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Author Topic:   Rear Weight Split - Leaf
racinfool
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posted October 23, 2002 09:12 PM
Just getting into street stock racing and I'm trying to understand this "stuff". We're running 3/8 mile, medium to high banking, clay oval in central PA. Just got a turn key??? 76 camaro, about 3000# with driver. 8" rims w/ racing tires, 365ci, 2 barrel, etc. A previuos message stated a rear split of 50-75# with the RR being the heavier spring. The camaros where I run are using heavier LR springs to get the forward bite off. My car has LR 225# and RR 200#. Also, many of the front runners are using heavier front springs then stated in messages I've read here. The norm is LF 1300#, RF 1600#. I've only run this car once. Besides HATING the lack of power steering (soon to be changed) the car pushed bad mid corner. Any comments would be appreciated.


c21
Member
posted October 24, 2002 12:20 PM
atre you planning to run roaring knob?


racinfool
Member
posted October 24, 2002 06:18 PM
Nope, going to run a track in Mechanicsburg called Silver Spring Speedway. Tight track and very competitive. Three divisions ---Super sportsman, late models and street stocks.


redneck racing
Member
posted October 27, 2002 09:20 AM
I agree with c21 i think your front springs are alittle to much. I run about the same kind of track and use the same rears with 1000# rf and the 900# lf ive thought about going up to 1100# and 1000#. Eddie


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