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Author Topic:   r/r spring
posted August 17, 2003 11:22 PM
what are your thoughts on a stiffer rr than left rear spring, does it make the car tighter going in ( more side bite } or will it loosen it? this is on a high bank i4 degree track that gets very dry slick. I know what all the books say but has any one tryed this? nothing fancy, just a plain old 2 link.

posted August 28, 2003 11:50 AM
Hmmmm...way back whenm bout the time I first started in a street stock, I didn't know any better and did that. The car didn't handle well, but you can try it

posted August 28, 2003 04:39 PM
i think stiffen the rr spring will loosen you up in the corner. I would try softing up the rr spring this will let the car roll over on that side to get more side bite. I run a 150#-rr 175#-lr on a 2400# car.I cant hardly turn my car on dry slick. also running a 4in offset wheel on the rr will give you more side .

[This message has been edited by maxwell (edited August 28, 2003).]

posted August 29, 2003 01:23 AM
on our latemodel a stiffer RR spring will tighten car getting in but loosen coming off but it has to depend on how much LR weight the car has in it. The idea is, say going from a 225 RR spring to a 250, as the car rolls getting into the corner there is more weight being put on the RR, but when back on the gas the car will be loose because of it being on the RR. Its a fine line on where it be, and there are other way's to loosen/tighten the car up getting in and coming off

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