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Author Topic:   ANOTHER SPRING RATE QUESTION!
crew42tx
Member
posted February 20, 2004 04:38 AM
We are going to attempt to run a softer spring on the right front on a new car and I've researched all of the threads that I could find on here about such and have'nt been able to find anything on how much front spring split to run.
Here is the relevent info
1/4 mi. slightly banked
2800-3000 lb. car
metric malibu
imca stock (very little stagger)
The rates that I have chosen are 950 & 1100 what do yall think
any input appreciated


crew42tx
Member
posted February 21, 2004 05:23 PM
what no biters?


towmandan
Member
posted February 21, 2004 05:54 PM
I think thats a good place to start you will need some scale numbers or some testing to see how it feels only you know how you want your car to feel but i would try what youve got........Towman


racer17j
Member
posted February 21, 2004 06:00 PM
should work just fine pretty close to what i run


crew42tx
Member
posted February 21, 2004 09:49 PM
Thanks for the replies I was just guessing (educated) thought it might work.


chapa73
Member
posted February 26, 2004 08:05 PM
on my stocker(3500# 75 cutlass frame,asphalt take off tires,groved for dirt,10" wheels) I run a 900lf, 1000 rf,and like it very much.
I hotlapped a friends car that had a 800lf,900rf on thought it worked really good,never tried it on mine,I have that theory,'aint broke,dont fix it'


dtd_93
Member
posted February 28, 2004 08:40 AM
i am running 1000 and 800 but the revese split.. on a 3/8 and 1/4 tracks and works very well for me.... can find my pecenteages if ya want them..... all i remeber after last year was i wanted to take a bit of cross outta it pushed a bit too hard off of the corners...

here we go found em...

51.3 left
51.3 cross
and 47.6 rear...

that was the best i could get for the rear at the time was a **** of alot better then the 45 i was running before hand...will work on it more this spring


crew42tx
Member
posted February 28, 2004 10:00 AM
Thanks for all of the input


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