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Front Sway Bay

Postby Apexcone » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:13 am

Running my 2015 ND in Autocross, with Konis, RP front Sway, on the outer setting what happens to the car if the bar is tightened up one hole.
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Re: Front Sway Bay

Postby Brian » Tue Jul 28, 2015 10:20 am

Slightly more understeer/less oversteer
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Re: Front Sway Bay

Postby Apexcone » Tue Jul 28, 2015 12:31 pm

Thanks Brian. We have just re done the alignment again. Managed to get a little more front camber, 2.3 deg, set the front 1.6 on the rear, set the front toe to -0.05 out and the rear the same. Do you have any experience with these specs ?
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Re: Front Sway Bay

Postby Brian » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:18 pm

I have not run precisely those settings.

Generally for autocross we toe zero or toe OUT the front and TOE IN the rear.
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Re: Front Sway Bay

Postby morrisg » Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:26 pm

Uh, I think Apexcone means a 2015 NC... right? Just judging from his Love At 1st Sight topic...

And by "tightened up" adjustment of the front sway, I think he meant using one hole further out from the bar mounting to the chassis, which does what Brian posted. Just trying to be clear: a "tight" car usually means understeering, while "loose" means oversteering. Ergo, "tightened up" means setting the suspension link further towards the free end of the sway bar.

Sorry if this sounds pedantic... :D
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Re: Front Sway Bay

Postby Apexcone » Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:49 am

2015 NC GS.

Thanks guys for all your input. Last weekend we ran it with 2.2 Deg negative in the front, 1.7 in the rear, .05 tow in on the rear and 0.05 tow out on the front. Konis on full hard less 1 full turn front and rear, sway on its softest setting. Tires Bridgestone RE 71R Front tires, Front 40 rears 38.

Car is very planted in fact on one fast 100 km sweeper I was told the front passengers wheel was 5 inches of the ground, which proves the car grips, however it still pushes on high speed rapid direction change. My thinking is we will leave the from toe as it and give it 0.05 toe out on the rear to try and get it to rotate very slightly which should compensate for some of the push. we have increased the front camber to 2.3 and set the rear back to 1.6

Your thoughts ?
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