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Old 02-21-2020, 11:46 AM   #7
seningen
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Originally Posted by charlessimon986 View Post
So that would make the car skip around from side to side?
I imagine if both wheel wheels were pointed in opposite directions.
One wheel is going to try to straighten turning the back end. while this wheel
is straight -- the opposite wheel is really being pulled further the wrong way relative to straight.

It eventually wins and the car goes "straight" that way -- which is a correction in the other direction.

This continues on -- alternating which side "wins" and thus which way the car points at any given time.

I think Boxster's typically have something like -1 degree tow (tow in) and this keeps them stable as the geometry moves around.

But if you had any significant tow out on both sides, I can see how you would get this oscillating/ hunting feeling.

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