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Crease!
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PostSubject: can someone help?   can someone help? EmptyMon Jan 04 2010, 07:14

can someone please explain this rake/reverse rake stuff?
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Cymro
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Ride : Mk2 Polo "Fern", Kia Sportage
Registration date : 2008-03-26

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PostSubject: Re: can someone help?   can someone help? EmptyMon Jan 04 2010, 08:57

Yep,

reverse rake is when your car is lower at the back than the front

Ideally a car should be level

Reverse rake: Laughing
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Scirocco_oldboy
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PostSubject: Re: can someone help?   can someone help? EmptyMon Jan 04 2010, 10:23

Thought Reverse rake was to do with Ford Anglia back windows Laughing
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Cymro
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PostSubject: Re: can someone help?   can someone help? EmptyMon Jan 04 2010, 10:38

Scrioccoboy wrote:
Thought Reverse rake was to do with Ford Anglia back windows Laughing

nah they just fall out. Laughing

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Chris_Irish
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Registration date : 2008-10-12

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PostSubject: Re: can someone help?   can someone help? EmptyTue Jan 05 2010, 16:15

And then rake is when you car has the nose down stance
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BigGR5
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Registration date : 2008-04-19

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PostSubject: Re: can someone help?   can someone help? EmptyTue Jan 05 2010, 18:48

Slightly Nose down is ideal at the moment - style wise.

Reverse rake is the mother of all sins !!!! Evil or Very Mad Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: can someone help?   can someone help? EmptyTue Jan 05 2010, 19:09

i spent all day yesterday getting my cars stance just right, bout 5mm lower in the front, cus the backsas low as it can go and sos the frnt Razz
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