R M Tilley
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|Posted on Sunday, 10 March, 2013 - 07:39: |
Clouds/S were originally designed for cross-plies so fitting them with radials requires some adjustment to front suspension and steering alignment. What should these adjusted settings be please?
Roy Tilley, NZRRBC.
(Message approved by david_gore)
Post Number: 1241
|Posted on Sunday, 10 March, 2013 - 08:09: |
Good to see you back on the forum and I trust one of our members can provide this information.
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Post Number: 95
|Posted on Sunday, 10 March, 2013 - 21:10: |
Roy, I have been running an S1 for 9 years on radials without altering any settings , and have had no adverse handling or tyre wear issues .
Post Number: 2
|Posted on Friday, 22 March, 2013 - 03:25: |
My car runs fine on radials without any changes. The radials are a smaller diameter so your indicated speed will change by about 3-5%. They are such a improvement to the bias ply's you will love radials.
Post Number: 464
|Posted on Friday, 22 March, 2013 - 22:37: |
This is a good toy to play with. For best results you need an up-to-date version of Java loaded on your computer although it isn't essential. You can mix & match all the tyre sizes to get as close as possible to a perfect speedo reading. However it cannot compensate for the difference between a new tyre and one that needs replacing ASAP.
gordon le feuvre
Post Number: 11
|Posted on Friday, 19 April, 2013 - 04:49: |
Eally Shadows were fitted with cross ply, radials were i seem to remember a cost option( IN uk) i CANNOT RECALL EVERE READING ANYTHING ABOUT CHANGING GEOMETRY IN MANUALS
Post Number: 1261
|Posted on Friday, 19 April, 2013 - 08:09: |
If my memory is correct - when radial ply tyres were made standard on the Shadow, an upgrade to "compliant suspension" was made at the same time. I do not know what this involved and hopefully someone will be able to advise the relevant details.