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Old 05-06-2008, 08:19 AM   #1
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I've got a question for you guys out there.

Assuming I the offset on my front tyres is greater them my rear tyres, will I have,

more responsive steering / turn in

as compared to having lesser offset on my front tyres and more offset on my rear tyres?
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the opposite. the further you tuck the kingpins into the front wheels, the more responsive the car becomes.

i don't play with rear offset much. most systems designed to allow for that, don't change the lower shock locations appropriately, so the offset rear hubs provide for a much higher wheel rate, which tends to overshadow the actual offset change.

the above assumes the f/r track stays the same. if by 'offset' you are actually referring to track width, then the wider end will tend to have less traction.
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So what u're saying is:

less offset in the front / more offset in the rear = more steering responsiveness / more turn in


more offset in the front / less offset in the rear = less steering responsiveness / lesser turn in


Did I interprete that correctly?

LOL edited! my mistake there
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So what u're saying is:

less offset in the front / more offset in the rear = more steering responsiveness / more turn in


more offset in the rear / less offset in the front = less steering responsiveness / lesser turn in


Did I interprete that correctly?
is this a trick question?
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Edited that post lol! my mistake!
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So what u're saying is:

less offset in the front / more offset in the rear = more steering responsiveness / more turn in


more offset in the front / less offset in the rear = less steering responsiveness / lesser turn in


Did I interprete that correctly?

LOL edited! my mistake there
i like that better. oh, and yes, that's what i feel is correct.
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Aight! Thanks for the quick reply and enlightening me!
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