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sorry to repeat thred guuys but this is getting serious..
its pulling so hard to the left if you let go of steering wheel... straight into curb...
any ideas.. checked tyre pressure, seem ok... i htink it is tracking but i cannot get setting figures in degrees and minutes only in mm.
any one got this info? been on skylines down under and cant find
please help
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Could be an engine or gearbox mount & not the tracking if its pulling that hard? Is it worse when accelerating?
 

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thanks for reply eddie, but, no its pretty constant... gets better if tyre is inflated slightly higher than drivers side...
when i got back from hols the tyre pressure on passenger side was at 15psi. could it be a damaged tyre???
but tracking defo needs to be checked, garage strongly advise it, plus tyres are not cheap for these things...
ineed tracking settings, any ideas where i can get from???
someone must know, i cant believe only a couple of us have asked for this.
wot might be good idea is seperate section that gives complete set up figures for every bit of car - ie. timing, alignments, tracking etc...
 
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Ive got the results from my laser alignement that i can e mail to you. It hasn`t got the exact settings but ive been told by a very reliable source (Richard) that its all within accepted parameters. Cant post it up on here cos its not a valid file ext or something. Whats your e mail?
 

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I'm sure Richard Bell would know.

I seem to remember seeing some of the tracking settings on one of the whiteline catalogues.

also try RonS site www.skylinegts.co.uk he got the tracking done for his r32 I think and there's a print out on the site.

i agree, a specs section would be a good idea
 

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Front Caster L 5d 55m -- 7d25m
R as above
Camber L -1d 30m--0d 00m
R as above
Toe L -0d 00m --0d 05m Total 0d 00m -0d11m
Rear Camber L -1d 45m -- -0d 15m
R as above
Toe L 0d 00m -- 0d14m Total 0d 00m --0d 28m
R as above

The above figures are off the data base used by Demon Tweeks and are in degrees (d) and minutes (m) minimum to max. hope this is of use Nick.
 
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Its nick who wants it mate. Ive got all that here in front of me but when i paste it in it comes out all over the shop. Im sure he`ll get it sorted.
 

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What's the wear like on your front tyres ? If the tracking is out and the tyres have worn very unevenly then maybe this is making it worse.
 

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many thanks guys...
just been having a discussion with a colleague about car... she reckons i should just buy a focus or something... huh!! obviously does not understand the skyline concept thingy.
it costs a fortune, constantly requires attention but oooohhhhh so good.
should store all this helpful info in a seperate section me thinks. i am going to set up a file with all the juicy bits in it for future reference so hopefully i can repay the favours of information some time :)
 

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Sh1T....! just ad a look.. inside tyre wall on passenger side completely shredded - metal strands poking through (Bridgestone tyre) but rest ok, drivers side also badly worn on inside only, rest ok, not half as bad as passenger (running on goodyear) cant be good running to different tyres with different treads either!
i must pay more attention...:)
 

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Once again thanks for help...
just to let you know i have now had tracking checked and was only 30mins out.
the problem was the faulty goodyear tyre it seems. mmm...
to be safe i have had four new tyres fitted and tracking done anyway... not looking froward to getting bill
 

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All is not lost. Disseminate information gained, for use by future generations.

And help for those wot don't check tyres !!!!
 

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HE HE HE.... Ex[ensive lesson learned!
Yeh, cheers Eddie, email came through ok and was used by garage...
thanks again
 

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UNBERLIEVABLE transformation.... really feels like the HICAS is doing its job as well.
makes a massive difference having the same tyres with same tread all round and wheels all pointing in the correct position!
noticed a few splitting bushes whilst under car... i seem to remeber reading ( in think on skylines down under) that they are identical to ford escort/capri bushes for the suspension and therefore you save a fortune if they need replacing? anyone else heard of this or got any thoughts on it????
 
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