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Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 96
posted May 30, 2005 08:48 AM  
what %'s and numbers should i have for this car got out of mods and now have a leaf and have no clue about rear percent and cross and LR for a leaf car. im gona be running 3/8 track not much banking and allways dry slick come feature time...

Thanks amon 4A camero

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 137
posted May 30, 2005 02:21 PM  
dont know if its right or not but I run

53 left
56 rear to start night and 58-60 for dry.
53 cross was loose off 57 cross was tight when not on the gas.

with 53 cross I had 230 lr, lf\rf even

with 57 I had 265 lr and the rf 100 heavier

Im at 55 cross now with the rf 60 heavier and 240 lr, this set up is really close to the another time when it worked pretty good.

all my scale numbers are minus driver total car wt is 3000 on scales.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 48
posted June 03, 2005 07:22 AM  
HOw did you get the rear% so high and still have a 3000# weight? Mine is a coil car (ford) and is 400# over weight just to get 53-54% rear.

Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 4
posted June 03, 2005 09:57 AM  
I would be interested to know how you got the rear % so high, as well. My Camaro is 3110# w/o driver & ballast, and 3400# race-ready. Even with 60# ballast on LR, the rear weight is about 49%. Left is 53%, cross is 48-51%. I think we would have to add another 200# to get to 54% rear, and all scaling is done with driver weight in car.

[This message has been edited by 74s (edited June 03, 2005).]

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 137
posted June 03, 2005 05:30 PM  
Its a full body full floor full firewall car 1975 nova. small 1.25 tubing up front. alum bumper in front stock rear steel bumper.

lw axles,3rd members,2 inch shaft,18lb bellhousing,7 lb clutch,86 lb tranny, lw rear rotors.

56 rear is at 3000
60 rear takes 3200

both are no driver wts, but full of fuel etc.

the car weighs 2740 race ready with no lead at all, with a alum intake motor, 31 inch radiator.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 48
posted June 08, 2005 08:00 AM  
How long is the wheel base? Just wanted to know if you slide the car through the turn with that high of cross %


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