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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Dec 14th, 01, 11:40 AM Thread Starter
 
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Has anyone had experience with either or both? Im looking to go pro touring in the not to distant future and was wondering What you think. Also If I were to get the performance leaf springs of either brand, could I still put slide-a link traction bars on it or would that mess up the geometry of the suspension? Thanks a lot
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Dec 14th, 01, 06:59 PM
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The traction bars could be used but would probably hurt acceleration out of corners.
I would think a really well designed and built rear spring would not need any added traction device.
Chrysler used properly designed leaf setups on their drag cars for many a year with no add on's.
Manny road race Camaros won SCCA road races with no traction bars, of course they didn't have to do standing starts!
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Dec 14th, 01, 10:42 PM Thread Starter
 
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Thanks for the info Ill keep that in mind. Despite the functionality of the slide of the slide a links, they look great under cars, a hint at what you have under the hood needs taming! hhe
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