It requires constant input to stay in line. Tires are good and relatively new.you mean as if you hit a bump and the car seems to fishtail necessitating compensation with steering? Or Is the steering loose and the car wanders necessitating frequent imput from you to keep it in line?
start from the easy stuff: as suggested by another member (Russ?), set front pressure at 33 and rear at 30, instead of the factory suggested. the play in the steering can be adjusted somewhat by the nut/screw set up on the steering box. this will fix the wandering problem. as far as the hitting-a-bump-and-the-car-changes-direction, you probably have something wrong with the suspension, I'm not sure what though, but I would like to find out myself.
Cool thanksIf the car seems to wander as you get on and off the gas, so it kind of pulls on acceleration, and then pulls the other way under engine braking, it is probably the rear trailing arm bushings that are shot. If you have never done them you can pretty much know they need replacing.
The recommended tire pressures, as in the ones found on the inside glove box door, are out-of-date for modern tires. The tires we use today are supposed to be run at higher pressures, and there are several advantages to this, which have been highlighted in many threads on the BB...... Have you recently checked tire pressure, front and back ? Meaning factory recomended tire pressure ,
Claude,Please keep the factory rire pressure ! It is safer and much more comfortable.
You do not need higher tire pressure for the snail speed we drive in the USA. 65 miles an hour is barely 3rd gear speed !
In France with speed limit of nearly 90 OK, in Spain where speed limit is about 70 MPH but nobody bothers you much on (expensive) freeways until 100 or so MPH, in Germany where most freeways have no speed limits.
But here it is a joke !
When I see people on the freeway accelerating to 80 and thinking they are going flat out it's funny.
Believe me keep the original tire pressure until you are on the race track.
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