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Old 03-16-2014, 10:06 PM   #31
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Think of the way foam tires wear, particularly in the front of the car. They wear into a pattern from the car settings and track with the fronts often developing a cone shape. But, you wouldn't leave a coned front foam time on the car, you would cut it flat again so that the suspension works as intended with the tire. Why wouldn't you treat rubber tires the same and rotate them (closest thing to cutting them we have)?

Thinking about it, if you feel that you need your tires to be worn into each corner of the car you may also want to tune each corner differently. More or less camber/caster/toe at each corner then, to suit the track and the un-rotated tires.
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Old 03-17-2014, 04:59 PM   #32
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i rotated mine front to back and totally made my car worse. switched them back and it was back to where it was. car still handles like crap (to me) but its fast.
Same. Front to rear undrivable and left to right just weird. Lot of tire wear theory getting dropped but I will go with what works vs. what should work.
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I would suspect that if you full sauce tires every run, rotation doesn't affect them as much. I rotated front to back, side to side, who knows. I got home, took the tires off, and tossed them in the bag!

Maybe if the car is working good, I will refrain from rotating that race day. It justifies laziness.
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