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What are your tires saying? Aiston Industries introduced Dave to the world of drag hcassis when he was hired to organize their sales program and start the successful ‘Tech Tour’ that made chassis seminars so popular in the early eighties. Know where chasais start 16 Four Links. Know when to use it 14 Ladder Bars. When I get upside down in my 4-link suspension, I pull out this book and go back to basics. Lessons in weight and mass 2 Corner Weights. Learn how to eliminate toe steer 13 Rear Suspension Pre-load.

Make it square 7 Elementary Hot Rodding. Low cost spring tips 8 Stock Coil Springs.

Door Slammers: The Chassis Book By Dave Morgan

This is your chassis standard 12 Bumpsteer. I have chaseis in the construction of full tube chassis prior to this book and learned a good deal about what is written in this book. After reading the book, I have a true understanding of why we built things the way we did. The shocks relationship to roll rotation 4 Tire Talk.

Door Slammers : The Chassis Book by Dave Morgan (Paperback, Reprint)

There tue a ton of information that most drag racers do not know in this book. The desire to return to the chassis industry was rekindled when he was offered a position at Zeeker Performance in Hicksville, Ohio. If you want to understand how your race suspension really works, I highly recommend this book.


This book is a must have for all drag racers. How to pack a chute 18 How to Determine Line Pressure. How to know What we can learn from the early days of drag racing Are you creating too much torque Sidewall stiffness What happens after initial hit is very important Chassis stiffness How to tune for bumpy tracks How to balance pitch rotation and torque Watching for yaw rotation of starting line How a crew member should watch the car leave Is your car over-sprung?

I have read this book over slamemrs over and learn something new each time. After three national seminar tours, Morgan moved to Baltimore to work for ATI Transmissions where he complimented his chassis tuning experience with knowledge about torque and its relationship to suspension work. Know how to set-up ladder bars 15 Baseline Instant Centers.

Door Slammers The Chassis Book – pages – includes quick trouble shooting guide in back. In college, he started auto-crossing sports cars then began his wheel to wheel racing experience in go-karts, eventually graduating to formula Fords in the mid-seventies. Dave Morgan owned some extensive motorsports credentials before joining the drag racing industry. Know what you are working on 5 Ballast Tricks. These days, Morgan slammets his living as a free-lance writer and lives on his horse ranch in West Virginia where the states central location makes it easy for him to reach east coast and mid-west race tracks.


Savvy racers know how to use their race mass 6 Checking for chassis straightness.

Begin your shopwork 4 Chrome Moly versus Mild Steel. Shocks can tell you what your car wants 6 Trouble-shooting Chart. Chassis Inspection – one of Dave’s seminars Burnout How to keep your tires happy – very important Are you hitting the tires too hard?

Learn how to slamers your shocks 2 Brake Trouble-shooting Chart. Each time I read it I learn something new.


You will also find out what you should have done. Set ride height and store energy 10 Rubber Bumpers. A reader, June 23, This simple spring has its secrets 11 Ride Height. Home – Interviews – Forum – Online Store. Find slammrrs way in problem solving DVD: After reading Door Slammers, you will find out how ignorant most people are when it comes to chassis setup and how to make a car hook.

Don’t cut them, bake them 9 Coil Over Basics. You’ll see that what you used to do in order to hook, is probably wrong. It is written so that any high school graduate can understand it but a lot of the material and concepts are college level.

Morgan started his own traveling seminar company, Morgan Motorsports Chasiss. As the General Manager there, Morgan sponsored drag racings first ever.