several threads on this forum dating back 15 years.

    Fastboys setup would be search name.

    Take what you have learned with modern 4 link setup and apply to leafs.

    The problem...
  5. Thread: Overton's rr

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    More rf travel. Less lr travel. More left...

    More rf travel. Less lr travel.
    More left weight. Different spring rates.

    Pretty long list of things can change chassis attitude.
  6. Thread: Pilot Bushing

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    If you have a bronze one, setup in lathe and...

    If you have a bronze one, setup in lathe and knurled od.
  7. Thread: Overton's rr

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    Please do tell. How are you achieving torque...

    Please do tell.

    How are you achieving torque thrust vectors without mechanically loading the tires?

    The tires are the only contact with the track surface.
    Mechanical linkages are the only...
  8. Thread: Overton's rr

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    As a side note, karting is able to reach those...

    As a side note, karting is able to reach those dynamic numbers without separate suspensions.
    They effectively teeter as well.
  9. Thread: Overton's rr

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    If you can achieve desired wheel weights in...

    If you can achieve desired wheel weights in dynamic, bumps and limiters are not needed. Might be what Rumley achieved with his "device".
    Near as I know, current setups use these as most means to...
  10. Thread: Overton's rr

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    Rumley's most notorious achievement came before...

    Rumley's most notorious achievement came before the cars were on bump stops on the rf, and chain limiters on the lr.
    As was indicated in a couple posts before, rr height is mostly dictated by chain...
  11. Thread: Overton's rr

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    I think I understand what you are saying. I...

    I think I understand what you are saying.

    I know the RR tire is loaded by not only the RR spring and bars, but also the LR spring and bars, the j bar, and the lift arm. Any aero loads are applied...
  12. Thread: Overton's rr

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    I'm saying I can set the rr bars and bury the...

    I'm saying I can set the rr bars and bury the right quarter panel of the body into the track.

    Does that mean there is more aero downforce?
    I'm not feeling it
  13. Thread: Overton's rr

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    That was my point. There is no way of knowing the...

    That was my point. There is no way of knowing the weights on the tires by simply looking at the attitude of the car.

    Any mix of springs j bar settings, control arm positions, etc, can alter the...
  14. Thread: Overton's rr

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    The real needed information needed is the contact...

    The real needed information needed is the contact patch pressure at all 4 wheels at a specific dynamic point in question.

    Travel needed to provide those weights can be achieved by any number of...
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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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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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