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Author Topic:   BLEEDERS??????
hemp25
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 2
posted August 06, 2001 12:18 AM
Yeah, I was just wondering how many people actually use bleeders out there and if you are having any luck with them. Our modified was running really well then all of a sudden the right rear went away. Just wondering if anyone else uses them. And also could anyone tell me how too find the NAIONAL POINT STANDINGS FOR UMP MODIFIEDS?

UMP#72
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 6
posted August 06, 2001 09:07 AM
I have used a bleeder valve in my right rear for two years now. there has only been one night when the bleeder stuck open causing trouble and it was during a feature with about ten caution flags. even with the valve stuck I still had 3 1/2 pounds after the race.

jlfastride
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 27
posted August 06, 2001 09:47 PM
i always have ran a bleeder in rr and i know some people use them in lr also never a problem i have the cheap longacre bleeders but the kwik change bleeders look pretty slick.

crystalmod33
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 3
posted August 08, 2001 10:12 PM
We have run bleeders for 2 years now, they work great on dry slick tracks like ours. I usually just run the bleeder on the rr to keep the car from getting to loose.

racinrich66
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 10
posted August 24, 2001 01:54 PM
I run a bleeder on the RR with a dust cap on it. It really seems to help the car after long caution periods. I just wander if a bleeder is a crutch for a heavy foot?

Rooster
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 90
posted August 24, 2001 09:21 PM
I've been running bleeders in both rear tires since 89 or 90. They are great after a yellow, the car is really fast for a few laps, it will give you the advantage on restarts. I think they are a must, look at Sprint Cars, I've seen two or three per wheel, HMMMMM, must be something to it. The pop offs are cool, and quick and easy, but it has been my experiance that the plastic materials used to produce them gets old and brittle within a season, I like the s-c-r-e-w type. I think that my right foot works very well and is not to heavy on a dry track, but like everything else, you have to give yourself every advantage you can, or you'll find yourself chasing and not racing!

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