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Race Car Set-up

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
RCT 256 Race Car Set-up 3 6 0 5
Prerequisites: RCT 141 Local Requirement and RCT 151 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2008

This course covers proper chassis, spring, and shock selection, and proper communication with the driver to verify necessary component adjustments at the track. Topics include selection of springs and shocks, vehicle adjustments, and proper documentation of control arm angles, frame height, and chassis travel. Upon completion, students should be able to check tire temperature and shock travel, and explain how changes in the chassis set-up will affect performance.

2012FA New Local Prereqs: RCT 141 and RCT 151


  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

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