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Old 10-12-2008, 19:55   #1 (permalink)
 

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Handling Issues

I dunno whats going on, but my ZR's handling has gone to the dogs. It's breaking traction way too easily everytime im turning left, for instance today coming off a fairly big roundabout at 25 odd mph it started sliding.

I haven't had any collisions or curbed the wheels at all, the only differences are that I had the trackin sorted a couple of weeks ago, and had two tyres changed 2 days ago. The only thing I can think of is the new tyres, the original tyres were Kumho and they were 17R88W ... but I was told that 17R84W would be okay because I am very strapped for cash. So I slammed them on and since its just gone awful .. but turning right is fine, turning left is awful.

I am very much a newbie only had my ZR 2 months so any help would be great.
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Old 10-12-2008, 21:52   #2 (permalink)
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Either its just the road conditions for this time of year...Or they fooked the tracking up
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Probably road conditions.

Mine usualyy handles brilliantly but in these slippy conditions, it can be a bit hairy at times
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roads are really dodgy at the moment even if they look fine
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Check the tyre pressures, sounds like the tyres could be over or even under inflated. Simple thing like this causes really awfull handling !
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brand new tyres have like a film on them and theyre slippery in fair weather so theyl probably be awful in this sort of weather! ho many miles you done on the new tyres?
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i had to get 2 new front tyres 4 days ago i got avon zz3 an theyr great!!
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i had two new front tyers put on my car a week ago avon zv3 and i notice the first two or three days they would spin up easy, but now they seam to be fine
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