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Tail happy 105's
« on: July 08, 2009, 03:52:37 PM »
I understand that when 105's are being pushed round corners they can snap into a tail spin with little warning, is this a general problem with these cars? If it is, what is the best solution?

Thanks

Dave

Colin Byrne

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Re: Tail happy 105's
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2009, 04:19:02 PM »
this was my solution, and there is a bit of info on the reasons for the way they handle this way, check it out and let us know if you have anymore questions.

http://www.alfaclubvic.org.au/forum/index.php?topic=2225.0
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Re: Tail happy 105's
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2009, 11:32:30 AM »
Tappets
I would follow Colin's advice in regard to handling. He has been there and done most to improve his car so is far better qualified to comment than most.
Do you currently have a rear sway bar fitted?
I had a rear sway bar on my Super and after I took the sway bar off it basically transformed the handling of the car and it is now driveable although I have not tried the handling limits on the track.
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Re: Tail happy 105's
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2009, 12:19:55 PM »
Given this is in the Group S section, I doubt Dave is going to look at a panhard rod!! But good info on the dynamics etc in the link to that topic anyway.
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Re: Tail happy 105's
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2009, 07:53:46 PM »
Thanks very much for all your advice.

Dave