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speeronline
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 102
posted September 02, 2003 07:38 PM  
I have been told that I should shut off fluid pressure to my RF brake so that my car pulls to the inside if I have to brake hard. I have been told that it help tighten up the car in the turns if I need it and help give more control if a car gets out of control and I need to manuever around it. BUT... I have notice that I have really good control during braking and I see a lot of pure stock cars that have done this and it looks like it causes more problems that it is worth...Maybe these dirvers just really $uck? Does anyone have any suggestions or comments?
Thanks
Speeronline

b4racing
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 626
posted September 02, 2003 10:10 PM  
My cousin drives that way and he has it down to an art. But I ;am not that craZy about it as I like to stop and beable to control it in a hairy situation. Just my .02 BObby

USAUS Racing
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 69
posted September 03, 2003 08:51 AM  
As Ive said before - all stock and ministock rules Ive read state that all for brakes must be working.

MINI2.3DIRTRACER
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 115
posted September 03, 2003 07:56 PM  
BRAKES WHATS THAT? OUR RULES SAY NOTHING ABOUT BRAKES-AND THEY HAVE NEVER CHECKED ANYWAY. I MYSELF USE A (1) BRAKE ON THE FNT LEFT IT HELPS WHEN I DO USE THEM IN THE TURN (PILE UPS) TO PULL ME DOWN (LEFT) AND HELPS GETTING OFF THE TRAILER, ALSO CUTS SOME WIEGHT. ANYWAY THAT'S JUST MY 1 CENT, I'M STILL A ROOKIE.
GOOD LUCK

sideways
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 715
posted September 03, 2003 08:52 PM  
We race 2cars 1 stock and 1 mini both 3 wheel brakes.I kinda like them just another "tool"in the race to help getting around there if ya miss the set up.I know I know nobody ever misses a set up.lol

dirttracker98
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 284
posted October 03, 2003 11:00 AM  
2 wheel brakes lf & lr will get the job done just fine.

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Adams64
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 10
posted October 05, 2003 09:20 PM  
i have 3 wheel brakes that i run when i run at shippensburg cause it has really tight turns and it helps tremendously...but when i run linda's i have 4 wheel brakes....

grant

speedyd1
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 170
posted October 07, 2003 11:08 AM  
it helps in the corners but will do terrible things the first time someone spins on the straight away and you hit the brakes hard to miss them. ive tried it and changed it back to four wheel. shoot for the proper setup and try not to use it like a crutch to fix handling problems.

CLIFF73
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 24
posted October 09, 2003 09:34 AM  
I've been running three brakes the last yr and half actually since I started.It works great for me in the corners to bring the car down in turn 1 mainly, dont need in 3 and 4.But as mentioned earlier if something happens hang on get ready to use some arm if you have to go right in a hurry.

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