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Author Topic:   Three link question and HELP
Mud Boy
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 20
posted March 22, 2005 07:28 PM  
Just moved up to the Mods and have an older chassis with a three link. I have a short pull bar and long lowers with a long panhard that is fastened to the left side chassis and to the right side of the Axle tube.
My problem is that the car comes off the corner great but pulls to the top of the Track and if you lift any at all it is all you can do to hang on to it. I think the problem is in the panhard but just not sure what to do with it. one person told me it was the shocks but they are very close to what he recomended. The weaker spring is on the right rear, these were the other way around when we got the car. do they need to be changed back? any help would be appreciated.
Thanks

cd2
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 161
posted March 22, 2005 08:21 PM  
Mud boy
For the time just try a 1/2-1" more rear stagger & see if this will keep the rear out a little longer& help you get lined up with the straight away.If not take a little C.W. out.If you are useing any hold down shocks this will happen some times. cd2

Mud Boy
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 20
posted March 24, 2005 04:14 AM  
Thanks for the reply CD2. I tried more roll out and still have a wild ride when I lift even the slightest. I did notice though that the panhard bracket on the frame is getting pushed around on the mount bar. This may be moving back and forth. I am going to try and tighten it or tack it off so there will be no movement to it. Don't know if they are the same but on my pavement car the heims were a little loose on the panhard and I was getting the same reaction as this.

droper23
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 233
posted March 24, 2005 06:28 AM  
I had a car that did that and it took a while for me to learn the fix. What I had to learn to do is when the car drifts to the wall, keep the gas pedal down and it will keep you from drifting all the way to the wall.

cd2
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 161
posted March 24, 2005 07:06 PM  
Mud Boy
What is the length on the pull bar & how much angle does it have? How much angle do you have on the panhard bar? Also how much left weight do you have with the driver?
cd2

Mud Boy
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 20
posted March 26, 2005 07:33 AM  
The pull bar is 22 inches with 2 degrees of angle. the panhard has 6 degrees on it. and I haven't put the car back on the scale since the spring change. will try and do that today.

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