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Old 03-08-2006, 08:37 AM   #1
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Steering feedback

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I have one question, wondering if you have noticed the same thing. I had to replace one of my front tires making them unevenly worn down. I was told that driving with uneven front tires is impossible i switched rear and front tires.

The small problem is that the rear tires are almost completely worn down (geee wonder why). When placing the more worn tires in the front i noticed that the feedback from the steering got much stronger. Before i would feel a little depression if the asphalt was worn down but now the car is literally tugging me along in the track it wants to go and i almost have to fight it.

Has any of you noticed the same behaviour in your 8s? I will take out my 8 from winter storage as soon as the snow melts away and I have a new pair of Kuhmo tires i will try and see if the feedback grows less with new fresh tires.

Any input you all have is greatly appreciated.

/Per
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Since you put the rears on the fronts, the rears have worn with a different camber than the front suspension. The new fronts will take some time to wear appropriately to the front camber settings. You are feeling the effect of that.
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Old 03-08-2006, 09:30 AM   #3
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Thanks for the quick answer :-)

So if I understand this correctly with some wear I will gradually get more normal feedback on the steering.

When I later put on brand new tires, will the steering feedback be odd then too? Will it be stronger or weaker you think?

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Old 03-08-2006, 09:50 AM   #4
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Probably stronger again.
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