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



Totally inflexible lower wishbones are the "ultimate goal?" This  morning you were playing on the wiggly LCA team. Switching sides in the second half?

Bill Robertson
#5939


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Martin Gutkowski" <martin@...> wrote:
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> Even that isn't a true wishbone because there's compliance between the original LCA and the reinforcement. That needs to be a solid connection in order for it to be a true wishbone, which is the ultimate goal.
> 
> Martin
> 
> Sent from my BlackBerry®
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Elvis" <elvisnocita@...>
> Sender: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 17:06:42 
> To: <dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [DML] Re: Upgraded Front Suspension
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> 
> Are you talking about that ?
> 
> http://img836.imageshack.us/img836/1435/prototyped.jpg
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> 
> my 2 cents - original front suspension really s..ks !
> 
> Many other cars have a similar setup but built much stronger.
> I think I've seen it on Fords of the 70s, but the parts were 
> much thicker.
> 
> But still - I love my Delo :-)
> 
> 
> Elvis & 6548 & 977
> 
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "content22207" <brobertson@> wrote:
> >
> > Pictures were on the old DMCTalk.com site, if anyone associated with it cares to resurrect those archives.
> > 
> > Ed ran his thrust arms towards the back, to new mounts that extend from the frame. He used a long shock absorber bolts to hold them to the LCA's, IIRC.
> > 
> > Bill Robertson
> > #5939
> > 
> > 
> > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Marc Levy <malevy_nj@> wrote:
> > >
> > > I'd love to see photos of what Ed did..  one thought I had was to do a "A" arm like the later Lotus Esprit, but on the DMC frame the extra arm would mount up in the crumple zone.  I don't think that is a good thing.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > --- On Fri, 10/28/11, content22207 <brobertson@> wrote:
> > > 
> > > 
> > > > Ed Uding ultimately traded bolt on
> > > > outriggers for true thrust arms on his personal car
> > > > (requires frame modification) -- wonder what the LCA
> > > > wigglers think about that?
> > >
> >
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