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help getting car to launch correctly

Have 472 bbf 417rwhp

130lb coil overs in the front
175lb coil overs in the rear

all adjustable rear arms
pinion angle is - 2.5

any advice on getting my car the leave correctly thanks
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How about a vid the pic looks like its leaving fine for a factory anti roll bar.

Does it already have a aftermarket anti-roll bar?
Does it have a full cage?
Sub frame connectors?
How much air pressure in the right tire and left tire?

It's going to lift the left front tire first every time then it will bring the right side up. Is it getting on top of the tires out of the hole is it going left or right

Tag and ins it's a street car, how it gets there does it really matter?

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Why so heavy on the rear springs? Everything I've been reading and seeing has the rear springs a little lighter than the front, but you really need to scale the car to see. Looks like a lot of chassis twist, what all has been done to the chassis?
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Why so heavy on the rear springs? Everything I've been reading and seeing has the rear springs a little lighter than the front, but you really need to scale the car to see. Looks like a lot of chassis twist, what all has been done to the chassis?
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I was having same issues it would launch crocked and pull to the right.


Added a antiroll bar
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/13943747258/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/13955819440/

problem solved I dont even need to touch the steering wheel to keep it streight
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/14166928882/
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check and make sure when your in the car the ride height is the same on right and left that helps too.
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check and make sure when your in the car the ride height is the same on right and left that helps too.
Twekd1 you are on the money, That's what I was trying to get at also... Very nice car by the way...But a pic just don't give enough info for me some of the other guys can prob tell by the pic but it's not all about the launch to me.

Tag and ins it's a street car, how it gets there does it really matter?

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His picture shows it fine right rear is compressing and left rear is expanding, left front is in the air. That is a normal mustang triangle 4 link working .

Buy one of these, no rocket science a muffler shop can weld it in.
http://www.baselinesuspensions.com/kits/arb3.htm
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His picture shows it fine right rear is compressing and left rear is expanding, left front is in the air. That is a normal mustang triangle 4 link working .

Buy one of these, no rocket science a muffler shop can weld it in.
http://www.baselinesuspensions.com/kits/arb3.htm
That's what I said...

Tag and ins it's a street car, how it gets there does it really matter?

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here is a better B4 picture. It was a handful keeping it straight. But now I don't even need to steer it to keep it straight.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8632794039/
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now that is a pic that helps to see what it needs

Tag and ins it's a street car, how it gets there does it really matter?

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