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hobbystock24
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 8
posted May 08, 2005 01:32 PM  
what length of springs are you supposed to run on a metric. i run 13"'s on the rear and it looks like it sits to high. thinking about changing to 11"'s but don't know if i should. what would this do to the handling. i'm not sure what lenght or diameter the front springs are, i'll have to check them. my cars doing pretty good but trying to get the setup right. track was very dry slick last night and car was really loose. its a big 3/8, slightly banked with big corners i have 1000 lf 1100 rf 200 lr 250 rr 4"offset on rr and 3" on the other three wheels. any help is greatly appreciated.

racer19x
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 26
posted May 08, 2005 05:39 PM  
your front springs are 51/2 inch diameter. I always used 91/2 tall fronts, and 11 inch rears. You will need solid or adjustable spring cups front and rear so you can set you individual ride hieghts.

[This message has been edited by racer19x (edited May 08, 2005).]

racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 5390
posted May 08, 2005 07:52 PM  
I'm with racer17 swap your back springs. I think you'll like it then,with the big corners OOOOOYa it'll stay hooked.Push the gas.

carver101
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 21
posted May 11, 2005 09:40 PM  
I am running the same front springs as you, but 200's on both sides of the rear. I was also very loose on the same exact type track. I am going to put a 225 in the left rear to tighten her up. You definitely need to swap the rear springs. Good Luck and Good Racing.

racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 5390
posted May 12, 2005 05:08 PM  
you'll just have to trust me on this, but I garranty you'll love it afterwards!!

Swap those rear springs, put the 250 in lr and the 200 in rr, and then take your four off and put it on lr and the three off on rr..

Again, I PROMISE you'll love it!!!!!!!!

You might even think about puttin a 1300# in the right front.

    

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