Thread: Bump steer kit
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Wil Ferch Wil Ferch is offline
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Following on Sherwodd's example...typical bump steer spacers are only 12-13mm thick..that's how much room you have to raise the rack. If you lower your car only 12-13 mm ( about 1/2") then you should be able to regain your original geometry.

Unfortunately, most guys who lower..do so beyond 1/2" lower than Euro..and the bump steer kit only "partially" compensates.

For a better fix, and one that can be fine-tuned for lowering amounts greater than 1/2"...the ERP kit is expensive but does work. It essentially cantilevers another joint at the end of the tie rod ...so the tie rods remain flat...and the shock tubes's steering arm is flat too...now connected by a vertical drop piece. Look elsewhere here on this board for more info and pics.

---Wil Ferch
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Old 02-01-2004, 04:56 PM
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