I had always noticed daves book highly recommended whenever chassis setup was discussed. The 4 bar setup is normally designed to fit into a car that has been minitubbed only, so if you plan on backhalfing, id take full advantage of all that work and go with 4 link or a good ladder bar. The best advice here is trial and error, and for more reading regarding pinion angle and other aspects of rear suspension setup we recommend the book doorslammers. Also available is dave morgans, doorslammers,the chassis video. With the release of their latest ep, mojo boogie, the doorslammers continue the journey started by the late johnny nitro. This book contains hundreds of photographs and drawings to help explain and guide you through chassis. Even though the technology has moved forward since this book was first published, the book isnt dated.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The only guy in the country who agreed with the 4 link how is that for a mane drop. Check out checkered, got my 4 link setup from there, and didnt pay much more for a whole 4 link back half, subframe and all. Chris alstons chassis works and dave morgans doorslammers book. Its my pleasure to introduce a new moderator to the chassis and suspension forum, the one and only dave morgan, author of doorslammers. Drivers the midwest gassers the midwest doorslammers. Dont be scared of a 4 link, just get dave morgans doorslammers chassis book, it will tell you everything you need to know about setting up a 4 link. Dave has a way of explaining the setup without being too technical. This book contains hundreds of photographs and drawings to help explain and guide you through chassis operation and tuning. Find a copy of dave morgans doorslammer chassis book, it will explain everything you need to know relative to setting up your chassis. Meet the drivers of the midwest gassers and the midwest doorslammers. Pray your engine and chassis tuning are just right as you try to be the first to pilot. Categories drivers, midwest doorslammers tags 1966, 1970, chevy nova, gary, illinois, merriman, round lake park.
This informative book by a noted chassis expert contains everything you want to know about proper. For many years dave has been helping racers figure out and improve their programs with a drive that few have in this industry for sharing information. Gary owns and drives a beautiful 1966 and 1970 chevy nova. This video covers the set up portion of the book and shows you stepbystep how to. Jerry bickel race cars gives racers the technology to win.
After being a trained killer under cia employ, dan morgan has left his old life behind in favour of a new start. The chassis book book online at best prices in india on. Order of dan morgan books dan morgan is the protagonist in a series of spy thriller novels by american novelist leo j. He enjoys working around the house, fishing and fast cars. Now hes back with the doorslammers and his heavy blues influence is felt on keytar and. Originally johnny nitro and the doorslammers, the bluesbased quartet drums, bass and vocals, keys and vocals, guitar and vocals has evolved to include soul, rock, and country music while getting audiences on their feet over the years at a. Choice the part of the car that you need your parts for. If you own or are building a drag race car with doors, you need this book. I am looking to buy either jerry bickles chassis performance manual or dave morgans door slammers. Originally playing the drums for the doorslammers, bay area native keytaristvocalist shad harris, has toured nationally and abroad since 1966, playing drums, keyboard, guitar, and bass with award winning and hall of fame artists including etta james, charlie musselwhite, tommy castro, and johnny nitro. It will teach you just about everything you need to know so you can tune your chassis to do what you want. The chassis book is good and my first one is the drag racing chassis tuning manual by chris. Please check out and like us on facebook for many many more pictures. Im just getting my feet wet, learning how to setup my g body chassis for drag racing.
Dave morgan will bring his traveling seminar presentation to texas on january 28. It is an amazing book that every drag racer should have. Door slammers the chassis book by dave morgan suspension. The chassis book, written by expert dave morgan, contains a wealth of valuable knowledge not generally available from any other. It contains a wealth of knowledge not available from any other source. He wrote the first book on drag race door slammer chassis tuning. I also just bought your book and will be doing some reading this week. Dave just sent me an outline of the content of the 5 disc dvd set dave morgan seminar dvd outline this dvd is a copy of a presentation made in february of 2007 at alston race cars in antioch, illinois.
