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Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   12-06-2015, 03:10 AM
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Posted By Alfanutsmurph
Some food for thought! Did "Luigi" (race...

Some food for thought!

Did "Luigi" (race engineer) know about roll centres or did he know about camber gain? Did "Luigi" have a problem with tyre wear and then did a problem solving knuckle riser...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   12-06-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,542
Posted By Alfanutsmurph
I am not so sure that this statement is true....

I am not so sure that this statement is true. There is a lot of work being put into the grip available from the inside tyres.

Just think about this. If the tyre is on the ground and there is a...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   12-05-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,542
Posted By Alfanutsmurph
How could less camber not have an effect on tyre...

How could less camber not have an effect on tyre wear.

Lets have a look at camber with a knuckle riser in place. Same dimensions as previous sketch.

A lot less camber change. Interesting is it...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   12-05-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,542
Posted By Alfanutsmurph
The tyres can accept 1 to 2 degrees of negative...

The tyres can accept 1 to 2 degrees of negative camber by deformation of the side walls so the wear is not from running down the straight unless of course you have 5 or 7 degrees (excessive) or you...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   12-04-2015, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Alfanutsmurph
Then the inside edges of both tyres would wear...

Then the inside edges of both tyres would wear down.

I have 2 degrees negative camber on both the front wheels of my Giulia. The right front wears down quicker on a predominantly right hand corner...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   12-04-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,542
Posted By Alfanutsmurph
It is not what the inside front tyre is...

It is not what the inside front tyre is contributing to the handling or cornering ability, I was talking about tyre wear.

The right front tyre on a predominantly right hand corner circuit would...
Forum: GTA (1965-1975)   12-01-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,542
Posted By Alfanutsmurph
The knuckle risers might change the roll centre...

The knuckle risers might change the roll centre up or down but I think it was done more for tyre wear than anything else.

To get a decent lap time with my Giulia race car, I need to dial in about...
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