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Author Topic:   z-link - z-link question
posted March 09, 2004 07:11 AM
Running a metric car with nova lowers and pinto spindles on a 3/8 mile high banked track that goes slick at feature time we have
LF-850 Left side-53.5%
RF-950 Cross-51%
LR-300 Rear-60%
RR-250 Left rear bite-117#
Total weight-2627 with driver

LF-75 Left rear swingarm-15 uphill
RF-76 Left back bar-15 uphill
LR-94 Right rear swingarm-7 uphill
RR-94 Right back bar-10 uphill

Shorty bar left side in front of rear second hole from bottom of pinion 3" of rake.

Just wanting opinions on if this sounds like a pretty good starting point never run swingarms always 2-link thought we would try something new this year. thanks

Chad Van Houtan

posted March 09, 2004 10:14 AM
Dustejr73 we are running the small metric drag link, pitman arm,and idler arm.

Dman we are running the shorty panhard bar with three inches of rake in it. No its not a GRT. Thanks

Chad Van Houtan

posted March 09, 2004 09:48 PM
the faster swingarm cars run a 300 pound spring on the lr...

posted March 10, 2004 07:01 AM
hi , we ran a zink in my car last year and we had a 225 and 175. but my swingarms were short one, when i went to longer swingarms , like the ones from day motorsports, we had to go up in spring rates, we tried the 300 and the 250 and it seemed to work good, hope it helps

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