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buckseight
Member
posted March 07, 2004 06:42 AM
nephew runs a hobby car need help w/set up . starting points for press. stagger, spring rates; car is a leaf spring camaro weighs about 3150 have to run stock (looking) suspension,can run a 10" hoosier on r/f rest have to be 8"; can run offset
theres is a weight rule, track is 1/2 mile med. bank stays rather tacky all night any help appr.


orange2mod
Member
posted March 07, 2004 08:16 AM
Ran one of those years ago. RF-1100 LF950 and a set of 200s across the rear at 6.5" of arch.51 to 52% of cross and it should be o.k.


turnleft43
Member
posted March 07, 2004 09:12 AM
We ran hoosier mod tires on our 3100lb car last year at 12 lbs. Stagger we ended up with was a little over 2". Depending on motor location 1000lf and 1100 rf and 175rr 200lr springs. Offsets for that track, lf 3, lr 3, rf 2, rr 3.If the track happens to get slick you could change the rr to 4" and the lr to 2". If you have access to scales, left side percentage could be 54 to 55% for that banking and legnth of track. JMO


buckseight
Member
posted March 07, 2004 04:35 PM
well he ran the car last nite and it was a little loose with no stagger at all in rear and about 4 " in the frt. our press, were lf.16 rf. 18 rr.20 lr20 went with reverse stagger in rear not whole lot better,in the feature the rear end broke funny thing it sheard right around the axle where the stud are.he does not know what the springs are we will check this week by the way what do you mean by 5" of arch??in the rear i take it that you turn the spring and measure from the ground to the top?is there a method of figuring the rates on a leaf? i've heard that one inch equals so many pounds by the way should have mentiond that you can run a hoosier on the right frt but all others have to be street tires 60 series ..all help apprec. buck

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c21
Member
posted March 08, 2004 09:09 AM
try dropping your rear tire pressures a little

c21


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