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Old 09-01-05, 09:48 PM
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ok racers i need some advise

Ok here is what I have . Ive got a 87 TII with a S5 TII motor . I have both racing beat sway bars / a front strut tower brace / Racing beat exaust and last I am running a wolf 3D computer system . I am running a 1/4 mile oval track and need to get some more grip in the front tires . I have Tokico Illum 5 way adjustable , with ground control coil overs . I have set the right side car up as stiff as the struts will go , and have keep the air pressure at 35lbs. I set the left side up as soft as i could with the air pressure set at 25 lbs . I am running a set of 3rd gen rims and tires 16x 255 on the rear( i had to add a 1" spacer) and a set of bbs rims 15 x 215 on the front . My question is fairly simple , Im considering removing the coil overs so that I can increase tire size . What do you guys think??????????????


Any advise would be greatly appreciated.

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When you say remove the coilovers what will you do for springs? Do you mean go to a smaller coil dia.? I don't have a clue on oval set-ups but are you getting the tires you have hot evenly? You can get some extra clearance to the strut by tilting the wheel all the way out (on top) against the adjuster bolts and get your camber adjustment from camber plates.
Somewhere I read some roundy round stuff a long time ago and if I remember they were setting stuff up stiff at opposite corners(diag.) for the car to turn well. I don't remember which way but thats something to research.
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What are your cross weights? If you have not scaled the car and adjusted your cross weights for heavy LF/RR, then you are way off.

What are your left side camber settings? What is your tire stagger? What kind of diff are you running?

Circle Track magazine has lots of tech articles to help your chassis setup education.
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