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Old 03-28-2022, 06:05 AM   #7891
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I should probably just PM Poorman, but..

I replaced my RUCA this past weekend due to bad heims. (Contemplating replacing the toe and traction rods while i'm at it) but before I go to get an alignment, is there anything I should adjust for any sort of advantage? I know thats a very vague question. The car is a strict street car. So basic alignments have always been fine. Figured its worth asking as i've seen people say "Adjust X rod for X result".

Edit: Just saw his comment about traction rod being extended the same length as my camber arm. I should stop going on the forums at 6AM... I have his number. I'll text him.

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Old 03-28-2022, 09:28 AM   #7892
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Haha that information is courtesy of Motary, I cannot claim to have done the testing like he did. I do however, spread the gospel of traction rod length whenever and wherever I can lol.
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Old 03-28-2022, 09:42 AM   #7893
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I do however, spread the gospel of traction rod length whenever and wherever I can lol.
I chuckled too hard at this. Seems like the sweet spot is extending the traction rod .25 inches. Seems like 8.25" is stock, and 8.5" is niiiiice.
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Old 03-29-2022, 09:25 AM   #7894
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Just to make sure you’re on the same page here, it’s not that the traction arms should be the same length as the RUCA, it’s that it should be extended the same amount as the RUCA has been. So if you’ve extended the RUCA 1” over factory length to get the camber setting you want, you should extend the traction arm the same amount.
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Old 06-20-2022, 04:53 PM   #7895
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Does anybody have any experience with GKtech extended ball joints? They claim 20mm of roll center correction.

https://us.gktech.com/bj291-ball-joint-1
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Does anybody have any experience with GKtech extended ball joints? They claim 20mm of roll center correction.

https://us.gktech.com/bj291-ball-joint-1
I've been running the old school moonface roll center ball joints.

I don't know the amount of correct but it helps level out the LCA.

It's better than nothing and was the cheapest option at the times.

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Wisefab's prototype front-steer S-chassis kit, currently used by James Deane and Odi Bakchis.

This is very interesting. I've always wondered why nobody has done this yet. The old S30 chassis are front steer and have a similar, yet more primative, front suspension to s-chassis. There have been people use s-chassis front knuckles on S30's flipped around, right on left etc. That does require modification of the tie rod pickup angle but nothing that hasn't been done in drifting before.
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