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Old 22nd December 2010, 08:22 PM
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Personally, if it was me, I would choose rear wheels that gave as little clearance agaisnt the chassis as possible, and I would leave the front end as it is in the book, knowing I could always make some adjustments later if any problems showed up (which I bet they won't).
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Old 22nd December 2010, 09:29 PM
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Wider track at the rear causes understeer wider track at the front causes oversteer.
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Old 22nd December 2010, 11:33 PM
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Most sensible thing to do is ditch building a kit car and buy a vw camper, transport and a roof over yer head at the same time..because next year the powers that be will ban houses along with thinking for yourself
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Old 24th December 2010, 07:29 PM
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the dax rush i had had huge 255x40x15 tyres on the back and the track was if i remember right about 50mm or more wider EACH SIDE than the front. there was no handling problems with it at all - the only thing that you really have to watch for is remembering you have a wider rear end than the front! reason - your blasting along a country road - in this instant kirkstone pass in the lakes - narrow road - car comes other way - you gotta squeeze over to the left a bit - the front wheels miss the big rocks on the left but does the rear? naaaaa of course not - it can stop the car dead from moving..

so iv heard.. baaaaaah...
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Old 25th December 2010, 05:26 AM
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Why not make the car with equal front and rear track... perfect time to do it while you are building it..?
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Old 25th December 2010, 02:33 PM
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to late for that the wheels are nearly on. I am using 7j rims which will need 2" spacers as they currently lock solid to sb1 and d11 when bolted on.
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Old 26th December 2010, 04:20 PM
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Ford Capri wheels on the front will increase your track width considerably as they have a negative offset.

Easier than making different suspension, and fit straight on the sierra hubs.

I even have a pair you can have for nowt if you want them.
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