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Old 05-02-2012, 11:18 PM   #1
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What is a watts link? And why should I get one? Never heard of it before...
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Old 05-02-2012, 11:36 PM   #2
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A Watt's link is a type of linkage in which the central moving point of the linkage is constrained to travel on an approximation to a straight line. In automobile suspensions it allows the axle of a vehicle to travel vertically while preventing sideways motion. AS to why you should get one... ever driven a Vette? A Watts link is a close as you'll get to one without converting to IRS.
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^lol... I was looking for that.
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I was thinking about a watts link myself at one point, but dismissed the idea as too costly for my purposes. Then again I was surprised to find out my lincoln town car came factory with a watts link, which explains a few things. Handles good for a big car.
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Thanks for the info! Think I will start saving up for one lol
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