Horrible Steering - edit FIXED

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#16 Post by Brian R Adams » Mon May 24, 2010 1:09 pm

32 lbs per tire? Isn't 24 front / 28 rear closer to spec?
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#17 Post by David Overington » Mon May 24, 2010 3:37 pm

Hi Brian, yes I think you're right. Roy Mawbey has started a thread on this topic recently. Anyway, after a day's running around I'm now at 26 front, 28 rear - making little changes, one change at a time, to improve things.

Getting better by the day - full 4 wheel alignment booked in for Thursday.

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#18 Post by Brian R Adams » Mon May 24, 2010 4:06 pm

Just curious, where do you live, and who will do the 4x alignment?

If you put that much air in tires the steering gets squirrely as I recall.
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#19 Post by David Overington » Mon May 24, 2010 9:39 pm

Brian,

Australia

Alignment to be done by a chap in Brisbane who has done these cars before. Forget the company name, but probably too far from Nevada to matter too much :-)

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Re: Horrible Steering - edit FIXED

#20 Post by neilbardsley » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:01 am

I'm having a issue with my 356. If left for a while the steering become stiff at slow speed and now as definite in the corners as I would like.

Recently I greased all of the pins, front suspension, topped up the oil in the ZF box then set the tyre pressures and the drive was a much better. However, I got back in the car on w/e and the steering was stiff when moving out of the garage. I will try to refresh the grease/oil in the ZF box but I didn't know that the box could be adjusted. Is that a technical document somewhere I can read?

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Re: Horrible Steering - edit FIXED

#21 Post by David Jones » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:45 am

Neil, there is an excellent description of the ZF box and how to adjust it in the factory workshop manual. You do have one don't you?
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Re: Horrible Steering - edit FIXED

#22 Post by neilbardsley » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:05 am

David Jones wrote:Neil, there is an excellent description of the ZF box and how to adjust it in the factory workshop manual. You do have one don't you?
This is the one I have

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Porsche-Owners ... 1870642597

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