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post #1 of (permalink) Old 04-15-2002, 05:28 PM
marjammck
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Is it worth it?

I am not a competitor but wonder if having rear steering is an evolution that will last. For one its cost is its high cost and takes away part of the difficulty, not to say its easy. A new class has been created for people with this option but I think it takes away from the original intent? What do you guys think.
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 04-17-2002, 07:58 AM
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Re: Is it worth it?

I really doubt you will see it on non-competing rigs for awhile. Even some compititors say they're not sure they like it. Just a small change in steering changes the feel of the whole vehicle. At a compitition where points=$$$$, it makes sense. But out on the trail with your buddies.... it's probably still just a gimmick (expensive at that).
post #3 of (permalink) Old 05-06-2002, 10:16 PM
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Re: Is it worth it?

Hello guys,

I built a rear steering axle and was going to use elec over hydro....Was wondering if anyone knows a site where I can find info on a Auto centering device????? for atomatic straight tracking.....Thanks for the help!!!

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post #4 of (permalink) Old 06-20-2002, 10:52 AM
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Re: Is it worth it?

I don't think it's worth it. Rear steer is cool, and impressive, and can probably help on really, really hard core obstacles. Competition rigs aren't really using it that much because it costs them points. And for a trail rig the benefits don't out-weigh the costs... IMHO
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