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posted April 28, 2002 07:56 PM
I agree... It sounds like your rear brakes have a little air in the line or something is going into a bind as you burn off fuel and your car raises up. I assume you don't have sliders, so it could be the RR shock. That's all I can come up with.


posted April 29, 2002 10:29 AM
Don't forget to check the static location of your rearend. If the right side wheelbase is shorter than the left the car will be tight. Also, make sure the angle of your trailing arms is not contributing to the problem by shortening up the right side wheelbase as the car has body roll (this would be caused if the angle is fairly flat). Last, when does the car get tight??? Is it tight through the middle??? Sounds like it. I had this problem, and improved the situation by decreasing the cross weight if it was tight on the throttle. Can also raise the panhard bar, increase stagger, and adjust the trailing arm angle to lengthen the rightside wheelbase as the body rolls. Increase the angle of the right trailing arm to achieve this. All these should loosen you up, but you don't want to go too far and cause a loose conditions. Experiment a little at a time.

posted April 29, 2002 04:01 PM
When you check your brakes make sure you dont have a craked rotor.A craked rotor pushes the puck in every time it go's by giving you less presure .Causes alot of brake problems.

posted April 29, 2002 10:26 PM
As the track dries does it get slick or take rubber? Sounds to me like the track is taking rubber with is the reason your car gets tighter. Not too many dirt cars go tight as the track gets slicker. If tight entry is your biggest concern i would try more front stagger and/or more rear brake bias. You may also want to try a stiffer lr spring say 225/250.
As someone mentioned you may want to look at your driving style from heat to feature and if your corner entry is different. Most drivers with a tight car will tail the car out early on a tacky track to get the car to turn through the corner but that doesn't typically work on a slick track. Corner entry is smoother and the car will react different.
I would fix any corner entry issues before i tackled the loose off condition, because entry handling will effect the whole corner.

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