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Author Topic:   caster/camber gain or loss
Randy 37
Member
posted August 21, 2002 08:19 AM
high bank 1/4 mile, 3000lb metric chassis, front end can be reworked. in a perfect world what would be the values you would like to see as far as caster/camber gain or loss for the right and left


snowman
Member
posted August 23, 2002 01:56 AM
Hello Randy, Welcome to the Forum. There is no one optimum setting, it varies with track banking,roll centers,springs, weight, etc......

In general, for camber gain, you need 1 1/4 to 1 3/4 neg gain on RF ...... 1/2 to 3/4 pos gain on LF....... For a high bank, use the lower number......for a flatter track go with the high number......This will get you in the ballpark...

Keep the caster gain to a minimum.....there are those who like large caster gain and splits.....because of the wedge properties.....but if you can get your camber gain correct it's just not needed.......

Good Luck,

Snowman

Randy 37
Member
posted August 23, 2002 08:44 AM
Thanks snowman! I was hoping to here from you or Jeff. Have a good one!


SLEEPY GOMEZ
Member
posted August 23, 2002 10:27 PM
Apologize for interrupting here guys. I would like to talk to SNOWMAN. I can't read what I wrote when I wrote down your number. Anytime before 11 pm cst. 214-275-8044 SLEEPY


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