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Author Topic:   How much rear steer do you need on a car to make it turn effectively?
jammin
Dirt Administrator

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posted October 30, 2001 03:38 PM UIN: 16262997
With a softer tire and a lot of wedge, how much rear steer do you need to make a car turn effectively?

jammin
Dirt Administrator

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posted November 03, 2001 08:21 PM UIN: 16262997
Generally?

antidive
Dirt Roller

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posted November 04, 2001 02:15 PM
it depends on the radius of the turn the tighter the radius the more steer needed

bizkit
Dirt Full Roller

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posted November 05, 2001 07:12 AM
Jammin
That is the million dollar question...If a set-up guy knew that answer every night out they'd be hard to beat, corner entry and exit have seem to come easier to get (once a driver figures out the reason he's loose off probably means he's tight in the center) but getting that thing to stay free and keep fwd bite through the center with steer...that is the ticket.

[This message has been edited by bizkit (edited November 05, 2001).]

Wild Bunch Racing
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 53
posted November 06, 2001 05:45 PM
well we run a four inch longer wheel base on the outside of our car but we run on a chilly bowl type track that is almost a perfect circle with high banks. It really depends on the enbankment, the radius of the turn and how much forward bite you can maintane in the corner.
Hope this is helpful.

jammin
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posted November 09, 2001 10:56 AM UIN: 16262997
Thanks for the input guys.

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