posted October 02, 2002 05:08 PM
my rf weight is 891, i need to drop it to 720 i was told to go to a lighter spring to help drop weight i currently run a 1150lb spring any ideas without cutting
bubba Dirt Roller
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posted October 02, 2002 07:26 PM
nw15x Dirt Full Roller
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posted October 02, 2002 07:43 PM
you dont need a different spring what you need to do is to lower that corner. By doing this it will transfer weight to the LF and RR. If you dont have weight jacks or adjustable spacers then cut 1/4" in spring height and then scale. keep cutting until you get what you need. You will probably have to cut a whole inch of high to get to where you want to be.
SLEEPY GOMEZ Dirt Maniac
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posted October 02, 2002 09:17 PM
Don't forget when you cut a spring down the spring rate goes up. Use the formula in the toolbox to get the new rate.
If you can't use weight jacks it might be easier (and more adjustable) to change the size of the left front tire. Smaller puts more weight on the right front, larger left front tire will have less weight on right front. Hope this helps, SLEEPY
Scoot Dirt Freak
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posted October 03, 2002 03:22 AM
I've got a question that kinda relates to this subject. If you moved the rf out wouldnt that take weight off? Or am I thinking wrong?
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racer17j Dirt Forum Champ
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posted October 03, 2002 04:32 PM i agree with sleepy changeing tire roll will help alot also air pressure. i can't use weight jacks and spent alot of time changing stagger and air pressure to get it right. one otherthing to keep in mind changeing one corner changes all corners so you might not have to go down as far as you might think to get the proper % of cross