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Author Topic:   scaling a car
posted March 28, 2004 07:34 PM
when you guy scale your car how do you set your left side and cross weights?? do you
cut coils
move weights around
or have weight jacks?

posted March 28, 2004 07:58 PM
Up until this year wedge or weight jacks were not legal. We used adjustble spacers.

posted March 28, 2004 09:58 PM
those are all ways to do it just rember when you start cutting springs the rate changes on them

posted March 28, 2004 10:37 PM
I just got done scaling my car, and I found it rather simple just to move weights. I could place the weights anywhere on the chassis and get my percentages, then when I had the percentages right, all I had to do was mount the weights. This way I had to make no modifications to springs. If you need to change your percentages alot (like I did), I found (at least on my car) that the weight jacks moved weight, but none very much at a time. I had 54.4% crossweight, 57.1% left side, and 56.9% rear weight. It took me about an hour and a half to get it to 49% cross, 53.1% left, and 53.1% rear. And the car now drives very easy.

posted March 29, 2004 04:29 PM
ok just wanted to see what people's prefered methods where?

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