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Old 06-22-2011, 03:19 PM   #1121
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-1.8 F and -2.8 R ??????

going for the hellaflush look and not performance benefits?
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-1.8 F and -2.8 R ??????

going for the hellaflush look and not performance benefits?
It's what Ed recommended for a compromise between track and street. He said for track he would say -3.5*+
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Old 06-22-2011, 03:41 PM   #1124
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You will get some terrible wheel spin with that amount of rear camber. If you get hooked on Auto-X, some toe out on the front end will help your vegan arms turn that wheel
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OK Got aligned and what a difference. Huzzah. 2.8* rear, 1.8* front, 0" toe front/rear, max caster.

Time to prep for my brake install.

I only hand wash my rotors.
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Are you depowered? I wouldn't have maxed caster if that's the case as well.
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Depowered. **** is very easy to turn. Loose and slutty. Wobbly at high speed.

Shuiend just recommended tightening up the big bolt on the rack- the huge one.
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Depowered. **** is very easy to turn. Loose and slutty. Wobbly at high speed.

Shuiend just recommended tightening up the big bolt on the rack- the huge one.
Is the play in the rack itself?
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Today is ******* awesome weather for RS3s.

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It's what Ed recommended for a compromise between track and street. He said for track he would say -3.5*+
he pretty much gives everyone a similar alignment. I told him "street/autocross " and he gave me -
rear: -2.9 camber, 1/32 toe
front: -2.3 camber, -1/32 toe

I figure next time I can bring my own specs, when I actually know how to drive gud.
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also, what psi are you running?
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That is a lot of camber. Is he a CR guy?
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more rear camber is a m.net thing.
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Is the play in the rack itself?
No frakking clue. How do I figure that out? Hit with hammer?

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also, what psi are you running?
all of it?

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That is a lot of camber. Is he a CR guy?
No he's a better driver than most if not all members here with many podium finishes. Who knows how that bears on my alignment but I sure don't know wtf I am doing with it.
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That is a lot of camber. Is he a CR guy?
no, he's a spec miata guy with a gut
http://www.meatheadracing.com/
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I meant your tire pressure, not your leaf blower. I run 24 psi cold (or hot, it doesn't really go up)
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I have no clue what psi. Whatever psi was put in em when they were mounted :/ looks like low 30s. Feels good so I will check.

I haven't pushed it toooo hard yet but these tires deff have more stick than rs2.
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No frakking clue. How do I figure that out? Hit with hammer?
Raise the front end so neither tire is touching the ground, once you can do so safely (use jack stands obviously) take one of the front tires by hand and try to turn the wheel in either direction. As you do so, see if the other front tire is following along with the movement of the tire your turning.
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Raise the front end so neither tire is touching the ground, once you can do so safely (use jack stands obviously) take one of the front tires by hand and try to turn the wheel in either direction. As you do so, see if the other front tire is following along with the movement of the tire your turning.

What should happen then? If both wheels turn then I am winning? If one turns and the other doesn't should I give up on life?
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What should happen then? If both wheels turn then I am winning? If one turns and the other doesn't should I give up on life?
Your looking to see if the wheels turn exactly together or if theres a little "play" in the steering. (i.e. you start to move one wheel and the other doesn't move exactly the same)
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