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Author Topic:   dry slick 3 link
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 2
posted May 21, 2002 05:20 PM
Having trouble on dry slick .we run a 3 link,bisquit style pull bar.good or bad? track is a 1/4 mile smooth high banked.any spring ideas?125-100 lbs in rear? what about shocks? .car has 59% rear with lead .what about tire pressure ?we usually run 12lbs in backs.can you go lower?what about gear ?would a 529 with good motor, slow down the wheels so it wouldnt spin?any help would be nice.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 17
posted May 21, 2002 07:39 PM
If you could give alittle more information about you setup, spring rates, shocks, bar locations and the kind of handling problems you are having it will make it easier to give some suggestions.

Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 2
posted May 21, 2002 08:53 PM
The car lacks forward bite .car goes in good and centers well but isnt hooking up coming off.would a softer rubber in bisquit bar help .what about spring rate do people run 100 lb springs in rear ?we tried a 4010shock on lr, what about both sides?pan hard bar is close to parallel to keep car from rolling over good or bad ?we have the spring mounted in front and rear of rearendd .what about springs on the top of the rear end ?we race in nothern texas so dry slick is about all we see.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 73
posted May 22, 2002 12:18 AM
On our car we run a 200# spring on the LR behind the axle, and a 150# spring infront of the axle, a biscut type pull bar, and a J-bar. On super dry tracks we will run a 4-off wheel on the RR, and like a 2-off on the LR. With pressures around 10 on the RR and 7 on the LR. Also on our car (Dirtworks) the trailing arms have different mounting holes, and we will move the left trailing arm up one hole, and move the right arm down one hole if it is real dry. Also we will usually raise the j-bar up on the frame so it brings the RR in more. As for shocks, we used the table that is in the performance bodies catalog for a dry slick track. Those shocks should get you in the ball park. Hope this helps a little.

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