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Author Topic:   standard leafs vs parabolic monoleaf
Dirt01
Member
posted October 11, 2002 03:50 PM
Is there any advantage to running the parabolic monoleafs instead of standard leafs on a 3/8 mi slightly banked dirt track in a 73 Nova street stock with 500ish HP sb 400 in?

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Donnie Ross
Member
posted October 13, 2002 07:44 AM
big unsprung wt, advantage


Dirt01
Member
posted October 14, 2002 12:04 AM
So does the lighter weight spring work better or is it just that the spring weighs less, thus overall lighter car?


66jj
Member
posted October 14, 2002 12:54 PM
quote:
Originally posted by Dirt01:
So does the lighter weight spring work better or is it just that the spring weighs less, thus overall lighter car?

I COULDNT FIGURE OUT HOW TO REPLY WITHOUT THE QUOTE.

ANYWAY I RUN PAVEMENT BUT AM MOVING TO NEBRASKA DIRT COUNTRY... IVE RAN DIRT ONCE IN WA, WITH MY PAVEMENT SPORTSMAN CAR QUALIFIED 3RD OF 32 CARS...(2500.00 TO WIN EVENT)

TH PARABOLICS ARE REALLY LIGHT, I RAN MULTIS OF 200/175 AND WENT TO PARA 200 AND 225 AND THEY WERE STILL WAY TOOO SOFT ON THE PAVEMENT. I GUESS 200 ISNT REALLY 200 IF YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN, IF YOUR CAR IS OVER 2900 ID GO WITH THE HEAVIEST PARABOLICS, I THINK 250 OR 275 FIRST, I GOT MINE FROM SUMMIT...IF YOU DONT NEED TO CUT WEIGHT OF YOUR CAR I MIGHT STICK WITH MULTIS THEY ARE SO DIFFERENT IT WILL TAKE SOME TIME TO GET RIGHT...

CAN I USE 7 INCH STROKE SHOCKS ON A IMCA MOD OR A PRO AM (STREET STOCK)?? I HAVE OVER 20 AND DONT WANT TO GET RID OF WHAT I CAN USE!!



ryan
Member
posted October 14, 2002 08:53 PM
What track will you be racing in Nebraska.


66jj
Member
posted October 14, 2002 09:02 PM
EASTERN, AROUND OMAHA, LOOKS LIKE THEY ALL HAVE SIMULAR RUELS...

JEFF

ryan
Member
posted October 15, 2002 04:42 PM
NRP and Eagle and Beatrice I beleive are pretty similar. There is quite a few imca tracks in the eastern half. I race about 2 1/2 hours north of omaha

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