As far as which one to use I'd talk to Jeff at rage about that, I would think you want it far in as you can run it without wheel hitting spindle armHow important is the left front on a kid champ kart. We’re running a Rage Nitro right now with the Rage short left front spindle and regular wheel. Which replaces the Rage flip wheel. Should we switch back to a regular spindle with a flip wheel, or a regular wheel? How close should we run that wheel in towards the frame and how much does moving that wheel change or effect the set up? Just trying to understand the dynamics of it all.
Sounds like your searching for speed , If so is there a certain handling issue that's holding you back, or is kart handling ok just lacking speedYeah we did, and he set us up with the short spindle and using a regular wheel and it’s in as far as it can be without rubbing right now, but we’re being told so many different things. To that’s not going to work change it back to a regular spindle. What works for Jeff doesn’t always work here. People are telling us to move it out. That’s why I was asking on here to see what effect the LF really makes to try and understand what’s all going on. We run at Shellhammers which is a 1/8 dirt oval.
At this point I wouldn't worry about which way it is, I'd continue with what you got until you get basic set up figured out, once he's up to speed then test what's best for the LFOk Thanks guys. I mostly just need to get him seat time being only 5 and starting out. It’s a kids champ kart so not really searching for speed. Just trying to make the best handling I can so I can get him to stay on the gas the whole way around. We’ve improved now that I got him off the bottom. He only ever complains it’s to slippery, but I think once we start the year on fresh new tires that have some side bite instead of old hand me downs we started with will play a big part in that also. Just trying to understand the whole left front and what it actually plays into set up or not. Like I said everyone here says something different and I think it’s because it’s they never ran or dealt with the short LF spindle or flip wheel.