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Old May 30th, 2013, 07:49 PM   #341
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I drive mine down the track one handed all the time, and with a shorter wheelbase I might add.
But hey, you know best because you've done it all, right?
Is your jeep yellow?
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Old May 30th, 2013, 08:51 PM   #342
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I drive mine down the track one handed all the time, and with a shorter wheelbase I might add.
But hey, you know best because you've done it all, right?
Did you just become the owner of the yellow jeep?
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Old May 31st, 2013, 05:14 AM   #343
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Is your jeep yellow?
Nope, but it also doesn't go straight all the time at the dunes, on the hills, or over a rough/bumpy track.

You guys do realize it's not easy to setup a chassis to do many different things at the same time, right?

It's not my Jeep. You guys don't have to like it, that's your choice, but it can and does go down a track (like it's made to do).
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Old May 31st, 2013, 05:47 AM   #344
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In an unrelated post, sometimes you can have too much power for your chassis (and wheelie bars).
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Old May 31st, 2013, 06:03 AM   #345
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In an unrelated post, sometimes you can have too much power for your chassis (and wheelie bars).
Wow! That looks bad! What's the back story on that.
And yes, I agree. My setup is probably more than my chassis "should" handle, but we have a lot of fun with it as is.
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Nope, but it also doesn't go straight all the time at the dunes, on the hills, or over a rough/bumpy track.

You guys do realize it's not easy to setup a chassis to do many different things at the same time, right?

It's not my Jeep. You guys don't have to like it, that's your choice, but it can and does go down a track (like it's made to do).
Unpossible, we don't realize anything.
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Old May 31st, 2013, 07:08 AM   #347
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Old May 31st, 2013, 07:15 AM   #348
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Unpossible, we don't realize anything.
At some point, you may realize there's more to life than trying to be a know it all internet baddass
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Old May 31st, 2013, 07:24 AM   #349
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At some point, you may realize there's more to life than trying to be a know it all internet baddass
Like what, nut swinging perhaps?
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At some point, you may realize there's more to life than trying to be a know it all internet baddass
At some point you may realize your buddies jeep handles like shit, but with his nuts on your brain all day thats kinda hard to do.

Someday you may also realize that no one actually tries to be an internet badass, we're just that awesome at the internet.

You may also realize that other than having too much time on our hands, none of us give a shit about how awesome or unawesome you think we are.
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Old May 31st, 2013, 07:27 AM   #351
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Like what, nut swinging perhaps?
You mean like you and your buddies do with each other here?
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Old May 31st, 2013, 07:28 AM   #352
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At some point you may realize your buddies jeep handles like shit, but with his nuts on your brain all day thats kinda hard to do.

Someday you may also realize that no one actually tries to be an internet badass, we're just that awesome at the internet.

You may also realize that other than having too much time on our hands, none of us give a shit about how awesome or unawesome you think we are.
Now you know how I feel about you
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Now you know how I feel about you
You feel I am awesome or unawesome, I figured as much, that's where most people stand.
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What would you guys suggest the yellow Jeep change to make it handle better?
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What would you guys suggest the yellow Jeep change to make it handle better?
Save the motor, scrap the rest and start over
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Save the motor, scrap the rest and start over
Save the tub, paint it another color or it will always be known a the "gay yellow jeep"
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What would you guys suggest the yellow Jeep change to make it handle better?
Are you asking me?


A rudder, they seem to help airplanes and boats go straighter.
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I was looking for a little more technical details. It looks like it hooks up good, gets the power to the ground. Maybe a longer wheelbase? Move the engine 6" forward?
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I was looking for a little more technical details. It looks like it hooks up good, gets the power to the ground. Maybe a longer wheelbase? Move the engine 6" forward?
Oh, well I don't really know what he's done, and I am admittedly not an expert in suspension and chassis design. I can tell it handles like shit, but I never said I knew what changes it needed to make it work better, so I'll stick with Rudder.

Somewhere along the lines the squat and anti squat of both axles don't appear to be right, less wheelie out back and more traction up front seems as if they would help. I know a bit of research and a few hours in the garage could probably go a long way for that.

I'm sure its not exactly that simple, but on the surface i think it would be a good start. Better weight balance or a longer wheelbase, or this or that....

But mostly, it needs more rudder.
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