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Posted: Sat Feb 26, 2005 9:43 pm 
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as anyone else driven both AU and BA falcons and noticed that the BA's have much heavier steering??

does anyone know why?

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2005 3:47 am 
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it depends if the au has speed sensitive steering, i do know the racks in the ba are different but mainly the mounting and the input shaft, they are the on the opposite sides (front /back) the steering in the ba is more responsive and sensitive but that could be due to the improved suspention
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Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2005 11:37 am 
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Mate, thank f**k its heavier then an AU. I hate the AU's featherlight steering , and so do alot of other peoples.
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Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2005 11:54 am 
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the au's steering is light?? lol you should try driving a bloody xf... i drive mine around with one finger....

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2005 1:31 pm 
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My understanding both AU and BA had speed sensitive steering.

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2005 4:52 pm 
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I've driven a couple of AUs and a BA. The BA has much, much heavier steering. Feels like you driving truck in comparison.
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Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2005 9:20 pm 
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mitchg911 wrote:
the au's steering is light?? lol you should try driving a bloody xf... i drive mine around with one finger....


:D hehe yeh I've owned an XF, EA and EL and the XF was definantly super light steering!! :D

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2005 9:27 pm 
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its feels heaps heavier, especially when the ba has 17 x 8's on it

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2005 10:33 pm 
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i drove a Ba XR6 yesterday and that was first thing i thought wen i started driving... was 'this steering seems so much heavier than my EF'

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2005 10:34 pm 
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yup the ba has big time heavier steering but it more accurate and has better fedback than the au !
although i can park my au on a dime now....

heavy steering try a Ht kingswood witha 253 and 215/65/14!

 

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Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2005 2:03 pm 
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Also the XR6 and GHIA is heavier/different to the XT

 

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