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Author Topic:   Regal basic set up for street stock
racer13
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posted November 05, 2003 12:13 PM
I just got a regal full frame car. I was running a leaf camero. I need help with a basic 1/4 mile set up. everything! It has 355ci, powerglide trans /w 7.56 final gear should turn 6800-7000 rpm. track is tacky with low banking 8-10% in turns.Also please give me 1/4 mile dry slick set up. Thanks Bill


racer13
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posted November 05, 2003 12:14 PM
Sorry, also car is 3300 lbs. with driver. Thanks Bill


nate 11
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posted November 05, 2003 06:10 PM
go back to the camero. lol.......


racer13
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posted November 05, 2003 09:35 PM
Please help guy's someone has a basic set up for the metric car. Thank you Bill


ssr1st
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posted November 05, 2003 10:41 PM
they got a topic in the purestock fourm for a metric setup with info there


racer13
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posted November 07, 2003 03:14 PM
I need some help on a baseline setup. Does anyone have any info that would help. Thank you Bill


ssr1st
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posted November 08, 2003 03:43 PM
clcik this link there some here http://www.thedirtforum.com/cgi-bin/postdisplay.cgi?forum=Forum1&topic=001054


Kent
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posted November 14, 2003 09:44 PM
Hi Bill - I run a Cutlass and a Regal street stock on a half mile track. I can give you a little help on some basics for the G-Metric chassis.
First thing you will want to do is to install adjustable shims for your front springs so you can set front end ride height and any camber into the front end that you might want. I run the 9" Hypercoil springs in the front -- LF - 1000 lbs and on the RF - 1200 lbs. On the rear I run Afco springs with a base set up of LR - 250 lbs and on the RF try a 175 lb or 150 lb spring. Make sure you set up your stagger for the track. Try to get that information from a succesful racer at the track tou want to run at. Same goes for proper tire pressures - Dryslick and a tacky track require different tire pressures
Wedge is set at approximately 1.5".
I hope this helps you but remember your best source of information is to go to your track and ask around in a freindly manner for local advice! Kent


racer13
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posted November 15, 2003 08:44 PM
Thanks, Kent for the help. Bill


the van-buren rocket
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posted November 18, 2003 10:17 AM
racer 13 ,I ran a metric car last year switching to camaro this year. we were hooked up pretty good last year,we ran a 1/4 mile semi banked track that was tacky on most nights.I ran 1050lf 1250rf 250lr 175-200rr,we started out with afco shocks,and switched to bilsteins,which i liked alot better.we ran between 2-3" of stagger on rear.about 1" on front.I ran 53%-55% ls 53%-54%rear and are lr weighed about 280 pds more than right rear,sometimes more when track got dry.Mount your lead about shoulder height if you were sitting in car,and mount fuel cell as high and to the left as can,with your weight up high it will help rollover in corner.I found the trick to going fast in a metric car is to get it to roll over in the corner,but if you get to much roll,your left fr will bounce up and down and it will tend to make it push.When you get it right it is very fast.Every driver drives different and is comfortable with different setups,this would be a close starting point,than adjust it for you. hopes this helps.



racer13
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posted November 20, 2003 11:11 AM
Thanks guy's for the help. I will see what I can do.Bill


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