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suspension for auto x experts

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by 97hatch, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. 97hatch

    97hatch ?

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    ok well after drag racing for so long i wanted to get in to something else so i went to my first auto x this weekend loved it but i have some issues that i would like some help on this is my setup

    tires falken azenis on delsol wheels
    NEX full coil over suspension
    tie bars up and lower front and back
    and a ls vtec
    and this is all in my ek hatch

    ok im pretty good at suspension setup (at least i think)
    i got the car level all the way around when i measure to the jack points
    this is how i got it setup the measure ments are on the wheel

    in the front i have
    camber 0.250 measured top to botom (not center to top)
    toed out .187 total not per side so 1/6 per side
    0 turns of pre load
    tire presure 30psi

    rear

    camber is close to zero
    toed in less than a 1/6 close to zero
    4.5 turns of preload
    tire pressure 48psi

    ok my problem is i was not able to keep the car from pushing (understeer) any help cant run less air in the front when i marked the tires they roled over almost perfectly. is there any one that makes caster adujsters for a EK i would love to have some but cant find them looked all day as i know that more caster would help lots


    well any help would be great
     
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    LSCRX New Member

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    97 Hatch....you said you had NEX coilovers? the GT or the SS? do you like them? I am trying to get some feedback on em. I am also looking to getting into auto x, and want a decent suspension. But i also like to go on weekend drives up the mountains.....so they need to work :D
     
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    im only runing 30 psi because every one advised me to keep lowering it as to how far over the tire rolled does any one know of wher i can get some thing to adjust the caster on the front i would really like to add some caster to it.
     
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    also i have the ss and the are very stiff but they work pretty good if i did it again i would buy some good adujstable shocks and good coil over kit
     
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    if i did my suspension again, id buy some PIC Apex this time
     
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    well i have actually never played forza and what little i know about suspension setup comes from my gocart experience and do you really think that 30 psi is way to low for a car that weighs nothing and im not causing roll over so it should be ok
     
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    azenis sidewalls are so stiff, that they don't really roll over like a normal street tire does.

    30 is too low and 48 is too high.

    you'll probably find more comfort at 36/34.

    understeer is caused a lot by driving error.

    slow in, fast out.
    brake before the turn and just leading in with a little left foot trail braking to get the ass-end happy. then be on the gas through the corner and on the way out.

    caster is not your issue.
    Wheel Alignment A Short Course
     
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    thanks b i had the rear so high as i was trying to ret it to rotate better and it did help i will try raising pressure this weekend when i go out. yes i know slow before the turn and acelerate out. ok enuff with the tire pressure and DOES ANY ONE know where i can get a caster kit for a EK.
     
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