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Old 14 Jul 2017, 11:03 pm
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While I can't tell you the exact numbers for the turning radius on my 06...
This is what's listed in the '06 Dealership Brochure for turning radius:



Here's a link to the brochure in my Dropbox:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/gxq3o5nrzm...chure.pdf?dl=0
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While I can't tell you what the turning radius is on any pt, I have found that where the tie rod hole is drilled on the steering knuckle will dictate how tight you can make a turn and thus the turning radius.

I posted about this in the turbo suspension section I believe and posted pictures too. For first Gen cars, which have the holes drilled the furthest from the axle, gt cars, the turning radius will be noticeably improved over the non turbo manual knuckles which have the hole drilled nearest to the axle and slightly better than those cars with knuckles drilled for the tie rods in the centre of the pad.

This seems to contradict Santana's deleted data (maybe he found it to be contradictory too from his own experiences hence the deletion?) and contradictory to the 2nd Gen dealer brochure info Rick posted. In any event, that is what I found; at least as far as first Gen go. Maybe someone else can corroborate my findings in the future.
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While I can't tell you what the turning radius is on any pt, I have found that where the tie rod hole is drilled on the steering knuckle will dictate how tight you can make a turn and thus the turning radius.

I posted about this in the turbo suspension section I believe and posted pictures too. For first Gen cars, which have the holes drilled the furthest from the axle, gt cars, the turning radius will be noticeably improved over the non turbo manual knuckles which have the hole drilled nearest to the axle and slightly better than those cars with knuckles drilled for the tie rods in the centre of the pad.

This seems to contradict Santana's deleted data (maybe he found it to be contradictory too from his own experiences hence the deletion?) and contradictory to the 2nd Gen dealer brochure info Rick posted. In any event, that is what I found; at least as far as first Gen go. Maybe someone else can corroborate my findings in the future.
Here's the link to your info:

GT Steering knuckle differences

And Rob was able to restore the info from sanatanadharma in post #5 of this thread.
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