Re: Steering responsiveness
"me/2" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> On Fri, 18 Feb 2005 06:21:06 -0500, "Mike2"
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> :>I find the steering on my 1999 focus estate a litle too
> :>responsive/sensitive to the road surface. (I drive a lot on roads with
> :>uneven surface, camber etc). I'm not suggesting it is a fault: just a
> :>feature of the car.
> :>Does anyone else agree with me?
> I went from occasionally driving my parent's 2001 Focus Wagon to
> owning an '02 ZX5 and thought there was a big difference. Then I sold
> the ZX5 to my brother about a year ago and bought an '04 SVT Focus.
> Now that is some responsive steering. That combined with the revised
> SVT suspension and 4 wheel disc brakes has saved my bacon a number of
> times in city traffic to and from work everyday.
Responsive is good! Not sure how responsive yours is. Check that your
pressures are right for load, tire size etc.
A little too much air in the fronts without the same increase in the rears
will make the steering feel too lively.