WONDERING CAR

Old 06-21-2010, 09:33 AM
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WILL WORN OUT SLICKS MAKE MY CAR WONDER LEFT AND RIGHT GOING DOWN THE TRACK?OR DO I NEED TO ADJUST MY BUMP STEER.
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Old 06-21-2010, 10:17 AM
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I don't think worn out slicks would do that. Slick pressure too low, insufficient toe-in or insufficient positive caster, worn out front end parts or steering gear, worn out rod ends on rear suspension, low front tire pressure, all can cause a wander going down track....if it darts around going over bumps, then maybe bump steer.

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Old 06-21-2010, 03:30 PM
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I'm COSTANTLY 'wondering' how I get to 'wandering' :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Old 06-21-2010, 05:30 PM
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if its a sudden motion, i would be inclinded to think bumpsteer.
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Old 06-21-2010, 08:32 PM
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Yes no doubt worn out slicks will do this. When a sidewall on a tire goes away this is exactly one of the affect of that. Sidewalls go well before wear holes.
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Old 06-22-2010, 10:13 AM
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Originally Posted by hammertime
Yes no doubt worn out slicks will do this. When a sidewall on a tire goes away this is exactly one of the affect of that. Sidewalls go well before wear holes.
When the sidewall goes away will it also effect my 60 ft.it went from 1.41 to 1.55,1/4 times from 10.27/28 to 10.57/60.installed a bump steer kit after 10.27 pass,this was in mid may,10.57 was last weekend.when it launches it now feels like its spinning or shaking the rear tires.i hope its not my transmission.
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Old 06-22-2010, 10:18 AM
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forgot to mention car has moly upper/lower control arms with single adjust coilover shocks.travel limiters are set at 2" of travel.
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