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Old 08-02-2009, 01:21 AM
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driving through wheelstands

With a larger blower, more cfm in the carbs, and a stiffer frame from an eight point cage, my 29 A Tudor now has the potential to wheelstand akin to a 10 second stocker/super stocker. My goal is not to wheelstand but, if it does, to drive safely through the process. So, apart from the obvious of adding wheelie bars if this occurs, what is the driving advice from those with experience in driving through wheelstands ?

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You can do is limit the front end travel to help limit how much the car will pull the wheels and the other thing we do on the true 10.5 cars that can't use a wheelie bar is add weight to the front end. you would be surprised how much 5-10 lbs on the nose will help out.

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If it just lifts the tires ... stay in it ... Do not lift
The sudden drop can and will damage the front suspension a good bit.

Obviously IF it is getting crossed up, headed for the guard rail or other serious " mishap " ... potential front end damage is the lesser of the two
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And, of course, get that battery out of the trunk and move it back into the engine compartment (forward of the engine, if possible).
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If it just lifts the tires ... stay in it ... Do not lift
The sudden drop can and will damage the front suspension a good bit.

Obviously IF it is getting crossed up, headed for the guard rail or other serious " mishap " ... potential front end damage is the lesser of the two

I agree. Drive through it !!

Chances are that you won't even know the front is off the ground unless it's more than a couple of feet.

Post some pictures, please.

You might try asking WDCreech on this site. I'll bet he knows !!!

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im a new member and i have to say.... THIS IS THE GREATEST TITLE TO A THREAD I HAVE EVER SEEN!...on any forumn
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