Adjusting the chassis to track conditions. Body roll transfer — We also have weight transfer due to body roll acting thru a 2. I stiffened up both front springs and it help. Therefore the bump spring rate adds to the main spring rate from this point on. The speed of the car does not fall off as much either, as the race goes on and the tires wear.
Car hasn't finished out of the top 5 since June but just missing something. Over 300 photos and illustrations. What is happening on a large scale is that racers are guessing on spring rates, shock settings, and so on and getting way off on the balance of the cars and the performance suffers. As we make positive changes to bring our car to a more balanced setup, we will need to make corresponding changes to the load distribution. When they are working together, the car is well on the way to a balanced state. Jason and I talked about this setup phenomenon and how racers can make stacked springs work.
Chassis tuning with shock absorbers. It supplies shocks, springs, and other components to almost all stock car racing classes and works with road racing teams too. So we have more weight being transferred through a longer lever to the right front tire. Thanks for the kind words. Top illustration shows stock car production chassis as it came off the production line.
So we have a rotation point on the top of the spindle and then two pivot points above that. Unless the track is an almost constant turn. Rule number 1 — In a turn we have to deal with weight transfer. Grab one of our hand held nitrogen tanks. If the free height has changed more than.
Now the car is lower and on a sufficient spring rate. In that season I had three poles and two outside front rows -- better than any other engine builder that year. Is this in line with what a late model should be? Looking at the front end from the side of the car you will note different mount angles of the upper and lower A-arms. Keep learning more each time your review. Section a is organized by problem such as corner entry understeer, loose under power, etc. Trying to make a car handle at the track and reacting all the time gets old. For dirt and paved tracks.
I accidentally got them backwards on my setup and fought a bad push all night when letting off at the end of the straight. You provide just enough control to keep the spring movement under control and no more. Weight Distribution Optimization Mechanical grip is simply having the maximum loading on the four tires through the turns. I think if you start with left upper link at 13 degrees uphill, the rt upper link at 17 degrees uphill, and both lower links at 5 degrees down hill, it is a good base line. I agree that there could be something else off. Then make changes to one corner at a time to see and feel the results. But, we do know that some racers are getting it right and making it work.
After you have all of your springs tested, you will receive the graph, rate, travel and free length of every spring. I moved mine down and to the right for last night. Jason stressed this in our conversation. On this site I will share what I know that others don't. It improves visibility for the driver, a benefit not unnoticed by many top drivers.
We explain how to set your front end alignment include castor, camber, and toe. Here are the top 5 things to check before you hit the track this season. Setup Balance Planning A balanced setup is not only one that causes the car to be neutral in handling. We want no air coming in under the front. Watch and learn from the experts! You need to know the spring rate of your springs at the installed height and range that they will be working in the car. I like to use the suspension to tune the car.
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