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tobywi
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 2
posted July 23, 2004 11:35 AM  
When the panhard bar is mounted behind the rearend how does the length effect handling? Left side mounted to the frame right side mounted on the backside of rearend. It has a 2 link with pullbar RR brake floats

mod70
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posted July 23, 2004 12:20 PM           send a private message to tobywi   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/QuoteBBBBBB
The longer the bar is, the slower the reaction it has. A short bar on the left side of the pinion will throw the car over quicker than the long bar mounted to the right.

dogwalker
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 65
posted July 23, 2004 12:25 PM  
Longer panhard bars also load the right rear more than a short or j-bar that loads both tires more evenly.


MOD75D
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 236
posted July 25, 2004 12:37 PM  
I ran a shorty bar for the first time last night and I will not be taking it off. I love how it loads the LR.

leftturn73
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 199
posted July 26, 2004 05:20 AM  
This might be a opinion thing but what would be best for a dry slick track. I was thinking of running my long bar behind the rear in heats (load the right) and if I see the track drying out (which most tracks do these days) then change to the shorty for the feature (load the left)
Any thoughts.

ss#2
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 80
posted July 30, 2004 11:11 PM  
how short of bar do you have to run to lift the body up to bite more?i will be running rear mount panhard bar it is 18"long can i go to the other side of rear end i thing mine would be 8"long if i do will that work?

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