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Old 03-17-2011, 01:04 PM   #1
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Default 1/8 gt car suspension setup help needed

I'm at the track with my igt2 vette and I'm having an issue with the rear end swinging around on the mid section of the corners. I know it's happening cause I've got the drag brakes set to 50% and the obvious answer would be to decrease it, but I really like it at this setting cause I never have to hit he brakes but instead can just back off the throttle and drive the corner (almost). So my question is should I stiffen the rear, front shocks or change the shock connection points to change the dampening rates on the front?
BTW, I'm running castle 1518 1800kv, 44t with 18t drive gears, center diff. Suspension is kyosho with black springs and current setup is manufacture placements and heights. Got the small front sway bar and the basic rear sway bar.
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Old 03-17-2011, 01:12 PM   #2
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Are you running the same tires that came with the car?
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Not a chance. If I were running those, the car would b 3" taller down the straight. Lol
I'm running the ofna tread
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Ok, just making sure. First thing you might want to try is laying the rear shocks down one hole.
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Funny cause I had just done exactly that cause when I push down on one front corner hard enough, the opposite rear corner lifts off the ground slightly. When you say one hole, you mean one hole to the side (same row) or one row down?
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Funny cause I had just done exactly that cause when I push down on one front corner hard enough, the opposite rear corner lifts off the ground slightly. When you say one hole, you mean one hole to the side (same row) or one row down?
yes, top row. But you don't want to make too many changes all at once. The opject it to shift the car's center of gravity to where you're having the problem.
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