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Author Topic:   Throttle bite in corners
N4cer5
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 13
posted May 09, 2005 10:35 AM  
My problem is I cant get on the gas in the corners, have a severe lack of side or throttle bite. forward bite is perfect I just cant run with them through the corners cause their all hard on the gas and i have no bite. I run swingarms on the rear with 375 lr and 350 rr, 1100 rf and 900 lf, i run a long panhard bar that mounts behind the rearend. 49.3 cross, 57.4 rear, and 52 leftside, 3/8 mile high bank that gets dry slick by feature time. any suggestions on how to fix my problem. Thanks

Xtreme12x
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 874
posted May 09, 2005 10:49 AM  
Drop the rear springs by 100 pounds on each side, and raise the panhard on the frame side

dirtee1
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 28
posted May 09, 2005 12:16 PM  
We are having this same problem with a 4/z car and %'s very similar to yours. We have moved the panhard up on the frame side and did'nt seem to help. What we are doing next is going to up the lr bite from 70#
to 120#, but we have to wait until friday to find out if it helps. If you find anything out let me know. Thanks.

N4cer5
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 13
posted May 09, 2005 07:00 PM  
Xtreme 12x, I have been told by others to lower spring rate on the rear but the problem with that is my shock travel is all but maxed out as it is, The panhard was going to be my next move but havent had a chance to try it yet. Any thing else you can think of. dirtee1 I'll keep you posted not sure when my next time out will be, let me know if the extra lr bite helped. Thanks

WPP
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 451
posted May 09, 2005 07:08 PM  
You could try softening the right front spring

JMillerJr76
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 128
posted May 09, 2005 07:10 PM  
If you have the mounts on the frame for it, you should give either a J-Bar, or a shorty panhard bar a try. A few seasons ago, we went from a long bar, to a j-bar, and if the track will allow it(and by allow i mean being somewhat smooth) we would run a short panhard. That really helped our sidebite problem.

N4cer5
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 13
posted May 10, 2005 07:50 AM  
Yes, I have the mounts on the frame for the J-bar, I already have a J-bar ready in case I decide to try it, im just tryin to tune in this long bar because its much smoother as long as I can get the bite in the corners I need.

Xtreme12x
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 874
posted May 10, 2005 10:24 AM  
sounds like you need to re fab your shock mounts on both sides. Allow for alot of roll over. At ride height you want about 3 inches of shock hanging out on the lr and about 7 on the rr

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