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Old 09-29-2010, 09:33 PM
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the engineer in me says that your system as drawn will bind as the springs load and unload. typically the front of the spring is pinned and the back of the spring has a shackle to make up for the length changes of the spring as it loads and unloads. with your 3rd link going to the back it will actually cause rotation and binding. if you change the link to go forward and lengthen it a bit it will triangulate the punkin with the pinned end of your spring and possibly eliminate your rotation.
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