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Author Topic:   How high is your motor
mechnic19
Member
posted June 27, 2003 10:59 PM
If you measure from the bottom of your frame
rail to the bottom of your midplate . what are you running ? I got 6 1/2" top dog has his at 11" running gran torino stub 4 bar car. seems to push. sould i raise it to raise roll center of car in front?


rocket36
Member
posted June 27, 2003 11:37 PM
if you raise the engine you won't be raising the roll centre, you will raise centre of gravity height. roll centre is located by front suspension geometry.


HRT187
Member
posted June 28, 2003 09:55 AM
Sure you got the front end square?

Are you using stock bushings on the golfclubs?

MOD75D
Member
posted June 28, 2003 11:05 PM
with the car on the scales straight egde acoss scales . I got 14 1/2" . will raising it loosen front end . or do start thinking about another area . 2nd year still trying to make it faster, and the loose nut behind the wheel. 1/2 way through season not having a satifiying night yet. I'm not that greedy really. It has new stock bushings.on lower control arms. have to slow down to avoid push. thinking maybe car needs to roll more to delay how nose pushes. any help is greatly appreciated


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