Whats the difference between a sport mod and a modified?

Whats the difference between a sport mod and a modified?

The visual difference between the Modified and Southern Sport Mod is the Sport Mods are allowed an eight inch spoiler across the rear deck. IMCA Southern Sport Mods use an IMCA Stamped Hoosier 500 8″ wide racing tire. With our track surface, a car will go through an average of 8 tires per racing season.

What does the J Bar do on a race car?

We use the J-bar to keep the rear-end of the car in the desired position. The placement of the J-bar controls several settings on the rear of the car. With it we can set the side-to-side measurement, which allows us to define the placement of the rear-end from one side or the other.

What is a chassis setup?

Chassis setup is the base upon which winners are built. The Chassis Setup page is more specific information with exact measurements and suggested adjustments without a whole lot of explanation. The Trackside Companion is a saveable setup data base that you can use to record and recall all your setups.

Whats faster late model or modified?

They look kinda silly, but they can put on some great racing. They’re faster than any type of modified because of bigger tires, lower center of gravity, lighter weight (2300-2400 lbs) and more powerful engines (mostly because they can get more power to the ground because of those other advantages).

What is forward bite?

Foward bit is straight line traction (think dragrace). Side bite keeps tires from sliding sideways in a corner. The front can push and you will not turn very well. If the rear slides you can end up spinning around.

What does the left and right track bar do?

The purpose of the trackbar is to control the left-to-right offset of the rear axle. The attachments at the left and right side of the trackbar allow for up and down motion, but not side-to-side motion. A trackbar has two mounting points – one on the frame and one on the rear-end housing.

What is tight racing?

Tight: Also known as “understeer.” A car is said to be tight if the front wheels lose traction before the rear wheels do. A tight race car doesn’t seem able to steer sharply enough through the turns.

What is the fastest 0 to 60 modded car?

Top 10 Fastest 0-60 Modified Cars by Acceleration

  • 1999 Chevrolet S-10 NHRA Pro Stock Extended Cab Race Car 1.08 seconds.
  • 2014 Nissan GT-R AMS Performance Alpha Omega 1.53 seconds.
  • 2000 Ford Mustang Boss SVE 1.9 seconds.
  • 2001 Chevrolet Corvette Lingenfelter 427 1.97 seconds.

How much does an asphalt Super Late Model cost?

‘ The price tag on what you need to compete can give a true sense of the seriousness of the sport’s participants. A brand-new, complete Late Model racecar will cost a racer approximately $34,000 without an engine.

Are We at a crossroads in asphalt racing setup technology?

We are at a crossroads at this point in time with setup technology in asphalt racing. The use of softer front springs, larger sway bars, and big spring split in the rear has swept across the country for more than five years now with mixed results.

What kind of suspension does a SportMod have?

3 link Sportmod rear suspension using URC designed and fabricate brackets The chassis was designed to be strong, safer, and easier to drive and setup than traditional chassis. Using new computer technology the guess work has been taken out of the front and rear suspensions.

Which chassis set-up/tire chart should I use?

I recommend using the Longacre Chassis Set-Up/Tire Chart as part of your routine. The question is how do you go about finding the set up that will work for you? The first thing I will tell you not to do is go out and try to out dollar the competition. Racing is an expensive sport and you can’t buy experience.

Is the 2020 URC Gen 2 modified chassis IMCA legal?

The 2020 URC Gen 2 modified chassis is IMCA legal and features a number of standard features that are optional on most other brands. 3 link Sportmod rear suspension using URC designed and fabricate brackets