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Author Topic:   SWINGARM/3 LINK
99EMBREY
Member
posted November 13, 2002 05:09 PM
The birdcages would have to be locked to the housing or the housing will just slip in the birdcages.


jklostermann
Member
posted November 19, 2002 09:49 PM
We run a setup similar to that only the birdcages are locked. basically a 3-link swingarm. car works great on tacky, dry slick, and real rough tracks. really anywhere you unload the car its going be pretty good. the only thing about this setup that is a downfall is, the car seems to be very sensative to adjustments. other then that its a heck of a good setup and really i'm surprised i don't see more cars like it. OOOPS I just let the cat out of the bag. i bet i see a few more next year. HAHAHA


zeroracing
Member
posted November 19, 2002 10:46 PM
I agree jklostermann, This is a asome setup been using it for a few years.


CNC DOC
Member
posted November 21, 2002 05:32 PM
I am runnig lf 650 rf 750 lr 250 rr 175.
30 pounds lr bite, using a "j" with about 8" of rake in it. 57 percent rear 51.5 left side percent, and about 49 percent cross.


Azrace
Member
posted November 22, 2002 12:00 PM
What is the best wat to lock out the birdcage and when you move the spring to the rear did you change your springs from a differt rate


MOD178
Member
posted November 23, 2002 08:43 AM
AZRACE, I am running the left control arm in the top hole and the right one in the 2nd hole. I use a dirt works rubber pull rod. (the monty bar). Put the soft rubber in for a dry slick track and use the medium rubber for the heavy fast track. This pull bar is mounted left of the drive shaft down by the drive shaft loop. about 36 inches long. The setup I mentioned above worked very well on heavy fast tracks. I have been running this set up for awile. The futher i got in to this year we really got the car working very well. Adding rear percent makes the car probbaly as fast as the front runners on dry slick, but i think a little more tweeking,it will be the leader. (hopefully!!!!). This is a Sardeson car with a metric fornt stub, nova lower control arms.


Azrace
Member
posted November 25, 2002 08:43 AM
Azrace, we are running 3 hole brackets