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Old 11 Dec 2018, 19:45 (Ref:3869507)   #241
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No worries, I'm sorting a carbon/aluminium shell with sequential gearbox for my Mini as I heard there was some special races next year
There used to be some French "lightweight E-types" that had aluminium foil lining their fibreglass bonnets which apparently meant they could be described as aluminium bonnets on the paperwork!
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A question for Duddha.

The appendix to K that details damper types suggests that in period F ‘steel bodied, twin tube, double adjuster’ dampers are legal.

BUT, is that ‘legal’ only if proof of period fitment to a particular make and model in international competition exists?
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A question for Duddha.

The appendix to K that details damper types suggests that in period F ‘steel bodied, twin tube, double adjuster’ dampers are legal.

BUT, is that ‘legal’ only if proof of period fitment to a particular make and model in international competition exists?
If you read the first paragraph of that 3 page document, you will get your answer, the table is a summary, it shows the technology available back then.

FYI There will be an update coming out 08.03.2019 for the Supplement 1 and reinforcing the period specification aspect.
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Thanks. I was asked by someone why they couldn’t have double adjuster dampers on their car, and thought the answer would be because there is no period proof that model used them in period....
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Wonder how many are being used though? Difficult to spot if painted in FIA Black.
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Wonder how many using can really make profit with all the settings. I remember the 996 Cup having too many for us.
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Wonder how many using can really make profit with all the settings.
I’m sure many get confused by having too much adjustment!

Unless a car is a complete dog, I tend to adopt the ‘just drive it’ approach......
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If its a dog it will stay like this the shocks settings are not everything, fully agree with you! Look the modern stuff, everything's adjustable, low speeds, fast speeds, you need datas and a good engineer.
One thing I find interesting are the hydraulic or air small "ressorts compensateurs" allowing to adjust the ride height remotely. Good in rallye.
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