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Old 10-02-2012, 06:41 PM   #52
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Originally Posted by vaio76109 View Post
No, while that changes the angle of the control arm, it doesn't change the position of the ball joints. The angle of the imaginary line drawn between the ball joint pivot points is the same.

You want to raise the roll center, not lower it.

Correct, you want to decrease the distance between the roll center and the center of gravity, known as the roll couple. Theoretically, if the roll couple is 0, then the car will have no body roll. But you have to remember the center of gravity and the roll center are always moving, therefore the roll center won't remain 0.

For a street driven car don't waste your time, spend the time/money on better dampers or more track time.
I think there is some effect when you get close to or beyond the point of no body roll, where the suspension becomes harsher and less compliant to bumps in the road, decreasing comfort and grip. Similar to anti-dive and anti-squat in the longitudinal directions when they are taken to far.
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