Originally posted by AtheenaProjects
One of the basic rules is that a lower CG will generate more cornering grip. Transfering more grip to the outside wheel will not give more cornering grip. A higher CG will give more traction when accelerating in a stright line like in dragracing.
there is nothing basic when you talk about center of gravity,roll center,or ride height.
its just got to be a just write.not to much grip but enough and the same with stability.
i think you are confused about grip and stabillity.
stabillity is when cornering how flat the car is.
you can have a flat car going into and through a corner but it may have no grip.vice versa you may have a car the grip rolls but it has no stabillity.
so you got to have a balance bt stabillity and grip.
on ashphelt you normally go towards producing more gip ie softer springs lower roll center etc but on carpet youd want more stabillity then grip so youd stiffen springs and go for a higher roll center.
also remember car width makes a difference.
a wider car would have more stabillity but may lose grip.
a less wider car will have the opposite,more grip but less stabillity.
hope this clears things up better.