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Author Topic:   Help me please !
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 2
posted January 10, 2004 07:29 PM  
I got a 86 Monte and want to race it. is there somewhere I can get information on what to do to the frame and suspension to race it. I have seen some cars and have noticed the frame is cut and the motormounts are relocated. How much do I cut off of mine?

nate 11
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 316
posted January 10, 2004 08:44 PM  
if you are new to the sport the best thing to do is get someone that has done this kind of work, have them to help you.or take it to good chassis builder with your rules have them to build it. hope this helps. later.....

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 44
posted January 10, 2004 08:53 PM  
If you're in a pure stock class, I wouldn't think your rules would allow you to move the engine back to the point you had to cut the frame? If this is your first time raceing, keep it simple! Advice from xrookie.
12" tall front springs, 1000lf,1200rf,225lr,200rr,good shocks and be safe and have fun.
Go back through all the posts and you'll find the answer to every question you have.
This forum is the best source of information I have found yet.

rico 08
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1139
posted January 11, 2004 08:01 AM  
If you are talking 'bout cutting the crossmember for fuel pump clearance that's only necessary when you move it back more than just a few inches,in the purestock class that's a dead giveaway.

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