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jhon hollomon
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 468
posted July 17, 2003 11:32 PM  
Hey all. I've got a question about my mono leaf rear suspension. What does it do to move the spring up or down in the front or back? I have three adjustment holes in the front and adjustable shackles in the rear. Also, what about my 90-10 shock? It's got 7 holes of adjustment in front and 5 on the rear end housing. You can basically adjust it from even with the ground to way up at an angle. Any info will be appreciated.

jeffgow
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 11
posted July 20, 2003 09:40 PM  
moving the rear leafs upwards on the shackles will tighten ya up a little. thats about all i know...i woulda assume moving it down will loosen ya up

bourbon 1
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 4
posted August 22, 2003 10:28 PM  
Try getting in touch with Danny Smith from Rocket Chassis Australia. Most of the cars run down under are right hand drive but they are also mainly mono leaf rear. If this guy can't help no-one can.

jhon hollomon
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 468
posted August 23, 2003 01:23 AM  
How would I go about getting a hold of him?? I've just never ran a mono leaf before and no one else really runs one so I was just wondering how to make some adjustments. Thanks!!

rocket36
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 209
posted August 23, 2003 10:21 PM  
try rocketchassis.com web site and then check out the dealers page, they may have his email address or phone number.
you could also try ringing your chassis builder.
check out some of the steve smoth autosports books. i'm pretty sure one or two of those have a good tech section on mono leafs.

dirtrace54
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 192
posted September 08, 2003 04:02 PM  
One point to remember, the front part of the spring is primarily for lateral location of the rear end and traction. the rear portion along with the coil overs or the spring action.

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