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mod2_x
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 38
posted August 05, 2004 05:33 PM  
Here is my problem. Car seems fine may be a little loose getting in but as I get in to the gas after the car is set in the corner it wants to start comming around. set up is as follows.

lf 850# shock is a afco 75 scale# 541 3" offset rim
rf 950# 76-2 563 2" offset rim with a 1/2" spacer
lr 325# 94 760 3" offset rim
rr 275 94 609 3' offset rim
scaled with out driver
cross = 53.6
rear = 55.3
left = 52.5
brake floaters on right and left. right mounted level to the rear with no adjustment, left mounted to the front with about 15* upward angle.
swing arm car with springs on lower arms


lr lower arm in next to top hole upper arm next to bottom hole.

rr lower arm same as left next to top hole upper arm level.

j-bar in next to bottom hole on right side of pinion and frame side in next to bottom hole basically top of bar is level when the car is at its ride heights.

torqlink with 1000# spring mounted 20* down hill with a 90-10

I do believe that the bottom chassis rail is comming up an hitting the axle housing and is causing problems also but dont have the resources at this time to cut and refab one lower. Ive been reading about the shorty bar mounted on left of pinion and would like to try it but i am not sure if this will help or compound the problems i have. I am a new driver and need to work on foot control as i feel that i may be the cause of the car comming around with a heavy foot. any input on the short bar would be of great help. Also if there is anyone in the kane Pa area that would be interested in helping me learn the driving and set ups please let me know as of right now i am a one man team with little to no help at all. Looking for help and a teacher.

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mod70
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posted August 05, 2004 07:51 PM           send a private message to mod2_x   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/QuoteBBBBBB
Add rear % to 58-59. 4" off on RR. Shorty bar will make car react faster, I wouldn't sugest it. Keep the changes simple until you can run consistant laps and can really tell what the changes are doing to the car.

mod2_x
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 38
posted August 05, 2004 08:10 PM  
Thanks for the info. I will be adding some weight to the rear. Should it be mounted in the center or offset it to the left and should it be higher or lower in the rear.

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mod70
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posted August 06, 2004 01:52 AM           send a private message to mod2_x   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/QuoteBBBBBB
If the track is heavy put it on the left, if dry, center or right. Always mount it higher rather than lower.

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