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Old 09-21-2022, 08:04 AM
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My method for setting the balance bar is to find a safe dry place where I can do an emergency stop from about 30 MPH. My goal is to lock either the front or rear tires. It can be helpful to have someone watch from a safe distance to see which end locks up first. If the rear tires lock first, I put in more front bias and try again. Repeat until the fronts lock up just before the rears. . . If the fronts lock up first, put in more rear bias until the rears lock up first, then take out enough so the fronts lock up first.

The goal is to get full braking from the front tires before the rear tires lock up. This will maximize stopping force and make it easier to control the car as the rear will not be trying to step out and spin the car.
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