Re: [DML] Upgraded Front Suspension
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Re: [DML] Upgraded Front Suspension

The LCA wiggling back and forth obviously serves no useful purpose. It is an unfortunate consequence of making the sway bar try serve as a backwards thrust arm -- a task for which it is totally unsuited. 

Bill Robertson

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Tom Niemczewski" <dmctom@...> wrote:
> From: "Martin Gutkowski"
> > Ed's setup attempts to restrain the fore/aft movement of the arm 
> > altogether when there is a reason for it in the first place.
> > Martin
> Martin,
> What is the intended fore/aft movement in the LCA? What's the reason for it 
> and what good does that movement do?
> I can't see any advantage in having LCAs so sloppy. To me this setup is 
> nothing short of a disaster. Under braking when the arms move back they 
> compress the springs unevenly, put unnecessary strain on the shocks and the 
> most important thing it destroys the entire geometry of the suspension 
> system - caster becomes positive, camber becomes positive, toe goes way in. 
> If the goal here is to loose grip and destroy the tires then this setup is 
> perfect.
> Am I missing something? Please put me on the right track.
> Thank you
> Greetings from Poland!
> Tom Niemczewski
> Vin 6149 plus 2418, 3633, 5030, 16473, 17086
> Google earth: 52°25'17.66"N, 21° 1'58.40"E


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