Thread: Shacle Reversal
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Old 01-05-2009, 02:31 PM
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Originally Posted by guishe
It seems that this answers the question of the 30 degrees forward/backwards? ... the shackle is set in the position I mention without weight, whit springs extended; and then with the weight as the springs get a bit compressed. the shackle goes backwards, as you said...
yes... that's what they are doing in the first article that was posted. with no weight the shackle is forward, but with weight it will move back.

look how the toyota guys do it... shackle backwards. if your shackle is forwards it puts a lot more force on the shackle and its mounting point as the spring extends in length. its working against itself.

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