[s-cars] active sway bar

Steve Powers sbpowers at gmail.com
Sun Oct 28 09:45:04 PDT 2007

On 10/28/07, Theodore Chen <tedebearp at yahoo.com> wrote:
> steve's proposal is to have driver-adjustable anti-roll bars.  that's not
> unprecedented.  some race cars have them, though i believe they're
> mechanical, not hydraulic.  an automatic system with less twiddling of the
> rate might also work well; e.g., a system that simply stiffens the roll rate
> and holds it there when it senses that you're flogging the car, and softens
> it after you've stopped driving hard.
> -teddy

yup. the real question is whether the BMW system works on flow or
pressure. the solution I described is pressure only and has no active
components. I like simple.

Steve Powers

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