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Old 11-13-2008, 08:45 AM   #1
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Hi Guys,

What is the biggest influence on the car's handling, after tires?

Toe? Camber? Shock positions? Ackerman settings?

Thanks!!!!
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Old 11-13-2008, 09:08 AM   #2
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shock oil/piston/spring and diff oils

then rear link setting and shock positions ---> ackermann and antisquat

toe in, camber, bumpsteer least of all
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Hi Guys,

What is the biggest influence on the car's handling, after tires?

Toe? Camber? Shock positions? Ackerman settings?

Thanks!!!!
I think after the tires it's the Camber and toe. When I need to get more steering or less steering those are the first things I change. That's because it's easy and quick.
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I think after the tires it's the Camber and toe. When I need to get more steering or less steering those are the first things I change. That's because it's easy and quick.
Roll center makes a HUGE difference too.
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Old 11-13-2008, 11:04 AM   #6
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i think tires then ride hight then shock setup
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i think the driver has a lot to do with it... the most important thing is to find something that works for you. what works for you may not work for everyone else
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Old 11-13-2008, 01:49 PM   #9
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lets put it this way. If you have negative 6 degrees on one side of the car and negative 1 on the other you will not notice a difference. If your diffs, or a shock is empty you will
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After tires, I would have to say springs and shocks, but it all works together.

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you really need to have some time behind the wheel, you need to know how to drive and how your car feels before you really start to notice the differences your adjustments will make.

make adjustments one at a time- run your car until you get in the groove that day and then make your change so you can notice the difference, dont adjust something the night before

im no expert but big things i have noticed are shock adjustments and front and rear toe in/out make huge differences with steering
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After tires ,diffs ,shocks ,toe ,camber ,roll center in rear ,antisquat ,akerman ,front roll center. From most to least noticable difference.

Front toe ,camber ,rear toe ,rear link ,shocks ,diffs from easy/quickest to most pain/time consuming.
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Roll center makes a HUGE difference too.
Well I dn't really mess with that, becuse i can't tell the difference in track performance for different arm psitions on the shock tower

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Nah, I like to keep the dogbones in the rear and front lower suspension arm level. I know ride height plays a major role in on-road, but I don't think it's really that much of a big deal in offroad, especially bottoming out is something we all try to avoid.
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I think ride height and the amount of preload has the most effect, along with roll centre's then probably the springs and oils in shocks.

They are the only 3 i muck with, allong with diff oil, but i run allot different to everyone else ive found
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move the rear hubs dose a lot
and so dose caster
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