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Unread 10-09-2019, 11:16 AM   #1
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Default lack of weight in front

what is everyone doing for lack of weight in front when hauling anyone on back or using flip seat for hauling other items. I have a 4" economy lift on stock springs and have noticed hauling 6 4"x6" concrete blocks that I can lift the front end with one hand if I wanted to without anyone in front seat. what options are out there for adding weight to stabilize the front.
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Unread 10-09-2019, 11:58 AM   #2
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I added a Clay/Cargo Basket to the front of our cart. The weight of the basket alone helps and you can add weight in it to help with the load in the back.


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PS: A cooler full of beer makes a great counter weight.
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Unread 10-09-2019, 02:11 PM   #3
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Mine does 3 wheel wheelies on the gas around corners.
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Unread 10-09-2019, 05:36 PM   #4
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Hey- what’s so bad about the front being light?!!!
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Make friends with a fat chick to ride in the front seat. That oughtta even it out
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Unread 10-10-2019, 01:50 PM   #6
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I have seen a few carts with the armor/ranch hand style bumpers on I think I am going to build one of them to add a little weight on the front. the problem with moving people around is its not always people that is the weight problem as I hauled 8 blocks on the cart up against the seat back and it barely made enough weight on front to turn on wet grass. I can also lift a tire on turns which I am fine with (I race sprint cars) im used to that. it is more if um pulling anything or have any weight on back I can lift entire front off the ground with the torque I am getting from my plowmans kit. I pulled my 46 chevy truck off the trailer and into the shop with it and it lifted the front end about a foot of the ground until it started moving.
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I have seen a few carts with the armor/ranch hand style bumpers on I think I am going to build one of them to add a little weight on the front. the problem with moving people around is its not always people that is the weight problem as I hauled 8 blocks on the cart up against the seat back and it barely made enough weight on front to turn on wet grass. I can also lift a tire on turns which I am fine with (I race sprint cars) im used to that. it is more if um pulling anything or have any weight on back I can lift entire front off the ground with the torque I am getting from my plowmans kit. I pulled my 46 chevy truck off the trailer and into the shop with it and it lifted the front end about a foot of the ground until it started moving.
Hell yeah, I'm a circle racer too! Weird thing about my cart, it lifts the front right easy, but it stays pretty flat turning left. I think I need a track bar adjustment!
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