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      05-07-2012, 08:30 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by tomtom11 View Post
so ideally i would put in the 38 psi up front and leave the rears with 35psi or even go down to like 34psi. that way i have the perfect contact patch up front and less grip in the rear. wouldnt this be beneficial in terms of reducing understeer?
No, that would have the opposite effect. When you raise the tire pressure you decrease traction (the size of your contact patch). To make your car less prone to understeer you would want to run higher pressure in the rear than in the front.
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