What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?
Illustration for article titled Add Lightness...And New Springs

Here is the monster truck in question, before (bottom) and after (top) the significant addition of much lightness.

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Jump to 2m 10s in this video for the spin cycle.

File this under “lessons learned” - if you rip a bunch of crap out of a race car that is still on stock suspension, you’re gonna find that it sits higher than it used to. Depending on the suspension geometry of the particular car, it might be very upset about that and it might behave in a way that you find surprising and/or unpredictable. If that’s the case, it’s best to address it before really trying to push the car. Noted for future reference. You are all totes welcome.

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