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Old 02-09-2010, 09:09 PM   #121
antonch
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Originally Posted by antonch View Post
Cars w/ lower motion ratios will require significantly LESS stroke.
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Originally Posted by williaty View Post

No.

Or, again, at least not that simple. Because of the change in motion ratio, you need less travel in the damper. However, you still need the same travel at the wheel. So you're not coming up with less suspension travel overall.
That is no my exact point. It's pretty simple actually. With motion ratio <1 the wheel has much more displacement than the shock does. Lower motion ratios require a damper with less stroke.
We don't have to agree on everything, and I am not here to argue but I wanted to clear that up.
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