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Old 07-07-2014, 11:06 AM   #21
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Theoretically. I'm just giving you my subjective experience. Depowered racks take some effort to steer at low speeds regardless of wheel width. So, either grow a pair or put the pump back in.
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So, either grow a pair or put the pump back in...
...or run less than 4° caster.
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Theoretically. I'm just giving you my subjective experience. Depowered racks take some effort to steer at low speeds regardless of wheel width. So, either grow a pair or put the pump back in.
I thought the OP had a manual rack.
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I thought the OP had a manual rack.
Dingdingding!
There is nothing to "put back in."
So: flat bottom 350mm wheel, less than 4 degrees caster, masterbate palms down to build biceps, got it.
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when I built my ls1 car, I did it without Power steering. I had a classic nardi 15" (381mm) wheel. every autocross was like a workout. Eventually I just put power steering back on. -Johnny
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masterbate palms down to build biceps
I lol'd IRL
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you're never going to get any stronger masterbating. you need to **********.
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If you get the alignment right(Emilio makes that easy) a manual rack is no problem at all. Compared to my brothers Porsche, it feels like power steering. 15x9 & 225's and I don't even notice it.
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If you get the alignment right(Emilio makes that easy) a manual rack is no problem at all. Compared to my brothers Porsche, it feels like power steering. 15x9 & 225's and I don't even notice it.
Dang Jeff. When does your girlfriend get back into town to help you with your bicep problem?
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Dang Jeff. When does your girlfriend get back into town to help you with your bicep problem?
Between building the car, many years of climbing, many years of kneading bread, and a long distance relationship, the forearms and biceps have long ago reached Popeye status!...
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Don't date a theatre actress.
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Hey Andrew, have you experimented with staggered wheel widths using the same tire size to test sidewall stiffness/stretch handling characteristics? I.e using a 8" wheel on the front and a 9" wheel on the rear to stiffen the sidewall to help rotate the car without the use/stiffening of the rear sway bar?
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