[MR2] steering play after new struts
mr2srule at twmi.rr.com
Mon Nov 24 23:14:41 EST 2008
By any chance did you install the front strut tops backwards? That
would do it.
On Nov 24, 2008, at 10:37 PM, Kurt Krueger wrote:
>>> I just got new koni's put on my mkii non-turbo yesterday, but now
>>> there is
>>> a bunch of play in the steering. It used to be that if you thought
>>> moving the steering wheel, the car turned. Now you really have to
>>> move it
>>> some. Anyone got any idea of what the shop might have done to mess
>>> up? I had them put in caster/camber kits so it could be adjusted if
> FWIW .. some time ago I had new tires installed on the rear of my 88
> The car became a serious rut follower, it took quite a bit of force
> to get
> the car to move out of a rut, and then when it did, it would jump
> over about
> 1/2 a lane. Pretty spooky. Getting the matching tires installed on
> front cured the problem.
> Bottom line ... front or rear can have a marked effect on handling.
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