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Author Topic:   Loose In
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 4
posted July 29, 2002 11:55 PM
I have a problem with the car being loose going into the turns on dry slick. Mid turn & turn exit are good. The car has a midsize metric stub with stock lower arms. Springs: lf700-rf800-lr225-rr175. Shocks: lf74-rf75-lr94-rr94. 2 link, springs on top. Links are equal, 17 3/4, 11 deg. up to frame. AFCO spring link 700# spring, 36" long @ 19 deg., 2" travel. Jbar in second hole from bottom, 2" up on frame. ls54%-cross51%-rear56%. Car rolls over good according to shock travel and forward bite doesn't seem that bad. I have tried 58% rear-200# spring on right rear & Jbar up on frame. No noticeable difference. Track is 3/8 high banked. I've ran out of ideas and would appreciate any advice. Thanks

workin it
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 11
posted July 30, 2002 12:38 AM
I've never ran a metric car, but on any modified I have had, less left side percentage will definitely help on turn entry if you are loose, but lower it in small increments until it hurts you in mid turn and exit.
Or, drop left side without driver to 52 percent and your entry should be vastly improved, then adjust on car to get the rest of the turn and turn exit good again. Hope this helps.........

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 130
posted July 30, 2002 12:39 AM
softren rf by 50 lb. can you move your right rear in if so do it. move right front out. and left rear out.

Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 4
posted July 30, 2002 01:17 AM
LITTLEMAN, thanks for the reply. Wheel offsets are lf3"-rf2"-lr2"-rr4". Thanks again

Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 95
posted August 07, 2002 10:32 PM
One more thing you can try is to adjust the brake bias, you could have to much rear brake which will cause you to get loose going in.

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