Chassis 101

CHASSIS 1010-THROTTLE PEDAL TRAVEL

One of the most important part of your race car is the shocks that are on it. Without them you’d just bounce your ass off and have no hook up. But shocks are one of the most overlooked and under utilized component of the race car. Everyone takes care of that motor, don’t over rev

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CHASSIS 101-SHOCK MAINTANCE

One of the most important part of your race car is the shocks that are on it. Without them you’d just bounce your ass off and have no hook up. But shocks are one of the most overlooked and under utilized component of the race car. Everyone takes care of that motor, don’t over rev

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CHASSIS 101-FRONT BEARING MAINTANCE

This is as bad as it gets, when your bearing fails and cost you a race. But it also has been causing some drag issues and causing some performance lost leading up to the failure This is a front wheel center ball bearing that has failed, everytime I have any of my cars off the

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CHASSIS 101-FRONT WHEEL CENTER BEARINGS

There are 3 types of bearings all with different strengths and applications. 1) Roller Bearing – the weakest as far as side load – but the freest and least drag of any of the bearings, 2) Angular contact Roller Bearing – kinda the best of both worlds here, has a little more drag than the

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CHASSIS 101-WHEEL BEARING LUBRICATION

#1 thing, don’t rely on the bearing manufacture – The grease that the bearing manufactures use is a heat activated grease, which is very thick and in fact causes drag. But in their defense they are not making these bearings for racing purposes. These bearings might also go in a tractor or big truck. So

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