How do these numbers look?

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How do these numbers look?

Post by davet » Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:58 am

I'm cutting cars for a church workshop. I'm using the stock axle slots and pennies for weights. I've never built a car with stock rear slot location and have a question. I get 25 pennies (2.30 oz) behind the rear slot in our wedge cars. This gives me a COM of .9251 which seems safe to me. Do I need a higher COM using stock slot location as opposed to a rear axle that's further back? I've searched this topic and found that most recommend 1.5 oz behind stock slot and the highest I saw was 2.0 oz recommended.



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Re: How do these numbers look?

Post by Speedster » Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:42 pm

That seems like it should be safe. Can you send a picture of the car?



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