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Modiified Suspension Combinations for Handling and/ or drag racing

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70Challengerrestomod:
Thanks!    :cheers:    Great idea for a thread.

HP2:
Entry/Update Date:  August 6, 2012

Model: Challenger

Year: 1974

Total Weight: w/ wo  driver? : 3470

4 corner weights if possible:  LF              RF

                                               LR              RR

Application: toy

Engine Package briefly: 360, stock stroke, lots compression

Estimate HP: FW or RWHP 400-425 FW

Trans: 833 4 spd

Speed: don't know yet

Gears: stock four speed

Rear end  Ratio: 3:55

Rear end Type: Sure Grip,  8 3/4?



Front Tire Size Brand Model: 26x10x15 MT SR

Front Rim width: 8"

Rear tire Size Brand Model: 26x12x15 MT SR

Rear Rim Width: 10"

FRONT SUSPENSION

Aftermarket Front End brand: n/a

Coil Rate: n/a

Front Shocks:  Alston Varishocks single adjustable

spindle type? , stock/aftermaket? : stock FJM body

aftermarket front hubs? : n/a

Front Sway bar Dia: 1.125 solid

Torsion bar diameter: 1.22 solid

Bump steer measurements: none available yet
REAR SUSPENSION

Aftermarket rear suspension brand: n/a

Coil rate: n/a

Shocks: Alston Varishock single adjustable

Rear Leaf Suspension brand/ Rate: Mopar oval track 120# claimed, 180# observed

Rear Sway bar Dia: .95" under axle unit

Front Brakes: stock

Rotor Dia Width:  11.75x1

Caliper-Pistons: stock single pot

Brake pad brand: Raybestos metallic

Cooling Ducts:  yes

Rear Brakes : stock drums with cooling ducts

Drum Size Dia Width: 10x2.5

Rotor Dia:

Rotor width:

Brake pad/shoe brand: Raybestos

[b} Caliper- Pistons :


Master cylinder brand/aplication: MP aluminum bias design 60/40 split

Master cylinder diameter:

Stock pedals y/n : yes

Power brakes y/n : n/a
 no type ? hydroboost, stock?:

Manual brakes: yes


Chassis

Subframe Connectors: yes, diagonal X style

Torque Boxes: yes

Roll bar, Roll Cage: no

Aftermarket stiffeners: n/a

Comments:



1. Best above improvement:

2. Least effective above improvement

3.Future upgrades?

4. Above car handles IMO on a 1-10 ( 10 best Viper, 1 stock):


Have to get back to you on these, its still sitting in the garage at the moment.

Chryco Psycho:
Entry/Update Date:

Model:Charger

Year:71

Total Weight: w/ wo  driver? :without 3550

4 corner weights if possible:  LF              RF

                                               LR              RR

Application: (Show, Daily Driver,  Autocross, road cource, Dedicated Race car, Drag ? )
Engine Package briefly:440 ,ported heads 906 , headers , 3" TTI X pipe , 9.8:1 comp M1 single plane intake 850 carb approx 500 gross HP

Estimate HP: FW or RWHP

Trans:A833 OD

Speed:Unlimited LOL..... theoretical top speed is 270 MPH , we all know you need double the HP to get there past approx 220 MPH

Gears:1st 3.09 , 2nd Huh, 3 rd 1:1 , 4 th .71

Rear end  Ratio:2.76

Rear end Type: Sure Grip, Detroit, Spool, Open , Dana 60, 8 3/4?

Open

Front Tire Size Brand Model: Challenger 235 60 15 S rated

Front Rim width:7 "

Rear tire Size Brand Model: Junk BFG 275 60 15 H rated

Rear Rim Width:7 "

FRONT SUSPENSION

Aftermarket Front End brand: Stock with poly bushings

Coil Rate:

Front Shocks: Gas

spindle type? , stock/aftermaket? :Stock

aftermarket front hubs? :

Front Sway bar Dia: Stock HD

Torsion bar diameter: .92

Bump steer measurements:

REAR SUSPENSION

Aftermarket rear suspension brand:

Coil rate:

Shocks:Gas

Rear Leaf Suspension brand/ Rate: Stock

Shocks:

