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kenny petitt
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 32
posted September 08, 2005 12:50 PM  
is it better to run neg stagger in the front (little tire on right). or do you want your small tire on left side.

racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 5390
posted September 08, 2005 03:49 PM  
they are a lot of cars at my track that has started that and there doing good but i don't know how that would work

racin78p
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 333
posted September 09, 2005 12:55 PM  
Tallest tire right front. Next tallest right rear. Next tallest left rear. Smallest left front. All for your local TACKY track. One inch stagger difference is really good, but that depends on the tire you can run at your local track.

For a dry slick, even up the rear stagger and you will be surprised on what the difference can be. The idea is to get more bite on the left rear to even the load on a slick surface, thus giving you more forward traction (bite). Adding a pound of air into the right front will transfer a lot of bite into the left rear!

So it all makes sense, taller right side gives you a natural "turn" into the corners. Of course and as always, much depends on how you set the car up with scaling, wheel off-sets, air pressure, ect. Much can be gained by playing with air pressures, wheel off-set and stagger. Which CAN be the easiest adjustments that a guy or girl can do at the track to get their car to go FASTER and more PREDICTABLE. Have fun!

Race on.

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racin78p
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