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Time for a stupid question. Besides big motor, how do you get a 4-link to put the front wheels in the air and carry for a while?
 

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I guess the real question is WHY would you want to do this? Is this for "show" or "go"? You can make a chassis do whatever you want. Adjusting is usually done to get maximum traction (minimal wheelspin) not to see how big and long a wheelie you can do.
 

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I guess the real question is WHY would you want to do this? Is this for "show" or "go"? You can make a chassis do whatever you want. Adjusting is usually done to get maximum traction (minimal wheelspin) not to see how big and long a wheelie you can do.
X2...The ideal setup for most racing applications is to pull the wheels out of the beams and set them down soon after. :yes:
 

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x3 on this you dont see prostockers doing big ol wheelies :no: but if you must you may need to change your "instant center" to achive this :yes:
 

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x3 on this you dont see prostockers doing big ol wheelies :no: but if you must you may need to change your "instant center" to achive this :yes:
You also can't compare a Pro Stocker to a stock suspension Nova with a small tire on the back:rolleyes:
 

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x3 on this you dont see prostockers doing big ol wheelies :no: but if you must you may need to change your "instant center" to achive this :yes:
Did you not watch the last drag race? Jason Line did a heck of a wheel stand. Something messed up and had it on the back bumper. LOL

Just kidding, you can get it to wheel stand with a 4 link. I have seen guys mess up their setups and do wheelstands with tube cars and end up crashing. It sure is alot of fun with the wheels in the air though. I kept telling my Dad to raise the wheelie bars on our old Camaro so I could put it on the bumper, but he kept reminding me about the consistency and better et's if you don't do it.
 

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You don't need a 4-link to do a wheelie.

All you need is a pair of bolt-on traction bars on your leaf springs. Now, having said that, there is much more involved, like the front spring & shock package and weight distribution.
Oh, one other thing...you need some decent Horsepower and the correct torque converter.
 

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I dont care if wheelies are not the most desirable way to launch a car...
its just freaking cool as hell!
 

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Did you not watch the last drag race? Jason Line did a heck of a wheel stand. Something messed up and had it on the back bumper. LOL

Just kidding, you can get it to wheel stand with a 4 link. I have seen guys mess up their setups and do wheelstands with tube cars and end up crashing. It sure is alot of fun with the wheels in the air though. I kept telling my Dad to raise the wheelie bars on our old Camaro so I could put it on the bumper, but he kept reminding me about the consistency and better et's if you don't do it.

wheelie bars broke on the burnout so I hear
 

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Did you not watch the last drag race? Jason Line did a heck of a wheel stand. Something messed up and had it on the back bumper. LOL

Just kidding, you can get it to wheel stand with a 4 link. I have seen guys mess up their setups and do wheelstands with tube cars and end up crashing. It sure is alot of fun with the wheels in the air though. I kept telling my Dad to raise the wheelie bars on our old Camaro so I could put it on the bumper, but he kept reminding me about the consistency and better et's if you don't do it.
Keep your eyes on Jason this weekend-I bet he'll kick some azz and pull into the points lead. I painted his helmet for him this year.
 
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