Find Powerhouse Products Door Slammers: The Chassis Book POW and get Free Shipping on Orders Over $99 at Summit Racing! Door Slammers: The. If you are building or racing a full bodied drag car, this book shows you how to maximize chassis performance. Written by industry expert Dave Morgan. Books & Videos, * Doorslammers the Chassis Book *, WELDER’S HANDBOOK, PERFORMANCE FUEL INJECTION SYSTEMS, How To Make Your Car Handle, .
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These days, Morgan cuassis his living as a free-lance writer and lives on his horse ranch in West Virginia where the states central location makes it easy for him to reach east coast and mid-west race tracks. Home – Interviews – Forum – Online Store.
How to pack a chute 18 How to Determine Line Pressure. Know where to start 16 Four Links. In college, he started auto-crossing sports cars then began his wheel to wheel racing experience in go-karts, eventually graduating to formula Fords in the mid-seventies.
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You will also find out what you should have done. After three national seminar tours, Morgan moved to Baltimore to work for ATI Transmissions where he complimented his chassis tuning experience with knowledge about torque and its relationship to suspension work. Don’t cut them, bake them 9 Coil Over Basics. This is your chassis standard 12 Bumpsteer.
Set ride height and store energy 10 Rubber Bumpers.
Morgan started his own traveling seminar company, Morgan Motorsports Network. A reader, June 23, Begin your shopwork 4 Chrome Moly versus Mild Steel.
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Door Slammers The Chassis Book – pages – includes quick trouble shooting guide in back. Know how to set-up ladder bars 15 Baseline Instant Centers. Learn how to adjust your shocks 2 Brake Trouble-shooting Chart. What are your tires saying? If you want to understand how your chasis suspension really works, I highly recommend this book. Chassis Inspection – one of Dave’s seminars Burnout How to keep your tires happy – very important Are you hitting the tires too hard?
There is a ton of information that most drag racers do not know in this book. After reading Door Slammers, you will find out how ignorant most people are when it comes to chassis setup and how to make a car hook.
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When I get upside down in my 4-link suspension, I pull out this book tne go back to basics. The shocks relationship to roll rotation 4 Tire Talk. Lessons in weight and mass 2 Corner Weights.
Know when to use it 14 Ladder Bars. After reading the book, I have a true understanding of why we built things the way we did. Each time Bok read it I learn something new. Find your way in problem solving DVD: I have assisted in the construction of full tube chassis prior to this book and learned a good deal about what is written in this book.
Learn how to eliminate toe steer 13 Rear Suspension Pre-load. Know what you are working on 5 Ballast Tricks.
Door Slammers : The Chassis Book
This simple spring has its secrets 11 Ride Height. Ghe racers know how to use their race mass 6 Checking for chassis straightness. It is written so that any high school graduate can understand it but a lot of the material and concepts are college level.
How to bolk What we can learn from the early days of drag racing Are you creating too much torque Sidewall stiffness What happens after initial hit is very important Chassis stiffness How to tune for bumpy tracks How to balance pitch rotation and torque Watching for yaw rotation of starting line How a crew member should watch the car leave Is your car over-sprung? Dave Morgan owned some extensive motorsports credentials before joining the drag racing industry.
Shocks can tell you what your car wants 6 Trouble-shooting Chart. You’ll see that what you used to do in order to cassis, is probably wrong. The desire to return to the chassis industry was rekindled when he was offered a position at Zeeker Performance in Hicksville, Ohio. This book is a must have for all drag racers. Aiston Industries introduced Dave to the world of drag racing when he was hired to organize their sales program and start the booi ‘Tech Tour’ that made chassis seminars so popular in the early eighties.