FREE U.K SHIPPING OVER £150

Alignment

ALIGNMENT 101

Something we cannot stress enough is the fact that alignment settings are NOT an "absolute truth" that can be held up as an undisputed rule. It is a dynamic process with the "correct value" varying from driver to driver, car to car not to mention the driving environment.


Shop Alignment

DYNAMIC versus STATIC

The only suspension angles that really matter are those present while the vehicle is moving (dynamic). What is done to the vehicle’s alignment while the vehicle is stationary, (static) is a process of trying to predict the levels of change while the vehicle is moving and setting the angles according to these predictions.


Shop Alignment

ANTI GEOMETRY

"Anti" features in suspension systems are a characteristic that can be used to influence the stiffness of the front or rear suspension under traction forces(under braking or accelerating). The individual terms are relatively straightforward and self-explanatory with the “anti” reducing or totally restricting the characteristic (lifting or diving). In the front suspension there may be levels of anti-dive during braking and anti-lift during accelerating (assuming traction to the front wheels is present), similarly in the rear there could be anti lift during braking and anti-squat during acceleration


Shop Alignment

Blog posts

One Simple Mod That Will Completely Transform Your Fiesta ST

One Simple Mod That Will Completely Transform Your Fiesta ST

The Fiesta ST has made quite a name for itself over the last few years, it has become the staple choice for analogue, hot hatch fun. Low cost and ...
VW Golf GTI & R Product Releases

VW Golf GTI & R Product Releases

  July 2018 sees the release of the much anticipated VAG Suspension components. After months of development Whiteline has produced a number of new...
Effect of Anti-Lift Kit (ALK)

Effect of Anti-Lift Kit (ALK)

The ALK effectively modifies the position of the side view instant centre on the front suspension. The side view instant centre is the pivot point for the side view swing arm (also the pivot point for the suspension at that instant), which is a line drawn from the tire contact patch to the side view instant centre (under braking – for acceleration it is drawn from the wheel centre). The slope or angle of this swing arm (effectively the position of the instant centre) describes the amount of anti-dive and anti-lift present in the front suspension.