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Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Brooks, GA
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I found that removing the spare tire up front threw off the balance (understeer) of the car. I put it back and corner balanced it. Since you removed so much everywhere, you might not notice.

I also put Recaro Sport seats in place of stock and saved another 35 pounds over stock.

I replaced the stock Fuchs with Fikse 17 wheels and Goodyear F1 tires. They are about 5 lbs more per corner, but much bigger/better tire selection without throwing the 1979 designed steering geometry out of whack.

Ever since I installed 100 lb rear helper springs, and set them to come into play (stop the full squat) under full accel, I can not get the tires to break loose in a straight line. If I set the springs to full contact (firm), I can break the tire loose at will.

I also have a fiberglass rear deck and front/rear bumpers (bumpers - yah, right).

My car is 2650 with 1/2 tank.
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