Tracking out

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  1. Gunner29

    Gunner29 Read Only Funster

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    I thought my tracking was out but someone somewhere mentioned the Ackermann principle of steering which would help me understand the problem Can anyone explain this to me:Eeek:
     
  2. pappajohn

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    Simple.....the inside wheel will turn a tighter radius than the outside wheel when cornering.

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    Generally you will have toe in for rear wheel drive and toe out for front wheel drive when driving straight ahead
     
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    and fast tyre wear on the inside or outside

    if not set correctley

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    Thanks guys not worrying as much as I was a week ago!
     
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    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYMMdjbmQXc[/ame]
     
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