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Basic Car Set Up

NON Winged V6 Sprint Car Set Up 



  • Right Rear:            1025  
  • Left Rear:              1000  
  • Right Front            1025  
  • Front Left              1000  


Block Standard Rail Car:

  • Front:                   3.5” 
  • Back:                    4”  

Tyres Pressure: 

  • Right Rear              8 PSI  
  • Left Rear:              4.5 to 5 PSI  
  • Right Front:           12 PSI  
  • Left Front:             10 PSI  


 Tyre Position:


  • Right Rear:              
    • 18”   
    • measured from the centre of the wheel to frame

  • Left Rear:                
    • 10.5 to 11”   
    • centre of wheel to outside of rear arm  
    • close to but not rubbing arm




  • Right Rear:            4 or 5  
  • Left Rear:              4/7 or 3/8 tie down  
  • Right Front            
  • Front Left              4/5 tie down  



  • WHEELS  tension front to 20 Ft LBS  




·        Rear of Car Loose:

o       Drop RHR Pressure 1 PSI

o       Move RHR Wheel In 1” at a time

o       Less Stagger

o       Softer Shocker on the RHR


·        Rear of Car Tight:

o       Raise RHR Pressure 1 PSI

o       Move RHR Wheel Out 1” at a time

o       More Stagger

o       Heavier Shocker on the RHR




  • Grease
    • Make sure  the drive shaft and torque tube are alble to slide freely
    • Put Molly Grease on the splines of the drive shaft
    • Dont forget the spring in the uni
    • Put Molly Grease on the torque tube where it slides on the ball
  • 6" Blocks
    • Set the rear up on 6" blocks (6 and a 5 if up rail)
    • Set the length from the front of the engine plate to the axle at exactly 38 5/8"
    • Measure from the frame to the torque to ensure in the centre of the frame
    • Put the birdcages on now, using spacers to make sure they are in the right position on the axle
    • Use the levels on the birdcages (if Fitted) to make sure they are sitting right ie the rear arm link is exactly at the bottom
    • Fit the rear arms they should be in the centre of the bolt
    • Fit the radius rods, making sure he radius rods are free to move never have too much thread showing
  • 4" Blocks
    • Set the rear up on 4" blocks (4 and a 3 if up rail)
    • Fit the ladder
    • do the stops up finger tight and lock them up
    • Ladder and torque ball should be free to move
  • On Wheels
    • Put on wheels and check ride height
    • Check ladder and torque ball are free





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