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Dirt Freak

Total posts: 466
posted June 08, 2004 07:03 PM  
What is the best way to get more traction on a dry slick track? My car weighs 3040 I have
rf1150 lf1000 rr225 lr175 for springs. 2" offsets on the front and 4"rr 3.5lr. this is on a hobby stock.Metric Cutlas Thanks

[This message has been edited by BIGDADDYBOZ (edited June 08, 2004).]

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 461
posted June 08, 2004 08:50 PM  
Lower your spring rates in the back and let the car roll back more comming out of the corner just like a teater toter we have gone sometimes as low as 100 and 150 in the back on a really dry slick track

Just remmember that when you go softer in the back it will tighten the car up

Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1875
posted June 08, 2004 09:12 PM  
i would go slightly softer rr spring so it has less drive. heavery lr spring to increase its drive.
increase rear %.
increase lr bite also, free up entry and tighten exit.

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 102
posted June 09, 2004 06:02 PM  
if you have good traction on a wet or tacky track then all you will need to do is space out the left rear either with a wheel spacer or with using a different offset to tighten the car up on a dryslick track. Usually decreasing tire pressures about 1/2 to 1 pound in conjunction with the offsets works well too! Good Luck!

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 18
posted June 09, 2004 09:31 PM  
boz pm me!

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 461
posted June 09, 2004 10:52 PM  
Swap your rear springs aroundit will help you comming off. You will be able to get back on the gas faster

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 466
posted June 10, 2004 09:04 AM  
Sorry I typed that wrong. i do have the heavier spring on my lr.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 12
posted June 13, 2004 05:55 AM  
most of the tracks Around me are always dry slick (lack of rain) most of the front runners use a softer right spring, like a 900 rf and a 1000-1100 lf the rear springs are usually 150-300 it may vary on side and track conditions which one and where they are.


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