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Author Topic:   front sping split ? yea or ney
lightning85
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 12
posted June 02, 2002 12:45 PM
i have a home built chassis . i know thats my first strike. but anyway back to the question . Is a large split between front spings a advantage at any time?

155fan
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 30
posted June 02, 2002 08:37 PM
I USED TO HAVE AN OLE PRO CAR WITH STOCK SPRING LOCATION ON THE METRIC FRT. A FEW YEARS AGO AND HAD A 1200 RT. FRT. AND A 800 LT. FRT. BUT THE OLE CAR WAS FAST AS SH#T . WAS NEVER SUPPOSE TO WORK WITH THAT KIND OF SPLIT EITHER , BUT EVERYONE THOUGHT IT WAS FAST WHEN IT SLICKED UP ESPECIALLY . NOW I RUN A 100 # SPLIT WITH MY LIGHTNING METRIC CLIP NOT STOCK LOCATION BUT I WOULD LIKE TO TRY SOME OF THAT STUFF THAT'S NOT SUPPOSE TO WORK AGAIN JUST TO SEE .

wfoondirt
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 242
posted June 03, 2002 01:24 PM
I know alot of people that swear by a real soft lf spring on a high bank track, but i haven't seen a noticable improvement on a dirt car, but there is some merit to the theory. Most dirt cars run well 50-100lbs softer on lf.

chief4car
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 46
posted June 03, 2002 04:57 PM
I think alot of it has to do with driver preference anf feel. I have limited late model with a stock stub and my driver likes a 900 LF and 1450 RF. Have tried other combos but driver is not comfortable. Seems to be working though, we are in top five in points at two different tracks.

Tom Asmus
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 161
posted June 03, 2002 07:45 PM
I used to run a 100# split on my modified, I have a new car and I am gonna try runnin even rate springs in the front of it. The fast guys here are doin it and they are FAST!!!! Its worth a try!

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