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Author Topic:   STIFF RIGHT FRONT
VIPER000
Member
posted February 27, 2001 02:53 PM
OK I KNOW THIS IS NOT SCIENTIFIC BUT I WAS WORKING ON THE CAR LAST NIGHT AND NOTICED SOMETHING. UP TILL NOW I HAVE BEEN RUNNING A VERY STOCK SETUP. NOW I WAS PUTTING IN A NEW RIGHT FRONT SPRING AND GOT A USED ONE THAT WAS PRITTY STIFF. HAPPENED TO LEAN OVER THE RIGHT FENDER AND ADJUST SOME THING AND NOTICED IT DIDN'T MOVE MUCH SO I RAN A QUICK TEST. I WEIGH 200LB AND SAT ON THE TOP OF THE FENDER RIGHT WENT DOWN LESS THAN 1/4" LEFT WENT DOWN 1 1/2" AND WHEN I SAT ON THE LEFT THE RIGHT REAR CAME UP. I RUN A 3/8 MILE BANKED CLAY OVAL. SO AM I *******.


jammin
Administrator
posted February 27, 2001 03:20 PM
viper, your fine, the harder spring will keep the right front from rolling when you get off the brakes, it will keep the left rear on the ground and keep you from getting too loose going in.


VIPER000
Member
posted March 02, 2001 11:57 AM
YOU DON'T THINK THIS WILL TAKE TO MUCH WEIGHT OFF OF THE RIGHT REAR.


jammin
Administrator
posted March 02, 2001 12:21 PM
The spring weight will not determine the weights.....the height of the spring will though....If your scaling your car out, you may have to take the spring out and cut it a couple of times before you get the scalings correct....