need a little more tire hit

Old 08-09-2009, 05:17 PM
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i have a 2x3 chassis strut front four link rear. i need a little more hit im running lees hp than what was in it. im running a 496 glide 4500 stall leaving at 3800. i may need tires i dont know how old they are. im running 32x14 hoosier. my best 60' is 1.36. its just not hooking like it should and it may go a 1.41 and the next pass a 1.36. what should i screw up first?
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Old 08-09-2009, 06:28 PM
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If you are not sure about the tires, then that would be the first thing to look at. With your 60 ft. times that inconsistant, it would be a good place to start.

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Old 08-10-2009, 07:08 AM
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i agree with ts, thats a fairly big swing between runs if all else is equal. in other words, no chassis adjustment between rounds.
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Old 08-10-2009, 02:38 PM
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i ordered a new set of mickeys today well see what happens
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Old 08-10-2009, 03:34 PM
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It may take a few run to wake up the compound on those mickeys, but after that, i think you will be happy, what rear shocks are you running?
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Old 08-10-2009, 05:40 PM
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double adjustable they are soft
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Old 08-10-2009, 07:14 PM
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You can get more hit by raising the top bar a hole, i was on the bumper because the CG was off so bad on my 4 link. Haven't been out since the change (dropped it 2 holes) and scaled the car, put 30lbs right side, but maybe i'll find out friday nite T&T if it don't rain, been rained out for 1 1/2 month, we only race and T&T every 2 weeks.

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Old 08-11-2009, 04:33 AM
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how many clicks do you have in compression, stiffer compression and softer extension, will get you more hit.
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Old 08-11-2009, 06:52 AM
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Originally Posted by zipper06
You can get more hit by raising the top bar a hole, i was on the bumper because the CG was off so bad on my 4 link. Haven't been out since the change (dropped it 2 holes) and scaled the car, put 30lbs right side, but maybe i'll find out friday nite T&T if it don't rain, been rained out for 1 1/2 month, we only race and T&T every 2 weeks.

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Zip, I wonder if this is the difference in the door car vs dragster, but we've lowered the top bar *front* holes to get more hit, shorter IC. Must be it is different with a door car, was thinking this would go the same for all 4 links as they are the same concept. Just wondering here thanks for the info
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Old 08-11-2009, 11:53 AM
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mines not super fast 1.36 60' my front tires never leave the ground or not enought that you can see it anyway.
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