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Author Topic:   loose off corner
grigs24
Member
posted August 27, 2003 02:43 PM
I have a three link rear suspension with a rubber biscuit pull bar. I am clamped solid to the rear end housing on both sides for trailing arm mounts. The left side coilover mount is mounted in front of the axle with the right rear behind. springs are lf 900 rf 1200 lr275 rr 250. Shocks are 1296 on rf and lf, 1394lr 1395rr. Car scales out at 60 lbs of bite, 53.5% left, 51.5% rear. The lr is 3/8 ahead of rr for squareness. The trailing arms are both angled uphill to the frame about 12 degrees. The solid j bar has 5 inches of rake. The pull bar measures 42 inches in length with 15 degrees of angle in it. The 90/10 shock is uphill about 5 degrees. The car is great going into the corner and don't want to effect that part of it. I only want to tighten it up coming off the corner while on the gas. What couldd I change to only effect exit. thanks


jmsmodfan
Member
posted August 27, 2003 04:09 PM
rear percent!!!! atleast 58%

square that rearend up too

[This message has been edited by 2nd2none (edited August 28, 2003).]

tilley88
Member
posted August 28, 2003 02:51 AM
Sounds like too much stagger. Increase rear weight, soften rear shocks, increase LR bite.Use 800-1000 lb. springs in front on Metric, 650-750 on old Chevelle.


grigs24
Member
posted August 28, 2003 10:20 AM
thanks for the replys. All those suggestions sound good. We have a little different rules at my tracks like a minimum weight limit of 2700 lbs. We also can only move our engine back 2 inches fron stock location that is why the rear percentage is so low and the front springs so stiff compared to most cars. I could only get about 56% rear weight max and that is if all my ballast is on the rear bumper. I did have 55% rear weight and the car would not turn going into the corner.It felt like there was no weight on the front tires and the front end wanted to skate up the track. if I were to add just rear percentage what other adjustment should I use to get the car to turn? By the way it is a camero front clip.


leftturn73
Member
posted August 28, 2003 03:19 PM
Try moving the LR out say from a 3" offset to a 2" offset rim. I would also lead the rearend not trail the rear end try 3/8".
my 2 cents.


dirtywrench13
Member
posted September 07, 2003 08:50 AM
GET RID OF THE HEAVY CAMARO STUB ! SOFTEN UP YOUR REAR SPRINGS.


CUSTOMPERFORMANCE
Member
posted September 07, 2003 10:03 AM
Soften rear springs to around 225 lr and 175 rr and lose the rubber biscuit pullbar and get one with about a 700lb spring. Make pullbar mounts so the bar can be moved left to right. This should be a good start.


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