Yahoo Gmail Google Facebook Delicious Twitter Reddit Stumpleupon Myspace Digg

Search queries

mopar big block ignition timing, honda nighthawk no power good battery, système métrique ou SAE Dodge Caravan, Yamaha 490 HOW TO START, d16a2 engine, d16a2 engine specs, does krown damage rubber, krown damage rubber, dr 350 cdi, 5.7 Vortec running rich



#1: Damper systems in GP4 (Don't work?)

Posted on 2006-07-23 22:10:03 by Anand Nene

Started off with following assumptions for the damper settings:

Increasing damper stiffness
- Better traction
- Poor response over the bumps

Softening damper stiffness
- Better front end grip

Assumption: Softer the better;

Increasing damper stiffness
- Reduced traction
- Very good high speed corner stability

Softening damper stiffness
- Better traction
- Very poor high speed corner stability

Assumption: Harder the better; (Ofcourse varies with circuit)

For bumpy surface, I selected Silverstone
For high speed cornering, I chose Spa

Test1 (Silverstone)
Min Front dampers
High to Max Rear dampers

Expected: Ideal or nearly perfect driving setup for Silverstone
Actual: As Expected

Test2 (Silverstone)
Max Front dampers
Min Rear dampers

Expected: Better turn in, but unstable over bumps.
Actual: Nope, car feels absolutely the same as Test 1

Test3 (Spa)
Min Front dampers
Min Rear dampers

Expected: Difficulty at high speed cornering
Actual: Nope, car feels absolutely OK!

I am not sure about Test 3 though as I setup more rear wing
to cut out the oversteer; Maybe that took care of the damper

Or maybe the car physics are not so sensitive to dampers?

Anyone able to simulate this? Geoff Crammond around this space? :)


"Your lungs hit the back of your rib-cage... a double left-hander
wrenching your neck off."

Report this message