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    What does the near future hold?

    What does the near future of crate racing hold? How is this upcoming season going to look without any engines? Seems that nobody knows when we will be able to buy any engines...
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    So maybe set it at 0* at like 3.5" or 4" of...

    So maybe set it at 0* at like 3.5" or 4" of travel? Then adjust my upper control arm anti dive from that point? I just figured a reverse strut car would be easier to maintain 0* at static ride...
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    RF pro dive?

    How much RF lower control arm pro dive is common? Seems to me that most cars getting the ground clearance with front strut cars have some sort of pro dive. How much is to much?
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    [QUOTE=billetbirdcage;2415711]With an older car,...

    [QUOTE=billetbirdcage;2415711]With an older car, your likely to not be able to get the ground clearance that a new car will have and I would go for as much as you can get. The RF corner of the...
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    Ground clearance

    I'm cutting up and old chassis to gain some ground clearance how high should everything be off the ground at 5" of shock travel on the RF? Just trying to figure in tire "squish" and deflection...
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    I was leaning towards the xo spindles... Because...

    I was leaning towards the xo spindles... Because that is what I ran on my last mastersbilt and it was fast. This is an old blue grey car that I was going to put xo's on. I was just thinking if I was...
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    Spindle choice's

    I plan to update a old car front clip. I will be redesigning the the entire front end. My question is if you were going to build a new front clip what off the shelf spindles would you use? I have...
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    That is very interesting. I never really thought...

    That is very interesting. I never really thought about the chemicals not jiving together... So I just need a pint glass, my oil, and additive... Stir it together and see if it doesn't react like...
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    I change oil every 2 or 3 races depending on if...

    I change oil every 2 or 3 races depending on if the engine ran warmer than normal due to track conditions... And yes it's always a little bit of ring material on the magnet but don't think it is any...
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    I have heard heavier weight oil stays in the...

    I have heard heavier weight oil stays in the lifters longer and helps throttle response. I used to run 20w 50 for that reason but was later introduced to the Mobil 1 and never looked back. I do know...
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    I have never seen lab results... But there are...

    I have never seen lab results... But there are many discussions on the matter and most result in saying it's the same oil... But I honestly don't know. I haven't had an issue in the 4 seasons I have...
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    We have had no problem getting the ngk's locally...

    We have had no problem getting the ngk's locally lately... Always been curious about the e3 spark plugs? And as for oil what is wrong with the Mobil 1 15-50? It's always in stock at my local Walmart...
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    This procedure worked out great for me! Thanks...

    This procedure worked out great for me! Thanks again Brad
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    New 604 oil leak

    How are people sealing up the timing covers of the new seal 604's. I know the factory knew about the problem and moved the seal bolts. First run on the motor and it's already leaking. Just carb clean...
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    How about timing and heat range on plugs from...

    How about timing and heat range on plugs from gas? Does that change?
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    That's probably my car. They are the ones that...

    That's probably my car. They are the ones that did it. It takes almost 2" of spacer on the rf upper to get the camber right. Keith said he did that because he thinks a longer rf upper will be better...
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    This new clip is 18" center to center on the...

    This new clip is 18" center to center on the lowers. Left lower is 17 3/4" and right is 19". Still uses the same uppers. 8 1/2 and 11 1/4.
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    I don't know why I didn't think about the...

    I don't know why I didn't think about the steering arm being outside of the ball joint. But that makes perfect sense! I guess with other stuff that I had to figure out bump steer on the steering arm...
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    I will double check later but I measured 18 1/4 ...

    I will double check later but I measured 18 1/4 between the lower control arms thats why I would think a 18 1/4 rack would be ideal for the application... As far as I know it's no spacers between...
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    He said set the left the same as before and...

    He said set the left the same as before and adjust toe with the right side. That's what kinda throws me off about the whole wider rack deal. He also still says to use the center eye clevis on the...
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    Rack width question

    Just had my Mastersbilt front clip updated to the new "r series" design. It's the same basic design as the genx from what I can tell. Just raised rail and crossmembers higher. But now they want a 19...
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    Mastersbilt spindles

    Can anyone tell me the difference between the different genx spindles... X spindle, xo spindle and the crate variation in each. Im updating the front clip on my car and was told to run crate xo on...
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    Thanks billet, those are the answers I was...

    Thanks billet, those are the answers I was looking for! I went from a 32gal ATL to a 22 gal Superior wedge. The height and width and depth of these cells are almost identical other than the back...
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    My thought is that the cell has moved my weight...

    My thought is that the cell has moved my weight forward more than up or down.... So the weight hanging more to the rear was acting as pendulum or swing weight that was helping the car turn. Now I...
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    Not sure what you mean by static and dynamic...

    Not sure what you mean by static and dynamic being the same?(I feel like that's impossible) but if you mean the same as it was last year? Then yes it is. Yes still the smack exactly like it was other...
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