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 Post subject: Good setup for some track days
Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2010 11:04 pm 
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Just wondering what suspension setup people have got for track days or just a semi-track street car?

And what would it take for an EL falcon to feel nice an tight around a track?

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 Post subject: Re: Good setup for some track days
Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:23 pm 
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Good shocks (Koni/Bilstein/pedders coilovers), lowered suspension (low or S/low) and up-sized sway bars are the biggest and easiest improvements to do.

There's a ton more adjusting that a dedicated race driver would do, but for occasional track days the above would be a huge improvement over stock and would be fine on the street too.

Oh, don't forget really good tyres too.

New bushes will make a great deal of difference too.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Good setup for some track days
Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:00 pm 
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huge whiteline sway bars

 

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 Post subject: Re: Good setup for some track days
Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:39 pm 
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semi slicks

 

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 Post subject: Re: Good setup for some track days
Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2010 10:51 pm 
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Cheers guys, the car is setup with Pedders stuff at the moment an a 30mm Pedders sway bar at the front, iv just ordered the rear adjustable sway bar for the back and getting some Yokohama advan semislicks off a mate. hopefully it's a bit of fun around the track

 

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 Post subject: Re: Good setup for some track days
Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2010 10:53 pm 
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A manual box.....

 

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 Post subject: Re: Good setup for some track days
Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:12 pm 
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My EL was setup with a full whiteline suspension setup. Handled on rails.

Alignment wise, neg camber and toe out helps immensely with turn in, but chews out tyres quickly, yuo don't want to be running to much of that daily.

 

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