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Tech Draft: More on J-Dampers, Mercedes rear floor stalling

With the previous Tech Draft on J-Dampers bringing up more questions from our readers, this edition will address them along with Mercedes' rear ride height dropping system referred to last time. Two very interesting questions from the discussion raised by readers relating to J-dampers were, would they be effective in the control of the porpoising effect in early era ground effect car, and if I could explain how the 2021 Mercedes Formula 1 car's rear ride height dropping (or stall) system worked? To help answer both questions, it helps to clarify in what context the J-dampers were used most recently in F1, prior to their banning from the start of this season onwards. In a previous edition...
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