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Old 07-19-2020, 09:56 PM   #11
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Default Re: Steering / Tie Rod Conundrum

Originally Posted by aermotor View Post
You need to be pretty close - considering that the turning radius on each wheel is different in a turn the toe in/toe out can not be determined other than straight ahead. Also, would someone please explain how one side can have a different toe in than the other? I say it can't be unless ground/floor friction is causing it. A solid mechanical connection (tie rod) between the spindle arms will not permit a difference in toe in from right side to left side.
Quite so. The inner wheel turns more than the outer one. It's called the Ackerman angle.
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