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FASTLAP
Member
posted March 29, 2004 05:21 AM
Just wondering wat to keep in mind as far as z link rr/ spring on top adjustments do. First night coming up, never ran this set up before. Rear bar 3" longer than front, bars level. Increase angle do anything for rearsteer/ axle thrust??? Any help greatly appreciated!


FASTLAP
Member
posted March 30, 2004 05:01 AM
ok, i'll check the archives........just wondering if there was anything that sounded wrong with this deal. thanks


NJantz
Member
posted March 30, 2004 07:15 AM
ok, I'll get off my lazy **** and type something. Yes increasing the bar angle will produce more rearsteer. But not like it does on the typical 4 link. The travel path for most z-link designs is a fairly vertical path as far as wheel movement goes meaning you don't get a lot of change in wheelbase. Thats why these things work so good on rough tracks. You might want to put a little angle on the front bar.


FASTLAP
Member
posted March 31, 2004 04:51 AM
Thanks, NJantz. I know you all have prolly answered these questions hundreds of times. but its well appreciated from us newer fellas! So what you're sayin is put a little angle in the front bar, and ok to leave rear bar level?


NJantz
Member
posted March 31, 2004 06:39 AM
The more angle you put in the bars the more rollsteer you'll generate due to the geometry of the linkage. It doesn't matter if its the front bar or the rear.

I'd definitely move my front bar up a hole so its not level.

FASTLAP
Member
posted April 01, 2004 05:55 AM
I'll give it a shot in a couple more days. Thanks again


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