Our Custom Rear Suspension
We mate a Jaguar differential and outer hub internaal components with our
own hub carriers, control arms and subframe. The geometry is modified
slightly for more predictable handling with the wide tires and high horsepower
that's typical of track cars. Like our standard Jaguar-based suspension,
the fail-safe axle design acts as
the upper control arm to optimize strength, weight and simplicity.
|Note the outboard brakes
with vented rotors on the ERA hub carrier. The entire assembly
is 50 lbs lighter than the standard Jag-based unit, even though it uses the
same Salisbury center section.
||Because of the lighter control arms and single damper, unsprung weight
is about the same as the inboard-braked Jag rear. The brake caliper
has an integral emergency brake, or if you prefer, there are similar calipers
without the feature.
The assembly is easily installed in all the FIA chassis without modifications.
Both bolt-on and pin drive hubs are available.
|For street use, an emergency brake system is optional, complete with
a balance/lever system to give very effective braking with a reasonable tug
on the lever.