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Old 03-04-12, 08:25 PM
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Alignment Recommendations for 75% street/25% track

I've been looking for alignment recommendations for my FD. From searching I've found petit racing recommendations from many years ago. I'm making this thread to see what the more experienced FD track drivers are using for alignment.

I'll be using street tires (most likely star specs) and don't plan on moving up to R-comps anytime soon. The car has some tein coilovers, which came with the car.

I have a handful of track days under my belt but just moved into an FD. Previously I had a nearly stock STi and then a s2000, followed by an s2000 with 420rwhp. Obviously the FD is completely different from either of the above cars.

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Just allign the car for what you plan on using it for. Get a nice allignment for street. Then when you go to the track, use that as a base set-up and work from there using a pyrometer and laptimes. Or start with the allignment of another FD driver. When you get back on the steets, reallign it back to your initial set-up. Basic allignment tools aren't very expensive. Auto-X and drift will need their own setups.

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Use the Petitt Long Track alignment. It's slightly more aggressive than their street suggestions so it won't cause any real noticeable wear.
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I should've mentioned that the only reason I'm getting an alignment is because the improved racing oil pan baffle is getting installed, which will require an alignment after.

The petitt specs are pretty mild compared to what I was running with the s2000. However, if that's what the FD owners are using then it's a good place to start.
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