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TORQUE ARM
INSTANT CENTER LOCATION

The following spreadsheet provides the instant center location for a torque arm suspension. The horizontal and vertical dimensions are related to the rear tire patch.

center of gravity height =

wheelbase =

Torque Arm Contact Point:

horiz. dist. =

Bottom Link Location and Length:

horiz. dist. to rear pivot =

vert. dist. to rear pivot =

vert. dist. to front pivot =

bottom bar length (pivot to pivot) =

INSTANT CENTER LOCATION:

horiz. dist. from rear axle centerline:

vert. dist. from track surface:

percent anti-squat:

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