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Author Topic:   up on the bars
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 165
posted July 30, 2004 02:04 PM  
i was just thinking how u got the cars up on the bars is it just how the pull bar comes back and lifts the car up and the rearend drops or what i have alway been amazed will someone plz explain how to do it thx

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 65
posted July 30, 2004 03:16 PM  
Since you have a two link, increasing the trailing arm angle, allowing the wheels to drive up under the car helps the car to "get up on the bars".

The pull bar with a lot of angle has an incredible rotational force (counter to the direction of the wheel rotation) that helps the car get up too.

In the corners, a short ph bar mounted low/angled causes a jacking effect as the car rolls over in the corner that also causes the left side of the car to get up on the bars at mid turn.

Also shorter bars react quicker and more extreme due to having much more leverage.

The videos posted with the rear end cameras really show whats going on under acceleration/deceleration. May want to jack the back of your car up and see how much everything moves.

A car up on the bars is easier for me to drive than a car that doesn't move much (as long as the bar angles are not too extreme).

It all makes more sense when you drive a car that gets up on the bars.....much better than this attempt.

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