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    Poor E36 M3 Evo (Euro) handling

    After a disappointing track day the other week (Knockhill), I wonder if something is wrong with my diff.....


    My current set up;


    Gaz Gold Coilovers set at 9 clicks front and rear (medium rebound)
    H&R front and rear anti roll bars
    Pirelli P Zero MO front (32 psi) & rear (32psi)


    The car feels nice and tight at low speeds and handles very well on the public highway and on the coutry back roads at speed, however a recent session on the track has highlighted a real concern with its cornering breakaway point.


    On the track, especially when cornering right hand bends the car felt extremely tail happy, and actually broke away from me a few times, the later putting me into the gravel trap.


    The track was slightly damp however I would have expected the car to have handled so much better than it did.


    I'm wondering if there is an issue with my rear diff.....i.e. the LSD has locked.


    When reversing the car (SMG) the car feels like it's resisting against something, kind of like the handbrake is slightly on still. Also if the car is reversed up a slight incline, the rear OS wheel will spin very easily. Now I would have thought that the LSD would prevent this by transferring the power to the wheel with most traction?


    Anyone got any experience with this issue, or perhaps any comments?

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    Anyone?

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    How much track experience do you have? Who/How was the suspension aligned? Water can be quite tricky. See how it feels in the dry. Also not sure which the p zero mo is but the regular p zero is not a great track tire unless a Corsa
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    I've done quite a number if track days, mainly hot marque events in the SLS, but haven't gotten into anything too technical.

    I jacked the car up today and spun one of the rear wheels, and the other wheel turned in the same direction therefore I'm happy the lsd is working.

    Perhaps just poor tyre choice and wet conditions.

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    Need to talk with some E36 suspension gurus.

    Let's see if @Mike@VAC can help.

    Also gg///m3.

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    I would suggest checking out your rtabs. I would replace them, and install a limiter kit. It's very important to have those rear bushings freshened up with new rubber, and or upgraded. I just upgraded to some BC coilovers, and they made a world of a difference compared to my H&R sports with Bilstein sports.

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