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34Racing
Member
posted October 27, 2000 06:01 PM
You really need a set of scales........I will have some here if your interested in buying some. They are used, but work well.

Mad Racing scales...you use then with bathrooms scales...not too bad.

speedster
Member
posted November 17, 2000 08:48 PM
sounds like if it works at one track but not at another you might be fighting a stagger problem if the two tracks have different banking its also possible you have to learn the driving line at the one track? when ever I go some place that I'm not familiar with I go out and hot lap with the fastest guy they have and follow his line!remember your following his line watch were they let off the gas and get back on it and if they roll on the gas or hammer down on exit. if you go in to hot you are more then likely causing your own push/loose and you can change the world and buy all the fancy go fasts there are and still have a push or loose condition? well I hope this helped even a little.


34Racing
Member
posted November 23, 2000 05:44 PM
if you use the socket method as soon as the left rear tire breaks loose when jacking it up you should be able to at least slide a pack of smokes under the right rear tire i have anywhere from 1 to 3 inches depending on track conditions it works for me i won 5 features this year never having my car on a scale


34Racing
Member
posted December 01, 2000 12:19 PM
what are your spring rates? and how tall are they? do you have wieght jacks?


34Racing
Member
posted December 02, 2000 02:20 PM
Let me know if you need a set of scales....one of our new sponsors (Mad Racing(www.madone.net)) sells a set for about 300 that will scale your car out and you will know what you have...otherwise your just stabbing at it. If you want a set of used scales...I have a set for 200 if your interested. Just PM me or email me....

jammin


BK19
Member
posted December 02, 2000 03:46 PM
34 racing i run a 82 regal have 1350 on rf 1250 on lf 250 on left rear 200 on rr and i do not run sway bars usaually sway bars are used if you run asphalt alot of peaople will disagree but if you have the right springs you dont need sway bars my right rear is about 1.5 inches off the ground when the left rear just starts to spin my car also wieghs 3200 with me in it and i have the bat and fuel cell to the left


34Racing
Member
posted December 03, 2000 02:30 PM
How do you perform the socket method, BK19? I remember seeing it done years ago, but my mind is not the same as it used to be.

[This message has been edited by Kojak (edited December 06, 2000).]

PEDDLER
Member
posted December 06, 2000 06:54 PM
Kojak; PM me on the other and I will tell you.
Jim


BK19
Member
posted December 06, 2000 08:58 PM
you take a socket like an inch or so or big enough to go over the weld on the pocket of the floor jack or you can just take the pocket off and put the socket where the pocket would go on the jack then you put it so the socket is under the center of the rearend NOT ON THE LIP WHERE THE COVERGOES in past it right behind the bottom center bolt you jack it up just until the left rear tire just starts to spin or break loose from the ground then you check the distance under the right rear tire for a tacky track you should be able to slide a pack of smokes under the right rear tire for a dry slick you would want twice that amount under the right rear tire i hope i explained it clear enough


Kojak
Member
posted December 07, 2000 08:31 AM
Sure did, BK19. Thanks.


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