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Offline freeskier7791

Re: Wheel bind/ front wheel issue
« Reply #15 on: June 27, 2019, 02:02:33 PM »
so are you understeering when trying to drift?  What can happen when you put an angle kit on is that it makes the tires much harder to steer.  This will be magnified with a manual rack, so this could be part of your issue.  You may be also over centering and binding the steering at full lock

I’m gonna try to spacer my front wheels out a bit to get them away from the sway bar at full lock and get an alignment.... do any of you guys with angle kits have some sort of “stop” for the knuckle to stop against to prevent the wheel from going too far? I think the front tires running under load is my biggest issue.

use rack limiters or fabricate a stop onto the knuckles. 
1985 Mazda RX7 GSL Drift Car


Offline lsx88fc

Re: Wheel bind/ front wheel issue
« Reply #16 on: July 08, 2019, 12:18:29 PM »
You can buy Mustang rack limiters. They clip over the steering rack and bottom out against the outer tie rod and rack and pinion body. I'm using them on my car to keep from rubbing the sway bar and they work really well and are cheap.

Hmmm, from what year mustang? What do they look like? Sounds like a good idea

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Re: Wheel bind/ front wheel issue
« Reply #17 on: July 08, 2019, 12:25:11 PM »
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Offline shainiac

Re: Wheel bind/ front wheel issue
« Reply #18 on: July 08, 2019, 12:42:17 PM »
^^ Those are the same spacers I use. I have 18x10 +22 wheels and wide 255/35R18 tires and was getting rub on the inner wheel wells. I'm using S197 knuckles/brakes, so my geometry is a bit different than stock . I'd still say that with the spacers, I have less travel than stock in order not to rub.
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