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Old 04-04-2019, 10:06 AM   #827
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What are peoples opinions on everyone saying our cars don't need a front ARB? I'm looking to do autox and track days in my car and i'm going through all the suspension bits right now. I keep seeing people say just do a rear and be done with it as a front will cause understeer.
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Old 04-04-2019, 10:21 AM   #828
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What are peoples opinions on everyone saying our cars don't need a front ARB? I'm looking to do autox and track days in my car and i'm going through all the suspension bits right now. I keep seeing people say just do a rear and be done with it as a front will cause understeer.
A properly tuned front with a tight rear shouldn't cause understeer - should be nicely balanced and predictable. However, I've heard that just a rear could potentially cause some unpredictable oversteer in spirited/competitive driving scenarios. Just as only a front would cause understeer in the same conditions.

These expectations are only for FWD and sometimes AWD, btw. Generally, the opposite advice is true for RWD.
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Old 04-04-2019, 11:17 AM   #829
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I ran just the rear for a while, car felt un balanced and very unstable at higher speeds. Upgrading the front bar balanced everything out.
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Old 04-04-2019, 11:22 AM   #830
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I ran just the rear for a while, car felt un balanced and very unstable at higher speeds. Upgrading the front bar balanced everything out.
So what are you running for a front rear setup? I heard 26f/24r

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fronts will balance out the car especially in high speed sweepers,but mostly for track purposes. with rear only, it'll be livelier for auto-x and backroads
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Old 04-04-2019, 04:59 PM   #832
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fronts will balance out the car especially in high speed sweepers,but mostly for track purposes. with rear only, it'll be livelier for auto-x and backroads
I'll probably go just rear for now then while I do mostly autox and then once I go bt and focus more on track driving, I'll toss a front one in.

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