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Old 07-06-2012, 03:29 PM   #1
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What is it and what does it exact do? Preventing this help with cornering?
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Bump steer is when you go over a bump and the car attempts to turn, the steering wheel will jerk to one side or another.
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Bump steer is when you go over a bump and the car attempts to turn, the steering wheel will jerk to one side or another.
So if I get the Steeda bumpsteer kit.... It will eliminate bump steer?
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I thought bump steer is when you go over a bump and it makes your rear jump to one side or the other. From what someone told me when I asked about the steering wheel turning, it wouldn't help that. But I don't own one so I don't really know either way
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When you lower your car the steering geometry changes.. The bump steer kit will eliminate the 'sloop' in your steering wheel and allow your car to be aligned properly. This is an issue when you drop 2" and more. Kit should be used with CC plates and is a must to use x2 ball joints.
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So if I get the Steeda bumpsteer kit.... It will eliminate bump steer?
Yes, I believe MZilla explained it in another thread, but the reason it bump steers is because the steering knuckle and the steering arm travel in different arcs after you lower a car. The bump steer kit relocates the steering arm to travel back in line with the steering knuckle.

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When you lower your car the steering geometry changes.. The bump steer kit will eliminate the 'sloop' in your steering wheel and allow your car to be aligned properly. This is an issue when you drop 2" and more. Kit should be used with CC plates and is a must to use x2 ball joints.
Damn you beat me to it.

^ that's the simple explanation
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When you lower your car the steering geometry changes.. The bump steer kit will eliminate the 'sloop' in your steering wheel and allow your car to be aligned properly. This is an issue when you drop 2" and more. Kit should be used with CC plates and is a must to use x2 ball joints.
Hmm, did not know that I really havent felt any difference in the steering since I lowered but I think will def look into the bump-steer kit and ball joints. CC plates I know you have to get a alignment after they are installed, can any shop that does alignments do the alignment? Or do I need to take it to a speed shop of some sort since its not a stock app?
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Hmm, did not know that I really havent felt any difference in the steering since I lowered but I think will def look into the bump-steer kit and ball joints. CC plates I know you have to get a alignment after they are installed, can any shop that does alignments do the alignment? Or do I need to take it to a speed shop of some sort since its not a stock app?
Any reputable alignment shop should be able to handle it!
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Any reputable alignment shop should be able to handle it!
Alrighty thanks glad you told me that...
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and is a must to use x2 ball joints.
I was looking on AM site and I see the Steeda x-2 ball joints and one set does both driver and pass side. So that means I have to buy two sets for both the upper and lower?
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This link is too a thread on Steeda's forum to a thread I posted.

http://www.steedaforums.com/topic/96...3441#entry3441
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This link is too a thread on Steeda's forum to a thread I posted.

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iight thanks I got your PM im about to go there right now thanks man
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iight thanks I got your PM im about to go there right now thanks man
if your questions are not answered you can create an account and ask their reps.. Very friendly and knowledgable about their products..!
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Okie dokie thanks for the help man.

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I looked at the thread, did you end up getting the x2 or 4 kit?
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Okie dokie thanks for the help man.

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I looked at the thread, did you end up getting the x2 or 4 kit?
Haven't done either. My immediate issue was my tie-rods needed to be greased.

After talking to FastLane(local speed/Mustang shop) I plan on doing the level 4 upgrade(includes X2's I believe) and doing it all at one time.. Labor for the entire install will approach 1k if I remember correctly.
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Haven't done either. My immediate issue was my tie-rods needed to be greased.

After talking to FastLane(local speed/Mustang shop) I plan on doing the level 4 upgrade(includes X2's I believe) and doing it all at one time.. Labor for the entire install will approach 1k if I remember correctly.
aw okie gotcha whats a 4 upgrade contain?....Im def getting the X2 ball joints, bump-steer, CC plates after I through the supercharger on. I have alot of work I have to do on both cars with all of the parts I have ordered sitting in my room.

I'm glad you showed me that forum cuz I was checking out their parts and they have the supercharger pulley I was looking for.
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