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posted October 08, 2003 07:20 PM

I am looking at getting to Modified racing and was looking for advice for selecting a chassis. i plan on running UMP rules in Ohio and Indiana (Eldora, KC, gas City, Montpelier, Lawrenceburg, Union County etc)

I am leaning toward either a 4bar, z link, or swing arm set-up. What do you experts recommend? I am starting to see leafs come back? Any advantages to a leaf car?

I have heard th front end is very important as well. Is ther any particular front end that I should be looking for? (Chevelle 68-72?)

What are the advantages or disadvantages of a chrome Moly car vs Mild steel car?

I found a Warrior car for sale and was wondering what any ones opinions were on a Warrior chassis. Like it, dislike it, etc.

Price is of some importance, but a safe, yet fast car is my primary priority.


posted October 08, 2003 07:42 PM
I have dirtworks dw9 4 link/z-link for sale it was built new with the best of everything all by dw in august 2003 car has about 15 races on it never bent still a good fresh piece please call 4176676790 bus. or 4176673689

posted October 09, 2003 01:17 PM
Hoffman Race Cars ,Best Tec Support around great cars,easy to set up,any suspention you want with tec info on settup at the click of a phone call,2nd at the Super Nationals this year and 4th last year.Give Jerry a call 417-673-7426 You`ll be glad you did.

posted October 09, 2003 07:44 PM
Harris chassis. Built well, with great support. Always fast.

posted October 10, 2003 10:26 AM
look for a newer harris 3 link SIMPLE and fast

posted October 10, 2003 08:33 PM
If you decide on a Harris 2 link (3 link), look no further! We finished 2nd in 03' State UMP points this season , with multiple feature wins. This car is NOT junk.
I am selling out,and willing to deal in any stage of completion. I live in N.Y. and Delivery to the Cleveland,Ohio area may be possible.
Joe Price Jr.

posted October 12, 2003 01:27 AM
skyrocket or dirt works would be my choices hoffmen may have been 2nd this year at super nats but a skyrocket led 39 1/4 laps or the 40 till his axle broke going into 1 and ended up 3rd. as for harris well i've said it before and i'll say it again justin boney is no kelly shyrock and the cars won't be as good a few years down the road as they used to be

posted October 30, 2003 06:12 PM
I would have to say if your running a ump, go with the Pierce car. Its bad fast w/ imca tires and I know it's faster on the hoosiers. Bob's a great guy and knows his stuff. No bs or lies from him!!! Unlike some other manufactures!!!!!!!!!! As fare as your questions, a 4/z set up is fast. Leafs are ok on the rough but give up some in the dry slick stuff. You can make a z/z about the same as a leaf car. A 4/4 set up is fast when the track is heavy. Also if your gonna get a z/4 car get it from the person who started winning with this setup. Peirce not Skyrocket's-(Harris front/Peirce rear). The front stub is important, but metric vs chevelle demends on what the car builder is trying to get to happen. Each frame has its ups and downs. Just my opinion though. gl ltr spde

DirtTrackRacingRules 3 8
posted November 07, 2003 07:19 PM
There is a very nice Champion Chassis for sale on this site.Also there is a older CHAMPION CHASSIS for sale at Champion shop.319-396-7177

avenger 11
posted November 09, 2003 10:37 AM
Harrismod30,I tried to send you a private message and it said you are not a registered member.I am interested in the bare chassis that you have.