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      01-25-2019, 09:36 PM   #1
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Corner balancing?

Hi, I am getting my car corner balanced next week, anything I need to watch out for or anything that they should be asking me?
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Hi, I am getting my car corner balanced next week, anything I need to watch out for or anything that they should be asking me?
Stating the obvious but make sure they load the driver seat with your body weight.
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      01-26-2019, 07:10 AM   #3
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Fill your tank with the desired amount.
Make sure your tires are all on the same wear level
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Make certain your sway bars are moving freely in their bushings, and that there's no pre-load on them.
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Thanks guys, I'll do all of the above.
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Lots of information on the interwebs on this.

What I do:
Fill tank to average on track.
Your driver weight in the drivers seat, water in cool suit box.
Tires inflated to track pressures.
Disconnect anti-roll bars and set shocks to softest settings to minimize stiction. Many tutorials say to disconnect the shocks altogether (obviously we can't in the front).
Make sure they use a platform where all four tires on are on the same plane. Ask them about this. Very important! I use water and gravity to dial in the four scale pads to within 1/16". A shop probably uses a laser level.
Align the suspension.
Corner balance car. Roll the car back and forth a few feet after each adjustment to let the tires settle.
Reconnect ARB's making sure end links are equal (no binding).
Check alignment.
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Thanks Mick, its going in day after tomorrow. I have a new rear race sway, i wonder if i should chuck this on? or leave it as is? (GC custom race sway with new end links and such..)
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I would say install it but leave it disconnected.
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Ive told them to install it and leave it at the very softest setting,


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That's with rollbar, rear and front Stb (back one is heavy) big battery in the boot, (11lbs one on the way) and door cards in place. Lol and full fuel. so half tank would be minus 27.5 kgs.

Note the rear right will come down by 7kgs for the batt, with the fuel at 1/2 tank which will pretty much put it in 50/50.

Pretty darn happy with that.

Note, Rear new sway installed , set at middle. new \different\ front end links installed as those long ones are not for this kit apparently...

Got talking to the engineer doing the flat pack prep and he will be at my next track session at the end of the month. Will take him for a lap or so, to see what he thinks needs doing. he's suspecting it to come together nicely once the smaller batt balances things out a bit.. lol yeah right, like ill be able to tell... hahaha..
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