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Old 06-08-2004, 01:30 AM
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Originally posted by wyd
I think I want to take the Xenon front caster blocks off and go to the stock 5 degree blocks. I think the 7 degree caster was too much for the track I was on. Never did have the steering I needed. Also think I need the offset pillow balls to get a little less toe in. I had the car down to two degrees of toe in per side but still have too much rear traction.
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what type of track surface do you run on and whats the lay out like..I might be able to get you some more corner speed

Also what is your current set up for that track

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Old 06-08-2004, 04:17 AM
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Wyd,

Try using a roll bar on the rear only or try less caster in front.

I had the same problem when i used the one way diff.

Hope this helps

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Old 06-08-2004, 05:58 AM
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WYD I tried what MR MR4 set up first and it should get you there You didn't say what bodies your are useing?
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WYD goes your push on power or off power? if you could use the alpha bodies which will help increase sreering
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Old 06-08-2004, 08:09 AM
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Originally posted by OVA
WYD goes your push on power or off power? if you could use the alpha bodies which will help increase sreering
I couldn't get the car to run in hard enough. I'm going to go to an Alpha or Stratus as everytime I run the Mazda my cars never are that consistant. I'm putting the 5 degree caster blocks on instead of the Xenon 7 degree alum ones that are on the car right now. I can stay on the throttle a little harder going in. It was not really bad. Just need a few weeks of running the car every weekend to get my skills back and to get it dialed in.
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Originally posted by Mr. MR4
Wyd,

Try using a roll bar on the rear only or try less caster in front.

I had the same problem when i used the one way diff.

Hope this helps

Karl
I'm going to change the caster for this weekend. I'm going with the stock 5 degree blocks and I might try the new 3 degree ones to just to see what happens.
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Old 06-08-2004, 08:25 AM
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WYD I did tried the 3 and 5 degree caster block and can't tell much difference in out door racing
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WYD maybe from 7 degree to 3 degree yeah I would say there will be difference
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Old 06-08-2004, 08:36 AM
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Hmm, you seem to have similar problems to me. I may try the original c-hubs too, then again I may be looking for carpet setups soon.....

I wasn't sure of the Mazda 6 shell either, it was neither neutral or agressive.
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I would say the mazda is more neutral side than aggressive
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I did tried the MG shell and it is very stable and easy to drive ,you have to used 2 or more degree rear hub toe in and the one way diff
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WYD I just brought the new HPI dodge stratra and I'll be testing the car today after work
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Originally posted by OVA
WYD I just brought the new HPI dodge stratra and I'll be testing the car today after work
Make sure you use the smaller of the two wings that come with the new Dodge
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