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  • strat24v's Avatar
    16-10-2019, 17:17
    strat24v replied to a thread Rear Strut Caster? in Stratos Forum
    The bottom pivot of my old uprights wasn't at 90 degrees to the strut mount, saying that, you'd expect them to be a handed pair but mine weren't,...
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • Strat Fan's Avatar
    16-10-2019, 13:38
    Strat Fan replied to a thread Rear Strut Caster? in Stratos Forum
    Agreed, 1 degree of toe in equates to approx. 5mm of forward movement at the upright end.
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • ByrneEngineering's Avatar
    16-10-2019, 11:41
    Good point re toe adjustment moving the upright forward, hadn't really taken that into consideration. Just did a very, very rough sketch (and I've...
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • Strat Fan's Avatar
    16-10-2019, 11:21
    Strat Fan replied to a thread Rear Strut Caster? in Stratos Forum
    The pivot point for the toe would be the inner wishbone bush where it meets the chassis bracket. The trailing link controls the amount of toe and...
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • ChrisCar6's Avatar
    16-10-2019, 09:43
    ChrisCar6 replied to a thread Rear Strut Caster? in Stratos Forum
    I can see that, but is the pivot point for toe-in not the rear of the tie-bar, so the forward movement of the strut on toe-in will be limited?
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • ProtoTipo's Avatar
    16-10-2019, 07:57
    ProtoTipo replied to a thread Rear Strut Caster? in Stratos Forum
    Yes, and the inner end of the 'A' arm can be positioned differently fore and aft in the pick up point, be it a bush or rose joint type. It's not...
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • Strat Fan's Avatar
    16-10-2019, 07:41
    Strat Fan replied to a thread Rear Strut Caster? in Stratos Forum
    Given the way the toe is adjusted on the rear of a Stratos (Lancia, Hawk & Corse "I") then is is fair to assume that with the symmetrical reverse...
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • ProtoTipo's Avatar
    16-10-2019, 07:28
    ProtoTipo replied to a thread Rear Strut Caster? in Stratos Forum
    On Graham Halstead's CAD drawing of his recent Hawk chassis: The centre of the strut top is 22.65mm further forward than the centre of the pick up...
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • ChrisCar6's Avatar
    15-10-2019, 23:32
    ChrisCar6 replied to a thread Rear Strut Caster? in Stratos Forum
    There are no appropriate dimensions on these Lancia diagrams, 'f' & 'g' are the two bits we're interested in.. With my school set square they look...
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • ByrneEngineering's Avatar
    15-10-2019, 22:49
    Thanks for the confirmation chris so assuming the 23" dimension is accurate on your car the strut top is around 25mm further forward than the centre...
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • ByrneEngineering's Avatar
    15-10-2019, 21:20
    Apologies that should have been 585 not 285, it's very early here! Which lines up with the 23" dimension of that drawing I think
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • ChrisCar6's Avatar
    15-10-2019, 21:16
    ChrisCar6 replied to a thread Rear Strut Caster? in Stratos Forum
    i have 560mm from the rear of the bulkhead to the centre of the topmount, and confirm the measurement of 648mm bulkhead to front of rear frame as...
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • ChrisCar6's Avatar
    15-10-2019, 21:06
    ChrisCar6 replied to a thread Rear Strut Caster? in Stratos Forum
    On the diagram above, it looks like rear bulkhead to the center of the bottom arm pickup point should be 432mm? or am I missing something? heads...
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • ByrneEngineering's Avatar
    15-10-2019, 20:29
    Hi Guy Yes chassis is level and wheel appears to be centered in the arch but at the moment i'm not too worried about overall vehicle setup, just the...
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • ChrisCar6's Avatar
    15-10-2019, 18:30
    ChrisCar6 replied to a thread Rear Strut Caster? in Stratos Forum
    I wondered what bit of the chassis to level to when doing my geometry. In the end I used the centre spine. I don't know if this is parallel to the...
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • Guy Mayers's Avatar
    15-10-2019, 18:17
    Is the chassis level? Is the wheel centered in the arch? In 30 years I've never noticed if mine is out of line and I doubt it's an issue. My lower...
    16 replies | 285 view(s)
  • ProtoTipo's Avatar
    15-10-2019, 15:45
    ProtoTipo replied to a thread Targa catch refurb kits in For Sale
    Thanks Neil, 'Will do.
    20 replies | 5183 view(s)
  • Neil63's Avatar
    15-10-2019, 13:25
    Neil63 replied to a thread Targa catch refurb kits in For Sale
    Chris Drop me a pm Iím away at moment but sure I have some springs left. Cheers Neil
    20 replies | 5183 view(s)
  • ProtoTipo's Avatar
    15-10-2019, 07:08
    ProtoTipo started a thread 3.0 GTV Donor in For Sale
    It's rusty!, and open to offers:...
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