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Offline Chris_R

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ALK Fitted - what about the rear equivalent?
« on: July 18, 2019, 05:12:06 PM »
Just fitted ALK last weekend, poly bushed the rest of the arm and new ball joints. Handles sweet, but now the rear end feels really squishy in comparison. What's the recommendation for the rear end to get it all feeling planted while still being road focused (pot holes, noise etc)

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Re: ALK Fitted - what about the rear equivalent?
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2019, 06:51:29 PM »
Polybushing the rear is pretty labour intensive and you then run the risk of noise being amplified by the boot. A stiffer arb and different rear geo (less camber plus small toe out) will make the car turn in sharper.

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Re: ALK Fitted - what about the rear equivalent?
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2019, 05:07:54 PM »
Just rebush the back end with new OEM bushes.   If you poly bush the whole car you will regret it.
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