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Effect of the tube

One of the basic settings of a kart is the type of rear axle. But what actually

happens when we change it? Lets see it in detail thanks to the data acquisition

of Oicine in Progress

Graph 1 Three significant sectors of the Viterbo track were “isolated” to evaluate the measurements of the test.

During the track test with the Vortex-powered Tony Kart for the Rok class that we conducted on the Viterbo track and published in the December issue of Vroom, and taking advantage of the fact that we had installed all the data acquisition equipment of Oficine in Progress, as well as of the presence of the manager Andrea Saccucci and of the oficial Vortex team, we wanted to carry out another small side event of the test we were conducting. We wanted to change the axle to see what this would have determined and how we would have found the differences from the point of view of the instrumental data. Just to understand (and have readers understand) better how the mechanical characteristics of what to a novice or outsider would look like a simple tube of 50mm in diameter has instead an important inluence on the set up of a kart.

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