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Old 12-01-2008, 08:35 AM   #1
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Default How to change your setup to fix a loose backend?

I'm just wondering what change(s) I should make to fix a loose backend on my t2 '008? Would adding anti-dive to the rear stop it from swinging around too much in a turn and keep it planted?

My ride height is already 5mm and I'm running 2.5mm droop.

(This is for a rubber tire setup)
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Old 12-01-2008, 08:47 AM   #2
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I'd check your rear toe setting and also your tyres are known to work well at the track you're at.

In the most extreme case, a lot of front toe out and little rear toe in could cause the back end to step out on corner entry.

Are you using 2.5mm droop front and rear, or front/rear only?
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Old 12-01-2008, 09:06 AM   #3
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3* rear toe, zero front toe, and going to a longer rear camber link will help. Raise the inner camber link mount to the next highest position. Softer springs in the rear. Limiting rear droop. a little more camber in the rear. Turning dual rates down. Standing the rear shocks up.

The track Akhor and I run on, we use Jaco Blue. They works great. I's just a matter of getting the car set up.
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simply adding a little rear camber sorted me out. it may not be the 'accepted' way of doing things, but it works, eh?
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Thanks Guys, I'll give this a try.

I'm currently on the inner rear camber link so I will try those changes for sure!
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Just try raising the rear of you body a tad....i had the same problem in practice last friday and i worked out the only thing changed was the body height and i raised the rear and problem fixed
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YOur diff might be too tight... I had an issue with my car this past summer where it was loose on corner exit, and none of the usual fixes got it sorted out until I figured out that the rear diff was way tighter than it needed to be. I backed it off until it was free but didn't slip under power and the car has been great since.
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Would an adjustment on the shock's rebound help ? I have always run zero rebound( i think this means the shock shaft is fully extended out) and feels the car quite aggressive... if i were to put some rebound in lets say 3mm, would it tame my car down ?
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