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Author Topic:   ride height
racn77
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 2
posted April 09, 2002 08:45 PM
Does anyone have advice on setting ride height? I seem to be chasing my tail. Adjust one area throw another area off.
Thanks for any help.

neverenoughbrew
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 56
posted April 10, 2002 07:46 AM
The only things you can change with your jack bolts and eliminators is wedge(cross wieght) and ride height. Rear and left side percentages are constant and will not change much unless you fisically move mass. So, I would begin by getting the car scaled closely to what you want. Then set the ride hieghts as nessasary using 4 corner or 2 corner adjustments as needed. If you jack around on one corner at a time, you will be chasing it for a long while.

neverenoughbrew
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 56
posted April 10, 2002 07:49 AM
The only things you can change with your jack bolts and eliminators is wedge(cross wieght) and ride height. Rear and left side percentages are constant and will not change much unless you fisically move mass. So, I would begin by getting the car scaled closely to what you want. Then set the ride hieghts as nessasary using 4 corner or 2 corner adjustments as needed. If you jack around on one corner at a time, you will be chasing it for a long while.

hiredgun
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 16
posted April 11, 2002 01:55 PM
i start by setting the ride as close as possible to where i want it. as notenuffbeer
said your rear and left are there and thats what you got unless you move weight or go on a diet.
When it come to setting the cross i turn the jacks evenly on both sides to help maintain the ride.
if i need to add cross i will put 2 in the rf and take 2 out of the lf and put 3 in the lr and 3 out of the rr, so on and so forth untill i get it like i want. sometimes i will look at the rear to make sure its where it needs to be and just lower or raise both sides to get it whre i what it.
the main thing it to not make alot af change to one corner only.
Same goes to the rear axle squareing dont lead it all on one side , do half anf half so the pinion stays the same . HG

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