Rear Sway bar Dia: 3/4" Challenger frame hung

Front Brakes:11 3/4" Cordoba disc

Rotor Dia Width:

Caliper-Pistons: Pin type single piston

Brake pad brand:Raybestos ceramic

Cooling Ducts:no

Rear Brakes :10" drum

Drum Size Dia Width:

Rotor Dia:

Rotor width:

Brake pad/shoe brand:Raybestos semi metallic

[b} Caliper- Pistons :


Master cylinder brand/application: 75 Dart manual disc

Master cylinder diameter:15/16

Stock pedals y/n :yes

Power brakes y/n :
 type ? hydroboost, stock?:

Manual brakes:yes


Chassis

Subframe Connectors: 1 x2" .125 wall  tubular

Torque Boxes:Yes

Roll bar, Roll Cage:planned but not installed

Aftermarket stiffeners:

Comments:



1. Best above improvement: subframes

2. Least effective above improvement. Brkaes , useless

3. Future upgrades? Car is for sale , compelete with JFZ brake calipers

4. Above car handles IMO on a 1-10 ( 10 best Viper, 1 stock): 3  car simply will not turn , it is far easier to use the power steering of the rear tires than actually get the car to turn at all , it does stay flat in the corners , great drift car !!!

jvike:
Entry/Update Date: 26 September 2012

Model: Plymouth Barracuda

Year: 1970

Total Weight: w/ wo  driver? : Without, 3461 lbs

4 corner weights if possible:  LF 950           RF 943

                                               LR 811             RR 757

Application: (Show, Daily Driver,  Autocross, road cource, Dedicated Race car, Drag ? ) Mostly street, occational roadrace trackday.

Engine Package briefly: 1972 340, Low comp, small valves. RPM-AirGap, Holley 650DP

Estimate HP: FW or RWHP  214 RWHP on Dynolicious app

Trans: TCI Streetfighter 727 Torqueflight

Speed: 3 speed

Gears:  Standard 727

Rear end  Ratio: 3.23:1

Rear end Type: 8-3/4 Sure Grip, 742 house



Front Tire Size Brand Model: 275/35-18 Toyo Proxis R888

Front Rim width: 9.5"

Rear tire Size Brand Model:  335/30-18 Toyo Proxis R888 (Stock wheelwells!)

Rear Rim Width: 12"

FRONT SUSPENSION

Aftermarket Front End brand: XV Motorsports Level II

Coil Rate: 350 lb/in

Front Shocks: XV Motorsports Monotube

spindle type? , stock/aftermaket? : Corvette C6

aftermarket front hubs? : Corvette C6 Mopar bolt pattern

Front Sway bar Dia:1-1/4"


REAR SUSPENSION

Aftermarket rear suspension brand: XV Motorsports Level II 3-Link

Coil rate: 225 lb/in

Shocks: XV Motorsports Monotube

Rear Sway bar Dia: 1"

Front Brakes:  XV Motorsports/Stop Tech

Rotor Dia Width: 14", 1.25"

Caliper-Pistons: 6 Piston

Brake pad brand: Hawk

Cooling Ducts: No

Rear Brakes : XV Motorsports/Stop Tech

Rotor Dia: 13"

Rotor width: 1.25"

Brake pad brand: Hawk

Caliper- Pistons : 2 Piston


Master cylinder brand/aplication: Mopar

Master cylinder diameter:

Stock pedals y/n : Yes

Power brakes y/n : Yes
 type ? hydroboost, stock?: Hydraboost


Chassis

Subframe Connectors: XV Motorsports

Torque Boxes: No

Roll bar, Roll Cage: No

Aftermarket stiffeners: XV Motorports Chassis stiffening kit

Comments:



1. Best above improvement: Stiffening kit, the fundation for any suspension

2. Least effective above improvement: Parking brake

3.Future upgrades?  More power, Manuel trans, better seats

4. Above car handles IMO on a 1-10 ( 10 best Viper, 1 stock): 9, tuning and proper seats will get it there



brads70:
Nice front to rear balance!  :wow: :clapping: :2thumbs:

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