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donslink
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 18
posted May 03, 2002 04:24 PM
The more lr bite you have in the car the car becomes looser coming in and tighter coming out right,i understand how it tightens the car up coming out but i don't understand how it would loosen you up coming in.

modracer817
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 9
posted May 03, 2002 04:34 PM
try running a little more front brake on entry, wont free up the rear as easily. unless you are unhappy with your car coming off, then you may need to look into puting some right rear in the car, could you maybe explain a little more whats going on from entry to exit, and trck conditions.

donslink
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 18
posted May 03, 2002 04:47 PM
The car is a-o.k but i am wondering if that is true that the more bite you have the looser the car becomes on entry and why? THANKS

Azrace
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 21
posted May 03, 2002 05:19 PM
Yes, that is true. The reason it loosens entry is that the l/r tire is getting more traction and causes the car to pivot around it.

wfoondirt
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 242
posted May 05, 2002 04:55 PM
Triing to tighten entry by decreasing cross is a crutch and results in an overworked rr especially if the car is tailed out on entry. That is the reason it feels like it tightens the car because the rear tires are sliding lateraly on entry. If the car is driven in straighter decreasing cross will actually loosen the car. Ideally you should tighten/loosen entry with your shock/spring package to get all 4 tires working on entry. The most active corners on entry is the right front and left rear. In a properly set-up car increasing cross will tighten all aspects of the corner.

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