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Tuning of dampers

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Topic: Tuning of dampers
Posted By: San1919
Subject: Tuning of dampers
Date Posted: Nov/14/2018 at 2:38am
What is the best method for tuning of fox float 3 evolv . The method in the manual is of trial and error basis. Is there any better method to tune?



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Posted By: sujandinesh
Date Posted: Nov/14/2018 at 5:23am
The key to any tuning method heavily relies on simulation and literature. Take this part out and the rest seems like "trial and error". 

I would suggest you model your car and run multiple simulations to arrive at a range of optimized coefficients for your shock. This range can be then tested on the car with some subjective feedback from the driver. 


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