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Author Topic:   Loose coming out
jmsmodfan
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posted June 12, 2003 09:05 AM
I'd put more bite in the car especially if the track slicks over.


jmsmodfan
Member
posted June 12, 2003 01:00 PM
I've set up cars with over 300# of wedge. It's all in driver preference.


jmsmodfan
Member
posted June 12, 2003 01:53 PM
jmsmodfan-is this on a tacky track or a slick track when your having problems? I'm only assuming your talking about a dryslick. If it was mine, I'd put the straight bar on with 3 to 4in of rake, put the rr spring in front of the rearend and go with a 200lb lr spring 150lb rr spring, put the rr link in the 2nd from the top hole and I'd probably try 50lbs of wedge for the heats and 100lbs for the feauture but your gonna need to fine tune that. Some guys like a ton of lr while other guys just can't drive it that way, my 2 link late model is very similar to the DW---I've even worked with their tech people dialing mine in and When it gets real slick I may have 225lbs in it. This is what I'd try anyways. Good luck
ps make sure your wb is set and you could even lead the rr to help tighten it up coming out.


jmsmodfan
Member
posted June 12, 2003 05:13 PM
I haven't tried it but was told that to tighten going in you could move the rr spring/shock behind but the chassis will rotate through the corner better with it in front. Let us know how it goes, don't be afraid to jack some wedge into if it's still loose out.


autoshop
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posted June 13, 2003 01:33 PM
quote:
Originally posted by jmsmodfan:
we have a dw8 that the rear end wants to slide out from under coming out of the corner. The car is great getting in and going through. Short 2-link with LF 650# RF 750# LR 225# RR 175# shocks are Bilsteins LF 4545 RF 3060 LR 3030LP RR 3030. We have tried both jbar and shorty, both are loose coming off at times. Long rubber bushing bar positioned to the left for the torque link. We have tried the lower links in about every position (some better than others) but still is loose coming off (note these are short links with plugs). We have been running about 35# of left bite. 60% rear. LR spring is in front of rearend and the RR is behind. Car weighs 2370 with some ballast and half full of fuel with no driver. Why will this car not come off straight? Do we need more left bite? Any help will be great!!
I'd even out the front springs and then put 1-1/2" wedge into the car. Put 2-2 1/2 stagger in the right rear wheel and 2" in the right front wheel.



jmsmodfan
Member
posted June 16, 2003 11:54 AM
Glad to hear it's coming around. More wedge is always a good starting point for a loose out condition.


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