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Author Topic:   cmiller9x i need more help!!!!!!!!
unregistered Total posts: 103
posted April 10, 2001 11:00 PM
thanks for your previous help, but could you tell me what front and rear spring rates you recomend. also where do i need to put my lead ballast?

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posted April 10, 2001 11:09 PM UIN: 16262997
Where do you race narley?

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 13
posted April 13, 2001 05:40 PM
Well, the 1000 on the left and 1200 on the right will work IF you have a race car that weighs 3300 lbs. Alot of guys make poor decisions about set ups by deciding springs, cams, engines, etc. by what everyone else does.
If you call Lunati and ask for a cam recommendation they will ask questions like rules on engine, class, and WEIGHT of your car. It is very important that you know the answers to these questions...
Having said all that..your set up will be okay with 52.5 rear percent to 53. Left rear should be around 80 to 120. As a rule I try not to mount alot of ballest behind the rear end (it tends to make the car feel unstable.)
You stated earlier that you wanted more left rear. Does it feel loose coming off? If you have the numbers that I stated above and the car is completly undriveable, look for binding shocks, check stagger, caster, camber. Try cutting you tires more. (look at the tires of the guys who are running up front--do your tires look like theirs?) How old are your springs in the rear are the ride highths consistant weekly? If your on leafs and don't change them often--(6-8 weeks) I bet they are off.
Our racing is a hobby, remember that and most of all enjoy it..By the way, dry slick tracks will seperate the driver from the "not-so-good" driver. You must be smooth on the throttle...Later.

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