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Can anyone recommend a place to get a full geo and corner weighting done, preferably in the north west but could go further if needed. Thanks in advance.

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Olly at........

Phoenix Motorsport
Albion Mill/Unit 7
Duckworth St
Accrington, Church
BB5 4LQ

01254 384071

 

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Ollie is a good guy, knows his stuff

Also not expensive, used him for all my  geo stuff, it's a two hour driver for me to go see him!!!

 

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I am not saying, that buying a stove makes you a good cook. However,  I bought two identical scales (max. 250 kg) on eBay and used that for corner-weighing.

You have to "calibrate" the scales. Eg. stand on the scales and register the readings. Any deviations have to be compensated for on the later readings.

1. Corner-weighing must be done with anti-rool-bar deattached.

2. Car on scales have to be horizontal.

3. Scales must be "calibrated"

What you can affect is the cross-diagonal weight balance - nothing else. It's like a table with 4 legs. If one leg is too long, the table will be diagonal unstable - no matter what you put on the table.

I use the attached excel spreadsheet for registration and calculation.

Corner weighing.xlsx


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The Real Stig Lotus Turbo Esprit, Lotus Elise S1, Lotus Elite, Lancia Delta, Jaguar XF ....Previous cars: Subaru SVX, Porsche 924 Turbo, Lotus Eclat Excel, Lotus Elite, Matra Murena 2,2, Fiat X1/9 5sp

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Good to have a diy go at corner weighting but it's only going to cost about £65 to get it done professionally, especially if geo is being done at the same time.

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