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    As a general statement I would agree that most of...

    As a general statement I would agree that most of the time for most people adding extended load with tighten the car thru the middle on the gas. But as I said it's not always gonna be true and...
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    Not a shock expert by any means Most shocks...

    Not a shock expert by any means

    Most shocks work by moving a shaft that closes off a bleed, so if you take end off and don't get it 100% in the exact same position on the threads on the shaft then...
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    Much of the confusion comes in from the attitude...

    Much of the confusion comes in from the attitude of the car at certain times. Example:

    Say the car is 100% against the chain all the way around the track (adding load to the LR spring DOES NOT...
  4. No, he does not nore NASA as someone said in the...

    No, he does not nore NASA as someone said in the other thread
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    pretty sure a computer bot^^^^ Just to save...

    pretty sure a computer bot^^^^

    Just to save everyone some time replying
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    Honestly trial and error, if you have a car old...

    Honestly trial and error, if you have a car old enough they didn't have a setting for it. I would start around 1.5" extended from ride height measuring pin to pin on the shock, then adjust from...
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    Hub to Hub is 61.25" then 1/2" spacer on LR

    Hub to Hub is 61.25" then 1/2" spacer on LR
  8. For the most part, no real effect Now you...

    For the most part, no real effect


    Now you could argue that lowering or raising it will effect the lifting point on the car relative to the COG of the car when the car is in extreme roll. However...
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    No effect at all
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    Theoretically the car doesn't know the difference...

    Theoretically the car doesn't know the difference on either if the rods are put in the right locations to be exactly the same. Now this isn't always possible due to oil pan clearance or a number of...
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    I got nothing specific for you, if it was the...

    I got nothing specific for you, if it was the engaging that is usually the gap between flywheel and idler too large and needs shims on crank to flywheel

    It does seem like you get a decent starter...
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    What's the major problem or is it several...

    What's the major problem or is it several different problems? Is it just after a while the starter doesn't seem to engage the flywheel and does the grind of death and won't engage to spin the engine?
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    You need to keep something in mind when dealing...

    You need to keep something in mind when dealing with Shock numbers especially LR:

    While most cars the axle may travel at a certain speed on average, the actual shock speed can be dramatically...
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    He hasn't raced since Cherokee

    He hasn't raced since Cherokee
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    I might try a local fire extinguisher company and...

    I might try a local fire extinguisher company and see if they can refill/check/re-certify it.
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    Stop and think where the RF instant center is on...

    Stop and think where the RF instant center is on a typical LM today? In the dynamic state and the limited range the RF operates in, the RF instant center is generally between the inner rod end of the...
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    With the bearings tightened against the sleeve...

    With the bearings tightened against the sleeve (assuming the sleeve is machined 100% parallel) the bearings are now 100% true and held 100% parallel to each other. Where if there wasn't a sleeve...
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    Do you mean any changes don't really seem to...

    Do you mean any changes don't really seem to effect the car? Or just not in a positive way?

    Control arm adjustment:

    For sure not a common adjustment. IMO that is more a track to track deal then...
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    Like I said a friend (owns a large company that...

    Like I said a friend (owns a large company that does stuff like this) build a dyno to test the rolling friction of the wheel/hub assembly and tested just about everything out there.

    The grease was...
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    Only bad thing about Manzanita was the area,...

    Only bad thing about Manzanita was the area, least at one point it was pretty bad on stuff getting stolen. Haulers parked outside would get broken into when you had to take car and tools and pit in...
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    Assuming it's just a leak and not something...

    Assuming it's just a leak and not something serious (burnt piston, broken valve spring or etc) and just leaking (worn rings, bore, or valve job not sealing): Yes, it should be fine to run for several...
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    Grease was dead last on things that effected the...

    Grease was dead last on things that effected the rolling resistance, so far down the list it's doubtful it has any effect on the car at all. The amount of grease had more effect on it, then the type...
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    When you do the leak down, listen 3 places and it...

    When you do the leak down, listen 3 places and it will tell you where it's leaking.

    1. Carb = Intake valve leaking
    2. Header = exhaust valve leaking
    3. Breathers = Rings

    Was the engine cold?...
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    http://www.4m.net/showthread.php?398452-Wide-5-bea...

    http://www.4m.net/showthread.php?398452-Wide-5-bearings&p=2337102#post2337102

    Note: I listed #2 and #3 backwards, sorry

    On a side note: You will gain more speed/lap time reduction in testing at...
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    On crumbles or real dirty tracks the car needs to...

    On crumbles or real dirty tracks the car needs to be tighter and driven more crooked, if you drive straight you will fight sliding the RF and making the car tight and be inconsistent especially on...
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