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Begin your shopwork 4 Chrome Moly versus Mild Steel. Savvy racers know how to use their race mass 6 Checking for chassis straightness.

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. You will also find out what you should have done.

You’ll see that what you used to do in order slammerw hook, is probably wrong. Learn how to eliminate toe steer 13 Rear Suspension Pre-load.

Door Slammers: The Chassis Book By Dave Morgan

I have read this book over and over and learn something new each time. Know when to use it 14 Ladder Bars. 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.

How to chasiss 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?


The shocks relationship to roll rotation 4 Tire Talk. The desire to return to the chassis industry was rekindled bpok he was offered a position at Zeeker Performance in Hicksville, Ohio. Know where to start 16 Four Links. Don’t cut them, bake chasss 9 Coil Over Basics. There is a ton of information that most drag racers do not know in this book.

Find your way in problem solving DVD: After reading the book, I have a true understanding of why we built things the way we did.

Door Slammers: The Chassis Book

If you want to understand how your race suspension really works, I highly recommend this book. Door Slammers The Chassis Chassiw – pages – includes quick trouble shooting guide in back. Make it square 7 Elementary Hot Rodding. These days, Morgan makes 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 chasssis race tracks.

Each time I read it I learn something new.

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 dior mid-seventies.

Set ride height and store energy 10 Rubber Bumpers. Learn how to adjust your shocks 2 Brake Trouble-shooting Chart. This is your chassis standard 12 Bumpsteer.

This simple spring has its secrets 11 Ride Height. Morgan started his own traveling seminar company, Morgan Motorsports Network. What are your tires saying? Shocks can tell you what your car wants 6 Trouble-shooting Chart. Low cost spring tips 8 Stock Coil Springs. This book is a must have for all drag racers. Know how to set-up ladder bars 15 Baseline Instant Centers.


Aiston Industries introduced Dave to the world of drag racing when he was hired to organize their sales program and start the successful ‘Tech Tour’ that made chassis seminars so popular in the early eighties. Home – Interviews – Forum – Online Store. Chassis Inspection – one of Dave’s seminars Burnout How to keep your tires happy – very important Are you hitting the tires too hard?

Lessons in weight and mass 2 Corner Weights. How to pack a chute 18 How to Determine Line Pressure. Dave Morgan owned some extensive motorsports credentials before joining the drag racing industry. When I get upside down in my 4-link suspension, I pull out this book and go hcassis to basics.

Door Slammers : The Chassis Book

A reader, June 23, It is written so that any high school graduate can understand it but a lot of the material and concepts are college level. 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.

Know what you are working on 5 Ballast Tricks. As the General Manager there, Morgan sponsored drag racings first ever.

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