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Postby elexes » Sun Mar 25, 2007 2:43 pm

not knowing much about it what are all the lads on the loc getting done with the car's . there all saying there cars are comming back feeling better on the corners but what is done to the car and who in ireland dose this sort of thing ?
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Postby Noel » Sun Mar 25, 2007 4:59 pm

Well if you lower your car you will have upset the camber, (wheels will appear to be leaning inwards)... the RS200 has little cam type washers that allow you to recover the camber so that the wheel is making full contact with the road again....

Loads more to it than just camber according to Tony @Wheels in-motion, but camber and toe are the only ones that i fully understand...

As for where to get it done...try England as most of the places I've tried just line up the tracking, and thought i had two heads when i mentioned getting a full geometry done... :cry:

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Postby lee_iceman » Sun Mar 25, 2007 6:20 pm

There are 7 adjustments that can be done on the Altezza chassis.
Measurements/changes are Toe, Camber, Caster, King pin, Inlud angle, Thrust angle, this is definatly worth doing after you have lowered your car or put bigger rims on.
It will save you a fortune on on even tyrewear.

As for places in Ireland, not too sure. There are only 6-7 places in the UK that can do it properly.
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Postby elexes » Sun Mar 25, 2007 6:31 pm

anyone have a ruff ida on how long it takes to get done ?
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Postby lee_iceman » Sun Mar 25, 2007 6:37 pm

Usually takes between 1 - 2 hours.

Then you have a 2000 mile fine tune, which is free and is just a check and if need be a little adjustment after the car has settled.
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