Daves book is a valuable tool when it comes to chassis tuning and 4link setup. Arcade mode, invincibility, character swaps, speed, and more. Drag racing books drag racing software jerry bickel. The chassis book by dave morgan pow901020 if you are building or racing a full bodied drag car, this book shows youhow to maximize chassis performance. Now my bars do not bang down onto strip causing chassis to unload and spin.
Chassis and suspension where is the article that ed from edvanced engines go i am looking for all that info that ed wrote for the moderators back in march of 2007 about 4 link basics, anyone know where or how to get to it. Push your skills to the limit rapidly accelerating to over 200 mph all the while doing your best to keep from smoking the tires or blowing your engine on a tricky racing surface. This is the 10th year he has been presenting his chassistuning seminars to drag racers. From the mind of nhra national dragsters first technical.
This is quite involved, so if you decide to go that route, id suggest reading a book titled doorslammers. Where is the article that ed from edvanced engines go. The engine performance has reached a level where i need all i can get out of my chassis to get all the power to the ground. Categories drivers, midwest doorslammers tags 1965, chervenka, gto, jim, matt, pontiac.
Plastic wrapped, brand new, never been unwrapped, later printing, the 3 rs is committed to saving the trees one leaf at the time paperback. The chassis book is the number one resource for door slammer tuning and building. Previously i had begun this on another board and it got too large. The chassis book, written by expert dave morgan, contains a wealth of valuable knowledge not generally available from any other source. Eventually i went to seattle and met him and went through his chassis class. Heat up your tires with long smokey burnouts and when the green light drops launch full throttle with your wheels in the air. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. The chassis book by morgan, dave and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Written by industry expert davemorgan, it contains. Drag race chassis tuning seminar dave morgan maverick.
The chassis book, by dave morgan, lamplight productions 1993. Buy dave morgans door slammers chassis book and digest that, then once your engine is in the new car find a local chassis shop to help you out with the correct springs and shocks for all 4. If you are building or racing a full bodied drag car, this book shows youhow to maximize chassis performance. Buy online, pick up in store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for instore purchase. For many years dave has been helping racers figure out and improve their programs with a.
Dave morgan wrote a book on chassiss back in the late 80s, but its still a great book in my opinion. You will find information about roll bar, roll cage and sfi 25. After talking to dave morgan at kcir and attending two of his seminars i finally got a better handle on adjusting the ladder bars and koni shocks. The chassis book, and its a great great resource for me. I did, however, get to catch up on a little reading of my chassis book. One good book to read is called doorslammers the chassis book by dave morgan, available on amazon. Mopar rear leaf springs suspension get hooked up hot rod. If youre into the nuts and bolts of drag racing, you need this book. Pro class will be run 18 mile like most other tracks and mid michigan motorplex has a new racing surface along with a great staff and family environment. This book goes into detail on how to get the most out of your car and what happens to. Because of the enormous amount of pictures from the many car shows we have yearly, we can not upload all of them to the website. The best chassis shop for drag racing books and drag racing software to help with your race car setup and suspension tunning.
With the pinion angle being the difference between actual pinion center line and the driveshaft center line. I have heard morgans manual is great, but i have heard that bickles manual puts things more in laymans terms. Anyway, the guy on the phone was none other that dave morgan, the guy who wrote the doorslammers chassis book. Im thinking about attending this upcoming seminar by dave morgan author doorslammers, and was wondering if anyone has attended one and what your thoughts are. You must know, exactly what every hole does, as far as how far out the ic is, and how high or low it is compared to the cg it is. Written by industry expert davemorgan, it contains a wealth of knowledge not generally available fromany other source. Twelve hours, for duty and honor and dark territory are novellas. The drag race door slammer chassis kit was invented by chris alston along with a large number of the industries current standard components. These are based on noted drag racing authority dave morgan, who wrote the box door slammers, the chassis book. It is an edited version of the seminar presentation that has evolved over 12 years.38 737 639 460 285 316 610 249 1292 1419 1012 761 329 742 126 927 863 400 1403 378 686 53 865 751 914 560 1461 946 870 59 28 1084 908 39