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I'm hoping someone can give me some advice on how to get a better launch. Currently my suspension is all stock except for KYB gas-adjust shocks. Also, I had a friend box my rear lower control arms. I have 295-50R15 Mickey Thompson Sportsman S/T radials in the rear with an Eaton posi. When I hit the gas I'll get some rear wheel spin that will cause the backend to slide to the left. I then have to lift off the gas to straighten her out. No wheel-hop so I think boxing the rear control arms helped with that. I'm not getting any sense of weight transfer (probably thanks to the very stiff KYBs?). I don't think I want to go with a adjustable shock or any type of drag radial as this is mainly a street car. Any suggestions? Thanks.
 

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Learn how it works, then fix it. These articles will help:

http://www.dickmillerracing.com/MagazineArticle1.htm

http://www.dickmillerracing.com/MagazineArticle2.htm

http://www.dickmillerracing.com/MagazineArticle3.htm

If you have more questions, call Dick Miller. He's a good guy who will take the time to explain things to you. He knows how to make stock-type A-body suspensions hook better than just about anyone.
Thanks for the articles. Here's the suggestions I pulled from them.

1) Adjustable control arms to change pinion angle
2) Relocate the the lower control arms further below the rear axle
3) Adjustable shocks
4) "Lighter" front springs to increase rear weight transfer

#3 is out since this is mainly a street car.

Will this work for #2? Will something like this help me? Cheap bolt in for about $90 and it says you can use your stock control arms. It says; however, its recommended for lowered vehcile but my car is stock height so maybe not a big help?

http://www.umiperformance.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_18_22&products_id=30
 
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