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jimbojim

what will cause my car to wonder off line on acceleration and lift of,car is 205 gti mi16 1.6 gear box and Quaife LSD ATB

looked briefly at the suspension and there is nothing really wrong with it,

anyone that can shed a light on the problem will be much appreciated thank you

just added few pic of ITB conversion 

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welshpug

wishbone bushes or balljoint.

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welshpug

or ovalled balljoint hole in the hub.

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dcc

or a binding brake caliper, or flat tyre 1 side, or toe in / out

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jimbojim

Tire pressure is fine no play in the wish bone no break binding or the ball joint issue it isn't just a small amount of

weaving and wandering it's kind of aggressive

Just about keep it straight with steady right foot

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welshpug

how old is the quaife?

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jimbojim

pretty old the car is in my ownership more then 15yr so longer then that 

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Tom Fenton

Wishbone bushes, they can look ok and still do this.

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jimbojim

fair point

will look in to it in detail

hope to find something wrong 

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Tom Fenton

Usually the front (smaller) one

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jackherer
30 minutes ago, jimbojim said:

will look in to it in detail 

hope to find something wrong 

As Tom says there is nothing to look into! If you took it for an MOT the tester would probably tell you the bushes are fine despite them being the cause of your handling issue. 205 GTis are incredibly sensitive to worn wishbone bushes even before you add a Quaife or LSD which just makes it much worse.

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Ozymandis

Take off the wishbone and grip the front metalastic bush in a vice, wiggle it about and marvel at just how floppy its become.

Find some genuine bushes they are firm and last  well.

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jimbojim

i think from memory the wishbones are from another Peugeot 306 ( probably? to add to the width something that at the time were popular 

    i will add a pic i am also in the process of ITB conversion and finding communicating between emerelad ECU end my leptop a bit of a daunting exspirince

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welshpug

309 that will be, same bushes as a 205.

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jimbojim

Would you consider on adjustable wishbone

I have seen some on the net an after market once for around the£300 

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welshpug

no, good ones are closer to 450-500

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welshpug

they dont fit with the standard anti roll bar and bend far more readily than a standard wishbone

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jimbojim

Ok thanks for your input

I will probably just replace it with powerflex black bushes

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Ozymandis
23 hours ago, Ozymandis said:

Find some genuine bushes they are firm and last  well.

https://www.205gtidrivers.com/forums/topic/153437-powerflex-polybushes/

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welshpug

autodoc do sasic bushes which I have found to be decent, or Baker BM have also started making them.

 

bit pointless if there is play in the non replaceable balljoint though.

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Ozymandis

I will give Sasic a go next time Welsh, their other stuff has been good. I just used their beam bearings on my wife's car and they were all Nadella full roller count.

 

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jimbojim

you are absolutely right but i hope it is just that LOL,

i am also just finishing  the wiring  and have green light from the  crank sensor with the aid of somewhat a batter missing wheel from pug1off which although wesent a fit but better then the one i had from emrelad,i now have an issue with communicating from my pc to the ecu,probably just a cable issue,yet to be seen,i have tried to figure out what are the two sensors just below no 4 on the inlet side, kind of bulge sensor could be engine knock sensor and oil pressure or oil temp,questions are1,do i need the knock sensor with the new ecu and 2 will a wide band lambda be preferably over narrow band,just looking for easy correct mapping realy

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