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Old 12-15-2006, 01:51 PM
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Default why does my steering wheel try to turn left when i brake?

It mostly does it when i come to a complete stop at a light or stopsign.
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Default RE: why does my steering wheel try to turn left when i brake?

It happens when you are stopping? you brake's are either worm more on the right then left, so the left is gripping more, or your brake balance is off.

If it happens when taking off it is just Torque Steer baby.. these high torque engines do that lol
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May need Brake Bleeding.
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If it happens when taking off it is just Torque Steer baby.. these high torque engines do that lol
Dont you just love that... i want a b-series bc i hate how my car jumps as it shifts... i mean i have a stock ex (d16z6) but it still has really bad torque steer.
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Old 12-15-2006, 09:00 PM
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Default RE: why does my steering wheel try to turn left when i brake?

chances are that the right side isnt working right
things it could be:
frozen capiler slides
clogged brake line
frozen capiler piston
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If it happens when taking off it is just Torque Steer baby.. these high torque engines do that lol
Dont you just love that... i want a b-series bc i hate how my car jumps as it shifts... i mean i have a stock ex (d16z6) but it still has really bad torque steer.
FYI the more power you have the more the torque steer worsens... unless you get an LSD
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Old 12-16-2006, 12:23 AM
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Default RE: why does my steering wheel try to turn left when i brake?

it could be warped rotor's
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If it happens when taking off it is just Torque Steer baby.. these high torque engines do that lol
Dont you just love that... i want a b-series bc i hate how my car jumps as it shifts... i mean i have a stock ex (d16z6) but it still has really bad torque steer.
FYI the more power you have the more the torque steer worsens... unless you get an LSD

but b-series motors dont have torque steer do they? bc i thought their axles were equal length... i assumed the d-series had torque steer bc the axles are different lengths
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Default RE: why does my steering wheel try to turn left when i brake?

torque steer is when your steering grabs to the left when accelerating???
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Default RE: why does my steering wheel try to turn left when i brake?

yeah, if you look at the axles on the d series... (looking down into the engine bay from the front) the left axle (passenger's side) is shorter than the right (drivers side). So at high rpm's, especially when you have lots of hp and torque... more torque is going to get to the right wheel, causing the car to "jump". While sitting in the car, the passenger's wheel spins faster causing the steering wheel to cut to the left... thats torque steer. As for what other series have different sized axles... i dont know
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