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Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds In a Vortex with your Phantom build? Share your build experiences here.

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Old 2nd January 2007, 14:50
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I am still not happy with the Steering feel of the car and wondered how many of you had actual readings for your Camber/Castor and alignment?

I have access to some gauges and will try and measure mine next week, would like something to compare it to.
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Old 4th January 2007, 08:46
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From what Eddy was saying tyre pressures are a massive influence, as expected with havign a relatively light front end. What are your fronts set to?
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Old 4th January 2007, 13:22
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Pretty sure its 20psi.
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Old 4th January 2007, 13:25
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Just remembered you aren't running standard wheels either, didn't you change them to improve steering? What offset and width are your current ones?
Pressure sounds about right to me, apparently you shouldn't go below 20psi as that is a minimum for tyre design..
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Old 5th January 2007, 17:01
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Just remembered you aren't running standard wheels either, didn't you change them to improve steering? What offset and width are your current ones?
Pressure sounds about right to me, apparently you shouldn't go below 20psi as that is a minimum for tyre design..
Rich
No, I went back to standard as the others were making the steering even heavier! just had them powder coated Gun-Metal.
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Old 20th January 2007, 14:08
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Nick, when you say you arent happy with the feel of it, what is it you dont like?
Myself and Rich both have power steering in ours, and the only complaint i have with mine is the lack of self centering, this i am working on though.
My front tyres are lower than 20, around 18 iirc. Definately makes a big difference.
If yours is too heavy maybe try 25?
AS for camber, im running 0, and a tiny amount of toe in. But running maximum caster, cant remember what it equates to, but there is no adjustment left to get more on unless i change one of the wishbones.
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Old 20th January 2007, 14:22
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I agree with Eddy and I have the same set-up.. What's your idea for self-centring Eddy? Mine isn't that bad now but room for improvement.
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