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russ Jolly

Wickedly confused.

Arn’t we supposed to have inside rear slip so that the outside rear is able to turn? As paul was saying tires generally want to go in a straight line even more so when they are connected by a solid axle. So it seems to me at least we would need to loosen the inside rear to turn the outside quicker.

That being said I remember my 5.5 briggs days where we all had g-man full body plastics and steering faring with lay-down or offset seats. Most of the time was because our track had more lefts then rights and also the aero draft effect.

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