Re: Wobble: Sorted!
On Sat, 22 Oct 2005 12:45:56 +0100, "Richard Brookman"
>so Tim Hobbs was, like...
>> On Fri, 21 Oct 2005 19:33:31 +0000 (UTC), "TonyB"
>> <Norfolk@soxclara.co.uk> wrote:
>>> Letting down the tyres has done the trick! Fronts now running at 24
>>> psi and although there is a slight wobble on hitting a bump at 65 it
>>> quickly dampens out rather than developing into a whole body shake.
>>> Thanks to all.
>> IMHO that's way way too low, especially for any high-speed driving.
>> You'll wear them out in no time, and the braking and steering
>> performance is likely to be badly compromised.
>> It would be better to fix the problem, rather than mask it by running
>> on flat tyres. All you are doing is adding inertia to the steering to
>> cover up the excess play elsewhere.
>I dunno - handbook pressure is 26F for all load conditions, so it's not that
>Nevertheless, I agree with you that this should be a temporary fix while the
>real problem is identified and corrected.
You're right, but I always found 26 to be way too low. 30-32 always
drove much better and the car was much more stable under braking /
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