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C5Z front/rear weight distribution

 
Old 05-08-2019, 06:58 PM
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Hello, I recently had my C5Z's corner weights checked and adjusted, and with my equivalent weight on the driver's side, it's very close to being 50% cross weight.

However, I noticed the front/rear distribution is 54/46. To me that seems like too much front weight balance. So my question is for those with more experience, what front/rear distribution should we be targeting. The car is primarily used for autocross.

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Old 05-08-2019, 07:48 PM
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There is a limit unless you are moving the engine.

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Old 05-08-2019, 07:50 PM
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Move the battery to the back would be a start and run a full tank of fuel.

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I'll back up. It has AFE/Pfadt coilovers, so the ride height is adjustable.
My thinking is I could do a combination of raising the front/lowering the rear to maybe get the weight distribution more balanced front to back? And if so, just looking for some guidelinez that have worked for others?

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Were you sitting in the car as well? The driver seat is closer to the rear axle than the front, so weight bias will shift backwards. Same thing if your fuel tank was full or not.

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They are all like that. The only way to change it is to move stuff or add weight. I do not suggest adding weight.
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They are all like that. The only way to change it is to move stuff or add weight. I do not suggest adding weight.
Agree, your best option with the adjusters is to try for equal l/r and don't worry front to back. What you have is good.
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