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Offline Diamond Hell

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do the 'flip'  :wink:

This needs elaboration.
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...just means flip the wishbones back down flat again. Bushes suffer, not to mention more pressure on the ARB too....

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Nope, still don't understand.
Just because you're offended doesn't make you right.

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #53 on: 30 August 2012, 13:40 »
He probably means flip the track rod ends to try and sort the geometry out like the aircooled guys do.

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #54 on: 30 August 2012, 14:12 »
He probably means flip the track rod ends to try and sort the geometry out like the aircooled guys do.

how can this be done though as track rod ends are a tapered fit ????


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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #55 on: 31 August 2012, 13:23 »
You drill out the hole and fit a new insert which is tapered the other way.

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #56 on: 01 September 2012, 10:00 »
how would that work. Wishbones would still be off if u flipped trackrod ends

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #57 on: 03 September 2012, 00:54 »
I wasn't talking about wishbones. Flipping the trackrods sorts the bump steer out that you get when you excessively lower your car.

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #58 on: 03 September 2012, 11:56 »
then a rose jointed set up would be suited better as you can space these out to get an accurate set up. been searching this and for around 80 quid you can buy longer rose jointed track rod ends wich are supplied with spacers to achive the desired effect.
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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #59 on: 09 September 2012, 01:44 »
i havent done any trackdays yet but im almost ready and will deffo be doing them this summer.