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monteregal7
Member
posted June 29, 2002 12:51 PM
Your tire temp check in the tool box. Is that thing nuts? Here's the temps.
96 99 97 (LF)
112 109 99 (LR)
116 104 105 (RF)
128 122 119 (RR)


jammin
Administrator
posted June 29, 2002 08:49 PM
What order are these readings in?

jammin


monteregal7
Member
posted June 29, 2002 10:51 PM
Ok, just the way it appears on screen. It told me that the LR was too low air. LR 112 , 109 , 99. Should the far left (inside) of the tire be the same as the center to be right. How is the LR heat too high when it is less than the RR (CHECK OVERVIEW). Is there a number that should be less to be right. I do agree the RF should have more air (has 20 now). Track is 3/8 clay. Put in the numbers and let me know what you think. I thought the RF inside tire should be 12-18 degrees hotter with the camber at 5.
Thank you and let me know.


jammin
Administrator
posted June 29, 2002 11:06 PM
The heat is taking the average of all of the temps. That is why it is saying there is a problem there. Sounds like the tire is too low on pressure because of the much lower center pressure. The tire is scrubbing too much, but that could be because of the driving style or otherwise. The tool is a guide, not completely perfect. But just something to help you get on the right track. There is way too much heat buildup on the side of the tire, the load isnt spread evenly, which tells me there is something that needs to be looked at here. It shows that there is a problem. To me(not everyone's preference), tire temps should be equal all the way around the car as much as possible. This is the target. If you do this, you will have a balanced car that will handle and drive. I have used it as my target and seems to tell me everything I need to know on what to do to the car to make it better each time I run. I hope this helps some.

jammin



monteregal7
Member
posted June 30, 2002 11:13 AM
Thank you for your time. I'll work with it some more. Tire pressures now are,
LF 12.5
LR 14.5
RF 20.0
RR 19.5
Thanks again and I'll look harder for something I missed. "There's always room for improvement when the gas is not on the floor all the time."


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