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PostPosted: Tue May 30, 2017 10:00 pm 
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My tuning radious is huge. I hate making 3 point turns. I have a widend K&L beam with longer wider arms and a center rack. Firstly I know I need more off set in my rims and maybe get an other couple of notches cut in the shaft of the rack. But, is there any way to get some camber angle into the steering? The wheels don't angle at all. They stay straight up and down when turning. Steering/cutting brake is only good at speed. Also any good recommendations on a power rack?


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PostPosted: Wed May 31, 2017 7:53 pm 
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Sorry to say but not really any way to get a tighter radius. I run a devil Sr rack widened beam and 4+1 arms turning radius sucks and it turns sharp enough the tires rub the beam. Best investment in powersteering is a saturn vue set up it'll spoil you I can't imagine not having it anymore just my opinion, however I may be the only person on here anymore so I may be the only opinion lol


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PostPosted: Wed May 31, 2017 10:15 pm 
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Lol. I'm still here. I check it every night. I have the same setup as you. I was told to use wheels with 1.75 back spacing.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 6:55 am 
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Maybe your rack is not mounted far enough forward?
If you mount it further forward and use longer tie rods,
it may improve the geometry for tighter turns?


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:49 am 
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My tires hit the thru-rods on my beam. that's my limiting factor. Why don't your steering brakes work at low speeds? I can just about spin mine around from a stop just running Nissan calipers.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:08 pm 
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That's what I do.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:40 pm 
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mine too.
:?: :?:
steering wheel is just somewhere to rest my hand left hand. :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:22 pm 
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kybuggy1 wrote:
mine too.
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steering wheel is just somewhere to rest my hand left hand. :lol:

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