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Author Topic:   Sidebite on swingarm/swingarm help
tee1up6134
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 32
posted April 25, 2005 07:28 AM  
any suggestions? Just went from Jbar to long bar on back of rearend, it seemed to help some but need more. Thanks

Dman
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 270
posted April 25, 2005 07:42 AM  
Don't understand why the long bar made more side bite for you. The shorter j-bar loads quicker with the short arc. The j-bar made more sidebite for us as we could get more angle in it. Try moving your weight higher in the car and dropping the whole bar lower but still leave the axle side 4 to 5 ins. lower than the frame side. What spring rates are you running across the rear? Swing arm rates usually run 300 LR, 275 RR. Don,t get too soft on the RR or it won't bite because the RR spring will absorb the weight transfer instead of driving the RR tire harder into the track.

wfoondirt
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 505
posted April 25, 2005 07:47 AM  
I have to aggree on the stiffer rr spring. My car was real sensitive to the rr rear bar angle and the rr spring rate. Although my problem was the opposite of yours, I usually had too much sidebite.

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