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Suspension Dynamics Pt. 1: Springs, Dampers, and "Jounce???"

Posted 02-09-2010 at 06:50 PM by color0
So, recently there was a question posted on the forums regarding the function of springs and dampers: why do we need them, what do they do, how do we use them? I thought that this might be a good time to cover some basic theory behind car suspension dynamics, and hopefully answer these three questions using as basic language as possible.

Basic suspension tuning theory dictates that to maximize tire traction, therefore cornering speed, the fluctuations of load on the tire must be minimized....
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