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Pigpen
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 17
posted January 07, 2001 02:02 AM
I have been running in a super stock class, the minimum weight was 3300lbs. The class I am going to run this year has a 2500lb. weight limit, will I have to run less gear? With the ss I ran a 7.20 I was considering running a 6.88.... any help would be nice..

jammin
Dirt Administrator

Total posts: 3279
posted January 07, 2001 09:39 AM UIN: 16262997
Usually, when you loose weight on a car....it means you go to a higher gear so you can go faster. The "pull" you get from gearing will be stronger with a lighter car. This will mean if you go to a higher gear, you will go faster. The car will still have to get off of the turns well, but it won't take as much gear to get you off if your lighter. If you run those 7.20's your gonna blow the tires off.

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