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wheel spacers and trimming the bump stops?<p>i figured if you bumped the wheels out a little bit, you could trim some off the steering stops so that you could get a little increase of turning radius?<p>yes? no?<p>just one of those mid-afternoon ideas that floated in my head
 

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Re: possible improvement for turning radius with... (phuz)

The issue would then become the inside part of the wheel rubbing against the inner wheel well. IF there were any gains, it would be marginal at best (i.e. maybe an inch better turning radius).<p>Now, if you put a 100mm spacer on, then we're talking some possibilities here! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>R Salesman</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Now, if you put a 100mm spacer on, then we're talking some possibilities here! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"></TD></TR></TABLE><p>But wouldn't a wider stance contribute to a greater turning radius thus negating the benefit of the turn stops?
 

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Re: possible improvement for turning radius with... (phuz)

as said...it was a mid-afternoon idea, at best <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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A wider stance doesn't entail a wider turning <i>radius</i> IF there is increased turn angle. If the angle stays the same, however, than any increase in stance width will see an equal increase in turning <i>circumference</i>.<p>At least . . . I think <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: possible improvement for turning radius with... (R Salesman)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>R Salesman</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">The issue would then become the inside part of the wheel rubbing against the inner wheel well. IF there were any gains, it would be marginal at best (i.e. maybe an inch better turning radius).<p>Now, if you put a 100mm spacer on, then we're talking some possibilities here! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Widebody! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> that would be awsome! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: possible improvement for turning radius with... (phuz)

Pretty much the only significant way to improve the turning radius.<br> <IMG SRC="http://www.tireskate.com/images/tsdeep.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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hahaha! nice
 
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