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LITTLEMAN
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 82
posted July 30, 2001 06:41 PM
My tire temps were 121 left rear and 152 right rear after the feature ran fifth my car was going away at the end (losing bite)felt like I needed more left rear had 175 lbs.what can I do to increase left rear tire temps?thanks in advance LITTLEMAN

jammin
Dirt Administrator

Total posts: 3279
posted July 31, 2001 11:58 AM UIN: 16262997
Simple....add cross weight(wedge) to the car with air, offsets etc. It will take some of the RR temp out of the tire and move it to the LR. I found that our car works very good if I can get it within 15 degrees, RR being hotter.

WPP
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 46
posted July 31, 2001 06:01 PM
How much air do you add to the right front and the left rear.

jammin
Dirt Administrator

Total posts: 3279
posted July 31, 2001 07:42 PM UIN: 16262997
I tend to like to put more air in the right front and I try leave the left rear where it is if possible. If you air it up too much you will loose some forward bite on a bumpy track. I like the left rear to conform to the track, seems to work for me. Umm, it is going to be touch and go on how much air to add because of all the variables involved. The springs, shocks and the track are going to manipulate this a little on how much you will need.

jammin

LITTLEMAN
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 82
posted August 03, 2001 07:06 PM
Does anyone know of a computer program for tire temps or a trouble shooting tire temps.I seen won offered by steve smith autosports, any one used it or seen its results?

jammin
Dirt Administrator

Total posts: 3279
posted August 03, 2001 07:16 PM UIN: 16262997
If you need one, if I can find the time this weekend, maybe I can build one for everyone to use for free.

jammin

LITTLEMAN
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 82
posted August 04, 2001 07:02 AM
That would be great for me Jammin,and I'm wondering how many others could use a tire temp guide.

UMP#72
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 6
posted August 06, 2001 09:31 AM
I believe I could also use a guide/program for tire temps/presures if you get a chance to put it together. Thanks #72

jammin
Dirt Administrator

Total posts: 3279
posted August 06, 2001 09:36 AM UIN: 16262997
Give me a little time this week and I will work on one. Sorry I didnt get it done this weekend, just way too busy.

jammin

Steph
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 60
posted August 06, 2001 02:55 PM UIN: 6762482
Can't wait to see it jammin. That will be very useful. Will you include inside/middle/outside temps for all tires?

Our rears are always hotter toward the inside, but heard that was okay as it gets that way from built-up heat from the rear end... in other words, it's slower to cool on the inside.

However, we do have a problem on the RF and need to make a caster camber adjustment of some kind...

This will be an interesting tool.

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