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Old 08-22-2011, 04:02 PM   #1
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Default Dirt oval Late Model help

I'm running a 1/8 buggy chassis with LM body on a oval that hard packed clay and very dusty/loose at times. Any suggestions on diff oil setup and spring rate? I'm currently running medium springs in the front and soft white springs in the rear. Diffs are 120k Frint/50k Center/7k Rear. I just started running this LM and its very unpredictable and loose. The rear acts like its doing the steering. I can control it fine at slow pace but can't put down any power like my other cars I race. Any suggestions to get me in the ballpark greatly appreciated.
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When I ran a RC8 1/8th dirt oval I ran 120k frt, 300 center, 7-15k on rear. You can also vary the spring and shock oils and tighten and loosen the springs on the shocks to help. Try dirtoval.com for some more helpful info.

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How much toe out you running up front? And how much toe in in the rear?
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I'm running a 1/8 buggy chassis with LM body on a oval that hard packed clay and very dusty/loose at times. Any suggestions on diff oil setup and spring rate? I'm currently running medium springs in the front and soft white springs in the rear. Diffs are 120k Frint/50k Center/7k Rear. I just started running this LM and its very unpredictable and loose. The rear acts like its doing the steering. I can control it fine at slow pace but can't put down any power like my other cars I race. Any suggestions to get me in the ballpark greatly appreciated.
try 15-15-5 in diffs ,that should tame it down !
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