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Originally Posted by 3rd_gear_Ted View Post
Originally Posted by winders View Post
But who looks only at that? Someone in academia since people in the real world worry about how the entire system is affected.[/QUOTE]

System in action:
Here is what T-bars get you; driving around corners on 2 wheels.

In theory, if coil overs were in use, those wheels in the air would be on the ground due to the higher response rate of the coil overs, correct?
I take it that by "response rate" you mean spring rate?

The wheels in the air would still be in the air, but not so high, if you simply increased the spring rate.

The wheels might be on the ground if you had a super progressive rate, but they wouldn't have any real weight on them besides their own, so they wouldn't really be doing to any good. If you didn't have tender springs then they could droop all the way out with an effective spring rate of 0 but again they wouldn't do you any good.

The reason the wheels are in the air is because of weight transfer. To get them on the ground you need to lower the cg and/or increase track/wheelbase.
1971 chassis, 2.7RS spec MFI engine, suspension mods, lightened

Suspension by Rebel Racing, Serviced by TLG Auto, Brakes by PMB Performance
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