S CHASSIS Alignments

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  1. s13..kev

    s13..kev Member

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    What you think of this set up.modded hubs with 40mm rollcenter.20mm extra in lower arms.rack moved 20mm.rear subframe tilted with type-he windinmasters tein coilovers all round
    Front

    Toe... . zero
    Camber... -3.5
    Castor.... 6.3
    Rear
    Toe... -0.05
    camber... -0.30
    Car is a ps13 sr20 350 hp running 225.45.17 Tyres all round.r888 toyo's front and any kind of second hands i can find :p
     
  2. magicmat

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    Could you educate me on wheel sizes? mainly is it better to have staggered or the same size front and back?

    Would having a front wheel 0.5-1J smaller reduce oversteer and spinning when drifting?

    Or does it mean naff all??
     
  3. japdrifter_s13

    japdrifter_s13 running out of skill

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    They exist to me since I drive one daily, so any ideas on what would work on an 25'd s14a?
    Hsd monopros on a 10/8 spring set up, full alignment arm kit and no anti-roll bar?

    Based on your streeto set up?

    At the moment caster feels good, i beleive its the standard nissan s14 castor setting, and transitions quite nicely, the main issue I have is carrying speed through corners, whether I try to feather the throttle to try and gain a little grip to push me forward or deck it and rip through the gears it doesnt seem to pick up speed through the corners, well it does but by no means as fast as I'd like. A mate keeps having to back off in a v6 sierra as he picking up way more speed than me, and is constatly able to sit on my rear quarter whereas with him in front he can slowly pull away from me. this is no good :thumbs:

    At present I'm running nearly 4degrees of rear camber until I go for alignment,and unaligned rear toe, could this be my "carrying speed" issue?
     
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    Of course this is your problem. You are never going to build speed if only half your tyre is on the ground.

    Don't forget that when your car squats on power you will have even more camber.
     
  5. Dex

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    deffo, im rocking 7,5 rear neg camber, as soon as you go sideways, it just doesnt speed up, doesnt slow down either, but you can feel the lack of grip
     
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    hi all......
    could someone give tell me the best camber and toe settings for a 2 door r32 gtst please
    i have fully adjustable arms front and rear and im going to get it all setup tomorrow at my mates but cant seem to find any setting
    i will be using the car for street and drift days
    also could i have the measurements in degrees and mm please front and rear toe and camber
    thanks
     
  7. mattyb123

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    hey mitto any chance you could give me some pointers on my alignment,

    got superclarkey front knuckles
    bottom arms extended 25mm
    dw tension rods
    dw rear camber
    dw rear toe
    dw rear traction arms

    on an s15.

    thanks in advance

    just noticed you posted one for the same setup as mine,
     
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  8. Silvi

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    As I see lot of people using 0'05" of toe Out.
    I guess its 0.05 Inch, Is it per wheel or total?
     
  9. Mau5

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    degrees and minutes dude!
     
  10. voxhel

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    hi,

    i have tried change my alignment to the


    MINIMAL STREET / DRIFT USE

    FRONT
    camber 2'50"
    castor 7'30"
    toe 0'05" OUT

    REAR
    camber 1'10"
    toe 0'10" IN

    but i can not get better than this;

    FRONT
    camber 2'50"
    castor 6'43"
    TOTAL toe 0'05" OUT

    REAR
    camber - 2'16" !!!
    toe 0'10" IN

    Any idea how can i solve this?

    It's a s14 - kenzi

    thks
    vox
     
  11. kam

    kam I've touched Chris Parry

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    kam

    ok i have read better :) that kit solves my alignment problems.

    do i still need the Driftworks GeoMaster - Offset Rack Spacers or only with this changes i do not need then?

    thks
    vox
     
  13. kam

    kam I've touched Chris Parry

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    The tension rods in the 4 arm kit will adjust your caster :)

    You only need Geomaster offset rack spacers if you have modified hubs and are experiencing over centering.
     
  14. progressivez33

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    hey mitto any chance you could give me some pointers on my alignment,


    got DW geomaster 2 front knuckles
    arms extended 25 mm
    geomaster tension roads
    DW offset rack spacers

    :dw:

    cusco rear camber
    cusco rear toe
    cusco rear traction arms

    front Federal RSR tyres 225/45/17
    rear variable but 235/45/17

    Nissan Silvia s15 its around 360 bhp

    thanks
     
  15. CJRdrift

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    I just posted too regarding the issues I'm having I see your results but use my car as a weekend street and soon more track next year put pushing hard into corners, switching etc is making my learning hard and eating through bumpers

    lol HELP!!! Lol
     
  16. mattyb123

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    use this


    MINIMAL STREET / DRIFT USE

    FRONT
    camber 2'50"
    castor 7'30"
    toe 0'05" OUT

    REAR
    camber 1'10"
    toe 0'10" IN

    i have the same setup as you and i use this but with ao48 on the front and i find it great.
     
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    This will be a massive help when setting up the car... Thanks
     
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    any one can send me some setings for r33 or they will be same as s chassis ?
    STREET WITH LITTLE DRIFT

    cheers
     
  19. wodiz

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    I´m running s14 320Whp!

    Federal 595RPM 18"/225 In front
    And chep skid tires in rear : 205-225 17-18"
    DW 4 arm kit (Not geo tension rod)
    Welded Knuckles (No rollcenter correction
    Tie rod spacer
    15mm Longer LCA
    2 Way diff


    Will be used 50% street 50% Track !


    Perhaps trying out from the minimal street use set up ?
     
  20. Abz-drifter

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    Awesome thread thanks very much
     

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