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JesterRacing28
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 107
posted September 04, 2004 12:58 PM  
Hey guys,

I am learning the ropes this year racing and learning a lot...but I still have questions about how to do certain things.

PROBLEM:

Car handles nice entering and exiting the corners and strong on the straight aways. I stay in the middle of the track in the groove and it enters and exits very nice..However, in the middle of the corner, it doesn't grab...the car itself hesitates thru the corner until the exit then grabs and flies down the straight away....granted its a buick Le Sabre cruiser....I want to get that bite halfway thru the corner...a guy at my home track says I have to adjust the tilt of my front wheels to get that extra grip....i thought I would get other opinions and the advice is VERY good on this site...is that my problem or is it something different...if it IS my problem..how can I adjust the tilt of the front wheels??

Jester

racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 5390
posted September 04, 2004 01:21 PM  
try somemore caster in right front,lean top of tire in,recheck toe

JesterRacing28
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 107
posted September 04, 2004 08:43 PM  
Havent touched the springs at all...I am not really familiar with the whole "bringing the top in" or tilting the wheels.


racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 5390
posted September 04, 2004 09:15 PM  
basicly take and put some shims in the right front a frame it will tilt the top of the tire in and make it so it has a bigger contact patch in the banked corners. i'm sure there is a shop there in fairmont that sets up race cars i'd find out who does it and have them set the alignment cost about 50 bucks but well worth it

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