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Old 02-13-2006, 11:42 PM   #1
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I used the trunk mounted inflater to fill a limp truck tire and the back ended on my GXP lifted maybe two inches up??? then I thought , What if i valved it to do it at will. Anybody have an opinion as to if it would dampen wheel spin on launch if I raised rear to force weight to front?
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they do it at the track all the time
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I used the trunk mounted inflater to fill a limp truck tire and the back ended on my GXP lifted maybe two inches up??? then I thought , What if i valved it to do it at will. Anybody have an opion as to if it would dampen wheel spin on launch if I raised rear to force weight to front?
most people who race at the track do the "elc trick" to pump up the rear shocks all they way.
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Quick on the trigger 2nite Haro! and thanx,.... i thought it would . Do you know why it raises rear on it'* own when inflator button is hit
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Quick on the trigger 2nite Haro! and thanx,.... i thought it woul know why it raises rear on it'* own when inflator button is hit
to do it right, you need to disconnect the wiring in the front of the trunk, you can then pump up the rear a good 6+ inches
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Quick on the trigger 2nite Haro! and thanx,.... i thought it woul know why it raises rear on it'* own when inflator button is hit
If you hit the inflator, and your rear raises, your inflator/ELC selector valve has failed or been disconnected.
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thanx Will ??Car has 900 miles???
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Quick on the trigger 2nite Haro! and thanx,.... i thought it woul know why it raises rear on it'* own when inflator button is hit
If you hit the inflator, and your rear raises, your inflator/ELC selector valve has failed or been disconnected.
I've never tried to use the accesory air while the valve is disconnected. Can the air go to both locations or only one? It sounds like his went to both.
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Ya'll had me worrried for a minute but I got to thinking was sitting for days and alot of snow on it . i think the air was bringing car back to set point ,....I hope?? But nice tip for rear if summer comes...Haro got Cards and decals NICE JOB! I'll leave em around
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If you turn on the inflator and it raises the rear of the car under ANY circumstances, the selector valve is disconnected or has failed.

The ELC trick we use at the track calls for disconnecting the selector valve behind the right rear passenger seat in the trunk in order to CAUSE this.

Test it again, GXP. If it raises the rear of the car, you have a fault you need to post about in the 2000-2005 section (NOT the Northstar section as it has nothing to do with your drivetrain).

Link this topic in your NEW mechanical topic.
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