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Effect of Anti-Lift Kit (ALK)

Effect of Anti-Lift Kit (ALK)
The ALK effectively modifies the position of the side view instant centre on the front suspension. The side view instant centre is the pivot point for the side view swing arm (also the pivot point for the suspension at that instant), which is a line drawn from the tire contact patch to the side view instant centre (under braking – for acceleration it is drawn from the wheel centre). The slope or angle of this swing arm (effectively the position of the instant centre) describes the amount of anti-dive and anti-lift present in the front suspension.

What is roll centre? And how does ride height affect it?

What is roll centre? And how does ride height affect it?
The roll centre is a virtual point at which the chassis interacts with the centre of gravity to create weight transfer and roll. Here we explore solutions for maximising grip as well as common pitfalls when fitting coilovers or lowering your Macpherson strut car.

Tyres - What have they got to do with your suspension systems?

Tyres - What have they got to do with your suspension systems?
The job of the suspension system is to maximise grip from tyres while maintaining acceptable ride quality for passengers. Our philosophy revolves ...