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posted April 28, 2003 12:33 PM
I had the same problem on my 77 nova 3500#. I moved 60 lbs. from the right rear to the left rear and it cured the problem.

posted April 28, 2003 02:16 PM
It does sound like you need more left rear and also what rear % do you have those rear sorings are border line on being to soft for my taste but everybody likes a little different feel try some left rear or heavier leftrear spring just my opinion ....towman

posted April 28, 2003 03:52 PM
I think you should try to put the 1000# spring in your right front and the 850# spring back in the lt. front. This would allow more weight transfer thus loosening up your rear a little. I drive a camaro so what works for me may be way off for you but thats what I would try. Its free!!! You can even change back after warmups if you dont like it. Also check you front end for binding. I had a push in my car and was going to change springs until I found that my frt. rt. upper was binding like crazy from a brush with a fellow racer...

The Big Dawg
posted May 02, 2003 10:51 AM
hey,ARR get your cross weight up some try to get 52%-53% it will loosen you up comin in and make you tighter coming off the corner ,Iwould leave your springs were they are at1000lf,1250rf,250lr,225rr,I run the same front springs you have but I run a225lr and a 200 rr,sometimes 175rr depending on track conditions.

posted May 02, 2003 11:08 PM
I run the same springs in mine.
last weekend I was loose I moved
wieght from the rr to the lr to
load the left rear tire more and
it worked.
I would try the opposite by moving
wieght to the right rear to load
your right tire more.
A good way to check this is to feel
your tires after you run, the one thats
cooler needs more wieght.
Whatever you do, do one thing at a time
so you know what fixed it.

posted May 03, 2003 06:54 AM
you can also do this with air presure adjustmens on the left rear. if you are tight going in go up 2 pounds on the left rear and if it is loose go down 2 pounds on the left rear. i run the same set up as you. and i run the same size tire all the way around the car with 2 inch offsets all the way around the car.

posted May 03, 2003 01:05 PM
i would get my cross weight up by putting more stagger on the front

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