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 Post subject: Suspension ??????
 Post Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 3:38 pm 
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Well I went to a T&T yesterday and got really involved with trying to get some of the tuning done and did make progress ;-) ...But need some input on the suspension...Still can't get the compression below the neutral line for some reason..It does look alot better from last year so I think it's heading in the right direction..Does not lift the front or never hit the wheelie bars...
This setting is....IC is 50.7 height of 6.3 anti Squat 81.6%
Shock setting is 5 on Comp and 3 Ext......
This Run was the best out of 4 total and had a short time of 1.22

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I'm clueless , but how did you do on your testing?

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It went good Steve and learned a lot and had Ken on the phone a few times =; ..The air was not as good as what my weather station was telling me and it may be time to get a new unit....I also need some time to get "Tuner" on the phone for more tuning....

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That's good to hear. I'm sure you guys will get it figured out. =; At least it's still in one piece and nothing broke. \:D/ \:D/ \:D/

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Hey barry how did the super sucker work out for you.

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 Post subject: Re: Suspension ??????
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krazy55ken wrote:
Hey barry how did the super sucker work out for you.

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I had no time to try it Ken =P~

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Did you try below 5 clicks on the compression?

What's the angle of the bottom bar with the driver on board?


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Scott Smith wrote:
Did you try below 5 clicks on the compression?

What's the angle of the bottom bar with the driver on board?



No I didn't try any adjustments on the shocks at all as I was totally consumed with trying to get the carb and AFR right...I had Ken on the phone quiet a few times and now need to talk to Tuner =; ... The bottom bar is 2* down..

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Move it to 4° down.
3 would be better if you can get that.


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Oh and Barry if you want a better understanding of what's happening put a jack under the rear crosmember and raise the chassis to where the shock sensor matches the reading on your logger and then check the bottom bar angle.


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 Post Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:58 pm 
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Will do Scott.....Should I try to keep the IC the same length and height??

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Barry,
Keep the IC length in the ballpark. If it ends up 4" or so longer that's fine.
But tell me this: If you change the angle of the bottom bar how would the IC height stay the same? #-o


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Scott Smith wrote:
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Keep the IC length in the ballpark. If it ends up 4" or so longer that's fine.
But tell me this: If you change the angle of the bottom bar how would the IC height stay the same? #-o



Yea :-s ..........I see what you mean #-o
Im at 50.7 and 6.3 with 2*.......
so how does 48.5 and 5.1 sound and that's going to give me 3* on the lower bar...

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 Post subject: Re: Suspension ??????
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Trying to make you think. :-$

48 is too short. I rather see you in the mid 50's or even upper 50's. But your bottom bar looks good.


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 Post subject: Re: Suspension ??????
 Post Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2009 4:05 am 
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Hello all; Am I reading your screen shot correctly? it looks like the suspension movement is the black line in the 4th box down the page. And is it configured so that above the line is actually compression of the suspension? What you want to do is achieve a situation where the suspension is not compressing but separating, is that what your trying to do?


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