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Old 04-05-2013, 02:44 PM   #15
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Leave the traction control on and that will not happen. I just went to a 1LE rear end and no way I am driving without it on now, the car is scary quick in 1st and 2nd.
Don't those gears change the whole feel of the car?
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Old 04-05-2013, 02:47 PM   #16
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Electronic nannies.... can we get the rubber square to the road and learn to love the thrill of a ground pounding V8















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Old 04-05-2013, 02:53 PM   #17
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Sorry I didn't specify, I meant like straight line launches. The the other day I was around 20 mph 3k in first and was gunning it, then when I shifted to 2nd I almost lost control of the car lol. Not sure if under steer is the right term for that then. Educate me lol
Also I don't think it was too cold outside, I know these tires don't stick in cold conditions
Understeer would imply some steering is going on, otherwise they'd call it understraight.

Understeer: a handling characteristic of an automotive vehicle that causes it to turn less sharply than the driver intends because the front wheels slide to the outside of the turn before the rear wheels lose traction.
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Old 04-05-2013, 03:03 PM   #18
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Understeer would imply some steering is going on, otherwise they'd call it understraight.

Understeer: a handling characteristic of an automotive vehicle that causes it to turn less sharply than the driver intends because the front wheels slide to the outside of the turn before the rear wheels lose traction.
I like plow. You want to turn, but the car keeps going straight and you plow into the curb, the guard rail or the North 40 while you throw seed out the windows
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Old 04-05-2013, 03:12 PM   #19
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Well I do enjoy giving a good plowing now and then, but yeah I'd rather my cars turn.
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Old 04-05-2013, 03:42 PM   #20
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Understeer is when you hit the wall with the front of the car. Oversteer is when you hit the wall with the rear of the car.
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Old 04-05-2013, 03:51 PM   #21
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I wouldn't say wall, limit of traction yes. Hitting the wall is a very different racing term. Push or plow are the common terms for understeer.
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Old 04-05-2013, 04:38 PM   #22
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as pete said you have a wheel spin issue. wheel spin can be a good thing unless you are a hardcore drag racer. It saves things from breaking
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Old 04-05-2013, 04:39 PM   #23
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All I really have done is a borla atak exhaust and SLP cold air intake, nothing too fancy. I guess I'll just have to be more careful lol. Scared the shit out of me
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:31 PM   #24
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I wouldn't say wall, limit of traction yes. Hitting the wall is a very different racing term. Push or plow are the common terms for understeer.
Perhaps i should have included a smiley. Its a classic racing joke. Nevertheless, it makes it easy for the newbies to understand the concept.
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:00 PM   #25
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Leave nannies on. Also, check tire pressures.
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Old 05-24-2013, 11:17 AM   #26
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Sway bars first, then some other things....here is what I mean:
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Old 05-24-2013, 11:31 AM   #27
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Old 05-26-2013, 03:15 PM   #28
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He's not talking about understeer. He just needs more traction. And as suggested, leave the nannies on unless you're at the track racing.

Better wheel/tire setup and some trailing arms should help out.

I run 305/45/18 drag radials on the street for a reason.
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