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    03-03-2021, 07:06 PM
    I can't believe Titanium bolts are even making it into late model racing. We have a weight rue and most cars are bolting lead in anyways. I would...
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    03-03-2021, 06:55 PM
    Ltemodel replied to a thread Rear deck lid in Dirt Late Models
    Changing the yaw angle of the body to the right will add downforce. This was big in late models years ago, but then everyone got away from it. It...
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    02-22-2021, 08:13 PM
    We did shift the body over six inches to the right several years ago and it did seem to help a little. One thing we did find which hurt us was...
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    02-06-2021, 10:00 AM
    I would listen to this Wizard05 guy, he REALLY knows his areo stuff. :) :) Long time no talk Kevin. Glad to see you still active on the boards.
    4 replies | 1547 view(s)
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    02-06-2021, 09:55 AM
    I think Performance Friction is probably the best. We used to run 01 or 13. I don't even know if they have those anymore. They might have changed...
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    02-06-2021, 09:42 AM
    I know Howe offers a ton of oversize lengths and some undersize as well for certain ball joint numbers.
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    02-06-2021, 09:38 AM
    Aren't the metric spindles a little taller too? When switching spindles on a car, make sure the car was built for the height of the spindle you are...
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    02-06-2021, 09:29 AM
    I would measure Ackerman as much as bump. Too many people ignore Ackerman, but I've seen it cause more problems than bump steer. I've always used the...
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    02-06-2021, 09:11 AM
    If you get some good practice sessions where you can go in and out freely. You could try some spring doughnuts. Keep adding them, taking a couple of...
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    02-06-2021, 08:46 AM
    Ltemodel replied to a thread Erbs RR in Dirt Late Models
    Don't they have a left rear height measurement at droop? If he is getting more angle in the car, it's probably coming from a lower right side.
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    02-06-2021, 08:42 AM
    Ltemodel replied to a thread Brake lines in Dirt Late Models
    I'm not a fan of plastic brake lines; spongy pedal; prone to heat damage. Steel brake lines should last you the life of the car if you take the time...
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    01-23-2021, 01:59 PM
    6" of stagger sounds like a crutch to me too. We used to run 6" with a SUPR Spec motor with the big rear spoiler. It was a swing arm car and when...
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    01-23-2021, 01:46 PM
    Because of air spillage, the left front operates a little differently than the left rear. Remember a couple of years ago when Richards showed up at...
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    01-16-2021, 01:16 PM
    Ltemodel replied to a thread Starters? in Dirt Late Models
    Save yourself years of frustration and lots of grey hair and even a shortage of hair from pulling it out with these reverse mount stater with idler...
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    01-16-2021, 01:07 PM
    Letting as much air out of the left side as possible will add downforce. Thas why I don't understand all the small wheel wells on the left side. I...
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    01-16-2021, 01:01 PM
    Ltemodel replied to a thread Qualifying in Dirt Late Models
    OOH man, Wide Combo car. Best luck we ever had with those is to turn them into a point-and-shoot style Rayburn car. Move the RR frame rail in as far...
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    01-16-2021, 12:52 PM
    The problem with bronze bushings is that they require a ton of maintenance. You need to keep them greased and clean at all times. They do wear out...
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    01-16-2021, 12:45 PM
    I thought originally the orange front end was similar to a Bloomquist car and the Blue / Grey were the Rayburn rocket years. Heights will be...
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    01-16-2021, 12:40 PM
    The best thing you can do is go with the piggyback all the way around if you can fit them in. Anytime you stick a hose on there, you risk hysteresis....
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    01-16-2021, 12:26 PM
    Ltemodel replied to a thread Stacked LF setup in Dirt Late Models
    I'll agree with MasterSbilt_racer. We tried this years ago. It was way too inconsistent. If you hit everything perfect you might gain a little...
    10 replies | 1921 view(s)
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February 20, 1971 (50)
About Ltemodel
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I have been going to the races since I was a year old and began actively working on race cars since 1986. Started building cars professionally for Wild Inc. in 2002.
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Marketing , Racing
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Race Car Builder/ Wild Inc.
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