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Old 10-08-2004, 02:31 AM   #1
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Default Very bad tire hop how can this be fixed

Well my friend and I put smaller tires on the back of his camaro so his speed would be more legit and now it woubles alittlebit at slower speeds and has bad tire hop how can the tire hop be reduced or eliminated is there a real eazy way like letting pressure out of the tires or putting more pressure in it?
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You changed suspension geometries. Smaller tires could effect camber, toe in, gear ratio, etc. I would stick with Stock size tire unless you have a very good purpose on this.

Smaller tires don't bite as well either, so you're having less grip, less grip means more slippage, and your problems.
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You changed suspension geometries. Smaller tires could effect camber, toe in, gear ratio, etc. I would stick with Stock size tire unless you have a very good purpose on this.

Smaller tires don't bite as well either, so you're having less grip, less grip means more slippage, and your problems.
The ones on before were so big and put the speedo off from 10-15 mph...... the smaller ones are acually like the size thats stock but the fronts are still big.......
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That'* gotta look kinda goofy.....But from the sounds of it you could maybe benefit from traction bars? Or just deal with the speedo being off?
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Maybe you need more power, or less traction? Already driving it hard huh.
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Maybe you need more power, or less traction? Already driving it hard huh.
Yea its driven kinda hard at times but I mean honestly why would someone buy a 350 bored .030 camaro with mods (edelbrock intake manifold and carbs and a flowmaster) That sounds amazing and not giver a bit here and there hes got a modded 99 gtp for his daily driver and bought this car because its RWD STICK and a bit of hps (tires slip from 2nd to 3rd dunno if thats good or not.........not sur about 3rd to 4th dont wana go that fast in a old 84 like that tho
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F-body forum. That car is a RWD, not FWD. Go there for your answer.
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F-body forum. That car is a RWD, not FWD. Go there for your answer.
The guys at fbody.com can help you out.
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