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As the topic states, I did a search and couldn't find anything. I know stiffer is better, but what do you guys suggest?
 

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The best basic setup would be to get some adjustable shocks for the rear. When ever you are at the drag strip you need to set those at their stiffest setting. Then you could either use the rubber spring isolater inserts to help keep the rear end from dipping too much, or do what i did. I got a set of air lift air bags that slip inside my rear coil springs. Not only do the make every day driving better, but the improve handeling and when pumped up high are great for the strip. At the drag strip I pump mine up to 35 psi and they keep the rear end pretty stiff. Make sure to run seperate air lines to each bag and not use the t fitting. Then I put 40 psi of air in my rear tires.
That covers the back end of the car.


Now for the front end. If you have an upgraded clutch and limited slip differential. You can run either slicks or drag radials.

Drag radials work with the stock diff, but I'd recomend a better clutch.

Any type of tire is going to require you to find out the perfect air pressure. Usually 15 - 25 psi for street tires and drag radials. Slicks can be even lower.

And a set of traction bars couldn't hurt either.

The important thing is that you exparament with tire pressure and remember what works.
 

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You need to Hook Up Series -

Part 1 - http://www.overboost.com/story_intro.asp?id=1319

Suspension Lowering, Shock/Strut Valving and Alignment

Part 2 - http://www.overboost.com/story_intro.asp?id=1337

Tires, specifically Drag Radials and Slicks and picking the proper size

Part 2 - http://www.overboost.com/story_intro.asp?id=1340

Limited Slip Difs, Clutch vs Gear types

This is all geared toward FWD cars....

If your serious, pick up a Summit Racing NHRA Logbook to keep track of suspension settings, track conditions, weather conditions and tire pressure.

Only $5 at Summit Racing.com
 
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