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Help Me Dial Out Understeer!

Old 10-29-2018, 11:35 AM
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Something is wrong. Throwing parts to the mix will not help. Better tires? Psi? Driver ?
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Old 10-29-2018, 11:54 AM
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You can easily induce low speed on throttle understeer with an otherwise tail happy biased set up in every other situation. The set up doesn't sound particularly unbalanced on paper. I have a suspicion that some of this may be driver induced rather then set up. But putting the factory rear sway back on would surely get you back to what you are more previously used to, or split the difference and put an 02-03 rear sway on. They fall between the 00-01 and 04+ on stiffness.

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Old 11-02-2018, 07:52 AM
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Thanks for all the input fellas.

I put the smallest front oem sway on, coupled with the largest rear oem sway, and it still pushes..

I'm thinking the springs didn't have enough time to settle before my alignment and now the settings are out of whack. They WERE set to - 1.8 front and - 2.2 rear.

In my mind the rear BSK has made the rear suspension very similar to a Miata's rear suspension (little to no toe change throughout travel) and in my experience those cars works better with a front camber bias, and as such I'm tempted to try running more front camber than rear. Maybe - 2.2 front and -1.5 rear? I'm at the point that I'm willing to experiment. This understeer is very frustrating.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but won't a rear camber bias cause more understeer typically? I know camber curves come into play and whatnot, but generally speaking...

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