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Old 10-30-2007, 09:52 AM   #1
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Whats the best way to balance the handling of a touring car that is loose in the back end? Its especially noticeable with Rubber tires and when letting off the gas at the end of the straight. But its also bad in part of the infield. I was thinking of loosening the rear swaybar and increasing the rear toe in.

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When you let off throttle your weight is transferring forward taking weight and traction off the rear. Stiffening up the front or adjusting the front suspension so that it does not transfer as much weight forward is also something else you can do.

Both of those will help generate rear traction. In general if you are loose in the rear you do not need a sway bar, try taking it off...but that may not be the solution.

Another thing to keep in mind is ride height. Slightly higher in the front than the rear will keep more of the weight toward the gear and help keep the rear planted. So like a 4.5/5mm stagger, or 5/5.25-5.5mm stagger.
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Thanks I had thought of taking the swaybar off. Stiffen the front and stagger the ride height. I will try that.
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You could also try increasing the rear downstop (reducing the rear droop), the best thing about doing this is that it won't change how the car handles anywhere else.
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