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Old 12-14-2012, 12:03 AM   #21
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Seriously, this thread reeeeeaaaaalllly needs to DIE!!!
there are lots of people who don't have too much mechanical knowledge in this forum. that's why they ask question and look for help here.
if u don't want to help out then u don't have to reply.
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Old 12-14-2012, 03:19 AM   #22
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Your right that was a little sarcastic. So let me try and offer some help. Your tires are basically new and they lost grip on a wet road, but they are strictly a summer tire, which means they arent meant to have great traction in the wet. If your front lost traction in a turn it may be either driver error (wrong braking points, to much speed) or it may be understeer. You would need to adjust stance, sways, and dampening to get it right. This might be a whole day on the same turn doing adjustments. There is no "correct all" setting for a cars suspension. One driver may like it one way and other drivers may like it another. From your sig it looks like your stance is a bit low for the kind of performance that your looking for. I really doubt that changing 1psi up or down will make any difference. I have seen those tires on a number of customers cars and they seem to have no complaints so I dont think they are a bad choice and they should not be smooth. Sticky compound tires should look like 40 grit sandpaper when run hard. So a lot of factors need to be taken in consideration, road conditions, suspension setup, driver error, hell were the tires even warm when you tested them?
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Old 12-15-2012, 12:35 AM   #23
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Thank you very much for advice.
the thing is that I feel lost grip on highway turns, I mean basically it's not even a turn, straight curve .
also, I heard a little rattle noise on that wheel last week at low speed, but now it's gone.
Also the steering wheel feel lighter turn left and stiffer turning right.
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:18 AM   #24
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Old 12-17-2012, 02:32 AM   #25
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Yeah ask them to check your front control arm bushings too. If they went bad then it's possible that your alignment has been off and therefore your tires have been worn funny. If your alignment is really far off you could have overheated your tires and ruined them.
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Old 12-18-2012, 07:59 AM   #26
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Yeah ask them to check your front control arm bushings too. If they went bad then it's possible that your alignment has been off and therefore your tires have been worn funny. If your alignment is really far off you could have overheated your tires and ruined them.
My front right hand bushing is broken. But not too bad yet. But will right side bushing effect left side cornering ...?
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:40 PM   #27
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My front right hand bushing is broken. But not too bad yet. But will right side bushing effect left side cornering ...?
Right side suspension is under load when taking a left and visa/versa

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Old 01-23-2013, 07:13 AM   #28
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These tyres are unbelievable. I've used them for many track days and they have incredible grip.
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