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Old 03-25-05, 07:36 AM
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Center of Gravity Height

Anyone ever measure your CG height. If so could you post your height and setup.
ie lowered/FB/FC/FD.
I have a stock First gen and wanted an idea of the actual height. Can't find anything by searching here or google.
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Old 03-25-05, 09:19 AM
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i would say a fair estimation is 3" above the wheel centers
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Guessing is useless. Here's how to figure center of gravity height for certain with scales and a jack:

http://www.racerpartswholesale.com/longtech6.htm

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I have measured it for my car. However, the result was not reliable and way too high. I think it calculated to 40" or something. I'm not sure what went wrong. It is not easy to measure. It is kinda scary actually.

I guess about 20". As Damon said this is essentially useless.
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Awesome link! Not something I'll be doing tomorrow, but good info anyway.
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ok thats a good link posted above, yes guessing is useless and wow 40", somebody must have screwed the math or measured incorrectly? Either way we're no further ahead.

I have no access to scales, hopefully someone with an accurate measurement can post what their car was.

Thanks for the replys so far.

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Bringing this one back from the dead, does anyone have a value for the height of the center of mass for the any of the three RX7 models?

I'm specifying my brake setup for a FD.

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