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Old 07-11-2012, 06:13 PM
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FRont Suspension Geometery question

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I'm doing a front suspension swap on my car and I'm just trying to figure out if a wider track width will give me a steeper radius angle. The goal is to achieve 60 degrees of turning radius with 17 inch wheels.

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NO. Wider track requires more area for a turn. Radius increases.
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okay thanks man. how can I increase turn radius without pushing the track width out all while not having the tires rub the frame? smaller tires?
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Add some Caster in the alignment.You wont gain a lot, but it will give some. If you have manual steering , it will make the effort required to steer much higher, especially when you are not moving.
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okay thank you, I have power steering. I'm trying to figure out the geometry Vaughn Gittin is using on his 69 Mustang, I wish he had a site that lays out the specs of the car.
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