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Author Topic:   more left front spring then right front
OppendikeRacing29
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 135
posted April 11, 2005 08:14 PM  
anyone run more lf spring then the rf, whats the reason for this or whats the reason not to? Thanks for any help

k2dirtnut
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 33
posted April 12, 2005 11:08 AM  
aI was told that was what I needed to do to get my car to turn better in the corner. I did it and it felt like it was picking the left front up off the track, I wasn't use to it and switched them back. What it does is help the car roll over on the right rear it's not very squirley coming off the corner an it seems to have a lot more traction

justin
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 263
posted April 12, 2005 02:32 PM  
Running a stiffer LF can really help maximize yor forward bite off the corner. When you run a stiffer LF it will decrease your dynamic cross on enry and increase it at exit. If you do try it, keep an eye on your shock travel at the RF to make sure that it isn't bottoming out on ya.

Justin

monteregal7
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 126
posted April 12, 2005 04:10 PM  
justin is right. This too because I ran 1200 LF and 1100 RF last year. Loose off the gas and tight on the gas. Good for running the bottom to hook that LF and help pull you around the corner. Be careful and don't go to stiff because when you get back on the gas to early the front wheels will push. Play with the springs and get what feels good for you. Remember it is important to make changes for on and off the gas not really in and out of the corner.

Todchester
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 23
posted April 12, 2005 10:30 PM  
Seems to work well on shorter-flat tracks. Not so good on llong or high banked tracks.

crew81
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 10
posted April 12, 2005 11:05 PM  
One thing I've heard about dirt is that sometimes it is better to have two tires sticking really well than four only fairly. So by transferring the left side weight you gain more traction on the right.
I could have just passed on a myth though, correct my if i'm wrong.
Andrew

    

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