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Author Topic:   trailing arms
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 2
posted February 28, 2002 07:14 PM
What difference does it make if one trailing arm is closer to the center of the axle on a three point? Example, RR mounted 2" bellow the axle and LR mounted 4" below the axle.

Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 3
posted February 28, 2002 07:59 PM
The difference is that at 4 inches below center line of axle you get the leverage of axle wrap wanting to roll up under the car the lower it is the more it acts as a lever to help plant the rear tires. you just don't get the same resistance at 2 inches. it pushes forward not up against, hope this helps.

Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 2
posted February 28, 2002 09:51 PM
should the distance from the top and bottom mounting points be the same distance from the center of the housing to even out the leverage?how low can a person go on the lower mounting holes from the center of the rear end?Is 6 inches to far?thanks

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