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Stiffer ride spring rates will have a secondary effect to reduce body roll. The effect will be smaller compared to a similarly stiffer anti-roll bar.

To reinforce the chassis in front, I would focus on a strut brace that was very strong in compression such as the RSR design which has the brakets on the strut towers but does not constrict the top strut mount's crucial freedom of rotation.

The 935 style is the best way to go, where it triangulates both strut towers to more sheet metal with the "X" tubes and the strut brace tube on top.

Beyond that, tie in the roll cage to the suspension mounts.

The rear needs a roll cage tied into the damper mounts with triangulated tubes.

This assumes racing level stresses.

The best way to get a car to roll less, turn quicker, braker faster, and accelerate quicker is to lighten it. Spend your money there, get some good tires and an alignment, and then practice.
1971 chassis, 2.7RS spec MFI engine, suspension mods, lightened

Suspension by Rebel Racing, Serviced by TLG Auto, Brakes by PMB Performance
Old 08-28-2008, 05:08 PM
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