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ALCOHOL
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 46
posted August 21, 2005 01:38 PM  
What makes a car get agressively throttle tight? This happens about 5 laps into the feature event. We do run about 60% cross weight and about 300 lbs. of left rear, last night the track started to take rubber.We had a hard tire on the rr and a soft one on lr. Should we of had different tires for this condition? Last night was the first time this ever happened with this car. We have run this set up almost all year and this was the first for these problems.Thanks..

o5racer
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 402
posted August 21, 2005 02:45 PM  
Need alot more info about your car but my first guess would be the 300# pounds of bite. I run about 230 in mine but that is about all the more I would want to go. It gets real pushy in the middle if I dont drive it right. How much rear are you running and what kind of car?\
Nick

Steve Dupree
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 316
posted August 21, 2005 02:58 PM  
I wish i had this kind of problem and answered myself in the ? i ask. Read what you ask and you will answer your own ? 60% left come on 300 left bite LOL how do you not push. Lets look at more like 53% left and then have a problem. Why just 60% why not make it run on that side LOL just kidding but man that is way to much left and rear bite to ask that ? You have your answer in your ? Too much left and Too much Bite

ALCOHOL
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 46
posted August 21, 2005 08:26 PM  
Steve,,,,if you would read the post right you would see I never said it was 60% left,,,,It is 60% cross...there fore I did say that we had run this for quite a while and last night was the first time for this problem,,,sorry for your feathers being ruffled.

ALCOHOL
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 46
posted August 21, 2005 08:28 PM  
05 racer,,,,I'll get back to you soon. I'll have to get scale sheets out and study them.

hoosier transplant
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 104
posted August 21, 2005 08:53 PM  
If you've been running this setup and it just started, it almost sounds to be as though you have a suspension bind somewhere. I would guess probably the right front but it might be anywhere. That's alot of bite and a lot of cross, but if it used to work and now doesn't that doesn't seem like your problem.

iowa_dirt_track_girl
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 461
posted August 21, 2005 10:44 PM  
Well if ya want my two cents worth i would say that the track had bite in it making the car not spin off the corner therefor making that car tight

CLBaker25
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 193
posted August 22, 2005 12:29 PM  
How new is your right front? We had this problem in the past after running the same setup for a while and the problem was the right front tire went away. Try running a newer right front and that might fix the problem.

Steve Dupree
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 316
posted August 22, 2005 05:29 PM  
No ruffled feathers hear. We just think that is alot of left bite and cross and you are going to push on a tight track i would think. Sorry if i sounded rude!!!!!! Sure didnt mean too Take care and sorry you took it wrong. Or i wrote it wrong.

racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 5390
posted August 22, 2005 08:23 PM  
drop that cross 10% your overworking that rf and with that much bite your just basicly rolling that rf over onto the side wall

    

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