AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by MrBean » Sat Aug 28, 2010 1:53 pm

Spent weeks and ���� trying to balance "048"s even sent one wheel to a "wheel straightener" with no improvement.

Swiched to 888's on Pesky's advice and never anymore trouble.
Well not from the wheel balance anyway...trouble then moves to the bearings and toelinks and so on.. all in the quest for speed .:-)
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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by C8UER » Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:12 pm

I had a wheel wobble with my car when I first got it. However since Steve Guglielmi carried out a geo on the car, it's been fine since!

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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by ConMcL » Tue Aug 31, 2010 5:26 pm

Mine was MOT'd last week and looking at the 888s that were on the car I thought that they were just a bit too close for comfort so I swapped wheels to another set I have which are fitted with A048s.

Guess what - yep - wobble at 70ish mph ! Put the 888s back on - no wobble !

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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by ade » Wed Sep 01, 2010 8:10 am

[quote=ConMcL]Mine was MOT'd last week and looking at the 888s that were on the car I thought that they were just a bit too close for comfort so I swapped wheels to another set I have which are fitted with A048s.

Guess what - yep - wobble at 70ish mph ! Put the 888s back on - no wobble ! [/quote]

Does this mean you actualy drove it on the road Con? I've only ever seen it on a trailer or a track ;)

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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by Benja » Wed Sep 01, 2010 2:27 pm

[quote=ConMcL]Mine was MOT'd last week and looking at the 888s that were on the car I thought that they were just a bit too close for comfort so Martin swapped wheels to another set I have which are fitted with A048s.

Guess what - yep - Martin reported wobble at 70ish mph ! Put the 888s back on - he said no wobble ! [/quote]

EFA ;)

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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by ConMcL » Wed Sep 01, 2010 3:14 pm

Yes - STOP PRESS ! Car spotted on road !
.... and for once the martin or Steve didn't help me with the most basic of jobs - i.e change the the tyres.

I know its hard to believe. Hell I even softened off the nitrons before heading out. Might get round to fitting some carbon soon ;)

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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by DaveP » Wed Sep 01, 2010 7:04 pm

[quote=ConMcL]Yes - STOP PRESS ! Car spotted on road !
.... and for once the martin or Steve didn't help me with the most basic of jobs - i.e change the the tyres.

I know its hard to believe. Hell I even softened off the nitrons before heading out. Might get round to fitting some carbon soon ;) [/quote]

Don't be starting those tactics or I'll have to add a gay supercharger ! ;)

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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by ConMcL » Wed Sep 01, 2010 8:31 pm

[quote=DaveP]Don't be starting those tactics or I'll have to add a gay supercharger ! ;) [/quote]

You know you want one really ;)

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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by jonnyfox » Fri Sep 03, 2010 9:14 pm

[quote=ConMcL][quote=DaveP]Don't be starting those tactics or I'll have to add a gay supercharger ! ;) [/quote]

You know you want one really ;) [/quote]

You big gay :grin: lol
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Re: AO48 Front Wheel Wobble?

Post by RussT » Mon Nov 29, 2010 8:56 pm

In my experience tyre testing should not be carried out by big girls anyway......

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