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iowa_dirt_track_girl
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posted May 06, 2005 09:31 PM  
We are fighting a bad push in the middle making the car loose on exit the car is loose on entry but not loose enought to spin out you can still drive it in pretty hard and not loose it but when you get back on the gas it pushes really bad

1200rf 1100 lf 200lr 175rr 3inch offsets on both front and a 3 on the left rear a 4inch on the right rear cant get more then 1/2 inch stagger have about 1 1/2 in the front but the left front tire is about bald i would say less then half tread
The shocks are a extra heavy to heavy on the rf and a medium on the rr soft on the left rear and medium on the left front
Any ideas

[This message has been edited by iowa_dirt_track_girl (edited May 06, 2005).]

racer17j
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posted May 06, 2005 09:51 PM  
how does the rear geometry look with the front?....as in the rear tires compared to the front tires?

They say a narrower rear makes a loose car but a rear tire sticking out one side can also jack up a theory.

smallrock98
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posted May 08, 2005 12:56 AM  
Your right front spring is not too bad. I myself would go no more than 1100 on that but your left front is way too stiff. Try an 850 or 900 on that. The next thing I see is that your right rear spring is toooooo soft. Stiffen it up between 300 to 400 pound spring and maybe go up to 250 on the LR. You could also try running 4 or 5 pounds of more tire pressure in the LR compared to the RR. That will take a little traction off of the LR letting the RR grab more and help you turn. Also taking a few pounds of air out on the RF will help. Could also toe in the RF 1/8" to 1/4". But the very first thing I would do is change that LF spring. Start there and see what happens.

racer17j
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posted May 08, 2005 09:36 AM  
I just knew someone would comment about the RR spring. After thinking about it a bit, you may be right 17j. We run a 400 pounder on the RR and works well for us. I guess she could start out with at least a 250 and adjust from there.

racer17j
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posted May 08, 2005 01:37 PM  

I think I'd try moving the 1100 to the rf and what ever you have below that for the lf800-900-1000. I like the 900 on the lf if you have one.You may want to try taking a few lbs of air out of the rf and the Lb, also as long as your not already way down on air pressure. Your best thing is to add stager if you can get another tire. This will help you the most with out moving the springs.

iowa_dirt_track_girl
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posted May 09, 2005 11:02 AM  
I think i found the problem the left rear shock went bad but thanks for the help
Iam going to try a stiffer rr sping like 200 on the rr and 175 on the lr and a tie down shock on the lr

    

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