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Old 02-10-08, 07:30 PM
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Well worth the repost
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The technology in that car deserves more mention!

For example they use Blade style swaybars with twist arms! They are able to adjust them from inside the car. Porsche Cup cars run a similar setup and the Re Amemiya RX-7 JGTC 300 class car does too.

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Or the dynamics shocks!!!


High-Speed Compression Adjuster(65 clicks of adjustment – 3+ in/sec dyno curve range)
The High-Speed compression(HSC) adjuster consists of a spring loaded poppet valve using quick responding, low inertia titanium coil springs. The use of the titanium material provides a large range of adjustment for any main damper piston choice with a short free length spring, which in turn reduces the adjuster size. Dupont Vespel spring guides help eliminate friction and improve response as well. The poppet valve is Titanium as well with Titanium Nitride coating for good wear resistance and friction properties. The High-Speed Compres-sion adjuster is easily distinguished on the reservoir body by its gold color and bondus wrench access. The adjuster increases damping when turned clockwise.

Low-Speed Compression Adjuster(35 clicks of adjustment – 0 to 2 in/sec dyno curve range)

The Low-Speed Compression(LSC) adjuster consists of a tapered needle/seat arrangement. It is a simple bleed bypass past the high-speed compression adjuster to offer an extensive range of manipulation of the low-speed area or “nose” region of the compression dyno curve. The adjuster maintains its independence from the high-speed adjuster well as minimal “crossover” exists when making adjust-ments. The Low-Speed Compression adjuster is easily distinguished on the reservoir body by its silver color and knurled texture for easy manipulation with the fingers. The adjuster increases damping when when turned clockwise.

High-Speed Rebound Adjuster(15 clicks of adjustment – 3+ in/sec dyno curve range)
The High-Speed Rebound(HSR) adjuster consists of a preload-able cage arrangement that engages the base shim of the rebound stack to prevent the amount at which it opens when fluid flows through the main damper piston. This can be tuned with different shims to achieve any number of curve shapes or any amount of range. The 15 steps of adjustment are very linear and have a positive detent feel. The High-Speed Rebound adjuster is easily distinguished by its gold color (used to designate both “high-speed” adjusters), radial adjust-ment pin holes, and its position on the end of the shaft. It also is distinguished with larger Ø.094 pin holes. Again, rebound damping is increased by turning the adjuster clockwise.

Low-Speed Rebound Adjuster(55 clicks of adjustment – 0-2 in/sec dyno curve range)
The Low-Speed Rebound (LSR) adjuster consists of a needle/seat arrangement similar to the low-speed compression adjuster to allow flow to bypass the main piston. The LSR also manipulates the low-speed “nose” profile of the rebound curve. The Low-Speed Rebound adjuster is distinguished by its silver color and smaller Ø.062 radial holes and is found adjacent to the high-speed rebound ****. Low-speed rebound damping, as with the other adjusters, is increased by turning the adjuster clockwise.
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Hey kwerks, come on up to Lime Rock or the Glen to see the car in person.
Grand AM is very fan friendly,you can walk the pits right up to the cars and checkem' out.I was lucky enough to be at Daytona this year to see them win.
We were on pit road right after the race and victory lane,lot's of fun.

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Originally Posted by jimmacsrx7 View Post
Hey kwerks, come on up to Lime Rock or the Glen to see the car in person.
Grand AM is very fan friendly,you can walk the pits right up to the cars and checkem' out.I was lucky enough to be at Daytona this year to see them win.
We were on pit road right after the race and victory lane,lot's of fun.

Jim

I will be at LimeRock! With the Mazda Corral!!!

http://nyrotary.com/Pages/Mazda_Corr...eRock_2008.htm
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