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Post by maxman » Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:22 pm

I had my alignment done at Demon Tweeks,the guy who did it was very competent .The cost for mine was £77
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Post by Davz » Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:51 pm

Soz for such a late reply....life got in the way.
I too went for m settings but tweaked them based on my research and understanding.
Front camber I increased to 1.30 and kept rear the same at 1.50. Where I really changed was on toe-in. M and standard settings have a lot of toe-in but this will really wear the inner edge of the tyres. Having a lot of toe-in will make the zed stable at very high speeds but how often do you drive at 140mph? I went for front toe-in of - 0°.03, so total max of - 0°06. Don't go less as under braking it will result in positive toe-out which will make it unstable. Rear the same as the front.
I have found this setup very stable, tested up to 130mph (off road) I can hold the wheel with just a finger and thumb on the bumpiest of roads and steer in a straight line. NB I do have 15 + 20 mm wheel spacers on a staggered wheel set.
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Post by MrPT » Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:35 pm

Davz wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:51 pm
I have found this setup very stable, tested up to 130mph (off road)...
130mph off road? You sir, have the big balls. :bow: :D
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Post by Davz » Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:52 pm

You should try 160 in an Aston V8, heading towards Fogarty esses at donington in the pouring rain!
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Post by Singapore stag » Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:01 am

Clobber wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:16 am
Z-4-FUN wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:58 pm
Davz wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:11 pm
. If you want some data for a setup which has zero tramlining/bumpsteer, extremely well balanced and stable at high speed, let me know and I'll dig the data out.
I'd definitely be keen for this too :thumbsup:
And me please

Excellent, long awaited. :thumbsup:
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