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rickyb
2009.02.02, 09:46 AM
COULD SOMEONE EXPLAIN TO ME HOW THE FRONT END WITH THE "TORSION BAR" WORKS? WHAT DO THE DIFERNT H PLATES DO IN THE FRONT END. I UNDERSTAND THAT A SOFTER PLATE ALLOWS MORE FLEX. SO SAY YOU GO INTO A LEFT HAND CORNER, WITH THE "BAR" IN THERE AS THE CAR ROLLS OVER TO THE LEFT SIDE THIS BAR WILL THEN TRANSFER SOME FORCE ON THE RIGHT SPRING AS WELL THEREFORE COMPRESSING THAT SPRING ALSO. AM I RIGHT SO FAR? THIS WOULD THEN ALLOW THE FRONT END OF THE CAR TO DROP IN THE CORNERS, LOWERING THE CENTER OF GRAVITY? MAYBE????:confused:

ProfoxCG
2009.02.02, 03:55 PM
The S-bar, yes will compress the interior spring a bit this will allow the specific end of the mini-z to stay relatively flat (or with minimal body roll) enhancing traction on that specific end.

However there is something I am missing, I belive that a S-bar in the front of the mini-z for example, will stiffen the suspension up-front and yield more traction of the rear.. right? someone help me,

I have had great success in reducing traction roll in my Ma01 by using the ATM S-bar kit.

rickyb
2009.02.02, 07:08 PM
so what would a stiffer or softer h plate do to the front end?
i would think that stiffer would cause the the "inside spring" to compress more along with the "outside spring" causing the front of the cars c.o.g. to be lower, then resulting in less chassis roll, which would mean then; more traction to the front end with less traction roll? :eek: