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Author Topic:   LR unclamped???
FASTLAP
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posted March 23, 2004 08:47 PM
Fastlap- that's how I ran my 4 Link all of last year on my modified DW8. I need to point out that my track stays very tacky throughout the evening. Zeroracing is correct about it not working as well when the track is rough because the LR is only on the bars and in the ruts and bumps it causes the car to hop around. The only time the LR is on the spring with this setup is when you lift to set for the corner, and you better be smooth off the throttle because the car will drop violently. I ran very fast with this setup, but I'll be trying the LR behind to start this season. I have had to fight to unhook the car to keep it fast. That's why I chose the LR infront last year. I also ran a J-Bar all year and it worked very well. My problem is a good one to have; it's alot easy to unhook a car then it is to hook one up. And when I need more, I can easily dial it in. Oh, by the way, I typically run RR bite as well.


FASTLAP
Member
posted March 24, 2004 05:20 PM
My springs are LF: 650 RF: 750 LR: 225 RR: 175. I run some different shock valvings. I run Bilsteins and run 3050's (easy up shocks) on the left side of the car and 6030 on the RF and 5030 on the RR to tie down those sides. Works well for me and I know a lot of the late models are running this shock scenario. A dirt modified racer from Bilstein suggested this to me, and I've run it since I tried it. By the way, I ran this set up in Las Vegas at the end of 2003 for the large west coast Super Nationals (large 1/2 mile). I did have the LR spring mounted behind the axle, and the track was extremely dry slick. The car was very fast and was able to drive around just about everyone.


FASTLAP
Member
posted March 25, 2004 08:21 PM
Good luck. Don't be afraid to try something different. You never get ahead of the pack if you follow everything they do.


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