Re: [DML] Re: Checked my TABs.... AARG!!
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Re: [DML] Re: Checked my TABs.... AARG!!

So, you agree that the brackets are not a good idea?

Or, am I not clear on how they work?

--- mike.griese@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> The joint at the TAB has to move in all 3 planes. 
> It cannot be
> reduced to a simple pivot.  The business end of the
> trailing arm 
> moves up and down and fore and aft as the rear wheel
> goes over 
> bumps.  The trailling arm also twists as the body of
> the car moves 
> about it's roll center.  If you pin both sides of
> the TAB you lose
> the fore/aft motion and the twist.  This will
> adversely effect 
> handling and tire wear and direct suspension forces
> into places 
> where they should not go.
> --
> Mike

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