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cessnaflyboy
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 13
posted June 19, 2002 11:49 PM
Can someone tell me what my tires are tellin me when my rr is plenty hot and my lr is just a little warm. Dont I want my temps to be bout the same? Dry slike track all the time. Just a little clue would help. THX.

ryan
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 430
posted June 20, 2002 12:37 AM
Go to the tool box on the left side 5th one down there is a tire temp anaylzer. that might help you out a little

smayo964
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 90
posted June 20, 2002 08:11 AM
Optimally, you want all (4) to be the same temp, but that is d@#$$n near impossible. Even back in my karting days. Unless you use a pyromter and shoot your tires as soon as you come off the track, you will really never know exactly what your tires were doing. You said your LR was not as warm as your RR. What did the RF feel like? You could have a push (initial) heating the RF and then spinning the RR when the car goes loose in compensation. Or, your tire differential could be based on the amount of stagger your running. The RF could be your best friend at times in determining how your setup needs tweaked. Just food for thought. Good luck.

cessnaflyboy
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 13
posted June 20, 2002 10:49 PM
Seams to me i checked the rf and it wasnt much different than the lr but i cant really remember so ill be sure to do that this weekend and maybe i can tell u more. Thx 4 the help.Ill let u know.

cessnaflyboy
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 13
posted June 20, 2002 10:52 PM
Seems duh!!

WesternAuto17
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 248
posted June 21, 2002 08:40 AM
I have no experience with pyrometers, but here's something I've heard - because of the exorbitant weight and excessive braking, street stocks pick up a ton of brake heat. So pyrometer readings don't mean too terribly much.

I hope someone can proove me wrong, but it does make sense.

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