<VV> 64 springs & IRS

jvhroberts at aol.com jvhroberts at aol.com
Fri Jan 2 13:29:29 EST 2015

Tru dat...

Unneeded in LMs, as LMs are better... 



John Roberts


-----Original Message-----
From: James P. Rice via VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
To: virtualvairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Fri, Jan 2, 2015 12:34 pm
Subject: <VV> 64 springs & IRS

All:  Jay is correct, Joel is incorrect. 

Historically Yours
                           James Rice

Message: 6
Date: Thu, 01 Jan 2015 18:17:16 -0800
From: Jay Maechtlen <jaysplace at laserpubs.com>
To: Joel McGregor <joel at joelsplace.com>, 	"virtualvairs at corvair.org"
	<virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Subject: Re: <VV> IRS

On 12/31/2014 11:50 AM, Joel McGregor via VirtualVairs wrote:
> BTW- the transverse leaf was not intended as a springing device.  That was
just a consequence of the design.  It was actually a sway bar instead of an
anti-sway bar similar to the old Z-bars in intent.
> Let the flames begin on "solid".
> Joel McGregor

No.  It is a springing device, to permit softer main springs and
correspondingly lower roll stiffness.
Jay Maechtlen
'61 2-dr modified w/fiberglass skin,
transverse 3.8 Buick V6 TH440T4 trans


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