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Old 01-07-2017, 03:36 PM   #7261
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Looks like Strange Engineering struts on the drag car, spindle integrated into the bottom of the strut.
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Old 01-07-2017, 04:10 PM   #7262
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it's using typical promod/A-arm for front suspension. Not much left of that car that's actually 240sx. He's got a build thread on ka-t.org


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Old 01-08-2017, 02:38 PM   #7263
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That doesn't make sense. I'm running +25mm s13 flca, GKTech RC kit and 17x10+0 up front and I don't rub on anything.
I have a similar setup and 7.5deg of caster: I rub front bumper / fender in that same area.
285's tho...

Rocket bunny front flares, so another 50mm wider than my previously rolled fenders.
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Old 01-11-2017, 02:26 PM   #7264
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These are the coolest extended FLCA I've ever seen. They are also priced amazingly:



https://technotoytuning.com/nissan/s...arms-s13-240sx
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Old 01-11-2017, 06:46 PM   #7265
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This is the roll center, suspension pickup, and steering angle modification thread.

Look cool, and heavy. Also no inner heim joint so caster adjustment is limited. Weird that they're wider than stock.


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Old 01-12-2017, 09:00 AM   #7266
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yeah, the lack of inner heim makes me flaccid.

the increased width would limit drift applications, but could be nice for road racing.
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Old 01-12-2017, 10:16 AM   #7267
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Anybody see the new grip oriented knuckles from GKTech? Probably going to be selling my GKTech drift knuckles for those.
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Old 01-19-2017, 04:42 PM   #7268
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Anybody see the new grip oriented knuckles from GKTech? Probably going to be selling my GKTech drift knuckles for those.


I'm about to purchase their front set and they only sell the V3 on their site? Am I missing something? PBM came out with a new set is that what you mean?
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Old 01-19-2017, 08:26 PM   #7269
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In-cabin adjustable rear sway bar on Chris Forsberg's Z. I'm guessing there's a cam profile inside that tube.

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Old 01-19-2017, 10:37 PM   #7270
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Acostal Motorsport Development kit. First I've ever seen of it.

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Old 01-20-2017, 08:10 AM   #7271
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I'm about to purchase their front set and they only sell the V3 on their site? Am I missing something? PBM came out with a new set is that what you mean?
They posted it on their Instagram. They're not for sale yet.
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Old 01-20-2017, 08:16 AM   #7272
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In-cabin adjustable rear sway bar on Chris Forsberg's Z. I'm guessing there's a cam profile inside that tube.

IIRC, an adjustable swaybar like that works because as you rotate that flat endlink, it's resistance to bending changes. No need for a cam profile.

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Acostal Motorsport Development kit. First I've ever seen of it.
Yeah it's been out for a while. The cost is a little exhorbitant IMHO, but it's interesting to see a caster-biased kit. Stewy loves caster haha.

One of these days I'll update the OP, I swear, hahah.
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Old 01-20-2017, 01:08 PM   #7273
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Quick question guys. I am putt on my front driftworks knuckly. The top of the spindle is hitting the bottom bracket of the coilover ever so slightly.

I have two options,

1. flip the coilover bracket

2. grind a little of the knuckle <1.5mm on the edge. (I went with this one, but the coilover bolts on a little tight to the knuckle...

What you guys think?

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Anybody see the new grip oriented knuckles from GKTech? Probably going to be selling my GKTech drift knuckles for those.
I'm definitely getting a set.
It'd be cool if they made the steering arm a touch shorter to speed up the steering a tiny bit.
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Old 01-20-2017, 10:33 PM   #7275
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So get the drift knuckles lol.


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The ackerman setup on the drift knuckles doesn't work well for road racing.
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I currently have the GKTech drift knuckles but I autocross, not drift. They're better than stock knuckles for me but the grip knuckles would be even better in my case. If you want the extra lock and adjusted ackerman, go drift knuckles, if you just want the fixed geometry, go grip knuckles.

Slider, I'd say you're fine having ground off a bit of the knuckle, those things are pretty beefy and 1-2mm isn't gonna change much.
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Umm.
No.

I don't want fast as hell steering while going 100+mph.
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The ackerman setup on the drift knuckles doesn't work well for road racing.
Where are you getting this?

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Umm.
No.

I don't want fast as hell steering while going 100+mph.
You've never driven a car with shorter tie rod pickups have you? You still have 2.25 turns lock to lock, it's nothing crazy.
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