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Old 06-01-2005, 04:56 PM   #16
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like me , time to start reading up about "mechanical tuning" i think. Dont worry, i wont punch yah
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Old 06-01-2005, 05:09 PM   #17
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Umm...what about rear springs, oil, roll center, droop setting, toe-in or anything else you would adjust to dial in some more rear traction???

You don't use bodies for tuning, only for a final SMALL change after the car is mechanically dialed in.
here we go again the commies are back, go set up you car and shut up...bla bla bla bla you so dumb.. are you the set up master or what ?
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here we go again the commies are back, go set up you car and shut up...bla bla bla bla you so dumb.. are you the set up master or what ?

Ok, before this thread keeps going this way lets take a step back and relax.


What the guys above are saying is 110% true. If your car is suffering from ill handling, in most cases- a body swap is NOT going to fix it. If you have a good handeling car and your looking for a couple tenths.. then try a different shell.

Chassis tuning trumps all.

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Ok, before this thread keeps going this way lets take a step back and relax.


What the guys above are saying is 110% true. If your car is suffering from ill handling, in most cases- a body swap is NOT going to fix it. If you have a good handeling car and your looking for a couple tenths.. then try a different shell.

Chassis tuning trumps all.

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Hi Dale...Gotta thank you once again for providing some of the best sedan bodies on the planet!!!!

Soviet...I can assure you that body tuning is much more important than you make it sound! I start each race with a base setup and try a few bodies first, once I settle on a body I then tune my car Works for me
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Dang it Soviet...Every time someone asks about handling traits of a shell you start a dang argument....Please stop dude!

I have my car pretty dialed and I don't want to change anything but the small mid corner push and add a little bit of stability. I'm actually at the point where I'm afraid if I try to tune anything in or out mechanically I'll screw up the way it handles (only a couple tenths of the sponsored guy's times with one pack on the setup) Shells can seem to make little difference but enough to help the driver drive more consistantly or make the car feel a little better.
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Dang it Soviet...Every time someone asks about handling traits of a shell you start a dang argument....Please stop dude!

I have my car pretty dialed and I don't want to change anything but the small mid corner push and add a little bit of stability. I'm actually at the point where I'm afraid if I try to tune anything in or out mechanically I'll screw up the way it handles (only a couple tenths of the sponsored guy's times with one pack on the setup) Shells can seem to make little difference but enough to help the driver drive more consistantly or make the car feel a little better.
My only point is that one should not be afraid to tune their car...thats all...

Besides...who's arguing???

BTW...for those who really aren't that adept at tuning, the XXX Main sedan tuning book is killer. Check it out...
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My only point is that one should not be afraid to tune their car...thats all...

Besides...who's arguing???

BTW...for those who really aren't that adept at tuning, the XXX Main sedan tuning book is killer. Check it out...
cheers, looks like im going to order me one of those
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