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Old 06-19-2000, 04:51 AM   #3
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17 OK Sport
00 S2000


Having life is always better than not having a car.

Not knowing this ramp as I'm from the other side of the country, I'm curious on how a setup like yours can lose 40mph.

What kind of tires were you running?

Was it a wet road?

I'm starting to see in a few auto-xes with the subies that by eliminating the body roll with springs/struts, because of the semi-lightness of these cars, you're not transfering weight properly to the outside tires on a turn.

Also, it seems as if the stiffer suspension is eliminating the Passive Rear Wheel Steering by being too stif and not allowing the left/right rear to "turn".

I have a 20mm on stock suspension and I can keep up with the fastest of the cars. (except some wickedly fast SCCA SS Cars). The Cars with the stiffer/tweaked suspension are not as lucky.

And I'm also starting to see a trend on more of the guys with a tweaked suspension losing it more so than the guys without.



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