Originally Posted by Mb3195
This is true to a point, however when you run tires that have different diameters (ride or sorex for example), the block method becomes redundant as 6 and 5 on the blocks with give a different amount of droop on both tires.
The over ride height method is transferable between tires.
I do use the block method though.
I almost replied with this same thought earlier in the week. I quit because there are so many other variables that change at the same time you change tire diameter:
- roll center
- ride height
- camber gain
For instance, if you put on larger tires, and raised your roll centers accordingly to have the same roll center, and lowered the car to have the same ride height, will having the same relative droop even matter anymore? Especially considering you are probably running different tires with different handling characteristics anyway.
Maybe it does, but it seems like too many variables for me, so I choose block method as well, it's simply easier, and you can adjust car from there based on handling. My $.02.