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    Any thoughts on moving the link forward or...

    Any thoughts on moving the link forward or backward on the bird cage. So it's tipped forward or backward instead of straight up?
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    Ballast preferences?

    Where do you guys like to run ballast. High or low, left or right. Talk to an engineer who thinks always lower inc car so center of gravity is lower and will effect weight transfer less keeping...
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    When to Index bird cages

    Looking for some experience when to index bird cages and when to lower or raise the height on the bird cage?
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    1/2in of stagger in front. Less than I normally...

    1/2in of stagger in front. Less than I normally run.

    What's odd is we have scaled it for years with no problems. And have measurements on lock nuts and blocks also that measure ride heights. ...
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    scaling problem - Cant get the bite down

    Having troubles getting the bite down. We normally run 120-130# bite. Car now has 180# and cant seem to get the bite to adjust. Scales have been leveled. All corners have been checked for...
  6. First, not sure I follow the issue with number 4...

    First, not sure I follow the issue with number 4 you are having. Isn't that what they are stating. Shorten LR, lengthen RR to create a looser feeling?

    Second, adjusting static steer, what is...
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    Yes, most of the reasoning was something to try,...

    Yes, most of the reasoning was something to try, noticed alot of cars how far the RF is compared to the RR. Looks like about 4 inches. Thought most people were doing this with the Rim offset...
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    Wheel Spacer vs rim offset

    Looking to get the RF wheel moved out 2 inches. What's opinion on difference between spacer to do it or buying the offset rim to do it?
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    Great explanation Flat Tire, that was valuable...

    Great explanation Flat Tire, that was valuable info. Anyone wanna share thoughts on the difference between placing 50 pounds on the rear end directly versus placing it on the left front persay? Not...
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    Looking for thoughts on unsprung weight also. ...

    Looking for thoughts on unsprung weight also. The 10 pounds of lift bar weight vs. 10lbs on the front of the car?
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    Aluminum vs. steel lift bar

    What would be the technical reasoning of having an aluminum lift bar. Is the weight of a steel lift bar create any leverage on the rear end?
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    DEK, that is what I was thinking after making the...

    DEK, that is what I was thinking after making the adjustment. I also could be loosing leverage because it's not inline with the original frame mount any more. I was trying to change the leverage...
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    How to move the LIFT Bar properly

    We want to move the Lift bar toward the drivers side where the 5th coil shock mounts. We initially made a bracket the clamps onto the original lift bar frame tubing and come out the 3 inches we were...
  14. Thread: 5th coil

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    Why not try a Progressive spring first. wouldnt...

    Why not try a Progressive spring first. wouldnt that be close to the same thing?
  15. This is correct about why we are moving the Lift...

    This is correct about why we are moving the Lift Bar. The bracket that mounts to the bar of the chassis is now angled a little so the 5th looks pretty vertical. Trying to move it around 2-3 inches....
  16. Correct way to move the Lift Bar side to side

    Were looking at moving the lift bar over 2 or 3 inches toward the driver side of the car. What were wondering is how to properly do this. If we lengthen the stabalizer link on the bottom the top...
  17. Correct way to move the Lift Bar side to side

    Were looking at moving the lift bar over 2 or 3 inches toward the driver side of the car. What were wondering is how to properly do this. If we lengthen the stabalizer link on the bottom the top...
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    What is considered soft? And hard? On dry...

    What is considered soft? And hard? On dry slick. Do they make progressive springs and if so what rates would be a good start for slick conditions?
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    Its mostly tight on throttle middle and exit. I...

    Its mostly tight on throttle middle and exit. I raised the jbar this weekend. That helped. I was doing some thinkin on the 5th spring. If generally a stiffer spring is for mudd and softer for...
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    Guess i wasnt thinking off changing left side %...

    Guess i wasnt thinking off changing left side % as much as i was thinking how the weight is being transfered dynamically. When u soften lf spring its alomg the weight to stay on left front longer...
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    I understand the reason to add the weight, but...

    I understand the reason to add the weight, but cant u achieve the same concept by taking turns out of left front. We take turns out of right front on dry slick so it has car is right attitude and...
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    Never had these problems with other cars. Just...

    Never had these problems with other cars. Just this one. But its great on dry. Competes for win almost every time. Gets last in mudd. Weve gotten it better this year by changing the lowers to...
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    Can someone giv a few scenarios on what to do and...

    Can someone giv a few scenarios on what to do and when generally.. Specifically in tacky conditions. Loading the right side will help loosen and turn the car in the cornercorrect?? And keeping...
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    J-Bar explanation

    Can someone explain how the points on the jbar should effect handling. High to low on frame. Than moving it on pinion. Also length???
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    This theory is what i am questioning from...

    This theory is what i am questioning from another?

    "That being said, I know of some people (can't say I'm one of them at the moment) that increase their compression and gas pressure on their LR...
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