[DeTomaso] small technical problem?
gow2 at rc-tech.net
Wed Aug 3 20:53:03 EDT 2011
That's a different Hall setup. He did it a couple different ways. Like I
said without a tank it will be slow, but a tank is not hard. The airbag
set up he did with ride tech has no limitation on track or street and is
used on many after market muscle cars bot street and track.
It is a bolt on replacement.
JDeRyke at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 8/3/11 3:45:26 PM, gow2 at rc-tech.net writes:
>> Actually it is just an air pressure adjustment; different pressure
>> for different ride height. I am not sure why you would need to buy
>> Halls kit. The shocks are pretty much a direct bolt on.
> Halls setup was even simpler: a pair of very small diameter
> supplemental air shocks. The ones I saw looked like door closers
> mounted next to the 'real' shocks on brackets. You couldn't actually
> drive far on them... True air shocks might do both functions; as I
> remember, Hall's ad said something about adding up to about 2" for
> clearing bumps only. Old timers will remember Lindsay Crawford's GT-5
> conversion also has them for clearing steep driveways with his factory
> air dam. They have very slow response time (on the order of 2-3
> minutes to pump up) unless you keep an air tank pressurized all the
> time. But Charlie might be forced to install this setup out in the
> street; the ramp idea sounds more expedient & Hall's setup later.
> FWIW- J DeRyke
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