Tag: Crew Chief

Weight Jacker The weight-jacker is a setting somewhat akin to wedge on a stock car. The main difference is that the driver can adjust weight-jacker while on the track. There are even rumors of some drivers adjusting weight-jacker in between corners to get the most out of a lap. Increasing weight-jacker makes the car looser. […]

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Tire pressures The Tire acts as a spring, with softer tires generally offering increased grip. The aim is to have somewhat even tire temperatures across the tires. On cars that don’t have suspension adjustment, you can adjust the balance with a change in tire pressures. For example; take a car that is pushing or under-steering […]

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Brake Bias A race car typically has two master brake cylinders. One controls the front brakes and the other the rear. A dial between the two controls how much pressure goes to each. This allows the driver to change the balance of the brakes. If the front tires are locking up too easily, you can […]

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