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Old 08 Nov 2007, 08:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Suspension setup

Having had my car a few months now I am starting to push it into the corners a bit more however on the twisty B roads I have noticed that the car is a little twitchy, it seems to follow the bumps and cambers quite a lot at high speed, it is also quite oversteery, My car has no spoiler as its an RA what sort of difference would this make, also I was considering trying new drop links can anyone tell what difference these make. Any other info on setup on standard suspension would be great.
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Old 09 Nov 2007, 08:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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all turbo's have a spoiler of some description although i doubt this is your issue............

first thing would be to get your car correctly aligned, this should rule out any slight issues with camber, etc. that currently exist
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as said might be tracking or if the suspension is on the way out it will be going soft so may feel a bit wolley
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will I need to take it somewhere special to get the camber done or will the local quickfit be able to do it.
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tbh i wouldn't take my car to quickfit if they paid me.

problem is not sure where can do it up north
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am going to try the place I used to get my nos bottle filled they had all sorts of fancy cars in there including an 800 bhp supra, only trouble is they are 50 miles from me.
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we can sort but based near Newcastle............
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o r, forgot you were way up there, well compaired to here it is lol
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will I need to take it somewhere special to get the camber done or will the local quickfit be able to do it.

I don't think quickfit can do the toe & camber alignment setups.


If I lived up north. Somewhere special would be AS Performance in Co. Durham.



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Thanks for the help, I do like to go where people recomend, have had a bit of a look at their website and damn they are quite far from me (75miles), I will have to make a day of it.
Is that your place stockcar? can you tell me how long setup would take as I may add a couple of other jobs on since im travelling so far, Brake discs pads on front, drop links
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yes thats us.................

alignment can take anything from 1hr to around 3-4hrs dependant on problems, etc...........average is 1.5hrs

can happily sort a "day" to do various jobs and would generally be able to fix a price before you arrived, just off the A1M at the "angel".....
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After close inspection the other day, I was looking at the drop links to tell what kind they were I noticed that my CV boots are both ****ed so I found a car park and drove very slowly on full lock with window down bad knocking from them. I have ordered two front driveshafts do you think this could cause handling probs. I am still getting my wish list done either way, what the hell xmas present to myself from me
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