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Dirt Roller

Total posts: 7
posted May 05, 2002 10:12 PM
When coming out of the corner my car is pushing bad but going in and midway its fine.
my car has
lf= 800lbs springs with 75 afco shock
rf= 1000lbs spring with 76-2 afco shock
lr= coil spring 200lbs with 93-5 afco shock
rr= 175lbs spring (Coil)with 94 Afco shock
panhard bar second hole from bottom rear
torque arm has a 375 spring with a 73 shock

Do i need more roll over?
When i measured the shock after a race i had
rf=1 1/2 in.
lr= 21/2 in.
rr= 2in.
Somebody help please!!

Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 3
posted May 06, 2002 02:05 AM
your rf and lr shock are one of your problems, try using just a straight up 76 on the rf and a 94 or 95 on the lr. Your spring rates seem pretty high in the front for a modified but you don't clarify which chassis you use. Also what is your rear stear set at.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 15
posted May 06, 2002 09:45 PM
I agree. Your rf shock is the problem. You need a straight up shock so you can control that 1000# spring.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 7
posted May 08, 2002 04:34 PM
I have a Sardenson Chassis
I just cant get any body roll ?

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 25
posted May 08, 2002 09:50 PM
just sounds like a little to much ft springs lf 700 rf 800 just a thought the buzzard7

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 15
posted May 10, 2002 09:46 PM
I have a sardeson car also. What frame do you have, metric or chevelle. If you have a chevelle, your front springs are to stiff. I run 73-77 chevelle frame with lf 800--- rf 900, with 4 inch offset wheels on a very high banked 1/4 mile track. I need a little more info on the track you run on to give better advise. With my car when I raise rf spring rate it always got a bad push out, and with that 6/2 shock it magnifies it. Are your shock measurements correct? Your getting more travel in left side? Them should be reversed. I get rf 3- lf 2- rr 31/4- lr 21/2

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 33
posted May 11, 2002 02:28 PM
Drop your panard/j-bar to get that body to roll.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 66
posted May 11, 2002 11:14 PM
Isn't a Sardeson chassis basically a Speedway kit that is all put together? If so, I have a Speedway kit car that I ran last year and still do on short tracks. It really didn't roll that much... It was a very smooth and stable car. On the really slick tracks, I set the ride height up about 1" and that really helps with the sidebite. But, since you are tight from the middle off, I would suggest going to a 900# RF spring. I don't run mine that heavy ( I'm at 650 LF and 750 RF ), but 100# of split should be plenty for your car. Rolling the car more won't help in your circumstance. More stagger would help, also.


Dirt Roller

Total posts: 15
posted June 08, 2002 07:23 PM
7575 just wanting to know if your car is any better?

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