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Old 02-09-2010, 08:14 PM   #118
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Originally Posted by antonch View Post
I don't see any numbers crunched. I would certainly hope that someone took the time to calculate the required stroke for the car.
That's a somewhat deceptive statement. Required for what? No matter how much travel you have, you'll always be able to go faster (requires more movement for a given bump) or find a bigger bump. In a very real sense, you can never have enough travel. You can, perhaps, design around the 80th percentile bump and speed, which is where a lot of goal come from. There's also inherent limits on stroke created by the overall suspension geometry of the car.
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