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Old 10-07-2012, 09:28 PM
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akerman angle

My brother used to race go karts. the ones with the wrong geometry would slow down in the corners, The akerman problems shows up when someone reverses spindles and puts the tie rod opposite of what they were designed . you see quite a few on T buckets built wrong. tie rod out in front of the axle with spindles designed for rear tierods. on a smooth road wrong akerman will just scrub off the tires, on a bumpy road in a turn the car can dart to which ever side has the best road contact.
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