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Old 01-13-2018, 01:18 PM   #1
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camaro sways back and forth

I have a procharged ss with ZL1 cradle.i was doing the 1/2 mile airstrip drags and sometimes it would start swaying back and forth and get a little scary.i have 315 Michelin pilot super sports on rear and 285 on front and was running about 35 psi.I don't feel like it was losing traction.any ideas
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Old 01-13-2018, 02:54 PM   #2
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wore out toe rods will do that. what rear sway bar are you running?
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Old 01-13-2018, 03:13 PM   #3
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I have new bmr toe rods.i am using stock ZL1 sway bar in rear and stock SS in front
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Old 01-13-2018, 04:39 PM   #4
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I have new bmr toe rods.i am using stock ZL1 sway bar in rear and stock SS in front
What are your alignment specs. Posting the sheet would be a big help.
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Old 01-13-2018, 04:47 PM   #5
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I know the feeling but have no answer
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Old 01-13-2018, 04:48 PM   #6
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I had alignment done by a friend at tire discounters.i would say they put to factory specs.car just has 11k miles on it
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I had alignment done by a friend at tire discounters.i would say they put to factory specs.car just has 11k miles on it
We need to know what the rear camber and toe settings are. Ask your friend to put the car back on the rack and double check everything.
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Mike, please post your specs too.
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Old 01-13-2018, 05:59 PM   #9
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Before I did my alignment according to Pete's specs, my car was swaying back and forth under hard acceleration.
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JusticePete,wont be able to get it to alignment shop for a few months.snowed in.he told me they used factory specs.is there a setup that it should be besides factory that works
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JusticePete,wont be able to get it to alignment shop for a few months.snowed in.he told me they used factory specs.is there a setup that it should be besides factory that works
I am guessing the rear tor is out of spec. It may have been set incorrectly or slipped.
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Justice Pete, remember mine doing that a few months ago and it was a ferrel that was too big for the bolt in one of the new BMR parts? Nothing wrong with the part or installation just the wrong size sleeve for the bolt. Hardly noticeable just looking at it but very noticeable under hard acceleration. You tracked it down easily and I swapped it out later.
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Justice Pete, remember mine doing that a few months ago and it was a ferrel that was too big for the bolt in one of the new BMR parts? Nothing wrong with the part or installation just the wrong size sleeve for the bolt. Hardly noticeable just looking at it but very noticeable under hard acceleration. You tracked it down easily and I swapped it out later.
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Doing great. Hope you are. I'm ready for the JPSS rear sway bar. Will you be at vir the first week of March with Chin? You want to try to do it then? What else should we do? Caster plates, z28 control arm bushings, radius arm bushings? Can we do that without missing track time?
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