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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #30 on: 19 October 2018, 08:41:18 »

In the wet is when a RWD becomes worth it, lots of fun ::)

I prefer the BMW over the Skoda in the wet, too. Although I think the proper weapon might be a Subarahhh that might be a sore point still  :-X ;)
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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #31 on: 19 October 2018, 10:30:27 »

In the wet is when a RWD becomes worth it, lots of fun ::)

I prefer the BMW over the Skoda in the wet, too. Although I think the proper weapon might be a Subarahhh that might be a sore point still  :-X ;)

You cut deep.....
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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #32 on: 19 October 2018, 11:00:12 »

In the wet is when a RWD becomes worth it, lots of fun ::)

I prefer the BMW over the Skoda in the wet, too. Although I think the proper weapon might be a Subarahhh that might be a sore point still  :-X ;)

You cut deep.....

 :-X

I'm surrounded by the things (Legacies) - there's one across the road, a mate has two (and another mate has an Impreza). All petrol H6's beside the Impreza (and one LPG), though!
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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #33 on: 19 October 2018, 11:02:23 »

In the wet is when a RWD becomes worth it, lots of fun ::)

I prefer the BMW over the Skoda in the wet, too. Although I think the proper weapon might be a Subarahhh that might be a sore point still  :-X ;)

You cut deep.....

 :-X

I'm surrounded by the things (Legacies) - there's one across the road, a mate has two (and another mate has an Impreza). All petrol H6's beside the Impreza (and one LPG), though!

I've always wondered what an LPG'd H6 would be like.
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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #34 on: 19 October 2018, 11:06:02 »

Really pretty good, actually. IIRC it's a Prins system with Flashlube, it might be a tad undersized though as it drops to petrol if you're at WOT and above 4k RPM.. rest of the time it's entirely unobtrusive :y
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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #35 on: 19 October 2018, 12:53:20 »

Really pretty good, actually. IIRC it's a Prins system with Flashlube, it might be a tad undersized though as it drops to petrol if you're at WOT and above 4k RPM.. rest of the time it's entirely unobtrusive :y

That's often the safest way to go with high aspiration LPG setups as you don't often (!) spend much time at WOT in then anyway.  That's what I was thinking for the XJR lpg setup instead of finding space for 2 vaporisors in a crossover configuration to deal with the demand of the SC at WOT.
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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #36 on: 19 October 2018, 12:59:07 »

Part of me is tempted to have the Legacy off him (assuming it doesn't go to the other mate who is interested and/or he doesn't keep it) now that he's bought an S8 to waft about in, instead, and go back to bangernomics instead of the Skoda - mostly because the LPG makes it an attractive proposition, and it's worth peanuts.
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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #37 on: 19 October 2018, 13:54:20 »

If you can do most of the work yourself it makes financial sense, otherwise Scoobie stealer rates can smart.
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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #38 on: 19 October 2018, 15:57:11 »

Really pretty good, actually. IIRC it's a Prins system with Flashlube, it might be a tad undersized though as it drops to petrol if you're at WOT and above 4k RPM.. rest of the time it's entirely unobtrusive :y

That's often the safest way to go with high aspiration LPG setups as you don't often (!) spend much time at WOT in then anyway.  That's what I was thinking for the XJR lpg setup instead of finding space for 2 vaporisors in a crossover configuration to deal with the demand of the SC at WOT.
Any space behind the front wheels and wing :-\

Mercedes W140 has enough space (just) for a double vap on the nearside, OK it's not exactly next to the inlet manifold but it is convenient for the engine/cabin coolant plumbing and fuel plumbing...

And on the proper engines, there's not much space under the bonnet ::)
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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #39 on: 19 October 2018, 16:19:00 »

With the XJR6 there is loads of space under the bonnet, it's just that most of it is by the exhaust manifolds.  There is space for one by the throttle cable interface but to put in two you would have to do some re-engineering.
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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #40 on: 19 October 2018, 16:28:54 »

What about below the inlet manifold?
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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #41 on: 19 October 2018, 18:03:55 »

Your omega will never be stable in the rain at any speed on those tyres.

You’re unlikely to sort out your balancing until you renew them for quality items either

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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #42 on: 19 October 2018, 20:20:02 »

What about below the inlet manifold?

That's where the inlet pipes for the SC sit.
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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #43 on: 20 October 2018, 00:17:46 »

Plan B then ::)
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Re: How stable is your Omega in the rain
« Reply #44 on: 21 October 2018, 17:02:51 »

Not bumping this thread but I popped in work today to fix some shit on mother-in-laws motor and got it done surprisingly quick so decided to put the omega on the alignment machine.

So front camber was...
NSF -1.37          OSF -1.44

Front toe...
NSF -0.36          OSF +0.31

So I adjusted the toe to +0.04 each side. However I know the camber should be 1.10. So is my camber ok or do I really need to adjust it? I only ask cos I found adjusting the camber was a bit of a ball ache to be honest. 👍
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