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Chris Burgess chris at chrisburgess.com
Tue Sep 8 08:59:50 PDT 2009


Do you think the carcuss of the 003's are stiffer than the 090's?  That
would make you need to stiff the suspension since the tires can do less of
the work than they did before.

On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 8:17 AM, Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>wrote:

> Sorry FYI I meant 003s.  I was switching from the 090s to the 003s ;-)
>
> I had to stiff up the front and rear preload.  Note: this may be only
> because I needed to anyway, but I found that when I went out on the 003s I
> was sliding around at the same pace that the 090s were stable.  Increasing
> the preload on both sides made the tires grip better and I dropped my time
> significantly.
>
>
> On Sep 8, 2009, at 5:29 AM, Randy Grein wrote:
>
>> What did you have to stiffen up? Springs, compression, rebound,
>> everything?
>>
>> Randy Grein, WMRRA #141
>>
>> On Sep 7, 2009, at 11:05 PM, Jo Rhett wrote:
>>
>> On Sep 7, 2009, at 2:10 PM, Randy Grein wrote:
>>>
>>>> Bridgestone finally has SV sized DOT tires and they're like $140 less a
>>>> set.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Yeah, $260 a set is a sweet deal.  The 090s have sweet grip too but I had
>>> to stiffen my suspension both front and back to make them pay.  But after
>>> that change they ran well -- I dropped 2 seconds immediately after the
>>> suspension fix.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
>>> #553 WERA / AFM
>>> #53 SMRRC
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
> --
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA / AFM
> #53 SMRRC
>
>
>
>


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