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      08-26-2009, 10:56 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by swartzentruber View Post
My pretty strong opinion is that staggered on XI is purely a looks thing, and is actually detrimental to handling. If I were you, I'd recommend keeping it the way it is and being happy. The main purpose of wider rears is getting a bit better rear traction, but the natural impact is a bit more understeer (or reduction in oversteer). You don't need that additional rear traction (and extra understeer) due to having AWD.
Thanks Swartz. I will keep that in mind.
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