Originally Posted by Wrenched
haven't read the lead-up to this as it seems to be an older thread, but the symptoms you describe remind me of excessive toe-out. However it would have to be bad to be as you describe. I was out in our 147 a couple of days ago, which is quite rare; I was reminded just what a sensitive drive it is, the steering seems almost excessively quick to me and I found myself overcorrecting.
... I don't think there is anything substantially wrong with ours.
Maybe it is just alignment - in one way seems better at the rear after alignment, but now it feels very wrong at the front - kind of following the white lines and poor road surfaces as if there is a problem with the steering rack, or the wishbones.
Caster Left: +3.05' Right +2.59'
Camber left: -1.11' Right -0.50'
Toe: Left -0.07' Right -0.08 Total -0.16
Camber left: -0.17' Right -0.02'
Toe: Left: +0.09' Right: +0.15' Total +0.24'
Took the engine brace bar off, felt more natural, but felt a lot more skittish and unstable, especially when cornering on a roundabout - the back end of the car tried to overtake the front at low speed.
This is downright dangerous - going to creep s l o o o w l y up the M74 next week to Edinburgh from Cheshire and leave the car with McLennans garage for them to assess!