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    FREDDY SANDOVAL
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    Can someone chime in and help please?

    We’ve been racing 2 stroke for a long time, and recently switched to LO206 in the last 2 years, I knew it was gonna be a learning time as they do drive differently, I know about smooth and easy on the wheel, etc.

    We noticed that no matter what we do or how hard we try to drive fast, slow fast, etc. We’re just not quick enough to get to the guys running upfront, we’re about 1 sec off the pace.

    However, we ran in the rain 2 weeks ago, and we were faster than the usual fast guys, by far. This tells me that rain is a level field for guys that are real good tuners/drivers. Plus smooth/slow is fast. Now I’m trying to translate this for when the track is dry.

    Should I lower the chassis and go wider at rear hubs to free up the kart?

    I just have a feeling we are losing power somewhere due to a bind.

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    Mike Bruce
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    I have been watching this post hoping someone would respond. I have had the same experience. Slower in dry conditions, but faster than others in rain. That was my first time driving in the rain, so it had to be the kart. LOL

     

    Hopefully someone who knows more than me will respond.

    • This reply was modified 1 week, 4 days ago by  Mike Bruce.

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