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99bomb
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 12
posted November 06, 2001 03:43 PM
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I AM RUNNING A 1973 PONTIAC 4-BOOR BONN. I AM GOING TO GET NEW SPRINGS FOR NEXT YEAR. THE CAR IS 2400 LBS,116 INCH WHEEL BASE. I RUN ON A 3/8 MILE HIGH BANK BIRT TRACK IN TEXAS.(HRP). I RAN LAST YEAR ON STOCK SPRINGS,IT DIDNT HANDLE VERY WELL. THANKS FOR THE MUCH NEEDED HELP!!!!!

hughes
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 141
posted November 06, 2001 09:32 PM
Hey CAT, you might ought weigh that jewel again.

racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1565
posted November 07, 2001 12:46 AM UIN: 54865418
your right cat i ran one in cruisers and it weight in at a lean and mean 3750 lol do you plan on buying racing springs for this or do you just want junk yard ones?

99bomb
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 12
posted November 10, 2001 03:12 PM
SORRY MY BAD!the car weighs 3400#. Yes i am planning on running aftermarket springs.
THANKS FOR THE HELP!!!!

racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1565
posted November 10, 2001 09:22 PM UIN: 54865418
try 1200 rf 1000 lf rears either 250 straight across or a 300 on the left

cut_n_up
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 20
posted November 11, 2001 08:07 AM
WE RUN A NOVA AT HRP, THE SPRINGS FOR THE FRONT 850 LEFT AND 1000 RIGHT THEN ON THE REAR 225 LEFT AND 200 RIGHT. THE CAR HAS ALWAYS HANDLED GOOD

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