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Old 03-09-2007, 04:30 PM   #16
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Stiffen the front, soften the rear. Try to think about how the weight will be transferred to the tires. When you have a stiffer front, and softer rear the weight will be shifted to the rear tires more, and thats where you get your grip. More rear grip = tighter, and so when you take away front end grip, you also get tighter. Hope that makes sense.

If its an oval you will also have to set the truck up for only left hand turns, which could mean a softer right side than the left to get more grip in the turns. A stiffer left rear shock will also help you on entry and exit, where the softer right rear will give you more grip. A softer right front will make it turn more, as will a softer left front, just not as much.
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Hey thanks for that information K King. I have another question. How far should the front wheels turn? My front wheels will turn alot. I'm goint to use a Futaba 2PL radio and I can change the amount of sterring. Would it be normal to only have about 50-60%?
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Hey thanks for that information K King. I have another question. How far should the front wheels turn? My front wheels will turn alot. I'm goint to use a Futaba 2PL radio and I can change the amount of sterring. Would it be normal to only have about 50-60%?

Dont limit your car that way, use your fingers to limit yourself. Its always nice to know that you have that extra something in your truck that you can use at any time.
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K King has it right. also on a 2wd the diff setup is just as important as suspension. its hard to explain over the net but the experienced guys at your track can help you with diff setup. basically you can loosen and tighten your diff a loose diff will let the wheels work more independently and a tighter diff will be more like they are locked together. I'm not and oval guy so I'm not sure what you want.
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