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Re: OOOOWWW-D Test Session and time with Bob
On Mon, 10 Jul 1995, Steven Verona wrote:
> also stinks. I went back to the R1s all the way around and sarted
> playing with pressure. the car seems to work better with much higher
> pressure than everybody else is running. The FWD cars are running high
> 20s and low 30s while I went to 48psi infront and 40 in the rear. The
> car is much smoother with the higher pressure.
Back when R1s were not so stiff, my co driver found that they
worked with higher pressures than normal, so don't be too alarmed.
> Shocks: The car is bouncing in the corners once I turn in. The shocks
> are not controlling the car. I had the front Koni sports set to full
> stiff in the front. I set them to almost full soft and the car ran
> better. Does anybody know why?
When you are dealing with very stiff shocks, they tend to
augment the springs a little, adding to the overall stiffness of the
car. Your front end is bouncing against the shocks. I found the same
thing - the shocks need not be too stiff.
Are you going to the Saginaw Cen-Div (or did I already miss it?)
Graydon D. Stuckey
'86 Audi 5000 CS Turbo Quattro, GDS Racing Stage 1
'83 Mazda RX7 w/13B, GDS Racing Stage 58474