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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...
  3. 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?
  4. 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....
  5. 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...
  6. 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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    We have tried alot of different combinations. We...

    We have tried alot of different combinations. We have let the chain open up to an extreme allowing for excessive bar angle, than to get the rear steer out we lengthen the arms. We have tried...
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    So, why do the Rockets generally have the spacer...

    So, why do the Rockets generally have the spacer that mounts on the underslung which controls the droop instead of the chain. Ive heard a few different reasons, but we use the chain setup while most...
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    That is exactly what i did. We went to the races...

    That is exactly what i did. We went to the races real early one day and i spent the whole time tracking every movement from bar angle to rear steer and chain length. and wrote down how it all...
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    How to Adjust Droop to control Rear Steer

    After reading the stagger threads, i was curious to how someone could come up with a good way to control the rear steer in a car according to the cornering of a track. The stagger thread used wheel...
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    I agree with the scales problem. that its not...

    I agree with the scales problem. that its not telling you the force on the left rear wheel. but its giving you a static idea of where the weight is on the car when being raced. This can be...
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    its a production car. The cars are designed for...

    its a production car. The cars are designed for open rules. Our rules allow for a 10 inch setback. Most people have told us we should be moving it back. but looking for some more info related to...
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    Can we create a list of schools, classes, and...

    Can we create a list of schools, classes, and dates, or any info on each one. I am looking to go one. Just curious on my choices.
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    question

    Why are you selling it? and what tracks was it raced at?
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    Understanding Thrust from this change

    I am trying to grasp how a car uses rear weight for traction. I believe generally its rear percentage, but when the car is in dynamic stage and up on the bars and massive hold down on RF with a soft...
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    Engine SetBack Information

    I run a steel dart block with aluminum heads and have had the same car for 2 years. I just recently found out what the setback on the engine is. It is 5 inches from center of ball joint to front...
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