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Speedway65
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 344
posted March 21, 2005 07:01 AM  
Does anybody have an idea of pressures for the 8inch Hoosiers 3000lb metric car high banked 3/8 track?We always ran street tires will be a 1st on the Hoosiers.

AtomicPunk
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 130
posted March 21, 2005 08:50 AM  
Try something like this:
19rf, 16rr, 14lf, 14lr. Have someone watch your car to make sure the rf doesn't roll under too far. Adjust from there.

shifty8
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 123
posted March 21, 2005 03:42 PM  
would love to help but we run the flat track 1/3 mile. lf 9 lr 11 rf 15 rr 13 thats with the 8 inch hoosiers seem to work on our track if it dry out we adjust up a little to keep from rolling them over on the outside. wish i could be of more help im going to try the high bank this year for a night or 2 so maybe i will have to try so of the ideas from this typic

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racin78p
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 333
posted March 21, 2005 05:55 PM  
I run American Racers and put 15lbs. in right front with no problems (high banked, dry slick and ROUGH!). Our local track has a few shows where the mod's (and us Factory Stock guys) can run the Hoosiers. I know a few of them and they don't run more than 15 in the rf. As atomicpunk posted, have someone be looking at it as you run. The other way is to look at the rf after a race, and see where the dirt line is. If it is over the lettering on the tire, start adding a pound at a time until it is below the lettering. And of course you are hoping during all of this that you don't have a flat up there. Race on.

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Raz_900
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 635
posted March 21, 2005 06:14 PM  
Take a piece of chalk and mark the outside of the right side tires with a straight line from the tread down to the wheel. Run it about 5 laps and check to see how far it's rolling. With 27.5"x8" RC4s, I run about 13LF, 19RF, 13LR and 13-14RR. At 17 in the RF (11 on the RR) it would roll onto the side of the tire all the way down to the wheel!!

akadirtracer7
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 217
posted March 26, 2005 06:00 AM  
27.5 x8 Emod a or d 40 doule chain link tread, used to run them 15 rf 14 rr 13 left side go lower on the right side and stand a good chance of popping them off the rim no beadlocks.

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