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Unread 16th November 2015, 11:33 PM
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Yeah, I've designed caster offset into all my kits. It really does make a difference!

Nice to see your alignment went well and you're enjoying the lift
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Now the really expensive stuff. Springs and shockies, wheels and tyres ( and have to make a front skid plate and a diff plate for the rear.
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SOme hints to tell your aligner.

ZERO TOE....
and repeat
ZERO TOE

this it what helps them change direction nicely.

Any axle that is "driven" will have a natural tendency to toe-in under thrust.
So if your alignment already has toe-in when static, you get even more when the car is being driven, this makes all 4 wheels want to turn towards each other and make the thing drive straight., but it makes it a pig to turn.

when you are off throttle just before a corner, the front wheels will toe out a little, which helps the car turn in when you give it some steering angle (it acts like you've used more brake on the inside wheel)
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The place I got my alignment done ( local fulcrum) has 3 subies in various states of sports modifying that belong to the owners. I suspect I got an "in the know" alignment
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New development ( also covered in Tyres and "what have you done"). Here as well as there isn't a lot of XV stuff on the forum.
OK the tyres and rims now fitted. Total lift is now 40mm. NO problems found with rims tyres fitting. Slightly lighter rims/tyres. 15mm extra lift from the tyres 215/70 r16 over the 225/55R17.

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Nachaluva 1" lift kit





1" lift kit plus 15mm from tyres.

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Looks awesome with the new rims, what brand are they?
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They appear to be MY00 WRX rims

And THAT is how an XV should roll out of the factory
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Unread 28th January 2016, 10:13 PM
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The higher profile tyres look way better !!
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The lift looks great especially with the larger tyres but not such a fan of white on white, sorry.
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Unread 17th March 2016, 05:16 PM
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I am from NQ ( now in Bundy) . Having lived there you should understand. Anything else is too hot. I love white on white. It indicates my purity...cough, cough...choke.
Actually I used white because it is THE most stable paint colour. TiO2 stays white.
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