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Stole this info from VolvoSG. But the formatting didn't work. Here's the re-formatted version.



Push, plowing, front tires slide out first /
Usually slight understeer is safer.

Understeer Corrections
Raise front tire pressure. .
Lower rear tire pressure.
Soften front shocks. Stiffen Bump.
Stiffen rear shocks.
Lower front end.
Raise rear end.
Widen front track.
Install shorter front tires.
Install taller rear tires.
Install wider front tires. .
Install narrower rear tires. .
Soften front sway bar.
Stiffen rear sway bar.
More front toe out.
Reduce rear toe in slightly.
Increase front negative camber.
Increase positive caster.
Soften front springs.
Stiffen rear springs. .
May need more front suspension travel
Install wider front wheels.
Use softer front compound if possible
Use harder rear compound if possible
Remove weight from front of vehicle.
Add weight to rear of vehicle.
Drive a different line.
Use weight transfer to your advantage

At High Speed:
Increase front wing downforce
Too much front brake.
Vehicle is TWITCHY at limit and hard to keep ahead of in the steering department.
Lower front and rear tire pressures slightly
Suspension may be too stiff.
Shocks may be set too firm.
Tires may be old or hard.
Not have enough suspension travel.
Vehicle may have a toe problem front or rear.
Increase negative camber front and rear if possible.

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Too Loose, rear tires slide out first
Oversteer can be dangerous, especially at high speeds.

Oversteer Corrections
Lower front tire pressure
Raise rear tire pressure
Stiffen front shocks.
Soften rear shocks.
Raise front end.
Lower rear end
Reduce rear track
Install taller front tires
Install shorter rear tires.
Install narrower front tires
Install wider rear tires
Stiffen front sway bar.
Soften rear sway bar.
More front toe in.
Increase rear toe in.
Reduce front negative camber.
Reduce positive caster.
Stiffen front springs.
Soften rear springs
May need more rear suspension travel
Install wider rear wheels.
Use harder front compound if possible
Use softer rear compound if possible
Add weight to front of vehicle.
Remove weight from rear of vehicle.
Driver may be going in too deep.
Driver may be getting on the throttle too early.

At High Speed:
Increase rear wing downforce.
Too much rear brake.
Vehicle slides and is easy to drive at limit but does not corner to full potential.
Raise front and rear tire pressures slightly.
Suspension may be too soft.
Shocks may be too soft.
Roll centers may be too high.
Lower vehicle.
Tires may be too hard
Widen track front & rear.
 
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