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Author Topic:   Suggestions to increase side bite on swing arm car
mod27
Member
posted April 05, 2004 06:51 PM
Looking for suggestions on what you would recommend to increase side bite on a swing arm car??

Looking for different things to try.
The car is really not sticking good in middle of turns, feels like it needs more side bite.


fr1
Member
posted April 05, 2004 07:14 PM
check PM


nvracer
Member
posted April 05, 2004 07:17 PM
Adjusting the J-bar or Panhard Bar (Short or long) will help increase sidebite. It depends on what type of bar you are running on which way you would adjust it. What you looking to do is lower your roll center.


mod27
Member
posted April 05, 2004 08:23 PM
thanks fr1.
nvracer i had the j-bar on car. track was super smooth and dry slick.
we thought about trying the short panhard bar, but never did.
car is good on entry and exit needs to be tighter, car has tons of forward bite.


NJantz
Member
posted April 06, 2004 07:37 AM
If you think the lack of sidebite is caused by a loose rollsteer condition then drop your swing arms down a hole. You could also shorten your lower links. When you do this you'll also compromise a little forward bite.

Also get rid of some stagger. Might even try running reverse stagger.

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