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4 link tuning explained

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4 link tuning explained
March 03, 2015 02:53AM
To me, this stuff seemed like witchcraft until this site and its fantastic drawings laid it out.
I figured it may be of some use here.

4 link tuning



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Re: 4 link tuning explained
March 03, 2015 04:21PM
This one has a bit more explanation and pros/cons of different setups (and the drawings are cooler too!)
http://www.raceglides.com.au/files/fourlink-ladderbar-tips.pdf
If you want to look into crazy 4-link suspension, find some reading on IMCA modified circle track cars. The rear diff swings forward on one side to help turn the car. They also run crazy jacking geometries. I'm not sure how much of it would be applicable to crashing through the woods.



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Re: 4 link tuning explained
March 03, 2015 04:43PM
http://houstonperformancetrucks.com/showthread.php?11223-AFCO-Designing-and-tuning-the-4-Link-Rear-Suspensions

Good info moar piccies which is always gooder-er.

But it has been posted here for years
http://www.rallyanarchy.com/phorum/read.php?5,12840

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Re: 4 link tuning explained
March 04, 2015 09:13AM
But not the easiest to find. I'm sure had I tried hard enough I would have found it, But it's the sort of thing I didn't know I was looking for till I saw what I linked.

Thanks for the links. I can see that the 4 links are popular, but It's nice to gain an understanding why.



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Re: 4 link tuning explained
March 07, 2015 02:13PM
four links to 4-link information?

this is a sign!



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