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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-15-2018, 09:59 PM Thread Starter
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Drag race launch set up

Any tips on a straighter launch set up.
This is an Aussie Falcon GT, basically same front and leaf spring rear as Mustang/Torino.

Front-Lowered springs and 90/10 shock
Rear- Leaf springs and non adjustable gas shocks

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Give Gazzard Brothers racing a call!!

Gazzard Anti roll bar would be a good start.

Gazzard shocks and caltrac set up mono leaf.

Cheers, Bob

ps- How did you go at ford forum shootout last week?
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Give Gazzard Brothers racing a call!!

Gazzard Anti roll bar would be a good start.

Gazzard shocks and caltrac set up mono leaf.

Cheers, Bob

ps- How did you go at ford forum shootout last week?
Might look into the roll bar.
It has "modified" leaf springs which are giving me as a good traction as Caltracs and the factory GT Radius rods which I've used in previous years. All traction aids used so far give the same lift characteristics seen in pic(taken last week end at Heathcote).

I would like to take one step at a time to see what gives the best improvement. Adjustable shocks will at least be beneficial for all round use to start with. Some first hand experience with a similar set up would be good.
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Give Gazzard Brothers racing a call!!

Gazzard Anti roll bar would be a good start.

Gazzard shocks and caltrac set up mono leaf.

Cheers, Bob

ps- How did you go at ford forum shootout last week?
Bob is dead on with the anti-roll bar. The pictures tell the story. It needs one bad.

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Get the a-roll-bar asap lol, you'll see such a big difference you won't believe. Post some pics after you get it because I'm really curious if it solves the problem
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