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Whitelightning
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 102
posted October 23, 2002 02:01 AM
OK I finally got some one that is going to help me with set up that as a caster/camber gauge and all. so could some people tell me what you run or would recomend for 84 monte carlo on an 1/2 mile medium bank dirt track. like what tow out,caster,camber,stagger. any help would be great. Thanks

redneck bubbas racing
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 213
posted October 24, 2002 10:40 PM
Ok, I have never run a track like yours but here is mine for a 1/4 med bank and a 3/8 high bank,metric regal. For toe I try to run 1/4 to 3/8 toe out. For front stagger I run about 4 inches different(255/70 RF, 215 or 225/70 LF), no rear stagger,I never liked rear stagger, it felt too funny. I too suffered from lack of a gauge so I used a yard stick next to the tires for camber. On the LF I had the top lean out about 3/8 to 1/2 inch. On the RF the top leaned in 3/4 to 1 inch. As far as caster I can't lie, did some poor boy thing a freind showed me about lining up balljoints in a certain way but can't remember. I hope this helps you out a little. Kenneth

snowman
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 140
posted October 25, 2002 12:54 AM
Hello Whitelightning......Since you will have access to a gauge, I would recommend for a starting point......Camber...RF 3 to 3.5 neg LF 1.5 pos

Caster RF 3 to 4 pos LF 1.5 pos

You may not be able to actually hit these numbers before you run out of adjustment with the stock mounts......just get as close as you can......

Good Luck,
Snowman

snowman
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 140
posted October 25, 2002 01:01 AM
Sorry, missed the toe and stagger part......Try 1/4 toe out........for stagger, It's hard to say, such a driver prefrence deal.....try 2in to start with, tune from there....

Good Luck,
Snowman

6pack
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 128
posted October 25, 2002 06:46 PM
Also set your toe last. It will change if you make caster/camber adjustments.

Whitelightning
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 102
posted October 27, 2002 04:59 AM
Thanks alot everyone this will het me headed in the right direction, Thanks

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