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Author Topic:   track widht
nw15x
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 129
posted July 27, 2004 03:11 PM  
can someone explain the advantages or disadvantages of increasing the cars track width.

modracer09
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 66
posted August 02, 2004 11:37 PM  
its simpel a wider car will be more stabel and easyer to drive than a narrow car. like taking a penny and standing it on its side compared to a bottel of beer lol the bottel will stand up easyer.

cd2
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 161
posted August 03, 2004 08:58 PM  
nw15x,don't think the wide or narrow track matters that much on stability but the wheel base length does .A shorter wheel base is harder to drive for a driver without much experance & the longer one is more forgiven.On the track width a narrower one will transfer weight to the right better going in & through the corner than the wider one & if you race on dirt this is what you want for side bite . For exp. if i had a choice of a 68 " track width or a 78" i would take the 68" anytime. cd2

    

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