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poorboy5792
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 17
posted June 07, 2004 01:58 PM  
ok guys, we have a guy that is kicking our **** every weekend,and the thing is you never see his car out of shape, wet or dry track!! now a guy told me that he had a lf 1000, rf1200,225lr with no lowering block,200rr with a leaf tooken out,and a 1 1\2lowering block!!! now with that set up i thought it would push but it doesnt!!! how does this work and not push!!!?????? its a 76 camaro, purestock car!!! im thinking about trying something similar! because he is real fast in the center and getting in!!!!! any help on this guys???????? thanks!!!!

carolinafast
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 72
posted June 07, 2004 06:25 PM  
dude,
i personally am totally against attempting
to copy another racer's setup....
you would be much better off dealing with what you have and improving on it. there is an awful lot of super good racers on this forum with tons of expirence.
the thing is there are many other variables
to his setup that we don't know. from here his setup sounds like an asphalt car.you obviously are at least running pretty close??

poorboy5792
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 17
posted June 08, 2004 05:19 AM  
i am not talking about duplicating it, i have a lf900,rf1000, thinking about goin up to lf 1000, rf, 1200 ,or 1000,lf 1100rf what can i expect??? 3/8 mile hard,dry slick track!!!!!! i have a 225lr and 200rr!!!!!! car is loose now, good for a lap and a half, and the whole car just goes in sliding!!!

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slater00
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 147
posted June 08, 2004 07:40 AM  
Why does everyone run there car so stiff?
865lf 825rf
225lr 200rr
add 3/4 of a inch of trailing on rr helps alot to. I can almost hold the car wide open all the way around.

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jay116
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 428
posted June 08, 2004 07:52 AM  
I like mine softer on rf than the lf.

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juliaferrell
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 370
posted June 08, 2004 11:07 AM  
You should spring a car in relation to the amount of suspension travel your getting. Should have 3 to 4 inches on dirt and 2 inches or so on asphalt.

    

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