Steering - I want to go backwards
Posted 02 June 2011 - 02:30 PM
I want ridiculous steering angle so im ordering knuckles this check but was wondering do the s14 inner tie rod spacers work on x8? From the looks of jeffs car I will also have to
A.bang my frame in
B. Notch the frame
Even with zero offset wheels I was rubbing frame in x8ofdeaths car
Posted 02 June 2011 - 03:17 PM
I have S13 LCA's with Xcessive knuckles + tie rod extenders. You could chop and extend your stock LCA for the same effect.
I'm running 9's up front. +18 offset AFTER 20mm spacer. No rub. If they were a true +18 wheel with no spacer they would rub tension rod.
No frame mods, lots of hammering. Only rubs top of fender arch at full lock.
I can't find any pics at FULL lock but this setup has helped me go big on entries and saved me from spinning quite a bit.
Pretty sure I had some room to turn them further in this pic. I'll try and get a better one soon.
Posted 02 June 2011 - 03:25 PM
Posted 02 June 2011 - 04:33 PM
I know i don't have any angle kit stuff. I don't appear to have s13 LCA's cause otherwise i would see other bolt holes on it right?
If this is stock angle, im totally stoked at that.
But then again i don't think stock angle would have the tie rod hit the LCA at full lock. Or is that right? CAuse thats what mine does
18x9 +28 with a 15mm spacer. So +13 UP front
Posted 02 June 2011 - 04:54 PM
Posted 02 June 2011 - 05:10 PM
Posted 02 June 2011 - 05:25 PM
XM tension rods would be fucking nice
Bang the fuck out of the inner fender towards firewall and bang the frame rails a bit.
Posted 02 June 2011 - 06:25 PM
xm knuckles and 88 x7 rack with x8 inners will be more than enough to get you that far.
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Posted 02 June 2011 - 09:13 PM
I'm wanting like 64 degrees
thats wayyyy too much angle. with excessive angle you lose too much speed. angle is sick, but slow is gay....
IIRC, most D1 cars are only ~45deg. you can run more to have more gangster angle, but that gives you some perspective on angle vs. speed.
Posted 02 June 2011 - 11:35 PM
Posted 04 June 2011 - 02:27 PM
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