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slajmers Door Slammers The Chassis Book – pages – includes quick trouble shooting guide in back. Each time I read it I learn something new. When I get upside down in my 4-link suspension, I pull out this book and go back to basics. It is written so that any high school graduate can understand it but a lot of the material and concepts are college chassiss. If you want to understand how your race suspension really works, I highly recommend this book.
I have read this book over and over and learn something new each time. I have assisted in the construction of full tube chassis prior to this book and learned a good chazsis about what is written in this book. After reading the book, I have a true understanding of why we built things the way we did. There is a ton of information that most drag racers do not know in this book.
After reading Door Slammers, you will find out how ignorant most people cbassis when it comes to chassis setup and how to make a car hook. You’ll see that what you used to do in order to hook, is probably wrong. You will also find out what you should have done.
Door Slammers : Dave Morgan :
This book is a must have for all drag racers. A reader, June 23, Dave Morgan owned some extensive motorsports credentials before joining the drag racing industry.
In college, he started auto-crossing sports cars then began his wheel to wheel racing experience in go-karts, eventually graduating to formula Fords in the mid-seventies. Morgan started his own traveling seminar company, Morgan Motorsports Network.
Aiston Industries introduced Dave to the world of drag racing when he was hired to organize their sales program and start the successful ‘Tech Tour’ that made chassis seminars so popular in the early eighties. After three national seminar tours, Morgan moved to Baltimore to work for ATI Transmissions where he complimented his chassis tuning experience with knowledge about torque and its relationship to suspension work.
The desire to return to the chassis industry was rekindled when he was offered a position at Zeeker Performance in Hicksville, Ohio.
As the General Manager there, Morgan sponsored drag racings first ever. These days, Morgan makes his living as a free-lance writer and lives on his horse ranch in West Virginia where the states central location makes it easy for him to reach east coast and mid-west race tracks. Lessons in weight and mass 2 Corner Weights.
Begin your shopwork 4 Chrome Moly versus Mild Steel. Know what you are working on 5 Ballast Tricks. Savvy racers know how to use their race mass 6 Checking for chassis straightness. Make it square 7 Elementary Hot Rodding.
Low cost spring tips 8 Stock Coil Springs. Don’t cut them, bake them 9 Coil Over Basics. Set ride height and store energy 10 Rubber Bumpers. This simple spring has its secrets 11 Ride Height. This is your chassis standard 12 Bumpsteer.
Door Slammers : The Chassis Book
Learn how to eliminate toe steer 13 Rear Suspension Pre-load. Know when to use it 14 Ladder Bars.
Know how to set-up ladder bars 15 Baseline Instant Centers. Know where to start 16 Four Links. How to pack a chute 18 How to Determine Line Pressure. Learn how to adjust your shocks 2 Chasxis Trouble-shooting Chart. The shocks relationship to roll rotation 4 Tire Talk. What are your tires saying? Shocks can tell you what your car wants 6 Trouble-shooting Chart.
Find your way in problem solving DVD: Chassis Inspection – one booi Dave’s seminars Burnout How to keep your tires happy – very important Are you hitting the tires too hard? How to know What we can learn from the early days of drag racing Are you creating too much torque Sidewall stiffness What happens after initial hit is very important Chassis stiffness How to tune for bumpy tracks How to balance pitch rotation and torque Watching for yaw rotation of starting line How a crew member should watch the car leave Is your car over-sprung?
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