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Old 02-05-2010
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Just a little FYI: If memory serves (It has been a while) the Spartan Chassis is the opposite of the Bluebird chassis. The BMC Spartan Mountain Master Chassis has two height control valves on the front and one in the back. Rear only adjusts rear height and the front adjusts height and diagonal.
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Just a little FYI: If memory serves (It has been a while) the Spartan Chssis is the opposite of the Bluebird chassis. The BMC Spartan Mountain Master Chassis has two height control valves on the front and one in the back. Rear only adjusts rear height and the front adjusts height and diagonal.
Interesting,I like that better,it should make the front more stable in a HOT turn situation.
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If the weight transfers diagonally, decreasing weight on right rear should Increase weight on left front - not reduce it - correct?




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Dan,adjusting the right rear HCV will take some weight off that wheel,and the left front as well,the weight will transfer diagonally.
If you take weight off the right rear,it will take weight off the left front too.
It will add weight to the other tires.
Remember,you can only move weight diagonally with the HCV's,you can't move weight from side to side or front to back,unless you physically move something,tools,beer,whatever!

Keep us advised,this is a good topic.
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Dan,

Think of a 4 legged stool, cut one leg short, and the diagonal leg also flops about; the adjacent legs hold the stool up.

BTW, who's suspension system does Spartan use. BB used Ridewell. On the BMC, did Spartan use homebrew? What does it look like? Does it have multiple trailing links, panhard, independent, etc? The drive is surely a stick, how 'bout the steer? Do you have a tag?
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or if you are an old floorcovering person, your legs are bowed from all those years on ya knees
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Ernie,

You're a young, spry, whipper snapper. Who you try'in to kid?
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I beeen called everything but a whipper snapper. Guess I need a little liquid refreshment to stimulate my old brain power~
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Ernie,

It appears I'm a paper cup ahead of you!
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Out west here in Az, I suspect you are about 3 hours ahead of me, but who is counting? And since AZ doesn't follow the rest of the country I really don't know what zone I'm in anyway
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Dude, you're in Rod Sterlings Twilight Zone, Da-da-Da-da... Okay, I'll stop.
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