17 Dec 2009

Alright, how’s this? Answer: as good as it’ll get. Note now-vertical rear pivot and clevis setup, requiring reworking a number of drawings – sigh. It finally sunk in to do the suspension the best I know how and let builders decide how they’ll implement it.

The spherical bearing sits lower than the tie-rod, so a spacer is needed to bring it up to the same height, and the tapered hole in the upright has to be drilled out to accommodate a bolt – oh well. Would the old upper arm have worked? Yes, at least until a really big pothole is hit while under hard braking…