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Author Topic:   Dw7 ----2 link
Jet Hydro
Member
posted August 21, 2002 11:58 PM
Should my slider on the right side be shorter than the left side???


2nd2none
Member
posted August 22, 2002 12:45 AM
yes, for what ever reason?? its the same way on my car.


Jet Hydro
Member
posted August 22, 2002 02:16 AM
Should it be in front or behind the axle housing?

What about the left side? in front or behind?
I`v never had a 2-link, so it`s all new to me!


Chad
Member
posted August 22, 2002 11:16 AM
Consider that the left side will lift, durin body roll, as the car enters the corner which will extend the slider, and on the right side it will compress during roll. So, the left side should be longer than the right. What you should consider is how much the left side will extend, because if your slider is too short it will top out and limit extension and cause you problems. Same goes for the right side, too long and it may compress and bottom out. Measure from ride height and consider you'll get 4" of compression on right side and 3-4" of extension on the left. As for location of the sliders, most run them in front, but if your track goes dry you can move the right behind the axle. This will tighten the car up when you get on the throttle. Run them both in front to start, it should give you a good baseline especially with a new car. Let us know how it goes with this set up and someone will be able to help you fine tune from there.


Jet Hydro
Member
posted August 22, 2002 02:07 PM
Thanks guy`s, that will give me a starting point.
Our track was alway`s a dry slick 1 lane track and I`m sure it`s not changed in the 1&1/2 that I`v been away.


autoshop
Member
posted August 22, 2002 02:24 PM
Put the LR behind, RR infront. run 225 or 250 # spring on LR and a 175# on RR.

I run DW 2 link like this and it works real well. Also run a 14" short panhard bar.

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