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dtd_93
Member
posted July 08, 2003 11:06 PM

I just finshed playin with my car on the scales and well here is how it came out want some input... on what to expect on the track


865 866


832 743

total of 3305

left % 51.3
cross % 51.3
rear % 47.6

and I am running no sway bar for the first time... so all I can think is feet fail me not...

dtd_93
Member
posted July 08, 2003 11:07 PM
and oh yeah it is a metric malibu.... 3200lbs weight limit...


towmandan
Member
posted July 08, 2003 11:54 PM
If theres anyway I would start taking somemore weight off the front to get rear% and get you closer to 3200.....Towman


dtd_93
Member
posted July 09, 2003 04:38 AM
yeah alright but do you think it's gonna push or turn alright??? how will she behaive?


towmandan
Member
posted July 09, 2003 08:54 AM
I like a car pretty loose on a tacky track so I set mine up with about 60 to 70 lbs left rear and adjust air pressure to get around a 120 lbs on dryslick but your gonna have to see what you like all we can do is put you in the ball park and it sounds to me like your pretty close...Id like to see more split in the front.... just my opinion....Towman

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dtd_93
Member
posted July 09, 2003 03:56 PM
alright, all I wanna know is when I go into turn 1 for the first time this thing isn't gonna plow it;'s way up to the wall will it?


c21
Member
posted July 09, 2003 04:32 PM
well my rates are 1000 lf 800 rf
225lr 200rr

the coils are pretty good for the track we are runnin have aleady won one feature this year but my rear % was only 45 then and well I am tryin to do what I can to get it up....




dtd_93
Member
posted July 09, 2003 07:41 PM
and my right front is blocked off I am three brake racer...


waltonjr1
Member
posted July 09, 2003 10:05 PM
Did you mean 1,000rf 800lf? DEANJR#22

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dtd_93
Member
posted July 10, 2003 04:33 AM
no I meant what I said or typed.... am running reverse split... and those coils work good on our track


c21
Member
posted July 10, 2003 09:36 AM
hey thanks alot thats more of the response I was lookin for ... you see this is the first time I have scaled a car for myself and well I am a little nervous about what it is gonna do I am tryin it with out the sway bar and well I think I will be the only car up at my track with out one... so all I wanted to make sure is that the thing will turn when I come into the cornor... some one had told me cause I didn't have enought differance between the front wheels it was gonna push but that guy didn't know I am gonna run without a sway bar so I think that is why he thought I needed more weight on the left front... anyways thnx and I'll find out what it realy does tommorow night if it don't rain...


dtd_93
Member
posted July 20, 2003 11:58 AM
well finaly got to try it out ... the first fri was rained out... so got to try it this fri... and it does push a bit goin into the conners but once sideways it is pretty awsome...


towmandan
Member
posted July 20, 2003 12:07 PM
I like a car with a little push in it when youve got to run 3 wheel brakes cause when your working traffic its hard to hit the brakes just enough to set the car just right....But thats just my opinion...Towman


dtd_93
Member
posted July 21, 2003 03:31 PM
yeah the little push is kinda nice use the gas to set your line on the straigh away... but I went and ran a 1/4 mile track last night and well on the smaller track the push was worse so I am gonna see about gettin some cross outta it.... just got to track down the scales again....


maniac motors
Member
posted July 21, 2003 05:20 PM
my experienc has been smaller left front to turn in better and smaller left rear for free up the exit. but im still learning too.


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