ND1 Caster question

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ND1 Caster question

Postby DougA371 » Sun May 01, 2022 6:14 am

Just installed 225/45r17 Maxxis VR-1 on my Konig HyperGram 17x8 et45 wheels. I have rubbing towards the front of the front wheel well liner in moderate turns and heavy rubbing backing up in a turn. I fixed some of the rubbing by using an heat gun, but not all. Could reducing the positive caster give a larger gap between the front liner and the tire? If so how much would I need to make a difference?

2016 Miata Club w/ brembo package

Alignment:
Front: Camber: -1.8; Toe-in: 1/16" total; Caster: 8.0 degrees
Rear: Camber: -1.8; Toe-in: 1/16" total

Ride Height: 13.25" Front, 13.5" Rear

Suspension:
- Ohlins Road and Track Coilovers (7K/4K)
- Progressive Technologies anti-sway bar set
- whiteline front end links
2016 Miata Club w/Brembo
Blackbird Fabworx ND RZ Roll
Aurora Auto Design Low Profile Driver's Seat Mount V2.0
Ohlins Road and Track Coilovers (7K/4K)
Progressive Technologies anti-sway bar set
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Re: ND1 Caster question

Postby Brian » Mon May 02, 2022 9:54 am

YES, for cars with 225/45 we usually back the caster down to a range of 5.5 to 6 and that helps a lot.
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Re: ND1 Caster question

Postby DougA371 » Mon May 09, 2022 4:12 pm

Brian wrote:YES, for cars with 225/45 we usually back the caster down to a range of 5.5 to 6 and that helps a lot.


Thanks, that did the trick.
2016 Miata Club w/Brembo
Blackbird Fabworx ND RZ Roll
Aurora Auto Design Low Profile Driver's Seat Mount V2.0
Ohlins Road and Track Coilovers (7K/4K)
Progressive Technologies anti-sway bar set
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