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Author Topic:   crossweight
FASTLAP
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 171
posted May 06, 2004 05:51 PM  
if your were wanting to increase your cross %, how would you do it? I have 57% rear, but only 50% cross. I was wondering if I should just put in throught the rf and lr or move some lead to the left side. Oh, and I have 52.7% left side now. Car is tight all the way through the turns, feels like it's just working off the rr. It's a 4bar (lr clamped) z-link. Thanks for any help

udecide66
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 229
posted May 06, 2004 08:57 PM  
When I increase cross weight in my car,
I put 1 turn in the RF & LR then take 1 turn out of my LF & RR this way it increases cross % and keeps my ride heights the same.
On my car this will increase my cross % about 1 1/2-2% but it also increases LR bite
It seems when I get around 130 pounds of LR bite it really upsets the car, makes it real loose and hard to drive, so I keep it around 100 or less.

WPP
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 451
posted May 06, 2004 09:15 PM  
You may just need to try to add left side weight to see what happens if you are running the lr clamped you are gaining cross weight on the throttle more leftside weight will loosen the car up on entry. Keep your cross the same and add a 1/2% at a time.

FASTLAP
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 171
posted May 07, 2004 04:29 AM  
Thanks for the replies. One other question is I already have 88# left rear heavy. Like udecide66, I'm not a big fan of over 100# lr. So, how would I bump up the cross % without bumping the lr weight up any more? Can it be done?

joeltjen
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 182
posted May 07, 2004 09:35 PM  
you need to move some weight to the right side of the car. then re-adjust to get your bite numbers. shoot for around 51.4 to 51.8 leftside. your front weights should be real close to equal in this range. i would guess your about 50 or 60 more on the left front now???

FASTLAP
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 171
posted May 08, 2004 04:43 AM  
absolutely right! 57# lf to be exact. I just moved some lead to the left side last night. without having it on the scales, ought to be around 110# lr 51% cross. I might try it like that for tonight just to learn something, trial and error - right?

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