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my GT feels unstable/floatie at speed (13 replies)

sefton
13 years ago
sefton 13 years ago
DaveShreeve
13 years ago
DaveShreeve 13 years ago

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Craig, looks just the sort of place you need and gives the impression they'd be happy to advise of more specialist services if they thought it necessary. Otherwise a carefuldrive up to Padiham?

DaveShreeve
13 years ago
DaveShreeve 13 years ago

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A thought. They do occur from time to time! How high is the rear suspension on new cones? Or do you have adjustable suspension? If your on stock trumpets I suspect you'll currently be low on the front, already settled, and high on the rear, new. In which case you'll have a reduction in caster angle reducing steering self centreing effect. May be worth letting rear settle a little before starting to spend cash.

sefton
13 years ago
sefton 13 years ago

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I'm running standard trumpets (the guy at entune had to replace one of my rear one as it had broken. He replaced it with a second hand cooper trumpet, he said it was slightly longer but he cut it to the same as the original trumpet length).

He said averything was seized and had to use heat guns and phumatic tools to get the shocks on. But he could'nt get the heat gun near to the swivel pins. inorder to get the old front cones out. he said he would have to drop the subframe so I said just leave the front as is.

How long would it take for things to settle? I dont really drive it all that much so will it settle just parked up in my garage or will I need to drive it a little more?

Thanks by the way!

Craig.

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