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Old 05-22-13, 08:55 PM
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Rear track width

Hello all,

I will try to make this quick.

Rear track width.

Wider = more side grip or less?

Same tire, same camber, same suspension blah blah.

My front is 100 mm wider on each side (200 total) from extended LCA and 2 inch wheel spacer, and I am having trouble having the rear come out and stay out at low speeds. High speed is fine. Would widening the rear end help lessen the rear "side" bite?

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Old 05-22-13, 09:53 PM
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wider track reduces load transfer, ergo more grip. but hey, more grip is betterer right?
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Naaa, my issue right now is I can't drift slowly only super high speeds with a lot of inertia. Looking at lowering my side/slide grip while keeping my go forward grip the same. I can't slow down or let off the throttle for a second to hit the ebrake without straightening out. :/

A few of the websites I have seen (mainly karting websites) say to get more bite, shorten the width, to lessen extend. But that's all I got right now.

Here is an example of my wide front.

(Sorry for the drift question in the race tech section, I consider it more of an advanced race question.)


Stock track width front/rear is:
57.1"/56.7"

So mine is at least, 61.1"/56.7".

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double post. sorry.

My front track width is 64.1" not 61.
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