rear truck traction question

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Chris Iversen
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rear truck traction question

Post by Chris Iversen » Sun Apr 02, 2006 8:55 am

So I'm looking for a little extra traction on hybrid courses. Can't afford an offset rear truck as yet, I'll be springing for a modded Indy/Tracker or a Splitfire soon but in the meantime....

I've been thinking spacing the wheels a little further out in the back than the front might be an idea. Anyone done this? Does it add any traction/stability? Or does it totally screw with the ride?
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Post by Matt Holley » Sun Apr 02, 2006 11:44 pm

It seems to help. Don't overkill on the spacers, though. Try it and see if you like it.
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Stock truck rear traction

Post by Paul Howard » Sat Apr 15, 2006 5:10 am

Hey, Put about 10 to 15 degrees NEGATIVE wedging under it and some harder bushings and that will make a noticable difference more than anything else. You can then tell people you hang out with Luca Giammarco and gave him the idea. Yeah, that'll work, well, the truck suggestion will, but the Luca story won't. Adios-Paul
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