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Old 08-03-2007, 09:47 AM   #13
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2004 Forester XT
bug spattered


Originally Posted by beachbum View Post
These 3-wheel contraptions have never seemed safe to me. They just look like they'd suffer from terrible lift-throttle oversteer and other rear-axle low traction problems. But hey, I'm not the one who spent $180 million trying to develop the thing. :shrug:
Lift-throttle oversteer is a result of weight transfer in the rear. This thing doesn't have any major weight back there, so no big deal.

I say put a set of sticky tires on the front instead of those goofy all-seasons, and let it rip.
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