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54pitboss
Member
posted September 07, 2003 11:23 AM
We have changed the springs from reverse set up, but now we are tight in-loose off. With 3 races left ( 2 points,one money) there is not anything we can do about rear %until next year,so where can we help car? springs-850lf,1000rf,200lr,175rr rear% 47.9,left% 52.1, cross% 51.5 shocks-76lf,763rf,953lr,94rr. track is 3/8 smooth dry slick w/12 deg bank. Bob


racer17j
Member
posted September 07, 2003 11:45 AM
what are you running for stagger? what adjustments can you make ie adding weight ,shims anything like that also can you change offsets last but not least what about air pressure


dirtrace54
Member
posted September 15, 2003 03:07 PM
My opinion is to try the rear springs switched and see what happens the lose off is probably because of the puch goin in. Focus on the first problem and it may solve the rest. hope this helps


36 Race Team
Member
posted September 15, 2003 05:58 PM
We changed the lr shock to a 94 and lf spring to 900. Car is now good off, but still tight in. We put one round in rr,but made the car a bit loose off again, so we are going to take that back out. What next?


S@Bracing
Member
posted September 17, 2003 02:49 AM
Can u run brake bias adjusters? When I can get the car good off and have a slight prob getting in I use the adjuster to fix it. I would try a LITTLE more rear brake. That is if your driver uses the brakes on entry, I know some driver preferr to get the car to turn without useing the brake as a crutch. Just my opinion.


dirtracer7
Member
posted September 17, 2003 07:03 AM
Had the same problem 3 weeks ago I move the right front tire in alittle and helped alot. For the next two races the handled fine until the guard rail jumped out at me last week= bent frame and end of this years racing.


cd2
Member
posted September 17, 2003 09:49 AM
54pitboss Change left rear shock to straight 5. Also add 25-35# of bite to left rear.If this does not loosen you enough going in add more L.R.bite untill car will set going in,as you add L.R.to loosen going in you will also get tighter off. CD2


cd2
Member
posted September 17, 2003 10:09 AM
54pitboss You can increase your left side weight some to loosen the car going in and this will also tighten you getting off.If you have some weight that you can move try about 30# on the upright bar behind the driver about 12-14" above the chassis.do not make this change and the above change at the same time might make you too loose in.If you try either one use the straight 5 shock or if you choose not to use either one still change shock. CD2


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