bonnick Posted 21, February 2007 Report Share Posted 21, February 2007 Greetings from another proud 2002 RSC 172 Cup owner. Ours is known as ELMO and is great fun to drive but has some quirks that detract from the over all performance. I wonder if these sound familiar.. 1. on acceleration there is a buzz/rattle from the engine bay: the top right engine mount is new but need to check it is centered by the 4 holding bolts. I also need to inspect the bottom mount the one with the twist in it as apparently the bushes wear and allow vibration on exhaust housing.... any other obvious causes i missed? 2. the front tyres wear on the outside shoulders indicating near positive camber... can these be adjusted to 1.25 1.5 deg neg camber without special bolts, and is 1 deg toe out about right. I appreciate the cornering ability but feel these changes would dramatically improve handling. I am happy with stock suspension otherwise. 3. I run 195/50/15 tyres, how much improvement is gained by 195/45/16, will I have a harsh ride and can any one recommend good performing tyres for road and track. 4. The RSC brakes are hypersensitive, too soft in feel and bite too hard. Very easy to give whiplash to unsuspecting passengers, is there a way to gain better feel through a more progressive pedal adjustment, or different brake pads. My discs are cross drilled too is that the problem.. I look forward to taking ELMO on the track my prior car being a fully prepped fwd corolla 4age 20v. I did a 1.49 at winton in this car so hope to get close with ELMO, in full road trim. Hope to catch some RSC enthusiasts in the near future, cheers Nick and Bonnie [/img] Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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