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Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 46
posted November 13, 2003 10:12 PM  
need a little help guys , i have a late model stock ,with a stock stub and 3 link rear my car is too tight on slick track entering turns , once i get it turned enough to get it up on the bar the car is very fast and works great just wont turn in to the corners, ok here we go lf 1250 rf 1100
rr 250 lr 300 lr bite 165, rear 54%,
ls53%, panhard 2nd hole from bottom 8 inched from under slung, oh yea on tacky track car works great front runner but on dry slick it will not turn into corners

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 206
posted November 14, 2003 07:33 AM  
What's the total weight of the car and the wheel offsets ?Also tire sizes.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 6
posted November 14, 2003 08:33 AM  
I also have a three link car with a stock clip and had the same problem for the first three weeks this year. It sounds like you may need to increase the RF spring rate or even swap the front springs. You may be pinning the RR tire to the track too hard which is not allowing the rear to come around. By increasing the RF it is putting the weight to the LR which will help you turn. I statrted last year with a 1050 RF and 900 lf. That was the setup that made me too tight like you described. I put a 1200 RF in and won the feature.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 46
posted November 15, 2003 10:04 AM  
hey i swapped the front springs around and the car was great went from 10 to first

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