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Old 12-30-2019, 10:16 AM   #11 (permalink)
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"for cheap" is relative, but a good source is McMaster-Carr: www.mcmaster.com. I used their P/N 6000K1 belt for my air dam: https://ecomodder.com/forum/showthre...dam-34650.html.

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Old 12-31-2019, 12:25 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by gmguy64 View Post
Where is the best place to order conveyor belt material for cheap?
I got mine from the local Tractor Supply store, but last time I checked they changed up what they were carrying to pre-cut lengths of limited depths.

Maybe but now they have changed back to the larger sizes and by the foot lengths.

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Lowering helps in terms of stability. But cuts wheel travel.

Lowering helps in terms of crosswind-handling.

The second of those can be addressed with a skirt. The first means it may take less to upset straight-ahead travel.
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Lowering [done right] helps in terms of stability. But cuts wheel travel.
The various suspension types have a 'roll center'. It can vary from the ground to at least the axle centerline. Were it higher, the vehicle would lean like a motorcycle (desirable but complicated).

Optimal is to have a line between the front and rear roll centers be as level as possible.
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