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Author Topic:   wheel offsets???
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 9
posted June 02, 2000 10:44 PM
which way do I go with offsets to tighen corner exit?? ANYHELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED


Dirt Administrator

Total posts: 3279
posted June 03, 2000 12:50 AM UIN: 16262997
Corner exits mean that you want to increase the crossweight in the car, you can do this through a couple of ways. Any time you move a tire toward the car, you increase the weight on that wheel. Just remember that. So, if you moved the left rear in and the right front in, you have tightened the car up somewhat. Therefore, if you move the RR out and the LF out, then you have basically doubled it. This will tighten the car up off the turns.

Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 1
posted June 06, 2000 09:24 PM
RF moved out puts less bite on that corner.

RR moved in puts more bite on that corner.

LR moved out creates understeer which tries to drive the rear of the car to the left.

All of these offset changes work to tighten the car. They have an effect on turn entry, middle and exit. On a good LM, you should be able to keep all offsets the same and adjust the suspension. Less on the wheel bill.

Dirt Administrator

Total posts: 3279
posted June 07, 2000 07:43 AM UIN: 16262997
I agree with Rud in reguards to the wheel deal. Basically, whenever you are switching offsets(except for the front) all your doing is actually manipulating weight, you can do the same thing with air pressure. The front, when you change offsets, also manipulates the roll center also. This means you can affect how much the car rolls in the turns with changing them also.

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