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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #30 on: 14 January 2011, 20:22 »
not sayin -8 is good track set up was only stating that you can get -8 using standard parts


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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #31 on: 14 January 2011, 20:35 »
-8 what though?!

Arguing with you two is like arguing with my toddlers.  Dreadful reasoning and exceptionally poor explanations.

how does that look about -2 degrees

Because it looks similar to mine, which has, at the last check -2.5 degrees of negative camber on the wheels, although mine isn't as low as that, because that would be foolish.

Please, I don't 'know it all' but I've read up a lot and rebuilt my car, set it up and also worked with Danny on setting his up too (among others) and done a fair number of track days.  

just like choosing you syncro, its not exactly the best is it? how many diffs have you got?

The Syncro has two diffs, what exactly does that have to do with this discussion?  Are you going to say you've had my mother next in an attempt to win the argument?
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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #32 on: 14 January 2011, 20:39 »
wich car was u looking at in the picture.. car on the left or car on the ryt


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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #33 on: 14 January 2011, 20:45 »
As for the Golf in the picture, looks to have about -2 degrees on it.

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #34 on: 14 January 2011, 20:50 »
nope, has nothing to do with the discussion was just courious if it had 2 diifs or 3. and how is it stupid that was only 80mm down on the coilovers, its exceedingly lower than that now. and if he dont make sens y argue, ive tried making as much sens as possible so you understand what i am sayingg. but as i have said my camber was measured at -8. if you sat opposite the car and looked at it you could see more. but i can assure u that is what it was and now its -1.5/-2 and looks alot less. if nthe holes were not elongated then it would stay at around -2 as there wouldnt be enough adjustment. i only tried explaining this fact. instead i got that its impossibly.

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #35 on: 14 January 2011, 21:33 »
well fook me sideways  :grin: :grin: :grin: opened a can of worms here didnt i hahaha

dh its the white mk2 abf widetrack tracksl@g  that u helped me out with on my thread with various bits and pieces

lemskigolf987/mk2 helper/chris white cheers for the input

i think i will just set it up so lower arm are flat or just pointing down a tad then go 10-20 mm lower on rear

its got koni adjustables on front and then just normal konis on back 40mm all round but the back sits way to high i think

regarding camber its as far in as it will go feels quite nice on track as lydden has got much of a straight lol

cheers again lee

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #36 on: 14 January 2011, 21:39 »
no worrys and i like the audi in the sig

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #37 on: 14 January 2011, 21:50 »
no worrys and i like the audi in the sig

cheers dude thats my daily other than the my astravan lol

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #38 on: 14 January 2011, 21:51 »
yer liking the audi and wnother thing is to make sure all 4 corners are tracking true simple thing but verry effective


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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #39 on: 14 January 2011, 22:01 »
Wow - amazing insight there.

For some bedtime reading, try this article I've put up on the web for you:

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It might further your understanding of some of this stuff.
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