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Old 06-07-2005, 02:42 AM
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Originally Posted by theHIGHLANDER
While I don't totally agree with Billy about his numbers....
How much do we differ at 1.5 g's acceleration?

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You can't launch 750lbs of sled and rider skis up from zero to 100mph in 500ft on 80HP.
Yeah, I agree. Even assuming constant acceleration, that would take a minimum of 134 horses.

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Originally Posted by theHIGHLANDER
I still stand by my way of initiating pre-load. The bars are the levers doing the work. The shocks and springs do support and damping. IMO shocks and springs should always strive to be equal.
Like I said, you can do it one way or the other. (Actually, I suppose you could do a bit of both, but that's really complicating the issue.) I just prefer the springs because they're less "touchy" than the ladder bar adjustments. And, don't forget the roundy-round boys preload with the springs all the time. No reason it can't be done in a straight line.
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