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cliobritt
15-09-06, 10:22 AM
on my last trackday i hit 120 ish and the car seemed to go all floaty at the back, the surface was really smooth and i was goin arrow straight!
any idea?? :?

cliobritt
15-09-06, 10:23 AM
oh its on 17s and its not lowered if that might cause it???? :(

cliobritt
15-09-06, 10:24 AM
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Day
15-09-06, 11:16 AM
Check rear shocks for leakage.

Wouldn't at all be surprised if they were it being a mk2 172 and all... ;)

Nik
15-09-06, 11:48 AM
Check rear shocks for leakage.

Wouldn't at all be surprised if they were it being a mk2 172 and all... ;)

The marks on the driveway would suggest its not uncommon on Mk1 172's either :wink:

Yeah the rear shocks on my 172 went and very quickly the car became a real handful to drive, even at 30mph the rear end felt 'floaty' in corners. I'd only done 30k miles on them with some trackdays and that was the end of them.

Having said that, at 120mph in a small hatch with no real weight over the back wheels, things will tend to be a bit like that :lol:

Day
15-09-06, 12:28 PM
Pah I thought it was a 182 when I first posted it.